AmeriCorps Construction Liaison - Habitat Isabella County

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:30pm
Job Location: 
Mount Pleasant, MI
Employer Name: 
Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County
Contact Name: 
Amy Smitter

Applications are currently being accepted for AmeriCorps members to fill a Construction Liaison position with Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County. Please submit an application via the online AmeriCorps Member Application or by sending a cover letter and resume to Amy Smitter, Chief Operating Officer, at asmitter@habitatmichigan.org.

 

Reports to:                         Executive Director

Duration:                            7 Months

Hours per Week:              Approximately 34 hrs/wk

Travel:                                  Minimum

 

IMPORTANT DETAILS:

  • AmeriCorps Members will receive a living stipend of $6,750, paid biweekly on the 15th and last of the month throughout the member’s term
  • AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award at the end of the term of $2,907.50, which is good for seven years after receipt and can be used for either tuition purposes or to repay eligible federal student loans.
  • The term of service is from May 2018 – November 2018

 

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Construction Liaison will support Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County in the construction and rehabilitation of homes to further the affiliate mission.

Primary duties include:

  • Assisting with the development of construction schedules and budgets
  • Supervising and training volunteers on Habitat construction sites. This includes rehabilitation, deconstruction, repairs, weatherization, and new construction.
  • Preparing and cleaning project sites
  • Serving as a liaison between the affiliate and area business partners/contractors regarding projects
  • Other activities related ton construction and home repair as defined by the affiliate and approved by the AmeriCorps Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma/equivalent required. College experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Knowledge and experience in the construction/contracting business; experience in new home construction preferred
  • Understanding of the Michigan Building Code

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience with diverse populations
  • Self-directed
  • Positive and mission-oriented attitude

Habitat for Humanity of Michigan and all AmeriCorps host sites associated with the Michigan Habitat’s AmeriCorps program are Equal Opportunity Employers, and will not discriminate on AmeriCorps member hiring decisions based on age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, race, sexual preference, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law or statute.