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.
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.
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.
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.
Please check back for future opportunities.
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.
Questions about serving in the Pacific Northwest? Contact us.
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
Positions are open in the Tacoma/Pierce County, Evergreen, Seattle-King County, Spokane, and Yakima Valley Habitat offices.