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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R1903661

Veteran-Focused-Community Development Expert Consultant

Veteran-Focused-Community Development Expert Consultant — On-call

Your passion is supporting communities with implementing best practice strategies to end veteran 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 veteran homelessness by seeking opportunities and leading technical assistance and capacity building projects focused on veteran homelessness.
  • Work on training, strategic planning activities, system and program design and evaluation, data analysis, system modeling, research, and policy development
  • Develop/deliver training sessions, conference presentations, workshops, and webinars
  • Focus on best practice strategies related to ending veteran homelessness.
  • 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 12 years of professional experience in a related field (i.e., affordable housing, homelessness, veteran homelessness)  
  • Extensive knowledge of the Department of Veteran Affairs efforts and programs to end veteran homelessness.
  • Demonstrated success developing and delivering trainings/workshops/webinars, facilitation, and public speaking to a variety of audiences
  • Master's Degree, or higher education 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

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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