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

At this time, we are fully staffed with the exception of our 2019/2020 AmeriCorps members. 

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.

Most AmeriCorps terms run October – August, with recruitment beginning in the spring for the following year.

Construction Site Coodinators | Multiple Sites

AmeriCorps Project Description

The Construction Site Coordinator will train, lead, and support volunteers in the construction of new Habitat homes and ensure a safe and enjoyable volunteer project experience. Every new home that we start or finish during the AmeriCorps service year will be the result of many hours of member service, safely guiding and supporting volunteers during the projects.

Qualifications required for this position:

Member must be able to actively participate in the home construction process. This includes possessing the physical capacity to lift items repeatedly throughout a day on the build site, ability to serve on heights (scaffolding and ladders) greater than 8 feet, and serve in a variety of weather conditions.

  • 4 year college degree is preferred, but not required
  • Experience in commercial or residential construction is preferred, but not required
  • Training or educational background in carpentry, construction management, or similar experience is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs.
  • Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident (must submit proof as defined by CNCS regulation).
  • Must pass required background checks.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license

Please use the links below to apply for a construction position in the following Habitat affiliates:

Volunteer Coordinator | Renton, WA

AmeriCorps Project Description

The Volunteer Coordinator will perform outreach, communication and recruitment activities to engage new volunteers; schedule volunteers and ensure hours are tracked; conduct recruitment and training activities with volunteer groups; and support volunteer projects on Habitat projects. The Volunteer Coordinator will also be responsible for implementing a volunteer training plan.

This position works from Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County in Renton, WA.

Qualifications required for this position:

  • 4 year college degree is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs.
  • Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident (must submit proof as defined by CNCS regulation).
  • Must pass required background checks.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license; owning a car is recommended.

Apply online.

Volunteer Engagement Specialist | Tacoma, WA

AmeriCorps Project Description

The Volunteer Engagement Specialist creates rewarding on-site experiences and meaningful connections for group build volunteers. Activities will include: assisting with the logistics and managing the on-site stewardship of corporate and other volunteer groups; coordination of Collegiate Challenge; plan and execute volunteer recognition events and the Habitat Film Series.

This position works from Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity in Tacoma, WA.

Qualifications required for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, marketing or other-related field.
  • Experience related to volunteer management and/or organizational communications is preferred.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail
  • Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident (must submit proof as defined by CNCS regulation).
  • Must pass required background checks.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license; owning a reliable car is strongly recommended.

Apply online.

Questions about serving in the Pacific Northwest? Contact us.

Visit Habitat for Humanity International’s website for AmeriCorps openings nationwide. Learn more about the process and program at the AmeriCorps website.