Disaster Case Management Program Construction Coordinator


  • DATES OF POSTING: 10.17.23 – 10.23.23, Open Until Filled 
  • POSITION: Disaster Case Management Program Construction Coordinator 
  • LOCATION: Orange, Washington, Lamoille, Caledonia, and Orleans Counties 
  • PROGRAM: Family Community Support Services 
  • SCHEDULE: Full Time; 2-year program 
  • WAGE: $52,000 - $65,000 
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: See Job Description 

Capstone Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged. 

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Send cover letter and resume to: jobs@capstonevt.org


  • Program: Family Community Support Services (FCSS)
  • Job Title: Disaster Case Management Program Construction Coordinator
  • Last Review Date/Update/Change of Job Description: 10/12/2023
  • Salary Range: $52,000 – $65,000 

A. General Description:

The DCM Program Construction Coordinator will coordinate construction efforts for the disaster case management team. The Construction Coordinator will seek out and coordinate resources on behalf of disaster survivors. The Construction Coordinator works as part of the DCM team and reports to the DCM Program Manager.

B. Essential Functions:

  1. Provide technical assistance with permitting, construction and repair to homeowners, mobile homeowners, and the case managers.
  2. Develop estimates for needed materials and labor. Coordinate the supply of materials, equipment, tools, volunteers, and contractors required for the completion of the home repair project. Direct the rebuilding activities of volunteers and contractors on such projects in a sensitive, safety conscious manner.
  3. Work closely with Case Managers to assist the disaster survivors in their home repair project with guidance that meets their ability and needs.
  4. Coordinate volunteers. Assign, supervise, and on-site training of the volunteer workers in ways that ensure safety, quality workmanship and high morale while providing service to disaster survivors.
  5. Maintain accurate records. Update databases as needed. File timely programmatic and financial reports as required by funding sources and Capstone Community Action. 

C. Other Duties:

  1. Attends various trainings and meetings of different organizations as requested or as needed to achieve the goals of the Disaster Recovery Program and/or the agency.
  2. Promotes the Disaster Recovery Program, and Capstone Community Action and its other services, through presentations, networking, and the day-to-day work in the communities being served.
  3. Fosters a positive public image and perception pertaining to the experience of people dealing with hardships and working their way through crises.
  4. Perform other duties as assigned.

    D. Qualifications:

    1. 5 years’ experience in general residential construction. Some knowledge of bridge construction is helpful. Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC. Knowledge and experience with the Vermont permitting process.
    2. Experience with supervising construction projects and managing workers.
    3. Experience with estimating job costing.
    4. Problem solving skills.
    5. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential
    6. Working knowledge of MS Office software including Excel, Access, and Word is required.
    7. Demonstrated knowledge of disaster case management. Demonstrated knowledge of human services, domestic violence issues, adult development, and the education and human service networks in Vermont. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues related to poverty and the barriers faced by people with low incomes.
    8. Willingness to travel throughout the state and to occasionally work evenings and weekends.
    9. A home telephone, reliable insured transportation, and a valid VT driver’s license are required.
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