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19-20 HFH Montgomery/Delaware Counties - Nat - Construction Crew Lead

at Habitat for Humanity

Posted: 7/5/2019
Job Reference #: 536571

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Title
19-20 HFH Montgomery/Delaware Counties - Nat - Construction Crew Lead

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 as 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 of Montgomery & Delaware Counties provides a food/gas card for members each month. 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery & Delaware Counties

Be a part of something new; expand your understanding of the need for affordable housing as you grow your skills through your interactions with peers, families, and the community while serving in the suburbs of Philadelphia in beautiful Montgomery and Delaware Counties. We are currently celebrating 30 years of serving the community. Join us in making an even bigger impact as we serve more families in need through the building of homes, communities, and hope. Please visit our website.

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
4483BR

Position Category
Volunteer Opportunity

Position Type
AmeriCorps

Geographic Location
North America

Location
Eagleville, PA