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Getting Things Done

AmeriCorps members contribute to the growth of nonprofit organizations nationwide. Members commit to an intensive year of service in schools, community and faith-based organizations, and public agencies in order to tackle some of the nation's largest problems. Nationally, Habitat for Humanity is one of AmeriCorps' most active partners with more than 8,000 members serving with Habitat affiliate since 1994, meeting the needs of more than 20,000 families and engaging more than 3.1 million volunteers in our mission. Each year, AmeriCorps members help our affiliate increase our efficiency and impact by engaging the Pittsburgh community in our mission, developing partnerships with local organizations, and by bringing new ideas and perspectives to the table. 



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Details of the program

HFHGP will be hosting two AmeriCorps members for the 2017-2018 service year! This AmeriCorps member will serve as a Construction Crew Leader, assiting in the hands-on construction tasks such as drywall, demolition, framing, painting, landscaping, etc. The AmeriCorps member will help lead groups of volunteers and ensure safety and efficiency during volunteer work, including setting up and and cleaning up project sites, keeping site logs for each project completed, and helping manage materials at the worksite and the affiliate warehouse.  Contact Derek Kendall-Morris (see contact information below) for more details.

Members commit to serving for a one year term and receive a modest living allowance and an education award upon completion of service. This award can be applied to future tuition payments and/or many existing loans. Click here to access the application. Inquiries can be directed to Derek Kendall-Morris P: 412-450-8520 ext.14  | E:


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is to eliminate substandard housing in Allegheny County by bringing people together to build, rehabilitate, and repair homes, communities, and hope.