Real Estate Development Intern Job at MAAC, Chula Vista, CA

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  • MAAC
  • Chula Vista, CA

Job Description

Hourly Rate $19.10

OUR STORY

Since 1965, MAAC has been maximizing self-sufficiency with families and individuals through high-quality programs and advocacy in our communities. MAAC employs dedicated staff who provide life-changing services to thousands of individuals annually through programs in five core focus areas: Education, Economic Development, Health & Wellbeing, Housing, and Advocacy & Leadership Development. Through a wide variety of programs, MAAC has grown to become one of the largest nonprofit social service organizations in the community. Learn more about the great things happening with MAAC at

DEFINITON

Under direct supervision, the incumbent will assist in the management of a variety of aspects of the development process for multifamily rental housing (new construction and rehabilitation), single-family housing, and/or commercial development projects. The incumbent will be assigned special projects in the Real Estate Development (RED) Department which will include all aspects of the budgeting process and the development of a budgeting system within the department.

As part of the internship, MAAC will provide learning experiences to enable the intern to develop a broad understanding of the housing and real estate development experience. The intern will contribute to best-in-class research, assist with day-to-day responsibilities, contribute to RED initiatives, and carry out tasks for both internal and external clients.

Internships are limited to twelve (12) months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
  • Assists with coordinating real estate development project tasks at all phases of the development process.
  • Assists with identifying and negotiating site acquisitions; arranges for due diligence evaluations (i.e. title, environmental clearances, entitlement, etc.)
  • Assists with coordinating local government review and approval processes for real estate developments.
  • Assists with identifying and selecting development team members and consultants.
  • Assists in securing acquisition, predevelopment, construction and/or permanent financing, including but not limited to Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the State Department of Housing, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, local governments and private lenders.
  • Promotes the community development goals of MAAC by ensuring that disadvantaged businesses and low-income individuals participate in all phases of the development process whenever feasible and practical.
  • Collaborates with staff to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget constraints.
  • Performs other assigned, related duties to further MAAC's mission in the provision of affordable housing and community facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Knowledge of:
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed neighborhoods.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Computer skills: intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and data entry.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Active listening, value clarification, and problem-solving skills preferred.
  • Relate positively and effectively with children and families of various cultures and Socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (some early morning, nights and weekends may be required)
  • One year working with adults in a social service or community involvement capacity.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor's degree candidate ("Senior year" or last year of program) in Real Estate Development, Land Use Planning, General Construction, Affordable Housing, Finance, Community Development or related field
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and real estate databases

VALUE-BASED BEHAVIORS

Listens attentively to others. Asks clarifying questions to gain a better understanding of the other person's views and underlying assumptions
Works effectively in a team environment and actively participates in joint problem solving; willingly cooperates with co-workers
Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities for personal and professional development
Attends work consistently and punctually. Arrives to meetings prepared and on time; honors work commitments; follows through on what was agreed upon; meets deadlines
Honors the private and confidential matters of co-workers. Protects the proprietary information of MAAC systems
Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changes
Deals with issues directly, in a respectful and timely manner. Focuses on resolving the issue while not criticizing the person. Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changes

HEALTH STATUS

Must have a physical examination, TB clearance and a drug screen by a doctor/clinic designated by MAAC as well as immunization records for influenza*, pertussis and measles as required by state and federal regulations prior to the first day of employment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit, talk or hear both in person and by telephone, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls, reach with hands and arms. An employee also is regularly required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, climb or balance and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret information; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use basic math; learn and apply new information or skills; work under intensive deadlines and interact with MAAC management, administrators, staff, teachers, parents, family members, children and others encountered in the course of work.

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE

All positions are subject to a background/education check, DMV check, NSOR, exclusion and debarment checks prior to hire and periodically throughout employment as required by various funding sources.

Note: California Start law requires background criminal checks on anyone who works in a licensed childcare facility who is not a client. Must have or obtain a current criminal background check clearance, signed criminal record statement, and signed Acknowledgement to Report Child Abuse form prior to the first day of employment.

TRANSPORTATION

Must have and maintain a valid California Driver's License, daily use of a personal, insured vehicle, and have and maintain a motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC's insurance carrier. Incumbents will be enrolled in the California DMV Pull Program

VALUE-BASED BEHAVIORS

Listens attentively to others. Asks clarifying questions to gain a better understanding of the other person's views and underlying assumptions
Works effectively in a team environment and actively participates in joint problem solving; willingly cooperates with co-workers
Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities for personal and professional development
Attends work consistently and punctually. Arrives to meetings prepared and on time; honors work commitments; follows through on what was agreed upon; meets deadlines
Honors the private and confidential matters of co-workers. Protects the proprietary information of MAAC systems
Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changes
Deals with issues directly, in a respectful and timely manner. Focuses on resolving the issue while not criticizing the person. Follows rules, regulations, and policies; positively contributes to implementing changes

HEALTH STATUS

Must have a physical examination, TB clearance and a drug screen by a doctor/clinic designated by MAAC as well as immunization records for influenza*, pertussis and measles as required by state and federal regulations prior to the first day of employment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit, talk or hear both in person and by telephone, uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls, reach with hands and arms. An employee also is regularly required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, climb or balance and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret information; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret people and situations; use basic math; learn and apply new information or skills; work under intensive deadlines and interact with MAAC management, administrators, staff, teachers, parents, family members, children and others encountered in the course of work.

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE

All positions are subject to a background/education check, DMV check, NSOR, exclusion and debarment checks prior to hire and periodically throughout employment as required by various funding sources.

Note: California Start law requires background criminal checks on anyone who works in a licensed childcare facility who is not a client. Must have or obtain a current criminal background check clearance, signed criminal record statement, and signed Acknowledgement to Report Child Abuse form prior to the first day of employment.

TRANSPORTATION

Must have and maintain a valid California Driver's License, daily use of a personal, insured vehicle, and have and maintain a motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC's insurance carrier. Incumbents will be enrolled in the California DMV Pull Program.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Permanent employment, Local area, Flexible hours, Night shift, Weekend work, Early shift,

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