Affordable Housing Training Project Associate (Bilingual)

New York City

The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) is seeking a full time Bi-lingual Spanish Speaking Project Associate in our Training Department.

The Training Department Project Associate will coordinate and facilitate classes for shareholders and leaders in existing co-ops and for renters in co-op-converting buildings. This work will focus on projects in NYC but may include trainings in other cities or states. The Project Associate will assist the department Director and Assistant Director to develop new curricula for external use and as staff resources. Responsibilities include:

  • Creating new or revising training material
  • Keeping updated on policy, legal, administrative or other changes which affect our training materials
  • Maintaining accurate records of attendance and certificates of completion. Translating or editing curriculum into Spanish as needed
  • Creating and disseminating outreach materials about classes via direct mailings, phone contact, email blast, appropriate social media if relevant, etc.
  • Coordinating with co-op or resident association leadership, co-op sponsor, or appropriate NYC agency to set the training schedule for the target audience
  • Delivering trainings virtually or at a resident building or community site at least three times a week, most likely during PM evening hours
  • Managing ongoing resident contact
  • Updating database of resident contact information Writing unique training reports as needed
  • Providing technical assistance to co-ops and future co-ops as needed


  • Experience creating and delivering interactive training
  • Fluent in Spanish. Able to read, write and conduct trainings in Spanish.
  • Can facilitate a virtual training and is familiar with virtual streaming
  • Relevant or equivalent work experience (adult education, curriculum development, labor organizing, community organizing, project management or related employment)
  • Understanding and interest in cooperatives; housing co-ops and alternative models of ownership is a plus
  • Welcome the chance to develop strong relationships with diverse resident populations through regular meetings over 1-2 years
  • Work well independently; is self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, and follow-up skills, careful attention to detail. Communicate complex ideas, orally and in writing, in a clear and accessible way.
  • Support inclusion, social and economic justice, and respect in our work with low-income
  • buildings and communities
  • Enjoy work as part of a team, including across departments, in mutually supportive way Does well in a fast-paced environment that values and requires information sharing.
  • Comfortable with technology; simple spreadsheets, data management, flyer prep. Publisher, Adobe Acrobat, Google Docs

The interview will be conducted in English and Spanish.

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