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National Rebuilding Day Program Manager

Organization/Position Overview

Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP) seeks a solution-oriented manager with a passion for social justice, administrative and project management experience, and strong interpersonal skills to join our team. Now in its 30th year, RTP provides year-round, free critical home repair, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to homeowners in need and local nonprofit agencies. We believe a healthy community starts with a safe and livable home.

We also harness the power of volunteerism by bringing nearly 2000 volunteers and local community members together on or around National Rebuilding Day (NRD) – the last Saturday in April - to repair approximately fifty homes and community-based organizations throughout San Mateo and northern Santa Clara counties.

Rebuilding Together Peninsula, one of the largest of the 130 affiliates of Rebuilding Together Inc., a national nonprofit, has an operating budget of $2 million and receives nearly $1 million worth of donated materials and volunteer time annually. Our efforts to preserve affordable home ownership, stabilize and revitalize local neighborhoods and enhance local pride and individual dignity are supported through partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, private businesses, skilled craftspeople, civic organizations, churches and community volunteers. visit

The Program Manager is responsible for the overall planning, management and coordination of roughly 50 concurrent projects led and implemented by volunteers on National Rebuilding Day (NRD) and several similar repair projects at other times of the year.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a team-based environment, be highly organized and able to work well with a wide variety of individuals. He/she should be an effective problem-solver, able to anticipate and manage the needs of traditionally marginalized populations including the elderly and disabled, as well as the interests of our volunteers and sponsors. Some construction experience a plus.

Essential Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:


How To Apply

Deadline for applications: Until appropriate applicant is hired

Estimated Start date: ASAP

Compensation: Anticipated starting salary is $60,000-$64,000 including generous compensation package including health, dental and vision insurance. RTP offers retirement plan benefits to eligible employees. In addition to standard sick leave and vacation accrual, RTP recognizes 13 paid holidays and is closed between Christmas & New Year’s.Rebuilding Together Peninsula provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political belief or activity or status as a veteran.

Confidential Application Process: Email cover letter (Word or PDF document) and resume to: Ms. Melissa Lukin, Executive Director at Please note “Program Manager Application” in the subject field. Resumes must have a cover letter in order to be considered. For information 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%)