Careers

Destination: Home is always looking for dedicated, dynamic, and passionate people who are committed to ending homelessness in Santa Clara County. If that’s you, please contact us.

See below for current job openings.*

Communications & Public Policy Officer

Destination: Home is hiring a Communications and Public Policy Officer to contribute to the organization’s efforts to end homelessness in Santa Clara County. This position will play a key role executing a robust communications and public policy agenda in support of the organization’s top strategic initiatives. Download the Communications and Public Policy Officer job description (PDF).

Applications must be submitted through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation website

Initiatives Associate

Destination: Home is recruiting an Initiatives Associate, who will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of organization’s strategic initiatives. Destination: Home’s strategic initiatives encompass a wide range of projects that help increase racial and socio-economic equity and justice for vulnerable people, and ensure that the perspectives of those we serve become an integral part of the way systems are designed and services are delivered. Download the Initiatives Associate job description (PDF).

Applications must be submitted through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation website

Community Engagement Specialist

Destination: Home is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist to support public outreach and civic engagement activities, including the Housing Ready Communities initiative. Desired skills and experience include: experience working in partnership with people who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness; exceptional public presentation skills; grassroots organizing and volunteer management experience; experience developing and delivering volunteer training workshops; and experience implementing social media campaigns.

The Housing Ready Communities initiative brings together neighbors, community groups, faith communities, nonprofit organizations, housing developers and government to increase public education and support new supportive housing and extremely-low income affordable housing.

Annual compensation for this position will be between $60,000 and 70,000, depending on professional experience. Position originally posted October 4, 2019; open until filled. Download the Community Engagement Specialist job description (PDF). For application instructions, visit the Silicon Valley Community Foundation website via the shortcut link job.housingready.org  

*Note: while positions are posted on the Silicon Valley Community Foundation website, all listed positions are full time employees of Destination: Home and are based in San Jose.