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A year of service with Habitat AmeriCorps – DC District Of Columbia!

Habitat for Humanity DC District Of Columbia Full-Time
$13,992.00 - $15,570.00 / year
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Habitat for Humanity is seeking to fill 400+ AmeriCorps positions in communities across the United States.  For one year, you can get paid to build homes and confidence while gaining real world experience. You can serve in your own backyard or travel to a new community across the country. Connect with people from all different walks of life and work together to make a difference. These full time service positions offer a great opportunity, especially for recent graduates, to make a real impact in the lives of others while simultaneously building your own knowledge and skillset.  


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As you serve full time for 10 ½ to 12 months, you will earn a monthly living allowance ranging from $900 - $1400 a month. Additional benefits if you qualify include: the Segal Education Award, Student Loan Forbearance, Paid Leave Time and Child Care Assistance.  


Most members will begin service in August and September 2019.


What we do

Everyone deserves a decent place to live. Here at Habitat, we build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. We believe in providing access to decent and affordable housing, partnering with future Habitat homeowners to create a place to call home.


What you will do

As a Habitat AmeriCorps member, you will be placed in one of our 100+ communities supported by our local Habitat offices. You will use your passion and commitment to service to meet the needs of our local Habitat offices by engaging communities, building capacity, and increasing productivity.  There are many individualized roles to choose from, so finding one that utilizes your strengths and unique skillset should be pretty easy.  We offer positions ranging from construction to volunteer management to project development. 

Habitat AmeriCorps is designed to help deliver more services to families. As an AmeriCorps member, you could lead build activities, recruit and coordinate volunteers or perform community outreach. All the while, you will develop as a leader and professional through hands-on and non-profit experience, becoming a champion for safe, affordable housing. 


·         18 years of age or older

·         U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident

·         Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving) 



·         Positions terms range from 46 ½ weeks (direct service roles) to 52 weeks (indirect service roles)

·         Living Allowance - $900 to $2,000 per month

·         AmeriCorps Education Award - Upon successful completion of your AmeriCorps term, you will earn an AmeriCorps of $6,095 pre-tax


For more information and individual listings, visit:   Habitat AmeriCorps Service Positions



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Since its founding in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller, Habitat for Humanity International has built and rehabilitated more than 150,000 houses with families in need, becoming a true world leader in addressing the issues of poverty housing.

Koinonia Farm and the Fund for Humanity
The concept that grew into Habitat for Humanity International was born at Koinonia Farm, a small, interracial, Christian farming community founded in 1942 outside of Americus, Ga., by farmer and biblical scholar Clarence Jordan. The Fullers first visited Koinonia in 1965, having recently left a successful business in Montgomery, Ala., and all the trappings of an affluent lifestyle to begin a new life of Christian service. At Koinonia, Jordan and Fuller developed the concept of "partnership housing" -- where those in need of adequate shelter would work side by side with volunteers to build simple, decent houses.

The houses would be built with no profit added and no interest charged. Building would be financed by a revolving Fund for Humanity. The fund's money would come from the new homeowners' house payments, donations and no-interest loans provided by supporters and money earned by fund-raising activities. The monies in the Fund for Humanity would be used to build more houses.

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