Construction Project Lead


About the organization

SBP (St. Bernard Project) mission is to shrink the time between disaster and recovery. In SBP Puerto Rico we are focus on rebuilding homes after Hurricane Maria.

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Construction Project Leads implement the construction efforts on clients’ homes and oversee groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers in rebuilding projects. They serve both independently and with other Construction Project Leads during the course of volunteer-driven rebuild projects. Construction Project Leads will also continue construction progress on-site during times with low volunteer engagement. During their AmeriCorps term, Construction Project Leads will be expected to oversee the rebuilding of 3-4 homes.

Applicants for this position do not need any prior construction experience. As long as you are willing to learn, are adaptive to change, and are excited to serve as part of a team that will lead a diverse array of volunteer groups, we encourage you to apply!

Essential Functions:

Maintain a clean, safe and organized project site.
Ensure that each phase of construction is being completed on schedule and highest quality possible
Communicate daily and weekly goals to volunteers.
Provide effective training and constructive feedback to volunteers who are completing insulation, drywall, mudding, painting, flooring, trim, doors and other phases of construction.
Maintain a professional and positive attitude when coordinating volunteers and interacting with team members
Serve as a liaison between the homeowner and volunteers.


Be at least 17 years of age or older.
Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
Proficiency in Spanish and English at an intermediate level or higher.
Reliable transportation.
Able to do remote service (laptop/PC/tablet with an Internet connection)


1,399.00 monthly

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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