CIC Instructor

Overview of Position

Compensation: $70,000-85,000

Rebuilding Together NYC (RTNYC) is a nonprofit organization that transforms the lives of New Yorkers by preparing under-employed individuals for careers in construction and preserving homes in under resourced NYC communities. Through our critical home repair and accessibility modifications program, we improve the safety and health of homes, and through our workforce development program, we re skill individuals for union apprenticeships. Lastly, through our community revitalization program we provide opportunities for volunteers to renovate and update non-profit and community centers.

Rebuilding Together NYC’s Workforce Training Program “Careers in Construction” is a six-week training course that prepares unemployed and underemployed residents for careers in the construction industry. The Program consists of classroom and job-site components, and follows the Home Builder’s Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training (HBI PACT) curriculum. Participants learn the fundamentals of construction, including site safety, construction math, tool identification, and employability, and receive a variety of training certificates. Upon successful graduation from the program, participants receive career and retention services, with a focus on placement into union apprenticeships.

The “Careers in Construction” Instructor is responsible for delivering the training curriculum and providing instruction, oversight, and support to participants. The Instructor reports to the Program Director and works closely with the Program team to ensure that participants are supported throughout their training session and successfully placed upon graduation. Deliverables for this position include participant progress reports, certificates of completion, and career placements.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary instructor and help coordinate with partner instructors (OSHA, SST etc.)
  • Using the Home Builders Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training deliver the Program curriculum and provide daily instruction for participants
  • Maintain and prepare classroom materials, and develop supporting materials as needed
  • Coordinate site visits and oversee hands-on (at home) final project
  • Maintain strong teacher-student relationships with participants
  • Enforce Program policies as stated in the Code of Conduct
  • Maintain regular contact with program graduates and work with the Program Director to place graduates into union apprenticeship programs
  • Manage other deliverables/deadlines as assigned


  • Commitment to the economic mobility of low-income New Yorkers and increased access to careers in the construction trades
  • Strong knowledge instructing groups in construction/building curriculum
  • Knowledge of labor unions and apprenticeship programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups of individuals, employers, staff, and participants
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to track participant progress during and after the Program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet use
  • Experience with Salesforce or a similar software a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive service ethic, motivated team member, and task oriented leader
  • Position requires regular travel to recruitment events, union offices and apprenticeship schools, and project sites

Rebuilding Together NYC is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to actual or perceived age, race, sex, religion, creed, color, citizenship, sexual orientation, ethnicity, familial status, liability for military service, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other bases protected under federal, state, and local laws, regulations or ordinance.


To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Instructor Interest”. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.