Saint Paul, Minnesota
Construction Volunteer Facilitator – Half-year The Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance ($17,000) to serve full-time, building strength and stability alongside homebuyer families, all while gaining real-world experience. AmeriCorps members engage with thousands of volunteers throughout the year and are integral to our mission. As an AmeriCorps member, you can serve in a leadership role on an active build site or in the office assisting families, volunteers, and staff. By taking on new challenges and seeing the results of your service, you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and have some fun along the way. Find out more: Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : The Construction Volunteer Facilitator provides direct support to site supervisors, construction volunteers, and Habitat homebuyers in building and rehabilitating Habitat Homes. Member will learn construction skills, as well as, volunteer management and facilitation. The majority of service is performed outside on construction sites, either new-build or building rehabilitation with exposure to dirt, dust, dampness, construction debris, extreme temperatures, warehouse and construction noises, and fumes and odors from construction materials. Member will use basic and power construction tools, such as hammer, wrench, screwdrivers, utility knife, tape measure, scissors, drill, reciprocating saw, etc. Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Housing , boot/tool/clothing allowance , Health Coverage , Training . Terms : Uniforms provided and required , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas : Housing . Skills : Team Work , Urban Planning , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , General Skills , Trade/Construction .