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2-year fellowship - San Francisco - Bridge Housing - Terner Resident in Housing Policy

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  • Asha Agrawal
    Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 14:28:26 -0700 From: Colette Apelian Subject: JOB: BRIDGE Housing Corporation, Terner Resident-Housing
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      Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 14:28:26 -0700
      From: Colette Apelian <colette.apelian@...>
      Subject: JOB: BRIDGE Housing Corporation, Terner Resident-Housing Policy

      From: H-Net Announcements <announce@mail.h-net.msu.edu>

      BRIDGE Housing Corporation, Terner Resident-Housing Policy

      The I. Donald Terner Residency Program honors the spirit of Don Terner,
      founder of BRIDGE Housing, and inspires a new generation of social
      leaders.
      The Terner Resident will serve in a two-year fellowship in the San
      Francisco office of BRIDGE Housing, working to move the organization
      forward in the
      field of housing policy. This is an excellent opportunity for experience
      and training with California's largest nonprofit developer of affordable
      homes
      for working families and seniors.

      The Terner Resident will report directly to and work closely with the CEO,
      senior management staff and board members of BRIDGE Housing. He or she
      will
      lead the creation of BRIDGE's efforts on all relevant housing policy so
      that the organization increases its influence on state and national
      housing policy.

      Resident responsibilities include:

      Policy Research and Development
      = Filter and disseminate policy information to BRIDGE staff and board
      members
      = Research policy work and initiatives of other California housing
      agencies
      = Gather information from staff and board regarding concerns or changes
      the organization would like to see to current housing policies
      = Work with CEO and staff to develop new ideas and initiatives, and draft
      policy proposals
      = Track current housing-related legislation and help formulate BRIDGE's
      positions
      = Draft correspondence to policy makers based on feedback from BRIDGE
      staff
      = Provide a suggested position and plan for BRIDGE on current legislation

      Networking
      = Arrange forums in conjunction with educational groups to discuss new
      approaches to affordable housing challenges
      = Set up meetings with key decision makers to exchange ideas and/or convey
      BRIDGE's thoughts regarding a particular issue
      = Act as a liaison between BRIDGE and other housing organizations

      Other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications:
      = Bachelor's degree required, preferably with emphasis in the fields of
      public policy, political science or urban studies
      = Work or volunteer experience in policy or the political arena
      = Excellent research skills
      = Excellent communication and networking skills
      = Strong interest in housing, community development and urban
      revitalization

      Salary and Benefits:
      The Terner Resident will receive a stipend of $40,000-$45,000 annually,
      based on experience, plus benefits.

      Contact Info:
      Rebecca Selleck
      345 Spear St, Suite 700
      San Francisco, CA 94105
      415-321-3514
      rselleck@...

      Website: http://www.bridgehousing.com

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