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HFH of NC Sandhills - National - Construction Crew Leader

Posting Description
Habitat for Humanity Sandhills
Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills, Inc. is located in the scenic NC Sandhills region which includes Pinehurst, NC, the home of golf. Beautiful weather and an amazing community of retirees, young families, military families and others makes this a fascinating and fun place to experience Habitat's community impact. The beach and mountains are both just a short 2.5-hour drive from our location. Guided by an expert staff including an AmeriCorps veteran who has returned to Sandhills Habitat after 2 decades of Habitat service, you will gain knowledge and enjoy the fellowship of a top NC affiliate. Learn more at sandhillshabitat.org.
Construction Crew Leader
The member serving in this role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through home construction and Critical Home Repair (CHR). The assistance of the AmeriCorps members serving in this role, we anticipate completing 5 new builds, 4 recycles, and 20 CHRs with a total of 29 families served. We also anticipate 3-4 community events to occur, which will utilize members to spread the word about our home ownership opportunities, CHR opportunities and volunteer and support needs and opportunities.
Required Qualifications:
18 years of age or older
U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
Driver's license and ability to meet host site's insurance requirements
Personal vehicle
Ability to be on one's feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
Ability to work in varying weather conditions ? sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned during summer
Helpful Qualifications:
Previous experience as a construction AmeriCorps member or with a residential homebuilder
Experience with power tools
Ability to drive large pick-up trucks preferred (or willingness to learn)
Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps
Strong verbal communication skills
Ability to work with a diverse group of people
Experience working as a member of a team
Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience
Basic experience with Microsoft Word/Excel
Knowledge of community development practices
Benefits of Service:
AmeriCorps National living allowance of $13,732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)
Segal Education Award of $5,920 (upon successful completion of service) ? lifetime maximum of 2
Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays the monthly premiums)
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
10 personal/sick leave days
Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
Member Assistance Program (MAP) ? offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources
What's in it for you?
At the end of the service year, you will recruit and/or manage 20 volunteers in the building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes. Your efforts will prove critical in the completion of 29 new builds/rehab projects in support of 44 individuals. Additionally, you will gain enhanced skills in communication, leadership, delegation, team-building time & project management, construction and safety.
What's needed to apply?
Resume (tell us about your experience)
Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) ? input in "Cover Letter" section



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