Employment opportunities

AHIP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a 40-hour workweek, no weekends required, health and dental insurance, and 12 paid holidays off a year, including your birthday.

AHIP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


The Carpenter is responsible for the efficient implementation of construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader
  • Assist Crew Leader with the ordering and purchasing of construction materials
  • Performs the duties of the Crew Leader in the Crew Leader’s absence: assignment/supervision of construction tasks of others and self and ensuring quality of all aspects of construction work
  • Assists Crew Leader in the training and coordination of volunteers
  • Assist Crew Leader in ensuring AHIP Safety Policies are followed
  • Assist Crew Leader in ensuring AHIP vehicles, tools and equipment are cared for and used appropriately
  • Performs additional tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of, and ability to implement and perform complex construction activities
  • General knowledge of all phases of renovation and remodeling, including roofing
  • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Hold a valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to drive a manual transmission, as required

Education & Experience

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and a minimum of three years of construction experience.

Physical Condition & Nature of Work Contacts

  • Work is approximately 95 percent on job sites and 5 percent in an office.
  • Occasional travel to training/conference sites for lead base paint training will be required.
  • Lifting of equipment and material of up to 75 pounds is necessary.
  • Regular personal contacts with clients as well as with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies will be required.
  • All contacts require tact, diplomacy and discretionary judgment.

To apply, please email your resume to our Office Intake Manager, Laurie Jensen, at ljensen@ahipva.org or drop off a copy to our office at 2127 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901.

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AHIP replaced my hot water tank, so we can brush our teeth in the bathroom and not in the kitchen. The workers who came to my house were very nice, very polite, and got the job done. Thank you, AHIP, for all you do!” 

— Brenda in Schuyler