Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Positions - Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Habitat for Humanity is seeking to fill 100+ AmeriCorps positions in communities across the United States. These are full time (paid) service opportunities that range from 10 ½ - 12 months. As a Habitat AmeriCorps Member, you will receive a monthly living allowance, paid leave time, and access to other benefits.
Members begin service in January and February 2017.
What We Do
Everyone deserves a decent place to live. Here at Habitat, we build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. We believe in providing access to decent and affordable housing, partnering with future Habitat homeowners to create a decent and affordable place to call home.
What You’ll Do
As a Habitat AmeriCorps member, you will be placed in one of our 100+ communities supported by our local Habitat affiliates. You will use your passion and commitment to service to meet the needs of our Habitat affiliates by engaging communities, building capacity, and increasing productivity. There are many individualized roles to choose from, so finding one that utilizes your strengths and unique skillset should be pretty easy. We offer roles ranging from construction to volunteer management to project development.
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)
Positions terms range from 46 ½ weeks (Direct Service roles) to 52 weeks (Indirect Service roles.)
$980 to $1,329 per month
AmeriCorps Education Award
This position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $5,775 (pre-tax)
Position Start Dates
If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, we’d love to connect with you.
For more information and individual listings, visit: www.habitat.org/americorps.
About Habitat for Humanity International - Atlanta, GA
270 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 1300, Atlanta, GA 30303, US
Habitat for Humanity International's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing provides a path out of poverty, since 1976 Habitat has helped more than 5 million people through home construction, rehabilitation and repairs and by increasing access to improved shelter through products and services. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission.
Habitat for Humanity offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities both domestic and abroad. From our short-term Global Village and Collegiate Challenge trips to our long-term RV Care-A-Vanners and AmeriCorps programs there's something for everyone, so come volunteer with us!
- Global Village is your gateway to serving with Habitat for Humanity in more than 40 countries. You'll experience the country like a local, with the locals. For an updated list of current trips and locations visit our website and start your journey today!
- Collegiate Challenge is a one-week program offered year-round that’ll leave you and your friends with an incredible experience you'll never forget. All you need is five or more friends ages 16-25, then select a location you're interested in traveling to. No experience is needed, so grab five friends and sign up for a Collegiate Challenge trip today!
- If the open road calls to you, the RV Care-A-Vanners are for you. This volunteer program invites anyone who travels by recreational vehicle to make Habitat part of your journey, or even your destination!
- Through the AmeriCorps program, members who serve at Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the US bring unique knowledge, experience, and skill sets to help further our mission and goals. An AmeriCorps member helps at a local Habitat affiliate, providing direct or indirect service that creates lasting change and directly impacts families through a 10 to 12 month service opportunity.
We'll work with your schedule.
505 W Broward BlvdFort Lauderdale, FL 33312