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Company Name:Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh
Address 1:125 Washington Street
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Position Title:Construction Crew Leader AmeriCorps
Number of Openings:1
Position Type:Construction
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Start Date:02/01/2021
Duties:As a Constriction Crew Leader, you are integral to the goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Your primary responsibility will be to assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping, and clean up. Additionally, you will lead small groups of volunteers, providing them with on-site orientations and safety talks and ensuring that they are well-employed while on work sites. On occasion, you may participate in larger community projects or affiliate events.
Experience Required: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) • Driver’s license • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough or uneven terrains • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories • Ability to work in varying weather conditions – sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned in summer Helpful Qualifications: • A second language is highly desirable, with preferred language being Spanish • Ability (or willingness to learn) to drive large pick-up trucks • Experience with power tools • Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience • Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel) • Detail oriented and highly organized • Strong written and verbal communication skills Benefits of Service: • AmeriCorp National living allowance of $13, 732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service) • Segal Education Award of $5,920 (upon successful completion of service) lifetime maximum of 2 • Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays monthly premiums) • Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible) • Child Care Benefits (if eligible) • 10 personal/sick leave days • Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location) • Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources What’s in it for you? At the end of a year of service, you will recruit and/or manage 750 volunteers in the building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes. You will participate in two (2) community outreach and Neighborhood Revitalization projects, plus help us complete four (4) new builds, five (5) Critical Home Repair projects, and six (6) rehabs, in direct service of 15 families, including one (1) individuals who is a veteran, active military, or their family members. Additionally, you will gain enhanced skills in communication, leadership, delegation, team-building, time and project management, construction, and safety.
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