Careers

Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity is a dynamic, community-based non-profit organization that strives to create an environment where all volunteers, families and employees can be successful. The organization has a range of career opportunities that are posted at various times throughout the year. Please see below for our current openings.

Current Openings

Project Goals: 
The CVHFH ReStore AmeriCorps VISTA position will build capacity for ReStore in developing a robust product-based donation procurement program and boosting ReStore’s volunteer engagement efforts.  The Resource Development VISTA will accomplish procurement by building strong relationships and developing a sustainable marketing and engagement plan with area dealers, manufacturers, warehousing industries, small businesses and distributors. This position will also be responsible for deepening the relationships with current ReStore volunteers, as well as recruiting new volunteers. This presents the unique opportunity to wrap your arms around our community and make a deep, sustainable impact.

Member Activities:

  • Build strong relationships with current and potential donors and volunteers.
  • Develop and implement a sustainable donation procurement program.  
  • Implement creative strategies to recruit and train new volunteers.
  • Evaluate potential donor(s) to identify level of partnership and/or service ReStore can provide.
  • Work with ReStore management to understand the importance and systems of donation processing.

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken word
  • Dynamic communication, public speaking, and relationship-building skills
  • Basic computer skills, including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Self-direction, motivation, and ability to manage projects independently, staying organized to meet deadlines
  • Prior experience in outside sales and customer service preferred
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic personality that inspires and motivates engagement
  • A passion for Habitat’s mission, believing in a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Position may require outreach in the community, including visiting buildings and homes that may have stairs, as well as serving on project sites that might have uneven terrain.
  • Able to travel for trainings

Benefits:

Living Allowance $11,880 (paid bi-weekly)
Segal Education Award $5,815 education award or $1,500 stipend
Duration 12 months/365 days (full-time capacity only)
Days Of 10 vacation/personal days and 10 sick days plus affiliate holidays
Housing Allowance Up to $100 per month for qualified housing expense (Payed directly to lender/landlord)
Relocation Reimbursement If relocating 50 miles or more, relocation mileage reimbursement at 23cents/per mile up to $1,000 plus $550(taxable) stipend payable on first paycheck
Employment/Education Outside education course work and part-time employment (approval required) is allowed outside of service hours (evenings/weekends)
Start Date: Mandatory training (Paid for by VISTA) days prior to start date

Position placement is contingent on applicable National Service Criminal History Checks such as National Sex Offender Public Website, State of service and State of Residence Criminal History Check, and FBI fingerprint check. 

 

APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Jonny Lipford at jonny.lipford@cvhabitat.org 

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

About Habitat

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.