Employment Opportunities

Do you want a job where you will:

  • make a difference in your community?
  • help families become self-sufficient and break the cycle of poverty?
  • work with a highly respected nonprofit, a fun team and a growing local organization?

Apply to work at Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County!

We are hiring for several AmeriCorps VISTA positions. AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to the mission of bringing individuals and communities out of poverty.

 

VISTA positions are great for many types of workers:

  • High school grads pausing before college
  • College grads wanting to get real life work experience
  • Baby boomers not ready to retire
  • Or anyone wanting to explore a career change opportunity!

These full time, year-long positions earn a monthly living stipend. At the completion of service, VISTAS choose to receive either an Education Award or an additional cash stipend. Students and college graduates may be eligible for loan deferment and paid loan interest accrual during service.

 

ReStore Development VISTA

The need: As a funding source for Habitat Waukesha to build more homes in Waukesha County, we need to grow the presence of the ReStore in the community and implement systems that help the store run more efficiently. The ReStore accepts donated home goods and building materials to raise money for the affiliate.
What they do: Determine and cultivate new donation sources. Research and implement systems that help track donations and sales. Work to integrate a second ReStore.
Requirements: Great organizational skills. Comfort with computers and basic software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to explain new concepts to ReStore staff and volunteers.
Great for: College graduates interested in business or non-profit management. Stay-at-home moms returning to the workforce. Anyone looking to work with volunteers or in nonprofit.
More info: ReStore VISTA flyer
Apply now for this position!

 

 

Construction Systems VISTA
The need: As Habitat Waukesha continues to grow, it is necessary to establish systems to keep construction schedules on track and ensure communication between departments.
What they do: Research and implement Construction Management Software. Work directly with the Construction Manager, as well as with Habitat construction supervisors and other builders.
Requirements: Comfort with computers and basic software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to research systems using the Internet and by contacting construction companies or other Habitat affiliates. Good communication skills.
Great for: Retired contractors or construction managers. College graduates interested in non-profit management, skilled trades, or other construction-related fields. Anyone interested in behind the scenes aspects of construction.
More info: Construction VISTA flyer
Apply now for this position!

 

Marketing/Social Media VISTA
The need: To help increase awareness of Habitat Waukesha in the community, it is necessary to develop consistent and effective messaging through social media and other forms of marketing.
What they do: Establish system for consistent social media messaging and create ways of monitoring followers and measuring success. Work with Development Director on special events and print communications (e.g., newsletter). Market new ReStore.
Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communication. Thorough knowledge and comfort with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Self-motivated with ability work both independently and as part of a team.
Great for: College graduates interested in marketing, communications, journalism or similar.
More info: Marketing/Social Media VISTA flyer
Apply now for this position!

 

 

VISTA position application deadline: 03/13/2017. Have any questions? Contact Ben Sheehan at ben@habitatwaukesha.org or 262-309-6025 x205.