ABOUT US

Partners for Community Development, Inc. provides resources that connect our community with safe and affordable housing, while building life strengthening opportunities.

Partners for Community Development, Inc. (Partners) is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on social services programs and providing the best service to the community in residential energy conservation, housing rehabilitation, home buying assistance, and bi-lingual services.

Partners provides a comprehensive range of high-quality home rehabilitation and energy conservation services to the community, delivered by a team of directly employed trade professionals. Partners also provides opportunities for minorities and the disadvantaged to achieve social and economic independence through our social services programs.

Partners is one of the 25 Weatherization Operators for the State of Wisconsin, serving the Eastern Wisconsin counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Ozaukee, and Northern Milwaukee.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Crystal Fieber
Chairman of the Board

Donna Wendlandt
Vice Chairman

Daryl Mangeri
Secretary

Wendy Lucarelli

Kristin Bell Abell

Rebecah Wickert-Carini

Phyllis Felsinger

Meredith Sauer

Karen Lepisto

Richard Seidemann

Tracey Schmidt

Jill Kleiber

Adam Vanderheyden

Karin Kirchmeier
Executive Director

Linda Barthels
Human Resources Director

John Fleet
Weatherization & Housing Director

Debra Wigand
Finance Director

When you work for Partners for Community Development, Inc., every day is more than just a workday, it’s an opportunity to help others. Partners offers a flexible work schedule while having the ability to continually support the community. We are a team of professionals dedicated to building up our neighborhoods to help create better places to live.

All resumes and cover letters can be emailed to careers@partners4cd.com.

HVAC SPECIALIST - Sheboygan

Pay Range:  $24.00 – $29.00 per hour

SUPERVISOR: Weatherization Program Manager

The HVAC Specialist assists with the replacement of furnaces, cleaning and tune-ups, duct installation, duct repair, testing, and other work related to HVAC services in residential buildings.  This position requires a one-on-one working relationship with program clientele and is essential to the agency’s public image through strong interpersonal and communication skills.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist with weatherization work in general, as necessary.
  • Assist energy auditors, weatherization foremen, and other construction professionals with making residents’ homes energy efficient.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of tools and supplies as assigned.
  • Perform a variety of activities normally performed by an HVAC Installer/Technician.
  • Assist with other aspects of weatherization jobs as needed.
  • Attend meetings and training seminars for continual education as required.
  • Contingent on production/staffing needs: fill in as Weatherization Crew Foreman/Technician as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HVAC Qualifier License or willingness to work towards license is preferred
  • Must possess or be able to obtain State Certified Lead Supervisor License and State Certified Asbestos Supervisor License
  • Must have one to three years’ related experience
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license, good driving record, dependable transportation, proof of auto liability insurance
  • Ability to work in demanding environments with people of diverse personalities
  • Must possess basic carpentry skills
  • Experience in weatherization techniques and product installation is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of hazardous materials found in older construction
  • Must demonstrate good working habits, including punctuality, motivation, and compliance with rules and regulations
  • Must have the capability of working with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to meet physical demands required to complete assigned tasks

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your resume to careers@partners4cd.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Working Under an Affirmative Action Plan

WEATHERIZATION TECHNICIAN - Brown Deer, Sheboygan

Excellent opportunity to learn weatherization and home improvement skills while making a difference in the community.

Worksite: Partners’ service areas in Eastern Wisconsin (Facilities located in Brown Deer, Sheboygan and Sturgeon Bay)

Benefits of working for Partners include:
– 4 Day work-week, Mondays – Thursdays
– Paid weekly
– Competitive pay – earn between $18.00 and $24.00 per hour based on experience.
– Advancement opportunities – we promote from within the agency.
– Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
– Paid time off and holidays.
– Safety shoe reimbursement. Uniform allowance.
– No prior experience necessary.

JOB DUTIES:
The Weatherization Technician performs duties that relate to rehabilitation and weatherization of customers’ homes. These duties include, but are not limited to, insulation of attics, insulation of sidewalls and floors, installation of vents, weather-stripping and other weatherization, home repair and energy measures as assigned.

– Develop and use skills in home improvement, rehabilitation, weatherization and energy saving techniques.
– Safely and adequately operate tools and equipment utilized in the performance of tasks.
– Assist in loading and unloading of department vehicles.
– Assist with the maintenance and inventory control of equipment, tools and material.
– Responsible for satisfactory completion of assigned work.
– Attendance and participation in work related training and seminars as directed by supervisor.
– Respect customers’ property and personal matters. Maintain confidentiality of clients’ personal information.
– Foster relationships with peers, and supervisors to ensure a positive work environment and professional relationships.
– Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
– Willingness to learn weatherization/insulation techniques, home improvement skills, and how to use diagnostic equipment used in assessing the energy efficiency of a home.
– Ability and willingness to learn to read and decipher work orders and conduct basic math related to construction and material estimation.
– Ability to interact well with diverse personalities.
– Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in demanding environments and extreme weather conditions.
– Ability to use ladders and work at heights of up to four (4) stories.
– Ability to work for extended periods of time in confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces.
– Able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs.
– A valid Wisconsin driver’s license, auto insurance, and a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY: Please email resume to careers@partners4cd.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Working Under an Affirmative Action Plan

HMONG INTERPRETER (part-time)

Partners for Community Development, Inc. is seeking an individual fluent in English and Hmong to provide interpretation and translation services to the community.  The successful candidate will work on a part-time, as-needed schedule. Services will be provided in person and occasionally remotely.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide Hmong interpretation services to clients assigned by Agency staff.
  • Gather and turn in the documentation required to report and bill the services provided.
  • Give supervisor feedback on areas that need improvement and services needed in the community based on client needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor at all times while acting as a representative of Partners for Community Development, Inc.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Access to transportation/vehicle required (Mileage reimbursement available)
  • Internet connection at home

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required
  • Strong Bilingual Hmong Skills – written and spoken
  • Experience and/or desire to serve the community
  • Computer knowledge and experience preferred

 An Equal Opportunity Employer Working Under an Affirmative Action Plan

Apply by emailing a resume to careers@partners4cd.com

SPANISH INTERPRETER (part-time)

POSITION:  Spanish Interpretation & Translation – Part Time

LOCATION:  Main Office, 1407 S. 13th Street in Sheboygan                                

SUPERVISOR:   Partners Community Services Coordinator

When you work for Partners for Community Development, Inc., every day is more than just a workday, it’s an opportunity to help others. Partners offers a flexible work schedule while having the ability to continually support the community. We are a team of professionals dedicated to building up our neighborhoods to help create better places to live.

Partners for Community Development is seeking an individual fluent in Spanish and English to assist with interpretation and written translation services to the community.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for part-time, flexible hours.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide Spanish interpretation and translation services to clients assigned by agency staff.
  • Gather and turn in the documentation required to report and bill the services provided.
  • Give supervisor feedback on areas that need improvement and services needed in the community based on client needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor at all times while acting as a representative of Partners for Community Development, Inc.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Access to transportation/vehicle required (Mileage reimbursement available)
  • Internet connection at home/school

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Strong Bilingual Spanish/English writing and speaking skills
  • Experience and/or desire to serve the community
  • Computer knowledge and experience preferred