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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.

Paso Robles, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Educator for our after-school (K-6) education program at the Creston Garden Apartment’s Learning Center in Paso Robles, CA.

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 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 position is part time (20 hours/week).

Responsibilities:

  • Plans 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/training.
  • 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:

Application can be downloaded at:

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Goleta, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated Assistant Property Manager to support our 75 unit family apartment complex in Goleta, CA, located on the beautiful California Central Coast.

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:

  • All duties related to processing tenant applications
  • Assist with annual re-certifications for tenants
  •  Reinforcing lease, addendum, house rules, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation for audits
  • Collect rents and maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations
  •  Assist with move-in inspections with tenants
  •  Review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  •  Perform move-out inspections with Portfolio Manager and/or Maintenance Manager
  • Arrange for re-keying of front door locks
  • Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner
  • Process repairs quickly to ensure the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Process work orders by notifying maintenance staff or an outside provider of needed repairs
  • Track preventive maintenance and process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Check community areas and shared spaces for cleanliness and safety
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas and assist tenants with lockout
  •  Assist tenants in organizing regular cultural and national celebrations
  • Maintain the community room calendar, if applicable
  • Be prepared for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.

Requirements:

  • Must be outgoing, relate and work well with tenants
  • Must be be highly organized and have excellent communication skills
  • Affordable property management experience preferred (USDA, TCAC, HOME and/or HUD) desired
  •  Excellent computer skills a must and experience working
  • YARDI property management software highly desirable
  •  Candidates must have access to a reliable vehicle, proof of insurance and valid CA driver’s license
  • Light lifting, walking and the ability to bend/squat for short periods of time

To apply, send resume and application to:

Application can be downloaded at:

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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:

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San Luis Obispo, CA

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Senior Accounting Manager to oversee the fiscal department team and operations related to the Property Management services.

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:

  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting functions of the Property Management Department. Includes hiring, supervision, performance management and training of staff and for the assurance that all staff are in compliance with policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Supervises and trains the Accounting Manager, providing guidance on management of the broader team.
  • Prepares and analyzes cash projections to identify trends and variances from forecasts for the property management department. Conducts similar analysis for properties and other entities when requested.
  • Provides account payables and Yardi system guidance and support to site managers and other staff as needed. Works with other staff (Compliance Manager, Portfolio Managers) to identify issues for training and development of appropriate training materials.
  • Ensures the fiscal health of the rental properties.
  • Analyzes financial results of properties managed to identify trends. Prepares internal management reports to summarize and communicate these and other results.
  • Supports monthly financial reports and analyses for PSHH property management and related entity operations in a manner to provide useful information for the following stakeholders: Board, Executive Officers, Director of Property Management, Sr. Asset Manager, Portfolio Managers, and the Controller of Property Management.
  • Supports the annual corporate and property budgeting process. Provides assistance in preparing detailed budget reports for the individual properties and on a consolidated basis
  • Works with department heads, site personnel, and accounting staff to explain major budget and year-over-year variances.
  • Identifies issues for resolution with Yardi Client Support or other Yardi consultants.
  • Coordinates the preparation and update of Yardi procedures manuals for implementation of Yardi best practices.
  • Assists with customization and report generation in Yardi.
  • Participates in conversion process when Yardi upgrades occur.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Director of Property Management, or Executive Officers.

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge and previous responsibility for the general ledger close process, trial balance review function and financial statement compilation procedures using U.S. GAAP.
  • Outstanding leadership skills, including the ability to effectively lead teams, motivate staff, hire and retain employees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills:
  • Ability to communication effectively with Management, Portfolio and Site Managers, department heads, and staff.
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills to plan, coordinate, present and recap monthly meetings with internal customers.
  • Strong computer spreadsheet and documentation skills required for compilation, analysis, and management review of large quantities of data.
  • Proven Microsoft office software and general computer proficiency required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to deadlines, with inventive approaches to resolving conflicts, if they arise
  • Willingness to share knowledge with others; team player mentality
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership of assigned functions, procedures and tasks
  • Flexible enough to take on new tasks and rearrange priorities
  • Strong desire to learn the affordable housing industry and its specific accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ accounting/financial analysis experience, preferably in a non-profit organization or in real estate/property management industry.
  • Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience of accounting staff and financial analysts.
  • Minimum 2 years’ of audit support experience with coordination of auditor documentation requests and timely responses to questions that arise.
  • Yardi property management software experience highly desirable, particularly in the Financial Manager, Affordable and Residential menu options.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license with proof of insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.

To apply, send resume and application to:

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Paso Robles, CA., Santa Barbara, CA., Goleta, CA.

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire motivated Substitute Educators for our after-school (K-6) Education Program in various locations that include Paso Robles, Goleta, and Santa Barbara.

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, 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, 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 (***on-call, as needed***).

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
  • 2 years of study at a higher institute, an AA degree or have passed substitute teacher test
  • 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

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

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

Application can be downloaded at:

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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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