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Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity Construction Coordinator in Florence, Massachusetts

FLORENCE Construction Coordinator Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking to add a new member to our small staff to support the work of building affordable homes in Hampshire and Franklin Counties for people with low-incomes. We are actively seeking diverse candidates with great project management skills and knowledge of residential construction who want to work in a collaborative environment with volunteers from many backgrounds. We are a solid non-profit organization with over 30 years of experience building simple, affordable, energy efficient homes to build strength, stability and self-reliance for our community. Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity (PVHH) builds strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership in Franklin and Hampshire Counties in western Massachusetts. Habitat is a housing ministry dedicated to strengthening communities by empowering low-income families to change their lives and the lives of future generations through homeownership opportunities. This is accomplished by working in partnership with diverse people, from all walks of life, to build simple, decent, affordable housing. Our local Habitat tries to incorporate many sustainable practices into our construction process and builds all new homes to ENERGY STAR standards. Purpose: Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity primarily utilizes volunteers and subcontractors on our construction sites (under the oversight of our construction consultant). The Construction Coordinator is responsible for coordinating volunteers, subcontractors, tasks, and materials that are critical to Habitat building projects. Time Commitment: Average 32 hours per week Pay: $20 to $25 per hour depending on experience. Benefits: We believe in supporting the health and well-being of our employees. To support our employees, we offer all employees working 30 hours or more per week: ? Paid leave - 12 paid holidays, paid sick days, paid vacation days (pro-rated to 80% of full time) ? Group health insurance with a shared contribution for premium costs ? Long-term disability insurance ? A 401(k) retirement plan Reporting: The Construction Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with volunteers and the construction consultant. Schedule: Meetings with volunteers occur at fixed times, but many other hours can be flexible. Availability on some weekends to get volunteers started and during the week to coordinate with other staff and contractors required. Responsibilities: ? Work with the construction manager and key volunteers to plan tasks for upcoming build days. ? Schedule and coordinate work days with outside volunteer groups and individual volunteers. ? Review volunteer calendar weekly to ensure supervisors are available for all build days. ? Ensure that the appropriate tools, materials, and equipment are on site in advance of all build days so that the volunteers can have a productive and positive experience. ? Understand elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure that volunteers have a consistently good experience thus motivating them to return. Complete job description at: