While community management of homeowner associations has been around for some time and even has its own trade associations, there are growing demands for management for other aspects of community life. Three of the most promising in offering in career opportunities lie in housing that is association-governed, new community efforts arising from the localization movement, and new types of housing association for seniors
Beacon Hill Village in Boston (www.beaconhillvillage.org) is a prototype community that allows residents to age in place. The organization “contracts for household services (repair, cleaning, errands), transportation (to friends, airports, doctors), concierge services, meals and grocery shopping, and home health care.”
Community managers combine an interest in people, people skills, patience, a positive outlook on life, and the ability to manage employees and outside contractors. Does a growing profession with a present and growing need, offers job as well as self-employment opportunities and requires no licensing, although low-cost credentialing is available, interest you?
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