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Habitat Charlotte Construction Crew Leader

Actively Recruiting

Openings

12 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 19, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Charlotte, NC

Contact Information

Stephanie Murphy
(704) 641-5965
smurphy@habitatcharlotte.org

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Description

As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Your primary responsibility will be to assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping and clean up. Additionally, you will lead small groups of volunteers, providing them with on-site orientations and safety talks and ensuring that they are well-employed while on work sites. On occasion, you may participate in larger community projects or affiliate events.

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

As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Your primary responsibility will be to assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping and clean up. Additionally, you will lead small groups of volunteers, providing them with on-site orientations and safety talks and ensuring that they are well-employed while on work sites. On occasion, you may participate in larger community projects or affiliate events.

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

$1253 - $1253 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Many benefits vary by service location. However all Habitat AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to travel to 2 national events, National Service Leadership Conference and 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.

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

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)
• Driver's license
• Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
• Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
• Ability to work in varying weather conditions – sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned during summer
• Ability to work in tight quarters, including crawl spaces and attics, while wearing safety gear

Helpful Qualifications:

• Interest in working outdoors and participating in hands-on building activities
• Ability (or willingness to learn) to drive large pick-up trucks
• Experience with power tools
• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Stephanie Murphy
(704) 641-5965
smurphy@habitatcharlotte.org

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