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Learn more about employment opportunities, AmeriCorps positions, and internships at the Housing Development Alliance.

The Housing Development Alliance, or HDA, is a well-established nonprofit affordable housing developer serving southeastern Kentucky. Our headquarters is located in Hazard, and we serve the counties of Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, and Perry. Having served the area for nearly 30 years, HDA is one of the region’s oldest and most respected nonprofit organizations. We’ve also grown to become one of the largest nonprofit affordable housing developers in the state of Kentucky. HDA operates an affordable homeownership program, a home repair program, develops and manages rental units, and operates an on-the-job training program for people in recovery. In response to the July 2022 floods, HDA is striving to double our production to meet the pre-existing affordable housing crisis as well as flood-related housing needs.

HDA provides living wage jobs with full benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship, disability, military leave or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Here you can explore open job posts and other opportunities we have available that may be of interest to you. You can submit your resume, contact us with questions, and find links to connect with us on social media.

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Experienced Carpenters

We're looking to hire 2 additional carpenters! This is your chance to be a part of the flood recovery in Eastern Kentucky and to help folks put their lives back together. Jobs are full-time. Pay is based on experience (applicants must have at least 5 years of experience) and comes with an excellent benefits package (including paid vacation & sick time). The successful candidate will work in our Construction Department and will play a vital role in helping build homes and complete home repairs for flood survivors and for clients in our year-round Homeownership and Home Repair Programs.

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We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments. Bookkeeper job duties include working closely with our Accounting team to create and analyze financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, process accounts payable and receivable, and manage invoices and tax payments. Our ideal candidate is familiar with accounting procedures and accounting software (like Sage). Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to the email below.

Accounting Clerk

We are looking for a skilled Accounting Clerk to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping, and financial tasks. Accounting Clerk responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports, and job cost. You will also run accounting software programs (e.g. Sage) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers, and receipts. A successful accounting assistant should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers. Ultimately, a successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to the email below.

AmeriCorps Positions

3 Urgent Openings - Hiring Immediately!

Intake Specialist

HDA has decided to consolidate all of our intake to one single person. When a client contacts HDA about getting help (whether it is new home, repair, rental, or they just need housing) they will start with the intake specialist. This person is how all our clients will first interact with Housing Development Alliance, Inc., and they will need to show strong empathy and compassion; good interpersonal skills; and the ability to switch tasks quickly.

If interested, please click the button below to contact Chris Doll for more details.

Client Services Specialist

HDA is in the process of doubling in size in response to last July’s catastrophic flooding. This position will assist all divisions of client services in helping our clients get the repairs/new home/rental that they need. This position will help clients gather documents (from the courthouse, online, from social security); they will visit families at their homes to sign paperwork; and work with the HDA Volunteer Program doing visits during the day. The person in this position needs to be highly organized, be flexible from one day to the next, and must have a valid driver’s license.

If interested, please click the button below to contact Chris Doll for more details.

Construction Assistant

HDA is in the process of doubling in size in response to last July’s catastrophic flooding. This position will work with the Construction Department to assist families in getting new homes and repairs. This position will supervise sweat equity hours; they will help clients with home selections; they will get construction permits and help create and sign contracts with sub-contractors, land sellers, and homebuyers. Additionally, they will visit projects with inspectors; help complete in-house construction paperwork; and will help clients select which HDA property they want to build on. This job requires basic knowledge of residential construction, a valid driver's license, and good computer skills.

If interested, please click the button below to contact John Rudd Caudill for more details.

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