Staffing Updates

We are thrilled to share two exciting staffing changes here at Rebuilding Together Minnesota!

Tom Pfannenstiel, who previously served as our Special Projects Coordinator, has accepted the position of Safe at Home Manager.  In this position, Tom will manage our Safe at Home Program, which provides falls prevention and accessibility modifications for older adults and individuals living with a disability. He has over 38 years of administrative experience in the museum field, including project management, planning, finance, community engagement, staff supervision, and volunteer coordination. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in History. He recently has received certificates of completion from The Shannon Leadership Institute and Neighborhood Leadership Program through the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Chris Ryan, who previously served as our AmeriCorps Project Coordinator, has accepted the position of Project Manager.  As Project Manager, Chris will work with staff to plan and oversee projects throughout the year, which includes previewing homes; developing work scopes and budgets; ordering materials; preparing tools and materials for the project day; scheduling contracted services; and overseeing volunteers on project day. Chris owned his own construction business for more than 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.

Please join us in congratulating Tom and Chris on their new positions!

Last Chance to Apply for Program Manager Position!

We are hiring a Program Manager who will work with volunteers and staff to establish a Rebuilding Together presence and office in the southwest Minnesota counties of Cottonwood, Jackson and Nobles. The Program Manager will be physically located in southwestern Minnesota and report to our Program Director in the Twin Cities.

Specific duties will be assigned by the Executive Directors and/or the Program Director of Rebuilding Together Minnesota including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Network with strategic partners, community organizations and social service agencies for client referrals, volunteer recruitment and donor solicitations.
  • Work with local Advisory Committee and local working committees to conduct organizational business and perform repairs within Cottonwood, Jackson and Nobles counties.
  • Work to secure local funding and in-kind donations.
  • This position will rely heavily on community volunteers to perform some tasks through committee involvement. The Program Manager will be responsible for recruiting volunteers and managing these committees. It is important for the Program Manager to help committee members understand their specific role (what they need to do and by when) and for the Program Manager to facilitate communication and a good working relationship with and among committee members as well as organizational staff.

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021

The full position description is available here

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Kathy Greiner at