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DC-Washington, DC, Inc, Habitat for Humanity of
 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat welcomes partner families, volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds to join us in meeting our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity International hosts both the AmeriCorps National and AmeriCorps VISTA program in partnership with Habitat affiliates all across the United States. AmeriCorps National members are utilized by a host site to engage the community in direct service to address community needs. Member roles might include hands-on building, or supporting volunteers and partner families. Washington, DC, Inc., HFH of located in Washington , DC is seeking to fill the following opportunities: Construction Crew Leadership, Volunteer Services Coordination and Family Services Coordination. AmeriCorps Benefits that you may be eligible for include: • Education award - $5,550 upon successful completion of service. The Ed Award is good for seven years from the completion of service and may be transferable to certain family members if member is 55 on the first day of service. This is a taxable benefit. • Student Loan Forbearance: AmeriCorps members may be eligible to postpone the repayment of their qualified student loans through loan forbearance. While the loan is in forbearance during the term of service, interest continues to accrue. Please note that not all loans are qualified for forbearance and candidates should check with their lender to see if their loan qualifies. • Health Benefits: Members are eligible to enroll in a limited health plan. Please note this plan is does not meet the minimal essential coverage of the Affordable Care Act. • Workers compensation • Personal and sick leave (about 20 days total) • Childcare: AmeriCorps members can receive childcare benefits if they meet the eligibility requirements.
 
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Member Duties : Construction Crew Leadership - Responsible for knowledge of construction tasks and leading crews of skilled and unskilled volunteers and partner families in those tasks, all while maintaining a safe and efficient work environment. Members also may assist affiliates in disaster recovery efforts. Family Services Coordination – Responsible for recruiting and supporting partner family applicants and partner families for traditional homeownership opportunities or for expanded housing products such as ABWK or critical home repair. Duties can include conducting applicant orientations or conducting homeowner education. Volunteer Services Coordination – Responsible for recruiting, training, coordinating, recognizing, and supporting individual and group volunteers for the construction sites, office, committees, and NRI community-based activities. Duties include conducting orientations for new volunteers or greeting and building alongside construction volunteers.
 
Program Benefits :
Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Trade/Construction ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
DC-Washington, DC, Inc, Habitat for Humanity of

Program Start/End Date
08/25/2014  -   07/25/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
English
Amharic; (preferences)

Accepting Applications
From  04/05/2014  To  10/15/2014 

Contact AmeriCorps Recruitment
121 Habitat St
Americus   GA   31709
404-420-6725
americorpsrecruitment@habitat.org
www.habitat.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 37550


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