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.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, 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, 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.
Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total. Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location). Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources.
Plus the benefit of living in eastern North Carolina! We are just an hour and a half from the beach and less than an hour from the Research Triangle. If you're into art and culture and especially good barbecue, eastern North Carolina has all of that in abundance and we are happy to put you in touch with all three!
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Ability to lift up to 50lbs by yourself. Ability to be a team player and a team leader.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check