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19-20 HFH of Greater Sacramento - National - Family Services Coord

at Habitat for Humanity

Posted: 9/17/2019
Job Reference #: 536904

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Title
19-20 HFH of Greater Sacramento - National - Family Services Coord

Posting Description
Family Services Coordinator

Family services coordinators build and maintain the pipeline of homeowner families by recruiting and educating qualified families for both homeownership and home repair opportunities. As a family services coordinator, you will recruit homeowner family applicants and serve as their point of contact as they go through the application and sweat-equity process  . You will work with a committee to select homeowner families for a variety of housing products, including new home construction, repair or rehab of existing homes, and weatherization projects. You will organize and provide educational opportunities to homeowner families and may also conduct application orientations, assist families in application completion, and build alongside families.   

Required Qualifications: 

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements

Helpful Qualifications:

• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong research skills
• Detail oriented and highly organized
• Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
• Experience working as a member of a team
• Public speaking experience
• Knowledge of community development practices
• Marketing experience

Benefits of Service:

• Living allowance minimum of  $15,570 for a full 46½ weeks of service
• Segal Education Award of $6,095 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total.
• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento 

Join the team at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento and make a difference in California's capital. Help be an integral part of Habitat providing, building and repairing homes in partnership with low-income families in need while revitalizing and benefiting the local community. Sacramento is the fastest growing major city in California and is a day trip away from both the beach and the snow. Come join us in building hope and homes. We are looking for members who have a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to the Habitat mission. Please visit our website.

What’s needed to apply? 

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section

Auto req ID
4544BR

Position Category
Volunteer Opportunity

Position Type
AmeriCorps

Geographic Location
North America

Location
Sacramento, CA