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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 11, 2021
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$15.00/hr
Phone(434) 293-9066


Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking a full-time Construction Crew Leader I.

As Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville increases its production from 20 to 40 homes a year, we are presented with several new job openings in our Construction Department. We hope to hire 2-3 people for this role.

A Construction Crew Leader I (CL I) is a full-time, yearlong position intended to effectively support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville in the construction of quality, affordable housing. While working as a Crew Leader I, you will be trained in general carpentry and construction.  Once trained in each area, CL I’s will train and work alongside 5-10 volunteers to assist in building 2-10 homes in the greater Charlottesville area.

No construction experience required!

Job Duties

• Convey professional and positive image of HFHGC through site signage, cleanliness,
organization, safety, and personal attitude
• Set‐up, break down, and manage a typical volunteer day
• Supervise and work directly with volunteers and homebuyers of all skill levels
• Train and supervise volunteers and Crew Leaders in safety, construction
techniques, volunteer supervision and use and maintenance of Habitat property and
• Assist Construction Supervisor in ensuring all necessary materials and tools are onsite
to complete scheduled tasks; help perform material takeoffs to ensure efficiency
• Participate in estimating, tracking, and documenting of construction costs
• Utilize affiliate website and Google Calendar to ensure knowledge of scheduled
volunteers for each project and jobsite
• Participate in weekly construction department meetings
• Ensure retention of volunteers through productive use of their skills/interests/time and
meaningful recognition of their contributions
• Ensure that assigned project sites are safe, clean, and orderly at the end of each work day
• Collect and turn in volunteer information sheets and material delivery receipts weekly
• Be knowledgeable about Habitat’s mission and convey it effectively to volunte

Skills Required

• Positive, “can do” personality
• Passion for affordable housing
• No experience in residential construction required
• Interest in learning construction techniques and skills
• Ability to learn quickly and take initiative with limited direction
• Ability to work well with diverse populations including sponsors, partner families, staff,
community leaders, board members, and other volunteers
• Ability to effectively supervise and inspire volunteers
• Physical ability to lift 50lbs consistently, handle and operate power tools, labor in all
weather conditions
• Strong organizational skills including ability to multi-task effectively
• Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
• General understanding of Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
• Driver’s license and insurable driving record

Work Schedule


Additional Info

Benefits include: Health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, mobile phone
allowance, contribution to retirement account and discount on purchases at the Habitat Store located in
the City of Charlottesville.