-Assist with 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 and gut rehab homes, Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects.
-Lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the work sites.
-Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers and partner families working on site.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Many benefits vary by service location. However all Habitat AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to travel to the Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon. Habitat AmeriCorps members also receive a variety of position specific trainings including CPR/First Aid, Lockton Safety Courses, and many more.
Our members have the option of low cost housing provided by the Habitat Greenville affiliate.
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Willingness to learn or previous experience with: power tools, large pick-up trucks, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps, working with a diverse group of people, working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation, working as a member of a larger team, and Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
Previous experience with a residential homebuilder, a construction AmeriCorps alum, or NCCC alum highly diserable.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check