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AmeriCorps

National and VISTA Service Positions Available

                     Join the more than 130,000 individuals who have dedicated a year

                            to fighting poverty in the United States.

 

Are you...
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 Interested in gaining experience with Habitat for Humanity?
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 An organizer, a resource-builder, a self-starter, and able to live on a budget?

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 Interested in helping improve low-income communities?

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 If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might consider joining AmeriCorps at Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County!

 National Member Position

Construction Crew Leader:

Lead volunteer teams in our construction program in both new construction builds and rehabs.  Learn and hone your construction          skills, all while developing leadership skills and impacting the future of our community. Also participate in the Neighborhood      Revitalization Initiative by leading small groups of volunteers on exterior painting, landscaping, small repairs and weatherization projects. 

Benefits

  Modest living allowance for the term of service                     Loan forbearance on qualified loans

  $5,550 education award upon completion of service            Child care benefits, if eligible

  Basic health insurance                                                                    Personal and Sick Days           

Term of Service

Full-time Tuesday through Saturday from late August 2014 thru July 2015


VISTA Member Position

ReStore Development

Develop partnerships with local businesses, churches, and organizations increasing community awareness of the affiliate’s mission            and, specifically, how the ReStore is tied to that mission.  Create marketing pieces, update social media sites, and design website              pieces to help drive traffic to the ReStore.  Promote the ReStore thru community  and affiliate events .

Benefits

  Monthly living allowance for the term of service                     Loan forbearance on qualified loans

  $5,550 education award upon completion of service            Child care benefits, if eligible

  Basic health insurance                                                                     Personal and Sick Days           

Term of Service

Full-time Monday thru Friday from late August 2014 for one full year


For more information or to Apply

Karen McLane, Volunteer Coordinator

kmclane@schenectadyhabitat.org or 518.395.3412, Ext. 3#

*Cover letter and resume required to apply

 



 

 

    

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