Construction Crew Leader 2022-2023

Habitat for Humanity Cincinnati
4910 Para Drive
Cincinnati OH 45237

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $17,000
Posted Date: 07/19/2022
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Applications are being accepted for Habitat for Humanity Construction, an AmeriCorps Position.

 

Tentative start – Summer 2022 or open until filled
For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands-on experience and prepare for your future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others. Apply for Habitat for Humanity Construction today!

Responsibilities

  • Typically serve Tuesday – Saturday on the building site.
  • Assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks including demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.
  • Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, critical home repair and weatherization projects.
  • Lead small groups of volunteers and facilitate safe and positive experiences for everyone working on site.
  • Maintain site safety by adhering to Habitat construction safety policies, modeling best practices and guidelines, volunteer instruction and site monitoring.
  • Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers and homeowner families working on site.
  • Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled, enthusiastic volunteers.
  • Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and homeowner families.
  • Help with materials management on site and at the local Habitat warehouse and storage trailers.
  • Pick up and organize materials needed for projects.
  • Setup and cleanup project sites.
  • Maintain site logs for each project to assess progress and next steps.
  • Participate in regular planning, safety committee and debriefing meetings.
  • Assist with the Rock the Block event by assisting with material organization, project pre-work, leading a site or being part of a truck team.
  • Participate in larger community projects, such as lot cleanups, community gardens, etc.
  • Attend and participate in select Habitat organization events.

Benefits

  • Segal Education Award of $6,495, upon successful completion of service.
  • Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Personal and medical leave — about 10 days total.
  • Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
  • Childcare benefits, if you qualify.
  • Worker’s compensation insurance.

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent residents.
  • At least 18 or older.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of and desire 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.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Ability to drive large pickup trucks (or desire to learn).
  • Previous experience with a residential homebuilder or as a construction AmeriCorps member.
  • Experience with power tools.
  • Knowledge of community development practices.

 

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