Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a fantastic place to work. Our employees are a close-knit group who are dedicated to the Habitat mission. We encourage you to apply for any open positions listed on this page by either submitting a cover letter and resume (if indicated below) or by filling out our secure online employment application (unless noted otherwise).

As a Veterans Build Affiliate, we’re committed to seeking more volunteer engagement from veteran groups as well as recruiting veterans for employment, internships and other service opportunities. 

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Current Openings:

GRANTS COMPLIANCE & TREASURY MANAGER

Reports to:     Chief Financial Officer

Job Description:  The role of Grants Compliance & Treasury Manager supports the Chief Financial Officer in all Finance Department related matters. Typical job responsibilities would include grant management and compliance, payables processing, treasury management, and other key tasks. 

Successful candidates will possess great communication & analytical skills, organization, record-keeping experience, and Microsoft Office experience.  Furthermore, such a role requires ability to learn and navigate key financial systems such as QuickBooks and FICS.

Presented below are the Job Responsibilities broken down by the applicable BusinessProcess:

Treasury/Payables Support

  • Deposit all Monies to Applicable Financial Institution(s)
  • Ensure Adequate Funding for Payables
  • Review Bank Activity and Ensure QuickBooks Matches
  • Support Monthly Bank Statement Reconciliations
  • Process all accounts payables

Grant Compliance (Governmental & Quasi-Gov’t)

  • Support the Grant Origination Team and Partner with Stakeholder Departments
  • Acting in a Project Management Lead Role, Read, Comprehend, and Review Grant Agreements and Requirements
  • Build and Maintain a Grant File Necessary to Satisfy each Respective Grant and Corresponding Requirements
  • Gather Supporting Grant Documentation from other Stakeholders for the Grant File and Review for Accuracy and Completeness
  • Communicate Regularly with Stakeholders to Ensure Timely Submittal of Grant Documentation
  • Manage Weekly Stakeholder Grant Compliance Updates
  • Keep Updated on Annual Grant Compliance Certifications and Maintain Good Standing with Applicable Funding Sources.

Financial Analysis

  • Audit Support

Additional Responsibilities

  • Month-End General Ledger Closing Entries
  • Assist CFO in Monthly Reporting (Board, Finance Committee, Etc.)
  • Special Projects (CFO Directed)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Equivalent Practical Experience that Provides the Candidate with the Requisite Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • 2-3 years of Experience in Accounts Payable, Book-Keeping, and/or Mortgage Processing
  • Proficient Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to Manage Detailed Information, Records, and Maintain Confidentiality
  • Ability to Manage Multiple Tasks and Deadlines, Communicate with Stakeholders, and Perform Independently
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills
  • A Heart for the Mission of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Skills and/or PMP Certification
  • Proficient Knowledge of Mortgage Management System (“FICS”) and Financial System (“Quickbooks”)
  • A “Success Driven and Self-Motivated” Attitude
  • Ability to Work in a Team Environment and Creatively Address Challenges
  • Experience with Grant Compliance

Please apply by emailing resume to nelder@khfh.com. No phone calls, please.
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.

 

ReStore RETAIL ASSOCIATE

Knoxville Habitat For Humanity Restore in Knoxville, TN is accepting resumes for a retail associate. This is a full-time position.

Compensation: Hourly based on experience

Experience interacting with customers in a retail setting is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to walk/stand 75% of an 8-hour shift or possibly sit for extended periods while driving
  • Ability to individually push, pull, or carry merchandise on a dolly up to 150 lbs and team lift 250 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or carry large bulky objects up to 75 lbs.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with donors when accepting donations
  • Ability to interact with customers in-store and provide excellent customer service

After 90 days of employment, employees are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Company offered health, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Simple IRA with a company match of up to 3%

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer Service Experience – 1 year
  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Valid driver license and satisfactory driving record

Preferred Qualification:

  • Warehouse experience
  • Retail experience

Please apply by emailing resume to nelder@khfh.com. No phone calls, please.

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace.

 

ReStore AMERICORPS MEMBER

The AmeriCorps team member is support staff for the ReStore Department. Their primary roles are to assist in all aspects running a retail operation; to help manage all the materials that are donated; to become proficient in several leadership positions during the course of the year; and to acquire some marketable skills that could be used in the retail field upon completion of program.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES of the AmeriCorps member include, but are not limited to, the following:

Management of ReStore:

– Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with donors and customers in the store and provide excellent customer service.
– Ability to walk/stand 75% of an 8-hour shift.
– Ability to individually lift/carry up to 25 lbs
– Ability to push/pull/carry merchandise on a dolly up to 100 lbs. and team lift up to 250 lbs.
– Duties to include: unloading and loading of box trucks, cleaning/processing donations, distribution of merchandise to sales floor and customer service.
– Retail experience helpful but not required.

II. MANAGEMENT OF VOLUNTEERS

a. Provides high-quality, safe, enjoyable, and productive work experience for volunteers and engages them with energy and enthusiasm.

Administrative Duties:

– Attends weekly department staff meeting.
– Attends other affiliate meetings and activities, including conferences, as required.
– Attends all required training sessions, and works hard to acquire as much information and learning about as many elements about Habitat and AmeriCorps
– Follows program and service guidelines of Appalachia Cares
– Fulfills project guidelines as outlined by Appalachia Cares

Benefits of AmeriCorps Service: 
– Living allowance minimum of $13,992 for a full 46.5 weeks of service.
– The Segal Education Award of $6,095 following successful completion of service 
with a lifetime maximum of two awards.
– The education award is good for seven years from the end of service and can be used to repay your qualified student loans or for your future education at eligible schools. National members age 55 and older at the start of service may be eligible to transfer the award to certain family members.
– Possible forbearance of your qualified student loan, including accrued interest payments after the successful completion of the term of service. 
– Health plan benefits – eligible for an Affordable Care Act compliant-health plan.
– Childcare benefits, if you qualify.
– Inclusion in a Member Assistance Program that offers counseling and financial planning resources.
– Worker’s compensation.

Please apply by emailing resume to athomas@khfh.com. No phone calls, please.
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.

 

CONSTRUCTION AMERICORPS MEMBER

The AmeriCorps team member is support staff for the Construction Department.  Their primary roles are to assist in all aspects of the building process; to help manage all the materials and supplies needed around the job-site; to become proficient in several leadership positions during the course of the year; and to acquire some marketable skills that could be used in the construction field upon completion of program.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES of the AmeriCorps member include, but are not limited to, the following:

Management of build and job site

– Has a significant role in maintaining an energetic, enthusiastic, engaged, and safe work site. Works with Crew Leaders to manage specific components of the days build, and also helps to train individual volunteers.  Attempts to learn all the requirements for one leadership position per quarter, with the goal of becoming a skilled Crew Leader in at least 3 separate areas.
– Is very involved in maintaining safety on the job-site. Remains current in First Aid training, so that care can be administered directly.  Assists the House Leader by taking any injured individuals to a care facility, if their injury is too severe to be handled on-site.
– Is largely responsible for keeping the job-site orderly while work is going on, and then organized-and-protected by the end of each workday; secures materials and equipment; and is actively involved in keeping our costs down, by returning excess materials to supplier, and eliminating waste whenever possible.
– Takes a lead role in ensuring that all “green initiatives” are followed through on, so that the best quality product can be delivered to the homeowner. Fully supports our recycling program, and reduces hauling to landfills.
– Assists the House Leaders and Warehouse Manager in ensuring that all materials, supplies, and tools are on the job site in advance of need. Helps the House Leader load the POD on the Wednesday 10 days before a BLITZ; removes all un-needed items at the completion of each days build; and is physically engaged on all other Wednesdays to bring out all needed supplies and equipment for the upcoming Saturday builds.
– Provides periodic safety checks of all tools, and requests repair or replacement as needed.
– In the absence of senior staff, will inspect and sign for delivery of all materials to the job-site, and notes any damaged items or discrepancies. Forwards delivery receipts to the Warehouse/Purchasing Manager in a timely manner.
– Returns all tools and equipment to their proper place (on the job-site, work trucks, and warehouse). Are also responsible for keeping the exterior of the “AmeriCorps truck” clean each week, and for doing a thorough cleaning of the interior at least once a month.
– Uses approved credit accounts to pick up incidental materials, as directed by any senior staff. Turns in receipts in a timely fashion to Warehouse/Purchasing Manager.

Benefits of AmeriCorps Service: 
– Living allowance minimum of $13,992 for a full 46.5 weeks of service.
– The Segal Education Award of $6,095 following successful completion of service 
with a lifetime maximum of two awards.
– The education award is good for seven years from the end of service and can be used to repay your qualified student loans or for your future education at eligible schools. National members age 55 and older at the start of service may be eligible to transfer the award to certain family members.
– Possible forbearance of your qualified student loan, including accrued interest payments after the successful completion of the term of service. 
– Health plan benefits – eligible for an Affordable Care Act compliant-health plan.
– Childcare benefits, if you qualify.
– Inclusion in a Member Assistance Program that offers counseling and financial planning resources.
– Worker’s compensation.

Please apply by emailing resume to athomas@khfh.com. No phone calls, please.
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.

 

FAMILY SERVICES AMERICORPS MEMBER

The Family Services Office Assistant position is a support role for the process of family selection and ongoing family support. The FS Office Assistant would have clerical duties relating to the day to day operations of the Family Services Department such as but not limited to: filing, record maintenance, preparing mailings, occasional follow up calls to families, assisting applicants with paperwork, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES of the AmeriCorps member include, but are not limited to, the following

Administrative Duties:
Application Processing
– Filing
– Mailings
– Making Phone calls as necessary
– Maintenance of office space
– Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned

Benefits of AmeriCorps Service: 
– Living allowance minimum of $13,992 for a full 46.5 weeks of service.
– The Segal Education Award of $6,095 following successful completion of service 
with a lifetime maximum of two awards.
– The education award is good for seven years from the end of service and can be used to repay your qualified student loans or for your future education at eligible schools. National members age 55 and older at the start of service may be eligible to transfer the award to certain family members.
– Possible forbearance of your qualified student loan, including accrued interest payments after the successful completion of the term of service. 
– Health plan benefits – eligible for an Affordable Care Act compliant-health plan.
– Childcare benefits, if you qualify.
– Inclusion in a Member Assistance Program that offers counseling and financial planning resources.
– Worker’s compensation.

Please apply by emailing resume to athomas@khfh.com. No phone calls, please.
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.