Outreach and Research Consultant

  • Part Time
  • Telecommute
  • Applications have closed

Website Bricks and Mortals

Sustainable Solutions for Sacred Sites — a five-year program of Bricks and Mortals, Hartford Seminary  and Partners for Sacred Places — proposes sustainable solutions to the persistent concerns of congregations about their  buildings. The program will demonstrate adaptive, revenue producing, and sustainable uses for sacred  sites, turning a problem into a possibility by teaching and learning with imagination and experience. Congregations and communities participating in the program will increase the resources they have to survive and thrive.

This three-year Consultant position will support the overall program and the Congregational Learning Process (CLP). The CLP includes 5 cohorts across the US and will develop congregations’ understanding of the many adaptive reuse options available. The program will conclude with a Convening of all congregations in 2024.

This position will report directly to the Executive Director of Bricks and Mortals.

 

Role

  • Serves as primary contact for 5-6 nationally-based Coaches for Congregational Learning Process.
  • Assists in communications and program work
  • Manages overall workflow for the program, particularly cohorts
  • Facilitate check-in calls (via phone, Zoom, site visit, etc.) with cohort coaches throughout the grant period (January 2022-December 2023) and facilitate local and national cohort communication
  • Support online bank of resources for cohorts
  • Update Sustainable Solutions administrative team on cohort progress and relay cohort learnings for program enhancement
  • Assist administrative team with logistical support for 20 in-person trainings (2022-2023) and the national convening in 2024, including booking travel
  • Assist with developing Toolkit on adaptive reuse and solutions for thriving congregations that can be used nationally
  • Build working relationships with the cohort coaches and support congregations participating in the Sustainable Solutions for Sacred Sites program
  • Research and develop National Database for organizations, faith-based organizations and judicatories

 

Background

  • At least 5 years experience in administrative and project management, ideally with partners based in multiple locations
  • Ability to work with lay and clergy leaders, preferably across a range of denominations and faith traditions, as well as architects, preservationists, and leaders from a range of sectors
  • Experience in building collaborative partnerships among diverse organizations and agencies, preferably with congregations or faith-informed organizations
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as collaboratively in group settings
  • Manage time well and handle a variety of tasks and deadlines with minimal supervision

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: kate@judson.org