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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.


For any questions with the Construction Assistant position, please call Kathy Campbell at 732-818-9500 x 114 or email kathyc@nohfh.com

Construction Assistant

The Construction Assistant works alongside the Construction Foreman and our volunteers on home repair and new construction work sites. He/she helps to maintain a safe, organized, and productive work environment. The Construction Assistant serves as a representative of Northern Ocean Habitat and our mission at all times.


Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide construction labor as Work on ladders and lift 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Assist with the procurement of
  • Assist with planning and organization of the worksite with necessary tools and
  • Maintain a safe worksite at all times according to HFHI Competent Person guidelines.
  • Keep work trucks clean and
  • Follow site cleanup and tool storage

Position Specific Details:

  • The Construction Assistant typically works 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday with flexibility according to program You will occasionally have to come early or stay late.
  • The Construction Assistant attends monthly staff meetings and may occasionally be asked to attend other construction-related
  • Staff and volunteers are requested not to leave the job site during the work shift and all should bring lunch.
  • Seek expertise from coworkers and professionals when necessary. Never hesitate to ask for
  • Help to support and maintain a respectful positive work environment. Foul or obscene language is not tolerated.
  • Smoking and vaping are not permitted in NOHFH vehicles or on our job sites. The job site is defined as the dwelling and property it’s located
  • Applicants must consent to a background check and National Sex Offender Registry website
  • The job requires the use of NOHFH Applicants will be asked to submit a 5-year driving abstract from the NJDMV. There can be no careless, reckless, or DUI offenses in the last five years in order to comply with our insurance regulations.
  • This is a general job description and is subject to change at any

Applicant Requirements

Applicants should have knowledge of and experience using hand and power tools. Experience in construction and home repairs is preferred but not required, we will train. Candidates should have a willingness to learn and a desire to help people in need. Our mission statement at Habitat is “Everyone deserves a decent place to live” The Construction Assistant helps us to achieve that goal. Starting pay for the position is $18-$21 per hour, based on experience.

This is a general job description and is subject to change at any time.

Click HERE to download the Construction Assistant Application

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

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


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.


Summer 2023 Internships have been filled.

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