Who we are:
For over 30 years, CSH has changed the lives of highly impacted people by:
- Helping communities create over 335,000 homes for individuals and families;
- Providing technical assistance and support to communities across the country including over $1B in capital; and
- Ensuring access to the services and supports that people and communities need to thrive.
CSH has proven supportive housing can change the lives of individuals, families, and communities.
We have created a team of nationally recognized experts who are dedicated to our organization and its goals. We attract talented and diverse individuals, offer competitive salaries and benefits, generous leave and paid time off, and fully embrace the philosophy that work-life balance is achievable. With the goal of attracting exceptional candidates committed to making a difference and who aspire to get the job done, CSH is now accepting applications for a Senior Program Manager (SPM) based in the Pacific Northwest (in the Portland, OR or Seattle, WA regions) or the California Bay Area to support our work in the region. The region includes Washington, Oregon, and Northern California with potential limited opportunities in Hawai’i and Alaska.
Why we need you:
CSH is seeking results-oriented individual committed to racial equity and advancing anti-racism practices to support efforts to expand housing and service solutions for highly impacted populations, increase cross sector involvement, and create quality supportive housing. All CSH staff are working virtually until our offices open post-pandemic.
What you will do:
- Deliver in-person and virtual technical assistance, trainings, and webinars on supportive housing.
- Support efforts to create a multi-sector approach to serving highly impacted populations.
- Contribute to CSH’s priorities to advance racial equity, address racial disparities in housing and services, and engage and collaborate with communities of color, culturally specific organizations, and persons with lived experience.
- Act as project manager for contracts and/or grants, ensuring clearly defined team roles, on time and on-budget deliverables, and delivery of quality products. CSH expects project managers to foster a work environment based on quality teamwork, mutual accountability, and high quality performance.
- Establish and maintain high quality relationships and partnerships with key community stakeholders. Particularly with staff from jurisdictional and non-profit agencies tied to systems related to supportive housing that include homelessness, housing, physical and behavioral health, justice, child welfare, youth, older adults, and others.
- Cultivate new relationships and funding opportunities including fielding and responding to external requests for resources and support. Participate in team fund development activities.
- Provide system transformation analysis, process facilitation, and support to and across multiple systems that work with people who benefit from supportive housing.
- Develop and deliver trainings and webinars along with written resources.
- Participate in regional planning, operations discussions, and activities.
- Employ anti-racist approaches in all aspects of internal and external work.
How we work:
CSH staff are adaptable, entrepreneurial, creative, and flexible problem-solvers. We are strategic thinkers who are committed to racial equity and treating each other— and the communities we serve—with respect. You should share a passion for the CSH mission and possess the skills to meet the expectation of this role to help shape how we share our ambitious mission. Specifically, we are seeking:
- 5+ years of experience in supportive housing, behavioral and physical healthcare, homelessness, justice, child welfare and/or related fields.
- Bachelor’s degree; equivalent experience may substitute for education.
- Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color and people with lived experience, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.
- An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including business writing, the ability to facilitate and train, be an active listener, ability to represent CSH externally and internally.
- Previous project management experience with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills and the ability to manage teams, budgets and deadlines with moderate supervision.
- Knowledge and experience in providing technical assistance and consulting services to diverse stakeholders including government, and experience and familiarity with permanent housing and services models for highly impacted populations.
- Experience with colleagues and external audiences and partners in the areas of public policy, systems change, housing development and operations, and/or the delivery of supportive services.
- Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically and socially diverse communities.
- Ability to lead initiatives, implement projects, and pursue goals with minimal supervision.
- Frequent local and regional travel and occasional national travel required (when it is safe to do so, once in-person gatherings resume).
CSH offers generous benefits, opportunities for professional growth, and competitive salaries. Our salaries are based on work locations. The mid-range salary for CSH’s Senior Program Manager in an average cost location is $85,000. Exact salary offers will be based on where the candidate works and the candidate’s experience.
Candidates should apply by clicking on the link below. All candidates should attach their Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Expectations as one Microsoft Word or PDF document.