Current Openings:

The Family Services Coordinator is responsible for assisting applicants in all aspect of the homeownership or home repair application process. This position reports to the Executive Director and works in key area of the homeownership and home repair program, including homeowner selection, homeowner support, homebuyer education,and mortgage origination. General duties include processing homeowner applications, putting together loan applications, coordinating and tracking homebuyer and home repair applicants progress as well as having knowledge of specific departmental grant programs. The position requires a great deal of computer work, great attention to detail and a friendly demeanor. Commitment to Habitat’s mission as an ecumenical Christian housing ministry and the ability to work with people of all races, faiths and backgrounds, as well as the desire to provide hope and encouragement for those in need.

Necessary skills: Must be self-starting, self-motivating, and flexible. Must have the ability to communicate with all donors, applicants,visitors, callers, and volunteers in a positive, sincere, and courteous manner while actively promoting Habitat’s mission. Must have understanding of Microsoft Office. Must be well-spoken and professional.

Duties:

· Manage homeowner application process including qualifying homeowners for Program guidelines and funding sources

· Manage home repair application process including qualifying homeowners for Program guidelines and funding sources

· Manage agreements with the homeowner including review of scopes of work

· Attain and maintain certification as a Qualified Loan Originator

· Provide reporting and administrative support for the Home-ownership and Home Repair Program

· Collaborate with other departments that have a role in the Home-ownership and Home Repair Program

· Communicate with all visitors, applicants, board members, staff and community with respect and cultural sensitivity.

· Inform families of opportunities to earn sweat equity hours and effectively track completion to ensure families are accumulating hours as required, provide and display sweat equity reports

· Obtain certifications for Homebuyer Education and post Homebuyer Education training and develop homeowner education program

· Maintain and update Homeowner Tracking Databases for Home-ownership and Home Repair Programs

· Plan outreach to schools, community groups,corporations, governmental organizations, and faith based groups to recruit partner families for homeownership and home repair programs.

· Maintain all homeowner files in an organized manner and up to date with info.

· Conduct presentations when requested by various organizations in the community

· Dedications, meetings, fundraisers and homebuyer education often occur outside of normal business hours, therefore, some evenings and weekends are required. Other duties and assignments may be delegated to the Homeowner Services at anytime

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Qualifications and skills:

· Education level required: Associates Degree

· Strong planning, organization and follow thru skills, and strong attention to detail

· Excellent relationship building skills

· Communicate in an engaging and professional manner, demonstrating description when dealing with sensitive/confidential matters

· Must be highly computer proficient especially in word processing, data bases and spreadsheets

· Strong oral and written communications and analytical skills

· Ability to work with a diverse group of people

· Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus

· Calyx Software experience a plus

· Valid driver’s license.

· Valid auto insurance.

· Ability to lift up to 50 Lbs

· Ability to work independently or as part of a team, adapt to flexible and extended hours, including some weekends and/or evenings

· ABA Mortgage Loan Certification Required upon employment

· Adherence to all policies and procedures

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Fundraiser/Events Coordinator (click to apply)

The Fundraiser/Events 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, build relationships and identify potential sponsors for our home builds, planning and organizing all events for Lakeway Area Habitat for Humanity including but not limited to: yearly fundraisers, group builds, Blitz Builds, etc., Promote events, seek donations, coordinate set up and clean-up of events, send thank you letters. Additionally, the Fundraiser/Events 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
  • Develop and Implement and annual fundraising plan that meets the financial needs of the affiliate
  • Develops and maintains a donor database which includes a log of any contacts made with potential donors and sponsors
  • Oversees data entry and gift acknowledgment activities
  • Assists in identifying and researching grants as needed
  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

AmeriCorps – Store coordinator –Full Time (click to apply)

This is a one year term of service requiring a minimum of 1700 hours. This provides a living stipend of $13,392 which is paid in 24 equal payments. After successful completion of the one year term a Tuition Award of $6,095 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

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required

Office Assistant – AmeriCorp Part time (click to apply)

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

AmeriCorps Service Member position with a one year contract to serve 900 hours.This position offers a living stipend of $6,996.00 is paid out in 24 equal payments over the one year contract. Upon successful completion of the one year term you will receive a tuition award of $3,047.50 which can be used toward future education or to pay down student loans.

Responsibilities:

· Maintains a positive work atmosphere by be having and communicating in a manner so that customers, clients, co-workers,volunteers, and management can get along.

· 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

· Provide receipts for anyone who provides payments

· 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 Event

· 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

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

AmeriCorps – Store coordinator –Part Time (click to apply)

This is a one year term of service requiring a minimum of 900 hours. This provides a living stipend of $6,996 which is paid in 24 equal payments over the 1 year term. After successful completion of the one year term a Tuition Award of $3,047.50 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

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • retail management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • retail: 1 year (Preferred)
  • management: 1 year (Preferred)