Director of Programs

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $65,000
Maximum: $85,000
Details: Benefits Included




126 10th Street
New York
United States


Position Title

Director of Programs

Reports to the Executive Director

Overview of Position

Rebuilding Together NYC is a nonprofit organization that works to create and preserve safe and healthy homes and communities. We do this by providing free critical repairs and accessibility modifications to homes and community centers, engaging skilled and unskilled volunteers in the implementation of work scopes, training unemployed residents and preparing them for careers in construction, and partnering with community organizations and stakeholders to coordinate revitalization efforts.

The Director of Programs oversees these various initiatives, and leads a department charged with meeting the goals and objectives of both the communities served as well as the funding agencies. The Director of Programs supervises a team of six staff members, including program managers and coordinators, each responsible for various aspects of the organization’s housing, workforce, and volunteer programs.



  • Develop, execute, and expand program operations for Rebuilding Together NYC
  • Oversee the complete spectrum of project activities within each program area, including outreach, intake, eligibility review, service delivery, follow-up, data collection and analysis
  • Oversee volunteer recruitment, training, and coordination, and retention
  • Track program budgets and work with the construction department to ensure that targets are met within the given timeframe as stated in funder contracts or set forth by the Board of Directors
  • Facilitate a program task force to make decisions on programmatic shifts and/or the creation of new program areas
  • Develop and sustain strong relationships with community partners and stakeholders; coordinate efforts in the interest of community improvement
  • Forge partnerships with construction industry employers and stay abreast of labor activities/influence on program policies, curriculum, and job placement
  • Participate in issue-based coalitions and collaborations; understand how emerging legislation affects affordable housing, homeownership, and workforce development, and make recommendations to the Executive Director and Board as appropriate
  • Act as host site supervisor for three AmeriCorps members; liaise between members and National Service Programs staff to ensure their successful completion of service
  • Provide orientation and long-term training for program staff, professional development opportunities, performance feedback, and annual reviews
  • Garner resources for the organization and participate in fundraising activities as needed


Job Requirements

  • Commitment to housing and economic stability for low-income New Yorkers
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Rebuilding Together NYC
  • Experience with program development, implementation, and project management
  • Experience working with marginalized communities and service recipients
  • Knowledge of NYC housing landscape, issues faced by low-income homeowners, and efforts to preserve affordable housing
  • Knowledge of construction-based workforce development initiatives, including participating employers, registered apprenticeship programs, funders, and fellow providers
  • Minimum three years in a nonprofit supervisory role
  • Ability to build trust and establish strong relationships with a range of community partners
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to maintain and further develop a database of program activity
  • Comfortability with public speaking and presenting to large groups
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a growing staff team; collaboration, independence, and flexibility are a must
  • Ability to represent Rebuilding Together NYC in a professional manner
  • Proficiency in administrative and database software, including Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Constant Contact, and internet use



Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

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

Persons of low and moderate income are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirement with “Director of Programs” in the subject line to: