In an effort to stabilize and revitalize communities, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver established a Neighborhood Revitalization effort focused on home repair in 2012. Habitat helps low-income homeowners with essential repair projects so they can continue living in safe, decent, and affordable homes for many years to come.
Habitat is currently partnering with families in Denver's Westwood, Globeville, and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods to provide critical exterior home repairs. In return, partner families contribute sweat equity hours and make a payment toward their home repairs. HFHMD expects to complete over 60 projects during the upcoming AmeriCorps term. Projects include replacing and repairing siding, trim, windows and doors, porches, fences, roofs, gutters, painting, concrete flatwork, and more, often on homes over 100 years old.
The AmeriCorps member’s first responsibility is to manage the volunteer experience on the construction sites. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership, training, and supervision for daily volunteers. The member is also expected to assist the supervisor in completing projects, and help create a positive experience for partner families throughout the project.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
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.
Subject to criminal background check