Construction Crew Leader - 2021-22
Company: Habitat for Humanity
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Construction Crew Leader
Tentative start - July 2021
For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a
community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your
future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great
opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while
building your own knowledge and skillset.
AmeriCorps National members serve the community in direct service
and capacity building activities.
What will you do?
The construction crew leader plays an integral part in building and
repairing homes. Lead groups of skills and unskilled volunteers and
homeowner families in construction activities while maintaining a
safe, efficient work environment, thus, developing and enhancing
your volunteer management and construction skills.
- Typically serve Tuesday - Saturday on the build site.
- Assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks
including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing,
insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and
- Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, critical
home repair and weatherization projects.
- Lead small groups of volunteers and facilitate safe and
positive experiences for everyone working on site.
- Maintain site safety by adhering to Habitat construction safety
policies, modeling best practices and guidelines, volunteer
education and site monitoring.
This position will focus on home construction and home repair
aspects of Habitat affiliate operations.
Where will you serve?
Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity works in three counties, west of
Denver, CO. The mountain communities we serve are situated within
the front range of the Rocky Mountains, offering much to residents
and visitors alike. Housing costs continue to increase here, making
a home purchase out of reach for many individuals and families.
Blue Spruce Habitat serves community members in the 35%-80% AMI,
and through our partnering with them, they're able to achieve their
dream of home ownership.
Currently, we are building two single family homes in the rural
mountain Town of Empire in historic Clear Creek County. Upon
completion, we'll continue with two more homes in Empire, and begin
8 townhomes in Idaho Springs. Every new home creates long range
opportunities for families to thrive, obtain greater financial
stability and further become part of this great mountain area.
Benefits of AmeriCorps service
- Living allowance $16,300 for approximately 10 months of
- Segal Education Award of $6,345, upon successful completion of
- Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance
- Personal and medical leave - approximately 10 days
- Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student
- Child care benefits, if you qualify.
- Worker's compensation insurance.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent
resident at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or
- Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and
activities of Habitat for Humanity International and
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
- Strong verbal communication skills.
- Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group
- Experience working as a member of a team.
- Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word
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