Habitat for Humanity of Bedford is partnering with AmeriCorps for a paid part-time position. Hours will be approx. 14 hours a week at the Habitat office located at 120 Pitt Street, Bedford. The hours will be Wednesday – Saturday approximately 3-4 hours during the day. This position is to start March 5th, 2021 through August 5th, 2021 with possibly of continuing long term. The person hired will work on databases at the Habitat office, help develop and manage volunteers and other projects to benefit the goals and mission of Habitat.
A pleasant personality and computer knowledge is a must. The applicant will also need to apply with AmeriCorps once the position has been offered. Background clearances are required. If interested call Brenda Bomblosky at 814-979-6351 or email resume to [email protected] Habitat is an equal opportunity employer.
Samantha is a student of Business Management at Allegany College of Maryland with the goal of starting her own full-fledged photography business someday. Samantha says, “ Photography is a passion of mine because it allows me to express my creativity while capturing the beauty of a moment.” After finishing school, she plans to obtain a decent management position within a company, as well as put more time towards building her photography business.
Samantha will be working with Habitat Board Members and Executive Director, Brenda Bomblosky. A few of her projects are to help with fundraising, creating a brochure for the Bedford Habitat as well as helping with other business administrative projects.
The well has been drilled, exterior doors installed, starting rough-ins, (electric, plumbing), siding & trims will start in 2-3 weeks (weather depending). The heat pump indoor unit and ductwork is complete. The goal is to have the home completed May of 2021. Special thanks to Alex Young and Clarks Contractors for all their support with this build.
Habitat for Humanity of Bedford County will be hosting a Paint Party on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 11 AM -1 PM at the Elks Country Club, Bedford, PA in the event room. Cost is $30 per person and the paint theme is “Winter Wonderland.” Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Due to the social distancing, only 40 tickets will be available. Payment will be taken at the door. To reserve your tickets please call the Habitat office at 814-624-3443.
This is a part-time position for someone with a preferably with a construction background, a flexible schedule and good organizational skill. The position requires being available during the two work days a week and other days as needed. Responsibilities include working with volunteers and helping to plan and manage the home build. The position will start with training in January and construction of the home to begin in March. For additional information please call 814-624-3443 and leave a message.
Kaeden Johnson, age 13 was born with severe heart problems that required many surgeries including open heart, cranial and brain surgery. Kaeden is mostly deaf and also had surgery to place tubes in his ears. Kaeden, who is also autistic, enjoys playing on his iPad and watching TV. He lives with his 12 year old brother Jesse and his mother Angela Paugh.
Weston Jeffries wasn’t expected to live. He was born with a combination of several heart problems causing a large defect in the center of his heart. He underwent open heart and stomach surgeries well before his first birthday. Weston also has Down Syndrome. Playing outside, climbing, and going down slides are the joys that brighten his world, and he can now go to his happy place right in his own backyard. Kids Wish Network, a children’s charity that grants wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses, made his dream come true by purchasing a massive Gorilla wooden play structure utilizing a grant from the Lavale Walmart
Habitat for Humanity, a Christian, non-profit organization, partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat’s “Partner Family” helps build their home alongside volunteers. Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for their families. Building homes helps generations and also the community.
HABITAT IS LOOKING FOR A PARTNER FAMILY FOR THE NEW HOME TO BE BUILT IN 2019
Habitat for Humanity, a Christian non-profit organization, partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. At this time we need your assistance in finding a Partner Family for a home to be built in 2019. Habitat’s “Partner Family” helps build their home alongside volunteers.
Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Building homes helps generations and also the community. Materials are purchased locally and skills are taught to volunteers. It helps a person give back to the community. It is a “hand up” not a “hand out.”
The Partner Family agrees to put many hours of “sweat equity” into the building and construction. This can be done through a variety of opportunities including office volunteering. The home is built with a lot of volunteer hours and donations of money and materials. The family pays low, affordable monthly payments to cover Habitat’s operating expenses.
Habitat presently owns a lot in Everett, PA, and hopes to break ground soon. There is an application and specific guidelines and criteria to be met to be approved for a new home. If you know a friend or family member who may qualify, please call 814-624-3443 and leave a message.
The Bedford County Chamber held a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication on October 11th 2018 for the new Habitat for Humanity of Bedford County that recently moved to its new location at 120 West Pitt St. Bedford PA 15522.