Project Manager Job Announcement



  • Assist State, County, and City agencies to:
    • Develop and implement housing and supportive service programs aimed at ending homelessness.
    • Evaluate existing programs and recommend improvements.
    • Draft Requests for Proposals, applications, and evaluation tools.
    • Review proposals submitted for funding, including service plans for permanent supportive housing.
  • Conduct research on best practices, programs, and policies on local and national levels.
  • Analyze data from multiple sources to support program and policy development.
  • Monitor federal, state, and local legislation and policy development, including via the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Los Angeles City Council proceedings.
  • Represent the agency at public forums, advisory councils, and working groups, including meetings hosted by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and United Way Home for Good.
  • Advocate for homeless housing funding at federal, state and local levels by writing and soliciting support letters, scheduling meetings, and tracking participation.
  • Facilitate meetings and focus groups with various stakeholders, including public agencies, service providers, housing providers, and consumers.
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations to government-funded programs.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Write grant proposals, reports, memos, and policy briefs.
  • Undertake various technical assistance, policy and research projects.

Note: this is not a direct service position.


  • A strong commitment to solving homelessness and the development of affordable housing for low and very-low income households. 
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills (both written and oral) with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. 
  • Ability to interact well with community-based organizations, elected officials’ staff, government employees, and advocates is critical.  
  • A graduate degree, preferably in Planning, Public Policy, Public Health, or Social Work is preferred, as are two years of professional experience.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Do you understand that this is NOT a direct services position?
  2. Describe some causes of and solutions to homelessness.
  3. Describe your experience analyzing, summarizing, and recommending changes to federal, state, or local policies.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, answers to supplemental questions, and salary history to:

Shelter Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

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