Volunteer, Long-Term, Volunteer(s) needed by Back Bay Mission

Updated by: LTel
Created at: Mon Sep 24 04:26:23 +0000 2007
Updated at: Mon Sep 24 04:27:44 +0000 2007

Urgency: Average
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Site Construction Supervisor

Back Bay Mission; Biloxi, Mississippi

General Duties of the Volunteer:

1. Work with Associate for Volunteer Services to define scope of work projects and project goals
2. Provide on-site construction management to volunteer work teams, including safety protocols, training, and supervision
3. Work with designated site supervisors of volunteer work teams to facilitate progress on work sites and communicate project goals
4. Assist Associate for Volunteer Services in assessing need for construction materials and procuring those materials
5. Participate in and provide input to work team orientation, daily check-in, and end-of-week debriefing sessions
Desired Skills and Commitment of Volunteer:
1. Flexibility and patience
2. Strong organizational skills
3. Self-starter and able to work independently while valuing teamwork
4. Ability to work well with skilled and unskilled volunteers, adults and youth
5. Experience with organizing groups of people
6. Strong general construction skills; electrical and plumbing experience also helpful
7. Ability to commit to a 3-6 month assignment (12 months desired)

This volunteer position will be considered part of the “Partners in Service” program of the UCC Office of Volunteer Ministries. “Partners in Service” volunteer positions are full-time placements for a specified period of time. The volunteer receives housing and a food/general stipend during the service period, reimbursement for work-related travel, and a limited accident and illness health insurance policy if needed.

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