Current Job Openings
This position supports the work of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley to assure that the mission of the agency is successfully carried out.
The Executive Director (ED) is appointed by and reports to the Board of Directors. The ED will provide strategic leadership in pursuit of the organization’s mission including the direct and indirect administration of the organization, its programs and fiscal health. The Executive Director is not expected to personally carry out all duties described below and is given the responsibility and authority of overseeing and administering them and must work in cooperation with the Board of Directors toward their successful fulfillment.
- Lead the organization in fulfillment of the mission and vision through planning, resource management, establishing efficient and effective processes and systems, and achieving targeted outcomes.
- Initiate the development of annual and multi-year strategic plans, goals and objectives. Initiate strategic and tactical planning sessions, in context of broader economic conditions, meeting the needs of RTSV clients, and the services RTSV can provide to the community.
- Work with the Board to provide leadership, information, and support that enhances the governance of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley; support the Executive Committee in identifying potential Board members. Ensure the preparation of Board meeting materials and their distribution in advance to individual members.
- Ensure effective communications and linkages between Board and staff.
- Initiate, organize, facilitate, and lead/participate in committees (finance, operations, resource development, executive) comprised of volunteers and board members to create and implement action plans to accomplish the organization’s mission.
- Serve as the primary liaison to Rebuilding Together National.
- Serve as primary spokesperson for Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, represent RTSV throughout the community in a positive manner and one in which will promote community awareness. Interface with public officials and other community representatives and dignitaries. Act as liaison with outside resources and supporters.
- Represent Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley in the local community, specifically with government agencies and community organizations.
- Negotiate all agency contracts and grants.
- Ensure compliance with personnel policies established by the Board of Directors and with all federal and state regulations.
- Recruit, hire, train, supervise and mentor a strong and effective staff through appropriate compensation, resource allocation, professional development opportunities and regular performance evaluations.
FUNDRAISING/DONOR /PUBLIC RELATIONS
- Work with Resource Development Committee/Development Manager to create, implement and manage an effective fundraising and donor communications program that will meet the fundraising goals for operational support and build long-term sustainability.
- Work closely with the development team to oversee effective outreach to current and prospective donors to cultivate and develop their support and explore new fundraising initiatives.
- In partnership with Paint The Town committee, ensure staff resources to support a successful annual event.
- Provide financial oversight, seeing that all funds are disbursed in accordance with contract requirements and donor designations.
- Maintain close working relationship with house captains and volunteer coordinators from sponsoring organizations.
- Develop and maintain relationship and collaborations with appropriate community, government, faith-based, and corporate stakeholders to build a strong awareness of the needs of clients served, as well as the organization’s role in serving those needs.
- Activate the Board in the development of deep community relationships; mentor and support the work of the Board to identify, cultivate and meet donors and prospects.
- Lead collaboration with the Development team to prepare high-quality grant and sponsorship proposals, newsletters, annual reports and other external-facing communications.
- Oversee relationships with news media to foster public understanding and acceptance of RTSV and its mission and goals.
- Oversee, manage, coordinate and monitor all program committees, events, and activities.
- Evaluate existing systems, policies and procedures and strengthen the organization to ensure that it is positioned to mitigate risk and weather changes in its program and business model. Oversee, manage and coordinate insurance compliance, including general liability, workers compensation and D&O coverage.
- Develop and execute the annual operating plan, and annual budget for the organization for approval by the Board.
- Ensure monthly financial reporting to the Finance committee.
- Ensure payroll processing and expenditure check signing and compliance with financial policies as outlined in Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley financial policy handbook.
- Work with staff to evaluate the day to day operating effectiveness of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley programs and establish clear accountability and management throughout the organization.
- Oversee financial program reporting of government and grant contracts.
- Facilitate annual audit and ensure compliance with A-133 reporting requirements.
- Ensure legal, regulatory and policy compliance with all appropriate entities, including filing reports with the County Assessor, IRS, Franchise Tax Board, Registry of Charitable Trusts & RT National.
- Facilitate the house/facility selection process and the assignment of house captains, sponsors and volunteers.
- Maintain an annual timeline for RTSV activities.
- Report to the Board and formally inform it, of pertinent program and staff issues and developments.
The ideal candidate will possess many of the following skills and experience:
- Exceptional communication skills including writing, speaking, meeting facilitation, and consensus- building.
- The ability to attract, develop, retain, motivate and lead staff, volunteers, and Board members while maintaining a high level of performance.
- A proven track record in attracting and sustaining community support – major gifts, corporate sponsorships, government contracts, and foundation support.
- The ability to effectively represent Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley and its programs and clients among diverse stakeholders in the community.
- Demonstrated capacity to build alliances and sustain collaborative relationships with nonprofit, government, and corporate partners.
- Experience with or understanding of the issues and trends impacting low income, vulnerable homeowners, and their families.
- The ability to work in close partnership with an engaged Board to lead the organization toward a shared vision and new directions in response to changing needs and opportunities.
- Experience working in or with a volunteer driven organization.
- Financial and/or business management with a budget of comparable size and revenue streams including budgeting, oversight and nonprofit compliance.
- Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years senior management experience in a nonprofit, acquired in either a paid, volunteer, or officer role. Executive Director experience preferred.
In addition, candidates will need to:
- Effectively utilize information technology, social media, accounting and fund development database applications, and the Internet.
- Work occasional nights and weekends as needed to support Board and community events. We offer flexibility to accommodate these obligations.
- Provide own car, insurance, and valid CA driver’s license, or other means to travel throughout the community.
- Pass a background check.
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Compensation will be based on the selected candidate’s experience. PDF of job description available here. RTSV provides equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.
To apply, email your cover letter (word or PDF document) summarizing your interest, fit with qualifications, and experience along with a current resume to email@example.com. Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.
Community Outreach Coordinator
- Develop and execute outreach strategy and materials to secure sufficient applications for all of RTSV programs, to include but not limited to:
- Representing RTSV, which includes making presentations to social service agencies, senior centers, etc.
- Coordinating our participation in relevant outreach events, such as fairs, community events, etc.
- Connecting with referral organizations and service providers who serve potential RTSV clients, such as other non-profit partners, city and county housing departments, etc.
- Utilizing printed and social media to increase awareness of our services
- Identify and cultivate new community partnerships
- Identify appropriate venues for RTSV participation
- Coordinate community engagement with participation by volunteers and RTSV homeowners
- Participate in preview and review of potential clients
- Develop and maintain appropriate referral list of other community services for our client base
- Assist with Rebuilding Day preparation and execution as needed
- Support and participate in any fundraising or volunteer events
- Other duties as may be assigned
- Commitment to serve low-income homeowners and communities.
- Experience in public speaking.
- Impeccable organizational skills, significant attention to detail and follow-through, ability to work on multiple tasks in a growing and changing environment.
- Ability to perform duties with a minimum of supervision and able to complete projects from start to finish.
- Professional phone manner with concise verbal skills.
- Ability to be flexible, adaptable and maintain professional decorum under stress.
- Ability to work with a diversity of people from various ethnic, socio-economic and living environments. Willingness to work as a team with clients, volunteers, and staff.
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-orientated, small office environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
- Available to work 4th Saturday in April and 4th Saturday in October.
- Strong writing and computer literacy with PC based MS Office programs. Familiarity with standard office equipment.
- Bi-lingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese a plus.
- Minimum five years of related work experience.
- Education: College degree or commensurate experience.
Part-time, nonexempt, 20 hours a week with occasional evening and weekends to support program and community activities. We offer flexibility to accommodate these obligations.
Anticipated starting salary is $24.00/hour to $29.00/hour depending on experience. Benefits package include: pro-rated medical, vision & dental insurance and PTO (Paid time off) leave. Dependent coverage may be elected at the employee’s own expense. In addition to PTO accrual, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley recognizes 10 paid holidays. PDF of job description available here.
RTSV provides equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.
To apply, email your cover letter (word or PDF document) summarizing your fit with qualifications, and experience along with a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.