SBP AmeriCorps Construction Coordinator in Columbia, South Carolina

AmeriCorps Construction Coordinators play a vital role in the process of building our client’s homes. Construction Coordinators ensure construction sites are provided and tracked with necessary tools and materials on time and accurately so that our Project Managers and Site Supervisors have what they need when they need it.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with permits by dropping off permit applications.

  • Schedule inspections with the building department and funders as needed for each construction projects.

  • Identify potential new subcontractors and maintain sub-contractor database and folders with proper documentation.

  • Coordinate and schedule times for subcontractors to complete work on clients’ homes.

  • Attend walk throughs with Project Managers and subcontractors, and receive bids from subcontractors and place in their folders.

  • Order and process utilities and special orders for sites; i.e. dumpsters, drywall, etc.

  • Ensure all electronic construction files, gantt charts, excel tracking documents, and white boards are up to date with accurate information

  • Learn, understand, and perform SBP’s expectations for job site and personal safety as outlined in the Construction Manual and Safety While Serving at SBP, as well as safety trainings occurring throughout the term on site or during departmental meetings

Successful Team Members at SBP are:

  • Aligned with our mission to shrink the time between disaster and recovery

  • Coachable, curious and eager to learn

  • Hard workers who are able to be successful with limited supervision

  • Effective problem solvers or very interested in learning how to become one

  • Team players who both communicate and work effectively in a diverse group

  • Comfortable in a startup or entrepreneurial environment weekly with your direct supervisor to discuss each client’s case.

  • Advocate for the client both to outside organizations and internally within SBP.


  • Be at least 17 years of age or older.

  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

  • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.


  • Monthly Living allowance of $1,373

  • An additional $150 monthly housing stipend for individuals who have previously served in AmeriCorps, NCCC, or VISTA.

  • Free limited benefits health coverage.

  • An education award of $5,920 upon successful completion of each 10 month term.

  • Eligibility to postpone repayment of federally-guaranteed student loans during your service term. (The National Service Trust will also pay all or a portion of the interest that accrued during the service period.)

  • Child care assistance

  • Valuable professional development and opportunities to further your career

  • Potential opportunities to travel in order to respond to disaster events