Build sustainable solutions in the community. Gain valuable real-world experiences. Prepare for your future.

Why Habitat AmeriCorps?

  • Raises your awareness of the social issues that face your community.
  • Provides you an opportunity to learn and develop new skills and confidence.
  • Helps you gain hands-on project management experience.
  • Increases your knowledge of service and engagement.
  • You can help strengthen communities and families through your service.
  • Improves your performance at a future job.

Per the City of Bend, Bend ranks #9 in the US for inadequate production of housing and nearly half the region’s renters are cost burdened – spending more than 30% of their household income on housing. 25% of renters are severely cost burdened – spending more than half their income on housing. Bend and Redmond are expected to continue to grow at an exponential rate, adding to need and increasing cost burden. Now is the time to get involved! Your work will directly impact our community and help families and individuals realize affordable homeownership with the quality, healthy, sustainable homes you build.

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Come join our Habitat team and help us create safe, stable affordable housing while being a leader in our community and learning new skills!

Service length

  • AmeriCorps National
    A complete term of AmeriCorps service lasts 46.5 weeks or approximately 10.5 months following a completion of 1,700 service hours.
  • Bend-Redmond Habitat provides subsidized housing to all members. Housing provided are 1-bedroom units on a multi-home site, one unit per member.
  • We are looking for (4) AmeriCorps members to serve as Construction Crew Leaders. Apply today!

For more Information Contact:

Susan Makris

Americorps Host Site Manager

(541) 636-2110 ext. 125