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Our Mission:  Repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives.

Construction Services Associate Job Announcement

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About Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV)

We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low‐income homeowners in need. We also assist nonprofit organizations with facility maintenance and repairs so that they can dedicate their time and resources to helping our community. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods in our community.

Our work preserves affordable housing by transforming homes and lives through critical repairs, and accessibility modifications, at no cost to the service recipient. The majority of the homeowners we serve are older adults and/or people with disabilities who are physically and financially unable to maintain safe and warm living conditions for themselves and their families. Our efforts are strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, faith communities and community volunteers.

We are seeking an Associate with some construction experience and strong customer service skills, motivated by the opportunity to assist senior and disabled homeowners.

Responsibilities:

Inspection, Project Completion & Maintenance

  • Provide excellent customer service to a variety of clients, ensuring all jobs conform to local and state building codes.
  • Schedule final walk through on each project, document work with photos, and conduct quality control evaluation.
  • Ensure collection and completion of any necessary post-work documentation and close out files as work is completed, including updating database as appropriate.
  • Job cost invoices and update database as work progresses.
  • Monitor status of work in progress.
  • Identify any program issues and client/vendor/sponsor conflicts and coordinate with Construction Service Manager for resolution.
  • Inventory RTSV-owned wheelchair ramps and lifts throughout the community, conduct maintenance as needed, and ensure current lease agreements are on file.

 The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Commitment to serving low-income homeowners and communities.
  • Familiarity with the built environment.
  • Impeccable organizational skills, significant attention to detail and follow-through, ability to work on multiple tasks in a growing and changing environment.
  • Strong customer service mindset with effective and diplomatic, yet supportive communication style. Professional phone manner with concise verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to build trust with clients in a respectful and culturally-competent manner.
  • Ability to work with a diversity of people from various ethnic, socio-economic and living environments.
  • Willingness to be flexible, adaptable and work as a team with clients, volunteers and staff.
  • Strong skills in standard office equipment and office computer programs, such as Word, Excel and Google Docs. Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Own transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to deal with physically demanding requirements of the job including lifting a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in program/project management or construction-related field.
  • Education: College degree (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).

Hours:

Part Time (20 hours/week), non- exempt position with ability to work occasional evening and weekends to support organizational and event activities. This position reports to the Construction Services Manager.

Compensation:

Anticipated starting salary is $25-$28/hour depending on experience. Includes PTO (Paid Time Off) as well as 11 paid holidays.

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 . Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Office and Client Services Associate

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This position supports the work of Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley and our mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Respond to incoming visitors, phone calls, emails, and letters.
  • Support the client application process: input all applications into database and conduct client review and screening processes, including telephone screenings, and ensuring timely collection of qualification documentation.
  • Refer clients, as appropriate, to other services in the community.
  • Maintain applicant and volunteer database and coordinate information data entry.
  • Assist with processing vendor signoffs and checks.
    • Assist with processing assessments and environmental reviews
  • Inventory and order office supplies and manage office equipment maintenance.
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and program staff.
  • Support Board of Director relations, meetings, activities, and events.
  • Support fundraising and volunteer appreciation activities.
  • Oversee maintenance and upkeep of office space, to include kitchen and mezzanine.
  • In coordination with program staff, support client and community facility outreach to partner organizations and community at large to secure client and facility applications-as needed.
  • Provide IT support as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Commitment to serve low-income homeowners and communities.
  • 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 minimum of supervision and able to complete projects from start to finish.
  • Strong customer service mindset with effective and diplomatic, yet supportive communication style. 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.
  • Strong writing and computer literacy with PC based MS Office programs. Familiarity with standard office equipment.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese preferred.
  • Minimum two years of customer service, social services, executive assistant, or related work experience.
  • Education: College degree or commensurate experience.

Hours:

Full Time, non-exempt 40 hours a week with occasional evening and weekends to support program activities. Reports to Client Services Manager. Remote work is a possibility during the pandemic, but some in-office work would be required.

Compensation:

Anticipated starting salary is $23.00/hour to $25.00/hour depending on experience. Benefits package includes 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 11 paid holidays.

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 . Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Office Volunteer

We are currently looking for an Office Volunteer to help keep us organized! This volunteer will assist our Client Services Manager with administrative work in our office at 1701 South 7th St. #10, San Jose. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable with office equipment and technology (i.e., copier/scanner/printer, Microsoft Office, data entry) and be willing to come into the office, following strict safety protocol, at least once a week. We ask that a potential volunteer be able to commit at least 2 months of support. If interested, please contact for more information.

Repair Technician

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About Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV)

We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low‐income homeowners in need. We also assist nonprofit organizations with facility maintenance and repairs so that they can dedicate their time and resources to helping our community. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods in our community.
Our work preserves affordable housing by transforming homes and lives through critical repairs, and accessibility modifications, at no cost to the service recipient. The majority of the homeowners we serve are older adults and/or people with disabilities who are physically and financially unable to maintain safe and warm living conditions for themselves and their families. Our efforts are strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, faith communities and community volunteers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for all planned and unplanned repair activities.
  • Ability to provide general repairs across all general construction areas (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.).
  • Respond to clients with regards to minor repairs and prioritize repairs as identified by assessments and approved in advance.
  • Complete fall -prevention repairs that may include grab bar installations, ramps, modified stairs and doorway modifications.
  • Provide excellent customer service to our clients while managing applicant expectations.
  • Coordinate building permit process as needed, ensuring all jobs conform to local and state building codes.
  • Work with and supervise volunteers to complete specific projects. Make volunteer work meaningful, hands-on, and efficient. Ensure project completion and quality.
  • Encourage and ensure a safe work environment for all volunteers, staff, and clients, including proper training, tools, and other resources.
  • Plan, purchase, and coordinate project materials as needed basis, always thinking ahead. Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects at a time is critical.
  • Organize and track supply inventory of RTSV’s warehouse.
  • Track, manage, and maintain all RTSV tools and equipment.
  • Coordinate trash removal and recycling, as well as other green practices.
  • Ensure compliance with the EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.
  • Document work by taking and storing before/after photos of projects. Upload and label project photos.
  • Track assignments and project completion.
  • Work with Construction Services Manager and other staff to monitor and achieve annual program goals. Provide timely communication regarding any issues arising on work in progress.
  • Provide materials and logistics support for Rebuilding Day projects.
  • Serve as a resource to troubleshoot and aid volunteers in their work. Assist with technically challenging installations during Rebuilding Day projects.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure program success..

 The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • 3+ years of property maintenance experience and/or repair/construction work. Broad knowledge of practices and techniques of general construction, repair, and maintenance in a commercial and residential environment. A solid understanding of basic plumbing, carpentry, and electrical work.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience or vocational training.
  • Strong ability to use general construction tools and knowledge of basic handyman repair tasks.
  • Basic understanding of code requirements for building.
  • Outstanding people and communication skills.
  • Dependable and responsible. Ability to work independently, knowing when to ask for help.
  • Ability to coordinate projects with skilled and non-skilled volunteers.
  • Ability to deal with physically demanding requirements of the job including lifting a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance.
  • The ability to travel locally. Valid California driver’s license and insurance required.
  • Commitment to serving low-income homeowners and communities.
  • Strong customer service mindset with effective and diplomatic, yet supportive communication style. Professional phone manner with concise verbal skills.
  • Ability to work with a diversity of people from various ethnic, socio-economic, and living environments.
  • Contractor’s license highly desirable.
  • Bi‐lingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese a plus..

Hours:

Full Time, non- exempt position with ability to work occasional evening and weekends to support program activities. Reports to Construction Service Manager.

Compensation:

Anticipated starting salary is $58,000 to $65,000 depending on experience. Benefits package includes medical, vision & dental insurance and PTO (Paid time off) leave for all full-time employees. Dependent coverage may be elected at the employee’s own expense. In addition to PTO accrual, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley recognizes 11 paid holidays.

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 . Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator Job Announcement

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About Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV)

We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low‐income homeowners in need. We also assist nonprofit organizations with facility maintenance and repairs so that they can dedicate their time and resources to helping our community. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods in our community.

Our work preserves affordable housing by transforming homes and lives through critical repairs, and accessibility modifications, at no cost to the service recipient. The majority of the homeowners we serve are older adults and/or people with disabilities who are physically and financially unable to maintain safe and warm living conditions for themselves and their families. Our efforts are strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, faith communities and community volunteers.

Primary Responsibilities:

Volunteer Coordination

  • Assist in coordinating volunteer-related aspects of Rebuilding Day program including:
    • Recruit and manage individual volunteers and volunteer groups.
    • Coordinate photography for Rebuilding Day(s), including recruiting, managing, and training volunteer photographers, as well as maintaining Flickr pages for all external and internal uses.
    • Coordinate warehouse volunteers leading up to and during Rebuilding Day, to include recruiting volunteers for materials organization and kit production, as well as kit returns and unpacking.g.
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships to support a strong pipeline of volunteers to participate in rebuilding events.
  • Maintain and refine system for tracking current and potential volunteers: communications and intake; skill, interest, and availability; past project attendance and upcoming project registrations.
  • Coordinate and represent Rebuilding Together at volunteer recruitment tabling events.
  • Contribute volunteer-focused content to tell the stories of our homeowners and the impact our volunteers and partners have had on their homes and lives.

Outreach Coordination

  • Assist client assessment processes by attending occasional home visits.
  • 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.
  • Assist in cultivating new community partnerships and identifying appropriate venues for RTSV participation.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Commitment to serve low-income homeowners and communities.
  • 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 minimum supervision and able to complete projects from start to finish, including taking on a leadership role.
  • Comfort with speaking and presenting in front of large groups–experience training or teaching adults/volunteers is a plus.
  • Strong customer service mindset with effective and diplomatic, yet supportive communication style.
  • 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.
  • Strong writing and computer literacy with PC based MS Office programs. Familiarity with standard office equipment. Familiarity with Salesforce and/or Adobe Creative Suite a plus!
  • Available to work 4th Saturday in April and 4th Saturday in October.
  • Bi‐lingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese a plus.
  • Valid California driver’s license, proof of insurance, and ability to pass a background check.
  • Education: College degree (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).

Hours:

Full Time, non- exempt position with ability to work occasional evening and weekends to support program activities. Reports to Program Manager.

Compensation:

Anticipated starting salary is $48,000 to $56,000 depending on experience. Benefits package includes medical, vision & dental insurance and PTO (Paid time off) leave for all full-time employees. Dependent coverage may be elected at the employee’s own expense. In addition to PTO accrual, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley recognizes 11 paid holidays.

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 . Position is open until a qualified candidate is hired.

A note on job openings

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley. If you don’t see open positions that relate to your skills, please check this page at a later date.

Or, head over to our volunteer page to see how you can help out!

RTSV AmeriCorps Employee Joe Kim