Job Opportunities


Program Manager

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Position: Full-time/hourly
Hours: 40 hours/week

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County (HFHVC) is a leader in supporting the need for affordable housing having built 70 affordable homes and repaired or renovated over 120 houses over the past 30 years. HFHVC has the opportunity to support more families in Ventura County, CA through increased building of new affordable homes, expanding our critical home repair program and providing neighborhood revitalization programs.

Role Summary:
The Program Manager will support the Site Supervisor in all aspects of providing services to families requesting home repairs through our Habitat Home Repair program. This includes responsibility for communicating with prospective program recipients, maintaining records, and providing support for other aspects of the program.

Key responsibilities:
 Promote HFHVC’s Home Repair program in the community. Join coalitions and networks that support HFHVC’s mission to provide critical home repairs to elderly, veteran and disabled homeowners.
 Manage correspondence with all prospective program recipients including initial inquiries, contracts for support and closure documents.
 Screen applicants and ensure all recipient files are fully compliant with required documentation and support.
 Work closely with the HFHVC home repair construction team on project planning, document preparation, coordinate materials, subcontractors, and coordination with the program recipients.
 Be knowledgeable of all Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) requirements and opportunities for family services. Participate in HFHI networking opportunities.
 Lead the preparation of monthly reimbursement documents for several partner cities and the County of Ventura who fund a portion of HFHVC’s construction activities for low-income homeowners.
 Other duties as assigned.
Required – Bilingual in Spanish and English

Preferred Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree
 Passion for working with individuals of diverse populations and families in need.
 Ability to prioritize duties and deliver successful results.
 Must be able to work flexible days and hours.
 Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and provide direction to staff and volunteers to support required tasks.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High level of customer service skills. Must be able to communicate in a professional, compelling, and knowledgeable manner.
 Ability to work constructively and productively with staff, the Board of Directors, and committees.
 Positive attitude & enjoys working in a team oriented environment. Team player.
 Establish and maintain cooperative relationships.
 Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Quickbooks a plus. Must be comfortable learning new systems/software.

 

Interested applicants

This position is based in Oxnard, CA.
To apply, email the following to info@habitatventura.org. Please include “Program Manager – your last name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
1. Cover letter with salary requirements.
2. Current resume.
3. Reference list – 3 references
Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2018 or until position is filled. Ideal start date for this position is September 1 or earlier. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Director of Operations

Reports to: CEO

Position: Full Time

Position Description:

The Operations Director will work closely with the CEO and be responsible for all operational aspects of our growing home building and home repair operations, including volunteer recruitment and coordination. This is a hands-on leadership role requiring a collaborative work style, a strong business and planning skill set, the ability to represent Habitat in the community and leadership of a small team of construction managers and program/volunteer coordinators.

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is expanding its work developing and constructing new, affordable homes and providing critical home repairs for low income residents. This is a multi-faceted role which will have a significant influence on the success of the organization and our ability to support the need for affordable and decent housing in Ventura County.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Oversee all planning, budgeting and implementation aspects of new home construction and home repair activities.

• Working closely with the CEO, lead long-range property acquisition and development for affordable home ownership.

• Lead processes for Habitat’s home repair program supporting elderly, veteran and disabled homeowners with critical home repairs. Supervise a program coordinator who leads all day-to-day communication and contracts with program recipients and a full-time site supervisor who leads construction/repair activities.

• Apply for and manage documentation and compliance for grants supporting home building and home repairs for low income residents. Work closely with construction managers and finance on documentation and reimbursement processes.

• Lead the home repair and construction/development committees.

• Work with construction staff to manage and provide reports on construction budgets, actuals and subcontract administration. Ensure completion of projects on time and on budget and meeting all funding/HUD requirements.

• Oversee volunteer coordination activities ensuring a robust pipeline of volunteers for all Habitat activities.

• Perform other additional tasks as assigned by the CEO.

Preferred Qualifications:

 A Bachelor of Arts degree or higher
 Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and provide direction to staff and volunteers.
 Bilingual – Spanish and English
 Strong in organizational skills and process improvement. A background in construction will be helpful but the capacity to learn and grow is critical.
 Familiarity with affordable housing and non-profit management is helpful, but not required.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Must be able to communicate in a professional, compelling, and knowledgeable manner.
 Ability to work constructively and productively with staff, the Board of Directors, and committees.
 Positive attitude and enjoys working in a team oriented environment. Team player.
 Excellent computer skills including – Quickbooks, MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Ability to learn additional database software.

Compensation: To be determined. Includes medical, dental, vision and vacation benefits.

Interested applicants
Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County at www.habitatventura.org. This position is based in Oxnard, CA.

To apply, email the following to info@habitatventura.org. Please include “Operations Director – your last name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
1. Cover letter with compensation expectations.
2. Current resume.
3. Reference list – 3 references
Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2018 or until position is filled. Ideal start date for this position is August 1 or earlier. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is an equal opportunity employer.

07.02.18


Finance Manager

Reports to: CEO

Position: Full Time

Position Description:
The Finance Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County’s (HFHVC’s) finance operations and will assist the CEO and the Finance Committee with financial reporting and continually support improvements in our operations.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting team supporting the community with safe, decent, affordable housing. It is a hands-on role with one part-time employee supporting the finance manager.

Responsibilities:
• Lead all financial and administrative processes for the affiliate. (payables, receivables, payroll, accounting, cash management, HR, IT, etc.)
• Maintain accurate journals, ledgers, and accounting records, including the preparation of general journal entries, cash receipts, and invoices.
• Lead all banking and donation processes.
• Lead processes supporting the management of government funding applications, reimbursements and reports.
• Coordinate the Finance Committee and generate monthly financial reports and statements for the CEO, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
• Support the development of the annual budget.
• Perform fiscal year end accounting close outs with auditor. Lead the annual audit process and timely filing of tax returns.
• Monitor mortgage payments and servicing. Communicate as needed with staff and families on payment issues.
• Stay current on state and local HR regulations and law, and assist with any HR issues that arise with staff. Annually review employee handbook with CEO.
• Perform other additional tasks as assigned by the CEO.

Qualifications:
 A Bachelor of Arts degree or higher; Accounting degree.
 A minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including experience with accounts payable and receivable, preparation for tax return, management of an independent audit, and financial reports and statements.
 Experience with HR laws, regulations, and policies, and their application.
 Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and provide direction to staff and volunteers to support required financial processes.
 Willingness to be hands-on in all aspects of business and finance operations.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Able to communicate in a professional, compelling, and knowledgeable manner.

 Ability to work constructively and productively with staff, the Board of Directors, and committees.
 Positive attitude and enjoys working in a team oriented environment. Team player.
 Excellent computer skills including expertise QuickBooks, MS Word, and Excel. Ability to learn additional database software.

Compensation: To be determined. Includes medical, dental, vision and vacation benefits.

Interested applicants
Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County at www.habitatventura.org. This position is based in Oxnard, CA.

To apply, email the following to info@habitatventura.org. Please include “Finance Manager – your last name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
1. Cover letter with salary requirements.
2. Current resume.
3. Reference list – 3 references
Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2018 or until position is filled. Ideal start date for this position is June 1 or earlier. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is an equal opportunity employer.

04.26.2018

 


ReStore Associate – Simi Valley ReStore

Part-time

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County/Simi Valley ReStore is a non-profit organization that partners with families and the community to build homes for low-income families. The Habitat for Humanity Simi Valley ReStore is a discount home improvement store that brings in donations of new and used home remodeling materials from the public and resells them to raise money for local builds.

The ReStore in Simi Valley is hiring a part-time (16-32 hours per week) Store Associate.

The store hours at this time are 10 AM to 6 PM seven days a week, the scheduled shifts would most likely be 10 AM to 6:30 PM most weekends and a few weekdays.

Regular ReStore Tasks Include:
Pick up and deliver donations using Habitat for Humanity vehicles (primarily a 14′ or 16′ box truck).
Bring donations from receiving area to store floor, including regularly moving large and heavy objects (i.e. large furniture, cast iron tubs, stoves, fridges, etc.)
Keep store clean and organized, maintaining high safety standards by eliminating hazards and liabilities (e.g. clutter, tripping hazards, falling objects, etc.).
Greeting, building relationship with, and helping customers (including answering specific questions about building materials and any questions regarding construction or home repair in general)
Answer the store phone and help customers with any questions they have.
Check out customers using cash register.
Schedule driver pick ups for customer donations, while screening for quality of items.
Orient, train, and guide volunteers.
Unload and load materials from cars and trucks.
Ready donations for store front by cleaning, fixing, testing, etc.
Research (usually through the internet) and price donated items.
Use the proper tools (including pallet jack, hand truck, furniture dolly, or fork lift) to safely complete projects and tasks.
Develop and maintain safe and attractive displays for merchandise.
Work with a team of people to continually improve and grow the store.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED; equivalent work experience will be considered
Valid California Drivers License.
Ability to safely lift 70+ lbs, stand, squat, bend, and climb in/out of a truck on a regular basis
Ability to be on your feet for close to 8 hours per day
Ability to keep up with the physical demands of the job
Knowledge of the construction and home repair field
Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays
Basic computer skills

What we’re looking for:
Proven record of excellent customer service
Knowledge of Habitat for Humanity’s mission and processes
Spanish/English bilingual is a plus
Fork Lift Certification is a plus
Interest in non-profit work (a track record of community work is a plus)
Retail experience (retail warehouse or hardware store preferred)

Skills:
Strong problem-solving
Multi-tasking
Clear communication
Active listening
Strong people skills
Level-headed
Organized and meticulous
Spatial intelligence
Highly observant
Collaborative
Takes direction well
Sales confidence
Self-Motivated
Visual Merchandising
Prioritizing tasks
Recollection
Consistent Follow Through

We are looking for a specific fit for the job. We will be putting applicants through a rigorous selection process. Please only apply if you feel you will be a stand-out applicant.
You must pass a background check process that includes criminal, credit, and driving record.

There is a possibility that a drug test may be required for some positions.
To Apply for the position:
Email a cover letter to restore@habitatventura.org including three personal references, three professional references, your hours of availability, and attach your resume in PDF format in response.

Resume should include all relevant work experience (including the last 10 years of employment); relevant volunteer experience; a summary of qualifications; relevant merits, training, certifications, licenses, and achievements; previous education; and any other information you think is important for us to know.