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Playhouse Event Specialist

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Oakland, CA, USAOaklandCAUSA
Full-time

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Playhouse Event Specialist (PES) will be responsible for supporting HEBSV’s Playhouse Program throughout the East and South Bay. The PES will coordinate as needed with other HEBSV staff. This position will be predominately based in the South Bay.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Assisting on Playhouse Builds & Prep Groups: Provide instruction and guidance during team building exercises centered around building playhouses which in turn are donated to another non-profit. Provide instruction and guidance to prep groups that cut and paint parts for future builds
  • Teach Proper Tool Use: Use various tools to cut, paint, and assemble playhouses. Teach proper use of power tools such as table saw, circular saw, chop saw, router, drill. Teach how to roof a house;
  • Interface With Public: Be a public ambassador for the Playhouse Program and Habitat for Humanity. Interface with corporate, church and secular groups. Meet and introduce recipient families and non-profit representatives receiving the playhouses;
  • Program Logistics: Provide office logistical support such as inventory tracking, playhouse recipient coordination, volunteer coordination, sponsor coordination, GIK solicitation;
  • Organization, Inventory & Procedures: Ensure the shop and job site is organized and clean. Communicate to supervisor when materials and supplies run low. Maintain all relevant files. Follow appropriate procedures relating to injuries and volunteer engagement.
Educational Background: 
Some college is preferred
Skills/Experience: 
  • Excellent people skills; Strong oral, public presentation and written communication skills
  • Construction or woodworking experience is a plus but not required;
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure, and to seek creative solutions to situations;
  • Effective time management skills;
  • Detail-oriented but flexible to accepting alternatives and make adjustments when the situation calls for it;
  • Commitment to the Habitat mission to create homeownership opportunities for low income families;

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 14 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit