Technical Assistance and Social Innovation Specialist

GHHI seeks a Technical Assistance and Social Innovation Specialist to work primarily on a groundbreaking New York Healthy Homes Project. The Project is designed to explore safer and more energy efficient housing as a platform for improved health outcomes through comprehensive, evidence-based home interventions utilizing an innovative model that is based upon the progress made and data generated to date by national best practices. This new integrated service delivery model will generate substantial medical cost savings through improved health outcomes related to asthma, trips and falls, and other household injuries as well as producing improved school attendance and family stabilization outcomes. Through this project, NYSERDA, DOH, HCR, New York State Medicaid, GHHI and other agency partners will research, design and implement an innovative pilot program specific to the State of New York aimed at demonstrating how sustainably funded comprehensive housing interventions, through funding sources such as Medicaid, can be braided together to cost effectively produce healthier outcomes for New York low income residents and reduced energy and healthcare costs.

Senior Policy Manager for Lead and Healthy Homes

The GHHI Senior Policy Manager for Lead and Healthy Homes will work on health and housing policy and help advance the organization’s strategic plan to end childhood lead poisoning. Lead poisoning is an entirely preventable public health crisis. Other common healthy homes issues include asthma triggers such as mold and pests, and fall hazards, radon, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Current practices and policies nationwide will be researched and synthesized into briefing papers and strategies. The Senior Policy Manager will be lifting up best practices around code enforcement, financing healthy homes services, public-private partnerships, and public awareness. The individual will focus on working with partners and stakeholders around the country to concretely implement strategies to prevent lead poisoning and ensure families are living in safe, healthy, and energy efficient housing.

Impact Financing Director

The GHHI Impact Financing Director will be providing technical assistance to organizations around the country who are exploring the pay for success (PFS) model. The Director will be analyzing data from healthcare and housing entities, constructing the financial model of PFS transactions, developing terms of PFS transactions, and supporting partners as projects move toward implementation.