ABOUT REBUILDING TOGETHER PORTLAND: Rebuilding Together Portland is a 27-year- old nonprofit organization that assists low-income homeowners with needed safety repairs and maintenance on their home at no cost to the homeowner. Every April, we have a National Rebuild Day where we assist nearly 50 homeowners in the City of Portland with the help of 1,200+ volunteers. In addition, we have a Safe and Healthy Repair Program where we help people year-round with minor maintenance repairs as well as safety and security modifications. We help the elderly, people with disabilities, families with children, and veterans throughout Portland to ensure they remain safe in their homes for years to come.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant to the Executive Director plays a vital role in program development and execution. This position helps conduct the National Rebuild Day, works to ensure homeowners are served year-round through the Safe and Healthy Repair Program, works on grant-writing and donor procurement; working to enhance our individual giving campaign, as well as social media posting, updating, and creating. In addition, this position is responsible for daily office duties such as filing, data input, homeowner tracking, donor tracking, and more.
- Homeowner tracking and documentation
- Community Outreach
- Grant writing and development
- Connecting with Homeowners for: Homeowner Interviews, Homeowner Application Disbursement, Safe and Healthy Repair Program Intake.
- Meeting Preparation, including but not limited to: Board Meetings and House Captain’s Meetings
- Safe and Healthy Repair Program tracking and documentation
- Daily office duties that include filing, organizing, and tracking
- Facebook and Instagram
- Constant Contact (or ability to learn)
- Proficient with Dropbox
- Think creatively and problem solve
- Work collaboratively with other staff and Board members
- Effective organizer and ability prioritize
- Communicate effectively: orally, written, and electronically; as well as possess the ability to communicate and work with people in a variety of sectors from Board Members to Grant Donors to Funders.
- Demonstrate patience and understanding when working with homeowners. Rebuilding Together helps people of different ages, races, mental and physical abilities, and income levels. Therefore, you must be able to quickly understand which hat needs to be worn at which time.
- Handel stressful situations well
- Research and see through grants whose mission aligns with Rebuilding Together’s
- Ability to conduct Homeowner Interviews
- Have an understanding and ability to use/adapt and figure out technology.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree or certificate in applicable field or equivalent experience working with underrepresented populations
- Experience with grant writing
- Experience with community outreach and knowledge of Community Services throughout Portland
Rebuilding Together Portland is located at the University of Portland; which has graciously donated space for Rebuilding Together Portland to operate out of for 27 years. Day to day functions are completed by two staff- the Executive Director and the Assistant to the Executive Director. Our Board is a Working Board. We are in constant contact with them, and meet every month. A car is preferred; however, you do not have to drive to work every day if you do not wish. Parking is provided. Hours are M-F 9-4:30.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to VEbinger@corsource.com