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year of service


Want to get involved with Habitat's work beyond the occasional volunteer day? Want to experience a year (or two) growing your skills and connections with the people of the greater Cincinnati area? AmeriCorps members spend 10.5 months serving in various roles across our organization and our city to help make affordable housing possible.

An opportunity like no other

AmeriCorps members contribute a year of service and in return receive a modest living stipend, a basic health insurance plan, an education award, job training, and personal and professional growth opportunities. You will leave your year of service not only with new transferable skills, but also with a sense of community that comes with no other employment opportunity.

To learn more about the AmeriCorps program with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati and it's benefits, please email To apply, you can select the AmeriCorps position that interest you on our Careers Page.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of positions are there?

We typically have several Construction Crew Leads, one Community Outreach Coordinator, and one Development VISTA member. If a position is open, you'll find it on our Careers Page.

When can I start?

We accept members on a rolling basis. There are set start and end dates, and we will work together to find one that works best for you. To get started, you'll need to apply for a position on our Careers Page.

What kind of hours does an AmeriCorps serve?

Construction Crew Leads typically serve Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8am to 4pm, while the Community Outreach Coordinator and Development VISTA serve Mondays through Fridays during times agreed upon with their respective supervisors.

Am I allowed to have a second job/go to school during my term?

Absolutely! As long as it doesn't interfere with your AmeriCorps service.

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