HFH Seminole/Apopka Counties - National - Family Services Coordinator

Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County & Greater Apopka, Florida, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County and Greater Apopka, Florida is located in Central Florida and is within 30 miles to major attractions and area beaches. Serve, learn, lead and explore in beautiful Central Florida. Our AmeriCorps members play an integral role in providing leadership on our project sites, engaging volunteers to become champions for our mission, and creating new tools and systems to build capacity. Our members are the ambassadors of Habitat Seminole-Apopka, interacting with over 500 volunteers, partner families and community stakeholders. During a year of service with Habitat Seminole-Apopka AmeriCorps members gain insight to the inner workings of a non-profit organization and gain hands on experience in leadership, public speaking and community development.

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Volunteer Services Coordinator

As a Family Services Coordinator, you will build and maintain the pipeline of homeowner families by leading the efforts to recruit qualified families for both homeownership and home repair opportunities, educate the families about program requirements and the homeownership process, and monitor and track the completion of sweat equity hours. This member will be the point of contact for all homeowner families and mentors as each family goes through the process, including helping the family plan their new house dedication service. This member position is designed to move us substantially forward in accomplishing the affiliate’s goals of providing more affordable, decent homes for our community.

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 and ability to meet host site's insurance requirements
• Personal vehicle
• Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel)

Helpful Qualifications:

• Public speaking experience
• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience
• Project management experience
• Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
• About 30% of this position requires outreach in the community, including visiting buildings and homes that may have stairs.

Benefits of Service:

• AmeriCorps National living allowance of $13,732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)
Segal Education Award of $5,920 (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 recruited and/or managed 100 volunteers in the building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes. These efforts will result in 50 individuals (adults and children) being provided housing services, including 4 who are veterans, active military, or their family members.

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:
Casselberry, FL
State/Region:
Florida
Job Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type:
AmeriCorps
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