19-20 HFH in Monmouth County - National - Family Services Coordination

Family Services Coordinator

Family services coordinators build and maintain the pipeline of homeowner families by recruiting and educating qualified families for both homeownership and home repair opportunities. As a family services coordinator, you will recruit homeowner family applicants and serve as their point of contact as they go through the application and sweat-equity process . You will work with a committee to select homeowner families for a variety of housing products, including new home construction, repair or rehab of existing homes, and weatherization projects. You will organize and provide educational opportunities to homeowner families and may also conduct application orientations, assist families in application completion, and build alongside families.

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)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements

Helpful 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 written and verbal communication skills
• Strong research skills
• Detail oriented and highly organized
• Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
• Experience working as a member of a team
• Public speaking experience
• Knowledge of community development practices
• Marketing experience

Benefits of Service:

• Living allowance minimum of $13,992 for a full 46½ weeks of service
• Segal Education Award of $6,095 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total.
• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County

Make a difference at the Jersey Shore with Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County. We have been building affordable housing since 1989 and AmeriCorps members have been an integral part of how we are able to accomplish our mission. In our 30 year history, Habitat for Humanity Monmouth County has built 54 homes, served over 150 families, responded to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, and engaged thousands of volunteers. Through hands-on experience you will develop a deeper understanding of affordable housing and community development issues. You'll develop a refined skill-set while working towards a long-term, tangible solution. With the help our knowledgeable staff and dedicated long-term volunteers, you will grow as an affordable housing advocate and help us help families in need. Please visit our website.

What’s needed to apply?

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section
Location:
Freehold, NJ
State/Region:
New Jersey
Job Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type:
AmeriCorps
Travel:
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About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

 

Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.