AmeriCorps Position: 2020-2021
Our AmeriCorps members play an important role in providing leadership on our project sites, engaging volunteers to become champions for our mission, and creating new tools and systems to build capacity. During a year of service with Asheville Habitat, you’ll gain insight into a non-profit organization and receive hands-on experience in leadership, team building, public speaking, and community development. In your off hours, hike and bike the mountains of western North Carolina, or paddle the variety of rivers located in the southeastern part of the United States. You can even enjoy a thriving Asheville music scene. Come join the Asheville Habitat family and help us provide affordable housing in the city of Asheville and Buncombe County!
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Construction Crew Leader
Construction crew leaders play an integral part in building and repairing more homes, leading to better neighborhoods and communities. As a construction crew leader, you will lead and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. Using volunteer management techniques, you will manage volunteers and homeowner families as they assist in the building of new homes and/or repairing existing homes or completing weatherization projects. Together, you will perform hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. To learn more about this AmeriCorps position and apply, click here.