Project Leads implement the construction efforts on clients’ homes and oversee groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers in rebuilding projects. They serve both independently and with other Project Leads during the course of volunteer-driven rebuild projects. Project Leads will also continue construction progress on site during times with low volunteer engagement. During their AmeriCorps term, Project Leads will be expected to oversee the rebuilding of 3-4 homes.
Applicants for this position do not need any prior construction experience. As long as you are willing to learn, are adaptive to change, and are excited to serve as part of a team that will lead a diverse array of volunteer groups, we encourage you to apply!
Maintain a clean, safe and organized project site.
Ensure that each phase of construction is being completed on schedule and highest quality possible
Communicate the daily and weekly goals to volunteers.
Provide effective training and constructive feedback to volunteers who are completing insulation, drywall, mudding, painting, flooring, trim, doors and other phases of construction.
Maintain a professional and positive attitude when coordinating volunteers and interacting with team members
Serve as a liaison between the homeowner and volunteers.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
An additional $150/month housing stipend may be available for alumni of AmeriCorps and VISTA programs.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check