CHOICE Project Associate – Boston, MA

The Community Builders, Inc. is the largest nonprofit urban housing developer in the United States.  Our mission is to build strong communities where people of all incomes can achieve their fullest potential.  We do this by developing, financing, and operating high quality affordable mixed-income housing, by coordinating access to support services, and by planning and implementing other community and economic initiatives critical to the communities we serve.  Every employee who works for The Community Builders understands what it means to make a significant difference in the lives of others.  Due to anticipated growth and ongoing needs, we are searching for a CHOICE Project Associate to join our team.

The CHOICE Project Associate will be based in the Boston corporate office and will have primary responsibility for initial implementation and ongoing management of a $29 million CHOICE Implementation Grant for TCB, the Federal Grantee.  The CHOICE Project Associate will work alongside NSP2 Grantee staff and will spend approximately 75% of their time administering compliance for the CHOICE Grantee function.  This position will report to the NSP2 Program Manager.

This is a program position and does not require day-to-day intervention in real estate project management.  The CHOICE Project Associate primarily will provide day-to-day oversight of data collection, all federal and state reporting and regulatory compliance for a $29 million Choice Grant awarded to TCB in connection with a single project in Cincinnati, OH.  The CHOICE Project Associate will also staff the CHOICE Working Group which will include, on some occasions, TCB functional leadership working on the CHOICE grant and on other occasions, working with other awardees of CHOICE Implementation Grants.

Essential Functions:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education & Experience:
Masters Degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, related field or equivalent experience
Some experience in a mission driven or advocacy organization, or background in community organizing and coalition building


Interested candidates should send Cover Letter/Resume to:

The Community Builders, Inc. is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
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