AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader


Cause Areas


Mon Aug 22, 2016 07:45 AM - Mon Jul 10, 2017 04:00 PM


315 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.Waukegan, IL 60085


The AmeriCorps Crew Leader members are critical in our ability to increase the number of individuals we serve by providing consistent and ongoing construction leadership and coordination in our scattered site neighborhoods of at least 5 cities. With the assistance of the AmeriCorps members serving in this role, we anticipate completing 4 new, 4 rehab, 4 recycled homes and 25 repairs during their service term with a total of 37 families served. We anticipate at least 2 community events to occur while utilizing members to spread the word about our NR programs and encourage community members to get involved as volunteers on our worksites to apply to be family partners.

Assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and gut rehab homes, as well as A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects

Lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the work sites.

This positon is a full time service position Tues thru Saturday 7:45AM thru 4PM. There is a living stipend of $1000.00 per month, our afffiliate gives you $200 per month toward rent and $135 per month for food.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a 46 1/2 week commitment.
  • This position requires you to join AmeriCorps. This is a full time service postion.

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