Make a difference every day
Flexible & virtual opportunities
Robust PTO plan plus 11 holidays
Fun co-workers

Welcome to Habitat for Humanity of Dane County’s career page! We’re glad you’re here!

At Habitat for Humanity, we embrace a history rooted in creating equity and take our mission seriously by committing to a culture and workplace where all staff feel safe, welcome, respected and valued.
Join us in building a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We’d love to have you on our team!
Habitat for Humanity of Dane County values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
Habitat for Humanity of Dane County is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

In fact, we start by offering a competitive benefits package including:

  • Market competitive salaries with ongoing opportunities for increases and promotions
  • Position-based eligibility for flexible hours and virtual office hours
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • A direct line to Habitat’s CEO where your voice will always be heard
  • Heavily subsidized health, dental & vision coverage
  • Pre-tax health, dependent care and transportation flexible spending accounts
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement Simple IRA with a company match of 3%
  • PTO plan including 11 holidays
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Free parking
  • Good karma – everyday you’ll see the difference you are making in the lives of Dane County families
Get a direct line to our hiring process! Contact Meghann Albert, Chief of Staff, at malbert@habitatdane.org or 608.255.1549, ext. 111.

Development Coordinator

Full-time, hybrid – $22 – $25.50/per hour
Join our energetic team as our Development Coordinator. You’ll play a key role on the Habitat four-person development team, supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts with individuals, corporate sponsors, and grants/foundations. We are seeking a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys driving fundraising activities through coordination and task management, thanking donors through outstanding stewardship efforts, and planning and executing excellent development events.
Habitat is growing and changing rapidly, and the Development Coordinator may have an opportunity to evolve this role into different areas of fundraising, based on interest and performance. This can be a hybrid position, with two to three days per week in the Odana Road office.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Individual Donor Support – Manage stewardship calendar and drive execution of one-to-many donor stewardship, including a donor newsletter, donor events, and custom stewardship touches such as handwritten notes and phone calls.
  • Institutional Donor Support – Coordinate the execution of corporate sponsored events and communications, maintain grants calendar and track deadlines for grant submission and reporting on successful grants.
  • Other Duties – Oversee and manage development team use of Asana project management platform, utilize Raiser’s Edge database to manage data related to events and donor stewardship, and act as gift processing back-up.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; a keen ability to track and prioritize tasks; strong written and verbal communications skills; solid computer skills in Microsoft Office suite; and be an excellent listener and relationship-builder.
Ideal candidates will have experience in nonprofit fundraising, project management, and/or event planning. Database experience (Raiser’s Edge) and task management software (Asana) is a plus. The ability to drive (with milage reimbursement for use of personal vehicle) is desired.

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader – 2024-25

For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your future. Full- and part-time AmeriCorps service positions offer a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while building your own knowledge and skillset. AmeriCorps National members serve the community in direct service and capacity building activities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with all aspects of hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping.
  • Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, critical home repair and weatherization projects.
  • Lead small groups of volunteers and facilitate safe and positive experiences for everyone working on site.
BENEFITS of AMERICORPS SERVICE
  • Living allowance $17,600 (full time) or $9,000 (part time) for approximately 10 ½ months of service.
  • Segal Education Award of $6,895 (full time) or $3,447.50 (part time), upon successful completion of service.
  • Housing stipend paid directly to your landlord – $300 per month.
  • Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Personal and medical leave — approximately 10 days total.
  • Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
  • Child care benefits, if you qualify.
  • Worker’s compensation insurance.
REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Experience working as a member of a team.