Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, the third-oldest Habitat for Humanity affiliate in the world, has served its community as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International since 1978 and has provided housing solutions for over 350 local families. You’ll be able to explore the beautiful low country estuaries, stroll along sandy beaches, and wander down cobblestone streets older than the United States. The area has a thriving art and restaurant culture, and no matter where you are, you are never far from a salt water river.
You 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 (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects.
-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.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Benefits beyond the AmeriCorps living allowance and education award include a housing stipend of $300/month, provided tools and gear, training, and networking opportunities. 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.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check