Volunteer of the Month: Rita Tan

We wanted to take a moment today and acknowledge a very special volunteer who has been giving her time with Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County for over ten years! Originally from Chicago, Rita and her husband moved to Seattle in 2007 when her husband got a job at Microsoft. Rita had previously been […]

2019 Homeowner Impact Survey shows marked improvement in overall health, career and security

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County has released its 2019 Homeowner Impact Survey, showing the impact our organization is having on low-income families’ ability to become homeowners and how purchasing a home has improved their lives. People were asked a variety of different questions to determine how our organization improved in 2019, and have put this […]

Store Manager Wanted

Position Title: Store Manager Reports To: Director of Retail Stores The Store Manager generates revenue, meet budgets and maintains profitability objectives in support of Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County operations through the acquisition, management, and marketing of Store products. The Store Manager implements and drives programs for donation of home furnishings and improvement materials, provides […]

Assistant Store Manager

Position Title: Assistant Store Manager Reports To: Store Manager Summary: The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the overall day-to-day operations of the Habitat Store including, but not limited to, store merchandising, product placement, shipping and receiving, merchandise pickups, safety program, Volunteer management, marketing and supervision of staff. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: In partnership with […]

Repair Site Manager Wanted

Position Title: Repair Site Manager Reports To: Repair Program Manager Supervises: Construction AmeriCorps, volunteers Classification: F/T, Exempt Payscale: $40K-$55K with benefits At Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County (Habitat SKC) our vision is that everyone has a decent, affordable place to live. Habitat SKC’s Repair Program is growing and seeks to hire a skilled and motivated […]

World Habitat Day 2019!

More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would be World Habitat Day. Today we join with our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to recognizing the basic […]

Lowe’s Repairs Allow Seniors to Age in Place

A fantastic group of volunteers turned out for a productive day of repairs in late September,  helping senior homeowners with critical home repairs as part of Lowe’s Home Improvement’s Aging in Place program. The #lowesheroes team quickly got to work re-doing siding on four homes that day. One homeowner, Maria, moved into her Habitat home […]

Signing Up for a 3rd AmeriCorps Term

Belle first signed up for AmeriCorps in Delaware right before Hurricane Harvey in 2005. She was looking for a way to get involved and give back to the world. Since Belle had a background in construction, working with Habitat AmeriCorps seemed like a natural fit. Belle was signed up for AmeriCorps and months away from […]

Bike and Ride Volunteering!

Several times a year the good people at Bike & Build put together a multi-state bike trip that stops at Habitat build sites and does other volunteer work. This summer, Habitat AmeriCorps alumni Greta Tjeltveit started her trip in Jacksonville Beach Florida and biked all the way to Santa Cruz, CA. When asked how she […]

Looking Back on Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina hit the coast of Louisiana back in 2005, the nation looked on in helpless horror as the storm barreled down on the state. It was immediately obvious that this wasn’t going to be your run of the mill storm, and people here at Habitat quickly began mobilizing to help. Long-time volunteer Vince […]