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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 professional career building resilient communities with us.

To apply, send your resume to [email protected] and complete an application online using the link below:

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Solicitud de Empleo En Línea (Español)

Santa Maria, CA

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire motivated Substitute Educators who are looking to gain experience in Education and who love working with children. These individuals will assist in implanting our program objectives and reach our goals, to meet the needs of our targeted population.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is a the longest serving nonprofit developer 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 an on-call position (as needed basis)

Salary DOE, benefit package includes:
• Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
• An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities
• Help implement program objectives and goals to meet the needs of the targeted population
• Support child education based on grade level, schools attended and subjects needing assistance
• Help schedule enhancement program daily tutoring activities
• Help maintain, update and/or create student progress files
• Help monitor participant progress in conjunction with the Educator
• Attend meetings with Regional Coordinator to monitor progress and help refine and create program
• Perform other duties as required by the Regional Coordinator

Requirements
• Bilingual in English/Spanish required
• Demonstrated ability to work well with children in an educational setting
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
• Culturally sensitive to the target population
• Ability to work well with other Educators, department leadership, and volunteers
• Ability to lead groups of students in different activities: crafts, enrichment activities, or P.E.
• Ability to tutor students, grade K-12, in all subjects
• Experience working with special needs children desired
• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Must successfully complete the DOJ fingerprint testing and show proof of TB clearance
•First Aid and CPR certified preferred

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

North County Region

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Portfolio Manager to support the Property Management Department. This individual will oversee the North County Region.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is the longest serving nonprofit developer 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 Profit Sharing Plan
• Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
• Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
• An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities

Supervisory

  • Hire, manage, develop and terminate site personnel.
  • Responsible for monitoring and directing all management related activities with site level personnel to ensure that essential functions are met on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Working with the Compliance Manager and Senior Portfolio Manager, ensure site managers receive appropriate and timely training to stay current with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide training to staff in necessary functions.
  • Build a cohesive team that can rely on each other.
  • Plan coverage for unexpected absences.
  • Complete necessary trackers, dashboards, and reports.

Financial

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual property budgets.
  • Review the budget to actual performance on a monthly basis.
  • Review the tenants’ receivable report with the site managers, including the analysis of the collection of late fees and damages.
  • Ensure that rent collection procedures are followed and benchmarks are achieved.
  • Ensure occupancy levels are at budgeted levels or higher.
  • Meet periodically with a Financial Analyst to discuss needs and concerns.

Management and Compliance

  • Monitor vacancy at each property in the portfolio, analyzing number of days vacant, turnover rate and the reasons for turnover to establish trends.
  • Make routine visits to each site and ensure that office procedures are organized and followed.
  • Include safety topics as regular part of department meetings.
  • Review the waiting list and applicant process for compliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Ensure property managers complete annual re-certifications according to policy.
  • Ensure that all regulatory compliance requirements and reporting are followed, monitored, and completed.
  • Address resident concerns appropriately and timely.
  • Work with SHP to prevent unnecessary evictions.
  • Supervise the development of a community event calendar; ensuring activities are in accordance with budget guidelines, management goals, and regulatory requirements.
  • Review tenant issues, including late payment of rent and warning notices.
  • Ensure timely issuance of 3-day notices and termination notices.
  • Ensure tenant files are maintained with clear supporting and written documentation of all issues.
  • Ensure that all first year files from each property have been copied and that the originals are filed in a safe “off-site” and/or central location.

Maintenance

  • Make routine visits to each site and ensure preventive maintenance and physical plant repairs or upgrades are established and addressed.
  • Collaborate with Maintenance Supervisors and staff to ensure work orders are completed on a timely basis.
  • Conduct regular site-specific assessments in conjunction with Facilities Manager and Asset Manager.
  • Participate in a team environment to prepare, maintain, and update site-specific emergency planning manual.
  • Assist in implementing training of site personnel required to implement emergency planning manual.
  • Periodically accompany Maintenance personnel on unit inspections.

Special Projects

  • In partnership with Asset Manager, develop long-term capital plans.
  • Oversee the capital project request process with Asset Management, Fiscal, and Maintenance.
  • Conduct quarterly site inspections and reports for the IIPP
  • Establishing rents and FMR for Section 8 vouchers on an annual basis, in accordance with regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • Develop and implement utility allowances, including analysis/development of rates for HUD/USDA
  • Coordinate and over-see initial project lease-ups, ensuring timely and accurate processing of applicants.
  • Work with Construction Department during rehab and new development projects to ensure PSHH standards are met.
  • Assist, as required, in the completion of all quarterly and annual reports to investors and housing programs on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the development of new policies and procedures to increase effectiveness and/or productivity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Previous property management experience required.
  • Experience working with Affordable Housing is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of landlord tenet law.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills. Able to work as an effective member of a team and in a collaborative manner with staff, peers, and supervisor.
  • Experience in a customer-focused environment.
  • Previous experience supervising 1-3 direct reports.
  • Ability to interpret and understand financial information generated from property management software reports.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Excel and Word, required.
  • Yardi software skills desired.
  • Bilingual Spanish, desired.
  • Willingness to travel, as required.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred or equivalent experience in the affordable housing industry.
  • Current compliance certifications for HUD, USDA or Tax Credit preferred, or willingness to obtain certifications in all required areas within a reasonable time frame.
  • Valid CA driver’s license, proof of car insurance and a reliable vehicle.

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

Ventura, CA

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a Deputy Director of Multifamily Housing Department to lead and direct high priority projects under the general direction of the Director of Multifamily Housing Development.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer 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 Profit Sharing Plan
• 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, supporting details of the project where 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, predevelopment, 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.
  • Coordinate the development process internally and with outside partners, 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 proforma, construction budgets, cashflow projections, capital outlay and operating budget.
  • Actively participate in staff training and organizational functions and activities as needed.
  • Prepare reports as required by funding sources.
  • Ensure successful project outcomes and alignment with company goals.
  • Represent the company in the community and takes a lead role in new business development.
  • Communicate with company executives regarding the status of specific projects and business development initiatives.
  • Ensure proper execution of tasks as defined in the project plan to achieve project goals.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated and reflective of authorized changes.
  • Facilitate customer acceptance of project plans and related changes.
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan to align stakeholders and team members.
  • Ensure project deliverables are established, using requirement gathering techniques (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 cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to ensure project efficiency.
  • Identify high-level risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgement in order to understand project limitations.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Communicate information and ideas, both verbally and in writing, clearly and in a way that many different types of audiences can understand.
  • Exhibit the highest standard of professionalism, including active listening, recognition of team and partners, handling oneself ethically, and building trust to encourage mutual respect.
  • Other duties as required by the Director of Multifamily Housing Development, CFO, EVP, or CEO.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years in real estate/housing development construction or finance, preferably for a non-profit development, with 2 years in a leadership capacity.
  • Experience with governmental grant programs and a thorough understanding of low-income tax credit financing.
  • Advanced degree in lieu of experience considered.
  • Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a related field desirable.
  • Preference may be given to those possessing advanced degrees (PhD, MBA, MPA, MS, MA, JD) or relevant certifications.
  • Knowledge base and skills required to meet the expectations of the essential functions of this position.
  • Ability to build strong and effective working relationships, with excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail.
  • Capacity to negotiate contracts to minimize costs while insuring that the scope of work is comprehensive and accurate.
  • High degree of self-motivation, initiative, entrepreneurship, creativity, perseverance, flexibility and high moral standards.
  • Sensitivity around the values and mission that the activities of organizations such as PSHH are based.
  • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • PMP certification strongly desired.

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

 San Luis Obispo, CA

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Donor Relations Coordinator to assist our Communications and Resource Development Department. This individual will track all in-house donations through a data base and maintain relationships with a wide range of consultants and business partners.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is a the longest serving nonprofit developer 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

  • Accurately maintain the in-house donor database, ETapestry, timely gift processing and accurate bulk mailings.
  • Support the Communications and Resource Development team with data for the purposes of donor stewardship, public relations and marketing.
  • Assist with in house and outside meetings and events.
  • Assist with cultivation of existing philanthropic partners and with potential supporters.

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of fundraising terminology and practices.
  • Experience working at a non-profit organization
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • At least two years of prior experience dealing with tracking, reviewing, and managing donations.
  • Be able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Possess problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional written/verbal communication skills, Spanish language skills preferred.
  • Organized, detail oriented and focused, especially under pressure and with distractions and interruptions.
  • Ability to diplomatically and collaboratively work in fast-paced team setting.
  • Proven ability to treat pertinent information with confidentiality.
  • Familiar with office procedures and policies
  • Ability to manage mass mailings and appropriately use office systems.
  • Ability to collaborate with personnel in an effective, professional, respectful manner.
  • Ability to work and maintain relationships with a wide range of consultants and business partners.
  • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license, proof of insurance and have access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Some bending, walking, lifting, pushing/pulling. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

 

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

Los Osos, CA

 

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated Maintenance Technician to maintain our coastal properties in Los Osos, CA.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is the longest serving nonprofit developer 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

  • Walk interior and exterior sidewalks on a daily basis, removing debris and trash, washing the sidewalks/curbs/gutters as needed, and checking fencing for any required repairs.
  • Clean, paint and repair vacant units consistent with PSHH policy and procedures.
  • Review all work orders on a daily basis through the Yardi system, and make repairs for tenant after notification of entry if the repair does not require an outside vendor.
  • Determine if any items requiring repair is under warranty and contact the manufacturer or contractor for repairs if under warranty.
  • Determine if any repair items are resident caused and notify Property Manager.
  • Maintain parts and supplies inventory. Order necessary parts, appliances, etc.
  • Complete periodic inspections of units in coordination with the Facilities Manager.
  • Be present at various inspections and prepare inspection reports as requested.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance for building systems and equipment as prescribed in property Preventative Maintenance Plan.
  • Notify the Property Manager of any tenant violations.
  • Clean dumpster areas and make sure the gates are closed when not in active use.
  • Ensure that rain gutters are free of debris.
  • Repair washers and dryers as needed, or notify the Property Manager to contact an outside repair vendor.
  • Repair and change locks as needed, and manage tenant lockouts.
  • Unlock and lock the driveway gates per the approved schedule, for sites with security gates.
  • Work within the approved budget for each site in coordination with the Maintenance Supervisor and Property Manager.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 year maintenance or construction experience required.
  • Microsoft Office and general computer proficiency highly desired.
  • Ability to operate light equipment and hand tools used in maintenance and repair required.
  • Yardi or similar work order software experience highly desired.
  • Valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand and walk 7-8 hours daily, bend, squat, reach.
  • Willing to travel to different properties for coverage, after hour calls, and emergency repairs.

 

 

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

Pismo Beach, CA to Five Cities, CA

 

People’s Self-Help Housing is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Property Manager to support three different properties in the Pismo Beach, CA and Five Cities, CA area. This individual will oversee around 40 multi-family units. On the beautiful Central Coast.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, People’s Self-Help Housing is the longest serving nonprofit developer 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

Compliance

  • All duties related to processing tenant applications including marketing the property, accepting and receiving applications, qualifying applicants by checking credit and criminal background, previous landlord and other references, verifying income, maintaining waiting list, showing apartments and reviewing lease contracts with tenants.
  • All duties related to processing tenant applications
  • Annually re-certify tenants by the effective date
  • Review and prepare for audits from regulatory agencies and investors by ensuring that all internal and regulatory compliance requirements are followed and completed
  • Attend training classes and seminars to stay current with appropriate property required certification
  • Maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations

Maintenance/Safety

  • Perform move-out inspections with Maintenance Manager
  • Ensure settlement statements and other parts of the move out process are completed accurately and timely
  • Maintain accurate information on vacancies and the make ready process
  • Arrange for re-keying of door locks
  • Process repairs quickly to ensure the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Perform move-in inspections with tenants
  • Ensures all turnover procedures are followed, and that turnovers are accomplished in a timeframe and manner consistent with PSHH standards, and the property’s budgetary goals and limitations.
  • Ensure work orders are prioritized and completed according to policy
  • Track preventive maintenance and process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Check community areas and shared spaces for cleanliness and safety on a daily basis
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas
  • Be prepared for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.
  • Ensure physical standards for each site are achieved in accordance with expectations of the organization.
  • Prepare for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.
  • Process work orders by notifying maintenance staff, landscape staff or an outside provider as instructed, of needed repairs. Track preventive maintenance. Process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Maintain a maintenance file for each unit to maintain warranty information, track and schedule preventative maintenance required and performed
  • Check community spaces, grounds, mailboxes and parking areas for cleanliness and safety on a daily basis

Resident Management

  • Review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  • Assist tenants in organizing regular cultural and national celebrations
  • Help to coordinate, through department collaboration, self-sufficiency tenant programs and activities
  • Reinforcing lease, addendums, house rules with proper notices and meetings
  • Perform move-in inspections with tenants; re-review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  • Perform move-out inspections in coordination with Portfolio Manager and/or Facilities/Maintenance Manager. Arrange for re-keying of front door locks. Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner. Make sure any repairs/maintenance needs are made as quickly as possible so that the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Maintain the community room calendar, if applicable. Review the cleaning policy, security deposit and other rules with tenants. Accept and refund deposits for appropriate use of community space
  • Work with the Health and Community Services Department, the Portfolio Manager and local agencies to coordinate self-sufficiency programs and recreational activities for tenants, if applicable. If applicable, advise tenants on accessing public and private social services
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas. Assist tenants with lockouts
  • Assist tenants in organizing typical cultural and national celebrations

Financial

  • Help with budget overview, work on early stages of budget development
  • Ensure variance reporting is completed monthly for each property
  • Collect rents according to policy and ensure benchmarks are met
  • Ensure leasing procedures are followed and occupancy levels are at standards
  • Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner
  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Collect rents, post to database, make bank deposits and maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations and within a timely manner. If applicable, collect laundry money, roll and deposit on a regular basis
  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis
  • Attend appropriate training classes and seminars to stay current with appropriate property required certification
  • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports as required
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • YARDI property management software highly desirable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with people of all cultures and economic status
  • Ability to provide professional and courteous customer service
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines autonomously
  • Experience working in an office environment and using office equipment
  • Affordable property management experience preferred (USDA, TCAC, HOME and/or HUD)
  • Proven ability and experience maintaining confidentiality with proprietary company information and personal client information.
  • Valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Light lifting (up to 20 pounds), walking, bending and squatting for short periods

 

To apply, send resume to:
• Email: [email protected]
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

complete application

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