Habitat Wake Is Hiring Americorps

May 18, 2017

Habitat Wake is currently seeking AmeriCorps members to join our team! There are currently 12 open positions in the following areas: Construction, Family Services, Neighborhood Engagement, and ReStore (retail operations). Applicants must apply individually based on their preference of service and position. Participants are required to be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States, be 18 years or older, and consent to a three-step criminal history process.
Since 1985, more than 1,100 hardworking families have partnered with Habitat Wake to build and purchase safe, affordable homes, or complete much needed exterior repairs to older homes. We currently have 12 AmeriCorps alumni on staff. We recognize the value and impact of serving, and are looking for new AmeriCorps members to help us meet the growing need for affordable housing in Wake County.
Listed below are the current positions we are recruiting for:·         Construction Dept. / Construction Crew Leader (9 National Member positions) ·         Family Services Dept. / Family Services Coordination - (1 National Member position) ·         Neighborhood Engagement Dept. / Family Services Development - (1 VISTA position) ·         ReStore Dept. / Retore Development (1 VISTA position)
Benefits include:
• Living allowance up to $12,630 for a full 46.5 weeks of service
• $5,815 Segal Education Award (Valid for seven years upon completion of service. Must be used to repay
qualified student loans or for future education at eligible schools.)
• Possible forbearance of qualified student loans. (Accrued interest on qualified loans is eligible for payment by
the National Service Trust.)
• Eligibility for enrollment in Affordable Care Act compliant health plan
• Personal and sick days - Approximately 10 days total
• Worker’s compensation
• Childcare benefits (Eligibility may vary. For details, visit www.americorpschildcare.com)
• Member Assistance Program offering supportive services, including counseling and financial planning
• Membership to Habitat AmeriCorps Alumni Association upon completion of service
• Housing allowance, paid directly to landlord ($250/month for first-year members,
$400/month for second-year members)
• Eligibility for paid Global Village service trip to Honduras, Malawi or Cambodia
• Habitat Wake t-shirts/sweatshirts/hardhat, to be worn daily on site

To learn more about each position and to apply, please visit - http://www.habitatwake.org/about-us/jobs/ To learn more about the AmeriCorps and VISTA Programs, please visit: https://www.habitat.org/volunteer/long-term-opportunities/americorps/about