Job Description: Home Repair Associate


This is a Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm schedule, pay starts at $20.10/hour.

To be successful in this role applicant must be able to use and teach hand and power tools, must be able to give specific oral and written instructions, and must be able to analyze circumstances, make routine decisions and problem solve.


The Home Repair Associate will assist in the day-to-day operation of Home Repair projects. This Staff Member will be part of the Home Repair Team and will support the Project Supervisors.


1.     Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.

2.     Working in conjunction with the Home Repair Site Supervisor, purchase needed materials for Home Repair project site(s).

3.     Act as project team leader when needed or as assigned for certain Home Repair projects.

4.     Help ensure positive experiences for volunteers and AmeriCorps members while on the work sites.

5.     Help to maintain site safety by following safety practices and guidelines.

6.     Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse.

7.     Set-up and break-down group project sites.

8.     Participate in regularly scheduled Team meetings.

9.     Assist where necessary in other Construction Services activities.

10.  Perform other duties as may be assigned.


·        Commitment to the mission and values of AAHH

·        High School diploma or equivalent, preferred

·        Valid driver’s license with good driving record

·        Effective interpersonal skills with a variety of people, personalities and backgrounds

·        Able to give specific oral and written instruction and direction to individuals and groups

·        Able to analyze circumstances, make routine decisions, problem solve, and give direction regarding problem resolution

·        Able to use hand and power tools needed to complete residential construction and repair tasks and instruct others on their effective and safe use

·        Possess basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc.


The majority of the work is done outside on a construction work site. Daily exposure to dirt, dust, dampness, construction debris, extreme temperatures, construction noises, fumes and odors from construction materials will occur.

Must be able to:

  • Stand or walk for the majority of a work day, including working on uneven surfaces
  • Apply extensive physical mobility, including reaching, lifting, holding, pushing and pulling, carrying, bending, climbing stairs and ladders, crawling, kneeling, arm and leg extension
  • Regularly lift 10 – 35 pounds:  Occasionally 75 pounds or more
  • See and judge distances and space relationships
  • Independently operate motor vehicles

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Living Wage Certified, Family Forward Certified, Breastfeeding Friendly Employer, and a Drug-Free Workplace. We are committed to providing a safe workspace for all staff and volunteers. All candidates who have received an offer of employment will undergo testing for commonly abused controlled substances. All candidates also undergo sex offender screening and criminal background check. Criminal background is reviewed on a case-by-case basis considering the severity, timeframe of the offense, and applicability to the responsibilities of the open position.

To apply, fill out the application below or email your cover letter and resume to No walks-ins or phone calls, please.

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