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PA-Philadelphia, Inc., Habitat for Humanity
 
 
 
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. HFH Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking to fill the following opportunities: Construction Crew Leaders. AmeriCorps Benefits that you may be eligible for include: National • 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. For those affiliates involved with NRI, Construction Crew Leaders can be valuable assets to the on-site volunteer training and management aspect of programs like ABWK, Critical Home Repair, and Rehabs. Members also may assist affiliates in disaster recovery efforts.
 
Program Benefits :
Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Trade/Construction ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
PA-Philadelphia, Inc., Habitat for Humanity

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/05/2014  To  09/17/2015 

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

Listing ID 37613


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