AmeriCorps National member in Construction Crew Leadership


(29.88626,-81.32843)
 

Cause Areas

When

Tue Aug 30, 2016 07:30 AM - Fri Jun 30, 2017 04:00 PM

Where

7 Hopkins StreetSaint Augustine, FL 32084

About

HFH of St. Augustine/St. John's County

Construction Crew Leadership

As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral part of building homes and better neighborhoods in our service area. This might include hands on construction tasks such as demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. For example, you might be working with new and gut rehab homes, as well as A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects. This could look like completing 5 new builds, 10 CHRs, and 10 ABWK projects. You can give us a boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our programs and construction projects.

We look for members who:
Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat’s mission
Enjoy people and have a passion for volunteerism and teaching/group facilitation
Have strong team building skills and are comfortable leading and/or being part of a team
May have prior experience with power tools

Benefits of Service:
Skills for the future
The AmeriCorps National direct living allowance up to $12,530 paid over the full 46.5 weeks of service
Education award - $5,775 upon successful completion of service
Personal and sick leave
Health care plan
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible - Go to AmeriCorps.gov website to see if your loan would qualify)
Child care assistance (if eligible)

What’s in it for you?
At the end of the service year, you will have gained new skills and expertise, developed new relationships, and maybe even become a member of a new community.

What’s needed to apply?
Resume (tell us about your experience)
Motivation Statement (this essay gives you the opportunity to express why you want to serve)

Requirements to serve at this site:
18 years of age or older
U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
Confirm understanding that this is a full-time volunteer opportunity and that AmeriCorps members receive a small living allowance
Driver's license required
Personal vehicle required

About Habitat:

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.

Habitat for Humanity engages people of all ages and backgrounds in addressing community needs.

Location: Saint Augustine, FL Region: North America Job Position Type: AmeriCorps Job Position Category: Volunteer Opportunity

HFH of St. Augustine/St. John's County

Construction Crew Leadership

As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral part of building homes and better neighborhoods in our service area. This might include hands on construction tasks such as demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. For example, you might be working with new and gut rehab homes, as well as A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects. This could look like completing 5 new builds, 10 CHRs, and 10 ABWK projects. You can give us a boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our programs and construction projects.

We look for members who:
Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat’s mission
Enjoy people and have a passion for volunteerism and teaching/group facilitation
Have strong team building skills and are comfortable leading and/or being part of a team
May have prior experience with power tools

Benefits of Service:
Skills for the future
The AmeriCorps National direct living allowance up to $12,530 paid over the full 46.5 weeks of service
Education award - $5,775 upon successful completion of service
Personal and sick leave
Health care plan
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible - Go to AmeriCorps.gov website to see if your loan would qualify)
Child care assistance (if eligible)

What’s in it for you?
At the end of the service year, you will have gained new skills and expertise, developed new relationships, and maybe even become a member of a new community.

What’s needed to apply?
Resume (tell us about your experience)
Motivation Statement (this essay gives you the opportunity to express why you want to serve)

Requirements to serve at this site:
18 years of age or older
U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
Confirm understanding that this is a full-time volunteer opportunity and that AmeriCorps members receive a small living allowance
Driver's license required
Personal vehicle required

About Habitat:

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.

Habitat for Humanity engages people of all ages and backgrounds in addressing community needs.

Location: Saint Augustine, FL Region: North America Job Position Type: AmeriCorps Job Position Category: Volunteer Opportunity

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management
  • Organization
  • Carpentry
  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 month commitment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., be on your feet all day, work in various weather conditions
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