Monthly Archives: April 2017

Grand Opening for Ooltewah ReStore – 4/21

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Join us to celebrate Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga’s expansion into the Ooltewah/Collegedale community. We are pleased to announce that our grand opening celebration for the Ooltewah ReStore will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00am April 21, 2017, and continue with refreshments, music, special sales and lots of FUN throughout our store hours during this opening weekend. We will also be raffling off a $500 Restore Gift Certificate, so be sure to stop by!  The Ooltewah ReStore is located in the Apison Crossing Center by the intersection of Apison Pike and Ooltewah- Ringgold Rd.

Service Opportunity at HFHGCA

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Construction Crew Leadership

AmeriCorps National Position (10 month service position)

 

The Construction Crew Leader serves at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area.  The Crew Leader will directly impact the increase in families served by allowing expansion of newer programs and by providing support to new construction.  This is a full-time AmeriCorps National Direct service position.  Please visit AmeriCorps.gov for more information on the AmeriCorps program.

 

Key Responsibilities

Assist in training volunteers in Neighborhood Revitalization project related areas

Organize tools and materials needed for a build day

Lead small groups of volunteers ensuring they are well engaged while on the project sites

Assist with hands on construction tasks such as site prep, framing, siding, finish work, painting and landscaping.

Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, clean up, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and Neighborhood Revitalization program, and how to become a volunteer and/or partner family.

Build and maintain relationships with volunteers

Complete the reporting and timesheet requirements of the AmeriCorps program in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.

Arrive on time and ready to serve, and promote the mission, goals and values of the AmeriCorps program.

Qualifications: Successful candidate would possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized and self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn new construction related skills
  • Commitment to the mission of the organization
  • Strong work ethic required
  • Ability to drive a light-duty pickup truck or commercial van
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required; Personal vehicle may be reqd for traveling to work locations (approved service-related mileage will be reimbursed per affiliate’s policy).
  • Ability to work Tues-Sat 7-4
  • Ability to work construction-related tasks
  • Ability to lift 35-40 lbs on a regular basis
  • Ability to climb ladders and work on uneven ground.
  • Ability to work outside in hot, humid weather as well as cold weather.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Resumes accepted through Monday, May 8 via email to office@habichatt.org

This position is located in Chattanooga, TN

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity