Syracuse Habitat for Humanity has been awarded 3 AmeriCorps member positions and is looking for motivated and qualified candidates to serve locally during the 2016 service year.
AmeriCorps, often referred to as the domestic Peace Corps, is a network of National Service programs that engage more than 80,000 Americans each year in intensive service throughout the United States. National Service programs, such as AmeriCorps, are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Throughout the year, AmeriCorps members serving with Syracuse Habitat for Humanity will assist on the construction site, research and produce policies and procedures for construction systems, and assist with resource development.
Applicants who are accepted as AmeriCorps members and commit to serve for one year with Syracuse Habitat for Humanity will join more than 400 other Habitat AmeriCorps who will be placed in more than 110 communities nationwide. These members are anticipated to serve more than 2,200 families, provide more than 650,000 hours of service and engage more than 225,000 volunteers in local community building efforts.
Since Habitat partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service in 1994, more than 8,000 AmeriCorps members have served with Habitat for Humanity, helping Habitat to serve more than 20,000 U.S. families, contributing more than 13 million hours of service, raising tens of millions of dollars in resources and engaging nearly 3.1 million volunteers. For more information or to learn how to apply, please visit www.habitat.org/americorps or www.nationalservice.gov.
*At this time, our Construction Crew Leader position has been filled.