AmeriCorps House Captain - Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago
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Recruiting Organization: Rebuilding Together
• Complete direct hands-on repairs, including but not limited to: rough/trim carpentry, tile work, grab bar installation, wheel chair ramp/safe entry/egress repairs, interior/exterior painting, and weatherization. • If contractors or skilled-trades volunteers will be utilized to complete a portion of work on a home, coordinate with these individuals to plan the work, and ensure a high quality of work is completed within the timeline of the project. • Assist with purchase and delivery of crucial project needs, including: tools and materials, personal protective equipment, dumpsters and other rented items, water and snacks. Assist with logistics through pulling, staging, stocking, and delivery of construction materials as well as keeping the warehouse organized. • Meet with clients to complete home assessments, develop a work scope and materials list, and collaborate with other team members to develop a project timeline (especially if coordination with volunteers or contractors is required). • Oversee general volunteers in completing direct hands-on repairs. Ensure that volunteers are trained in their task and have access to tools/materials, that proper safety procedures are being followed, that the work product is of good quality, and that volunteers enjoyed and feel appreciated for their service. • Where possible, encourage and support volunteers to safely try new construction tasks and build their skill sets. Educate homeowners about the repairs that were completed and any new or recommended home maintenance. • Conduct on-site volunteer orientation, including: history of affiliate and community, site/tool/neighborhood safety, homeowner biography, and project work scope.
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US
To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.
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Chicago, IL 20002
October 22, 2022
- WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME