Alamosa, Colorado

Habitat Projects Assistant

Habitat for Humanity -- Alamosa, Colorado

1- or 2-year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service

 

 

The Projects Assistant is an integral part of the ongoing success of this primarily volunteer-run program. While much of the work can be done Monday-Friday, there will be some weekend activities seasonally. Major responsibilities of the position:

Habitat Store
This position will primarily be volunteer outreach and donation procurement. Other responsibilities include overseeing our ebay store, working on the Store floor, running the cash register, opening/closing the store, handling cash, accepting donations, organizing merchandise. Help with promotion and marketing of materials at the Store. Organize reports with the Store Manager and other tasks as needed.

Construction
Work with Construction Supervisor 1-2 days per week as needed for various construction tasks. With over 320 days of sunshine, our Habitat chapter focuses on building passive solar homes. Patience and ability to follow instructions are more important than construction skills.

Recycling

  • Coordinating can collections
  • Money box collection and management
  • Collecting and shipping Inkjet cartridges for recycling

The position has much variety and requires the ability to organize and prioritize tasks. Depending on the skills and interest of the volunteer, as well as the needs/budget of the Habitat chapter in a given year, this position may be set up as a part-time placement in collaboration with another part-time placement site.

Other skills desired:

  • Good phone communication
  • Self-motivated
  • Creative thinker
  • Able to follow through on tasks
  • Problem solver
  • Excellent people skills
  • Desktop publishing skills (publisher or adobe)
  • Construction experience a plus, but not required
  • Bi-lingual Spanish and/or experience with Hispano cultures a plus

 

 

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