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Apply to be a Habitat Suffolk Americorps

We are currently accepting applications for a Fall 2017 start date in the construction department.

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Requirements to serve at this site:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
  • Confirm understanding that this is a full-time volunteer opportunity and that AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance. Benefits listed below.

Next Generation of Leaders

AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.   National Direct AmeriCorps members lead volunteer teams on every single house that we build and repair; VISTA members pave the way for future growth and service to more families.

Habitat Suffolk is proud to host several AmeriCorps volunteers each year, encouraging service-learning while improving our programs and community.


Benefits Through AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps National living allowance of $12,630 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)

  • Segal Education Award of $5,815 (upon successful completion of service) - lifetime maximum of 2
  • Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays the monthly premiums)
  • Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
  • Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
  • 10 personal/sick leave days
  • Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
  • Member Assistance Program (MAP) - offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

 
For more details on the benefits of serving, please CLICK HERE


Additional Information and Questions

Please contact Lindsey Gordon at lindsey@habitatsuffolk.org or 631 HABITAT x114.

Friday, June 23, 2017