Greater Fox Cities Area HFH - National - Construction Crew Leader

Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity

Learn more about transforming communities by improving lives in the heart of Wisconsin. Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity has served over 1,000 families since its beginning in 1993 through its Homebuyer, Home Repair, Almost Home, Bridge to Better, Global Homebuilding and Rock the Block programs. Members will experience a vibrant, young professional community home to a thriving arts culture and music scene. Outdoorsy members can spend their free time out on the lake in summer and on the slopes come winter. Networking and training opportunities are in abundance at this affiliate, and members will find that Fox Cities offers more than they could have imagined. For more information about Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity, please visit our website.

Construction Crew Leader

As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Your primary responsibility will be to assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping and clean up. Additionally, you will lead small groups of volunteers, providing them with on-site orientations and safety talks and ensuring that they are well-employed while on work sites. On occasion, you may participate in larger community projects or affiliate events.

Please Note: while construction experience is helpful, it is not required.

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
• 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:

• Experience with power tools
• Ability (or willingness to learn) to drive large pick-up trucks
• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience

Benefits of Service:

• AmeriCorps National living allowance of $12,630 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)
Segal Education Award of $5,815 (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 have helped us complete 18 new homes and 90 Rock the Block and Home Repair projects, and as a result, serve 108 families. In addition, you will have recruited and/or managed 100 volunteers in the building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes.

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:
Menasha, WI
State/Region:
Wisconsin
Job Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type:
AmeriCorps
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