AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity

About AmeriCorps

Chelsee Barrett, HFH of Central Lane Volunteer and Program Coordinator.
You can read her Americorps experience here.

Available positions at
Habitat for Humanity of Central Lane
Full time Americorps Service Position!
Construction Crew Leader

Habitat for Humanity of Central Lane is looking for a Construction Crew Leader to lead volunteers in the construction of new homes and repairs and ensuring a safe and enjoyable volunteer experience. During the year of service, the member will gain insight into working with a nonprofit organization through hands-on experience in leadership and community development. No construction experience required. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Service term begins October/November 2020.
To apply, submit a completed application here: 

Click here to learn more about the position

Amanda Adams, former Volunteer and Program Manager for HFH of Central Lane shares her AmeriCorps story. Click here to read her story.

AmeriCorps is a national service program that provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to meet critical community needs. Through full-time service opportunities in Eugene, Habitat AmeriCorps members can serve in leadership roles on active build sites or in our local Habitat office engaging our community.

Members serve a 10.5 month term of service and in exchange for their service receive a monthly living stipend. After completing the program members are awarded $6,195 Education Award that can be used to pay back eligible student loans or help pay for eligible future education. Habitat for Humanity assists members with the housing cost burden and provides opportunities for numerous other means of professional and personal development.

Benefits of Service

Benefits of Service:

  • Living allowance minimum of $15,850 for approximately 10 ½ months of service
  • Segal Education Award of $6,195 (upon successful completion of service)
  • Members are eligible to enrol in an Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
  • Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans. Accrued interest on qualified loans is eligible for payment by the National Service Trust.
  • Personal and medical leave – approximately 10 days total.
  • Workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Child care benefits, if you qualify. Details can be found at americorpschildcare.com.
  • Member Assistance Program, which offers services such as counselling and financial planning resources.
  • Housing assistance

To apply: Search HFH of Central Lane at habitat.org/americorps. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Service term begins in October/November 2020.

Habitat for Humanity of Central Lane is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Us

Chelsee Barrett
Volunteer and Program Coordinator
Host Site Manager
(541)741-1707