♦ Volunteer Services Development VISTA – 2020-21

Warren County Habitat for Humanity (WCHFH) is looking for an AmeriCorps member to play an integral role in providing leadership by engaging volunteers to become champions for our mission and creating new tools and systems to build capacity. During your year of service, you will gain insight into working within a nonprofit organization through hands-on experience in leadership and community development.

WCHFH is seeking an AmeriCorps member who is excited about learning about the need for affordable housing, developing new skills and making a difference in the communities in Warren County. We believe everyone deserves a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Preferred Qualifications:

*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.
*Strong research skills.
*Detail oriented and highly organized.
*Experience working as a member of a team.
*Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
*Current valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and reliable transportation.

Location: Washington, NJ
State/Region: New Jersey
Job Type: Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type: AmeriCorps

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♦ Construction Crew Leader – 2020-21

The construction crew leader plays an integral part in building and repairing homes. Lead groups of skills and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment, thus, developing and enhancing your volunteer management and construction skills.

*Typically serve Tuesday – Saturday on the build site.
*Assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, 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 education and site monitoring.

WCHFH is seeking an AmeriCorps member who is excited about learning about the need for affordable housing, developing new skills and making a difference in the communities in Warren County. We believe everyone deserves a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED.

Preferred Qualifications:

*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 team.
*Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
*Current valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and reliable transportation.
*Ability to drive large pick-up trucks (or willingness to learn)

Location: Washington, NJ
State/Region: New Jersey
Job Type: Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type: AmeriCorps

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