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AmeriCorps (2018-2019)
Housing Coordinator



  • Manages sub-contractors by locating, evaluating, and selecting sub-contractors; through the procurement process adopted by NJCDC.

  • Meets operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems;

  • Meets construction budget by monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.

  • Conducting inspections at critical phases; obtaining approvals from buyers.

  • Enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Assist with closing packets for the city

  • Maintain updated records on all taxes owed on all property’s

  • Manage all aspects of the construction draws of our homes (surveys, appraisals, & alta commitments)

  • Coordinate all inspections

  • Manage the development of all residential projects including (construction loan packets, Draw schedules, general contractor contracts, invoices & draw requests)

  • Maintain an inventory of all property’s owned

  • Maintain an inventory of all sold property’s

  • Prepare and Maintain monthly progress reports



This is an AmeriCorps position.  LISC and Northwest Jacksonville CDC will not allow the member to engage in activities that are considered prohibited under the terms of the grant while serving as a LISC AmeriCorps member.


Members will be provided with goal(s) at the onset of the service assignment based on the activities and responsibilities noted above.  Members will track goal attainment monthly through an on-line system (training provided). Members will also discuss professional performance in the form of a mid-term and final appraisal. Members are required to track time and submit on-line (training provided) timesheets twice per month.


Members will perform day to day service at Northwest Jacksonville CDC and serve a minimum of 40-42 hours per week.  Normal service hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm with 30 minutes for lunch per day. There will be opportunities to serve evenings and weekends.  


Members will have an immediate supervisor and a local LISC supervisor throughout the term of service as identified by LISC and Northwest Jacksonville CDC.


Members are expected to attend and participate in all LISC AmeriCorps sponsored activities including but not limited to:

Attending a local onboarding session coordinated by LISC and an onsite orientation to our organization;

Attending a national leadership conference tentatively scheduled for March 2019;

Attending all locally sponsored monthly meetings;

Participating in nationally sponsored webinars;

Actively participating in at least two team coordinated service projects (one for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and one for National AmeriCorps Week); and,

Engaging in any other LISC events as determined by the local LISC office.



  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed neighborhoods

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Computer skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (some night and weekends may be required)

    • Proven working experience in construction management

    • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods

    • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

    • Understanding of all facets of the construction process

    • Familiarity with construction management software packages

    • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”

    • Competent in conflict and crisis management

    • Leadership and human resources management skills

    • Excellent time and project management skills

    • BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field (not required, preferred)



To be eligible to participate as a LISC AmeriCorps member the candidate must meet all eligibility requirements to serve as a National Service participant including but not limited to:


  • Be eligible to earn 100% of the education award associated with this description

  • Be eligible to perform the term of national service associated with this description

  • Have unexpired proof of status as a US citizen or possess unexpired permanent resident status and be able to provide documentation as determined by CNCS  during the pre-enrollment period

  • Possess a high school degree, GED certificate or agree to achieve GED during the term of service

  • Be at least 17 years of age (note there is no upper age limit)

  • Be able to complete at the hours within the time frame of the service term and serve the full term



If a candidate has a criminal record, it does not necessarily make a candidate ineligible for service. Only candidates who are subject to registry on the National Sex Offender Public Website or have been convicted of murder may not participate as an AmeriCorps member.  Only candidates being offered and then accepting the position must consent to a search of the National Sex Offender Public Website, a State Level Criminal History Search and an FBI search. Consent is provided via the LISC AmeriCorps application. Candidates must be cleared by CNCS prior to the first day of service.



Upon successful completion of the term of service, the member will be eligible for a $5,920 education award to pay off existing, eligible student loans or return to school. Members are eligible to place existing student loans (loans must qualify and not in a state of default) into AmeriCorps forbearance.  The position pays a total stipend of $17,000.  The stipend is taxable and paid in 20 equal checks twice a month from LISC.  Direct deposit is required.  A health care benefit is available for the participant only (dependents are not eligible).  For members with children under the age of 13, there is a child care subsidy benefit available which is dependent on the participant meeting all eligibility requirements (This benefit is administered by a contracted provider via the Corporation for National and Community Service). 


Additional benefits for alums can be found here: and information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness can be found here:

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