AmeriCorps is the Corporation for National and Community Service’s initiative to provide year-long service opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our AmeriCorps members engage volunteers and donors, provide community outreach, and build, rehab and repair affordable housing.
Habitat for Humanity International was one of the first nonprofits to become a partner when AmeriCorps was formed in 1994. Since then, more than 7,000 Habitat AmeriCorps members have performed over 12 million hours of service. They have served more than 15,000 families, engaged over 2.5 million volunteers.
Applications are accepted every year and may offer positions such as: Construction Crew Leader, Family Services Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator. Visit here to search open positions.
Benefits of Service
AmeriCorps National living stipend
Segal Education Award (upon successful completion of service)
Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan
Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
10 Personal/Sick Days
Approx. 10 Holidays (depending on service location)
What’s in it for you?
At the end of your service term, you will have recruit and/or manage hundreds of volunteers in building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes. You will participate in the completion of new homes or repairs in direct service of partner families. Additionally, you will gain enhanced skills in communication, leadership, delegation, team-building time and project management, construction and safety.
To learn more about the AmeriCorp program, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.