Outreach Coordinator, Careers in Construction

Overview of Position

Compensation: $58,500-$65,000 

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 Development 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 Outreach Coordinator is responsible for sourcing and screening candidates, preparing information  sessions, and conducting follow-ups with potential candidates for the “Careers in Construction”  program. The Program Recruiter reports to the Senior Program Director of Workforce Development and  works closely with the “Careers in Construction” Program team. This position will require availability to  work evenings and weekends when scheduled. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage full cycle recruitment processes, including driving the sourcing of candidates; candidate screening; organizing interviews 
  • Manage outreach and intake processes to ensure that eligible participants are successfully screened for the program 
  • Manage weekly information sessions 
  • Keeps accurate record of potential candidates screened in Rebuilding Together NYC’s database, including demographics, geographical location by borough and zip code
  • Assist Program Coordinator with verifying documents such as high school/ high school equivalency diplomas 
  • Assist Program Coordinator with running reports as necessary for recruitment and program
  • Represent the organization at community meetings and career fairs

Qualifications

  • Passion for Rebuilding Together NYC’s mission and commitment to racial, economic, environmental health, and social justice
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be flexible and enjoy working both independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office, familiar with Salesforce or another database software
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Rebuilding Together NYC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We value a diverse  workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.

Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@rebuildnyc.org  with the subject line “Outreach Coordinator Interest”. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis  until the position is filled.  

Persons requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in this employment opportunity may contact the HR manager at jobs@rebuildnyc.org