Habicorps

HabiCorps Volunteers are an elite crew of individuals who commit a steady donation of time and effort to Habitat’s mission to eliminate poverty housing. Much like a staff member, HabiCorps have specific roles and responsibilities that are vital to the daily operation of the organization. Their dedication and impact are immeasurable and are proof that investment in neighborhoods and communities makes our city a better place for everyone.

There are no open HabiCorps positions at this time. Please check back later for future opportunities.

HabiCorps Translator

Supervisor: Director of Communications

Responsibilities:

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is looking for translators to help us interview homeowner families who are not fluent in English. Sharing stories about homeowners helps us spread the word about the success of Habitat’s programs. This position will allow you to get a behind-the-scenes view of our homeownership program, while interviewing current and future homeowners. Habitat will provide the interview questions and we need the HabiCorps Translator to help facilitate the interview alongside a Habitat staff member or volunteer.

This volunteer position will be working directly with the Communications Department on an on-call basis.

Required:

  • Fluent in English and at least one of these languages:
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese
    • Burmese
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for Habitat for Humanity’s mission

To apply, submit a motivational statement along with your resume to marianne@habitatportlandmetro.org with “Volunteer” in the subject.

Our mission

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. To learn more, visit habitatportlandmetro.org

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.