IA, Des Moines - Neighborhood Revitalization AmeriCorps
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.
Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity has immediate openings for two Neighborhood Revitalization AmeriCorps.
Serve low-income families and improve Des Moines neighborhoods while building your resume and earning money to pay for college! AmeriCorps members serve for approximately one year and develop valuable leadership, communication, organizational and teamwork skills through supporting the safe construction and renovation of affordable, energy efficient homes by community volunteers.
This yearlong full-time position requires a valid driver’s license and a willingness to get your hands dirty as part of the GDM Habitat construction team. Previous construction experience is plus, but it is not a requirement.
Benefits include a living allowance of $12,100, and an education award of $5,550 upon successful completion of service. A full position description is available at http://www.gdmhabitat.org/careers.php?category=americorps.
To apply, submit your resume, two references, and a cover letter to Brendalyn Shird at email@example.com by Oct. 31, 2012.