SRC has the following positions available, and one Request for Proposal (scroll to the end for the RFP)

JOB TITLE: HEALTHY HOMES/LEAD HAZARD CONTROL CREW MEMBER

SALARY RANGE:  $14 - $16/HR TO START - DOQ.  EXCELLENT, FULL BENEFIT PACKAGE

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Reduce lead hazards in families homes though elimination and/or remediation of lead.Crew Members will work in families’ homes from all cultures in a variety of settings. Crew Members work in coordination with SRC’s lead program and weatherization program and other community partners.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

 SPECIALIZED CLEANING: Effectively remove lead dust from homes to reduce lead hazard.

 LEAD HAZARD CONTROL ACTIVITY: Stabilize and paint deteriorated surfaces. Repaint or enclose stabilized surfaces. Replace windows; contain work area to meet state and federal standards.

 HOME REPAIR WORK: General carpentry and/or repairs/replacement of home safety equipment, e.g. handrails, grab bars.

 AC DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION: Deliver and install window and through-wall air conditioners.

 COMMUNICATION: Effectively communicate with diverse populations, fellow crew members, supervisors, and government agencies.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Passion for helping low-income families is a must! If you have not had the necessary training, we will provide it for you.
  • Must be able to wear provided protective safety equipment as required by State and Federal Law including half-mask respirators, protective eyewear, shoe covers, Tyvex suits, and work gloves.
  • Crew members must be willing to work in families' homes and in a variety of settings that may feel uncomfortable.
  • Must be able to follow directions, but have the ability to problem-solve as needed.
  • Must be able to lift at least 60 pounds. Must be able to work on hands and knees, and in small or tight places and/or on ladders.

ADDITIONAL INFO: 

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Lead Worker License and EPA RRP Training preferred or the ability to attain license within 30 days of hire.
  • Must be able to pass BCA background check and have valid, insurable driver's license and must be willing to drive organization's vehicles to worksites.
 HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, email to HR@src-mn.org.

S U S T A I N A B L E  R E S O U R C E S  C E N T E R  S E E K I N G  V I S T A
Join the College Health Corps!
Gain valuable public health experience...
by promoting lead/healthy homes education in low-income communities. Engage with higher learning institutions, community partners, and student volunteers to make a difference!


ABOUT
Sustainable Resources Center is a non-profit organization that believes everyone has a right to live in a safe, energy efficient, and healthy home. Our primary programs include lead poisoning prevention, weatherization and aging-in-place services. Our goal is that families and community members be made aware of the dangers of lead poisoning and resources available to them.
Be an integral part of expanding SRC's internship program to university campuses.
Use your creativity to impact health by creating new educational outreach materials and developing a train-the-trainer curriculum about lead poisoning prevention and healthy homes.
Engage community partners and expand educational outreach events in low-income neighborhoods of Hennepin County. Events include lead blood screening, health fairs, puppet shows, and presentations.

SEEKING CANDIDATES WITH
Strong interest or experience in campus-community partnerships
Strong interest or experience in health care, public health, or issues of health equity Commitment to the mission of the project and its impact on communities
Proven leadership ability; public speaking, event planning, and organizational skills; project and management skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interest in working with low-income communities and/or college students

BENEFITS
Living allowance of approx. $492/biweekly (pre-tax).
Choice of Education Award of $6,095 or End-of-Service Award of $1,803 (VISTA Leader:
$3,000) upon successful completion of service
Federal Student Loan forbearance (if Education Award is elected) Healthcare Allowance of $7,350
Training and professional development Childcare assistance subsidies (if eligible)
Relocation travel allowance provided to off-set the cost of moving over 50 miles Settling in allowance of $750 if moving more than 50 miles to a new location Opportunity to be a part of a national service movement and work with a cohort of other committed health corps VISTA members

APPLY
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=86910&fromSearch=... July 8, 2019 - July 6, 2020
Note: Term above has been revised 09/2019 – 09/2020
Create a profile on my.americorps.gov
Complete and submit an application to "College Health Corps, Sustainable Resources Center"
Deadline to apply: August 2, 2019
CONTACT
r.peleska@src-mn.org 612-872-3282
mncampuscompact.org/what-we-do/initiatives/college-health-corps/

SRC REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Weatherization Program Insulation and Mechanical (HVAC) Contractor(s)
Sustainable Resources Center (SRC) www.src-mn.org
I. OVERVIEW
SRC is seeking proposals from both Insulation Contractors and Mechanical (HVAC) Contractors to contract for United States Department of Energy ('DOE"), Low Income Weatherization Services, administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce ("DOC"), and delivered by SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES CENTER, INC.
II. INTRODUCTION
Sustainable Resources Center, Inc. (SRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of healthy homes. Our mission is to partner with families and communities to create healthy and energy-efficient home environments.
SRC's vision is that all families in Minnesota live in homes that are free of lead, toxins, harmful moisture, mold and pests, are safe, have clean indoor air, and are energy efficient.
Working with low-income families for over 40 years, SRC has become a leader in retrofitting homes to be more energy efficient.
III. NATURE OF THE PROJECT
This Request for Proposal ("RFP") is to contract with insulation and HVAC contractors for United States Department of Energy ("DOE"), Low Income Weatherization Program, administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce ("DOC"), and delivered by SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES CENTER, INC., based and operating within the State of Minnesota.
Each applicant's qualifications and all contracted services provided by or under the applicant must fully comply with all applicable DOE weatherization assistance and financial assistance program requirements and regulations. This RFP is limited to contracted insulation and HVAC services specifically described in this RFP and the program requirements associated with them.
IV. RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS
To obtain a copy of the entire RFP document please contact:
Aliza Tresser
1081 10th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-813-5538
a.tresser@src-mn.org
ALL Proposals must be received at the SRC premise by July 31, 2019 not later than 4:30 PM.
VI. QUESTIONS/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All questions and/or request for additional information must be requested via e-mail attention Dia Lor: d.lor@src-mn.org . Thank you in advance for your consideration and attention to this RFP.

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