Joe Stainbrook: AmeriCorps Volunteer 2013-2014

“Habitat has changed my life. As I move on from here and start my Master of Architecture degree, I look forward to continuing my life of service and moving the Habitat mission forward. I will keep building, but also will plan to spread the Habitat love to all my new colleagues in pursuit of sustainable and affordable places to live for everyone! I thank everyone who has shared part of my journey as an Americorps member; it’s been the best time of my life. It’s not just about knowing what a good thing is, it’s the experience and how it moves you to feeling something way beyond yourself. Cheers to a life of service!”

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley AmeriCorps Program

Each year, we welcome a new group of AmeriCorps members who serve as team leaders, trainers, supervisors and community ambassadors. The AmeriCorps members are an integral part of our team, both on the construction site and at the ReStore. Through their efforts and service, AmeriCorps members increase capacity for Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley and allow us to serve more local, working families and communities.

AmeriCorps Members Will

  • Work together with future Habitat homeowner families and volunteers to build simple, decent, affordable homes
  • Develop a sense of citizenship by serving and reflecting on their experience as team leaders and community organizers
  • Build and maintain partnerships with local community organizations

Learn More about AmeriCorps

Education Award
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
AmeriCorps Fact Sheet

How do I apply?

For more info on future AmeriCorps positions, email:

Intern Program

Since 2009, Habitat has been partnering with CSU’s Construction Management Internship Program and in 2013 we expanded our internship program to Texas A&M. The interns bring an emphasis on green building techniques and foster new and innovative ideas. The partnership demonstrates our commitment to new ideas and to collaborating with other organizations.

To find out more about AmeriCorps Volunteer Positions or Internships, email:

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“For my children I like to lead by example. We compete over our GPAs, and they tell me it’s not fair because I am only taking one class. But, I tell them that it is fair because I have a full-time job.”

~Ana Mendoza, Homeowner

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