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Family Empowerment Coach (Bilingual)

Habitat for Humanity is seeking to fill two full-time Family Empowerment Coach (FEC) positions to provide direct services and support for applicants and Habitat homebuyers. This position requires bilingual language skills in Spanish and English.

The Family Empowerment Coach (FEC) is part of Habitat’s Department of Family and Community Partnerships, which provides direct services and supports for Habitat applicants, homebuyers, and homeowners. The Family Empowerment Coach provides a variety of direct services for low to moderate-income individuals including conducting financial empowerment workshops, assessing individuals’ and families’ financial capabilities, and providing personalized one-on-one financial coaching sessions. Empowerment coaching involves an ability to engage and motivate clients, a capacity to deepen one’s understanding of personal finances, and the ability to teach that knowledge to others.

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AmeriCorpsFamily Services Coordinator (Bilingual English/Spanish)

The Family Services Coordinator helps to build and maintain the pipeline of ready-to-purchase homebuyer families in Legacy Southwood by leading efforts to recruit and educate qualified families for homeownership opportunities within Redeveloped Southwood. The Coordinator serves as one of the first points of contact for approved homebuyers as each approved family must complete the application process. Duties can include, but are not limited to, conducting applicant orientations, completing pre-qualification assessments, assisting families in application completion, processing applications, conducting homeowner education classes, meeting one-on-one with families, and (occasionally) building alongside families. This member moves us substantially forward in accomplishing our goal to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing to the Greater Charlottesville community. In particular, our affiliate aims to approve 40-50 families for homeownership in Redeveloped Southwood in fiscal year 2024.

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General Superintendent

The General Superintendent works to oversee all field operations for the Home Construction Department.  You will work with Construction Supervisors and Director of Home Construction to establish a budget for each project.  You will work with the Residential Planning & Design Manager to identify potential conflicts between architectural designs and material sourcing; and the Project Manager to ensure orders and subtracts meet project goals, are appropriate in their scope, and reflect the budget constraints per Build Mode.  You will work with the Director of Home Construction and Construction Supervisors to set a Project Schedule that meets affiliate goals.

You will report directly to the Director of Home Construction, who will:

·        Help you set project timelines and volunteer goals that ensure the affiliate’s mission is accomplished as efficiently as possible.

·        Schedule regular meetings in office to discuss progress reports.

·        Help you create 90-day goals and review when you’ve hit those goals.

·        Conduct a formal review to your progress within your first six months, and every year thereafter.

·        Conduct an end-of-project recap to review timelines, budgets, and goals.

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Crew Leader I

Crew Leader 1s work alongside other CL1s, CL2s, and Construction Supervisors to train and supervise volunteers in the construction of affordable housing.  As you are trained in tasks related to the residential construction process, you will also train and lead volunteers who will help you accomplish daily and weekly goals.

You will report directly to your Construction Supervisor, who will:

·        Help teach and mentor you as you learn more about home construction.

·        Help you set goals, recap priorities, and manage responsibilities.

·        Hold the tension between project timelines and volunteer needs, helping you to understand the various drivers.

·        Jump in to assist as you have questions regarding safety or construction techniques.

·        Ensure that the team has gone through the “Daily Jobsite Routine” and delegate, where appropriate, to ensure responsibility is shared by team members.

·        Conduct a formal review to your progress within your first six months, and every year thereafter.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Women, minorities and protected individuals such as those covered by Section 3 are encouraged to apply. This organization is required to collect certain information from each job applicant. This information does not affect our hiring decisions and is kept separate from all application materials we receive. Please assist us by completing the form located here and submitting it with any required documents. Once we receive the completed form, it will be forwarded to our Human Resources department for recording and storage in a separate file.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment.

[1] Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.  For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

Employee Benefits

Habitat for Humanity offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time and our part-time employees.


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