Mobile Home

Housing Rights and Responsibilities Educator

 

 

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) Mobile Home Program (MHP) seeks an experienced, energetic, and committed individual with a high degree of initiative to join our team as the Housing Rights and Responsibilities Educator.

The Housing Rights and Responsibilities Educator will educate mobile home residents and tenants regarding their rights and responsibilities under fair housing regulations, Vermont mobile home law and landlord/tenant law and provide outreach services; be responsible for teaching basic rights and responsibilities in workshop settings and articulate to residents’ leaseholder and tenants’ remedies for health and safety violations; and maintain accurate and detailed records of activities for grant reporting. The Educator will support the mission of MHP, Vermont Tenants (VTT) and CVOEO in furtherance of justice and empowerment of low income people and those persons in protected classes. 

Successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent skills and abilities; relevant experience in housing counseling, low income advocacy, code enforcement and education - experience in community organizing and cooperative development is a plus.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills - bilingual abilities a plus   To learn more about this position, please view our job description:  MHP Educator

 

This is a 20 hours / week position with health insurance and excellent benefits.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:  MHPEducator2020@cvoeo.org     Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.

 

 

 

 

Mobile Home Program Resident Organizer

 

 

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s Mobile Home Program is seeking an experienced, energetic, and committed individual with a high degree of initiative to join our team.

 

We are looking for a motivated, problem-solver to provide education and outreach to residents of Vermont’s mobile home parks. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to work closely with our clients and community demonstrating strong communication and facilitation skills as well as to learn and maintain a working knowledge of related statutes and regulations. Job responsibilities include: providing direct service to residents including individual advocacy, identifying resources and solutions to improve or maintain housing conditions; conducting emergency preparedness outreach, facilitating community meetings, data entry, provide training and technical support for resident groups and resident-owned cooperatives and assisting the program director with managing multiple projects as needed.   Please view our job description:  Resident Organizer

 

Successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent skills and abilities. Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: housing counseling, low-income advocacy, code enforcement, emergency planning, community organizing and education, or cooperative development is desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills - bilingual abilities a plus; a good driving record and access to a private vehicle is necessary.

 

This is a 30 hour / week position with excellent benefits.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: MHPResident2020@cvoeo.org.  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.
 

CVOEO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


 

Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals