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19-20 HFH of Greater Greensboro - National - Construction Crew Leader

at Habitat for Humanity

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 537660
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Job Description

Title
19-20 HFH of Greater Greensboro - National - Construction Crew Leader

Posting Description
Construction Crew Leader 

Construction crew leaders play an integral part in building and repairing more homes, leading to better neighborhoods and communities. As a construction crew leader, you will lead and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. Using volunteer management techniques, you will manage volunteers and homeowner families as they assist in the building of new homes and/or repairing existing homes or completing weatherization projects. Together, you will perform hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.

Please Note: while construction experience is helpful, it is not required.  

Required Qualifications:

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements

Helpful Qualifications:

• Previous experience with a residential homebuilder or a construction AmeriCorps member
• Experience with power tools 
Ability to drive large pick-up trucks (or willingness to learn)
Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps
Ability to work with a diverse group of people
Strong verbal communication skills
Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
Experience working as a member of a larger team
Knowledge of community development practices
Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
 
Benefits of Service:

• Living allowance minimum of $15,570 for a full 46½ weeks of service
Segal Education Award of $6,095 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total.
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Habitat Greensboro has been building homes in Greensboro, NC since 1987. Since we began, Habitat Greensboro has constructed new homes and rehabilitated or repaired existing homes in partnership with more than 490 qualified families in need of affordable housing. Our team of AmeriCorps members is an integral part of our affiliate, helping us to serve more families and recruit and lead more volunteers through their AmeriCorps service. Greensboro has a rich history from the Revolutionary War, the Civil Rights Movement and more.  The area is known for its beautiful landscape, neighborhood parks, and welcoming residents. Greensboro is roughly a four-hour drive from the beach, and only two hours from the beautiful North Carolina mountains. AmeriCorps members enjoy a number of benefits, including training/networking opportunities, and local mission trips. AmeriCorps members will join a staff of motivated professionals who are excited to share their experience and knowledge. At Habitat Greensboro, AmeriCorps members become part of our Habitat family, where they will be prepared to succeed, encouraged to lead, and challenged to excel. Please visit our website

What’s needed to apply?

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section

Auto req ID
4670BR

Position Category
Volunteer Opportunity

Position Type
AmeriCorps

Geographic Location
North America

Location
Greensboro, NC