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Are you interested in joining our team? Below is a list of positions that are currently available. Don't hesitate to reach out to us and ask about upcoming job opportunities, as we usually have a plethora of ways to get involved!

Fundraising Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA

Period of Assignment: Fall, 2021 - Fall, 2022

 

Community Rebuilds is recruiting a Fundraising Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA to maintain a funding database of long-term funding strategies, research and apply for grants and infrastructure loans, solicit donations, acquire new donors, manage donor databases, and conceptualize and implement community fundraising events

Job Description

Research and apply for grant funding, seek out business partnerships to generate annual support, plan and organize fundraising events. Fundraising efforts will be used for: purchasing larger pieces of land to subdivide and sell at a lower rate to low-income prospective homeowners, horizontal development costs such as infrastructure, utility trenching, and excavation, Program costs such as necessary tools, trucks and trailers, salaries, student housing, student food stipends, workshops, courses, and events.

Assignment Responsibilities

  • Plan and organize annual fundraising events such as Haunted House, Pop Up Restore Sale, and Holiday Vacation Auction.

  • Seek out business partnerships for annual support.

  • Contribute to fundraising database. Research and apply for grants/private foundations to create long-term funding stability for the organization.

  • Engage with the community to solicit in-kind donations such as volunteers, materials, meals, and tools.

  • Identify loan funds to procure larger parcels of land so that can be subdivided to create affordable lots.

  • Finalize grant database of funding applied for/should reapply for. Include leads, denials, application dates, and renewal dates for CR staff to utilize in the future.

  • Identify other funding sources, strategies, and campaigns to support current and the expansion of programming.

Apply on the AmeriCorps website or send a resume and letter of interest to coordinator@communityrebuilds.org 

Operations and Development Manager

Start date is as soon as possible

 

Community Rebuilds is seeking an Operations and Development Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of our current projects and programs, and to collaborate with the Executive Director and AmeriCorps VISTA’s on planning and development for future programs and projects.

Job Description

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director on strategic planning and development:

    • Planning for future projects: Identify land, determine site planning and project feasibility.

    • Present solutions to the City/County and Housing Task Force to dissolve barriers in code and implement affordable housing density incentives, with an emphasize on workforce housing and trailer replacements.

    • Contribute to and help organize ongoing fundraising efforts: event planning; creating fundraising campaigns; grant writing, research, administration, and reporting.

    • Continue work to provide services to residents on the Navajo Reservation and to expand programming to Bluff /Boulder, UT, and other potential communities.

    • Grow Community Rebuilds educational opportunities with Summer courses, workshops, certificate/credit courses, and provide public information to promote sustainable building replicability. 

    • Explore the potential of building multi-family housing, CR campus build out opportunities, and further visioning.

 

  • Day-to-day Management:

    • Supervise office function to achieve proper organization, create systems, and keep documents updated and stored property.

    • Serve as a representative for Community Rebuilds and field general inquiries.

    • Enforce proper attendance, security, cleanliness, and professionalism from office team.

    • Collaborate with the Program Coordinator to oversee the Campus Sustainability Coordinator to ensure all housing units are maintained and operating properly and that the residents are managed.

    • Manage and mentor AmeriCorps VISTA Members to ensure they are meeting the goals and deadlines in their VAD’s, contributing 80% of their service to capacity building, 20% to direct service, and getting professional development opportunities that align with the needs of the organization.

      • Current members:

        • Fundraising Coordinator VISTA (ends Fall of 2022)

        • Planning & Development Coordinator VISTA (ends October 2021)

        • Drafting & Content Designer VISTA (begins April 2021 for 3 years)

      • Future Potential member:

        • Equity and Inclusion Outreach Coordinator VISTA (TBD)

Community Rebuilds is a team-centric organization and we often share tasks and duties if needed. Assisting other departments with duties may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Support the Program Coordinator with intern/homeowner recruitment and coordination, conduct meetings with homeowner applicants to prepare for the loan/construction process. Assist with the planning and facilitation of events.

  • Assist the Project Manager by obtaining bids, ordering materials, coordinating sub-contractors, compiling and processing construction documents, and providing build team with creative problem solving support.

  • Help monitor finances and support the Bookkeeper – monitor budgets, assist with bookkeeping tasks such as entering invoices and writing checks.

  • General duties: scanning, filing, running errands, etc.

Skills and Experience Desired

  • Prior experience in planning, development, program administration, and/or office management

  • Experience in managing staff, volunteer management, non-profit work, and/or community development. 

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on evolving organizational needs.

  • Excellence in time management and multi-tasking. Highly organized.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, and Mac Operating Systems

 

Compensation

A compensation package is based on experience but will include a match IRA, paid time off, and may include health insurance benefits after a training or probation period.

 

Inquiries and Application Process

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a letter of intent and a resume to rikki@communityrebuilds.org

Build Apprentices AmeriCorps State (5 openings!) 

Community Rebuilds provides an advanced educational service opportunity for those interested in entering into the field of construction or for those wanting to contribute direct service towards affordable housing projects for low income families and individuals. Apprentices will be paired with a homeowner(s) and lead instructor/supervisor(s).

20% of this direct service position can be used towards capacity building for the organization. Community Rebuilds has many exciting behind-the-scenes projects in the office. Four hours per week (on average) of the Americorps term can be used for assisting with side projects, administrative assistance, project management, planning, and development. This capacity-building work is intended not only to assist in furthering the organization's mission and programming, but to serve as experience and professional development for the Apprentice. The capacity-building time must be pre-approved for purposes of priority and may be contingent on the capacity of CR's staff to mentor the Apprentice.  

The responsibilities and compensation are as follows:

Assignment Responsibilities

  • Contribute 1700 hours between 8/1/2022—7/31/2023

  • Attend site orientation and AmeriCorps orientation

  • Participate in all building tasks involved with foundation to finish construction

  • Assist the lead instructor/supervisor on-site

  • Advise, mediate issues, and field questions for interns, volunteers and homeowners

  • Provide on-site supervision for safety of interns, volunteers, and homeowners

  • Maintain the build site cleanliness and organization

  • Supervise the use of tools and maintain inventory list

  • Coordinate the purchase and ordering of materials

  • Perform maintenance tasks at the CR campus as needed

  • Participate in weekly, quarterly, and bi-annual meetings

  • Facilitate and cater events and workshops

  • Motivate the crew to work together as a team and maintain morale

  • Assist the bookkeeper in maintaining the build budget as needed

  • Participate in other AmeriCorps events

To apply, send letter of intent and resume to: coordinator@communityrebuilds.org

Campus Sustainability Coordinator AmeriCorps State

Period of Assignment: August 1st, 2022 - August 1st, 2023

Goal of the Project:

 

Community Rebuilds provides an advanced service opportunity in groundskeeping, landscaping, and property management for one who is interested in contributing direct service towards a nonprofit affordable housing contractor and natural building school. The Campus Sustainability Coordinator will work alongside program director and residents of the campus.

20% of this direct service position can be used towards capacity building for the organization. Community Rebuilds has many exciting behind-the-scenes projects in the office. Four hours per week (on average) of the Americorps term can be used for assisting with side projects, administrative assistance, project management, planning, and development. This capacity-building work is intended not only to assist in furthering the organization's mission and programming, but to serve as experience and professional development for the Apprentice. The capacity-building time must be pre-approved for purposes of priority and may be contingent on the capacity of CR's staff to mentor the Apprentice.  

 

The responsibilities and compensation are as follows:

Assignment Responsibilities

  • Contribute 1700 hours between 8/1/2021—7/31/2022

  • Attend site orientation and AmeriCorps orientation

  • Participate in campus and organizational meetings

  • Assist the program director with and initiate own campus projects

  • Mediate issues and field questions for campus residents

  • Maintain the campus cleanliness and organization

  • Design and implement a campus food forest

  • Coordinate the purchase and ordering of materials

  • Perform maintenance tasks at the CR campus as needed

  • Participate in weekly, quarterly, and bi-annual meetings

  • Facilitate tasks for campus residents (weeding, watering plants, etc.)

  • Build structures on campus like compost area, chicken coop, benches

  • Implement and maintain compost and possibly chickens

  • Participate in other AmeriCorps events

To apply, send letter of intent and resume to: coordinator@communityrebuilds.org

Program and Project manager intern positions are available upon request when housing is available. 

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