CLT Job Postings

Updated May 3, 2024

United States

Bay Area Community Land Trust - Co-op Program Manager: BACLT is a democratic organization advancing housing as a human right by creating permanently affordable, resident-controlled housing cooperatives in the East Bay. BACLT preserves multifamily housing where residents are at risk of displacement by permanently removing rental units from the speculative market and supporting those residents in creating a Housing Co-op. BACLT also provides education for new and existing Co-op residents.  BACLT seeks a Co-op Program Manager to help build and maintain a strong, democratically-controlled, member-based organization. The Co-op Program Manager is hired by and reports to the Organizational Director (OD). Working closely with the Director, the Co-op Program Manager is responsible for the overall coordination of our Co-op Education and Conversion program and other member services.

Boston Farms Community Land Trust

  • Agricultural Technical Assistance Manager (part-time): Boston Farms Community Land Trust is seeking a self-directed, personable, knowledgeable, detail-oriented individual to provide our farmers with support and to oversee land stewardship of our urban farm sites in Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury.
  • Fundraising Director (part time): Boston Farms Community Land Trust is seeking an organized individual with strong writing and strategic planning skills to lead executing grant applications, tracking donor information, donor relations, and organizing events -- to raise resources to support our mission, and to grow their role and capacities over time.
  • Land Acquisition & Farm Development Manager (part time): Boston Farms Community Land Trust is seeking a diligent, driven, self-directed, highly organized manager to oversee the identification, acquisition, and development of urban farm sites in Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury.

California Community Land Trust Network - San Joaquin Valley Community Ownership Coordinator: CACLTN is partnering with the San Joaquin Valley Funders Collaborative to support organizations pursuing projects in the Valley that are based on shared ownership and democratic governance. These projects include cooperatives, CLTs, and community-owned agricultural initiatives. CACLTN is coordinating convenings, technical assistance, and shared learning among SJV community ownership organizations. SJV Community Ownership Coordinator will be a facilitator, convenor, connector and resource for Project participant organizations, helping them access what they need to develop their programs and make an impact. The Coordinator will be a half-time position based in the San Joaquin Valley to maximize in-person access and to build trust.

City of Bridges Community Land Trust - Executive Director: CBCLT was founded in 2019 as the first community land trust in Western Pennsylvania. The organization has created 36 units of permanently affordable housing to date, and has more than 38 additional units in various stages of development. CBCLT serves neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh and Allegheny County in Pennsylvania on the lands of the Adena, the Hopewell, the Monongahela, the Seneca, the Lenape, the Shawnee, and the Osage people, among others. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation, administration, culture, and collective vision of the City of Bridges Community Land Trust (CBCLT). They will continuously develop and steward a base of community, financial, and public support for the organization. This role supports a staff of five who develop and implement innovative programming, homeowner stewardship, and services to low- and moderate-income households. The Executive Director officially reports to the City of Bridges Community Land Trust Board of Directors. The organization has a culture of mutual support and collaboration across the staff, board, and membership.

Community Land Trust Association of West Marin - Executive Director: CLAM is currently seeking a new Executive Director and is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. The Executive Director (ED) provides leadership toward the development and achievement of CLAM’s mission, strategy, annual goals, and objectives. reporting to the board, the ED will lead and manage all functional areas of the organization, including finance and budget. Salary: $150k.  If you have any further questions, please email search partner, Jenifer Hartwell at jenifer@hartwellgroup.com  or call 415-640-5200.

Homestead Community Land Trust

  • Development Manager: The Annual Fund Manager promotes Homestead’s work to create equitable and permanently affordable homeownership by designing and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies. They work closely with the CEO and the Digital Content Developer to tell the story of Homestead’s community work to create permanently affordable homeownership, expanding an equitable economy for housing communities, repairing the harms of housing discrimination and protecting vulnerable communities from displacement.
  • Director of Homeownership and Stewardship Services: Homestead seeks an experienced community land trust specialist to lead and manage our homeownership services and stewardship program. The Director of Homeownership and Stewardship Services is a member of the senior leadership team who oversees and improves support for homebuyers, homeowners and strengthens Homestead’s partnerships with community based organizations. Responding to the financial, emotional and funder compliance challenges associated with purchasing a home, the Director is an advocate for homeowner needs and Homestead’s mission of preserving the affordability and marketability of each home to future homeowners.

Island Housing Trust

  • Chief Advancement Officer: Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) will lead the team charged with philanthropy and focus on building donor and investor pipelines and relationships with major donors, including managing a portfolio of individual and business donors. The CAO’s primary work is to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and close major gifts and secure social impact investments to advance the Island Housing Trust (IHT) mission. The CAO will manage the Director of Annual Giving, develop IHT’s fundraising strategy, and in collaboration with the development team, create a detailed plan for all fundraising programs and activities to meet the organization’s overall revenue goals.
  • Real Estate Project Manager: The Project Manager is a full-time position in the Real Estate line of business and reports to the Real Estate Project Director. Responsibilities include implementation of RFP’s, RFQ’s, permitting processes, contractor selection, construction project management, budget reconciliation and post occupancy performance monitoring, as well as helping to build governmental, institutional and community relations.

RichmondLAND - Executive Director: Richmond LAND’s mission is to build grassroots power for resident-driven and community-controlled land-use through community organizing, land acquisition, development, and stewardship of the land and affordable housing for long-term community benefit. Incorporated in the Fall of 2019, Richmond LAND has grown from an idea into a powerful and innovative model that centers power-building and place-keeping in its land acquisition and development efforts. As an emerging Community Land Trust, we seed development projects and stewardship activities through resident leadership programming and cultural organizing. The Executive Director will join a dynamic team of leaders, advocates, and organizers passionate about transforming the conventional models of planning, affordable housing, and community and economic development to align with restorative economics and the Just Transition framework .

San Francisco Community Land Trust - Strategic Impact Director: The San Francisco Community Land Trust (SFCLT) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create permanently affordable housing for low-to-moderate-income people through community ownership of the land. Responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive development program both in terms of its fundraising strategy, as well as its business development, the Director plays a key role in ensuring the financial sustainability of the organization, as well as the success and flourishing of the CLT model and sector overall. SFCLT received a $20 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and is leveraging a portion to both launch a fee-for-service program as well as launch a larger joint capacity building campaign with other Bay Area community land trusts (CLTs). The Director would join a collaborative of CLTs that are working together on these efforts, as well as a group of funders, CDFIs and others in the housing preservation space that are interested in supporting this work. The Strategic Impact Director will play a key role in the startup fundraising for this plan and also in its design and implementation.

SquareOne Villages - Project Manager for Real Estate Development: SquareOne Villages is a community land trust with a mission of creating democratic communities with homes that are permanently affordable and environmentally sustainable. Since our founding in 2012, we've established a track record of delivering innovative "outside the box" shelter and housing, and currently specialize in developing multi-family housing co-ops. We're looking to expand our capacity to take on more affordable housing developments, and are seeking a motivated individual to join a growing team dedicated to building the next phase of SquareOne Villages.  Working closely with the Deputy Director, this position will serve in the Project Manager role to advance all aspects of SquareOne’s housing developments from concept through stabilization. Office or hybrid work model possibilities with flexible hours.

THRIVE Santa Ana: THRIVE Santa Ana is a community land trust with a mission to achieve equitable economic development, led by Santa Ana residents. THRIVE supports the inter-generational leadership of neighborhoods and people who have historically been excluded from decision-making. Low-income renters, immigrants, youth and others are encouraged to share their vision and build their capacity for neighborhoods that are healthy, inclusive, and affordable.

  • Executive Director: We are hiring an Executive Director who will be responsible for overseeing the administration and overall operations of the organization. The ED is responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan to guide THRIVE Santa Ana Community Land Trust. The ED manages THRIVE Santa Ana personnel and operations, develops resources to ensure financial health, and acts as a key liaison with partners and community members to ensure the fulfillment of THRIVE’s mission. The ED will play a key role in establishing THRIVE's real estate acquisition, rehabilitation and development strategy to ensure effective growth and sustainability of the land trust. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
  • Membership Organizer: We are hiring a Full-Time Membership Organizer to join the THRIVE team. This person will help build the membership and community base of THRIVE. They will facilitate workshops (including virtual workshops), art projects, community gatherings, meetings, and other actions to involve Santa Ana residents as THRIVE Members, volunteers, and as part of the community lands movement.