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AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader - Fayetteville, NC

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 1, 2019 - February 14, 2020

Application Window

December 7, 2018 - March 22, 2019

Location

  • Fayetteville, NC

Contact Information

Anna Chott
(910) 483-0952
anna@fayettevillenchabitat.org

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Construction Crew Leader

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Description

* Applicants will be interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so applying before the application due date of Feb 1 is encouraged.

• Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and gut rehab homes.
• 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.
• Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers and cultivate their involvement in Habitat’s work (i.e. encourage them to consider being trained as regular site leaders and/or returning volunteers).
• Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring. Attend safety trainings with our construction staff.
• Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and family partners.
• Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse and storage trailers. Pick up and organize materials needed for projects.
• Set up and cleanup project sites.
• Maintain site logs for each project completed in order for supervisor to assess progress and next steps.
• Participate in regular planning and debriefing meetings as needed.
• On occasion, member may participate in larger community projects such as lot clean ups, community gardens, etc.
• Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, cleanup, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and NR programming, and how to become a volunteer and/or family partner.

* Applicants will be interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so applying before the application due date of Feb 1 is encouraged.

• Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and gut rehab homes.
• 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.
• Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers and cultivate their involvement in Habitat’s work (i.e. encourage them to consider being trained as regular site leaders and/or returning volunteers).
• Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring. Attend safety trainings with our construction staff.
• Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and family partners.
• Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse and storage trailers. Pick up and organize materials needed for projects.
• Set up and cleanup project sites.
• Maintain site logs for each project completed in order for supervisor to assess progress and next steps.
• Participate in regular planning and debriefing meetings as needed.
• On occasion, member may participate in larger community projects such as lot clean ups, community gardens, etc.
• Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, cleanup, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and NR programming, and how to become a volunteer and/or family partner.
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Living Allowance

$1253 - $1253 monthly

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

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Anna Chott
(910) 483-0952
anna@fayettevillenchabitat.org

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Construction Crew Leader

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