Job Opportunities

Please see below for details about the following positions we have open:


Neighborhood Revitalization Coordinator


Reports to:

Program Director


Overall Responsibility:

Work with the Greater Duval Neighborhood Association (GDNA), stakeholders and civic leaders to support affordable housing and the Alachua Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization (NR) program which promotes community empowerment, homeownership, critical home repair, home preservation and community service.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support and attend monthly GDNA resident and agency collaborators meetings
  • Engage community leaders, stakeholders, and residents in focus neighborhood
  • Communicate/coordinate with Family Services Director regarding potential and ongoing NR projects
  • Manage volunteers and interns in projects associated with Habitat efforts in the NR community
  • Evaluate potential repair projects. Assess need, scope of work, estimated cost and funding sources
  • Foster relationships with other agencies involved in NR efforts within focus neighborhood
  • Coordinate Critical Home Repair (CHR) and A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) projects
  • Recruit and generate support networks for program participants
  • Set up and manage systems to share information across divisions about outreach work
  • Develop and utilize surveys to gauge impact of services rendered
  • Work with constituent partners to create, develop, and perform volunteer work, financial sponsorships, and volunteer events
  • Develop financial monthly workshops in NR community
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience in community outreach, organizing and/or community engagement
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Construction background is a plus
  • Ability to bring together and communicate effectively with diverse community stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated individuals with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Minimum of three years relevant work experience, preferably in a non-profit
  • Some evenings and weekends required
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record

Time commitment:

Full-time, 40 hours per week


Compensation:

$35,000 per year + benefits


To apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and list of references to jcarter@alachuahabitat.org by Friday, May 19


Build Site Supervisors


Reports to:

Construction Director


Responsibilities:

  • Supervises overall construction activity on volunteer build days in accordance with Alachua Habitat for Humanity plans, specifications, and quality requirements
  • Provides adequate supervision and training of volunteers on the job site on designated work days, including:
    • holding an initial meeting with volunteers at the beginning of the work day to discuss the plan for the day
    • assigning the appropriate number of volunteers to each task
    • hands-on training of unskilled volunteers
    • clean-up and re-organizing storage trailer at the end of each work day
  • Understands elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure volunteers have a consistently good experience thus motivating them to return
  • Evaluates and implements good safety practices and constantly stresses the same with volunteers
  • Accountable for security of the job site
  • Ensures communications to volunteers are accurate and timely
  • Inspects each phase of work to determine acceptable quality
  • Treats Habitat homeowners and volunteers with respect and dignity. Strives to make construction involvement meaningful
  • Reports daily progress to Construction Director
  • Works closely with Construction department staff to ensure materials and services needs are provided in a timely manner to the job sites
  • Meets long and short term goals established with the Construction Director
  • Accountable for the job until 100% complete and sold to the homeowner
  • Supervises warranty issues and repairs

Required qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in all phases of residential construction, especially craftmanship, painting, and carpentry skills
  • Organizational skills and experience managing construction projects
  • Adequate communication and leadership skills to instruct unskilled volunteers in construction methods
  • Skill and ability to communicate via email to convey essential site issues as necessary
  • Experience in inspecting and developing work write-ups for permit and budgeting purposes
  • Ability to work 1 - 3 days per week (1 of those days preferably Saturdays)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Team building experience
  • Incorporated or Limited Liability Corporation with General Liability and Workers Compensation Insurance (or Notice of Election to be Exempt)


Pay rate:

Terms to be negotiated


To apply:

Contact Chris Fillie, Construction Director

cfillie@alachuahabitat.org

352-871-7707 (cell)

352-363-6497 (office)