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19-20 Riverside HFH - National - Construction Crew Leader

at Habitat for Humanity

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 535355
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Title
19-20 Riverside HFH - National - Construction Crew Leader

Posting Description
Construction Crew Leader 

Construction crew leaders play an integral part in building and repairing more homes, leading to better neighborhoods and communities. As a construction crew leader, you will lead and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. Using volunteer management techniques, you will manage volunteers and homeowner families as they assist in the building of new homes and/or repairing existing homes or completing weatherization projects. Together, you will perform hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.

Please Note: while construction experience is helpful, it is not required.  

Required Qualifications:

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements
• Personal vehicle

Helpful Qualifications:
 
• Previous experience with a residential homebuilder or a construction AmeriCorps member
• Experience with power tools 
• Ability to drive large pick-up trucks (or willingness to learn)
• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
• Experience working as a member of a larger team
• Knowledge of community development practices
• Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel

Benefits of Service:

• Living allowance minimum of $15,570 for a full 46½ weeks of service
Segal Education Award of $6,095 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total.
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Habitat for Humanity Riverside

Since 1988, Habitat for Humanity Riverside has completed over 650 new home, home repair, and home preservation projects in the cities of Corona, Eastvale, El Cerrito, Highgrove, Home Gardens, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside, and Woodcrest in beautiful Southern California. Our AmeriCorps members are an integral part of our organization, helping us to serve more families and recruit more volunteers through their AmeriCorps service term. During a year of service with Habitat Riverside, AmeriCorps members will join a staff of motivated and purpose-driven individuals, gain insight of the inner workings within a non-profit organization, develop leadership skills through hands-on experience, engage in public speaking opportunities, and contribute to the community development of our service areas. With your help, Habitat Riverside's Partner Families can achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Please visit our website to learn more.

What’s needed to apply?

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section

Auto req ID
4391BR

Position Category
Volunteer Opportunity

Position Type
AmeriCorps

Geographic Location
North America

Location
Riverside, CA