Three Summer Opportunities Still Available

There are still so many jobs out there for underclassmen and graduating seniors!

  •  Summer Associate for Sacramento Mutual Housing Association
  •  Policy Research Associate for The Nature Conservancy
  •  Summer intern: Program Assistant for City First Homes

 Summer Associate for Sacramento Mutual Housing Association

Sacramento Mutual Housing Association (SMHA) seeks an outstanding individual to provide one summer of service through Americorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), facilitating and improving our financial education program.
SMHA is a community-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop and operate permanently affordable housing that builds strong and stable communities through resident participation and leadership development. This VISTA position represents a unique opportunity to work for an organization with a 21-year history of success in working to help low-income families preserve their assets, eliminate debt, and build wealth.
 The successful candidate must also be a U.S. Citizen of at least 18 years of age. The VISTA volunteer will join an eight-member team of organizing and program staff, as part of a dynamic, hard-working and fun-loving organization. Compensation from Americorps*VISTA is $430 bi-weekly, and VISTAs who successfully complete their service are eligible for a $1,132 education award. 


 For complete job posting and to apply (by May 13):


Policy Research Associate for The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people, is seeking a Policy Research Associate to investigate new and sustained sources of funding for marine conservation. Working with the U.S. Government Relations team, the Policy Research Associate main tasks are to:
• Identify new sources of marine conservation funding. This includes reviews of existing literature, examples from other sectors, past congressional actions; funding mechanisms in federal or state budgets, and personal interviews with experts and leaders;
• Host working sessions with opinion leaders and experts in the field to vet and refine funding options;
• Develop a white paper explaining various funding options that, if pursued, may result in increased funds for marine conservation.
• Coordinate grant activities and reporting, and work with finance and policy staff to manage, track and report on the execution of grant budgets for these activities;
• As part of this work the Policy Research Associate will be responsible for tracking congressional and Administration actions related to marine conservation funding. 


 For complete job posting and to apply (by May 21):

Summer intern: Program Assistant for City First Homes

City First Homes (, a large scale start-up social venture and nonprofit that aims to make a transformative impact on the District’s, and the nation’s, affordable housing sector. We are sponsored in part by the Washington, DC government. We have an internship opening for a Program Assistant this summer in Washington, DC. This position will provide college-level students with excellent exposure to the community development sector and valuable work experience at entrepreneurial non-profit organizations. The Program Assistant supports the operations and administration of the affordable housing trust, and helps to move our organizations forward.

CFHomes represents a large scale solution to the growing workforce housing challenge in D.C. and a model that may be replicated nationwide. CFHomes leverages public and private funds to create and finance an innovative shared-appreciation solution that enables families to obtain homes now and for generations to come. CFHomes manages a fund that provides a low rate second mortgage of up to $75,000-per-unit to create permanently affordable workforce housing in the District. In exchange for the subsidy (a low rate second mortgage), home buyers agree to share the appreciation in the unit so future families will also be able to afford the units without requiring additional subsidy. CFHomes has been featured in the Washington Post, on NPR, and in numerous case studies. To learn more about our approach, please visit: 
For complete job posting and to apply (by May 15):



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