Careers

Working at Habitat

At Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity, we work to support the vision that everyone deserves a decent place to call home.

Hiring Philosophy

Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity team members are motivated by our mission and live out our core values each day.

We seek employees who are comfortable adapting to change, understand perspectives different from their own, and are willing to learn from others.

We invite applicants who are problem solvers and who balance self-direction with teamwork.

We seek employees who value collegiality, respect, and pride in workplace.

On Diversity and Inclusion

Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity strives for diversity of thought across our organization. We are committed to cultivating a staff who reflects the communities in which we build. We aim to attract candidates who broaden our diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religion, cultural experiences, skills, and community representation. We believe the inclusion and amplification of our differences create a more effective workplace and a more compassionate world.

Benefits

Habitat offers a competitive salary and benefits packages including fully paid medical, vision and dental insurance; 403(b) retirement plan, and vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

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Open Positions

Policy & Advocacy Manager

The Policy and Advocacy Manager is primarily responsible for building relationships in the public sector to help shape policies and budgets to increase access to affordable housing. This position will advocate for smart policies and systems to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The focus will be in Pierce County; however, this position will also work collaboratively at the state and national levels.

This position requires professional understanding of local and state government, lobbying, and politics; relationship management skills; written and oral communication skills; and an ability to work effectively with an array of internal and external stakeholders.

To review the job description and/or apply, please click here.

 

Construction Site Manager

This role on our construction team oversees day-to-day construction site operations, interacting with volunteers and homebuyers to coordinate the flow of material, equipment and manage the work. This position also coordinates and interfaces with vendors, subcontractors and building inspectors. The ideal candidate will have a minimum six years construction experience with at least one year in supervision. Previous experience as an instructor, or work with volunteers is a plus. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience with diverse populations are desirable qualities for this position.

To view the full job description and/or to apply, please click here.

 

AmeriCorps

With Habitat AmeriCorps, you can serve in a leadership role on an active build site or at a local Habitat affiliate coordinating volunteers and serving Habitat clients. As stipend volunteers, AmeriCorps members receive a monthly stipend to serve full-time, working to engage more volunteers and serve more clients in our community – all the while gaining real-world work experience. Tacoma Habitat is now recruiting for the 2022/2023 term.

 

Construction Crew Leader

An integral part in building and repairing homes, the Construction Crew Leader will work with groups of volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities serving Tuesday-Saturday on the build site. The Crew Leader will assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. To view the full job description, including benefits and/or to apply, please click here.

There are 4 Construction Crew Leader positions available.

 

Volunteer Services Coordinator

The Volunteer Services Coordinator helps recruit, train, schedule and recognize volunteers while growing the volunteer base and advancing partner relationships. Tasks include marketing to recruit new volunteers, developing new events and opportunities for volunteers engagement, scheduling volunteers, working with construction staff on volunteer builds, and assisting with all aspects of volunteer management including orientations, maintenance of database, volunteer tracking and follow-up. To view the full job description, including benefits, and/or to apply, click here.

 

Homeowner Services Coordinator

The Homeowner Services Coordinator leads efforts to recruit and educate qualified families for both homeownership and home repair opportunities and serves as the point of contact as they go through the application process. Other tasks include conducting applicant orientations, working to provide educational opportunities to homeowner families and, on occasion, building alongside homeowner families as they complete their contract requirements on the construction site. To view the full job description, including benefits, and/or to apply, click here.


Visit Habitat for Humanity International’s website for AmeriCorps openings nationwide. Learn more about the process and program at the AmeriCorps website. Questions about serving in the Pacific Northwest? Contact us.