- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Habitat is Hiring a Construction Manager
The Construction Manager will develops and implement construction plans as well as coordinate building activities for the affiliate in accordance with Habitat for Humanity’s mission and standard of excellence. This position will oversee the construction process from permits through Certificate of Occupancy, incorporating volunteer labor, professional sub-contractors and donations. This position will also play a critical role in other program areas including A Brush with Kindness, and maintenance and repairs. The full job description and qualifications can be found here.
To apply please send cover letter and resume by email, no phone calls please. Deadline to apply: August 15th, 2014.
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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