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2020 Annual Report

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We're Hiring: Housing Specialist

The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC) seeks a motivated person to fulfill role of Housing Specialist. The ideal candidate will be reliable, detail-oriented, compassionate, and dedicated to community development. This role reports to the Executive Director and will oversee RACDC’s property and tenant management for all affordable housing sites. Desired skills include: Proficiency in Excel, Word, database management, customer service, professional and punctual communication, access to reliable transportation, familiarity with property construction and maintenance, and ability to lift 40 lbs. Understanding of affordable housing regulations is desired but not required. Must pass background check.  40 hours/week, hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Specific Responsibilities for this position at RACDC include, but are not limited to:

  • Program Management: Work collaboratively with Executive Director and affiliated staff to oversee affordable housing sites and programming facilitated by RACDC. Housing Specialist will independently coordinate tenant eligibility analysis, property maintenance including communication and scheduling with vendors (i.e. plumbing, electric, landscaping etc), respond to tenant concerns and questions, and act as RACDC housing liaison. The Housing Specialist will also work with accountant and Executive Director to track tenant rent payments. This role will primarily oversee RACDC’s property and tenant management for three affordable housing sites managed directly by RACDC, and in coordination with contract property managers at other sites.This role will require regular travel to local affordable housing sites as needed.  A key focus on compassionate customer service and confidentiality is paramount to this role.
  • Staff Support: Support program staff with project coordination, events, data entry, and mailings and communication as needed.
  • Desired skills and experience include:
    • Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years relevant work experience preferred
    • Excellent customer service
    • Understanding of affordable housing regulations and tenant rights desired, training will be provided for motivated individuals
    • High regard for confidentiality
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills 
    • Capacity for working independently or collaboratively with partners and stakeholders
    • General understanding of and interest in community and economic development in a unique rural community, and an ability to communicate and build excitement around our work
    • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, quality, confidentiality, and an effective customer service focus
    • Familiarity with databases
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed
    • Access to reliable transportation and able to pass background check

Benefits include paid holiday, sick and vacation time, contributions to eligible HSAs, and flexible schedule with proven performance. 

For more information, contact Executive Director, Julie Iffland, at 802-728-4305 x 1002 or send your resume and cover to personnel@racdc.com.  RACDC is an equal opportunity employer.

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We're Hiring: Office Manager

The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC) seeks a full-time Office Manager responsible for administrative and record-keeping roles. This individual will work closely with the Ex. Dir. and accountant in management of grant, financial and personnel records.  We are seeking a candidate that is professional, responsible, detail-oriented, and highly adaptable. A successful candidate will be able to juggle many tasks while staying focused on the organization’s larger mission and goals of serving the Randolph community. Desired skills include: Excel, Word, database experience a plus, good written and verbal skills, ability to lift 25 lbs, and interact with the public. Position will be primarily based in RACDC’s downtown Randolph office. Position may require assistance to program staff and other duties as assigned.  30-40 hours/week, salary commensurate with experience.

Specific Responsibilities for this position at RACDC include, but are not limited to:

  • Office Administration: Perform a wide range of duties to facilitate the smooth functioning and maintenance of busy nonprofit, including answering phones and emails, responding to requests for information, coordinating and administering office mailings, maintaining inventory, and ordering supplies. Build and maintain systems to keep the office organized. Work closely with the Executive Director and other staff to ensure accurate record-keeping for grant, financial, and personnel records with a high regard for confidentiality.
  • Staff Support: Support program staff with project coordination, events, data entry, and mailings and communication as needed.
  • Job duties require knowledge of administrative systems and procedures for a nonprofit office including:
    • Bachelor's degree with at least 2-3 years relevant work experience
    • Customer Service
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
    • Capable of working collaboratively and independently
    • General understanding of and interest in community and economic development in a unique rural community, and an ability to communicate and build excitement around our work
    • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, quality, confidentiality, and an effective customer service focus
    • Familiarity with databases
    • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings

Benefits include paid holiday, sick and vacation time, contributions to eligible HSAs, and flexible schedule with proven performance. 

For more information, contact Executive Director, Julie Iffland, at 802-728-4305 x 1002 or send your resume and cover to personnel@racdc.com.  RACDC is an equal opportunity employer.

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2020 Annual Report

RACDC is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Report! This year's report is featured as an interactive map that displays our ongoing and new programming in Downtown Randolph and the surrounding area. Explore everything from our affordable housing programs to the new Downtown WiFi project! Follow the link to learn more: https://racdc.com/2020annualreport

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RACDC 2020 Annual Meeting

RACDC's 2020 Annual Meeting was virtual this year and featured guest speakers Matt Dunne and Leah Taylor from the Center on Rural Innovation!  Click here for a link to a recording of the entire event!

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Request for Proposal - Architect

The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation ("RACDC”) is seeking an architectural firm for design and development of Phase II of its Salisbury Square Project in Randolph, VT. In 2012, RACDC completed the first phase, which involved brownfield cleanup, permitting, development of 14 units of low income apartments, 1 single family home, and the rehabilitation of an historic office, plus a portion of the road and utility infrastructure. The second phase involves the development of an additional 21 units in a combination of detached single family and attached rental or for-sale housing. Required services include further development of conceptual plan into schematic design options for feasibility review, final design, contract drawings and spec writing, construction oversight, subcontracting engineers and specialists, and coordination with development team, including construction manager, consultants on energy and environmental issues, and advice or technical assistance as needed outside of specific project areas. Click here to download the RFP. 

Please submit a pdf of your response no later than Noon on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to racdc@racdc.com. RACDC reserves the right to contract with any or no firm responding to this request and any award and subsequent contract will be subject to Board approval. Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to apply. RACDC is an equal opportunity affordable housing organization and employer.

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Randolph In Motion: Summer Tourism Guide 2020

Explore everything that Randolph has to offer this summer!

Contents:

Gifford Health Care Health update and Last Mile Ride
Shop Downtown Randolph
Arts & Culture
Recreation
Dining in Downtown
Nearby Attractions

Created by the Town of Randolph and Randolph Economic Development Council

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ANNOUNCEMENT - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Randolph Area Community Development Corporation (RACDC) is seeking proposals for construction management services for two projects in Randolph, VT: the rehabilitation of its Randolph House senior housing apartments located at 65 North Main Street, and the second phase of its Salisbury Square project located at 25 Salisbury Street and West Village Lane. Randolph House contains 48 HUD-subsidized senior apartments in a 7 story, steel frame, brick building at 65 North Main Street. Salisbury Square is a 4.3+/- acre Planned Community, the first phase of which included 14 units of low-income family apartments, the renovation of an historic office, and one single-family home completed in 2012. The site was permitted for an additional 21 units for which the development plan is being revised and updated. The Construction Manager (CM) will become a member of the project team including the Owner, the Owner’s Architects, Engineers, and other consultants. Pre-construction services are expected to commence immediately upon award of contract. Bids are due by June 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Selections will be made by June 12, 2020. For Randolph House, the selected firm must be available to work with the architect immediately upon selection to provide a detailed schematic design estimate on/before the 26th of June. Women and Minority-Owned Business Enterprises, Local and Small Businesses are encouraged to respond. RACDC is an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider, Lender, and Employer.

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Safe and Seen Halloween Photobooth

 

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Tri-Town Community Center Exploratory Process

If we had a community center for the tri-town area, what would it look like? Do you want a place to take classes, or hang out after school? Would you meet up with friends or plan game nights? And—since we don’t have a physical community center at the moment—how might to connect and improve the spaces and resources we do have? Take the Survey!and join us this spring as we explore how we might create a “community center without walls” and improve social and community opportunities for our three towns.

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