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Program Manager Opportunity

Organizational Overview

Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) is a safe and healthy housing organization that believes community starts at home. We provide critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades at no cost to service recipients. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to preserve and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across San Mateo County and the northern Santa Clara County communities of Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View & Sunnyvale. We are part of a national network of over 150 affiliates across the country.

Our efforts are strengthened by partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, churches and community volunteers. Every year, RTP brings thousands of volunteers and corporate sponsors together to preserve affordable housing and rebuild communities. RTP facilitates neighbors helping neighbors, enhancing dignity and pride for all who participate. For more information about the organization and our programs, visit

The Ideal Candidate

The Program Manager should be comfortable working with 9 other staff members, 3 AmeriCorps members, and hundreds of volunteers in a team-driven environment. It is critical that the Program Manager be detail-oriented and an effective problem-solver, while maintaining flexibility and a positive attitude to keep volunteers, vendors, and staff engaged in keeping projects on track. Comfort in facilitating and not controlling details and processes, and a strong belief that there is a place for both skilled and unskilled volunteers in making our construction programs successful, is critical to successful management of our NRD & Team Build programs.

Specifically, the Program Manager will be responsible for all overall planning, management and coordination of our volunteer-based repair programs. This involves collaborating with staff and AmeriCorps members to support and coordinate program logistics for the following programs:

This person will work with a variety of populations including seniors, individuals with disabilities, multi-generational families, volunteers, vendors, sponsors, government entities, and donors. This is a full-time, exempt position based in Redwood City and reports to the Associate Director.

Essential Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Though not required, the following are helpful skills and experience for the position:

How To Apply

Deadline for applications: Accepted until a qualified candidate is hired. Initial phone interviews will begin June 25, 2018.

Estimated Start date: ASAP

Compensation: Anticipated starting salary is $55,000-$65,000. RTP is prepared to offer a competitive compensation package that includes health, dental and vision insurance to all regular full-time employees. Dependent coverage may be elected at the employee’s own expense. RTP offers retirement plan benefits to eligible employees. In addition to standard sick leave and vacation accrual, RTP recognizes 13 paid holidays as well as an office shutdown for all business days between Christmas & New Year’s Day.

Confidential Application Process: Email your cover letter (Word or PDF document) summarizing your interest, fit with qualifications, compensation requirements and experience along with a current resume to: Ms. Cari Pang Chen, Acting Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Peninsula at Please note “Program Manager Application” in the subject field. Resumes must have a cover letter in order to be considered. For information about the organization, visit

Program Manager Job Responsibilities

Program Management (30%)

Project management (30%)

Volunteer/Sponsor/Client Management (25%)

Strategy/Planning (5%)

Public Relations, Outreach and Development (5%)

Other projects as assigned (5%)