Current Openings:

AmeriCorps – Store coordinator –Full Time

To apply, send resume to: stephanie@lakewayareahabitat.org

This is a one year term of service requiring a minimum of 1700 hours. This provides a living stipend of $16,502 which is paid in 24 equal payments. After successful completion of the one year term a Tuition Award of $6,495 is earned which can be used for education or to pay down student loans. Health Insurance and child care assistance may also be available.

Necessary skills: Must be self-starting, self-motivating, and flexible. Must have the ability to communicate with all donors, customers, and volunteers in a positive, sincere, and courteous manner while actively promoting Habitat’s mission. Basic math skills, ability to stand, walk, kneel, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. or more with assistance. Must be able to work in a warehouse environment: dust, heat, cold, etc. Must have driver’s license and valid auto insurance

Responsibilities:
· Provide excellent customer service. Actively promote Habitat events and promotions, and actively recruit volunteers.

· Maintain cleanliness and organization of store, drop-off areas, restrooms, grounds, and register areas. This requires general cleaning duties; dusting, sweeping, taking out trash, stocking bathrooms, etc.

· Sort, check, clean, price, and place donations in accordance with thrift store standards and procedures.

· Be a phenomenal Donations Ambassador! Prompt, courteous, knowledgeable.

· Ability to assist in pick-up donations using 16 foot box truck as needed.

· Maintain cleanliness and condition of truck. This requires sweeping and/or hosing out the back of the truck, keeping cab area free of trash and clutter, and reporting any potential issues to the ED.

· Observe and report safety issues

· Check stock of paper towels, toilet paper, sodas, etc.

· Promote specials, projects, and events to public during sale.

· Visit businesses and churches to hand out business cards and LAHFH literature

· Testing appliances and moving to sales floor. Securing proper disposal of non-working items.

· Operate a cash register

· Retail sales experience preferred

· Work with and train volunteers

· Prepare weekly store sale signs to display in the store

AmeriCorps – Store coordinator –Part Time 

To apply, send resume to: stephanie@lakewayareahabitat.org

This is a one year term of service requiring a minimum of 900 hours. This provides a living stipend of $8,730which is paid in 24 equal payments over the 1 year term. After successful completion of the one year term a Tuition Award of $3,247.50 is earned which can be used for education or to pay down student loans.

Necessary skills: Must be self-starting, self-motivating, and flexible. Must have the ability to communicate with all donors, customers, and volunteers in a positive, sincere,and courteous manner while actively promoting Habitat’s mission. Basic math skills, ability to stand, walk,kneel, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. or more with assistance. Must be able to work in a warehouse environment: dust, heat, cold, etc. Must have driver’s license and valid auto insurance

Responsibilities:
· Provide excellent customer service. Actively promote Habitat events and promotions, and actively recruit volunteers.

· Maintain cleanliness and organization of store,drop-off areas, restrooms, grounds, and register areas. This requires general cleaning duties; dusting, sweeping, taking out trash, stocking bathrooms, etc.

· Sort, check, clean, price, and place donations in accordance with thrift store standards and procedures.

· Be a phenomenal Donations Ambassador! Prompt,courteous, knowledgeable.

· Ability to assist in pick-up donations using 16 foot box truck as needed.

· Maintain cleanliness and condition of truck.This requires sweeping and/or hosing out the back of the truck, keeping cab area free of trash and clutter, and reporting any potential issues to the ED.

· Observe and report safety issues

· Check stock of paper towels, toilet paper,sodas, etc.

· Promote specials, projects, and events to public during sale.

· Visit businesses and churches to hand out business cards and LAHFH literature

· Testing appliances and moving to sales floor.Securing proper disposal of non-working items.

· Operate a cash register

· Retail sales experience preferred

· Work with and train volunteers

· Prepare weekly store sale signs to display in the store

 

Americorps- Office Assistant- Full Time

To apply, send resume to: stephanie@lakewayareahabitat.org

AmeriCorps Service Member position with a one year contract to serve 1700 hours. This position offers a living stipend of $16,502 is paid out in 24 equal payments over the one year contract. Upon successful completion of the one year term you will receive a education award of $ 6,495 which can be used toward future education or to pay down student loans. Health Insurance and Child Care Assistance may also be available.

The Office Assistant is responsible assisting with the day-to-day management of the office. Answer phones, take messages, assist customers and clients, make copies and file documents, maintain a professional and positive work environment for staff, volunteers, and guests.

Responsibilities:

· Answer phones and respond to messages

· Check/respond to general emails

· Assist anyone who calls/comes in

· Take messages for others if they are unavailable

· Coordinate donation pickups with Store Coordinator

· Pickup the mail at Post Office and sort and date stamp all mail

· Order paper / brochures / supplies when low

· Send out thank you letters for monetary donations and enter into keystone data base

· Send out thank you letters for store donations and enter into keystone data base

· Assist with Events & Fundraising Events

· Must have a heart to serve

· Flexibility to work occasional weekends or evening

· Be ready and willing to do any and all other duties deemed necessary to reach organization’s Stretch Objectives and to aid in fulfilling its mission.

· Special projects assigned by the Executive Director

Must have Microsoft office experience, word, excel PowerPoint and publisher experience

Events/Volunteer/Marketing Coordinator

To apply, send resume to: stephanie@lakewayareahabitat.org

The Events/Volunteer/Marketing Coordinator is responsible to build awareness of Habitat and its programs within the communities we serve, develop content for Habitat’s website and newsletter, identify and coordinate outreach activities, planning and organizing all events for Lakeway Area Habitat for Humanity including but not limited to: yearly fundraisers, community events group builds, etc., Promote events, coordinate set up and clean-up of events, send thank you letters. Additionally, the Events/Volunteer/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all volunteers for events, etc.

Necessary skills: Self-starter, motivated, , ability to coordinate event and volunteers, excellent communication and people skills, excellent organizational skills, ability to seek sponsorships and or donations for events, proficient in Microsoft Office and social media, ability to learn Keystone system, must have heart to serve, flexibility to work weekends or evenings and extended hours during the month of December, fundraising or events planning background necessary

Duties ad Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintains relationships with potential sponsors and donors throughout the community
  • Oversees data entry and communication with volunteers
  • Coordinates presentations to organization, trade shows, fairs and businesses on the mission and needs of the Lakeway Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Represents Lakeway Area Habitat for Humanity at community events where it is deemed appropriate or as directed
  • Coordinates communications with our various audiences including print media, newsletters, and website
  • Develop and maintain relations with media; prepare, write and send press releases
  • Oversite for the organizations website, including but not limited to regular updates and announcements
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner so that customers, clients, co-workers, volunteers, and management can get along.
  • Works with volunteers and staff to organize and implement successful fundraising drives and events
  • Seek donations of food for volunteers at build events
  • Seek sponsorships and or donations for events
  • Recruit and schedule volunteers
  • Coordinate volunteers with builds/events
  • Maintains volunteer and donor database in Keystone
  • Schedule volunteers for thrift store sales
  • Work at all the events you are coordinating
  • Be ready and willing to do any and all other duties deemed necessary to reach organization’s objectives and to aid in fulfilling its mission.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year experience preferred
  • Education level required: Associates Degree or higher
  • Ability to Communicate clearly both orally and written
  • Must be computer literate. Experience with Microsoft Office database management, websites and social media
  • Exhibit sound business judgment and organizational ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and drive the organization’s initiatives.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Habitat for Humanity.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid auto insurance.