Job Opportunities

COVER is an equal opportunity employer. Below is a list of current job openings.
Please click on the title to read the full descriptions, requirements, and benefits of each position. 

COVER is currently seeking an experienced project manager to lead our team!
Our mission is to foster hope and build community by doing urgent home repairs for low income homeowners in the Upper Valley of VT and NH.  COVER is a volunteer-powered, professionally-led non-profit that helps make homes safe, warm and dry by building accessibility ramps, installing new roofs, preforming urgent home repairs, and air-sealing homes via its weatherization program. 

Essential skills and experience needed:  journeyman carpentry; construction project management; staff and volunteer management; teaching or coaching experience; good communications skills.

This is a salaried position including employer paid health care insurance, life and disability income insurance, dental insurance, and 15 days paid leave in addition to paid holidays and paid sick leave.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: bill@coverhomerepair.org

Let’s Build Community!
COVER Home Repair, in partnership with Bike & Build, is seeking two participants to join our Home Repair team from 7/5/21 to 8/27/21. We are a volunteer-powered, professionally-led non-profit that helps make homes safe, warm and dry by building accessibility ramps, installing new roofs, and preforming urgent home repairs in the greater Upper Valley. We are working COVID-safe and have an extensive safety protocol to protect our staff, volunteers, homeowners, and the greater Upper Valley community.

The experience will include learning about new construction, rehabbing existing homes, supporting residents aging safely in place, contributing to social media and marketing, assisting crew leaders with volunteer management, and cultivating a positive experience on site and around the office. All projects will be outdoors, weather permitting. This position is a great opportunity to help make a difference during a difficult time and will be an enriching, dynamic experience for the right candidate.

Interested applicants can learn more about the VAAP project on Bike and Build’s website.
Questions can be directed to Rachel Smith, COVER Program Coordinator, at office@coverhomerepair.org

Apply now! Spots are limited!

COVER Home Repair seeks a Work Crew Leader for it’s urgent home repair and weatherization programs.
Work with a dynamic team of dedicated, mission driven professionals and help make a positive impact in the Upper Valley.
We seek an innovative problem solver with carpentry skills, home repair experience, and the ability to teach or coach volunteers, who has an understanding of COVER’s model of community building through construction. Knowledge of local community, organizations, and initiatives is a plus.
Will pay a wage commensurate with experience including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability income insurance, and paid vacation. Please send resume with cover letter to office@coverhomerepair.org by October 31, 2021.

Job Description:
The work crew leader reports to the Home Repair Director or Executive Director.
 Determine resources needed for each project (financial, volunteer, and material).
 Maintain tools and workshop and trailer.
 Organize necessary tools and materials for projects.
 Lead work crews of volunteers and homeowners to complete necessary repairs.
 Work cooperatively and collaboratively with other team members.
 Complete work projects if necessary.
 Compile project information for monthly reports.
Necessary skills and Qualifications
 At least 3-5 years experience supervising home repair or general construction projects.
 Journeyman level carpentry skills.
 Ability to coach, teach, or work with volunteers.
 Proven ability to motivate and organize groups.
 Strong organizational skills, interpersonal, and communication skills.
 Demonstrated interest in service work.
 Ability to work with socially and economically diverse community.
 Functional in Microsoft Office computer applications.
 Excellent references.
 Excellent driving record.