The Renew Crew Volunteer program improves the lives and living conditions of low income homeowners, seniors and disabled individuals by making critical home repairs and accessibility improvements using community volunteers. The primary role of this position is to coordinate and supervise wheelchair ramp volunteer projects.
Responsibilities Include: training and supervising volunteers during construction and onsite installation of modular ramps, visiting homeowners to determine eligibility; design ramps; prepare and submit applications to obtain building permits from localities, assigning projects to volunteers, coordinating and delivering materials/supplies for volunteer projects, training and supervising volunteers on-site during project day, implementing safety and cleanliness standards in warehouse and at project sites and ensuring volunteer compliance, performing maintenance/repairs on existing ramps as needed, communicating with staff and management as appropriate concerning clients, volunteers, vendors, and or product issues, ensuring all activities comply with company policies and values as well as industry and municipal standards, performing other duties as assigned.
Requirements Include: ability to lift 50-75 lbs. for loading lumber/modules, ability to drive pickup truck and trailer combination, ability to work 2 Saturdays and 1 evening per month, High School diploma or equivalent, demonstrated knowledge of construction/carpentry, ability to work in close team environment, excellent communication skills, proven ability to manage tasks and project, managerial experience preferred, basic computer skills, must have current, unrestricted VA drivers license.
This full-time position will report to the Wheelchair Ramp Program Manager
As an intern for our Keep RVA Cool emergency cooling initiative, you will be responsible for the day-to-day functions of an in demand service providing emergency cooling to low-income families across the Richmond region. The internship will run from June 1st - August 30th, 2019.
Tasks will include: client intake and qualification including the verification of income and housing status, data management for all projects, including partnerships through other agencies, assembling window air conditioning units, physical installations of units with volunteers and program staff, manage client relations including all site visits addressing unit replacement and/or repair, organize and advertise local business fundraising events to support the program, provide support to volunteer program for wheelchair ramp installations and home repair needs, collaborate with Revitalization, Weatherization, and Renew Crew staff regarding administrative support and other various needs.
Qualified candidate will possess: excellent customer service skills, strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills, ability to plan, schedule and execute complex projects, currently hold a valid drivers license, ability to work independently at the job site and in the office, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment, proficient computer skills, including Word, Excel, and data entry.
This paid part-time position (up to 32 hours per week) will report to the Grants & Marketing Coordinator.