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We are always searching for passionate individuals to join our team. PSHH offers an array of dynamic, rewarding opportunities to strengthen your career while making a difference. When you work with PSHH, you enter a culture of respect, collaboration, integrity, compassion, and professionalism.

We seek ambitious candidates who identify with our mission,
core values and are eager to contribute to the success of our team.

Does this sound like you? Come spend this season of your
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San Luis Obispo, CA.

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Accounting Clerk to Property Management Fiscal department.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a the longest serving nonprofit organization on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate posting of accounts payable (A/P) batches for the properties and related entities.
  • Processes the weekly check runs, matching supporting documentation, obtaining the required signatures, mailing to the vendor and filing the check stub and the invoice in the A/P files.
  • Assist in preparing the annual 1098’s and 1099’s.
  • Provides appropriate information to and assists with research requested by staff, vendors or auditors.
  • Assists in compiling and summarizing data used in the preparation of financial reports.
  • Utilizes various computer programs to perform above duties.
  • Performs general clerical duties.
  • Travels to financial institutions to make bank deposits.
  • Attends local training seminars.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by direct Supervisor or the Senior Accounting Manager.

Requirements:

  • Skilled at use of 10-key and other general office equipment.
  • Experienced user of MS suite – Outlook, Excel, Word; Access knowledge would be useful.
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for detail and accuracy with numbers.
  • Must have a positive attitude and professional telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to get along with fellow employees and to communicate effectively with department heads, staff, and external contacts.
  • Ability to issue professional internal and external correspondence (letters, memos, email, etc.)
  • Ability to handle a high volume of detailed and repetitive work in a professional manner, i.e., timely, accurate, and complete.
  • Must have a minimum of two years full charge bookkeeping experience, with a demonstrable awareness of internal control in the accounts payable function; and working knowledge of trial balances and journal entries.
  • High school graduate or G.E.D. and some college level accounting courses.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and have access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and lift up to 10 pounds (files, paperwork, etc.)

To apply, send resume and application to:

  • Email: hr@pshhc.org
  • Fax: 805.544.1901
  • Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

San Luis Obispo, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Deputy Director of Multifamily Housing Development to lead and direct high priority projects under the general direction of the Director of Multifamily Housing Development, CFO and CEO.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest serving nonprofit organization on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farm workers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and direct assigned staff to take projects from original concept through completion.
  • Ensure successful project outcomes and alignment with company goals.
  • Represent the company in the community and take a lead role in new business development.
  • Communicate with company executive regarding the status of specific projects and business development initiatives.
  • Manage staff and directly support projects as needed.
  • Identify sites for potential housing developments.
  • Assist in site acquisition negotiations with property owners.
  • Conduct economic feasibility analyses.
  • Supervise identification, preparation and submittal of competitive applications to federal, state, local, and private funding sources for site acquisition, pre-development, construction, and permanent financing.
  • Apply for and obtain required government permits and approvals.
  • Represent the corporation before public bodies, community and neighborhood groups, and financing agencies in promoting PSHH and its goals; these meetings may occur throughout the three county area served and may occur in the evening hours.
  • Coordinate the development process internally and with other professionals, including architects, attorneys, contractors, finance agencies, title companies and public officials, to ensure a high standard of quality.
  • Prepare and submit proposals for administrative funding.
  • Assist and supervise the preparation and update of project pro forma, construction budgets, cash flow projections, capital outlay and operating budgets.
  • Ensure proper execution tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
  • Ensure project deliverables are established, using requirement gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and documented in the project charter.
  • Supervise, review and approve actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
  • Ensure documentation of high-level risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations.
  • Develop and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Actively participate in staff training and organizational functions and activities as needed.
  • Prepare reports as required by funding sources.
  • Other duties as required by the Division Manager, CEO, CFO or their designates.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years in real estate/housing development construction or finance, preferably for a non-profit development
  • Experience with governmental grant programs and a thorough understanding of low-income tax credit financing; advanced degree in lieu of experience would be considered.
  • A degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a related field is desirable; preference may be given to those possessing advanced degrees (PhD, MBA, MPA, MS, MA, JD, etc.) or certifications.
  • The ability to build strong and effective working relationships, with excellent written and oral presentation skills are essential.
  • Must possess the ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail.
  • Have the capacity to negotiate contracts to minimize costs while insuring that the scope of work is comprehensive and accurate.
  • Personal qualities desired include a high degree of self-motivation, initiative, entrepreneurship, creativity, perseverance, flexibility, high moral standards, and a sensitivity of the greater social values upon which the activities of organizations such as PSHH are based.
  • Must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess strong listening skills, listening intently to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being shared.
  • Possess a management style where contributions are recognized and people are praised for a job well done.
  • Must embrace diversity, be open to different points of view, and treat people with respect.
  • Must demonstrate high ethics and values, inspire loyalty and trust and handle oneself in a way that follows our core values.
  • Ability and practice of supporting team building through mutual trust, encouraging respect and cooperation among team members.

To apply, send resume and application to:

Download Application

Goleta, CA.

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire motivated Literacy/Math Educators for our after-school (K-6) Education Program for two locations in  Goleta (Casa de Los Carneros and Villa La Esperanza).

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a the longest serving nonprofit organization on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This position is part time (20 hours/week).

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements after school program using web-based programs (Lexia, Freckle, and I-Ready).
  • Works with students in grades K through 8.
  • Regularly communicates with parents, onsite Educators, and partner organizations the students’ progress.
  • Ensures student roster is up-to-date.
  • Attends all regional meetings and any other meetings/trainings.
  • Inputs data daily and weekly, as well as submits monthly reports.
  • Performs office work: phone, email, copying, filing, scanning, organizing, etc.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in English (verbal and in writing), Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Can effectively manage large groups of children.
  • Works productively both independently and in team environments.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to maintain cultural sensitivity when working with the public and our staff.
  • 1 year’s experience teaching or tutoring grades K through 12, groups of 15+ preferred
  • Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s Degree/CBEST preferred.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to a dependable automobile and/or means of reliable transportation.

Other Requirements:

  • Must successfully complete the DOJ fingerprint testing and show proof of TB clearance
  • Must be First Aid and CPR certified
  • Must meet the minimum qualifications for an instructional aide, pursuant to policies of the school district by having a teaching credential or passing the district Instructional Assistant Test
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to a dependable automobile and/or means of reliable transportation.
  • May have to sit, stand, and/or walk for long period of time.
  • May have to reach, squat, bend, and/or lift office-related objects.

To apply, send resume and application to:

  • Email: hr@pshhc.org
  • Fax: 805.544.1901
  • Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

Ventura, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Project Manager II of Multifamily Housing Development to lead and direct high priority projects under the general direction of the Director and Deputy Director of Multifamily Housing Development, CFO and CEO.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest serving nonprofit organization on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farm workers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify sites for potential housing developments.
  • Assist in site acquisition negotiations with property owners.
  • Conduct economic feasibility analyses.
  • Identify, prepare and submit competitive applications to federal, state, local, and private funding sources for site acquisition, pre-development, construction, and permanent financing.
  • Apply for and obtain required government permits and approvals.
  • Represent the corporation before public bodies, community and neighborhood groups, and financing agencies in promoting PSHH and its goals. These meetings may occur throughout the three county area served and may occur in the evening hours.
  • Coordinate the development process internally and with other professionals, including architects, attorneys, contractors, finance agencies, title companies and public officials, to ensure a high standard of quality.
  • Prepare and submit proposals for administrative funding.
  • Prepare and update project proforma, construction budgets, cash flow projections, capital outlay and operating budgets.
  • Actively participate in staff training and organizational functions and activities as needed.
  • Prepare reports as required by funding sources.
  • Assemble a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing a scheduling to ensure timely completion of a project.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
  • Conduct a kickoff meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus.
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
  • Document high-level risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations.
  • Develop and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Other duties as required by the Department Director, CEO, CFO or those they designate.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of project management experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years in real estate/housing development construction, or finance, preferably for a non-profit developer.
  • Experience with governmental grant programs and a thorough understanding of low-income tax credit financing; advanced degree in lieu of experience would be considered.
  • Ability to build strong and effective working relationships, with excellent written and oral presentation skills are essential.
  • Must possess the ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess strong listening skills, listening intently to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being shared.
  • Must demonstrate high ethics and values, inspiring loyalty and trust through handling oneself ethically and in line with company values.
  • Must value team building and building mutual trust through respect and cooperation.
  • Recognizes and praises team members for their contributions and a job well done.
  • Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a related field is desirable; preference may be given to those possessing advanced degrees (PhD, MBA, MPA, MS, MA, JD, etc.) or certifications.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and current automobile insurance.

License/Certification Incentives:

  • A five percent (5%) salary increase is available for a Project Manager II that obtains a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This increase remains as long as the certification is maintained. Necessary fees for certification are eligible for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing education incentive.

To apply, send resume and application to:

Download Application

To apply, please send your resume and completed application using one of the below options:

Email to HR@pshhc.org
Mail or hand deliver to 3533 Empleo, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

View and download our employment application here.

PSHH considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a
Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.

In addition, PSHH complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination
in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. PSHH also provides
reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the
American with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

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