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.
Construction Site Manager
Interested in long term residential construction work? Would you like a position that changes lives? Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County seeks a Construction Site Manager to oversee the construction process at Habitat self-build job sites. The Construction Site Manager will coordinate all phases of construction including, but not limited to, scheduling, materials, budgeting, permits, inspections, and directing subcontractors. This position serves as an instructor and provides instruction and direction to volunteers, AmeriCorps, staff, and homebuyers as they build their homes. This individual must conduct themselfs in a professional manner by demonstrating patience and knowledge in their work while also supporting Habitat’s ongoing mission to build and maintain affordable housing for low-income families.
Habitat Store Positions
The Habitat Stores in Auburn, Bellevue, Southcenter, & Ellensburg are home improvement outlet stores that contribute to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of building affordable housing while providing a low-cost retail alternative for the public and reducing landfill waste. See current Habitat Store openings and apply via Indeed below.
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 ($16,300 total for National members serving 10.5 months)
- Housing stipend paid monthly directly to landlord ($500/month for 1st term members; $750/month for 2nd term members)
- Transportation benefit (At least 3 Habitat vehicles are available for shared AmeriCorps use or $54 per month gas mileage reimbursement for personal vehicle or public transportation)
- Members who complete a full term of service (10 ½ months) are eligible for a Segal Education Award of $6,345 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
Our affiliate serves both King and Kittitas Counties, listed below are opportunities in King County, click here to see opportunities available in Kittitas County.
Construction Crew Leader – New Construction -National AmeriCorps
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, siding, windows, painting, flooring, cabinet install, doors and trim, 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 ten other AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leaders which is sure to lead to a fun and rewarding work environment during your term of service. Repair AmeriCorps and New Construction AmeriCorps have similar job descriptions but will be assigned to either Repair or New Construction for the majority of their service term but with some overlap at times. 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 six AmeriCorps members for this position for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps year starting in August 2021.
Construction Crew Leader – Repair -National AmeriCorps
The member serving in this hands on role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that will allow us to increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our critical home repair, rehab of resale homes, aging in place projects, and smaller scale projects through Home Preservation Events.Repair projects are critical to ensuring that those who already are homeowners do not lose their homes and end up displaced and back at the beginning of the Housing Continuum.
Repair Construction Crew Leaders take on the role of performing tasks associated with the scope of work on the repair or rehab and occasionally leading volunteers and future homeowners on site when applicable. Repair projects do not engage as many large numbers of volunteers as new construction but the value of the experience getting to know the homeowners in owner occupied rehabs is impactful to the members who get to see the direct benefit of their service to the homeowner. Each project is different and has unique challenges.
No construction knowledge or experience is required for this position but a desire to learn is important. Habitat Repair Site Manager staff will be teaching you the skills you need to be successful on a daily basis. This role is geared towards a self-starter with critical problem solving skills but who can also take direction.
Repair AmeriCorps are able to see many different areas of Seattle and King County throughout their term. You’ll be working, learning, and leading alongside up to ten other AmeriCorps in various roles which is sure to lead to a fun and rewarding work environment during your term of service. Repair AmeriCorps and New Construction AmeriCorps have similar job descriptions but will be assigned to either Repair or New Construction for the majority of their service term but with some overlap at times. We view the construction crew leaders as integral to our goals of maintaining better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area.
We will be hiring up to three AmeriCorps members for this position for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps year starting in August 2021.
Community Outreach Coordinator – National – AmeriCorps
The Community Outreach Coordinator will be critical in building the bridge between our large community of individuals, groups, clubs, schools, corporations, etc., and the experience they’ll have building homes and supporting the Habitat mission, while supporting ongoing affiliate programs throughout the year with the production of Marketing materials and Event Coordination.
The position will be responsible for connecting the King County community to Habitat for Humanity primarily through our construction volunteer program. The member serving in this role will be key in developing, maintaining, and improving upon the tools used to recruit, engage, train, host, and recognize volunteers, including developing marketing and communications materials, giveaway SWAG items, event planning and management, and on-site hosting and hospitality when necessary, to ensure each group and individual has an exceptional experience.
This position will be a combination of office and site-based responsibilities. A successful candidate will be able to juggle the demands of a schedule that requires keeping information and communication clear and consistent while working from different locations throughout each week. This position is designed for someone with a Marketing and Communications background who wants to put it to work in actively engaging the community around them through the materials they create. It is for someone who feels just as comfortable on a construction site or at community events, as they do working behind the scenes in marketing and project management, to ensure successful and engaging volunteer and community events take place.
We will be hiring one AmeriCorps member for this position for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps year starting in August 2021.
We support service to community, with national & international impact, & the ability to make a difference. As an organization committed to making AmeriCorps and Peace Corps stronger, we give special consideration to former AmeriCorps Members and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.