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.