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Recruiting Organization: Beaches Habitat for Humanity
AmeriCorps is the federal agency connecting individuals and organizations to tackle the nation’s most pressing challenges.
Habitat AmeriCorps is a full-time, 10.5-month hands-on service experience, providing an opportunity to learn and develop new skills while serving a critical role in helping Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better future for themselves and their families.
You can get paid to serve full-time helping families build strong and stable homes, all while gaining real-world experience. With Habitat AmeriCorps, you will have the opportunity to serve for one year in a community near you or in one of our locations throughout the United States.
You can serve in a leadership role on an active build site assisting families, volunteers and staff. By taking on new challenges and seeing the results of your service, you will have the chance to learn and grow. You will also have the opportunity to meet new people from all walks of life, working together toward a common good.
- Typically serve Tuesday through Saturday.
- Assist with all aspects of 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 construction, rehabilitation, and repair projects.
- Lead small groups of volunteers and facilitate safe and positive experiences for everyone working on site.
- Maintain site safety by adhering to Habitat construction safety policies, modeling best practices and guidelines, volunteer instruction and site monitoring.
- Attend and participate in select Habitat organization events; responsibilities may include set up, clean up and engaging with attendees, informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our Habitat organization’s mission, education programming, neighborhood revitalization programming, and how to become a volunteer or homeowner family.
- Living allowance minimum of $16,300 for 10½ months of full-time service.
- The Segal Education Award of $6,345 following successful completion of service with a lifetime maximum of two awards.
- The education award is good for seven years from the end of service and can be used to repay your qualified student loans or for your future education at eligible schools. National members age 55 and older at the start of service may be eligible to transfer the award to certain family members.
- Possible forbearance of your qualified student loan, including accrued interest payments after the successful completion of the term of service.
- Health plan benefits - eligible for an Affordable Care Act compliant-health plan.
- Childcare benefits, if you qualify.
- Inclusion in a Member Assistance Program that offers counseling and financial planning resources.
- Worker’s compensation.
- Personal and medical leave days - approximately 10 total.
- Rent-free housing shared by members during service (available to Beaches Habitat members only)
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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