Currently Hiring: Construction Site Supervisor: Help build lives and community by working with a dedicated and mission-driven Chatham Habitat for Humanity to enable low-income families to achieve their dream of homeownership. Chatham Habitat for Humanity is located in Pittsboro, North Carolina and serves Chatham County. We build and sell homes with affordable mortgages to low-income families.
The Construction Site Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day construction activity on specific job sites, while working with other staff, volunteers, and future homebuyers to build energy-efficient, affordable, quality houses.
Qualifications: Applicants must be detail oriented and committed to quality work. 1-3 years residential construction experience with good hands-on carpentry skills required, and experience working with volunteers helpful. Must be able to do physical work, lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, work on roofs and in crawlspaces, work on knees, and stand for 4 hours at a time. Helpful if knowledgeable about Green Building and energy-efficient construction. Applicants must follow directions well, have good people skills, be well organized, and be able to work both collaboratively and independently. Helpful if applicants have previous experience with Habitat for Humanity. Bilingual (English / Spanish preferred. Opportunity to learn and develop new skills.
This is a full-time position (40 hours / week) with full benefits. Work hours are typically Tuesday – Saturday. Pay is $15-$18/hour, depending on skills and experience. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Walter Bestwick at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be considered.
Chatham Habitat for Humanity provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.
Project Interns will plan and implement a project within a specific area of work (construction, outreach, advocacy, etc.). While unpaid, interns can receive course credit or service hours, as well as opportunities to attend Chatham Habitat meetings and special events. This is a good opportunity for students who are looking to learn more about the nonprofit sector. We do occasionally have small stipends available to Construction Interns. (If you're a student Construction student at CCCC and are interested in an internship with CHFH, please talk to your instructors!)
Even if we don’t have a current job opening that suits you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! We are always looking for regular volunteers (a great way to fill the time while you’re looking for work), and are also open to developing structured internships for students or other people who are interested in learning more about non-profits. We have had interns in Construction and Resource Development (fundraising, communications) in the past, and are open to similar opportunities in Family Services or the ReStores.