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We partner with families to open doors together – whether building a house, repairing a roof, or leveraging our capabilities to provide a hand up to a neighborhood block. Our affiliate is performing at our highest level to date with over 2,600 volunteers, 208 homes built or rehabilitated, 440 homes repaired, and most importantly, 648 partner families served. Volunteers provide the hearts, hands, and voices to complete our ambitious build schedule, and this member position will support our efforts to continue engaging volunteers and our community partners in meaningful ways moving forward.
The Volunteer Services Coordination member will work together with our Volunteer Manager to steward and leverage existing community partnerships, seek new and skilled volunteers, and broaden the scope and scale of our current programs. This member would also seek partnerships with military veteran organizations to ensure that we are creating opportunities for returned soldiers to utilize their skills and talents.
|Goal1500||OutputVolunteers 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.)|
|Goal21||OutputHomes 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.)|
|Goal60||OutputTotal individuals (adults and children) will be provided housing services by this AmeriCorps member.|
|Goal7||OutputIndividuals who are veterans, active military or their family members that are included in the total number above.|
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.
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.
Member will primarily serve in an open-space office and will share space with other staff and/or AmeriCorps 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. On volunteer days, member will be on the active construction site to greet and sign in volunteers. Tools, safety gear, and an iPad will be provided.
Will a personal vehicle be required? ☐ Yes ☒ No
Some travel to various sites and homes is required. If member possesses a valid driver’s license and meets insurance requirements (must be at least 21 years of age and have no serious at-fault accidents or driving-related convictions), he or she will be able to use affiliate vehicles to travel between the Habitat Philadelphia offices and construction sites. Members will be able to easily travel to and between Habitat projects via public transportation. If a member uses a personal vehicle to travel between service sites, he or she will be reimbursed for service-related travel expenses. Public transportation utilized for service-related travel is also reimbursed per the affiliate’s reimbursement policy.
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is located in the heart of where our country was founded. The region is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity. Philadelphia is an ideal location to take advantage of all the area has to offer, including both urban activities and natural retreats. Visit the Liberty Bell and countless historical sites, stroll around the vibrant and varied neighborhoods, take a day-trip to the beach, enjoy lively restaurants and cafes, bike through Fairmount Park—the possibilities are limitless. Philadelphia has something to offer for everybody.
As Philadelphia rapidly grows and develops, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s work to preserve the rich fabric of our neighborhoods becomes increasingly important. We work to maintain homeownership opportunities and improve the quality of life for individuals and families through new home construction, home rehabilitations, home repairs, and various community projects. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s continuing growth as we strive to meet the need for affordable homeownership and repair opportunities in Philadelphia.
AmeriCorps members contribute a year of service, and in return receive a modest living stipend, a basic health insurance plan, an education award, job training, and personal and professional growth opportunities. You will leave your year of service not only with new transferable skills, but also with a sense of community that comes with no other employment opportunity.Apply Now