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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2019
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeVolunteer or Hourly Wage


Habitat for Humanity of Louisa County (HFHLC) is a Christian based non‐profit organization creating simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with low-income families, volunteers and the community of Louisa County.  Homes are built with a volunteer labor force including homeowner families, corporate, civic, and church groups.

The Chapter Director, through effective leadership and a vision for success, is responsible for enabling HFHLC’s ability to serve families of Louisa County in need of affordable housing. This is to be achieved in accordance with the direction, policies and objectives set by Greater Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH), our area affiliate. General responsibilities include managing organizational operations, maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure of the chapter, and directing public relations.


Job Duties

1) Organizational Operations

  1. Oversee all operations of the chapter
  2. Have a working knowledge of all policies of the affiliate
  3. Conduct five-year updates of the strategic plan
  4. Ensure the development of an annual budget, including attainable goals for fund-raising.
  5. Prepare reports as needed – monthly reports to Steering Committee, quarterly reports to the Board of Directors, quarterly statistics to the Compliance Officer

2) Organizational Infrastructure

  1. Maintain and enhance the infrastructure of the Chapter, ensuring there are sufficient volunteers to accomplish the following functions: Construction, Communications, Finance, Fundraising, Grant Coordination Homeowner Services, and Volunteer Coordination
  2. Ensure the work of the subcommittees is an achievable implementation of the strategic plan

3) Public Relations

  1. Serve as the public face and Chapter spokesperson
  2. Expand and maintain HFHLC visibility and partnerships within the community

Skills Required

  • Experience in professional business environment
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail: organized, able to produce accurate financial documents and meet deadlines
  • Ability to supervise support staff
  • Competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other common database software
  • Ability to recruit, train and work with volunteers
  • Ability to work effectively and compassionately with low-income residents
  • Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
  • Positive, “can do” personality

Work Schedule

Part-time. 10 hrs/wk.