Do you believe that everyone deserves a safe and healthy home? Join us to repair homes, revitalize communities and rebuild lives! During a nine-week AmeriCorps term, you’ll earn a living stipend of $1,600 and an Education Award of $1,044 upon completion of the term. Summer AmeriCorps members (also called SummerCorps) with Rebuilding Together San Francisco will serve crucial roles: assist with the client application process, conduct outreach for volunteers, help manage repair projects, and more. We’re a great team, doing great work in the community! Join us to make a difference, gain valuable career skills, and earn money for your education.
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The SummerCorps Community Partner Coordinator strives to build trust and awareness among targeted client populations most in need of our services and to activate the local community to get involved in the Bayview.
The SummerCorps Community Partner Coordinator represents Rebuilding Together in the community and builds relationships with community groups and leaders in the Bayview, which is the site of our annual Rebuild My Block event. These partners will help us identify homeowners and community spaces that would benefit from our repair programs, collaborate with us to provide additional neighborhood repairs (sidewalk clean up, tree trimming, providing gardening tools), and help us recruit volunteers for Rebuild My Block.
The SummerCorps Community Partner Coordinator identifies and implements outreach strategies and techniques to increase homeowner applications and engage volunteers (both skilled and unskilled). The SummerCorps Community Partner Coordinator serves as a contact for all clients and volunteers, and ensures a good flow of communication before, during, and after volunteer projects related to organizing for Rebuild My Block: The Bayview, year 3.
- Meet with community organizations, neighborhood associations, and other local leaders serving or working with our targeted community. Represent Rebuilding Together at community forums, coalition meetings, etc.
- Work with other team members to coordinate the client application process, including supporting homeowner application intake and tracking the client application/approval process in the database.
- Develop and maintain community partnerships to support a strong pipeline of volunteers to participate in rebuilding events, including conduct research to identify potential partners, coordinate and participate in outreach meetings, and serve as the main point of contact with partners for volunteering matters.
- Collaborate with staff to place volunteers with appropriate rebuilding projects, schedule projects and develop project timelines, get tools and materials on site, and meet with clients to ensure they know what to expect on project day.
- Interview or survey homeowners and volunteers after project completion to capture their experiences with Rebuilding Together. Report findings to the team and suggest solutions for improving our delivery of a high quality of services to homeowners and volunteer experience to volunteers.
- Pursue a robust client and volunteer outreach strategy that will increase awareness of our Rebuild My Block Program among our target populations, including: attending community meetings and other events; creating and distributing materials; contributing client- and volunteer-focused content for social media, newsletter, and website; presenting at community organizations and tabling at resource and volunteer fairs.
- Experience with construction, home repair, and housing issues
- Ability to work on multiple tasks in a growing and changing environment with flexibility/adaptability
- Volunteer service experience; managing or coordinating other volunteers is a plus
- Able to absorb complex information quickly and communicate that information effectively
- Well-organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible
- Ability to compose professional written communications for a variety of audiences, including social media (Facebook, Twitter, e-Newsletter) Required
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel or similar software
- Solid interpersonal skills and ability make connections and build relationships with both volunteers and clients
- Comfort with speaking and presenting in front of large groups--experience training or teaching adults/volunteers is a plus
- Ability to work with diverse clients, volunteers, and staff to create a friendly, helpful atmosphere
- Ability to work equally well on independent projects as well as on collaborative, team projects
- Positive and optimistic attitude, good problem-solving skills
Other preferred skills
- Comfort with traveling via public transportation throughout the work day (or willingness to learn)
- Valid driver’s license and driving record to allow the use of affiliate-owned or –rented vehicles or trucks
- Comfort driving a large pickup truck (or willingness to learn)
During a nine-week AmeriCorps term, you’ll earn a living stipend of $1,600 and an Education Award of $1,044 upon completion of the term.
This position is through the CNCS AmeriCorps program. Click here to apply, http://sgiz.mobi/s3/1d4d6984ec07