Office

Construction Site

ReStore Volunteers

Internship Program

 

Available Positions

Office

Coordinator of Corporate Relations & Institutional Giving

Job Description:
Under the direction of the External Relations Manager, the Coordinator of Corporate Relations & Institutional Giving oversees and implements the successful growth of the corporate and institutional giving programs for Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston. We value relationship-based fundraising and impeccable customer service, and seek someone committed to building long-term partnerships with businesses, organizations, and other institutions.

The person in this role is responsible for recruiting and managing corporate participation in “group build days” (where a company pays to send a group of employees to one of our construction sites as a team-building activity) and coordinating these volunteers. This work also extends to the schools/campuses, houses of worship, and other organizations that send groups to build with us.

The Coordinator of Corporate Relations & Institutional Giving oversees fundraising from corporate foundations and assists with implementing a strategy for expanded employee giving campaigns at businesses in our service area.

This is an exciting opportunity to build on Habitat’s successful history of annual revenues ranging from $2.2 to $2.6 million and help the organization grow to achieve its goal of raising $3.5 to $4 million a year.

Position Responsibilities:
• Implement strategy for growing revenue and deepening relationships with corporate donors and institutional funders.
• Expand funds raised from churches and other houses of worship.
• Coordinate work with Habitat chapters on college campuses; support creation of new chapters.
• Assist with expansion of employee giving at Greater Boston area businesses.
• Produce sponsorship packets, solicitation requests, and stewardship materials.
• Participate in creation and implementation of a corporate relations plan that cultivates and stewards relationships with businesses and appropriately recognizes their involvement and contributions.
• Work collaboratively with the CEO and the External Relations Manager on annual American Dream Awards Breakfast, including securing corporate sponsorships.
• Ensure accurate tracking of all contacts with funders, giving histories, and other communications.
• Establish performance metrics by creating tools for measuring the effectiveness and return on investment of efforts.

Skills & Qualifications:
• At least three years experience in corporate relations, institutional fundraising, and/or employee giving. Volunteer management experience is a plus.
• Proven track record raising funds from corporations/institutions and building long-term relationships with funders.
• Solid understanding of the importance of top-notch customer service.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including exceptional writing and editing abilities.
• Ability to gather data, analyze metrics, and prepare supporting reports.
• Experience working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
• Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings or weekends.
• Commitment to Habitat for Humanity mission.
• Minimum of bachelor’s degree.

Compensation:
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Paid vacation and holidays. 100% employer-paid health, life and disability insurance.

About Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston:
• Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with low-income families who need of decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. To learn more, please visit our website at www.habitatboston.org.

To Apply:
• Send your resume and a cover letter specifically explaining why you’re interested in the position and how your experience could benefit Habitat Greater Boston.
• Your materials should be emailed to hiring@habitatboston.org. Please put your full name and “Coordinator of Corporate Relations & Institutional Giving” in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is March 25, 2015.

Construction Site

Construction Site Supervisor

Summary of Position:
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Boston seeks an enthusiastic Construction Site Supervisor to join our team. Work with experienced construction staff and manage volunteers in constructing Habitat homes in Boston.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Work with the Construction Superintendent to create and maintain the project schedule
• Plan and oversee the daily construction activities on the site, including site preparation, construction, and cleanup
• Communicate effectively to the Construction Superintendent the on-site needs for construction materials, equipment, subcontractors and volunteers
• Maintain records of site activities, personnel, and expenses as required

Requirements:
• Carpentry skills and experience
• General knowledge of construction
• Non-profit experience and dedication to helping low income families a plus
• Experience working with volunteers desirable

Current Work Sites:
Habitat Greater Boston is building homes with volunteer labor, donated materials and charitable contributions in three locations in the City of Boston. They are all new construction, townhouse-style condominiums.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to geogeomalley@habitatboston.org.

Deadline to apply is March 31, 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.