Welcome to Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity’s career webpage for administration, construction, and ReStore positions. Our Habitat for Humanity affiliate office is always looking for passionate, motivated, and community-minded leaders to strengthen our 501(c)(3)’s impact in Santa Fe by building local affordable housing for those who need it most. 

Listed below are the current employment and internship opportunities available. If you are interested in working for Santa Fe Habitat or would like to share your skillset with us, please send us an email so we can get to know you. 

To apply for one of these positions, please submit a cover letter and resume to info@santafehabitat.org and make the subject line the position title to which you are applying. 

Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon! 

Now Hiring

Tentative start – Spring 2022 or open until filled

For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands-on experience and prepare for your future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while building your own knowledge and skillset.

AmeriCorps National members serve the community in direct service and capacity-building activities.

What will you do?

The construction crew leader plays an integral part in building and repairing homes. Lead groups of skills and unskilled volunteers and homeowner families in construction activities while maintaining a safe, efficient work environment, thus, developing and enhancing your volunteer management and construction skills.

  • Typically serve Tuesday – Saturday on the building site.
  • Assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry, and landscaping.
  • Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, critical home repair, and weatherization projects.
  • Lead small groups of volunteers and facilitate safe and positive experiences for everyone working on site.
  • Maintain site safety by adhering to Habitat construction safety policies, modeling best practices and guidelines, volunteer education and site monitoring.
  • This position will focus on home construction aspects of Habitat affiliate operations.

Where will you serve?

Known as “the Land of Enchantment” New Mexico’s stunning landscape, unique culture, and delicious cuisine make Santa Fe a wonderful place to live and serve. Located where the high desert meets the Rocky Mountains, there are endless outdoor opportunities and days of sunshine to take advantage of.

Since 1987, Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity has constructed over 125 affordable homes in Santa Fe communities. Counting 14 years of partnership with the AmeriCorps program, our AmeriCorps members have played a crucial role in promoting affordable homeownership and providing simple, sustainable, and energy-efficient homes for local families. Throughout a service term, our AmeriCorps members learn construction skills, lead volunteers, and make a lasting impact in the lives of Santa Fe families. AmeriCorps members at Santa Fe Habitat will assist in the construction of 6 projected homes for families in the upcoming year.

In addition to the standard benefits, Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity also provides subsidized housing for AmeriCorps members. To learn more about our organization, visit www.santafehabitat.org.

Benefits of AmeriCorps service

  • Living allowance $16,300 for approximately 10 ½ months of service.
  • Segal Education Award of $6,345, upon successful completion of service.
  • Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Personal and medical leave — approximately 10 days total.
  • Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
  • Child care benefits, if you qualify.
  • Worker’s compensation insurance.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident at least 18 or older, and have a high school diploma or GED.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation.
  • Experience working as a member of a team.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.

Reports to

ReStore Manager/Executive Director 

Summary/Objective

Responsible for assisting customers in the operation of the ReStore. The associate will assist in the pick-up of donated items, handle and/or allocate donated items, and assist customers when needed. This position requires good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to use professional values and ethics to effectively interact with others, strong time management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for pickup of various donated items that are sold in the ReStore.
  • Loads and unloads ReStore box trucks.
  • Drives box trucks of 16’ and 26’ across Santa Fe in urban, suburban and rural areas.
  • Packs, unpacks, and marks items using identification tag, stamp, electric marking tool, or other labeling equipment.
  • Inspects and maintains ReStore vehicles.
  • Keeps ReStore vehicles clean and addresses potential hazards.
  • Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files, processing paperwork and logging pickups in donor tracking system
  • Support the store manager as directed.
  • Participate on deconstruction projects as needed.
  • Check daily update of the donation calendar to reflect any changes.
  • Provide support and ideas to constantly improve all aspects of the ReStore.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Competencies

Commitment to Habitat’s mission. Provide outstanding customer service to donors, volunteers and customers. Ability to relate to people with diverse backgrounds. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. Self-starter with ability to work both independently and with other staff and volunteers. Basic knowledge of building supplies.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a retail store. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, tablets, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the associate performs the following activities: standing; walking; working overtime and Saturdays; exposure to heat, wind, and rain; driving box trucks and operating warehouse equipment; ability to lift 90 pounds or more.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position. The typical workweek is Monday – Saturday with a day off during the week. The day off will change on a weekly basis. The ReStore locations are closed on Sunday.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 18 years of age (Drivers 18-21 must have clean driving record and 1 year driving experience).
  • Valid driver license, CDL preferred.
  • 3 years driving experience of any specialized vehicle.
  • Customer service experience- 1 year. 
  • Have no type A violations in the last 5 years. 
  • Have no license suspension or revocation in the last 3 years.
  • Have no more than a total of 3 Type B violations in the last 3 years. 
  • Have no more than a total of 3 accidents (regardless of fault) in the last 3 years. 

Other Duties

Please note this position description is designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HFHHC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Job Description

Job Type: Full or Part-time

The ReStore Receiving and Floor Associate (RRFA) is responsible for tasks associated with loading and unloading from the ReStore truck and donor vehicles. RRFA also inspects donated items, cleans as necessary and moves them to the retail area of the store. RRFA may also perform as a cashier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative:

  • Receive donations in receiving area
  • Organize donations into categories for cashier to price
  • Communicate with donors and write donation receipts
  • Place and Organize Merchandise in the store

Reporting:

  • Report to the ReStore Leads, Store Manager/Executive Director

Description of Duties and responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting of donors and customers.
  • Handles payments for merchandise through a cash register.
  • Screening of incoming materials for acceptance.
  • Preparing materials to be priced.
  • Bringing donations to the floor for pricing.
  • Assisting customers with pick-up of purchased items.
  • Placing of merchandise on the store floor and keeping the store floor (including the yard) organized and clean.
  • Keeping receiving area clean and organized.
  • Ensure purchases are accurately transacted by cash, check or credit card.
  • Employ superior customer service skills in relating to customers.
  • Must have great communications skills and be able to work with volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Must be in good physical condition and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days including weekends and holidays as needed.

Please note this position description is designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HFHHC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.