Go to Page:


Do you love helping people?  Passionate about your community?


Are you looking to make a difference?  Do you want a career where you get to work with great people, knowing that what you do makes a positive impact in your community?  


Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin or sexual orientation in its hiring of employees or in any of the programs or activities which it operates.


To apply for the part-time Office Manager position, please send your resume to Kristine Novakowski executivedirector@nohfh.com

Office Manager

Reports to:                  Executive Director and Construction Director


Status:                         Part-time (20-25 hours weekly); hours may vary seasonally. 


Salary:                         $22.00 hourly


Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.  Since 2000, Habitat has helped more than 600 families obtain a safer place to sleep at night, along with the strength, stability, and independence to build better lives. Northern Ocean Habitat also advocates for fair and just housing policies and provides training and access to resources to help more families improve their shelter conditions. As a non-profit Christian ministry, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions, and nationalities to partner in its mission.  For more information on the Habitat mission, please visit www.northernoceanhabitat.org



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The primary role of the Office Manager is to manage the daily operations of the office and assist with various administrative duties enabling the Executive Director and Construction Director to be out in the field building the mission of Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity. 


Construction Duties:

The Construction Administrative Assistant will assist the Construction Director with various administrative duties, including but not limited to, receptionist duties, addressing phone calls, preparing and updating spreadsheets, filing, and other general office duties.

  • Assist Construction Director with office tasks.
  • Maintain relationships with vendors.
  • Assist with project management of New Home Construction and Critical Home Repair Program.
  • Support home-building initiatives (Women Build, Blitz Build).

 General Office Duties:

  • Answer incoming calls and respond to public inquiries about program requirements and donations of funds and materials.
  • Maintain and update all committee manuals (in conjunction with the ED and CD).
  • Salesforce Data Entry.
  • Log, sort, and distribute incoming mail daily.
  • Keep work areas clean and professional-looking.
  • Attend Weekly Program Staff meetings, as needed.
  • Perform administrative support tasks, as requested.

 Position Requirements

  • Support and endorse the Habitat for Humanity International mission as an ecumenical Christian effort to end poverty housing.
  • Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent organizational skills, along with very strong attention to detail and a creative vision.
  • The ability to communicate well with others, and work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to work with and train persons of varying skill levels.
  • Individuals must possess knowledge of customer service and how to apply it, along with excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to maintain the flexible work schedule necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Northern Ocean County service area as needed.
  • Office management experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher software.
  • The Administrative Assistant is expected to use discretion and independent judgment in carrying out his/her responsibilities and to represent the organization in a professional, knowledgeable and collegial manner at all times


If you’d like to join the Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity team and you qualify within the specified job requirements, submit your resume to Kristine Novakowski at executivedirector@nohfh.com.


Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (NOHFH), an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity

International, Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Check with your school if they have a partnership with us for experiential learning or internship opportunities. Internships directly through Northern Ocean Habitat will be listed on the website when available.