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CAREERS

Turn Your Passion For Service Into a Career

If you’re looking for a rewarding and impactful career, we might have just the place for you here at Rebuild Upstate. Our tight-knit team works together each day to bring life to our mission and foster strong, sustainable communities.

If you’re a self-starter, thrive in a collaborative environment and enjoy solving problems, you’re already off to a great start! Explore our open positions below to apply.

Position Title: Residential Construction Coordinator

Status: Full-Time (40 hrs/week)

Location: Greenville, SC

Salary: $33,000-$35,000/year, based on experience for full-time

Overall Nature and Scope of Position

Rebuild Upstate is hiring a self-motivated Residential Construction Coordinator with experience in construction. This position reports to the Director of Operations. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure that they qualify for available funding, will plan all projects to fall within the applicable guidelines and budget, and contribute to completing said projects. He or she will work with the Engagement Team and Director of Operations to ensure that all aspects of work are appropriately planned and staffed with volunteers, and will lead teams of volunteers in completing the work or complete the work themselves, as needed. When applicable, this individual will work with contractors to get bids and complete projects that are not suitable for volunteer labor. We are looking for a dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative culture. The job requires some weekend hours and flexibility. If you would enjoy working with a small team of professionals to accomplish the mission of Rebuild Upstate, we encourage you to apply.

Mission

Rebuild Upstate repairs the houses of our low-income neighbors to make homes safer, healthier and more livable. We envision an Upstate where everyone has the opportunity to live a life of dignity in a safe home environment in order to maintain and foster strong, sustainable communities.

Project Management & Planning

  • Inspect clients homes and identify home repair needs
  • Plan how to complete necessary repairs, including takeoffs and task lists
  • Oversee purchase and ensure timely delivery of materials and trailers/tools to worksites
  • Oversee Worksite Safety and Volunteer Orientation
  • Physical labor is required, including cleaning up work sites, loading materials into truck or trailer, or completing projects as needed
  • Submit paperwork, as appropriate, to funding agencies

Volunteer Management

  • Coordinate with the engagement team on all volunteer issues
  • Facilitate completion of projects by leading groups of volunteers of varying ages and abilities

Documentation & Reporting

  • Manage homeowner tracking and project paperwork for assigned projects
  • Ensure all volunteer paperwork is completed and documented
  • Ensure paperwork is properly entered into databases and stored

Overall Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a small team to accomplish the mission of Rebuild Upstate
  • Keep supervisor informed of all activity, progress, and issues as they arise
  • Represent Rebuild Upstate in the community and to specific groups/associations
  • Participate in professional development as recommended and provided
    Assist in creating funding partnerships with individuals, churches, businesses and other groups in the community
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Construction/repair experience
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and communicate well within a team
  • Capable of managing multiple projects at once
  • High School Diploma (higher education preferred)
  • Experience with excel, word, email (google suites preferred)
  • Volunteer management experience preferred
  • Experience pulling/backing trailers preferred
  • Project planning skills and budgeting skills preferred

Hours & Compensation

  • Forty hours per week for full-time; specific hours vary
  • Weekend work required based on volunteer availability
  • Flexible schedule
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Position Title: Development Specialist (Fundraiser)

Status: Full-Time (40 hrs/week)

Location: Greenville, SC

Salary: $55,000-$65,000/year with bonuses and based on experience

Overall Nature and Scope of Position

What if you could go to your place of employment every day with a renewed sense of purpose and direction, confident in the knowledge that the work you do contributes to the greater good? When you work with Rebuild Upstate as a fundraiser, this could be your life. Grow to understand our potential donor pool and hold a vital role in planning events and coordinating other activities to encourage donations and help us move toward our goal of helping improve the lives of more low-income neighbors through home repair. Work on a close-knit, enthusiastic team under the direction of the Community Engagement Director to meet and exceed fundraising goals. Stretch and improve your communication & leadership skills and organizational capabilities in this pivotal role.

Mission: Rebuild Upstate repairs the houses of our low-income neighbors to make homes safer, healthier and more livable.  We envision an Upstate where everyone has the opportunity to live a life of dignity in a safe home environment in order to maintain and foster strong, sustainable communities.

Responsibilities

  • Raise funds and regularly meet or surpass fundraising targets
  • Research donor prospects to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits
  • Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for Rebuild Upstate
  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to enhance fundraising activities
  • Assist in planning and coordinating specific events meant to develop donors and raise funds
  • Collaborate with marketing staff to disseminate strategic messaging to current and prospective donors
  • Coordinate activities of volunteers and interns related to fundraising event planning and execution
  • Analyze the performance of fundraising events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness and to identify areas for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Maintain complete, orderly records of donor information and all donor communications
  • Build upon existing donor relationships to maintain and increase giving
  • Form new donor relationships frequently
  • Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships that enhance fundraising activities

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or higher
  • At least five (5+) years of fundraising or sales experience
  • Motivation to achieve and exceed goals
  • Exemplary communication abilities
  • Outgoing, yet poised personality
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Quick thinker and ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Experience with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system

Hours & Compensation

  • Forty hours per week; evening and weekend work may be required
  • Flexible schedule; ability to occasionally work remotely
  • Generous vacation policy
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Position Title: Resource Navigator

Status: Full-Time (36-40 hrs/week)

Location: Greenville, SC

AmeriCorps Program Overview

AmeriCorps Upstate addresses the current economic hardships of the Upstate of South Carolina by placing AmeriCorps Members in nonprofits throughout four counties in the Upstate (Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Oconee).  Members assist economically disadvantaged individuals increase their personal income, build savings and gain and sustain assets.

Rebuild Upstate Overview

Rebuild Upstate repairs the houses of our low-income neighbors to make homes safer, healthier and more livable. We envision an Upstate where everyone has the opportunity to live a life of dignity in a safe home environment in order to maintain and foster strong, sustainable communities.

Rebuild Upstate AmeriCorps Membership Position

As an AmeriCorps Upstate member, you will be expected to learn and understand the overall workings of the AmeriCorps program and provide financial stability programs and services to the community, including but not limited to:

  • Resource Navigation | Case management, crisis assistance, and connecting clients with community resources
  • Financial Literacy | Teaching financial literacy to clients individually or in a classroom setting
  • VITA | Volunteer Income Tax Assistance – free tax preparation service in the community

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform holistic needs assessments for each Rebuild Upstate homeowner that is in the process of being approved for assistance
  • Function much like a case manager in this role
    • In the course of this assessment, they will provide connections to appropriate basic needs services and offer financial literacy training/one-on-one budgeting instruction to help improve the clients’ financial stability
    • This will also be an opportunity to let the homeowners know about VITA services in preparation for the tax season
  • Be an important piece of qualifying and prioritizing homeowners for assistance based on the scope of needs and/or safety issues identified in the home
  • Attend mandatory Leadership Development

Minimum Requirements

  • Be U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States
  • Be at least 17 years of age or older
  • Have or be working towards a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Subject to criminal history checks (Sex Offender Registry, SC SLED, State of Residence, FBI Fingerprinting)
  • Computer skills including MS Office and/or Google Suite applications

Benefits

  • Living Allowance: $15,100 total
    • About $604 paid every two weeks, pre-tax
    • Living allowance does not count against SNAP income calculation so many members are eligible for food stamps
    • Is not a wage, not calculated on an hourly basis
  • Education Benefits:
    • $6,345 Segal Education Award paid upon successful completion of term (matched at some institutions)
    • Have 7 years to use fund toward education costs, educational training, or repay student loans:
    • Additionally, current federal student loans can qualify for forbearance during service and AmeriCorps can make payment of accrued interest upon successful completion
    • Transferable to eligible child or grandchild of a member (if over 55 years old at start of service)
  • Mileage Reimbursement 
    • Paid at IRS standard rate per mile for work-related expenses 
  • Health insurance including dental and vision coverage 
  • Child Care Benefits (www.americorpschildcare.com
    • Paid directly to qualified providers 
  • Member Assistance Program 
    • 24/7 telephonic counseling services 
    • Life coaching, personal concierge, and more
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