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Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County
 AmeriCorps Construction Volunteer Lead 2014
AC
 
CVL
Construction
 
Volunteer
 
Lead
2014
1
 
Version
 
Date:
 
9/23/2013
 
Position
 
Title:
 
AmeriCorps
 
Construction
 
Volunteer
 
Lead
 
(CVL)
 
Department
 
&
 
Site:
 
Construction
 
Dept.,
 
Site
 
TBD
 
Position
 
Overview:
 
Engage
 
our
 
community
 
of 
 
volunteers
 
helping
 
in
 
the
 
construction
 
and
 
repair
 
of 
 
Habitat
 
homes,
 
and
 
contribute
 
in
 
all
 
ways
 
possible
 
to
 
support
 
house
 
completion
 
for
 
our
 
families
.
 
Oversee
 
the
 
safety,
 
construction
 
tasks,
 
hospitality,
 
positive
 
experience,
 
and
 
productivity
 
of 
 
volunteers
 
as
 
well
 
as
 
supporting
 
construction
 
staff 
 
in
 
preparing
 
and
 
maintaining
 
sites.
 
Assume
 
site
 
leadership
 
roles
 
to
 
ensure
 
the
 
smooth
 
functioning
 
of 
 
successful,
 
well
organized
 
sites.
 
Service
 
Term:
 
1
 
February
 
 –
 
20
 
December
 
2014
 
Service
 
to
 
vulnerable
 
population?
 
(under 
 
age
 
18,
 
over 
 
59,
 
or 
 
disabled?)
:
 
Episodic.
 
Service
 
Week
 
(days/times):
 
Tues
Sat,
 
8AM
4:30PM,
 
with
 
occasional
 
evening
 
and
 
Sunday/Monday
 
hours,
 
with
 
notice.
 
Direct
 
Supervisor:
 
TBD__________________________
 
 Also
 
reports
 
to
 
 AmeriCorps
 
Director 
 
 for 
 
 AC 
 
team
 
duties
 
Responsibilities
 
of 
 
the
 
position
 
1)
 
On
 
volunteer
 
leadership
 
days,
 
CVLs
 
will:
 
 
arrive
 
on
 
time
 
to
 
learn
 
your
 
daily
 
tasks
 
from
 
supervisor.
 
 
set
 
up
 
tools
 
and
 
materials
 
to
 
prepare
 
for
 
volunteers.
 
 
greet
 
the
 
volunteers
 
and
 
lead
 
the
 
morning
 
safety
 
briefing,
 
setting
 
clear
 
expectations
 
and
 
a
 
positive
 
tone.
 
 
get
 
volunteers
 
their
 
Personal
 
Protective
 
Equipment.
 
 
Establish
 
rapport
 
in
 
your
 
group,
 
demonstrate
 
construction
 
techniques,
 
and
 
delegate
 
tasks,
 
 
work
 
alongside
 
volunteers,
 
participating
 
in
 
or
 
overseeing
 
their
 
work
 
as
 
appropriate,
 
and
 
answer
 
questions.
 
 
maintain
 
a
 
positive
 
atmosphere
 
within
 
your
 
crew,
 
attending
 
to
 
diverse
 
groups
 
of 
 
people.
 
 
monitor
 
the
 
safety
 
of 
 
work
 
environments
 
at
 
all
 
times.
 
2)
 
On
 
non
volunteer
 
days,
 
CVLs
 
help
 
organize
 
the
 
site
 
to
 
prepare
 
for
 
volunteers:
 
 
Contribute
 
in
 
all
 
ways
 
possible
 
to
 
house
 
completion.
 
 
cleaning
 
and
 
hauling
 
trash,
 
and
 
purchasing
 
supplies.
 
 
learning
 
new
 
construction
 
techniques.
 
 
completing
 
construction
 
tasks
 
through
 
stages
 
that
 
are
 
not
 
as
 
volunteer
friendly.
 
 
perform
 
safety
 
monitoring,
 
walk
throughs,
 
and
 
logging.
 
 
If 
 
needed,
 
take
 
ownership
 
of 
 
one
 
or
 
more
 
Site
 
Leadership
 
Roles
,
 
and
 
support
 
hospitality
 
functions
 
on
 
site:
 
 
Green
 
Building
 
Tracking
:
 
Keep
 
abreast
 
of 
 
tracking
 
requirements
 
for
 
green
 
documentation
 
of 
 
each
 
stage
 
of 
 
the
 
building
 
process,
 
and
 
work
 
with
 
the
 
office
 
green
 
building
 
staff 
 
to
 
ensure
 
documentation
 
is
 
completed.
 
 
Vehicles
 
and 
 
Tools
 
maintenance
:
 
Monitor
 
site
 
and
 
vanpool
 
vehicle
 
performance,
 
perform
 
periodic
 
maintenance
 
checks,
 
bring
 
vehicles
 
for
 
repairs,
 
collect
 
and
 
track
 
gas
 
receipts,
 
and
 
identify
 
tools
 
that
 
are
 
malfunctioning
 
or
 
in
 
need
 
of 
 
maintenance
 
and
 
arrange
 
for
 
repair.
 
 
Families
 
Support 
:
 
attend
 
family
 
orientations
 
and
 
get
 
to
 
know
 
families
 
performing
 
sweat
 
equity
 
on
 
your
 
site,
 
help
 
facilitiate
 
clear
 
communication
 
with
 
family
 
members
 
on
 
site,
 
and
 
bring
 
any
 
issues
 
to
 
the
 
attention
 
of 
 
the
 
Family
 
Services
 
Department.
 
 
ensure
 
all
 
volunteers
 
complete
 
comment
 
cards.
 
Bring
 
any
 
negative
 
responses
 
to
 
the
 
attention
 
of 
 
CEL,
 
CEC,
 
or
 
supervisor.
 
 
if 
 
the
 
CEL
 
is
 
unavailable,
 
help
 
with
 
preparing
 
coffee
 
and
 
hospitality
 
station,
 
and
 
completing
 
waivers
 
and
 
sign
ins.
 
 
keep
 
an
 
eye
 
out
 
always
 
for
 
what
 
might
 
make
 
volunteers’
 
experience
 
better,
 
and
 
 jump
 
in
 
to
 
make
 
it
 
happen.
 
 All 
 
 AmeriCorps
 
members
 
also
 
share
 
responsibility 
 
 for:
 
 
The
 
disaster
 
preparedness
 
education
 
of 
 
low
income
 
individuals
 
(in
 
teams,
 
including
 
pre/post
 
surveys).
 
 
Monthly
 
AmeriCorps
 
team
 
meetings
 
and
 
trainings.
 
 
All
Staff 
 
meetings
 
and
 
events.
 
 
National
 
Day
 
of 
 
Service
 
projects.
 
 
Attending
 
home
 
dedications
 
as
 
you
 
are
 
able.
 
 
Site
 
duties
 
and
 
trainings
 
as
 
specified
 
by
 
your
 
supervisor.
 
 
Generating
 
and
 
sharing
 
stories,
 
photos,
 
and
 
videos
 
about
 
your
 
great
 
work.
 
 
Helping
 
plan
 
and
 
carry
 
out
 
any
 
major
 
AmeriCorps
 
events,
 
such
 
as
 
the
 
HFHI
 
AmeriCorps
 
Build
a
Thon.
 
 
Online
 
assessment
 
surveys.
 
 
HFHSKC
 
staff 
 
&
 
program
 
evaluations.
 
 
AmeriCorps
 
time
 
sheets
 
with
 
labor
 
allocation
 
tracking.
 
 
Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County
 AmeriCorps Construction Volunteer Lead 2014
AC
 
CVL
Construction
 
Volunteer
 
Lead
2014
2
 
Version
 
Date:
 
9/23/2013
 
Qualities
 
sought
 
for
 
this
 
position:
 
 
Outdoor
 
enthusiast:
 
Enjoyment
 
and
 
experience
 
working
 
outside
 
in
 
hot,
 
cold,
 
or
 
rainy
 
weather,
 
while
 
consistently
 
maintaining
 
positive
 
energy
 
and
 
attitude.
 
 
People
 
person:
 
the
 
genuine
 
enjoyment
 
of 
 
meeting
 
and
 
working
 
with
 
new
 
groups
 
of 
 
volunteers
 
each
 
day,
 
teaching
 
them
 
new
 
skills,
 
and
 
sharing
 
your
 
passion
 
for
 
Habitat
 
and
 
our
 
mission.
 
 
Group
 
Leadership
 
&
 
Teambuilding:
 
a
 
history
 
of 
 
engaging
 
and
 
motivating
 
groups
 
of 
 
people
 
toward
 
great
 
experiences
 
(i.e.,
 
camp
 
counselor,
 
youth
 
group
 
leader,
 
trainer,
 
tour
 
guide).
 
 
Detail
 
oriented:
 
the
 
ability
 
to
 
learn
 
and
 
absorb
 
new
 
tasks
 
on
 
a
 
relatively
 
quick
 
basis,
 
and
 
repeat
 
these
 
accurately
 
on
 
your
 
own
 
or
 
in
 
leading
 
groups
 
of 
 
volunteers.
 
 
Training/Teaching:
 
experience
 
with
 
trying
 
different
 
methods
 
to
 
explain
 
and
 
demonstrate
 
what
 
you
 
know
 
to
 
others
 
effectively.
 
 
Leadership:
 
understanding
 
how
 
to
 
take
 
a
 
position
 
of 
 
authority
 
within
 
a
 
group
 
and
 
earn
 
respect,
 
without
 
misusing
 
your
 
power
 
or
 
using
 
that
 
position
 
to
 
your
 
benefit.
 
 
Maturity
 
&
 
Sound
 
Judgment
:
 
can
 
make
 
the
 
right
 
decision
 
in
 
a
 
given
 
situation,
 
considering
 
context
 
and
 
outcomes.
 
 
Construction:
 
experience
 
in
 
a
 
building
 
trade
 
is
 
desired
 
but
 
not
 
required;
 
at
 
minimum,
 
candidates
 
should
 
have
 
a
 
basic
 
aptitude
 
for
 
putting
 
things
 
together,
 
from
 
visualizing
 
plans
 
to
 
carrying
 
out
 
tasks
 
to
 
get
 
there.
 
 
Hospitality
:
 
a
 
demonstrated
 
track
 
record
 
of 
 
excelling
 
at
 
serving
 
others
 
in
 
a
 
professional
 
context
 
(restaurant,
 
hotel,
 
travel
 
hosting,
 
etc.).
 
 
Communication
 
and
 
Accountability:
 
the
 
ability
 
to
 
interact
 
well
 
with
 
teammates
 
and
 
supervisors
 
on
 
a
 
daily
 
basis,
 
including
 
respecting
 
others’
 
requests,
 
asking
 
questions
 
when
 
unclear,
 
and
 
taking
 
responsibility
 
for
 
your
 
actions.
 
 
Initiative
 
&
 
Work
 
Ethic:
 
ability
 
to
 
work
 
both
 
independently
 
and
 
as
 
part
 
of 
 
a
 
group,
 
to
 
maintain
 
momentum
 
as
 
well
 
as
 
take
 
direction.
 
 
Humility
:
 
a
 
healthy
 
appreciation
 
for
 
your
 
limitations
 
and
 
knowing
 
the
 
source
 
of 
 
your
 
strengths.
 
 
Equitability
:
 
Genuine
 
appreciation
 
and
 
fair
 
treatment
 
of 
 
people
 
from
 
all
 
backgrounds,
 
ages,
 
and
 
ability
 
levels.
 
 All 
 
 AmeriCorps
 
members
 
are
 
expected 
 
to
 
be
 
considerate,
 
inclusive,
 
and 
 
supportive
 
of 
 
their 
 
teammates
 
during
 
their 
 
service
 
term.
 
Experience
 
in
 
all 
 
areas
 
is
 
not 
 
required;
 
but 
 
a
 
servant’s
 
heart,
 
 positive
 
attitude,
 
and 
 
the
 
willingness
 
to
 
learn
 
are.
 
Physical
 
Requirements,
 
Service
 
Site
 
Environment,
 
&
 
Personal
 
Vehicle
 
Physical 
 
Requirements
 
Members
 
in
 
this
 
role
 
must
 
be
 
able
 
to:
 
 
Work
 
with
 
one's
 
hands
 
 
Be
 
on
 
one’s
 
feet
 
for
 
extended
 
periods
 
of 
 
time
 
 
Work
 
on
 
ladders
 
and
 
on
 
scaffolding
 
up
 
to
 
3
 
stories
 
 
Lift
 
50
 
lbs.
 
 
Use
 
hand
 
tools,
 
power
 
tools
 
&
 
heavy
 
equipment.
 
Note:
 
Habitat 
 
 for 
 
Humanity 
 
of 
 
Seattle
King
 
County 
 
adheres
 
to
 
all 
 
local,
 
state,
 
and 
 
 federal 
 
laws
 
and 
 
will 
 
make
 
reasonable
 
accommodations
 
 for 
 
 AmeriCorps
 
members
 
with
 
special 
 
needs.
 
If 
 
you
 
 feel 
 
you
 
have
 
 physical 
 
limitations
 
which
 
will 
 
keep
 
you
 
 from
 
 performing
 
the
 
required 
 
duties
 
of 
 
a
 
 position,
 
 please
 
contact 
 
the
 
Program
 
Director 
 
or 
 
the
 
HFHSKC 
 
Human
 
Resources
 
Department 
 
to
 
discuss
 
 possible
 
accommodations.
 
Service
 
Site
 
Environment 
 
Safety
 
of 
 
self 
 
&
 
others
 
is
 
first
 
priority.
 
Personal
 
safety
 
equipment
 
is
 
provided
 
to
 
all
 
AmeriCorps
 
members
 
while
 
working
 
on
 
the
 
construction
 
site.
 
Service
 
is
 
outdoors
 
regardless
 
of 
 
inclement
 
weather
 
(hot,
 
cold,
 
rain,
 
etc.)
 
and
 
often
 
physically
 
demanding,
 
strenuous
 
&
 
fast
 
paced.
 
Position
 
involves
 
lifting
 
&
 
carrying
 
of 
 
materials.
 
Members
 
are
 
responsible
 
for
 
providing
 
themselves
 
with
 
rain
 
gear
 
&
 
appropriate
 
sturdy
 
boots
 
(reimbursement
 
stipend
 
provided.)
 
Equipment 
 
 provided:
 
 
Safety
 
glasses,
 
ear
 
plugs,
 
hardhat,
 
Gloves
 
 
Tool
 
belt
 
&
 
tools:
 
Hammer,
 
tape,
 
square,
 
cat’s
 
paw,
 
pencil,
 
etc.
 
 
Other
 
tools
 
and
 
safety
 
gear
 
as
 
needed
 
for
 
tasks
 
 
Stipend
 
for
 
rain
 
gear
 
&
 
boots
 
 
Access
 
to
 
phone,
 
fax,
 
and
 
internet
 
(note:
 
CVLs
 
will
 
not
 
be
 
assigned
 
an
 
agency
 
email
 
address).
 
Personal 
 
Vehicle
 
required? 
 
No
 
Yes.
 
Habitat
 
vehicles
 
are
 
provided
 
for
 
all
 
required
 
travel
 
to
 
and
 
between
 
service
 
sites.
 
All
 
members
 
must
 
obtain
 
a
 
Washington
 
State
 
drivers’
 
license
 
within
 
two
 
weeks
 
of 
 
the
 
start
 
of 
 
service,
 
and
 
be
 
willing
 
to
 
drive
 
Habitat
 
vehicles
 
as
 
needed,
 
including
 
for
 
the
 
transport
 
of 
 
other
 
people.
 
Members
 
will
 
be
 
required
 
to
 
submit
 
a
 
drivers
 
license
 
copy
 
and
 
Department
 
of 
 
Motor
 
Vehicles
 
Report
 
from
 
their
 
home
 
state
 
to
 
determine
 
driving
 
eligibility.
 
Any
 
member
 
choosing
 
to
 
use
 
a
 
personal
 
vehicle
 
for
 
service
related
 
tasks
 
must
 
submit
 
proof 
 
of 
 
their
 
own
 
insurance
 
to
 
be
 
eligible
 
for
 
mileage
 
reimbursement.
 

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