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Careers

Join Our Team

People Working Cooperatively is supported by more than 110 licensed, professionally trained staff members and administrative professionals. We pride ourselves on hiring the best in the region and are always looking for quality, dedicated individuals with a wide variety of skill levels and experience to join our team.

Individuals interested in working at People Working Cooperatively can apply in person, email hr@pwchomerepairs.org with the position you're applying for in the subject line, or send a resume to:

People Working Cooperatively
4612 Paddock Road
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Attn: Human Resources

 

For more information contact Brian Bradford at 513-351-7921.

Current Openings

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Position Overview

People Working Cooperatively (PWC) has an immediate opening for a Major Gifts Officer (MGO) in the greater Cincinnati area. PWC’s purpose is to provide critical home repairs, accessibility modifications, and energy conservation services for very low-income homeowners so they can continue to live independently, safely and more healthily in their own homes. The MGO is part of the Development Team who is responsible for raising public and private funds through annual appeals, planned gifts, campaigns, event sponsorships, and grant writing in support of PWC’s mission. The position is non-supervisory, full-time, salaried, exempt.

We are searching for an MGO that has a proven track record in exceeding fundraising results and strengthening relationships important to furthering the mission of PWC. The MGO is responsible for executing and managing the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts from individuals and businesses. Candidate will have an understanding of the trends impacting the fundraising industry; capable of cultivating and managing relationships with high value donors; is a strategic thinker; and able to leverage internal and external resources to maximize relationship building outcomes. 

Essential Job Objectives

•    Identify, qualify, solicit, close and steward major and planned gifts from high net-worth individuals as well as gifts/sponsorships from corporations through visits and other forms of direct contact.
•    Execute moves management approach to the portfolio and a custom strategy for each donor to develop approaches to generate new and higher levels of giving.
•    Enlist senior management, volunteers and board members in the cultivation and solicitation of major donors and prospects that integrates into the overall department goals and plans.
•    Promote and close complex gifts such as campaign, endowment and sponsorships.

•    Collaborate with the Individual Giving & Database Manager, Vice-president of Development, and other staffers to analyze portfolios, strategize upgrades and establish goals for outright and planned gifts.

•    Work with staff to develop customized communications for donors and supporters in order to deepen their understanding and support for People Working Cooperatively. 
•    Coordinate cultivation, recognition and stewardship activities, as needed, with other staff members.
 

Requirements/Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    Minimum of 5 years of successful portfolio management experience in a similar field with proven success record in major and/or corporate relations and/or planned gift fundraising.

•    Ability to work effectively across all departments and teams.
•    Strong critical thinking to align organizational needs and donor opportunities
•    Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task, handling many relationships at once. Strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under deadlines and shifting priorities.
•    Strong listening and interpreting skills in order to respond to donor needs. 
•    Strong writing, oral and presentation communication skills with demonstrated ability to persuade others.  
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with ability to learn Donor Perfect.
•    Must remain knowledgeable of all PWC programs, services and events
•    Must be comfortable with speaking to the public and making presentations
•    Expectation of ability to work some nights/weekends.


 

 

ROOFER

 

Position Overview

Performs home roofing repairs.

Essential Job Objectives

•   Diagnose and troubleshoot in major skill areas.

•   Meet time and budget estimates.

•   Keep neat and accurate job records (all paperwork) and process it in a timely fashion.

•   Responsible for keeping own tools and equipment in good repair.

•   Follow all safety procedures.  

 

Requirements/Qualifications

The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

•   Tool requirements.

•   Experience in home repair, with high quality of craftsmanship, professional manner, and integrity.

•   Proficient in basic reading, writing, and construction math skills.

•   Driver’s license and dependable truck transportation.

 

 

GENERALIST II - HOME REPAIRS

 

Position Overview

Performs home repairs/ general construction tasks to existing residential buildings.

Essential Job Objectives

  • Perform general residential home repair, construction, remodeling tasks. Job necessities may include: carpentry, drywall, tile, minor electric, minor plumbing, roofing, concrete, painting, insulation installation, and other construction trade skills where applicable

  • Understand and follow safety requirements for given tasks and tools

  • Able to follow a work order or job estimate and meet time and budget restraints

  • Trouble shoot/diagnose needed repairs to homes and plan order of work/ estimates

  • Work with clients to explain scope of project, tasks to be performed, maintenance requirements

  • Responsible for equipment and materials assigned, maintaining a clean and safe work site

  • Complete required recordkeeping in electronic format

  • Work in a collaborative environment to problem solve and successfully complete projects

  • Work with clients, home inspectors, sub -contractors and employees to complete job assignments where needed


Requirements/Qualifications

  • Experience demonstrating the ability to perform required home repair tasks

  • Driver’s license and dependable transportation. Must have required insurance for vehicle

  • Ability to relate with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Work independently, as well as a member of a team to accomplish tasks

  • Ability to climb, crawl, bend, stoop, lift up to 80 pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time, climb ladders.

  • Ability to read and interpret work orders

  • Preferred experience of 1 or more years in home construction or repair

  • Trade specific experience is preferred but not necessary

 

WEATHERIZATION SPECIALIST

 
Position Overview

Successful candidate will possess excellent skills in a wide variety of home repair skills, including carpentry and roofing. 2-3 years general construction and/or weatherization experience preferred. We offer competitive pay and benefits.


Essential Job Objectives

•    Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of home repair concepts and techniques

•    Perform weatherization tasks to minimize heat loss and increase thermal efficiency

•    Install roof vents and perform minor roofing repairs

•    Install insulation in attic, crawlspaces and walls

•    Create/Install attic and knee wall  attic accesses

•    Drywall repair, light electrical and minor plumbing 

Requirements/Qualifications

•    Construction math skills (read a tape measure, square, product or material instructions, work orders).

 

HVAC TECHNICIAN

  
Position Overview

Perform maintenance, repairs, and modifications of HVAC systems. Meet production goals in accordance with Weatherization Programs and all applicable manufacturer’s specifications, federal, state, and local laws as well as PWC policies.

Essential Job Objectives

•   Complete inspections of all HVAC equipment (water heaters, furnaces, dryers, stoves, any and all fuel burning applications, and electric appliances).

•   Collect all information from data plates on the equipment and any other information to complete required paperwork.

•   Use all HVAC tools including: combustion analyzer, refrigeration gauges, recovery equipment, air meters, leak detectors, manometer, multi-meter, pressure differential equipment, and troubleshooting equipment.

•    Maintain an inventory of assigned tools and equipment in good condition.

•    Complete accurate and detailed paperwork.

•    Load and unload trucks as required; maintaining truck stock to perform regular maintenance.

•    Make necessary repairs to all types of heating and cooling equipment.

•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

•    Demonstrated mastery of basic hand tools

•    Ability to repair and maintain various types of heating & cooling equipment.

•    Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, other team members, and clients

•    Ability to read work orders

•    Ability to write and complete necessary paperwork

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