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Site Office Manager

Site Office Manager
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Heather Hochrein
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Several East Bay Locations
 youth   and   green   jobs 
Category:Education / Training
Listing Type:Job
Employment:Full Time
Company:Rising Sun Energy Center

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Rising Sun Energy Center seeks dynamic, versatile and skilled individuals who are
looking to work in environmental and energy education while providing
meaningful jobs and employment skills to Bay Area youth!

Rising Sun Energy Center (Rising Sun), a 501(c)(3) organization, provides comprehensive energy-efficiency and water-saving services and education for Bay Area residents through our California Youth Energy Services (CYES) program. We provide our services through innovative community service programs integrating youth training and employment, on-site residential energy efficiency visits, and other local programs and services promoting energy and water conservation. Since 2000, Rising Sun has served over 11,500 homes and provided training to over 550 youth ages 15-22 years old.

Rising Sun is looking for seven dynamic Site Office Managers to manage and run our seven CYES Summer sites! We will be looking to hire Site Mangers for the following sites and cities: Richmond, Oakland, Fremont, Livermore, Hayward and Pittsburg (2).

We are looking for individuals with extensive experience working with youth ages 15-22 years of age from diverse backgrounds. The Site Office Manager position will run approximately nine and a half weeks from June 16, 2010 to August 20, 2010. This is a full-time temporary/seasonal EXEMPT position. The salary is $6,000.00 for the duration of the program. Site Office Managers will have the opportunity to receive a performance based bonus of $400.00, which will be contingent on completion of the program and a performance evaluation. Due to the temporary and seasonal nature of this program, benefits are not included and we are unable to provide vacation time during the nine and a half weeks of the program.

The Site Office Manager is responsible for the overall operational administration of the California Youth Energy Services program at a satellite site office, as well as the management and supervision of all youth employees. Site Office Managers will work jointly with Community Outreach Managers, ensuring that all program deliverables are met for that site.

The California Youth Energy Services program is our flagship program and is a Bay Area favorite. This is a fantastic position for self-motivated individuals who are looking to build their management skills or to begin a career in the growing Green Sector. The Site Office Manager position is a challenging but rewarding experience that is a significant resume builder and will provide successful candidates with a valuable and memorable experience.


• Responsible for training, supervising, and mentoring eight youth Energy Specialists and one Leader-In-Field-Training (LIFT)
• Facilitate group meetings, delegate and manage youth daily tasks and appointments
• Effectively manage conflicts while mentoring and coaching youth employees if needed
• Track youth hours and coordinate youth staff evaluations and individual site program evaluations
• Perform ride-along and drop-in visits to Green House Calls to ensure quality performance and continue on the job training and development of youth Energy Specialists
• Provide quality assurance phone calls to CYES clients

• Properly track and report installation numbers, successfully implement inventory tracking system, reconciling and providing quality control over all data collected and entered
• Report, evaluate, and monitor site budgets, data, and program aspects
• Enter data collected in the field by youth Energy Specialists into the scheduler and/or regulate and monitor data entered by youth
• Oversee materials distribution and inventory, handle distribution and collection of tools by youth for retrofits
• Manage site staff to reach site energy and water conservation goals and customer service goals

• Identify and screen potential clients and schedule appointments for youth Energy Specialists
• Solicit potential clients, making phone calls and attending community events to generate client leads
• Overall assistance with securing and scheduling appointments throughout program
• Have the ability to fulfill Community Outreach Manager duties in the event that the Community Outreach Manager is ill or in case of emergency

• Demonstrated ability to lead employment/development programs with youth and young adults, ages 15-22
• Ability to motivate a diverse youth staff including: train, support, and supervise staff, assign work effectively, and address performance problems as they arise
• Strong project management skills: ability to multi-task, work under pressure, solve problems, delegate tasks
• Own a car with valid driver’s license and insurance and ability to travel 60% -70% of time within a 15 mile radius of your host site (A car, driver’s license, and insurance is a mandatory requirement for this position)
• Demonstrated interest in environmental education, activism, or community service
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to lift between 15-20 lbs
• Ability to climb up and down a seven foot ladder
• Ability to work under pressure and in a hectic environment, flexibility!!!
• Excellent computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet software, internet browsing, fast typing, database management
• Ability to quickly learn and use a new database software system
• Ability to lead teams and work as a team player
• Preferred but not required: CPR and First Aid certified
• Preferred but not required: bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese
** Some site assignments will require a bilingual Site Office Manager

• Salary of $6,000 with the opportunity to receive a performance based $400 bonus
• Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 6:30pm
• Two Mandatory working Saturdays 9:30am – 6:30pm
• Manager Training (first week) will be 9:00am – 6:00pm

If you are ready for a challenging yet rewarding experience to build on your management skills while working for a dynamic non-profit, apply today! Check out our website for more information about the program. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and list of references via email by April 15th, 2010. Please reference “Summer Site Office Manager” in the subject line.

Please send to:
CYES Attn: Heather Hochrein
CYES Program Director
2033 Center St
Berkeley, CA 94704

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