Housing and Facilities Program Assistant

Location: Sherwood, OR



Housing and Facilities Program Assistant- CASA of Oregon

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
Community And Shelter Assistance Corporation (CASA of Oregon) is a statewide nonprofit housing and community development corporation specializing in affordable housing and community facilities development, administration of individual development account programs (IDAs) and the formation of cooperatives for manufactured housing park purchase. 
 
POSITION OBJECTIVE
The primary goal of the Housing and Facilities Program Assistant is to assist the Housing and Facilities Director and Managers in the development of affordable housing and facilities.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Housing Program Assistant (HPA) assists with a wide array of assignments related to housing and community facilities development, including research, preparing forms and budgets, compiling data, preparing reports, overseeing Davis Bacon and green building requirements, and other duties as assigned. 
 
The Housing and Facilities Program Assistant receives direction from Housing and Facilities Managers but reports directly to the Housing and Facilities Development Director. 
 
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with the preparation of grant applications
  • Acquire & prepare various forms and documents;
  • Conduct outreach and surveys of farmworker families;
  • Assist Housing Managers plan projects and perform necessary tasks;
  • Prepare program reports for funders and the public;
  • Administer David Bacon & Prevailing Wage Rate requirements for projects;
  • Periodically take on new projects to support development team and agency;
  • Translate documents;
  • Help plan and coordinate conferences and retreats;
  • Develop marketing materials
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Associate Degree or Bachelors Degree preferred.
 
Experience:
  • Two- three years of experience in real estate development and/or finance;
  • A thorough knowledge of and experience in affordable housing programs;
  • Familiarity with the operations and management of non-profit organizations;
  • Experience working with families, local sponsors, community representatives, lenders and others involved in a program development process;
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects, budgets, and contracts;
  • Capacity to work independently and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Commitment to working in a bicultural/bilingual environment;
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software and other computer software;
  • Proficient in data entry
  • Willingness to assist managers with special projects;
  • Preference for bilingual Spanish speakers.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
CASA of Oregon is located in Sherwood, Oregon, fifteen miles southwest of Portland.  Normal office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.  Employee must be able to sit for long durations of time. Evening and weekend work may be periodically required.  A driver’s license and access to transportation are required.  Travel to statewide locations is necessary and may require overnight stays. Appropriate attire for work environment whether in office, at meetings or on the construction site required.

 

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