Seeking individuals to serve a 12 month AmeriCorps term starting September 1st in several locations including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Waterloo.
The Construction Coordinator will assist Habitat for Humanity affiliate construction teams on new home builds as well as home repair 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. This opportunity is instrumental in teaching leadership and communication skills to the members who serve.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Full time members will also receive a $200 rent stipend.
GED/High School Diploma
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• Must be able to life up to 50 pounds and climb ladders and scaffolding
• Able to work in adverse weather conditions alongside volunteers (i.e. extreme heat, extreme cold, rain and snow)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive to work sites
• Able to travel for trainings or assist with disaster response efforts
• Previous construction or repair experience preferred, but not required (training is provided)
• Willingness to lead volunteer groups
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check