Eden Housing

Community Partnerships Manager

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Resident Services
Eden Housing Properties
Central Office - Hayward



Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Community Partnerships, the Community Partnerships Manager is responsible for the day to day management and delivery of contracted resident services programming at affordable housing properties that serve families, seniors and those with special needs within Eden Housing’s portfolio.  Additionally, the Community Partnerships Manager is responsible for cultivating and expanding relationships with service organizations, health providers, educational institutions and local governments in various geographic areas, aimed at providing mutual benefit to those who live in our housing and the broader community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Partnership Management:

  • Assist with managing the day to day relationships with service partner site staff and managers, as well as Eden community managers and supervisors, to ensure services and programs are being provided in accordance with agreements.
  • Collect and track partners’ reports, outcomes and invoices, to ensure compliance with agreements.
  • Work with partners and Eden staff to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise.
  • Collaborate with Eden Housing’s Resident Services, Property Management and Development staff on special projects and strategic programs, as needed.

Partnership Development:

  • Assist with developing and expanding community partnerships across portfolio, based on identified needs and interests.
  • Collaborate with Development department and Resident Services leadership to help develop pipeline of potential service partners in key geographic regions for company expansion.
  • Support the development and execution of strategic initiatives across Eden Housing’s portfolios. Strategic initiatives include, but are not limited to, technology, financial empowerment, health and wellness, and education.
  • Assist with scheduling and representing Eden Housing Resident Services at meetings and events with potential and current community partners.

Partnership Strategy and Reporting:

  • Assist with integrating existing community and service partner service agreements, memoranda of understanding, and other relevant data into Salesforce. Assist with bringing existing service partners onto the Salesforce platform.
  • Assist with developing and refining strategies and tools to effectively and efficiently train, monitor, and measure the impact of community and service partners.
  • Draft reports for diverse constituents.
  • Support grant writing and donation solicitation efforts, as needed, to fund new and expanded strategic programming.



Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises Information & Referral Specialist and interns, when applicable.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, and onboarding employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.





  • 4-year college degree in social work, community development or related field required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience successfully cultivating and managing community partner relationships, both paid and unpaid, in at least one of 5 identified geographic areas in California: SF- East Bay, SF- North Bay, Silicon Valley, Monterey Bay and Southern California.
  • Expertise with relational databases (Salesforce preferred), data visualization and project management software, and creating reports for diverse constituents.
  • Experience applying relevant data and best practices to develop and implement service-focused programs that achieve measurable impacts/outcomes.
  • Experience working with low-income seniors, families and/or individuals with special needs, with particular emphasis on economic empowerment, education and/or health & wellness.
  • Grant writing and reporting experience preferred.


  • Proven ability to direct program activities; lead by example; formulate and execute department and company-wide goals and objectives and assess achievement.
  • Ability to manage moderately complex projects from concept through implementation and reporting.
  • Strategic thinker. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Collaborative working style; team building approach.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to represent the company, and communicate and interface professionally and sensitively to public officials, community groups, staff, board, residents and public.
  • Ability to handle shifting and multiple priorities in a fast paced, growth environment.
  • Must be able and willing to travel to all company locations to carry out duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience working with diverse groups, i.e., staff, residents, outside contacts.



Must have reliable automobile transportation, a valid California Driver's License and vehicle insurance.



Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to senior management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


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