Job Position – CLT Coordinator

Job Title
CLT Coordinator

Reports To
The CLT Coordinator will report to the CCLT Board

Job Overview
Charm City Land Trusts, Inc. (CCLT) is Baltimore’s longest-tenured community land trust (CLT). Established in 2000, CCLT has undertaken several land and housing justice efforts over the course of its 20-year history, including the stewarding of the Amazing Port Street Commons, a community garden located behind Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, and the development of affordable housing, including the recent completion of a CLT home in the heart of McElderry Park. CCLT is committed to community-driven and equitable development that centers democratic participation, racial equity, and collective decision-making in all facets of urban development. With the completion of CCLT’s first home, the organization is looking to expand its capacity in order to develop and execute multi-unit development and maintain its other assets, particularly the Amazing Port Street Commons. As such, we seek to hire a part-time CLT Coordinator to oversee community organizing, increase community membership in and governance of CCLT, oversee nonprofit administration, and assist with housing development.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify and provide guidance to potential homebuyers for CLT homes
  • Develop CLT educational materials
  • Coordinate door-knocking efforts, or similar but socially-distant outreach efforts
  • Recruit new members—both general members and potential board members
  • Create and maintain a database of the general membership
  • Organize an annual member meeting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ardent about affordable housing and community-driven development
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Adaptable, passionate, and high-functioning
  • Possesses nonprofit administration experience
  • Familiar with community land trusts—what they are and how they work
  • Knowledgeable about ongoing CLT activism in Baltimore City
  • Aware of East Baltimore’s unique developmental trajectory (resident preferred)
  • Skilled in developing advertising/marketing materials
  • Self-motivated and adept at multitasking

Schedule and Compensation
We plan to hire for a one-year contract with the possibility to extend pending interest and availability of funding. The CLT Coordinator will work approximately 20 hours per week, with flexibility for school and/or other work obligations. Rate of pay: $20/hour.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume either via Google Form or to info@charmcitylandtrusts.org with the subject line “CLT COORDINATOR APPLICATION.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the expectation to hire in summer 2020.

CCLT is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQIA+ people must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.