Main Areas of Responsibility:
This position will ensure YouthBuild participants (ages 16 through 24) are prepared and pass all modules of the selected construction trades curriculum. The instructor will also teach and oversee young adults in the performance of tasks related to rehabilitation and/or construction of affordable housing and other civic service projects and provide supportive guidance and encourage the development of academic, life management and personal growth skills.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Supervisory experience in construction related activities with current State of New Mexico Builder’s/Contractor’s License or ability to secure within first year of employment.
Knowledge of methods and skills in the use of carpentry equipment, materials, and tools, and common hazards and necessary safety precautions required.
Proven ability to present and provide instruction in areas related to remodeling and new construction.
Ability to relate to, lead, and instruct populations of young adults ages 16 – 24.
Passion for working with young people of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds to reorient their lives, develop leadership skills, and make a difference in their community.
OSHA certified with first aid and CPR training required within 30 days of hire.