Builder/Construction Site Supervisor
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston has an immediate opportunity for a mission-driven individual with construction experience to work on Habitat construction sites in Boston. Working at the direction of the Construction Superintendent, the Construction Site Supervisor is responsible for planning and executing building activities on a daily basis at an assigned construction site.
- Plan and execute building activities for skilled and unskilled volunteers and future homeowners
- Work with the Construction Superintendent to create and maintain the project schedule
- Communicate with Construction Superintendent to plan volunteer days, order construction materials and equipment, and schedule subcontractors
- Train and manage Site Assistants, interns, and volunteers in basic construction tasks
- Maintain quality control of all construction practices
- Document records of site activities, personnel, and expenses as required
- Maintain a safe and orderly job site
- General knowledge of residential construction from framing to finish work
- Two years on-site residential construction experience
- Ability to simplify and teach simple construction methods -- with patience
- Ability to manage large groups of inexperienced volunteers
- Display temperament that is suitable for a construction site that is largely comprised of volunteers and ability to create a work environment that is cheerful and productive
- Ability to read and execute residential blueprints
- Habitat for Humanity or other Non-Profit experience a plus
- Commitment to the Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for low income families
Send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position at Habitat for Humanity to:
George O’Malley, Senior Director of Projects at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put your full name and “Construction Site Supervisor” in the subject line.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2016
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (HFHGB) is seeking two talented individuals to serve as AmeriCorps National Direct Construction Crew Leaders.
The Construction Crew Leaders will work with the HFHGB Construction staff to assist in the execution of all aspects of building a Habitat house, from lot clearing to final inspections and punch list. They will develop construction skills to help build Habitat homes and lead volunteer groups building Habitat homes.
- Assist in all stages of the construction process
- Lead and motivate volunteers (of all skill levels) in general construction tasks of building a Habitat home
- Conduct safety briefing and orientation for all volunteers prior to the beginning of construction on the work site
- Provide training to volunteers and prospective homeowners as applicable
- Promote partnership among all participants in the Habitat program
- Ensure workers and worksite remain safe
- Provide a positive, supportive environment at the job site
- Friendly, flexible, and enthusiastic
- Passion for Habitat's mission
- Able to work with minimal supervision
- Great interpersonal skills
- Detail oriented
- Previous experience with construction is desirable, but not required
- Experience working with volunteers is helpful but not required
- Experience leading and working in teams is preferred
Habitat AmeriCorps National Direct members commit to 10.5 months of service and receive a living allowance of approximately $12,530. In addition, HFHGB will contribute a housing stipend of $200 a month for rent and a monthly T-pass for public transportation. The position begins at the end of August.
In-service training opportunities, post-service $5,775 Education Award, personal and sick leave, health care coverage, federal loan forbearance, and childcare (if eligible).
Habitat for Humanity engages people of all ages and backgrounds in addressing community needs.
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2016 or until these AmeriCorps positions are filled by qualified candidates, whichever occurs first.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston's ReStore is looking for volunteer store clerks who will assist customers, price merchandise, organize items, and could potentially help with some light paperwork.
Volunteer ReStore Warehouse Assistants
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is looking for Warehouse Assistants are needed to receive and process donations of building materials, kitchen cabinets, furniture and appliances, as well as, keep the storage areas and loading dock organized and clean. Applicant must be able to do moderate lifting. The positions are unpaid and ideally, you would be available 1-2 times a week to help out for a 4+ hour shift. We need volunteers Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Habitat Greater Boston Internship Program is to educate its participants in all aspects of a non-profit organization including marketing, community relations, legal affairs, fundraising and management. Through practical experience, interns learn in a high-energy environment. Habitat Greater Boston interns have a wonderful opportunity to help low-income families realize their dreams of homeownership, while contributing to their community and gaining valuable management and relationship-building skills.
We hire interns periodically throughout the year. Our ideal candidates are detail-oriented, self-motivated, and dedicated to our mission of building decent, affordable homes with families. Office interns typically work in our offices in Boston's North End and perform general administrative tasks.
To apply, send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.