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SummerCorps Member

San Francisco, CA, USASan FranciscoCAUSA
Temporary / Seasonal
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This position is through the CNCS AmeriCorps program.  Click here to apply, http://sgiz.mobi/s3/1d4d6984ec07

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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Areas of Responsibility: 

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.

Essential Duties

  • 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.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work/volunteering experience
Skills/Experience: 

Preferred

  • 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)
Compensation/Benefits: 

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.

How to Apply: 

This position is through the CNCS AmeriCorps program.  Click here to apply, http://sgiz.mobi/s3/1d4d6984ec07

Organization Info

Rebuilding Together San Francisco

Overview
Headquarters: 
San Francisco, CA, USA
Annual Budget : 
$1-5M
Size: 
1-10 employees
Founded: 
1989
About Us
Areas of Focus: 
Mission: 

Repairing Homes, Revitalizing Communities, Rebuilding Lives!

Programs: 

National Rebuilding Day - on the last Saturday in April, hundreds of volunteers repairs homes and community spaces to create safe, healthy and affordable places to live and work.

Safe at Home - year round we install home safety modifications that prevent falls and injury in the home for renters and homeowners.  Over 300 homes receive these modifications annually.

Rebuild My Block - annual neighborhood improvement days.  Volunteers and neighbors work together to repair homes and community spaces in a 3-4 block radius.  Improvements also include sidewalk cleanup, street light installations, tree trimming and more.

Why Work For Us?: 

Now celebrating 30 years, Rebuilding Together San Francisco has been repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives since 1989! 

The work we do helps preserve affordable homes, maintain the rich diversity of San Francisco, and keep longtime community members in their neighborhoods. Through our repair events, neighbors come together to build resilient and thriving communities in San Francisco. Our annual budget is $1,300,000 and we are a team of six full-time employees and 1 AmeriCorps member.

Rebuilding Together San Francisco (RTSF) is a local affiliate of Rebuilding Together, a national organization that includes more than 130 affiliates serving communities nationwide and mobilizing thousands of volunteers each year. More information about us can be found at www.rebuildingtogethersf.org. 

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Apr 1 2019
Active Until: 
May 1 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Rebuilding Together San Francisco
industry: 
Nonprofit