Deputy Operations Manager: Rebuilding Together

Posted July 8th, 2015 at 2:59 pm.

Job Description:
Deputy Operations Manager
20 to 24 hours weekly — additional hours may be requested for rebuilding days
Possibility of FT position in January 2016

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia is a nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing free renovation of owner-occupied homes to those in need by mobilizing volunteers. The Deputy Operations Manager reports to the Operations Manager and has specific responsibility for:


Assist Operations Manager with all operational aspects of our home repair work, including homeowner intake and home assessments; development of scope of work; coordination with homeowners, volunteers, and contractors; permitting and equipment rental
Identify skilled trades needed and projects that need completion prior to rebuilding days, secure bids for those projects
Assist with the purchase, storage and inventory of tools, supplies, materials and equipment located in the warehouse; deliver materials, equipment, in-kind donations and supplies as needed
Assist with the development and delivery of training program for homeowners, skilled leaders and volunteers for rebuilding days
Carry out home repairs and assist skilled contractors as needed
Organize and manage activities on rebuilding days
Develop and expand relationships with contractors who are aware of our mission and will assist us in reducing costs of operations for projects
Responsible for homeowner document retention and assists with tracking of homeowner outcomes
Assist with answering phones, emails and written communications and other administrative tasks as needed
Assist in raising awareness and visibility of RTP
Other duties as assigned

Pre- and post-rebuilding day volunteer communication and recognition
Identify projects appropriate for volunteers on rebuilding days
Facilitate online registration of volunteers
Assign volunteers to jobs on rebuilding days
Assist with volunteer management and support on rebuilding days

Able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings or weekends
Able to work 12 hours on rebuilding days (several throughout the year)
Experienced driver with current license
Able to travel independently to homes to conduct assessments (including walking, climbing stairs)
Ability to lift 50lbs
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Passion for RTP’s mission
High school or GED required

Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, detail-oriented, self-starter
Experience/knowledge of construction and home repairs
Comfort speaking to and presenting to groups
College degree or trade certification

Range of $16 to $18 per hour depending on experience plus travel reimbursement for certain work-related travel

Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Stefanie F. Seldin, Include “Deputy Operations Manager” in your subject line. No phone calls please.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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