Available Positions

 
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. Currently available positions are listed below; click on the titles to see more information and to apply.
Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Job Summary:

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time position of Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to submit their resumes and cover letters for the position.

The Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for researching, identifying, and writing proposals for both restricted and unrestricted gifts; managing relationships with corporate and foundation partners; and for submitting timely and accurate reports for grant funded projects. This position will also serve as a liaison between fundraising, construction, and marketing teams to ensure proper cultivation and stewardship of institutional supporters.

The Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for generating revenue from corporate and foundation sources, and reaching specific annual budgetary goals.

Primary Duties:

  • Establish and manage relationship engagement process for corporate partners and foundations
  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to corporate partners and foundations
  • Perform prospect research on corporations and foundations to evaluate mission alignment for future grant or sponsorship request submissions
  • Serve as the primary relationship manager for corporate partners and foundations, ensuring proper engagement, recognition, volunteer opportunities, inclusion in events, and on signage
  • Develop and implement donation acknowledgment process for all institutional supporters
  • Secure sponsorships for fundraisers, home dedication ceremonies, and donor stewardship events from corporate partners
  • Serve as a primary point of contact between Habitat Greater Boston and Habitat for Humanity International for grants associated with Build Days and various corporate partnerships
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather information necessary to report to foundation/corporate funders on current grants and sponsorship programs
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate partners
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Help develop and coordinate build site events for corporate and foundation guests
  • Represent Habitat Greater Boston in external speaking opportunities and other gatherings of supporters
  • Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by Director of Development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in grant writing and/or corporate relations management
  • Success with grant writing and securing grants of $10,000+, and with corporate giving and securing gifts of $5,000+
  • Sound knowledge of the Greater Boston philanthropic community
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License

Background and Skills:

  • Excellent oral, written and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines for grants’ applications and reporting
  • A willing team member with strong interpersonal skills who enjoys meeting people and building relationships
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of gathering good data, maintaining consistent records, and establishing metrics to evaluate impact
  • Experience in the non-profit environment, including interaction with board and committee members
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively, and independently
  • Keen understanding of poverty and factors contributing to it
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and database software. Knowledge of fundraising CRMs a plus.

Compensation:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience (salary range $65,000 – $75,000). Benefits include paid sick and personal time, vacation, and holidays. 75% employer-paid health insurance and $1,000 stipend towards dental expenses.

Schedule:

The schedule will be Monday-Friday, with the option of working remotely for up to three days per week. Must be open to working occasional evenings and weekends. Habitat Greater Boston reserves the right to change workplace policy at any time.

About Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston improves the lives of hardworking families through access to affordable and successful homeownership. Our unique and empowering model brings together groups of dedicated volunteers, supporters, and low-income families to build low-cost and environmentally sustainable homes while strengthening local neighborhoods.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International and is responsible for its own funding and management. To learn more, please visit our website at habitatboston.org.

To Apply

  • A cover letter and grant writing samples are required as part of this application. Submit your files to Hiring Director at hiring@habitatboston.org. Please include “Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations” in the subject line.
  • We are looking to fill this position in early 2022 and encourage serious candidates to submit their applications at this time for consideration.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.

Construction Site Supervisor

Full-time, non-exempt

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time position of Construction Site Supervisor.

Schedule (days/times): Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, occasional overtime

Compensation:  Competitive wage based on experience.  Paid vacation and holidays.  Employer-paid or contributed health, life and disability insurance.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston has an immediate opportunity for a mission-driven individual with broad construction experience to work on Habitat construction sites in the Greater Boston area.  Reporting to the Director of Construction, this position is responsible and accountable for planning and execution of all building activities, and training and management of skilled or unskilled volunteers on a daily basis at one of our construction sites.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute building activities for skilled and unskilled volunteers
  • Work with the Director of Construction to create and maintain the project schedule
  • Communicate with Director of Construction to plan volunteer days, order construction   materials and equipment, coordinate required building inspections, and schedule subcontractors
  • Manage subcontractors on site
  • Maintain safe and orderly job site and job site activities
  • Train and supervise site assistants, interns, and volunteers in residential construction tasks
  • Maintain quality control and safety of all construction practices
  • Document records of site activities, personnel, and expenses as required
  • Attend safety trainings as required
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for purchase by low income families
  • Commitment to working with an organization that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills:

Required:

  • Broad knowledge of residential construction from framing to finish work
  • Experience training inexperienced staff or volunteers in construction tasks
  • Three years on-site residential construction experience
  • Ability to read residential blueprints and build to design specifications
  • General knowledge of applicable building codes
  • Experience with Microsoft and Google Suite of products

Preferred:

  • Ability to simplify and teach construction methods
  • Ability to manage large groups of unskilled volunteers
  • Habitat for Humanity or other nonprofit experience
  • Previous volunteer management experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Construction Site Environment:

Construction sites are active construction sites with uneven terrain. This position will work both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather. Construction tools will be provided.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line: Construction Site Supervisor to construction@habitatboston.org

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.

Carpenter and Assistant Site Supervisor

Full-time, non-exempt

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time position of Carpenter and Assistant Site Supervisor.

Schedule (days/times): Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, occasional overtime

Compensation:  Competitive wage based on experience.  Paid vacation and holidays.  Employer-paid or contributed health, life and disability insurance.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston has an immediate opportunity for a mission-driven individual with broad construction experience to work on Habitat construction sites in the Greater Boston area.  Reporting to the Director of Construction, this position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of building activities on a daily basis at one of our construction sites. Additionally, as carpenter, this position directly and independently performs various building tasks with a level of experience as needed and to keep projects on schedule.

Primary Responsibilities:

Carpenter:

  • Perform general construction tasks independently
  • Layout foundations, walls and mechanical systems as needed and per blueprints

Assistant Site Supervisor:

  • Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and rehab homes
  • Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers
  • Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring.
  • Attend safety trainings as required
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for purchase by low income families
  • Commitment to working with an organization that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills:

Required:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • One year on-site residential construction experience
  • Experience with Microsoft and Google Suite of products

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of – and willingness to promote – the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity
  • Ability to read residential blueprints and build to design specifications
  • General knowledge of applicable building codes
  • Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Construction Site Environment:

Construction sites are active construction sites with uneven terrain. This position will work both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather. Construction tools will be provided.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line: Carpenter/Assistant Site Supervisor to construction@habitatboston.org

 

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.

 


Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with low-income families who need decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

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