Mobile Home Program Resident Organizer
The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s Mobile Home Program is seeking an experienced and committed individual with a high degree of initiative to join our team. We are looking for a motivated, problem-solver to provide education and outreach to residents of Vermont’s mobile home parks. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to work closely with our clients and community demonstrating strong communication and facilitation skills as well as to learn and maintain a working knowledge of related statutes and regulations. Job responsibilities include: providing direct service to residents including individual advocacy, identifying resources and solutions to improve or maintain housing conditions; conducting emergency preparedness outreach, facilitating community meetings, data entry, provide training and technical support for resident groups and resident-owned cooperatives and assisting the program director with managing multiple projects as needed. Successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent skills and abilities. Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: housing counseling, low-income advocacy, code enforcement, emergency planning, community organizing and education, or cooperative development is desired. Effective verbal and written communication skills - bilingual abilities a plus; a good driving record and access to a private vehicle is necessary. This is a 40 hour / week position with excellent benefits. To learn more about this position, please visit www.cvoeo.org. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to MHPResidentOrganizer@cvoeo.org. CVOEO is interested in candidates who can contribute to our diversity and excellence. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.