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Project Manager - Volunteer Required (Olympia)

809 Legion Way

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Skilled Labor Project Manager 
 
Our Mission: ​Rebuilding Together Thurston County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free home repairs and handicap modifications for​ low-income homeowners and nonprofit facilities. We serve low-income homeowners who are elderly, disabled, families with children, and veterans in need.

How You Help: You will help us better organize and track our projects that include repairing homes, revitalizing communities, which ultimately helps us rebuild lives.

Benefits of Volunteering:
 Outlet to apply existing skills and knowledge, try new ideas and build up your project management, leadership, and administrative skills
 The satisfaction knowing you are helping underprivileged people live safely in their homes
 Valuable experience within the nonprofit and for-profit sectors
 May be able to use this experience towards PM certification

Summary: The project manager (PM) is responsible for facilitating the project by planning the
work needed at a home, communicating with the homeowner and volunteer staff, and often
helping to complete repairs. You play a pivotal role in helping to keep our volunteers engaged.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Manage projects
 Ability to assess the need of the client
 Manage the project
 Be able to work with the home owner
 Able to complete to job according to Rebuilding Thurston County requirements

Requirements
 Excellent Communication Skills 
 Leadership skills
 Must be dependable and punctual
 Ability to discern appropriate actions 
 The ability to work with a diverse population and maintain respect for the homeowner and his or her personal property and situation
 Some project management experience and be familiar with technical construction skills. 

Project Needs
 2 or 3 home visits per projects
 Phone calls to suppliers and vendors,
 Shopping trips to acquire necessary materials,
 Consistent communication with Volunteer Staff to keep them engaged in the project and the organization
 Communicating with homeowners who may be elderly and/or disabled and have a difficult time understanding the repair process, so some hand-holding is needed.

Time Commitment
 One project per quarter 
 10-15 hours per project
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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