Current Job Openings
Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Major Gifts Officer
The Major Gifts Officer supports the Resource Development fundraising department’s goal of increasing revenue and enhancing the overall donor experience and donor buy-in to Habitat’s mission, ultimately allowing us to serve more families. The new Major Gift Officer will join a successful fundraising team and will play a critical role in helping Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County reach new heights.
Under the general direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Major Gift Officer (MGO) is responsible for qualifying, cultivating and soliciting gifts from individual donors. This is a new position that has been created to grow our Major Gift program by focusing specifically on engaging with and soliciting individual donors. The MGO will work to build relationships that result in increased funding and longstanding donor relationships with Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County. The successful candidate will enjoy meeting face-to-face with donors to share this exciting work and to solicit, close and steward their financial support.
This position will perform a variety of functions that ensure a positive donor experience and supports the affiliate’s fundraising goals. Development programming includes: fundraisers (e.g., annual luncheon, GiveBIG), mailings and appeals, special events, and large build events (e.g., Women Build, Corporate Builds, Interfaith Build). Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.
Store Associate – Part Time (All Stores)
This position contributes to Habitat for Humanity’s fundraising and mission of building affordable housing by providing legendary customer service to all customers shopping our Retail Stores. This job creates a great experience for our customers, donors, and volunteers by providing them with prompt service, helpful information, and maintaining a safe environment. Retail experience recommended. Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.
Available AmeriCorps Positions
AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. This is a federally funded program that allows you a way to serve your country through direct service. Please note these AmeriCorps positions are not considered employment but are considered a term of service. Our Habitat affiliate provides members with:
- Hands-on career/professional experience at a nationally recognized non-profit that puts low income families in affordable homes through the homeownership model
- Living stipend paid out on monthly basis ($15,850 total for National members serving 10.5 months; $21,622 total for VISTA members serving 1 year)
- Housing stipend paid monthly directly to landlord ($500/month for 1st term members; $750/month for 2nd term members)
- Transportation benefit (Habitat vehicle usage and carpool; gas mileage or public transportation reimbursement)
- Members who complete a full term of service (10 ½ months) are eligible for a Segal Education Award of $6,195 to be used to pay off student loans or go back to college
- The AmeriCorps program will also pay off the interest that is accrued from your loan deferment during your term of service)
- Members also receive a health plan at no cost and are potentially eligible for food stamps
Construction Crew Leader/ Volunteer Services Coordinator
The Community Engagement Construction Liaison will be critical in building the bridge between our volunteer individuals and groups, and the onsite experience they’ll have building homes and supporting the Habitat mission.
The position will be responsible for connecting the King County community to Habitat for Humanity through our construction volunteer program. The member serving in this role will be responsible for the entire cycle of their assigned build site’s volunteer management, including communication and logistical coordination prior to the volunteer day, on-site hosting and hospitality, volunteer appreciation, surveys, and other information to ensure each group and individual had an exceptional experience.
Please see the full Job Description for details and info on qualifications. Join our growing team to make an impact for homeowners in our community! Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.
* If you were initially interested in the Volunteer Services Coordination position listed below we encourage you to also consider this hybrid role due to the fact that we are only hiring one Volunteer Coordinator position and it is typically highly sought after. The hybrid role is a great alternative that allows you to work closely with volunteers on the front end and engage with them during their actual volunteer experience on site.
Construction Crew Leader
The member serving in this hands on role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that will give the necessary boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our construction projects. Our affiliate has a current goal of completing 150 homes in 5 years, join us as we take on the challenge! Construction Crew Leaders take on the role of leading volunteers and future homeowners on site in all sorts of construction activities including but not limited to framing, roofing, siding, window installation, painting, trim installation, flooring, cabinet install, door install, landscaping, etc. No construction knowledge or experience is required for this position, we look forward to the opportunity to teach you how to build a house even if you’ve never picked up a hammer in your life! Habitat Construction Site Manage staff will be teaching you the skills you need to effectively lead volunteers on a daily basis. You’ll be working, learning, and leading alongside up to 9 other AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leaders which is sure to lead to a fun and rewarding work environment during your term of service. We welcome our construction AmeriCorps to join us in various community events which will encourage community members to get involved as volunteers on our worksites or to apply to be family partners. We view the construction crew leaders as integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area.
We will be hiring up to ten AmeriCorps members for this position for the 2020-2021 AmeriCorps year. Click here for more information on the position. Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.
Project Development VISTA
This Resource Development VISTA, known at the Marketing & Communications Specialist internally, under the guidance of the Resource Development, Community Engagement and Store Teams, will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing an affiliate wide Public Relations program to support all affiliate initiatives and the strategic plan. More specifically, this VISTA member will develop a social media marketing plan, a website enhancement and maintenance plan, a regular Habitat newsletter and an enhanced shareable digital photograph system. This position will focus on improving and creating systems that will increase followership and interactions that our organization has with the general public. Through the support of this VISTA member, we are looking to reach more applicants for our homeownership and neighborhood revitalization program, as well as more donors and volunteers to support those programs. This position would greatly increase the impact that our affiliate has at furthering our mission through interacting with the public on multiple levels. VISTA positions are considered ‘indirect service’ to build affiliate capacity and sustainable solutions.
We will be hiring one AmeriCorps member for this position for the 2020-2021 AmeriCorps year. View the Job Description. Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.
Volunteer Services Coordination National AmeriCorps
This position is designed for a creative, energetic individual who is interested in catalyzing community participation in affordable housing. The Volunteer Services Coordinator ensures engagement projects are strategic and best practices are used across Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County (HfHSKC) in volunteer recruitment, retention, recognition and evaluation. The position will be responsible for deepening existing relationships and establishing new ones by engaging individuals and groups in volunteerism, learning opportunities, community forums and other related activities. The position will track and maintain information on HfHSKC volunteers. The Volunteer Services Coordinator will be performing three main functions. First, they will ensure there are enough volunteers and supervision from the Crew Leaders for each build day. Second, they will help to grow the volunteer department. The member will collect detailed information on who is and who is not volunteering. This helps the affiliate to apply for additional grants as well as helps us to build upon what we do well and reach out to who is not volunteering. Third, they will be one of the front line faces to advance our partnerships with youth and youth groups.
We will be hiring only one AmeriCorps members for this position for the 2020-2021 AmeriCorps year. View the Job Description. Please include resume and cover letter when applying for this position.