The construction team is the face of Habitat for Humanity, and who our volunteers and homeowners get to know the best while working on our job sites and through the homeownership program. As we welcome our volunteers and homeowner candidates back on-site in full capacity, we’d like to take an opportunity to introduce and highlight all of the essential members of our team, who take building a home from a dream to a reality. Read below to meet those you will work with on the build sites:
My name is, Rick Vail
Tell us a little about yourself and your responsibilities.
I am the Construction Director for HFHPWP. I oversee the day-to-day activities on our sites. I also build the schedules for our Homes, schedule staff, and communicate with Contractors about their schedules.
I have been with Habitat for about 12 years, In my current position for about 5 years.
What is your proudest moment during your time at Habitat?
Being able to see our affiliate grow and serve more families.
Volunteers are back in full capacity as of July after over a year. What are you most excited about regarding the return of volunteers?
We can finally get back to our mission, Having our Supervisors teaching volunteers to build the homes for our Families, also having HOC’s back working on their homes.
Describe your favorite mission moment during your time with Habitat. (For example, a dedication, a volunteer interaction, etc.)
Way too many to list, seeing children when their parents receive their keys, the excitement of their new Home.
Complete this sentence: Home is where…
you find peace, security, and stability.
Any additional thoughts/comments you would like to provide?
My time with Habitat has been the most rewarding time in my life. The ability to be a small part of helping someone achieve their dream of Homeownership. it never gets old.