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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

Construction Assistants

Habitat Charlotte is searching for Construction Assistants to serve a year-long term supporting our mission of building new homes or repairing existing homes. The Assistants 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. The successful candidate will have a valid driver’s license, excellent communication and organizational skills and must meet the following physical requirements: the ability to climb ladders and scaffolding, work and maneuver on high spaces, such as roofs, work in tight confines and crawlspaces, maneuver over uneven ground and lift up to 75 lbs. unassisted.

Please note: this temporary position runs for one year.

• Full-time (40 hours/week); Mon-Fri (new construction), Tues-Sat (Critical Home Repair)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 08/17/19

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ReStore Pricing/Merchandise Coordinator (Wendover Rd.)

Habitat Charlotte’s Wendover ReStore is seeking an energetic self-motivated individual to serve as Pricing/Merchandise Coordinator. Responsibilities include researching the prices of donated merchandise, walking the sales floor daily to identify pricing accuracies and making required adjustments, organizing and maintaining the merchandise in the back room, collaborating with staff regarding priority, timing and placement of incoming donations/merchandise, assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment and providing supervision for the volunteers.

• Full-time (40 hours/week); rotates Monday - Saturday, as scheduled by store manager
• Location: Wendover ReStore (1133 Wendover Rd.)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 07/19/19

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New Construction Apprentice

Habitat Charlotte is searching for New Construction Apprentices to oversee specific construction tasks and projects with the intention to learn and grow in the knowledge and skills that are required to be a Construction Site Supervisor. The Apprentice will both manage projects independently and support and work on the homes of the Site Supervisor they are assigned to assist. The successful candidate will have a valid driver’s license, excellent communication and organizational skills and must meet the following physical requirements: the ability to climb ladders and scaffolding, work and maneuver on high spaces, such as roofs, work in tight confines and crawlspaces, maneuver over uneven ground and lift up to 75 lbs. unassisted.

• Full-time (40 hours/week); Tuesday - Saturday work week
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 07/17/19

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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: 07/31/19

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part-time positions

Donations Drop-Off Coordinator (Pineville ReStore)

Habitat Charlotte’s Pineville 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: Pineville ReStore (11812 Carolina Place Pkwy.)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 07/31/19

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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: 07/19/19

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Donations Drop-Off Coordinator (Wilkinson ReStore)

Habitat Charlotte’s Wilkinson 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: Wilkinson ReStore (3326 Wilkinson Blvd.)
• A clean drug test and background check are required
• Application deadline: 07/31/19

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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: 07/31/19

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AmeriCorps positions

AmeriCorps Family Services Coordinator (Critical Home Repair)

The family services coordinator’s primary goal is to help support families approved for Critical Home Repair by being their main point of contact from approval up until the completion of the Family Partner’s home repair project. Throughout the course of the program the member will be responsible for ensuring the best possible customer experience by meeting with families at each step of the process, talking through program requirements, collecting and preparing documentations and setting up homeowner expectations. This member will also be responsible for tracking community service hours for all the families in the Critical Home Repair pipeline and helping to create more meaningful community service opportunities. To have a well-rounded understanding of the Critical Home Repair mission, this member will work on a home repair construction site once a month. This member’s contribution will help families continue to live safely in their home and provide an environment where they can age in place.

A valid driver's license is required for this position.

Preferred qualifications include:
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Ability to work in diverse home settings
• Understanding of/experience with seniors and people living in poverty
• Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and highly organized

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AmeriCorps Family Services Coordinator

This member position will primarily be responsible for the planning, implementing, and follow-up of events held by Habitat Charlotte’s Family Services Staff, as well as assisting the Homebuyer Education Coordinator with class implementation. This AmeriCorps member will work in conjunction with other staff to coordinate the details of the events, gathering supplies, setting up/breaking down the events, as well as recruiting volunteers and staff to oversee certain aspects of the events. The overall goal in this area will be to provide events that are meaningful and educational to Habitat Charlotte families, as well as better accommodate families not available for regularly scheduled classes and thus increasing number of families served.

The member will also serve a role in helping to make meaningful connections between homeowners, staff, volunteers and donors through the hosted events. The member will assist the Critical Home Repair Family Support Coordinator with regularly scheduled events for partner families and provide direct support in the form of third party agencies and resources.

Requirements for this role include:
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel
• Experience with internet research

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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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