Job Description: Under the direction of the Construction Manager, Crew Leaders will lead groups of three to five volunteers; attend HFH-MC trainings to learn new construction skills; make a minimum commitment of at least one day per month, for six months. Becoming a Crew Leader makes you a vital part of HFH-MC’s mission while developing your own leadership and construction skills. On the job site you will be instantly identifiable as a Crew Leader. Other volunteers will recognize that you have the know-how and look to you for advice and leadership! Make a difference in the life of a new homeowner and work side by side with a dynamic and powerful group of volunteers. HFH-MC provides you with on-the-job construction training and skills. Additionally, you will be eligible to sign up for Crew Leader Only build days and will receive priority scheduling.
Type of Work: Crew Leaders are needed for three main areas: 1. New home build and renovation/rehab construction, 2. Deconstruction and salvage jobs, and 3. Weatherization and home energy improvements. If you would like to work in a specific area, please designate that in the email.
Time Commitment: Minimum one day per month (7.30am - 3.30pm / Wednesday - Saturday) for at least six months. A more frequent commitment is preferred. Saturday Crew Leader slots are our most difficult area of recruitment.
Position Requirements: 1. Construction experience is preferred but not required; 2. If no previous construction experience, a strong desire to learn new skills is a must; 3. Knowledge of common construction tools and techniques or a desire to learn; 4. Volunteer and/or leading volunteers experience is a plus; 5. Experience working with and/or a desire to work with people from various backgrounds; 6. Reliability, punctuality and strong interpersonal skills; 7. Attention to detail; 8. Ability to not only guide and train unskilled volunteers, but to step back and allow volunteers to execute tasks; 9. Interest in and knowledge of HFH-MC’s mission; 10. Flexibility and a good sense of humor.
Training and Resources: HFH-MC Construction, Volunteer and Family Services as well as senior Crew Leaders will orient and provide assistance on building as well as volunteer management and interaction.
To apply: Send an email clearly stating your CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE and any VOLUNTEER HISTORY to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Min. one day per month (7.30am – 3.30pm / Wed-Sat)
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