Mid/Senior Program Coordinator for Energy & Housing Justice

February 10th, 2023
Mid/Senior Program Coordinator for Energy & Housing Justice

Mid/Senior Program Coordinator for Energy & Housing Justice

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Programs/Services
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Other
Salary Range: Mid-Level - $60,000 – $75,000/ Senior Level - $70,000 - $90,000

About Us:

The Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development (ANHD) is one of NYC’s leading policy/advocacy organizations on housing and economic development. We are a member-association of 80+ neighborhood-based affordable housing and community development groups. ANHD’s values are the foundation of the work that we do, and we are deeply committed to the importance of movement-building in pursuit of the justice, equity and opportunity that Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and marginalized communities deserve. Join us and together we will Build Community Power.

The Position:
ANHD is seeking a Program Coordinator for Energy & Housing Justice to support ANHD’s growing sustainability work by providing outreach, engagement, and technical assistance to affordable housing developers around energy efficiency incentives.

The Program Coordinator will work with ANHD staff, partner organizations, our non-profit members, and other experts and lived practitioners in the field to help ensure affordable housing units and buildings are renovated and built with new sustainability regulations and needs.

Salary Range: Mid-Level – $60,000 – $75,000/ Senior Level – $70,000 – $90,000. Compensation depending on experience.


The selected candidate will join ANHD’s Capacity Building team and will also collaborate with members of the Organizing/Advocacy teams. The position’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

        Support overall program development and implementation as this is a new ANHD work area in development.

        Responsible for outreach and education to non-profit multi-family property owners, Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) tenants, and managers about sustainability incentives available to them.

  • General communication to non-profit developers to inform & educate them of energy-efficient incentives and opportunities.
  •   Conduct individual outreach to non-profit developers to provide targeted guidance on energy efficient incentives they qualify for.
  • Create / support the creation of education materials for Low-to-Moderate income tenants to better understand & engage with sustainability incentives and partner with local organizers to disseminate information.
  • Build and maintain an outreach/engagement tracking system of nonprofit housing developers and related contacts.  

        Support ANHD’s capacity building efforts including:

  • Host regular open house sessions for nonprofit developers to inform them on sustainability opportunities. 
  • Host expert-led capacity building workshops to help non-profit developers better understand sustainability incentives and landscape.
  • Develop and facilitate yearly or biannual workshops to increase working knowledge of sustainability best practices related to planning and land use for community organizations and LMI tenants.

        Provide technical assistance for sustainability incentive applications.

  • Stay up to date on all available NYC, NYS and other applicable sustainability incentives and finance packages to inform scope of work for nonprofit developers.
  • Offer targeted technical assistance to support nonprofit developers in committing to and securing available incentives.
  • Create an accessible toolkit for non-profit developers and tenant organizers highlighting sustainability initiatives.
  • Act as a resource to customers to shepherd sustainability projects through to completion.

        Liaise with city-wide nonprofits and advocacy groups as ANHD’s sustainability representative:

  • Attend regular group meetings for the Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program (AMEEP) and track/report progress on goals.
  •  Attend regular meetings for the Manhattan Regional Clean Energy Hub and track/report progress on goals.
  • Act as a representative for sustainability initiatives through the Mayor’s Office of Climate & Environmental Justice as needed.


Highly organized with strong project management skills; experience supporting the growth of a new work/program area.

An understanding of the non-profit housing development field and its intersection with the sustainability field.

Experience with outreach and recruitment. Basic marketing and communications skills, including experience using social media outlets, Canva and other graphic design applications are a plus.

Knowledge of sustainability challenges and opportunities for New York City affordable housing developers.

Comfort liaising with nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, grassroots organizations, and external consultants.

Comfort working directly with nonprofit developers and building project managers.

Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Commitment to New York City’s neighborhoods, and respect for non-for-profit community development corporations, community organizing, and grassroots organizations.

Commitment to racial equity, and comfort applying a racial justice equity lens to sustainability work as well as interpersonal professional interactions and relationships. 

Other Skills Preferred:

  • Experience working with community-based organizations and/or coalitions that serve marginalized communities, especially ANHD member organizations.
  •  Experience working with non-profit developers and building managers.
  •  Familiarity with Local Law 97 and other current NYS/NYC sustainability initiatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in multiple languages.
  •  Experience with hosting trainings
  •  Experience with leading community events

LOCATION REQUIREMENTS: This position is Hybrid. Applicants will need to work from ANHD’s office in Lower Manhattan at least two days a week. 

Please note that ANHD has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, all ANHD employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. ANHD will consider requests for reasonable accommodations from the vaccine requirement for employees who request them because of disability, pregnancy, childbirth, religious beliefs or observances, or other accommodations as required by law.


 As a full-time ANHD employee, you will enjoy our comprehensive benefits package. This includes Medical and Dental Benefits, 403(b) plan and Financial Security, Retirement Plans, Paid Time Off and other Benefits as listed here. It also includes annual staff professional development support, attendance at ANHD member events, and office-wide wellness and team building activities, dependent on funding availability.

At ANHD, we also work to ensure an inclusive work environment committed to diversity & dignity, work/life balance, professional development opportunities, and a culture that values our staff team, members, and broader community. We have a deep commitment to the work, a community of collaboration, and spaces that value laughter and joy.

ANHD is an equal-opportunity employer, and actively works to bring the same commitment to racial and economic justice we fight for in our communities to our staffing practices. We encourage and welcome a diverse audience to apply. People of color, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ individuals, women, gender non-conforming individuals, the justice involved, and others who may contribute to a rich diversity of perspectives and ideas are especially encouraged to apply. 






Association For Neighborhood & Housing Development, Inc.

  • 50 Broad Street
  • New York, NY 10004
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