Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity accepting applications for full-time service opportunities through AmeriCorps

TOMS RIVER, N.J, (MAY, 8, 2018) – Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity has been awarded an AmeriCorps member position and is looking for motivated, qualified candidates to serve locally during the 2018-19 service year, which begins in September. Habitat AmeriCorps members serve in full-time, stipended positions, helping to meet the housing needs of communities and low-income families across the U.S. Applicants accepted as Habitat AmeriCorps members serving with Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity will play an integral role in providing leadership on our project sites, engaging volunteers to become champions for our mission, and creating new tools and systems to build capacity. They will join more than 500 other Habitat AmeriCorps members who will be placed in more than 160 communities nationwide. AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that engage more than 80,000 Americans each year in intensive service throughout the United States. National service programs such as AmeriCorps are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Since Habitat partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service in 1994, more than 10,148 AmeriCorps members have served with Habitat for Humanity across the country. They have raised tens of millions of dollars, engaged 3.7 million volunteers and served 109,830 individuals, helping to build strength and stability through safe, affordable housing. For more information or to learn how to apply, please visit, or

About Northern Ocean Habitat

Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing ministry that brings people together to
build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter in northern Ocean County. To date, the Northern Ocean County affiliate has completed 18 new affordable homes, 60 Hurricane Sandy critical home repairs and over 176 home repairs. Northern Ocean Habitat also operates the ReStore, a furniture and home goods store at 1214 Route 37 East, Toms River. For more information and to find out how to get involved, ‘like’ Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity on Facebook, visit the website at or call
(732) 228-7962.

About the Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund and Volunteer Generation Fund programs and leads the president’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information, visit