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There are no employment positions open at this time. However, we encourage those interested to check this page frequently for future openings. In the meantime, if you’d like to get involved, we encourage you to look at our volunteer opportunities.

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Director of Communications

Supervisor: VP of Resource Development

Status: Full-time / Exempt

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, retirement and other benefits

Summary:

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East currently mobilizes over 6,000 volunteers and has an operating budget of over $11 million. We are seeking a highly motivated Director of Communications who is strategic, creative and savvy to help elevate our brand to new heights, resulting in exceptional levels of community engagement and awareness of Habitat’s work.

The Director of Communications is responsible for developing and implementing the affiliate’s annual communication plan. Reporting to the VP of Resource Development, the Director of Communications will ensure that the department’s efforts are directly in-line with helping to fulfill the organization’s five-year strategic plan. The Director of Communications will supervise a Digital Media Coordinator/Graphic Designer and will work as part of the Resource Team.  Communications is primarily responsible to raise local awareness of Habitat for Humanity to have a considerable impact on fundraising outcomes and volunteer engagement.

Key Responsibilities:          

  • Develop, lead and manage comprehensive communication strategy for the organization
  • Serve as the Editor-in-chief for the organization to include being the primary writer for the organization, implementing writing and messaging guides and ensuring that all products are in compliance with our visual brand
  • Provide support to the development team to enhance annual fundraising efforts by bringing together online/email solicitations with direct mail, event and general fundraising
  • Identify creative content marketing and social media campaigns that enhance the work of the resources team (volunteer, fundraising and communications departments) to engage the community and increase donations
  • Build a grassroots advocacy program that will educate and motivate constituents to become advocates
  • Represent the organization to the public and prepare staff and board members to take on this role as well
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential media partners to include solicitation of advertising space, printing, signage, etc.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with journalists, editors, bloggers, etc. to ensure a successful and dynamic public relations program
  • Supervise and support the Digital Media Coordinator/Graphic Design position to ensure that the visual brand and overall communication work is focused and effective.
  • Manage the digital strategy of the affiliate, analyze data through online tools and continually monitor activity based on response
  • Work with neighboring Habitat ReStore’s marketing team in a collaborative way

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years in marketing related field and a Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Background in brand management
  • Creative thinker with ability to analyze results
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Strong writing ability with working knowledge of AP Stylebook guidelines

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics, other online measuring methods, and e-communications software
  • Working knowledge of Word Press, Social Media and Social Media Analytic Tools
  • Non-profit experience
  • Up-to-date with current digital marketing trends
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Application Packets must include:

  1. A complete resume, including dates of employment.
  2. The names and contact information for three references.
  3. A cover letter including answers to the following questions:
  • How have the personal and professional experiences you have had in your life prepared you and directed you to apply for this position?
  • How did you hear about this position?

 

To apply, submit the above information to: Ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “HFH – Director of Communications” in the subject by July 15, 2016.

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer.

Construction Project Manager

Department: Construction

Reports to: Director of Construction

Status: Full-time/Exempt

Compensation:  Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package: medical, dental, vision and alternative care coverage; vacation and sick leave; holidays; flexible spending accounts; and retirement plan

Summary: 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement and top private home builder in the country.  By providing affordable housing, home repairs, skilled construction training, financial education, and volunteer opportunities, the organization has transformed millions of lives, helped stabilize communities and fostered economic vitality in the region. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful 35-year-old organization to new heights.  The activities of this leadership position include: developing and managing project budgets, establishing schedules for project phases, administering procurement process of subcontractors and suppliers and implementing Habitat’s home warranty program. The position will be responsible for supporting 2-3 multifamily condomium projects including about 30 homes annually.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop project pro formas and detailed budgets and manages project costs
  • Prepare material take-offs from construction drawings and specifications
  • Facilitate requests for proposals and proposal evaluation for subcontracted work
  • Work with local and national suppliers to procure materials and equipment, including in-kind donations
  • Monitor construction responsibilities and information for grant compliance
  • Prepare purchase orders and contracts
  • Develop and coordinate project schedules and maintain process for project team adherence and accountability to timelines
  • Manage subcontractor scheduling in coordination with field staff on multiple sites
  • Code invoices to appropriate projects and activities
  • Manage Construction Warranty process on all homes sold including coordination with Homeownership Program department to schedule warranty work and ensure 1 year inspections are implemented and tracked
  • Assist the Director of Construction in processing land use applications and facilitates the issuance of building permits

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction/real estate development, real estate finance, or planning. At least 3 years’ experience in construction project management
  • Experience with construction scheduling software preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Administration, or equivalent
  • Experience in developing housing projects within deadline and budget from start to finish.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Excel at multi-tasking with various projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must
  • Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat
  • Understanding of sustainable building techniques preferred

 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Ramona Reule at Ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org by June 24, 2016.

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.  Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer. 

Assistant Site Supervisor

Department: Construction

Reports to: Director of Construction

Status: Temporary/Part-time/Non-Exempt

Compensation: $15-$18/hour. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience

Summary: 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement and top private home builder in the country.  By providing affordable housing, home repairs, skilled construction training, financial education, and volunteer opportunities, the organization has transformed millions of lives, helped stabilize communities and fostered economic vitality in the region.  Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful 35-year-old organization to new heights.  The position will be responsible for supporting the organization’s goal of building 25 homes next year.

Key Responsibilities:

Volunteers and Partner Homeowners:

  • Lead crews of volunteers in building homes
  • Ensure appropriate safety practices at all times
  • Teach needed skills to new volunteers
  • Conduct regular quality control inspections
  • Assist in the training of AmeriCorps crew members and volunteers
  • Understand elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure that volunteers have a consistently positive, encouraging environment, motivating them to return
  • Ensure that communication to volunteers and partner homeowners is respectful, accurate and timely
  • Assist in identifying volunteer jobs/needs not currently filled and satisfies needs with appropriate volunteers

 

Construction:

  • Perform all hands-on construction tasks as directed by the Director or Construction and/or Site Supervisor
  • “Fix” any construction task performed below acceptable standards by volunteers
  • Suggest potential advantageous building practices and material cost savings opportunities to Director of Construction/Site Supervisor as identified
  • Assist in the supervision of all site preparation and layout
  • Assist in the supervision of job sites on each designated workday and work to ensure construction is accomplished in accordance with approved permits and plans
  • Assist in training volunteers and partner families about construction tasks and appropriate safety measures
  • Perform all homeowner warranty complaints and repairs

 

Other Duties as Assigned by the Director of Construction/Site Supervisor

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years experience in the construction/contracting business, especially as a carpenter or framer
  • Ability to effectively work with, manage and lead volunteers
  • Excel at multi-tasking with various projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must
  • Excellent oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.  Work will require climbing ladders, considerable standing, bending, kneeling and reaching in awkward and tiring positions and during all kinds of weather conditions
  • Able to work varied days (including Saturdays)

 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Ramona Reule at Ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org.  Open until filled.

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.  Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer. 

ReStore Associate

Department: ReStore

Reports To: Washington County ReStore Manager

Status: Temporary/Part-Time/Non-Exempt

Summary:

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets take donated new and used building materials, furniture, appliances, lighting fixtures and other home goods, then sell them to raise money for Habitat home-building projects while keeping tons of reusable materials out of area landfills.

If you are highly motivated, have retail experience, wish to live in a fun, vibrant and green city this is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing team!

Key Responsibilities

  • Train volunteers to complete ReStore tasks and support with reviews and follow-up
  • Greet donors and inspect donations; accept items that meet our guidelines and decline those that do not
  • Clean and price donations; place priced items on the sales floor
  • Clean and organize all store and receiving areas, including break and rest rooms, and outdoor areas
  • Greet and assist customers in the store, including loading, measuring and answering questions
  • Cashier and manage opening and closing of store

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Work as a team with staff and volunteers, following the lead and direction of senior staff
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Manage time well, such as timely arrival for shift, reporting hours, taking appropriate breaks, and managing donation flow urgency
  • Use tools and equipment, such as a forklift, pallet jacks and dollies to move donations
  • Follow and enforce safety requirements with other staff and volunteers
  • Master communication tools, such as telephone, email and 2-way radio
  • Adapt to a changing work environment; learn new operations skills as program develops
  • Dress appropriately, have a neat appearance and wear ReStore logo and nametag

 

Other duties as assigned, including taking a leadership role as needed

Work Environment/Physical Demands

This job operates in an open, warehouse retail environment. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift, move and/or load items over 50 pounds.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to shelmae@pdxrestore.orgOpen until filled.  Please apply early.

 Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer

AMERICORPS CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER

Supervisor: Construction Site Supervisor

The AmeriCorps team member in this role is integral to our goal of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area.  The member will give the necessary boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our new construction, critical home repair and rehab projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with hand-on construction tasks, including, but not limited to, demolition, site preparation, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.
  • Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring. Attend safety trainings with our construction staff
  • Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse. Pick up/gather materials needed for projects
  • Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers and cultivate their involvement in Habitat’s work (i.e. encourage them to consider being trained as regular site leaders and/or returning volunteers)
  • Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and family partners
  • Participate in planning and debriefing meetings each day
  • 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 NRI programming, and how to become a volunteer and/or family partner
  • Assist the site supervisor and construction manager in day to day construction activities, i.e.; all aspects of construction, troubleshooting mechanical problems, tool and site organization, picking up materials and supplies for job site, site clean-up and maintenance, and assisting skilled trades people
  • Lead volunteers and homeowners on construction tasks, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the project sites; teach complex construction techniques in an empowering and accessible way while maintaining compliance with Habitat safety protocols at the build site
  • Act as a host to homeowners and volunteers by welcoming them, signing them in, making sure coffee, water, and other hospitality supplies are available to volunteers; present “Habitat 101” at the start of each workday; and answer questions on Habitat history, policy and programs
  • Help to create a work environment that is productive and inclusive of all (homeowners, regular volunteers, new volunteers and staff)
  • Assist with warranty issues at completed Habitat projects including recruiting and organizing skilled volunteers on warranty work
  • 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

 

Required:

  • Age 18 or older
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Experience working as a member of a team
  • Knowledgeable about the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity
  • Previous experience as a construction AmeriCorps member or with a residential homebuilder preferred
  • Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group faciliation experience desirable
  • Driver’s license required, CDL preferred; must be comfortable driving standard and automatic pickup trucks and full-size trucks. Must be able to meet host site’s insurance requirements
  • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions – sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned during summer

 

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance, education award upon completion of the service year, health benefits and childcare benefits if eligible.

  • Living allowance – up to $12,530 for a full 46.5 weeks of service
  • Housing stipend – $300 a month
  • Education award – $5,775 upon successful completion of service


To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume
to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “HFH AmeriCorps – Construction Crew Leader” in the subject by Friday, June 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

AMERICORPS COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Supervisor: Neighborhood Revitalization Manager

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East creates successful homeownership by partnering hardworking families in need with the community to build healthy, affordable homes. The Neighborhood Revitalization program enables Habitat to serve more families by responding to community aspirations with an expanded array of products, services and partnerships, empowering residents to revive their neighborhoods and enhance their quality of life.

The member will be responsible for leading homeowner application and selection for Habitat’s Home Repair and Preservation Program, and providing continuing support to partner families throughout the repair process.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to inquiries from potential applicants regarding the Home Repair and Preservation Program criteria and selection process
  • Conduct outreach to identify potential applicants for the Home Repair and Preservation Program
  • Update and maintain applicant files and Home Repair recipient files and tracking
  • Process completed repair applications and complete brief home visits with construction staff to assess home repair needs and willingness to partner
  • Review scope of work, payment schedules, and sweat equity requirements with selected homeowners
  • Support homeowners throughout repair process by maintaining regular communication
  • Coordinate with construction staff to schedule projects and volunteer program staff to assess home repair volunteer needs
  • Review scope of work, payment schedules and sweat equity requirements with selected homeowners.
  • Track sweat equity and assist repair partner families with volunteer hours
  • Build relationships and partner with residents, local agencies and community stakeholders.
  • Identify community improvement projects for Rock the Block and design and execute projects in coordination with affiliate staff
  • Engage residents from the local community to participate in Living Cully Coalition activities and events
  • Regularly attend meetings relevant to building the Neighborhood revitalization program. Examples include local governance, community beautification, health and social service meetings and resident meetings.

 

Required: 

  • Age 18 or older
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to work with low-income families of very diverse backgrounds
  • Interest in and commitment to low-income homeownership
  • Detailed oriented
  • MS Word, Excel computer skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker a plus

 

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance, education award upon completion of the service year, health benefits and childcare benefits if eligible. Low cost shared housing is provided.

  • Living allowance – up to $12,530 for a full 46.5 weeks of service
  • Housing stipend – $300 a month
  • Education award – $5,775 upon successful completion of service


To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume
to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “HFH AmeriCorps – Community Outreach Specialist” in the subject by Friday, June 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

AMERICORPS DECONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR

Supervisor:  Salvage Service Manager

The Deconstruction AmeriCorps member will help obtain materials from homes and businesses in the Portland-metro area from owners who are interested in donating used or excess building supplies.  Added revenue from this service will assist more families in our community.  The goal of the deconstruction team is to salvage and divert over 585 tons of material from being deposited into local landfills.

Responsibilities:

  • On-site material procurement:
  • Assist program manager and or lead in the safe removal and processing of resalable items from remodel projects throughout the community.
  • Assist and/or manage material processing to maximize the amount of material that can be diverted from the landfill o
  • Lead volunteers, organize tools and safety equipment for on-site salvage efforts
  •  Build and nurture customer relations for future projects and referrals
  • Assist with research and planning of perspective projects:
  • Assist in the use of new techniques for deconstruction
  • Field questions on deconstruction
  • Assist with carrying out project plans
  • Tool organization and procurement:
  • Maintenance and care of deconstruction tools
  • Assist with the purchasing of needed tools with oversight from program manager
  • Maintain inventory of needed safety supplies
  • Assist with volunteer management:
  • Assist with recruitment and utilization of volunteers
  • Help maintain safe, fun and productive on-site environment for volunteers with goal of maximizing   volunteer retention
  • Partner with store volunteer coordinators as needed for volunteer procurement
  • Document volunteer hours

 

Required:

  • Age 18 or older
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Vehicle for getting to ReStore office (transit is possible, but limited)
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Habitat for Humanity mission
  • Knowledge of deconstruction techniques (desired)
  • Knowledge of building processes (desired)
  • Become familiar with Habitat store products to maximize on-site recovery of sellable items
  • Vaild Driver’s License and no serious driving related convictions/at fault accidents, willingness to drive pick-ups and box trucks
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs regularly

 

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance, education award upon completion of the service year, health benefits and childcare benefits, if eligible.

  • Living allowance – up to $12,530 for a full 46.5 weeks of service
  • Housing stipend – $300 a month
  • Education award – $5,775 upon successful completion of service


To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume
to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “HFH AmeriCorps – Deconstruction Coordinator” in the subject by Friday, June 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

AMERICORPS VISTA RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Supervisor: Annual Fund Manager

The Resource Development AmeriCorps team member will help bring new ideas and implement new procedures to our annual fund programs. The member will work with the Annual Fund Manager to deepen donor cultivation of annual fund donors and bring additional structure and focus to the overall annual fund effort.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Annual Fund Manager in planning and executing organization-wide events, which include event logistics, host and sponsor recruitment calls and crafting the silent auction
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the major gift module of our Raiser’s Edge software to ensure that we are maximizing this tool
  • Research, develop and implement ways to grow and sustain the affiliate’s organization-wide events and fundraising programs, specifically focusing on the annual auction fundraiser, the Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction 2016 and the matching gifts program.
  • Research the past success of an existing annual fund program and develop and implement a strategy to grow the program.
  • Conduct an internal review of the strategy and develop a sustainable plan.
  • Research methodologies with which to further increase the attendance at and revenue from one of the host site’s two signature events – the HopeBuilder Breakfast – and research ways to increase attendance of community representatives at a dedication ceremony.
  • Develop a plan to implement selected elements of the research results with input and direction from the Annual Fund Manager.
  • Implement the plan elements and conduct a review to determine the effectiveness of the plan.
  • Research, develop and implemented a new in-kind donations solicitation system for the Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction 2017.
  • Manage a 3rd part event.
  • Conduct an internal review of a suggested solicitation system and implement results of the review.

 

Required:

  • Age 18 or older
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Able to successfully manage complex logistical projects
  • Detail oriented
  • Research savvy
  • Microsoft Office computer skills
  • Strong search engine understanding
  • Excellent written communication
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to sit in front of a computer for long periods of time

 

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance, education award upon completion of the service year, health benefits and childcare benefits if eligible. Low cost shared housing is provided.

  • Living allowance – $973 per month
  • Housing stipend – $300 a month
  • Education award – $5,775 upon successful completion of service or end-of-service stipend of $1,500 after the successful completion of service


To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume
to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “HFH AmeriCorps – VISTA Resource Development Assistant” in the subject by Friday, June 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

AMERICORPS VISTA BUSINESS RELATIONS OUTREACH ASSISTANT

Supervisor: Business Relations Director

Responsibilities:

  • Continue growing volunteer recruitment, refining training tools, and maintaining focus on the retention of program volunteers
  • Continue the management, development, implementation, documentation and sustainability of the ReStore Ambassador Outreach Team
  • Improve methods of volunteer recruitment, utilization and recognition – enhancing engagement with the business community and its investment in the mission of the affiliate and ReStores
  • Monitor ReStore business donation activity and help develop outreach strategies
  • Develop, implement and document sustainable marketing and outreach strategies that contribute toward an increase in unrestricted revenue
  • Staff job fairs, career fairs and volunteer information events focusing on volunteer recruitment
  • Create and develop new tools and prcoesses for improved business donor data gathering
  • Coordinate recruitment research, data and processes
  • Complete quarterly/annual program analysis of best practices for continiung and expanding ReStore Ambassador Outreach Team.
  • Evaluate current ReStore volunteer activities and processes for purpose of creating new ReStore volunteer business outreach team
  • Report regularly to the Business Relations Director via regularly scheduled meetings on business outreach team’s progress, developing donor relations and donation levels. Identify needs and make adjustments as necessary
  • Ensure that the business outreach team is sustainable and will continue at the host site after the completion of the VISTA term by updating volunteer orientation manual and training staff/volunteers on the new program

 

Required:

  • Age 18 or older
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements
  • Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel), Power Point, Internet research, APPshore program helpful
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity, ReStores and AmeriCorps
  • Strong research skills
  • Experience working as a member of a team
  • Ability to complete the reporting and timesheet requirements of the AmeriCorps program in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner
  • Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
  • About 20% of this position requires outreach in the community, including visiting other ReStores and community locations for speaking and recruitment activities that may have stairs.

 

Preferred:

  • Public speaking/presentation experience
  • Marketing experience
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Group facilitation and teaching skills
  • Project management experience

 

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance, education award upon completion of the service year, health benefits and childcare benefits if eligible.

  • Living allowance – $973 per month
  • Housing stipend – $300 a month
  • Education award – $5,775 upon successful completion of service or end-of-service stipend of $1,500 after the successful completion of service


To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume
to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org, with “HFH AmeriCorps – VISTA Business Relations Outreach Assistant” in the subject by Friday, June 10, 2016,  at 5:00 p.m.  

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East expects all staff, board and volunteers to behave in a way that reinforces the mission and founding principles of the organization. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, therefore, does not discriminate against any employee, volunteer, partner family or applicant for a Habitat home on the basis of race, color, cultural heritage, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical condition, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law. This policy extends to all personnel decisions, terms and conditions of employment, vendor contracts and provision of services. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East does not tolerate harassment for any reason. Respect for the dignity of others shall be the guiding principle for our relations with each other. Want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or see who qualifies for our program. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization. If you would like more information about our organization or programs, please contact us at 503-287-9529. Thank you for your interest!