Employment Opportunities

Sacramento Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
President & Chief Executive Officer

NeighborWorks® Sacramento Region (formerly Sacramento Neighborhood Housing Services) seeks an 
exceptional CEO who will build on our 30-year history of providing opportunities for successful 
homeownership and building strong communities in Sacramento and the 11-county region we serve. The 
CEO must possess a commitment to excellence in advancing the organization, provide sound fiscal 
management, and sustain positive relationships with the Board, community partners, and regional 

Founded in 1987, we serve an 11-county region with a wide range of program offerings.  Our mission 
is to provide opportunities for successful homeownership and strong communities through quality 
education, affordable lending, supportive partnership and dedicated community leadership. 
NeighborWorks® Sacramento Region is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors, the 201 8 annual 
operating  budget  is  approximately $2.6M, and we employ 22 people near downtown Sacramento. 
Additional information about the organization can be found at https://www.nwsac.org/

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO (CEO):
•     Provides direction and leadership for the organization’s mission and vision
•     Represents and speaks for the organization and our work
•     Oversees the implementation of the strategic and annual plans.


The next executive will inherit an organization with a legacy of service to the community and a 
committed staff, strong leadership team, fiscally strong, and a solid governing board. The new  CEO 
will be a leader with keen intellect, initiative, integrity and flexibility to address the  
practicalities of a growing, diversified and complex nonprofit. CEO responsibilities include 
strategic planning, external leadership, resource development, communication and marketing, 
management, and board and staff engagement.

Ideal candidates for this position will reflect NeighborWorks® Sacramento Region’s core values, 
demonstrate an ability to quickly integrate into the community, and serve as an engaged, inspiring, 
and innovative leader.  Candidates will bring a variety of experiences, skills and attributes 
•     Commitment to the mission and dedication to community-based development and engagement
•     Ten or more years’ executive (C-Suite/CEO) management experience in a similar or related 
•     Five or more years’ experience with residential lending, affordable housing, real estate 
development, and/or economic development
•     Knowledge of affordable housing and community development programs
•     Public policy experience and advocacy skills
•     Exceptional interpersonal and networking skills, strong written and verbal communication 
skills, and the ability to interact with diverse audiences from community members to public 

See more at https://www.raffa.com/nonprofitsearch/currentsearches/documents/nwsac.pdf
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. To apply, e-mail your resume, a 
detailed cover letter, and your salary requirements  to: NWSacramento@raffa.com

(E-mail applications are required.)  For other inquiries, contact David Erickson-Pearson, Senior Consultant 
at dericksonpearson@raffa.com .  Resume reviews begin immediately.
NeighborWorks® Sacramento Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Looking for A Fun Summer Job? Look no further!!

VISTA Summer Associate June 11 – August 5

NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region (NeighborWorks Sacramento) is looking for two people to join our team for an 8 week summer VISTA position through AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America).


You will serve as a full-time employee for an eight (8) week period beginning Monday, June 1, 2017 – Sunday, August 5, 2018 and will receive a monthly living allowance of approximately

$950/month. At the end of the term of service, you will also receive an education award or cash stipend. For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program, go to: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista.


The VISTAs will support our Farmers Markets on Saturdays and Wednesdays, including helping with market set-up and operations, and providing outreach to the community about the Market and our Financial Fitness classes. We are very interested in hiring a candidate who is fluent in Spanish and/or other languages to help us with outreach to underserved residents.



Training and Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen at least 18 years of age

  • Prefer that candidate has graduated from high school

  • Able to take initiative and work independently

  • Able to work flexible hours and Saturdays

  • Team player and ability to work with diverse groups of people

  • It is strongly preferred that the candidate have access to a car, hold a valid driver’s license and current insurance for vehicle.

  • Spanish, Asian and/or Russian language skills desirable


Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, May 16, 2018. For more information or to apply, contact Sharon Eghigian at sharon@nwsac.org or 916-452-5356. 2217.



NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region is a 501(c)(3) non- serving the greater Sacramento Region, with a special outreach focus to reach low to moderate income level residents. We provide opportunities for successful homeownership and strong communities through programs and strategies that increase and support homeownership, improve the condition, health and safety of existing homes, develop quality affordable housing, and empower residents through education and collaboration.