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: Ramp Program Manager

Location: Greenville, SC

 

Overall Nature and Scope of Position

Rebuild Upstate is hiring a self-motivated Ramp Program Manager. This position reports to the Program Director. A successful candidate will lead the efforts of the Rebuild Upstate Ramp Program. The Ramp Program is a specific program of Rebuild Upstate to facilitate the building of ramps for low-income homeowners with the use of volunteers and community sponsorships. This role will communicate with homeowners throughout the process and will assess approved homes for planning of ramp construction, and help execute the construction of ramps. This individual will lead teams of volunteers in completing the work or complete the work themselves, as needed. This position will require a balance of hands-on labor and relationship building with volunteers and sponsors. 

 

We are looking for an individual who is eager to grow and learn and is dedicated to our mission. Rebuild Upstate has a highly collaborative culture and requires a willingness to work in a team atmosphere. The job requires some Saturday hours and flexibility. If you would enjoy working with a team of professionals to accomplish the mission of Rebuild Upstate, we encourage you to apply. Rebuild Upstate is willing to train qualified candidates on the specifics of ramp design and construction.

 

Rebuild Upstate is a faith-based organization founded on Christian beliefs. Rebuild Upstate does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, age, handicap, religion or creed, political affiliation, sex, or marital, parental, or military status for employment, volunteerism, or for receiving services.

 

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 client’s homes and identify the best way to build a ramp to meet their needs
  • Plan how to complete the ramp build, including takeoffs and task lists
  • Deliver or oversee timely delivery of trailers/tools to worksites
  • Physical labor is required, including cleaning up work sites, loading materials into truck or trailer, or completing projects as needed


Volunteer Management

  • Coordinate with supervisor / Community Engagement Specialist on all volunteer issues
  • Facilitate completion of projects by leading groups of volunteers of varying ages and abilities
  • Oversee Worksite Safety and Volunteer Labor
  • Ensure volunteers have an excellent volunteer experience
  • Assist the Community Engagement team with sponsorship recruitment as needed

 

Documentation & Reporting

  • Manage homeowner and project documentation for assigned projects
  • Ensure documentation 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
  • Participate in professional development as recommended and provided
  • Area of work will be Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties
  • Travel to various sites within the Rebuild Upstate service area will be required
  • Other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Must be able to lift/carry 80 pounds 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and communicate well within a team
  • Capable of managing multiple projects at once
  • Passionate about our mission and working with volunteers
  • Experience with excel, word, email (Microsoft / Google Suites)
  • Construction/repair experience is not necessary; training will be provided
  • Experience pulling/backing trailers is not necessary; training will be provided
  • Project planning skills are not necessary; training will be provided

 

Hours & Compensation

  • Forty hours per week; specific hours vary
  • Saturday work required based on volunteer availability
  • Flexible schedule during the work week

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year based on experience

Benefits: 

  • Paid time off starting at 15 days
  • Separate paid sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Employer IRA contribution match up to 3% of salary
  • ICHRA (Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Account) health insurance option
  • Supplemental insurance options including dental and vision
  • Employer paid life insurance policy during employment
  • Option for use of Rebuild Upstate vehicle for work travel to job sites

Applications can be submitted via the application form.