Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco
Make a real difference and impact with Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco! AmeriCorps members are critical to the success of Habitat for Humanity GSF, and play an integral role in providing leadership on our project sites, inspiring volunteers every day and creating new systems in order to build capacity for the organization and the families we serve. Our members are the ambassadors of Habitat GSF, interacting with over 8,000 volunteers, partner families and community stakeholders. During a year of service with Habitat GSF, AmeriCorps members will gain insight to the inner workings of a non-profit organization and gain hands-on experience in leadership, public speaking and community development. Benefits beyond the AmeriCorps living allowance and education award include a housing stipend of $600/month, carpool and service transportation options, a professional development stipend, and for construction leads, work gear reimbursement. Join our Habitat family and work with an amazing group of professionals and an inspiring leadership team, while creating affordable housing solutions with hard-working families in San Francisco, Marin and the Peninsula. For more information about Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, please visit our website.
Resource Development - Faith Relations
As a Resource Development VISTA, with a focus area of Faith Relations, your primary responsibility will be to complete the development of our interfaith program. With two years of groundwork by previous VISTA members, you will ensure sustainability through outreach, resource development and systems implementation. You will proactively outreach to potential faith partners, grow a strategic faith program, and build those relationships in order to maximize outreach and revenue growth. We know that with your help, we could greatly grow our presence within the faith communities, bringing churches, temples and coalitions together to build and repair homes each year through the contribution of volunteers and financial resources.
• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Driver's license
• Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel/PowerPoint), Internet research
• Project management experience
• Public speaking experience
• Knowledge of Raiser's Edge
Benefits of Service:
• For more information about these benefits (excluding MAP), please visit the VISTA Campus.
• AmeriCorps VISTA living allowance of $20,640 – paid over the 1 year of full-time service, and determined by geographic area
• Segal Education Award of $5,815 (lifetime maximum of 2) OR end-of-service cash stipend of $1,500 – both are dependent on successful completion of service
• Healthcare Allowance – a reimbursement program that covers some out-of-pocket, non-premium costs, up to $7,150, associated with healthcare. Please note: this is not a healthcare insurance plan; if you do not have healthcare coverage, you have 60 days from your service start date to sign-up for healthcare coverage through the Marketplace.
• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Relocation Travel Allowance up to $1,000 & Settling In Allowance of $550 (if eligible)
• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
• 10 personal and 10 sick leave days
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) Status – upon successfully completing service, you will receive one year of NCE for employment in the federal government. Please note: this does not guarantee you a federal job.
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources
What’s in it for you?
At the end of the service year, you will have helped us raise $50,000. In addition, you will have developed our faith relations more deeply, and engaged new partners to support our community development efforts. This increase in revenue and growth in our faith relations will enable us to increase our impact in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula; it will also bring us closer to our "2020 Vision", which will invest $200 million in revitalizing local neighborhoods and addressing the critical need to house our Bay Area workforce, bringing financial stability to thousands of working families.
What’s needed to apply?
• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section
Apply here: https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/hfh-greater-san-francisco-vista-resource-dev-faith-relations