Construction Site

ReStore Volunteers

Internship Program

 

Available Positions

Construction Site

Construction Site Supervisor

Summary of Position:
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston seeks 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.

Primary Responsibilities:
• 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, and 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

Preferred Qualifications:
• 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

To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position at Habitat for Humanity to:
George O'Malley, Director of Projects at: georgeomalley@habitatboston.org
and Gerry Patton, Construction Superintendent at: gerrypatton@habitatboston.org

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015


Construction Site Assistant

Summary of Position:
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston seeks a dedicated mission-driven individual with interest in construction to assist the Construction Site Supervisor in building homes for low-income families.  If you like working outside, we're looking for someone who enjoys working with people and can contribute to a cheerful and productive worksite while managing groups of volunteers in various construction activities. Actual construction experience is not required, but familiarity with power tools, carpentry and general construction practices is a plus.  Experience working with nonprofit organizations is helpful, particularly experience in the AmeriCorps program.  This is a full-time position.

To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position at Habitat for Humanity to:
George O'Malley, Director of Projects at: georgeomalley@habitatboston.org
and Gerry Patton, Construction Superintendent at: gerrypatton@habitatboston.org

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

ReStore Volunteers

Store Clerks

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston 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 volunteers@habitatboston.org.

Internship Program

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 the North End and perform general administrative tasks.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to volunteers@habitatboston.org.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.