Regional Veterans Engagement (California)

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a dedicated professional to serve as a Regional Veterans Engagement Specialist. The Regional Veteran Engagement Specialist will be responsible for developing the capacity of California-based affiliates to serve the needs of the state’s veteran community. Working in coordination with the California State Support Organization (CA-SSO), the Specialist will be responsible for identifying and developing partnerships with veteran organizations, state and local government entities, and other non-profits to strengthen relationships that will enable Habitat to better serve veterans. The Specialist will be responsible for developing training tools that serve Habitat’s affiliated organizations in their outreach to and service with the veteran community. Reporting to the Director - Veterans Build, this position will be based remotely California and will require up to 30% within the state of California.

** Map resources and analyze current affordable housing context for veterans
** Determine current baseline of veteran engagement at the Habitat affiliate level and develop metrics to demonstrate growth
** Develop close working relationship with Habitat affiliates, understanding the context in which each is working, the program goals and strategies that can be leveraged to better serve veterans and their families
** Identify/develop/facilitate access to resources that strengthen Habitat’s work in the veteran community
** Identify/promote and/or facilitate regular meetings with veterans organizations and support groups
** Create efficient system with Habitat affiliates to track and measure progress
** Develop relationships with other social agencies that can expand/support Habitat’s work with veterans
** Represent Habitat in the veteran community in partnership with other organizations that are promoting home ownership

** Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience
** 4 years Military experience OR experience working in veteran organizations
** Demonstrated experience in working with state and federal funding opportunities
** Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering training
** Excellent written and oral communication skills
** Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
** Ability to work independently and as part of a team
** Working knowledge of Microsoft software, internet and basic office equipment
** Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
** Strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
** Ability to analyze data in service of strategic planning
** 3-5 years of experience in a program development and/or coordination position
** Critical analytical skills, especially in situations where the issues are not always clearly defined
Job Type:
Full-time - Salaried
Employment Type:
US Employment
Job Function:
US Affiliate, US Programs
Apply now

About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.


Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.