Serve on an entrepreneurial Habitat for Humanity International team that is rolling out expertise hubs in a transformational effort to better support its ~1,200 affiliated organizations that drive on-the-ground impact! The two expertise hubs being implemented this year are the Resource Development Expertise Hub and the Management and Operations Expertise Hub. As the AmeriCorps VISTA – Expertise Hub Project Development member, you will partner with Expertise Hub leaders to roll-out improved tools and services in order to enhance affiliate service to individuals seeking a way out of poverty housing. The VISTA member will be part of the larger Collaborative Operating Model strategic initiative which aims to refine and implement a U.S. support model that provides the greatest value to Habitat for Humanity organizations across the country.
Located in downtown Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity International was rated the best U.S. nonprofit to work for by Indeed.com in 2017. Atlanta is a dynamic and growing city with a fantastic music scene, great arts and culture, and rich history. In addition to numerous city parks and other outdoor spaces, great hiking and camping can be found just a couple of hours away in the north Georgia mountains.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
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 volunteer safety Courses and access to online and in-person courses of interest offered by Habitat for Humanity International to its staff members and volunteers. Habitat for Humanity International's (HFHI) employee resource groups are also open to AmeriCorps members and offer social, networking, professional development and leadership opportunities for its members. Thus far HFHI has the following groups whose membership and activities are open to anyone volunteering or serving with the organization: BEST: Black Employee Success Team (focuses on African American community ), NextGen (focuses on young professionals community), Neustro Hogar (focuses on Latino/a/x community), and Spectrum (focuses on LGBTQIA+ community).
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• Passionate about the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity
• Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong research and analysis skills
• Detail oriented and highly organized
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check