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AmeriCorps Family Services Coordinator

Service week (days/times)/Pay

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm with the occasional evenings or  weekends.
Annual gross amount $13,732. Paid in bi-weekly installments.
Education award of $5,000 after successful completion of the 1yr term.

Start dates: 8/12/19. Term end: 7/3/20

Will member engage in any of the following?

  • Disaster response
  • Neighborhood Revitalization

Will member be actively building on the construction site at least one day per week?

No

Goals

Position’s goals in relation to the project as well as the impact the project will have in the community.

The family services coordinator builds and maintains the pipeline of homeowner families by leading efforts to recruit and educate qualified families for both homeownership, neighborhood revitalization and home repair opportunities. The member serves as the point of contact for all homeowner families, as each family goes through the application and sweat-equity process. Duties can include conducting community outreach, applicant orientations, assisting families in application completion, conducting homeowner education, and building alongside families. This member moves us substantially forward in accomplishing our goals of providing more safe, affordable housing in our community.

Outputs

0 – Volunteers will be recruited and/or managed by the AmeriCorps member in the building, rehabilitation or repair of homes. (Repairs include A Brush with Kindness, weatherization, critical home repair.)

60 – Homes will be built, rehabilitated or repaired in partnership with low-income families and individuals by the AmeriCorps member and volunteers. (Repairs include A Brush with Kindness, weatherization, critical home repair.)

150 – Total individuals (adults and children) will be provided housing services by this AmeriCorps member.

0 – Individuals affected by a disaster that are included in the total number above.

5 – Individuals who are veterans, active military or their family members that are included in the  total number above.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit homeowner family applicants for traditional homeownership opportunities or for expanded housing products, such as Rock the Block neighborhood revitalization or critical home repair.
  • Coordinate existing programs to attract qualified families as needed; this may include marketing the opportunity at local business, faith communities and employers. It could also include communicating and meeting with various social service agencies.
  • Assist family services staff in responding to calls and emails inquiring about housing programs in a timely manner.
  • Conduct applicant orientations and assist families in the completion of the housing application.
  • Work with the family services supervisor to select homeowner families for a variety of housing products, including Habitat homes, critical home repair, A Brush with Kindness and weatherization projects.
    • Tasks may include preparing financial eligibility calculations and summaries for the supervisor on each applicant.
    • Assist family services staff in making follow-up, clarifying calls on homeowner applications.
  • Track sweat-equity hours and send families monthly updates.
  • Assist  staff to provide educational opportunities to homeowner families.
    • Recruit appropriate teachers and speakers as needed.
  • Become family with homeowner files to be able to answer day-to-day questions.
  • Assist family services and construction staff with collecting necessary family information to prepare for closings.
  • Work with homeowner families to plan their home dedication when necessary.
  • On occasion, member may build alongside homeowner families as they complete their sweat-equity requirements.

Required meetings, trainings and events

Minimum expectations are outlined below with the understanding that further trainings may be required, as determined by the host site, Habitat for Humanity International or the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Onsite orientation to local host.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • Habitat Learns – “Foundation of Habitat” online series.
  • Lockton safety online courses.
  • Annual sponsored blitz build – Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon.
  • National days of service:
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (required).
    • September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and AmeriCorps Week (encouraged).
  • Host site monitoring reviews and periodic check-in calls.
  • Monthly meeting with host site manager.
  • Bi-weekly meeting with direct supervisor.
  • Life After AmeriCorps training.
  • Staff, and board meetings and home dedications, as appropriate.
  • Annual staff or AmeriCorps team build day.
  • Individual and/or group professional development trainings may be made available based on budget, member interest and recommendation of the host site manager or direct supervisor.
  • Host site events (i.e. Fall Gala, Rock the Block, Golf Outing, Plant Sale, Homeowner Christmas Party, etc). Participation in these events will be in line with AmeriCorps program regulations.

Experience, knowledge and skills

Required

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps.
  • Patient, compassionate and supportive approach to client services
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation.
  • Experience working as a member of a larger team.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Knowledge of community development practices.
  • Marketing experience.

Physical requirements

  • Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • About 30 percent of this position requires outreach in the community, including visiting buildings and homes that may have stairs, as well as occasionally serving on project sites that may have uneven terrain.

Service site environment

Member will primarily serve in an open-space office and will share the area with other staff or fellow members. Each member will have a desk, computer (with email and Internet access) and a phone for service-related tasks. Shared resources include a printer, copy machine, fax machine as well as office supplies.

Will a personal vehicle be required?

Yes

Some travel is required for this position. Public transportation options are limited in our community so access to a personal vehicle is required/recommended to get to and from service, as well as any required meetings. Approved service-related mileage, beyond commuting to and from service, will be reimbursed per the affiliate’s policy.

 

Send resume to Monique at moniqueg@habitatoakland.org

AmeriCorps Volunteer Services Coordinator

Service week (days/times)/Pay

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm with the occasional evenings or weekends.
Annual gross amount $13,732. Paid in bi-weekly installments.
Education award of $5,000 after successful completion of the 1yr term.

Start dates: 8/12/19. Term end: 7/3/20

Will member engage in any of the following?

  • Disaster response
  • Neighborhood Revitalization

Will member be actively building on the construction site at least one day per week?

No

Goals

Position’s goals in relation to the project as well as the impact the project will have in the community.

The volunteer services coordinator helps recruit, train, schedule, and recognize volunteers while growing the volunteer base and advancing individual and group partnerships. The member assists with volunteer management, including orientation, maintenance of database, volunteer tracking and follow-up opportunities in construction, office work, ReStores, , family services, special events and other needs that may arise. The member may also focus on specific impact areas, such as neighborhood revitalization, veteran outreach, etc.

Outputs

2000 – Volunteers will be recruited and/or managed by the AmeriCorps member in the building, rehabilitation or     repair of homes. (Repairs include A Brush with Kindness, critical home repair.)

60 – Homes will be built, rehabilitated or repaired in partnership with low-income families and individuals by the AmeriCorps member and volunteers. (Repairs include A Brush with Kindness, , critical home repair.)

0 – Total individuals (adults and children) will be provided housing services by this AmeriCorps member.

0 – Individuals affected by a disaster that are included in the total number above.

0 – Individuals who are veterans, active military or their family members that are included in the total number above.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with volunteer management including orientations, maintenance of database, volunteer tracking and follow up for opportunities in construction, office, ReStore, deconstruction, family services and special events with other needs.
  • Work with construction staff to fulfill daily tasks needed to ensure successful volunteer build day – signing volunteers in, providing orientation and safety briefing, helping put away tools with volunteers at the end of the day, and ordering necessary volunteer supplies.
  • Develop written volunteer position or assignment descriptions, as needed.
  • Develop and implement effective recruitment messaging.
  • Visit the build site to observe and gain an understanding of tasks in which volunteers are asked to participate, occasionally building alongside volunteers.
  • Schedule and communicate affiliate need with all assigned individual volunteers and volunteer groups (ex. crew leaders, campus chapters, and Collegiate Challenge).
  • Assist in coordination of campus chapter groups and non-construction youth group projects.
  • Improve volunteer resource database through updated contact information for volunteers who can assist with specific needs.
  • Maintain communication with volunteers through a monthly volunteer e-newsletter and by updating volunteer-related areas of the affiliate website.
  • Plan and execute the annual volunteer appreciation banquet.
  • Develop new and revise old volunteer recognition tools.
  • Devise and implement volunteer experience survey, analyzing the results that follow.
  • Attend community outreach programs to promote volunteer opportunities, including events targeted at the military, veteran and senior communities. Secure and manage affiliate presence at volunteer fairs.
  • Strengthening existing and developing new partnerships with community businesses and organizations to provide in-kind donations for Collegiate Challenge, volunteer picnic and other volunteer services.

Activities involving the ReStore and fundraising are limited to no more than 10 percent of a member’s total time. Please consult with your partner engagement specialist if you have questions about allowable activities.

Required meetings, trainings and events

Minimum expectations are outlined below with the understanding that further trainings may be required, as determined by the host site, Habitat for Humanity International or the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Onsite orientation to local host.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • Habitat Learns – “Foundation of Habitat” online series.
  • Lockton safety online courses.
  • Annual sponsored blitz build – Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon.
  • National days of service:
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (required).
    • September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and AmeriCorps Week (encouraged).
  • Host site monitoring reviews and periodic check-in calls.
  • Monthly meeting with host site manager.
  • Bi-weekly meeting with direct supervisor.
  • Life After AmeriCorps training.
  • Staff and board meetings and home dedications, as appropriate.
  • Annual staff or AmeriCorps team build day.
  • Individual and/or group professional development trainings may be made available based on budget, member interest and recommendation of the host site manager or direct supervisor.
  • Host site events (Fall Gala, Rock the Block, Golf Outing, Plant Sale, Homeowner Christmas Party, etc Participation in these events will be in line with AmeriCorps program regulations.

Experience, knowledge and skills

Required

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation.
  • Experience working as a member of a larger team.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Knowledge of community development practices.
  • Project management experience.

Physical requirements

  • Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • About 50 percent of this position requires outreach in the community, including visiting buildings and homes that may have stairs, as well as occasionally serving on project sites that may have uneven terrain.

Service site environment

Member will primarily serve in an open-space office and will share the area with other staff or fellow members. Each member will have a desk, computer (with email and Internet access) and a phone for service-related tasks. Shared resources include a printer, copy machine, fax machine as well as office supplies. Member will occasionally be engaged in community build or improvement projects, such as community clean-ups, serving outside in various types of weather.

Will a personal vehicle be required?

Yes

Some travel is required for this position. Public transportation options are limited in our community so access to a personal vehicle is required/recommended to get to and from service, as well as any required meetings. Approved service-related mileage, beyond commuting to and from service, will be reimbursed per the affiliate’s policy.

 

Send resume to Monique at moniqueg@habitatoakland.org

Farmington ReStore Sales Associate/Intake

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Farmington, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for world Class Customer service.
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Farmington ReStore Cashier/Sales Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Farmington for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore, working 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employee Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist customers in checking out
  • Answer phones and customer questions
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions
  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for World Class customer service.

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Call Center Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work in our Donation Call Center.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Scheduling donations
  • Answering donor questions, relaying donor pick up times, reschedules
  • Facilitating donor acknowledgements
  • Assisting pick up drivers with any issues
  • Managing Corporate donation pickups

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be available to work weekends
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer and phone skills
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Driver Helper/Warehouse Position

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part-Time as a Driver Helper/Warehouse Associate. This is a physical position that requires the pick-up and delivery of household merchandise such as furniture, appliances and cupboards.  When not on the truck, associate will be assisting in the warehouse organizing merchandise and loading purchased goods.

Employee Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Able to load and unload merchandise routinely at multiple sites.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Ability to communicate with Management, Drivers, and Customers clearly.
  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy.
  • Stack, pad, and secure items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check.
  • Good computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading items

Send Resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Truck Driver

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part-Time as a ReStore Truck Driver.  This is a physical position that requires the pick-up, packing (safely) and delivery of household merchandise such as furniture, appliances and cupboards.

Employee Status

Part Time

General Duties

  • Load and unload all donated materials.
  • Screen for product usability.
  • Communicating with ReStore Manager regarding incoming donations.
  • Drive the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore truck.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers.
  • Answer the telephone and provide ReStore information, directions, meeting the caller’s needs.
  • Daily cleaning and organizing of the ReStore truck.
  • Good computer skills

Required Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge and experience driving a non-CDL truck.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Team building a real plus
  • Must be a good listener and be able to engage in well-considered discussions.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check and DOT physical.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Commitment to adhere and enforce all security and safety procedures.
  • Chauffeur license required.

Send Resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Waterford ReStore Cashier/Sales Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Waterford for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore, working 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist customers in checking out
  • Answer phones and customer questions
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions
  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

APPLICATIONS CAN BE FILLED OUT AT OUR PONTIAC RESTORE LOCATION ON THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

150 OSMUN, PONTIAC

Waterford ReStore Sales Associate/Intake

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Waterford, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for world Class Customer service.
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

APPLICATIONS CAN BE FILLED OUT AT OUR PONTIAC RESTORE LOCATION ON THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

150 OSMUN, PONTIAC