SBP AmeriCorps Construction Project Lead
About the organization
SBP is a national nonprofit dedicated to shrinking the time between disaster and recovery. Since 2006, we have rebuilt over 3000 homes and developed affordable housing for people impacted by natural disasters. With the dedication and passion of our staff, AmeriCorps members, and volunteers, we help community members return home to safe, sanitary, and secure conditions.
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 Project Leads during the course of volunteer-driven rebuild projects. Project Leads will also continue construction progress on site during times with low volunteer engagement. During their AmeriCorps term, 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!
Maintain a clean, safe and organized project site, even in the absence of volunteers on site.
Ensure that each phase of construction is being completed on schedule and highest quality possible
Ensure that work is of the highest quality.
Interact effectively and positively with other team members.
Ability to perform strenuous, physical labor in different climates, over long periods of time.
Actively participate in construction projects.
Supervise and participate in construction activities alongside volunteers.
Provide effective training and constructive feedback to volunteers who are completing insulation, drywall, mudding, painting, flooring, trim, doors and other phases of construction.
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.
Ability to commit to serving full time Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm and an average of 2 Saturdays a month
$1600/month, $6345 Education Award
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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