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About the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity with the vision of advancing the social determinants of health and racial equity through healthy housing. With an emphasis on black and brown communities, GHHI delivers improved health, economic and social outcomes. GHHI supports housing, environmental health, and energy efficiency services for families in communities around the country, as well as conducting direct services in Maryland. GHHI’s delivery model is based on its data-driven philosophy that public and private social investments are optimized and social program outcomes are maximized when the energy, health, and safety needs of an occupied home are addressed comprehensively, efficiently, and simultaneously. GHHI’s employees are all expected to work by the organization’s operating values of assuming good intent, operate with transparency, deliver on time with excellence, and ensure racial equity and diversity are part of all policies, practices, and actions.

Vision Statement:

Advancing racial and health equity through healthy housing.

Mission Statement:

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative is dedicated to addressing the social determinants of health and the advancement of racial and health equity through the creation of healthy, safe and energy efficient homes. By delivering a standard of excellence in its work, GHHI aims to eradicate the negative health impacts of unhealthy housing and unjust policies for children, seniors, and families to ensure better health, economic and social outcomes with an emphasis on black and brown low-income communities.

Our Model:

GHHI effectively integrates funding from private and public sources to deliver results for low-income residents.

GHHI Delivers:

  • Government innovation in service delivery and cost savings
  • Measurable improvements in health, economic and social outcomes for children and families
  • Development of community-based green jobs and social enterprise
  • Healthy, safe, stable, and affordable homes
  • Increased family economic security including wealth retention and reduced family displacement.

Job Openings

Senior Energy Auditor Healthy Homes Assessor
The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative seeks a Senior Energy Auditor-Healthy Homes Assessor professional to perform energy audits, environmental assessments and housing inspections of residential homes in the Baltimore region. Continue »

Vice President of Maryland Programs
The organization is looking for an impactful leader and experienced professional who can implement and oversee various direct service program operations in Maryland. Continue »

Communications & Marketing Associate
In collaboration with the GHHI leadership team, the Communications and Marketing Associate will assist with development and ensure implementation of communications and marketing strategies to support organizational mission, goals and objectives of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative. Continue »

Vice President of Communications
This role is strategic and has a heavy emphasis on brand management and integrated communication strategies to advance GHHI’s mission and growth. Continue »

Public Policy and Research Intern
Public Policy and Research Intern will help advance key public policy goals including incorporating Medicaid into preventive housing interventions, assist in drafting policies on green and healthy housing standards, support the organization’s focus on the health and societal impacts of energy efficiency and weatherization, and support advocacy strategies to further GHHI’s mission. Continue »

New Jersey Lead & Healthy Homes Technical Assistance Specialist
The New Jersey Lead & Healthy Homes Technical Assistance Specialist will report to the Vice President of Client Services and work on a team to engage and provide technical assistance to 24 local NJ departments of health, currently funded by the NJDOH to implement the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPP) Program. Continue »

Data & Evaluation Manager
The Data & Evaluation Manager will support both internal data and evaluation efforts as well as offer key insight and assistance for external projects seeking to embed evaluation and data management best practices into new or existing project work. Continue »

Chief of Staff
Reporting to the CEO, the Chief of Staff will be part advisor, part gatekeeper, part problem solver, and part all-round strategic partner to develop strategies to meet organizational goals and advance the mission. Continue »

Director of Legal Services and Advocacy – Maryland
The Director of Legal Services and Advocacy – Maryland position requires an experienced and highly motivated professional and attorney with demonstrated client advocacy and mediation skills who effectively protects tenant’s rights and advocates for the remediation of home-based environmental health hazards such as lead-based paint hazards and other housing defects. Continue »

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