Are you looking to help your community, gain work experience, and earn money pay to off your student loans? Become an AmeriCorp! Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna is looking for applicants for its Construction Crew Leader AmeriCorps position.
AmeriCorp will 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 as well as A Brush with Kindness, critical home repair and weatherization projects. Americorp will also lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the work sites.
Qualified candidate should have valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements. Preferred candidates should have experience with a home residential builder, ability (or willingness to learn) to drive large truck, and strong communication skills.
If you are not familiar with the AmeriCorp program it is a federally funded program. You will serve with Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna for 10 months. AmeriCorp will be given a small stipend for the year. After the completion of the service year, AmeriCorp will be given an education award that can be used for school or to pay off student loans. Individuals must have a car to apply.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Stipend
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.
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Background in construction and trades is preferred