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AmeriCorps National Member - Construction Crew Leader (Loveland, CO)

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 26, 2019 - July 17, 2020

Application Window

May 31, 2019 - September 16, 2019

Location

  • Loveland, CO

Contact Information

Chris Zwakenberg
(970) 669-9769
chris@lovelandhabitat.org

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Description

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.

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. Read More

Living Allowance

$1482 - $1482 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

• 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 Loveland Habitat for Humanity will provide AmeriCorps members with $300 worth of support in the form of a housing, utility, student loan subsidy or grocery or gas gift cards.

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or 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

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Chris Zwakenberg
(970) 669-9769
chris@lovelandhabitat.org

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