Learn about job openings, internships, and fellowships available at CNHED membership organizations and throughout the sector.

The fee for posting community development-related job openings for non-CNHED members is $100 per 31 days of a given calendar month. Active, dues-paying CNHED members may post community development-related job openings from their organizations for free. Please email Rayna Whitted rwhitted@cnhed.org for questions or click the button above to submit a job post.

  • District Bridges – Multiple Positions District Bridges

    District Bridges is growing. Do you want to work for a dynamic organization serving some of DC’s best neighborhoods? Check out the job descriptions and if you think you’d be a good fit please send a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples to hiring@districtbridges.org.

    • Digital Learning Coordinator/Manager
    • Community Engagement Coordinator/Manager
    • Main Street Manager
    • Community Navigator – Columbia Heights
    • Community Coordinator – Columbia Heights


  • Workforce Development Manager Calvary Women's Services

    Calvary Women’s Services seeks a full time Workforce Development Manager with solid experience to provide leadership for Calvary’s job placement program, Step Up DC. We are looking for someone who loves workforce development and is eager and excited to take full responsibility for running all aspects of the Step Up DC program. Calvary is in a period of growth, so strong candidates will possess the skills and drive to build upon and expand a successful program so that it reaches even more people and has even greater impact on women in our community.

  • Tenant Organizer Latino Economic Development Center

    LEDC seeks multiple full-time Tenant Organizers to join an expanding team.

    Tenant Organizers work with low-income tenants in Washington, DC to exercise and protect their rights when their building is for sale, fight for better conditions in their building, and collaborate with city-wide campaigns to preserve affordable housing and prevent displacement.

  • Real Estate Development Manager Enterprise Community Partners

    The Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for managing the entire development process including feasibility analysis, acquisition, deal structuring, design development, financing, public approvals, construction, marketing, leasing and close-out. This position, based in Richmond, is primarily focused on the Central, Southern and Tidewater Regions of Virginia. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of Virginia’s DCHD and Virginia Housing among other organizations. This position involves teamwork, collaboration with colleagues including other real estate development staff and ECD Land Acquisition, Design and Construction Management, Accounting and Asset Management staff, and with third-party consultants such as legal and design professionals. Each Real Estate Development Manager is responsible for three to four developments in various stages from preliminary feasibility analysis to close-out. Primary responsibilities are focused on achieving the objectives for each active development and managing tasks related to property acquisition, pro-forma financial analysis, design, construction debt and equity financing, closings, and lease-up and stabilization. The Real Estate Development Manager is expected to work independently and effectively manage the development team (including architects and engineers, attorneys, internal and external construction managers, property managers and leasing agents) and the financing process. Additional responsibilities include supporting senior staff in managing lender and investor relations; producing progress reports and analysis; maintaining development budgets and schedules; and processing development draws.

  • Asset Manager Somerset Development

    Description of Work

    Somerset seeks an Asset Manager to join the Washington DC office to support the asset management team and manage an assigned portfolio of its properties. The Asset Manager reports to the Managing Director and works closely with the Principals and other team members to provide assistance and oversight to the management of properties and assets of the company in order to improve property performance and assure compliance.

    Somerset Development Company

    Somerset Development Company, LLC specializes in revitalization of urban communities. Based in Washington, DC, with an office in Baltimore, MD, the company develops and preserves affordable housing, renovates historic properties, and develops mixed-use properties that strengthen local communities. Somerset is committed to smart growth and sustainable urban communities, with an emphasis on transit-oriented and green development. Somerset has a strong record of partnering with tenant associations, community organizations, local businesses, and the public sector that share Somerset’s vision of building stronger communities. Somerset has developed affordable and market rate multi-family rental housing, mixed use and home ownership projects in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore with over 2,270 residential units, retail spaces and new community buildings developed or under development.

    Please visit our website at www.somersetdev.com.


    • Provide overall support to the asset management team and manage the operations of the management company for the assigned portfolio of properties, including maintenance, leasing, compliance, legal, insurance, etc.
    • Provide financial oversight for each property, including analyzing monthly operating statements with an eye toward improving property operations and efficiencies.
    • Provide support in developing annual operating budgets and track the properties’ performance throughout the year compared to their budget.
    • Monitor and assure compliance with Limited Partnership agreements and all other financing agreements at each property.
    • Keep current on all relevant regulations including HUD, LIHTC, state and local agencies, etc. as it may impact property operations and compliance.
    • Work with Somerset’s asset management team and its property management companies to ensure proper maintenance practices are in place to preserve and prolong the physical assets.
    • Research energy saving and green options and products for development, property management, and financing. Provide support in managing sustainable retrofit projects on the portfolio.
    • Assist asset management team establishing protocols for best practices, including compliance requirements, for design and development phases.
    • Implement and maintain asset management tracking systems.
    • Work closely with Somerset’s resident services team to ensure coordination with property management and resident service activities across the portfolio.
    • Complete analysis and due diligence on new acquisitions and financing as it relates to asset management functions.

    Requisite Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

    • An undergraduate degree in business, finance, real estate, urban planning or related field; a graduate degree is preferred
    • Two to four years of relevant experience in asset management, financial analysis, development, etc.
    • General knowledge of affordable housing; public and private finance; and compliance monitoring
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team in a small office environment
    • Good organizational and strong computer skills a must
    • Expertise in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Self-starter; willingness to learn; possess a strong work ethic and the highest ethical standards

    To Apply

    Please send a cover letter and resume to jruffing@somersetdev.com

  • Grants Compliance Manager Center for Urban Families

    Founded in 1999, CFUF strengthens urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. As a pioneer in responsible fatherhood, family strengthening, and workforce development, CFUF’s programs seek to help clients fully exit poverty and sustain themselves and their families. CFUF serves Baltimore’s most marginalized populations living in high crime and high poverty communities. Our members (the term we use when referring to our clients) are 98% African-American, 60% male, 89% unemployed, 50% ex-offenders and homeless, and 30% without high school diplomas. Over 90% face one or multiple temporary or chronic personal, logistical, or human barriers.

    ALL In is the Center for Urban Families’ comprehensive strategy to accelerate social and economic opportunity and advocate for policies that promote equity and racial justice. Leveraging 20 years of positive impact and applied learnings, the ALL In strategy targets two critical areas: chronic unemployment and family instability. The approach links individual accountability, person-centered case management, and supportive networks with workforce development training, education, and civic engagement. ALL In dismantles poverty and builds long-term social and economic prosperity that results in brighter futures for our members, their families, and the communities in which they live.

    National impact: CFUF’s Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) provides technical assistance, and promotes and extends best practices in family strengthening, responsible fatherhood and workforce development to practitioners and key stakeholders across the country. CFUF is also nationally renowned for its public policy work in the responsible fatherhood arena.

    Culture and Practice
    CFUF is an organization committed to excellence and quality service to all of its stakeholders. Our organizational values emphasize professionalism, respect, integrity, accountability, and an unwavering focus on supporting our members. Our culture thrives from a transparent, reflective, and creative environment. We maintain a highly autonomous workforce, and our staff embraces humor, food, fun, and a passion to serve our members. We believe in recognizing and rewarding high performers. All of these qualities and attributes make CFUF a premier employer of choice.

    Staffing and Governance
    CFUF is governed by a 19-member board of directors. The organization’s current budget is approximately $4.3 million, with 73% allocated to program services. CFUF maintains a staff of 26, and our leadership team is comprised of our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Programs, Director of Development, and Director of Finance & Administration.

    Assist the Director of Programs and the Director of Development in the development and execution of all program grants and contracts; including grant compliance, grants and contracts management, grants database management, and fiscal and narrative reporting. The Grants Compliance Manager will:

    • Provide pre- and post-award reviews to support compliance with the contractual requirements of federal, state, corporate, and foundation grants;
    • Analyze award requirements, special provisions, and terms and conditions and determine if existing CFUF policies and procedures are in agreement and, if necessary, provide recommended changes, in order that the organization will be in compliance.
    • Develop internal processes to support ongoing compliance with award terms and conditions.


    • Draft and fully execute memorandums of understanding and contracts with CFUF partners and/or consultants.
    • Review and disseminate grant award materials and develop summarized award memorandums for all necessary staff and partners.
    • Manage grants and contracts information including developing and maintaining a database of both hard and electronic files.
    • Lead a collaborative effort with finance, grant writing, and program staff to develop and refine policies and procedures related to grants, contracts and sub-recipients and subcontract awards and administration.
    • Assist with program monitoring activities to include the timely submission of reports to funders and ensure that all reports, supporting documentation, and second- and third-party agreements are formatted and edited according to CFUF standards.
    • Work in close partnership with program staff, the RED Lab, CFUF’s data management and evaluation department, and the Finance Department to establish and maintain effective grant implementation monitoring procedures including organizing and leading grant implementation meetings.
    • Conduct nonfinancial grant audits for compliance.
    • Ensure that all data and language reported in proposals and funding reports are consistent and accurate.
    • Represent the organization at various events, meetings and trainings.
    • Attend program and finance meetings to support alignment and compliance with required goals and outcomes.
    • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 5+ years of experience with grants administration and/or institutional donors (i.e., corporations, government, and foundations) is preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.
    • Exceptional writing skills and computer skills are required.
    • Basic understanding of program evaluation is preferred.
    • Knowledge of the federal and state grant making and reporting processes is preferred.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word is required and knowledge of Access is preferred.
    • Experience with AmpliFund grants management database is preferred.
    • Must be a detail-oriented and organized self-starter with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines.
    • Willingness to adjust work schedule to meet changing department priorities.
    • Ability to effectively interact with staff from multiple departments.
    • Ability to work independently and/or under direct supervision.

    CFUF is an equal opportunity employer.

  • STRIVE Job Readiness Trainer Samaritan Ministry

    SMGW seeks a STRIVE Trainer whose primary role is to lead the STRIVE job readiness training for Samaritan Ministry. This training is based on a nationally recognized curriculum with demonstrated results. The trainer will select, plan, create and implement daily lesson plans, assign and check homework, and provide individual sessions as is warranted. The person in this position will collaborate with the program team on referrals and participants’ progress, and report to the Program Director (PD).

  • Controller National Housing Trust

    A critical new position for an experienced CPA professional, the Controller supports NHT’s real estate development and energy solutions portfolios, provides operational accounting over a $250 million multi-entity real estate enterprise, and will lead the day-to-day functions of the real estate accounting team (3 staff). Chief responsibilities include real estate development project accounting, implementing appropriate accounting procedures, preparing financial statements, monthly close, maintaining the general ledger, and special projects as needed. The Controller will work closely with NHT Communities (partner or sole owner of over 30 housing communities), NHT Renewable, Community Outreach and Impact, and third-party property management accounting departments.

  • Workforce Development Manager Calvary Women's Services
    Calvary Women’s Services seeks a full-time Workforce Development Manager with solid experience to provide leadership for Calvary’s job placement program, Step Up DC. We are looking for someone who loves workforce development and is eager and excited to take full responsibility for running all aspects of the Step Up DC program. Calvary is in a period of growth, so strong candidates will possess the skills and drive to build upon and expand a successful program so that it reaches even more people and has even greater impact on women in our community.
  • Grants and Development Officer Jubilee Housing

    The Grants and Development Officer aids the Institutional Advancement department for Jubilee Housing by clearly and effectively translating our culture, values, and tone into engaging and dynamic written content. This position will be able to manage grants from identification to close-out and write persuasive, technically precise, compelling content for foundation, government, and corporate grant proposals.

  • Multifamily Project Accountant DC Housing Finance Agency

    This position analyzes and interprets transactions to prepare pertinent accounting entries to ensure multifamily bond issuances and resulting investment, cash holdings and loans to borrowers are accurately captured within the general ledger and ultimately within the Agency’s financial statements. Communicate effectively with staff within the Multifamily Division as well as trustee banks to obtain information, as necessary. Provide support during the Agency’s annual audit.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the flow of funds for multifamily bond, mortgage and investment transactions during closings, construction period and post-conversion to permanent financing.
    • Review, analyze, allocate and record monthly transactions utilizing data supplied by the trustees as well as by referencing bond and mortgage documents.
    • Verify and reconcile general ledger to bond, mortgage and draw schedules as well as escrow and cash/investment balances.
    • Map transactions using general ledger interface tables within Emphasys. Verify and correct any exceptions following daily trustee data import.
    • Monitor and reconcile clearing accounts for any unallocated transaction activity.
    • Ensure project expenses and revenues are properly allocated on a monthly basis.
    • Work with the controller to prepare year-end bond interest expense, mortgage interest income, investment interest income and other pertinent accrual entries to ensure the trial balance is audit-ready in a timely manner.
    • Maintain records of journal entries and respond to auditor inquiries relating to transaction sampling as necessary.
    • Work within defined period end closing timeframes.
    • Demonstrate a knowledge of cost accounting and reporting at the project and fund levels.
    • Monitor all activity within the general ledger to ensure compliance with GAAP and consistent accounting practices.
    • Close the accounting period and deliver monthly and quarterly reconciliations and reports accurately and in a timely manner per agreed upon accounting procedures.
    • Prepare and review revenue and expense accrual entries and ensure bond administration (issuer fee) revenue billing to be generated from Finance to projects is completed.
    • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with all financial systems.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge and Other Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance from an accredited university or equivalent experience; CPA, a plus.
    • 5-7 years of experience working with bond transactions preferably in a high-volume environment, with a focus on housing finance, real estate, project or fund financial accounting preferred.
    • Strong data analysis skills required.
    • Knowledge of full accounting process and GAAP and working with an internal-control driven environment.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Ability to demonstrate strong record keeping and organizational skills.
    • Ability to pay strong attention to detail.
    • Must possess strong working knowledge of all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
  • Chief Financial Officer MANNA

    Manna is seeking an energetic and accomplished Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to work with Manna’s new President & CEO to advance Manna’s work as a strong and high performing, financially strong organization and support implementation of operational vision and strategy.

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