NECHAMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization is deeply committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Specifically, we are committed to ensuring that:

  1. No applicant or employee is subjected to discrimination on the basis of their race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other class protected by law.
  2. All personnel and employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, demotion, layoff, and termination) are based on valid job requirements.
  3. All applicants and otherwise qualified employees receive reasonable accommodation to any physical or mental disabilities of sincerely held religious beliefs unless such an accommodation would pose an undue hardship to NECHAMA.

Current Openings:

Development and Communications

Finance and Administration

Operations (Full Time)

  • No Openings At The Time

Operations (Project Staff)

The following Project Staff roles are ‘on the ground’ roles which means staff will be based in our Base of Operations (the volunteer and staff lodging site). Due to the nature of the work the positions are temporary and are based on the length of the Project schedule. The roles are filled on a case-by-case basis and are generally month to month.

Project Supervisor

The purpose of the Project Supervisor is to oversee the project and ensure the smooth operation of staff, volunteers, beneficiaries, worksites, lodging, budget, documentation, and development. The Project Supervisor must attend meetings and events to represent NECHAMA and will be the main point of contact on the ground.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Clear written and oral communication skills to liaise effectively with volunteers, homeowners, staff, and partners.
  • Willingness to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Experience working with Google Drive/Word/Excel.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Fluent spoken / written Spanish is desired.
  • Prior management / leadership experience.
  • Experience of working in a disaster-affected community is desired but not required.

Field Coordinator

The purpose of the role of Field Coordinator is to assess and determine workflow, to manage and train team leaders, and to schedule daily work for our volunteers. The Field Coordinator must ensure all necessary tools and vehicles are available and regularly serviced, and must maintain all work-related information in a database. The role also involves maintaining communication between the Volunteer Coordinator, Team Leaders, volunteers, and beneficiaries.

The ideal candidate should have :

  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Prior team leadership experience in a related field.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Clear written and oral communication skills to liaise effectively with volunteers, homeowners, and staff.
  • Ability to effectively teach new skills to volunteers.
  • Good organizational skills, scheduling teams, and workloads.
  • Willingness to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Spanish language would be an advantage.
  • Experience working with Google Drive/Excel/Word.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.

Team Leader

The purpose of the Field Team leader is to manage and train volunteers on the worksite emphasizing, demonstrating and applying safe work techniques at all times. The role involves regularly liaising with the beneficiary and keeping accurate documentation of the work in progress / complete. The Field Team Leader is responsible for keeping tools in good working condition, keeping a well stocked, clean and organized toolkit and/or vehicle, and ensuring volunteers have the necessary tools to complete the required task. The Field Team Leader coordinates with the Field / Client Services Coordinator to provide daily fieldwork updates and feedback.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Prior team leadership experience in a related field.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with clear and informed decision making.
  • Clear written and oral communication skills to liaise effectively with volunteers, homeowners, and staff.
  • Ability to effectively teach new skills to volunteers.
  • Willingness to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.

Volunteer Coordinator

The purpose of the Volunteer Coordinator is to manage, communicate, and engage all Program volunteers. This begins with responding to inquiries, scheduling, preparing, greeting, engaging and recruiting volunteers. This position requires an ability to perform in high stress environments, flexibility when it comes to travel and living situation, a positive attitude, and high self-motivation.
This role involves managing the volunteer database in Excel, handling volunteer paperwork, preparing volunteers for their experience on site, managing the Base that the team and volunteers live in, ensuring the Program has sufficient volunteers and problem solving when it comes to volunteer complications or problems. This position is constantly evolving as the needs of the Program change, and the ability to wear different hats is a must. When volunteer numbers are low, a more creative approach and a motivated mindset are needed, and when they are high this job requires the Volunteer Coordinator to be an organizer, a rule enforcer, and a diligent problem solver.
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Ability to effectively teach new skills to volunteers.
  • Clear written and oral communication skills to liaise effectively with volunteers and staff.
  • Ensure safe, effective, and productive travel, work, and relationships for volunteers.
  • Enforces project specific rules and organizational policies among volunteers.
  • Supports the Project Staff in creating a Base environment where volunteers feel safe and engaged, allowing them to be a productive force in the field.
  • Ability to excel in a multi-paced, team-oriented environment and desire to work with volunteers who provide and need varying levels of support.
  • Willingness to live and work in a communal environment.
  • Experience working with Google Drive/Excel/Word.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.