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

AmeriCorps / VISTA

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.

2020-2021 Term, September to July

Construction Volunteer Lead, AmeriCorps | Vancouver, WA

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity

The Construction Volunteer Lead (CVL) will provide leadership, training and support of volunteers and clients in the construction and repair of homes. They will lead volunteers in construction tasks, provide on-site orientation and safety instruction for volunteers and client households, serve as a crew leader, maintain safety equipment and ensure that all equipment and supplies are properly and safely stored on site. Click here to see full position description and qualifications, and/or to apply.

2021 Term, January to July

Construction Volunteer Lead, AmeriCorps | Tacoma, WA

Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity

The Construction Volunteer Lead (CVL) will provide leadership, training and support of volunteers and clients in the construction and repair of homes. They will lead volunteers in construction tasks, provide on-site orientation and safety instruction for volunteers and client households, serve as a crew leader, maintain safety equipment and ensure that all equipment and supplies are properly and safely stored on site. Click here to see full position description and qualifications, and/or to apply.

AmeriCorps Benefits
  • Monthly stipend of $1,450 before deductions and withholdings
  • $6,195 education award that can be used for future schooling or to pay off existing qualified student loan debt (upon successful completion of the service term, subject to federal tax)
  • Basic health insurance (not including vision coverage)
  • Workers compensation coverage
  • Assistance with childcare costs
  • Forbearance (temporarily postponing paying off a loan) of qualified student loans during the service term
  • Payment of interest on qualified student loans that accrued during the service term (paid after successful completion of service term)
  • Serving in a full-time AmeriCorps position qualifies as “employment” towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

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.