Jobs with Habitat

Postings for Resource Development and Construction have an open-ended application date. The position(s) will remain open until a candidate(s) is/are found that fit the following characteristics and organization needs.

Resource Development Team Members

Looking for individuals 

  • with experience in  resource development and fundraising.
  • who have been part of a resource development team and have been an integral part of raising money for an organization(s).
  • who can present requests for volunteers and money to possible community partners and funders.
  • who can recruit, manage and retain a large number of volunteers. We would like to have volunteers groups working at our rehabs and projects 4-5 days out of the week with 10 or more volunteers a day.
  • with knowledge and skills in one or more aspects of Resource Development such as: Individual Giving, Annual Giving, Direct Mail Campaigns, Major Giving, Planned Giving, Corporate Giving, Giving Clubs, Team Builds, Grants, Endowments, Church relations, Signature events,  Procurement of Gifts-in-Kind and Goods for our ReStore, Event Planning, Capital Campaigns, etc.
  • experience in communication mediums such as newsletters, direct mail, mass email, social media, website content important

Who

  • work fast in a fast-paced environment
  • have a large capacity for work and juggling different types of  projects
  • are willing to develop skills they don’t have
  • are flexible
  • take initiative and need little supervision to succeed
  • are problem solvers
  • can take a segment of fund development programming and develop it with a detailed plan
  • can work strategically
  • identify needs and can figure out how the gap can be filled

 

Lead Carpenter

Looking for individuals who

  • can insure company satisfaction through professional appearance, expert workmanship and polite communication.
  • attends company and client meetings as approved by manager
  • executes an anticipated project schedule (critical path) in advance of project commencement, adjust schedule as needed based on production realities
  • verifies and confirms material lists and purchase orders as needed to maintain an efficient schedule.
  • can, on a daily basis, inform the Manager of the progress of the project, including any concerns, problems, delays, etc.
  • supervises the activities of volunteers which include oral and written communication as needed.
  • maintains an operational inventory of necessary tools, safety equipment, equipment and perform specific activities assigned by the Manager.
  • provides training for apprentice carpenters and teach carpenters’ assistants on different tasks.
  • manages Habitat’s field activities
  • can obtain Competent Person status

Qualities

  • has 1+ years of experience in finish carpentry
  • additional 1+ years  experience in rough carpentry preferred
  • has extensive knowledge of power tools, including skill saws, miter saws and jigsaws
  • who can set up scaffold safely and correctly and be certified on aerial lifts
  • has reliable transportation to and from work and to job sites when our company vehicles are not available
  • has a willingness to work overtime or on weekends from time to time
  • has a knowledge of construction materials and techniques
  • is capable of climbing ladders and carrying at least 50 lbs.
  • works fast in a fast-paced environment
  • has a large capacity for work and managing multiple types of construction projects
  • is willing to develop skills they don’t have
  • is flexible
  • takes initiative and needs little supervision to succeed
  • is a problem solver
  • can learn to use assessment software, Healthy Home Manager

Join our team! We are looking to fill the positions listed here. Please contact our office at (989) 753-5200 ext. 500 for more information