Intern- Community Development Analyst

Navigate Affordable Housing Partners
Birmingham, AL
United States
Professional Areas: 
Budgeting and Operations
Community Development
Community Engagement
Development Finance
Economic Development
Infrastructure Planning
Land-Use Management
Landscape Architecture
Regional Planning
Other topics
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
$20.00 per hour



Navigate Affordable Housing Partners is now accepting applications for an

 Intern- Community Development Analyst

 Navigate Affordable Housing Partners (Navigate) is a major player in the affordable housing industry with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia and Connecticut. This position is based in Birmingham, AL. The ideal person will possess a strong interest in community revitalization and affordable and workforce housing in diverse communities.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Provide analytical and technical support to senior management team in the planning of new business and community development activities.

  • Assist with project and program specific data collection and analysis (workforce housing, educational achievement, etc.) and provide reports
  • Assist staff with developing project specific metrics to assess Navigate’s return on investment
  • Represent Navigate at assigned community meetings and events and regularly communicate with stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage and complete assignments independently and as a team member; think and problem solve creatively and independently.

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities include but are not limited to:

  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Must have excellent computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs;
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written presentations and documents;
  • Possess an understanding of community development and a commitment to working with diverse, low and moderate income people and communities;
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights;
  • Good time and project management skills with a defined interest in community development, planning, public administration.

Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience

 Graduate degree in progress and excellent academic record (e.g. MPA, MBA, MSW, PhD, etc.) in a related discipline such as Planning, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture, etc.  Previous internship or related experience is a plus with excellent computer skills and proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs or any equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.  

Navigate Housing Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers an excellent benefits package. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to   race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

  The successful candidate must pass a post offer criminal background check, motor vehicle records check, a physical including drug screening, possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to be insured under all corporate insurance policies.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, including a cover letter by email to

Published on:
January 7, 2019 - 10:04am
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