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  • Contractor/Handyman

    We are always looking for contractors/handymen who are experienced in demolition, plumbing, electrical, framing, maintenance and general home renovation. NeighborWorks will provide expendable tools such as weed killer, caulking, sandpaper etc. All other tools such as drills, saws, hand tools etc. to be provided by contractor/handyman.

    If you are interested, please contact:

    Rosella Parra at rparra@nwsoco.org or call (719) 423-6110

  • Intern/Externship

    Internship/Externship

    About Us:
    Established in 1977, NeighborWorks of Pueblo, a private non-profit organization, is a partnership between residents, business and government that builds healthy neighborhoods by promoting affordable housing, home ownership and community pride. Over the years NeighborWorks of Pueblo has painted over 500 homes, and built 119 affordable new homes. Today, we are working on 2 new builds and 6 renovations for 2015. NWP continues to serve its’ mission of revitalizing neighborhoods and assisting families with home ownership.
    NeighborWorks of Pueblo is part of the national NeighborWorks® network, an affiliation of more than 245 nonprofit organizations located in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. In 2014, the NeighborWorks network helped¬¬¬¬ 300,000 individuals and families with affordable housing and counseling. The NeighborWorks network was founded and is supported by NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities.

    Job Description:
    The Social Media and Development Intern will need to be someone who is industrious and self-motivated with excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. We are seeking an individual with passion for community revitalization. Internship Positions will provide someone with substantial experience in nonprofit development, grant writing, events planning, researching sponsor prospects, maintain programs, implement and manage special projectss, in addition to gaining valuable office experience working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization.

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist in planning community and fundraising events.
    • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories.
    • Update NWPueblo website and database when needed.
    • Help with the development of PSAs and content for social media and web
    • Optimize tags on feeds by sharing sites and search engines via creative keyword optimization.
    • Reach out to the community organizations, general public and sponsors with the message of NWPueblo’s mission.
    • Collaborate with staff on new ideas and directions for marketing and communications.
    • Assist in processing donations and preparing acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
    • Maintain revitalization programs; implement and manage revitalization programs.
    • Administrative work including, but not limited to, filing, file cleaning, data entry, answering phones and email.

    Qualifications:
    We are looking for either one full-time or two part-time (minimum of 15 hours/week) to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm MST.
    We are seeking motivated college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a nonprofit. Prior interning experience is not a requirement; however we do require you to have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. The intern should have an interest NWPueblo’s mission of revitalizing neighborhoods and assisting families with home ownership.
    • A working knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel
    • Internet savvy with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Wikis, LinkedIn, etc…
    • Functional knowledge of HTML and the ability to build social community and create viable marketing strategy
    • Knowledge of SEO-think, to include basic keyword searches
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Efficient organizational skills.
    • Ability to jump from task to task, prioritize and multi-task effectively
    • The ability to work independently and with a team
    • Ability to communicate in a professionally with press and community contacts
    • Interest in nonprofit development/fundraising

    Compensation:
    This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out “work-study” grants with your college, if that is an option.
    We are more than willing to follow your school’s program requirements, including recording your hours and providing a written evaluation upon completion of your internship.

    Application:
    If you are interested in the internship, please send an updated resume with cover letter; in your cover letter please include what semester or time period you are interested in interning and estimated days and times you would be available to work.

    Send your resumes and cover letters via email to: rparra@nwsoco.org or our location.

  • Mobile Application Database Developer

    Reporting to the Director of LocalFood Pueblo, the Database Developer is responsible for helping to create a new, open source Local Food Mobile Application compatible with Android and iOS devices as well as both mobile and desktop web browsers. The Application (App) will provide a platform to connect local food producers (farmers and ranchers), vendors (grocers, restaurants, food banks, etc.), and consumers (residents and visitors); promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits; and enhance the economy through increased local food commerce.

    This is a part time voluntary position with a term of twelve (12) months or until the mobile application is launched.

    Job Description:
    The Database Developer must have expertise in database creation, maintenance, and disaster recovery for mobile applications. The developer will help to create an App that will harness technologies like mapping and location services (GPS, etc.), offline data caching, and advertisements for local food vendors and may integrate with other applications. The App will have a few different user types: administrators (“super users”), local food producers and vendors, and local food seekers. Local food seekers are the primary end users. Administrative users and local food producers and vendors will have accounts allowing them to input and update business information, inventory, and more. End-users users may be anonymous or may create an account depending on the features used within the App. The App will harness technologies like mapping and location services (GPS, etc.), offline data caching, and advertisements for local food vendors and may integrate with other applications. The App will have a few different user types: administrators (“super users”), local food producers and vendors, and local food seekers. Local food seekers are the primary end users. Administrative users and local food producers and vendors will have accounts allowing them to input and update business information, inventory, and more. End-users may be anonymous or may create an account depending on the features used within the App.

    Skills Required (Include but not limited to):
    • Candidates must work effectively both independently and as part of a small team of developers and administrators with varying levels and types of technical expertise.
    • Familiarity with the use and maintenance of open source SQL-based RDBMS, both client-server systems such as MySQL and PostgreSQL and local-only databases like SQLite or Berkeley DB for caching and storing data on mobile devices. A non-SQL based local DB/caching system such as LMDB might be used instead of or in addition to the above local-only local data storage/caching options.
    • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly-adaptable, and open to working flexible hours to accommodate team coordination and communication needs. Most interactions will take place via email and other electronic communication methods including platforms like Slack and Zoom online meetings. Depending on location of the developer and project needs, occasional in-person meetings are possible
    • Design database schemas for optimal security, reliability, data integrity, and speed to ensure databases are resilient, adaptable, extendible, and easy to maintain particularly as they pertain to a mobile application where bandwidth and data usage may be concerns for end-users
    • Assist in creating, tracking, and maintaining test data that accurately represents many possible use cases by application users as well as data/DBMS monitoring, maintenance, and reporting solutions to ensure database and application quality.
    • Keep accurate and timely records of in-process and completed work and changes to database schemas, configurations, and data for both incremental updates (deployments) and disaster recovery (backup/restore) purposes and keep team members updated weekly or daily as needed.
    • The developer must be comfortable using command-line tools to develop software and transfer data. Experience with application development tools such as Git, Bitbucket, and/or GitLab and experience programming for support of multiple end-user languages (English and Spanish) preferred.

    Other:
    • Individuals with a personal interest in addressing food justice, sovereignty, and sustainability are preferred.
    • May perform additional duties of similar or related nature as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • The ability to work productively in a fast-paced and sometimes high stress environment.
    • The ability to analyze complex situations and provide viable solutions.
    • The ability to think creatively and introduce new ideas and programs that align with the organization mission and will create more visibility and earned income revenue for the organization.
    • High level of verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
    • The ability to task, prioritize and multi-task effectively.
    • The ability to communicate professionally with press and community contacts.
    • Organized and self-motivated to maintain daily responsibilities as well as special projects.

    NeighborWorks Southern Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Mobile Application User Interface Developer

    Reporting to the Director of LocalFood Pueblo, the User Interface Developer is responsible for helping to create a new, open source Local Food Mobile Application compatible with Android and iOS devices as well as both mobile and desktop web browsers. The Application (App) will provide a platform to connect local food producers (farmers and ranchers), vendors (grocers, restaurants, food banks, etc.), and consumers (residents and visitors); promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits; and enhance the economy through increased local food commerce.

    Job Description:
    The Database Developer must have expertise designing modern cross-platform mobile application user interfaces. The developer will help to create an App that will harness technologies like mapping and location services (GPS, etc.), offline data caching, and advertisements for local food vendors and may integrate with other applications. The App will have a few different user types: administrators (“super users”), local food producers and vendors, and local food seekers. Local food seekers are the primary end users. Administrative users and local food producers and vendors will have accounts allowing them to input and update business information, inventory, and more. End-users users may be anonymous or may create an account depending on the features used within the App.

    This is a part time voluntary position with a term of twelve (12) months or until the mobile application is launched.

    Skills Required (Include but not limited to):

    • Basic understanding of progressive web apps and the lonic mobile app framework is required; experience building and maintaining progressive web apps using the lonic mobile app framework is desired.
    • Sound knowledge of and experience designing responsive web pages and apps using HTMLS, CSS3, and JavaScript is required; knowledge and experience using SASS and TypeScript is desires.
    • Design interfaces that are easily portable between different mobile OS platforms and modern web browsers, align closely with mobile platform app UI conventions, and are aesthetically pleasing yet easy for end-users to use.
    • Keep accurate and timely records of in-process and completed work and changes to application components, code, and system configurations for both incremental updates (deployments) and disaster recovery (backup/restore) purposes; keep team members updated weekly or daily as needed.
    • Candidates must work effectively both independently and as part of a small team of developers and administrators with varying levels and types of technical expertise.
    • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly-adaptable, and open to working flexible hours to accommodate team coordination and communication needs.
    • Most interactions will take place via email and other electronic communication methods including platforms like Slack and Zoom online meetings. Depending on location of the developer and project needs, occasional in-person meetings are possible
    • The developer must be comfortable using command-line tools to develop software and transfer data. Experience with application development tools such as Git, Bitbucket, and/or GitLab and experience programming for support of multiple end-user languages (English and Spanish) preferred.

    Other:
    • Individuals with a personal interest in addressing food justice, sovereignty, and sustainability are preferred.
    • May perform additional duties of similar or related nature as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • The ability to work productively in a fast-paced and sometimes high stress environment.
    • The ability to analyze complex situations and provide viable solutions.
    • The ability to think creatively and introduce new ideas and programs that align with the organization mission and will create more visibility and earned income revenue for the organization.
    • High level of verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
    • The ability to task, prioritize and multi-task effectively.
    • The ability to communicate professionally with press and community contacts.
    • Organized and self-motivated to maintain daily responsibilities as well as special projects.

    NeighborWorks Southern Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Mobile Application Logic Developer

    Reporting to the Director of LocalFood Pueblo, the User Interface Developer is responsible for helping to create a new, open source Local Food Mobile Application compatible with Android and iOS devices as well as both mobile and desktop web browsers. The Application (App) will provide a platform to connect local food producers (farmers and ranchers), vendors (grocers, restaurants, food banks, etc.), and consumers (residents and visitors); promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits; and enhance the economy through increased local food commerce.

    Job Description:
    The Database Developer must have expertise designing modern cross-platform mobile application user interfaces. The developer will help to create an App that will harness technologies like mapping and location services (GPS, etc.), offline data caching, and advertisements for local food vendors and may integrate with other applications. The App will have a few different user types: administrators (“super users”), local food producers and vendors, and local food seekers. Local food seekers are the primary end users. Administrative users and local food producers and vendors will have accounts allowing them to input and update business information, inventory, and more. End-users users may be anonymous or may create an account depending on the features used within the App.

    This is a part time voluntary position with a term of twelve (12) months or until the mobile application is launched.

    Skills Required (Include but not limited to):
    • Basic understanding of progressive web apps and the lonic mobile app framework is required; experience building and maintaining progressive web apps using the lonic mobile app framework is desired.
    • Sound knowledge of and experience designing responsive web pages and apps using HTMLS, CSS3, and JavaScript is required; knowledge and experience using SASS and TypeScript is desires.
    • Design interfaces that are easily portable between different mobile OS platforms and modern web browsers, align closely with mobile platform app UI conventions, and are aesthetically pleasing yet easy for end-users to use.
    • Keep accurate and timely records of in-process and completed work and changes to application components, code, and system configurations for both incremental updates (deployments) and disaster recovery (backup/restore) purposes; keep team members updated weekly or daily as needed.
    • Candidates must work effectively both independently and as part of a small team of developers and administrators with varying levels and types of technical expertise.
    • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly-adaptable, and open to working flexible hours to accommodate team coordination and communication needs.
    • Most interactions will take place via email and other electronic communication methods including platforms like Slack and Zoom online meetings. Depending on location of the developer and project needs, occasional in-person meetings are possible
    • The developer must be comfortable using command-line tools to develop software and transfer data. Experience with application development tools such as Git, Bitbucket, and/or GitLab and experience programming for support of multiple end-user languages (English and Spanish) preferred.

    Other:
    • Individuals with a personal interest in addressing food justice, sovereignty, and sustainability are preferred.
    • May perform additional duties of similar or related nature as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • The ability to work productively in a fast-paced and sometimes high stress environment.
    • The ability to analyze complex situations and provide viable solutions.
    • The ability to think creatively and introduce new ideas and programs that align with the organization mission and will create more visibility and earned income revenue for the organization.
    • High level of verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
    • The ability to task, prioritize and multi-task effectively.
    • The ability to communicate professionally with press and community contacts.
    • Organized and self-motivated to maintain daily responsibilities as well as special projects.

    NeighborWorks Southern Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Impact in 2017

  • Attended Group & Online Classes

    911

  • New Homeowners

    591

  • Dollars Invested Into Communities

    $101300000

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