AmeriCorps National Service positions
We are currently recruiting for an AmeriCorps National Service Volunteer Services Coordinator and a Construction Crew Leader with a late summer/early fall 2018 start date. Please note that these are AmeriCorps service year positions, not employment with Habitat.
Help strengthen communities through a year of service with Habitat AmeriCorps. You can get paid to serve full-time helping families build strong and stable homes, all while gaining real-world experience.
Benefits of Service:
- AmeriCorps National living allowance of $13,732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)
- Segal Education Award of $5,920 (upon successful completion of service)
- Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays the monthly premiums)
- Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
- Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
- 10 personal/sick leave days
- Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
- Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources
Read about our two open AmeriCorps positions below.
Volunteer Services Coordinator - AmeriCorps National Service Member
The Volunteer Services Coordinator will be on the front lines of service by helping the volunteers at our affiliate. The member’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate volunteer management efforts, including but not limited to: assisting with on-site orientations, maintaining and updating the volunteer database, maintaining communications with volunteers, recruiting and scheduling volunteers, continually working on volunteer retention and recognition, or other new initiatives at our affiliate. Additionally, the member will assist in the coordination of volunteer groups, such as campus chapters and non-construction youth groups. On occasion, the member may attend community outreach programs to promote volunteer opportunities, and manage affiliate presence at volunteer fairs.
Construction Crew Leader - AmeriCorps National Service Member
As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Your primary responsibility will be to assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping and clean up. Additionally, you will lead small groups of volunteers, providing them with on-site orientations and safety talks and ensuring that they are well-employed while on work sites. On occasion, you may participate in larger community projects or affiliate events. Please Note: while construction experience is helpful, it is not required.
Habitat for Humanity Capital District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee, volunteer, or applicant for a Habitat home on the basis of race, color, cultural heritage, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical condition, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law. This policy extends to all personnel decisions, terms and conditions of employment, vendor contracts and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for all.