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12 Week Habitat for Humanity Construction Associate AmeriCorps Position - Des Moines, IA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

8 currently recruiting

Service Dates

April 10, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Application Window

April 10, 2019 - July 1, 2019

Locations

  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Marshalltown, IA
  • Mason City, IA

Contact Information

Julie Little
(515) 266-6886
jlittle@iowahabitat.org

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Description

Habitat for Humanity of Iowa is looking for individuals interested in serving a 12 week AmeriCorps position starting between January - August 2018.

The Construction Associate will assist Habitat for Humanity affiliate construction teams on new home build projects. This includes welcoming, orienting and guiding volunteers and Habitat partner families at Habitat construction sites, as well as assisting Habitat staff prepare sites. Position duties may also include assisting with outreach to area residents, assisting on repair projects to provide decent affordable Habitat homes as a means of transforming lives and neighborhoods.

Habitat for Humanity of Iowa is looking for individuals interested in serving a 12 week AmeriCorps position starting between January - August 2018.

The Construction Associate will assist Habitat for Humanity affiliate construction teams on new home build projects. This includes welcoming, orienting and guiding volunteers and Habitat partner families at Habitat construction sites, as well as assisting Habitat staff prepare sites. Position duties may also include assisting with outreach to area residents, assisting on repair projects to provide decent affordable Habitat homes as a means of transforming lives and neighborhoods.
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Living Allowance

$1144 - $1450 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Additional Requirements:
• Must be able to life up to 50 pounds and climb ladders and scaffodling
• Able to serve in adverse weather conditions alongside volunteers (i.e. extreme heat, extreme cold, rain and snow)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive to construction sites
• Able to travel for trainings or assist with disaster response efforts
• Previous construction or repair experience preferred, but not required
• Willingness to adhere to all guidelines set by Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity and Habitat for Humanity of Iowa AmeriCorps Program

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Religious Organization, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Julie Little
(515) 266-6886
jlittle@iowahabitat.org

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