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Thanks for your interest in working with Habitat Charlotte!

Do you want a career where you get to work with great people and enjoy knowing that you will have a life-long impact on the families Habitat Charlotte serves? Click on an open position below to read a full job description and apply.

If you experience difficulties applying online, please contact Heather Duncan at hduncan@habitatcharlotte.org.

full-time positions

Critical Home Repair Construction Assistant

Habitat Charlotte is searching for Critical Home Repair Construction Assistants to serve a year-long term supporting our mission of preserving affordable homes in the community. The Assistant will work with Site Supervisor staff to both complete construction tasks and also lead volunteers in the completion of those same tasks. The assistant will gain valuable skills in construction, leadership, and job site management. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a leading nonprofit organization in the field of affordable housing.

Please note: this is a temporary position that runs for a 12-month term.

• Full-time (40 hours/week)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 09/29/19

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Temporary Asst. ReStore Manager (Wilkinson)

Habitat for Humanity Charlotte is seeking a motivated, energetic, results-driven individual to join our team as the Temporary Assistant Manager in the Wilkinson ReStore. This position is a temporary position with a term of 60 days. The Temporary Assistant Manager works side-by-side with the Store Manager to manage day-to-day operations of the store, as well as a team of paid-staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate for the position will have strong leadership experience, exhibit a team-oriented mentality, demonstrate impeccable customer service skills, and show experience in adaptability and problem solving. This position is a full-time position. Candidates must be willing and able to become forklift certified.

• Full-time; 40 hours/week that rotate Monday – Saturday, as scheduled by the manager
• Location: Wilkinson ReStore (3326 Wilkinson Blvd.)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 09/24/19

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ReStore Donations Driver

Habitat Charlotte has an opening for a 1st shift NON-CDL Local Driver to drive 16’-24’ box trucks. Two-person team loads/unloads furniture and materials. Minimum six (6) months experience driving a commercial 16’ truck or larger, excellent customer service skills, ability to comply with all DOT requirements. Must obtain or possess a DOT Physical card, have clean background and driving record and pass pre-employment drug screen. Furniture moving experience is preferred but not required.

• Full-time (40 hours/week)
• $13-15/hr. plus benefits package that includes affordable health insurance and much more
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 10/01/19

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part-time positions

Julia’s Café Barista

Be a barista who makes a difference in your community! Habitat Charlotte’s Julia’s Café & Books is searching for a part-time barista who has energy, an excellent work ethic and a great attitude and smile because serving the needs of our customers is our top priority. The responsibilities will include: coffee and espresso drink preparation, running a point-of-sale register system and overall maintenance of the coffee shop. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and have the ability to communicate knowledge of Julia's products.

• Part-time (10-25 hours/week), with some Saturday work required
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 09/24/19

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Donations Drop-Off Coordinator (University ReStore)

Habitat Charlotte’s University ReStore is seeking an energetic individual with excellent customer-service skills to assist our customers and donors. This position will be responsible for loading and unloading merchandise and donations, moving merchandise to and from the sales floor, informing customers of what we can accept as donations; while representing Habitat in a positive manner to all donors, customers and others with whom you come in contact. The ideal candidate will have a background in warehousing including inventory management, and must have strong customer service and communication skills.

• Part-time; 20-25 hours/week that rotate Monday – Saturday, as scheduled by the manager
• Location: University ReStore (8104 University City Blvd.)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 10/01/19

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AmeriCorps positions

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader

Building and repairing more homes is an integral part to our contribution to better neighborhoods and communities, increasing the number of families served. These AmeriCorps members will help manage and develop groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families on the build sites, all while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment. The members serving in this role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that will give the necessary boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our Critical Home Repair (CHR), Rehab and New Construction projects. With the assistance of the AmeriCorps members serving in this role, Habitat Charlotte will complete 54 new builds, 85 home repairs and 15 rehabs during the service term. We view the construction crew leaders as integral to our goals of building and repairing more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area.

Preferred qualifications are:
• Desire to serve our community and an understanding of service oriented work
• Past history of service or related experience with Habitat for Humanity or other non-profits
• Leadership experience
• Good communication skills
• Ability to adapt to changes in schedules, weather conditions and other circumstances
• Construction experience
• Outdoor work environment experience
• Ability to lead volunteers

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internships

Volunteer Services Intern

Habitat Charlotte’s Volunteer Services team is seeking an unpaid intern to assist Volunteer Services staff with communication, engagement, recruitment and appreciation activities for volunteers. The intern will develop a process to document house progress and send updates to construction volunteers using photographs, videos, and graphics. In addition, the intern will produce content for the volunteer newsletter and coordinate its production. The intern will prepare for volunteer appreciation event, assist with volunteer recruitment and enter data in Salesforce so volunteers can be thanked promptly. Ideal candidates should be a creative self-starter with a knack for problem-solving. Candidates should have a passion for affordable housing, sustainability or issues related to poverty. Intern should have intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook and Excel, graphics, photography and video software. The intern should be familiar with databases and have a willingness to learn Salesforce.

The intern may receive college credit if applicable. They will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of different people, to create a portfolio of content, learn volunteer management skills, and have the opportunity to see the inner workings of a leading nonprofit.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Rachel Eldridge, director of volunteer services, by clicking the “Learn More” button below. No phone calls, please.

• 20 hours/week; Tuesday – Saturday work week
• Unpaid; may qualify for college credit

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