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Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R1903596

Community Development Consultant-On-call - Homeless Services, Data

Community Development Consultant-On-call - Homeless Services, Data

Your passion is supporting communities with implementing best practice strategies to end homelessness. At ICF you can put that passion into action by joining our team of experts working on homelessness and supportive housing. We partner with U.S. federal agencies, state and local government, non-profits, and other community partners in their efforts to end homelessness. This position is on-call (part-time with variable hours; maximum 30 hours per week but may be less) and you can work remotely. Apply today to become part of our great team of experts!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Help prevent and end homelessness by supporting technical assistance projects
  • Work on training, strategic planning activities, system and program design and evaluation, data analysis, system modeling, research, and policy development
  • Work with a diverse set of stakeholders including communities receiving technical assistance through HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs
  • Develop/deliver training sessions, conference presentations, workshops, and webinars
  • Focus on best practice strategies related to HUD’s homelessness assistance grants programs to end homelessness and supporting communities with HMIS implementation in complex environments, providing technical assistance on topics including but not limited to regional/statewide HMIS collaborations, HMIS Governance Structures, Privacy and Data Sharing, Comparable Databases, data migration and HMIS Vendor/Lead transitions
  • Contribute to the design of tools, drafting of reports, research, and development of policy guidance
  • Assist in identifying new business opportunities, writing proposals, and managing contracts as requested
  • This is a home-based position and up to 25% travel may be required

Basic Qualifications you’ll need to have: 

  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in similar field, of which at least 5 years’ experience involve working in the homelessness field and working with local HMIS implementations
  • Extensive knowledge of the McKinney-Vento Act and regulations governing the Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grants programs
  • Demonstrated success developing and delivering trainings/workshops/webinars, facilitation, and public speaking to a variety of audiences
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Planning, Public Policy, Government or a related discipline

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Experience and expertise in other federal mainstream housing and services programs
  • Experience in program evaluation and policy development related to homelessness and supportive housing
  • Experience in administering a local HMIS implementation in a complex environment  
  • Master's Degree, or higher education

Professional Skills:

  • A commitment to ending homelessness
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, and recommend solutions
  • Ability to multi-task with various projects and responsibilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Virginia Remote Office (VA99)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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