Habitat SKC is Seeking a Social Media Contractor

Reports To: Chief Development Officer Employment Status: Contract/ Part-Time Work Schedule: 20+ hours a week Social Media Contractor We are looking for a motivated Social Media Contractor. This is a part-time position. It reports directly to the Chief Development Officer. The Social Media Contractor will assist in all areas of marketing to include, but not […]

Habitat is Seeking a Repair Project Superintendent (Kittitas County)

Reports To: Repair Program Manager Employment Status: Full Time Pay Scale: Level E Work Schedule: 40 hours per week Tue – Sat The Repair Project Superintendent facilitates the process of owner-occupied repair projects, from project feasibility and budget development, to execution and completion of work. Completion of repair work will involve both hands on and […]

La Fortuna, Habitat for Humanity’s New Eco-Friendly Project in Renton, Breaks Ground

King County Councilmember (District 5) Dave Upthegrove joined Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County and U.S Bank to celebrate the groundbreaking of a brand-new eco-friendly Habitat neighborhood – La Fortuna – in Renton. The event on September 23 was a scaled-down version of Habitat’s typical project groundbreakings, in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Other […]

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 […]