Employment

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a fantastic place to work. Our employees are a close-knit group who are dedicated to the Habitat mission. We encourage you to apply for any open positions listed on this page by either submitting a cover letter and resume (if indicated below) or by filling out our secure online employment application.  No phone calls, please, unless noted otherwise in a specific posting.

 

Open Positions:

 

ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT / OFFICE MANAGER

 FULL-TIME, 40+ HOURS / WEEK

SALARIED POSITION

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

 Ensures the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity office is run in a professional and efficient manner and to provide administrative assistance to staff.

 

SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF DUTIES

 Responsible for the daily office functions, such as answering the phone, taking messages and greeting walk-in traffic during office hours of Monday – Friday 9:00AM- 5:00PM; maintains an inventory of office supplies; picks up mail at the P.O. Box and responsible for getting mail to the P.O.; involved with the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity database; assists with quarterly newsletter; assists with all written correspondence to donors and Knoxville Habitat for Humanity supporters; keeps worker’s comp records current and updates when needed; assists with grant-writing and other development needs; attends monthly Board of Directors meetings and keeps minutes for meeting; corresponds with the Board of Directors at the direction of the Executive Director; assists with potential family partner applications; has weekly meeting with Executive Director.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Basic computer skills needed; considerable skill needed in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of individuals; good phone etiquette; ability to compose and write letters; self-driven with an ability to work independently.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

$25,000 annually

Health insurance for the employee, with option to pay for additional family

401(K) plan available

9 paid holidays

7 personal days the first year, then 15 personal days per year (vacation and sick)

 

To apply, please fill out the following application and submit with resume to sfultz@khfh.com: Click HERE for Application

 

FAMILY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT MANAGER

This individual will be responsible for various aspects of the Homeownership program, including but not limited to the following:

 

-Development and management of the educational curriculum

  • -Development of follow up support for homeowners post-purchase
  • -Development and nurturing of partnerships in the community with other agencies, our volunteers and staff

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

-A Bachelor’s degree in education or social science

 -Familiarity with community and social services delivery systems and processes

 -Experience developing and monitoring outcome measures

 

Additionally, any candidate should have:

 

 -A heart for the mission of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

 -A “success driven and self motivated” attitude

 -Excellent oral and written communications skills to support the ability to communicate with people of diverse background

 -An ability to work in a team environment and creatively address challenges

 -An ability to manage detailed information, records, and maintain confidentiality

 -An ability to maintain boundaries and provide appropriate support

 -An ability to collect, organize and present family data to staff and board members.

 

This position will report to the Family Services Manager. This position does not adhere to a traditional 9-5 schedule.  It does require some Saturday and evening hours to meet with partners, teach classes, or represent the affiliate in the community; thus, the candidate must be able to work a non-traditional schedule. Candidate must have reliable transportation, valid insurance, and a clean driving record.

 

Salary Range $30,000 to $33,000, depending on experience  

Competitive benefits package

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to aengelstad@khfh.com.




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