Habitat for Humanity Virginia currently has one AmeriCorps VISTA member working with Habitat Virginia and local affiliates. We anticipate that we may have more VISTA positions open in summer or fall of 2019. Among other tasks, our VISTAS hire and supervise contractors to rehabilitate homes throughout Virginia. Great experience for those interested in careers in non-profits, government, or business. Positions tend to be based inRichmond, Charlottesville, or Norfolk. Previous renovation experience or experience working with contractors a plus. Good people skills, organizational skills, and bachelor’s degree required. For more information on VISTA go to http://www.americorps.gov/
VISTA stipend plus small housing allowance from Habitat.
AmeriCorps provides an opportunity for individuals to serve full-time with Habitat for Humanity to help meet the housing needs of communities and families throughout the United States.
How does the Habitat for Humanity/AmeriCorps partnership work?
Habitat for Humanity partners with the Corporation for National and Community Service to place AmeriCorps members at local Habitat for Humanity affiliates and partner organizations.
AmeriCorps members serve in a variety of roles to help us operate more efficiently and effectively and serve more families.
What types of service opportunities do AmeriCorps members have at their local Habitat for Humanity?
Construction crew leadership
New program development
What opportunities are available to serve?
Engage directly with Habitat volunteers, partner families and community members.
Leverage human, financial and material resources to build long-term solutions to poverty.
How do I apply?
Where can I get more information?