Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona seeks a service-minded humanitarian who wants to ‘be the greater good’ at our award-winning nonprofit organization! The community outreach coordinator plays a critical role in strengthening relationships through planning, coordination and implementation of projects in partnership with the community.
• Build relationships and partner with residents, local agencies, elected officials and community stakeholders. Partnerships will help to identify areas where host site housing and community development solutions can intersect with the community’s identified aspirations.
• Identify community improvement projects; plan and execute them for successful completion (i.e. community clean-ups, community garden, A Brush with Kindness).
• Engage volunteers from local community to support the local projects planned.
• Regularly attend meetings relevant to building our Neighborhood Revitalization program. Examples include local governance, health and social service meetings, and resident meetings.
• Help to develop and market Neighborhood Revitalization program.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Training
Benefits of Service as an AmeriCorps National:
• Living allowance of $15,570 for 10.5 months (that's approx. $668 biweekly before taxes)
• $150 per month in the form of a gift card for necessities/groceries
• Segal Education Award of $6,095 (can be used to repay qualified student loans)
• Possible forbearance of qualified student loans
• Health plan benefits
• Personal and sick days – approx. 10 days total plus 10 company holidays
• Worker’s compensation
• Member Assistance Program, which offers counseling and financial planning resources
• Opportunity to travel to the Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon, an annual blitz build event
• Habitat AmeriCorps members also receive a variety of position specific trainings including CPR/First Aid, Lockton Safety Courses, and many more
You will also gain:
• Leadership, public speaking, and networking skills
• The satisfaction of making a difference in your community and country
• Work and life skills that translate directly into job experience
• The personal satisfaction of accepting challenges and seeing results
• Teamwork, communication, problem-solving and other essential skills
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• This is a full-time service commitment of 40 hours per week for 10.5 months
• Valid driver’s license and your own insured vehicle (business mileage reimbursed at .50 per mile)
• A successful background check
• This is a federally funded program and requires primary documentation of status as a U.S. citizen / lawful permanent resident alien in the United States
• Must be able to work in a team environment
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check