Employment Opportunities


Position: Project Coordinator
Work Location: Columbia County
Time & Salary: 20 to 40 hours per week, flexible $20 to 30 per hour
Reports to: Construction Manager and Executive Director

Application Deadline: July 26, 2024

Position Description
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes in partnership with people and families in need of decent, affordable housing. It is essential to involve community members in this mission. Construction volunteers arrive on site with varying skill levels. The successful candidate for this position will be tasked with providing a meaningful volunteer experience while maintaining a high level of quality construction and a safe work environment for all construction projects.
The Project Coordinator will assist the Construction Manager and provide on-site supervision of volunteers. This person will lead volunteer construction teams and use excellent customer service skills to engage community volunteers while they are on the job site. This position requires vigilant adherence to OHSA safety standards. Participation in networking events and training with other Habitat affiliates is required.
In addition, the Project Coordinator will manage repair projects, conduct job assessment, hire subcontractors, ensure all contracts are signed, collect liability insurance documentation and other administrative task related to the program.
CCHFH is focused on capacity building. There is room for growth with this position.

 Complete Habitat for Humanity Competent person training and other required OSHA training annually.
 Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring.
 Present a safety briefing and a jobsite orientation and goals for the day for all volunteer groups.
 Assess volunteer skills and ensure volunteers understand how to safely use tools and equipment.
 Ensures that CCHFH’s volunteer liability waivers are completed and safety policies are observed.
 Complete incident reports for any onsite injuries.
 Maintain a clean and organized work site.
 Maintain an inventory of safety equipment onsite.
 Oversee inventory and maintenance of tools.
 Determine the optimal number of volunteers for the task, tools needed and organize work parties that are productive and inclusive of all (homeowners, skilled long-term volunteers, unskilled daily volunteers and interested groups).
 Greet volunteers on group work days. Treat all home owners, volunteers, donors, vendors, compliance officials, visitors, neighbors and staff with warmth, dignity and respect.
 Supervise and lead a team of volunteers through daily construction activities. Anticipate and plan volunteer activities to ensure all volunteers have meaningful tasks. Be present on site to ensure tasks at hand are explained clearly.
 Record volunteers’ hours and submit to the office staff.
 Assess and coordinate all volunteer needs at work sites i.e. refreshments, PPE, etc.
 Work with supervisor to mitigate on-site problems.

Repair Program Planning & Execution
 Work with Executive Director to develop home repair program.
 Meet with clients and assess the scope of work
 Develop budget and meet with clients to sign contracts
 Collect bids and hire subcontractors
 Maintain client confidentiality
New Home Construction
 Supervise construction volunteers in a manner that reflects our culture and encourages future participation, with an emphasis on safety, quality fellowship and mission.
 Provide assistance to the Construction Manager as needed.
 Interpret construction drawings, and then work with the Construction Manager to gather the tools and materials necessary to execute the plans.
 Monitor construction work for quality, code compliance, and safe practices.
 Consult with Construction Manager to update construction schedule.
 Organize and lead weekly construction committee meetings.
 Successfully negotiate resolution of inspection issues.
 Provide updates regarding project status to Construction Manager and Executive Director.
ReStore renovation projects and maintenance
Other duties as assigned

 4+ years residential construction experience required. Must be familiar with construction tools and methods used in all phases of residential construction.
 Must have the ability to relate to people of different races, colors, religions, genders, ages and national origins.
 Ability to teach basic construction techniques to unskilled volunteers in a manner that is easily understood and not intimidating to the novice.
 Ability to read blueprints.
 Understand, support, respect and advocate for Habitat for Humanity’s mission.
 Must possess the ability to work independently.
 Strong communication and leadership skills
 Individual must be organized with paperwork and capable of good task follow-up
 Experience as a lead carpenter/construction supervisor a plus.
 Must have the ability to complete the HFHI version of OSHA Competent Person Training.
 A valid driver’s license and good driving record that is acceptable to CCHFH’s auto insurer, reliable transportation.
 Team oriented; willing to learn from peers and networking group
 Access to email and phone
 Basic computer skills.
 Ability to pass a criminal background/sex offender check
 CCB license not required

Physical Requirements
 Ability to stand most or all day; maneuver on a construction site (over dirt, rocks, piles of material, uneven ground, etc.)
 Ability to climb ladders, bend, kneel and reach, in awkward and tiring positions
 Ability to work on ladders and heights up to two-stories.
 Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions.
 Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.

Benefits include: SIMPLE IRA with 3% employer match.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

Email your resume and cover letter to janderson.cchfh@gmail.com with “Project Coordinator” in the subject line

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