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Americorps Construction Crew Leader
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AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITY

Construction Crew Leader

Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity is looking to add a new member to our family. Have a heart for helping your community? Help us build better homes and brighter futures for families by serving as a Construction Crew Leader to help build new homes and assist with home repair projects. Construction crew leaders play an integral part in building and repairing more homes, leading to better neighborhoods and communities.

As a Construction Crew Leader, you will lead and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. Using volunteer management techniques, you will manage volunteers and homeowner families as they assist in the building of new homes and/or repairing existing homes or completing weatherization projects. Together, you will perform hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.

Benefits of AmeriCorps service
*Living allowance $15,850 for approximately 10 ½ months of service.
*Segal Education Award of $6,195, upon successful completion of service.
*Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
*Personal and medical leave — approximately 10 days total.
*Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
*Child care benefits, if you qualify.
*Worker’s compensation insurance.

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)

Please Note: while construction experience is helpful, it is not required. This is a full time, stipend position.

If you have any questions about the AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader Position, please contact Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity Community Engagement Director, Jen Welch at jwelch@habitatgwinnett.org.

For a full position description including stipend amount and benefits and to apply for the position click the "Learn More" button below and follow the link to the Construction Crew Leader position located in Lawrenceville, GA.