Employment Opportunities

Cover letter and resumes should be addressed to:

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Human Resources
2900 Elysian Fields Ave. NOLA 70122


Email: resumes@habitat-nola.org
Please be sure to reference the job title in your reply.

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

JOB TITLE: Site Leader
DEPARTMENT: Construction
TYPE: Full Time/ non-exempt
DATE: January 29, 2015
DESCRIPTIONNew Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is hiring! We're looking for a construction supervisor to oversee the work of passionate volunteers as well as our talented sub-contractors. You're experienced in single family home construction and understand the difference between rehab and re-bar. You thrive on a challenge and are comfortable taking initiative, solving problems and making sure the job gets done right. You've got patience, because that's always needed when wrangling volunteers, and proven construction expertise so you can lead without browbeating. We're a thriving nonprofit that's been leading the way in affordable housing for New Orleans for over 30 years- in fact, we've built over 450 houses since Katrina, making us one of the biggest home builders in the area. Our staff is small but we're making a BIG difference in this city. If you'd like to be part of rebuilding New Orleans and have the skills to manage a crew, let us hear from you. 

p.s. NOAHH offers a comprehensive benefits package and a company vehicle too. And did we mention? We work hard. But we have a great time doing it.

  •  Pay range $12-19 hourly (based on experience and qualifications)
  •  Health insurance
  •  Paid time off (vacation/sick/holiday)
  •  401k

TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to scottp@habitat-nola.org.

Opportunities for Sub-Contractors

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity invites contractors with the following trades to apply for current opportunities: HVAC, Foundation, Electrical, Plumbing and Sheetrock. Please provide your contractor's license number (as appropriate), proof of insurance, and a list of jobs and references as well as contact information to contractors@habitat-nola.org. Applications accepted via email only. Thank you . 

Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to apply. New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB TITLE: Donation Ambassador/Driver
TYPE: Part time
DATE: May 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Donation Ambassador supports the ReStore team in the handling of donated goods from the point of donation through delivery to the ReStore’s receiving area and sales floor.

Most of your time will be spent picking up donations in a box truck of 14 or 26 feet or a small flatbed truck. You will be a vital point of contact with our donors at their home or place of business, accepting and loading donations with a smile, occasionally managing the polite refusal of donations and providing safe transport of saleable goods to the ReStore’s processing area. You’ll build good working relations with coworkers and be able to explain to donors, customers and volunteers the New Orleans Habitat for Humanity mission and how the New Orleans ReStore supports it. You will also sometimes assist in the processing of donated items within the store and a variety of other tasks assigned as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED required. Six months of driving, warehouse or retail experience preferred. 

This position will require the ability to repeatedly lift and move 50lbs or more during the loading, unloading and processing of donations and the willingness to be outdoors picking up donations in a variety of weather conditions.

In order to be considered, applicant must have a current valid driver's license and meet the Company driving standards. Employment is subject to background check and drug screening. 

Knowledge of furniture, appliances and building materials a plus. Forklift experience and/or certification a plus. CPR/First Aid training will be provided.

  • Pay will be commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@habitat-nola.org.