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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:

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health and Racial 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 for low-income communities of color.

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

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. The program mission of the organization is to create and advance access to healthy, lead safe and energy efficient homes for children and aging adults in Maryland. Continue »

Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff is charged with supporting the President & CEO (“CEO”) and the senior leadership team, ensuring they are prioritizing the highest impact opportunities in advancing GHHI’ mission and growth. S/he will serve as a strategic through partner for the CEO, Senior Leadership, and Board of Directors. S/he must also have the demonstrated ability to deal with highly confidential information and act as a liaison between the CEP and other constituencies, both internal and external. Continue »

Data Support Specialist
The Data Support Specialist will act as a key member of the Data, Evaluation & Learning Department, working in partnership with the Data & Evaluation Manager and the Director of Data, Evaluation & Learning to support the data entry, quality, and reporting for continuous program improvement. Core responsibilities include documenting data collection processes, tracking data quality and communicate findings to Program Managers, creating and pulling reports, updating Efforts to Outcomes software (ETO) when necessary, and ensuring updates made in ETO reflect internal process workflow. Continue »

Environmental Health Educator
The Environmental Health Educator conducts community training and home visits with families in Baltimore City and throughout the Baltimore Metro region. GHHI believes that direct one-on-one education and home prevention education training coupled with coordinated housing intervention services is the most effective way to empower and support families who are addressing issues such as asthma triggers, lead hazards, household injury risks, and high energy costs. Continue »

Hazard Reduction Worker
GHHI seeks a full-time Hazard Reduction Worker to conduct lead hazard reduction, healthy homes, weatherization and housing rehabilitation interventions, and safety hazard remediation in its Baltimore office for GHHI’s Maryland Housing Intervention Services Program. The position will help reduce home-based environmental health hazards and energy loss to create safe and energy-efficient homes for low-income children, older adults, and their families. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of children and seniors! Continue »

Housing Intervention Specialist
The GHHI Lead-Free Families Housing Intervention Specialist will provide on-site support for the implementation of the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health (LGH) Lead-Free Families Project, with the support of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) Housing Intervention Manager and national technical assistance team and executive leadership. The Housing Intervention Specialist will be responsible for supporting the meeting of project benchmarks and deliverables, assisting with tracking and managing program progress and reporting to LGH program staff and management to ensure the successful implementation of Lead-Free Families’ residential lead remediation services to families across Lancaster County, PA. Continue »

Implementation Coordinator
This is a dynamic, full-time position located in New Jersey, implementing an innovative New Jersey Board of Public Utilities-funded pilot project providing direct housing interventions to families and households. The Pilot Implementation Coordinator will actively work to align and coordinate existing housing and energy efficiency programs, enroll at least 100 households into the pilot, track and manage progress for each enrolled household, collect and report client data, and work closely with the NJBPU and GHHI national programs staff to evaluate the impact of the project, and identify opportunities to scale the pilot statewide. This position is subject to the availability of grant funding. Continue »

Program Coordinator
The Program Coordinator will work within GHHI’s Client Services Team to manage and complete deliverables for programs offered by the organization in the State of Mississippi, including healthy housing education activities, community engagement programming, and client case management services. They will plan and complete activities to meet goals for community outreach and education, program enrollment, environmental health assessments, relocation assistance, and other related tasks as assigned. They will also be the lead staff member performing client case management for the Lead Safe Jackson Housing Program. Continue »

Program Manager (Memphis)
The full-time GHHI Memphis Manager is a full-time, dynamic role within GHHI’s national team, located in Memphis, Tennessee. The GHHI Memphis Manager is responsible for ensuring the successful development and implementation of the GHHI Memphis program to advance equitable access to healthy, safe and energy-efficient homes for Memphians. Duties include directing day-to-day activities of program staff, managing multiple grants and budgets and ensuring excellence in the delivery of activities, services and partner engagement, providing high-level strategic guidance at the intersection of health, housing and energy to government and healthcare partners in Memphis, and building statewide partnerships across the housing, health and energy sectors to support holistic housing interventions that advance racial equity and improve health. Continue »

Program Manager (North Carolina)
The Pilot Project Manager will support the local organizations that will be delivering the fall prevention services that include an assessment of the member’s home, education around fall prevention reduction strategies, home repairs from a pre-approved list of measures (e.g. grab bars in bathrooms), and a quality control check. The local organizations will also be collecting surveys from the members. The Pilot Project Manager will be monitoring the performance of the local organizations and ensuring that the services to the 900 members are done with quality and according to an agreed upon schedule. The Pilot Project Manager will be working with the local organizations on any questions around the scope of work for a particular member or items such as budget adherence. This position is full-time and reports to the Director of Research. 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 »

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