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ARK Residential Renovation Construction Manager

Varies, Calgary, AB, T2C 4P5 [map]
6-75 hours / monthly
Ongoing. Max hrs during actual reno
ARK is seeking a couple of Construction Managers to plan and execute renovations for families that have children with mobility challenges.  

Do you want to make a tangible impact with a child and their family?  We have an opportunity for you!

ARK (Accessibility Renovations for Kids) is seeking a hands-on volunteer Construction Manager to support the Projects team. The ideal candidate will have renovation experience and ideally connections with suppliers.

Responsibilities include:
-Participate on the nomination committee to evaluate and rank nominations.
-Develop a scope of work for the renovations incorporating accessibility requirements.  If appropriate, arrange a site visit with the clients Occupational Therapist to understand the clients challenges and needs. 
-Develop an execution strategy for each reno.
-Develop a budget and cost estimate and get approval from the board to allocate funds.
-Assist with selection and award of contracts.  Our execution strategy is to obtain donated materials and services for 50% of the value of the renovation.
-Assist with obtaining donated materials and services.
-Organize, execute and oversee all aspects of  the reno including quality control, schedule, cost control, design etc
-Assist with some of the onsite work (eg framing, tiling, installation of drywall sheets).
-Prior to starting work participate in a meeting with the recipient and go over the recipient info and renovation guidelines.  
-Ensure all permits are applied for and obtained (building permits, condo board approvals, etc)
-Ensure volunteer waivers are signed onsite.
-Provide regular finance and progress reports to the board and the treasurer.
-Develop tools and processes to manage the renos (eg prejob safety list, tracking spreadsheets etc)
-Work with the blogger/photographer to capture the progress of the reno and ensure photographs are taken at key stages.
-Inform the communications lead on the completion date so media can be arranged and scheduled.
-After each renovation evaluate what went well and what can be improved for future projects.
-Ensure all documentation is filed.
-Adhere to Agency policies and procedures for client and volunteer confidentiality 
-Submit volunteer hours to Volunteer Director designate by the 3rd of each month for inclusion in monthly statistical reporting 

- Engliah as a primary language.
- Experience in construstion and renovations.
-   Resident of Calgary or surrounding areas.

NOTE:  Some daytime availability is required as these renovations will take place over a period of 2-4 weeks during the day.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Residential Construction experience, project management
Certification or Education Required
Trades background and experience an asset
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Volunteering with ARK (Accessibility Renovations for Kids) is a fantastic way to put your skills to work to help improve the lives of local children with disabilities. ARK's Project Team is made up of fun, friendly folk who enjoy having a laugh while at the same time using their talents in a way that is meaningful and fulfilling.
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Flexible in schedule