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TC Habitat for Humanity Construction Volunteer Facilitator - Full Term

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 3, 2019 - August 14, 2020

Application Window

June 11, 2019 - August 30, 2019

Locations

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • St Paul, MN

Contact Information

AmeriCorps Manager
kristal.sawatzke@tchabitat.org

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Description

The Construction Volunteer Facilitator provides direct support to site supervisors, construction volunteers, and Habitat homebuyers in building and rehabilitating Habitat Homes.

The Construction Volunteer Facilitator provides direct support to site supervisors, construction volunteers, and Habitat homebuyers in building and rehabilitating Habitat Homes.

Living Allowance

$1208 - $1667 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

BENEFITS - * A living allowance $14,500 (before taxes) for the term of service * $200 reimbursement for tools, boots & construction clothes * $35 monthly cell phone allowance * Health Insurance (This benefit is for AmeriCorps members only) * Holidays off: Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day * AmeriCorps sweatshirt and t-shirts * Loan forbearance on most qualified student loans * Fleet vehicle to drive to site. Gas and maintenance cost paid for by TCHFH * Affordable housing opportunity available to up to 10 members * Interest accrued on qualifying student loans while serving in the program may be reimbursed by federal government * Eli Segal Education Award of $6,095 upon successful completion of program

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS -
* 18 years of age or older
* A U.S. Citizen or U.S. National or a lawful permanent resident
* High school diploma or GED
* Not served two terms of service within AmeriCorps already (with some exceptions)
* Possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
* Successfully pass background, sex offender and FBI fingerprint checks
* Must submit contact information for one professional reference
* Must have access to reliable transportation

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES -
* Ability to learn and apply construction terminology, tool and material-usage and general techniques
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Ability to make routine decisions and problem-solve
* Adaptable & flexible regarding communication & work styles, work assignments & service hours
* Perform and solve basic math calculations and problems
* Ability to work independently or in a group
* Stand and walk for the majority of a day, usually on uneven surfaces
* Climb ladders and scaffolding and use stairs and ramps
* Bend, lift, grasp, reach, push, and pull materials and tools to move them into and out of vehicles and to move them around
* Give and receive detailed information through verbal communication
* Periodically lift and move loads up to 75 pounds
* Independently operate a motor vehicle
* Must wear appropriate safety equipment and clothing

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community Development Organization, National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

AmeriCorps Manager
kristal.sawatzke@tchabitat.org

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