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Safe at Home Program Manager

Job Announcement

Organizational Overview

Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) is a safe and healthy housing organization that believes community starts at home. We provide critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades at no cost to service recipients. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across San Mateo County and the northern Santa Clara County communities of Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, & Sunnyvale. We are part of a national network of over 150 affiliates across the country.

Our efforts are strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, churches and community volunteers. Every year, RTP bring thousands of volunteers and corporate sponsors together to preserve affordable housing and rebuild communities. RTP facilitates neighbors helping neighbors, enhancing dignity and pride for all who participate.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Program Manager who is passionate about our mission to bring volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. The Program Manager should be comfortable working with 10 other staff members and 3 AmeriCorps members in a team-driven environment. It is critical that the Program Manager lead by example, be detail-oriented and an effective problem-solver, while maintaining flexibility and a positive attitude to keep volunteers, vendors, and staff engaged in keeping projects on track. The Program Manager should be a mature, self-aware, high-energy, and entrepreneurial leader with the ability to learn and make decisions quickly, and to anticipate and perform next steps effectively.

Specifically, the Program Manager will be responsible for all overall planning, management and coordination of our Safe at Home (SAH) program. This includes coordinating support for roughly 130 repairs for low-income homeowners each year. The Program Manager will be required to conduct home assessments, manage volunteers and vendors involved in completing projects, manage the scope of work development and completion of renovation projects, ensure data collection and proper reporting, assist with community outreach, and create and maintain relationships with numerous government entities in support of renovation projects (ie coordination with Public Works, Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, and other departments as needed). The Program Manager will consult with the Construction Program Director (CPD) on all skilled repairs requiring permits or coordination with subcontractors, as the CPD is responsible for coordinating those activities. In the long-term, the Program Manager works with the Associate Director on program development.

This person will work with a variety of populations including seniors, individuals with disabilities, multi-generational families, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, sponsors, and donors. This is a full-time, exempt position based in Redwood City and reports to the Associate Director.

Essential Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Though not required, the following are helpful skills and experience for the position:

How To Apply

Deadline for applications: Accepted until a qualified candidate is hired. Initial phone interviews will begin on or around May 30.

Estimated Start date: On or around June 15, 2017

Compensation: Anticipated starting salary is $50,000-$55,000. RTP is prepared to offer a competitive compensation package that includes health, dental and vision insurance to all regular full-time employees. Dependent coverage may be elected at the employee’s own expense. RTP offers retirement plan benefits to eligible employees. In addition to standard sick leave and vacation accrual, RTP recognizes 13 paid holidays as well as an office shutdown for all business days between Christmas & New Year’s Day.

Confidential Application Process: Email your cover letter (Word or PDF document) summarizing your interest, fit with qualifications, compensation requirements and experience along with a current resume to: Mr. David Cattivera, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Peninsula at Please note “Program Manager Application” in the subject field. Resumes must have a cover letter in order to be considered.

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Safe at Home Program Manager - Job Responsibilities

Program Management (25%)

Project Management (50%)

Volunteer/Sponsor/Client Management (10%)

Strategy/Planning (5% of job responsibilities)

Public Relations, Outreach and Development (5%)

Other projects as assigned (5%)