- Attend our next volunteer orientation on July 19th at 10am
- Attend a free HabiTour at the Canon Perdido site on Wednesday, July 23rd at 5pm
- Donate and support construciton of the Canon Perdido Affordable Homes
AmeriCorps Position with Habitat for Humanity SSBC
We are accepting applications for a 2014-2015 AmeriCorp position. The AmeriCorps member will serve with Habitat in following roles: Construction Crew Leader; Family Selection; Volunteer recruitment; and Neighborhood Revitalization Coordinator.
AmeriCorps members are expected to commit up to 11 months.The position starts in August or September for approximately 40 hours per week. To learn more, visit www.nationalservice.gov
How do I apply?
Applicants submit an application to both Habitat and AmeriCorps. Please email a cover letter and resume to Rose at email@example.com. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Acceptance into the program is subject to official approval, background check, and applicant approval from Habitat for Humanity International. The application can be accessed here.
New CEO, Jon Peterson
After 11 years of service with Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County, Joyce McCullough has retired as Executive Director. Habitat for Humanity SSBC's board of directors unanimously selected Jon Peterson to step into the leadership role as CEO, effective July 1, 2014. Jon comes with great experience having worked with Habitat for Humanity affiliates for over 8 years, the last 5 here in Santa Barbara. Jon previously served as the Associate Executive Director and worked closely with Joyce on the San Pascual and Canon Perdido Affordable Homes projects. Please join us in thanking Joyce for her years of service to the organization and welcoming Jon into his new position.
We have raised more than 85% of the funds needed to build the homes. We intend to raise $550,000 over the next six months to successfully complete this project. Will you help us?
Consider joining the Carpenter's Club and pledge regular financial support to help build a home for a low-income family. Your gift will have a substantial and immediate impact on a local family:
$25/month: buys a front door to welcome a family home.
$50/month: buys Insulation to keep a family warm.
$100/month: buys high-quality flooring and carpeting for a family.
$250/month: buys kitchen and bathroom cabinets for a family of 5.
$500/month: buys a roof over a family's head.
We are 75% complete with construction on the Canon Perdido Affordable homes. Volunteers have completed framing all of the buildings and are currently in the middle of painting and installing siding in the coming weeks.
On the eastside of Santa Barbara, Habitat for Humanity is currently building 12 new affordable townhomes for local, low-income families. To learn more about this important project please click here.
Volunteers are needed every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at the Canon Perdido build site. Sign up to volunteer online or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at Rose@sbhabitat.org.
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