Habitat for Humanity Interview Questions

Updated 9 Sep 2014
Updated 9 Sep 2014
36 Interview Reviews

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    Social Media Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity.

    Interview Details

    job was posted on kijiji, application process to time of call for interview was at least 2 weeks, interviewed before Christmas holidays and wasy noit hired on until early January, was pretty painless after that

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    i did not try to negotiate, in future i would or would recommend you to
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Started as volunteer and got to know the organization. Researched the company. Met with the staff and work-sites. No need to meet with the BOD for this position. Gave me the basic job functions.

    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    ReStore Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity.

    Interview Details

    You will have to meet the a panel of store manager, Human Resources, Resource director, Business analyst. Be prepared to discuss your work history, management style, your strengths and weaknesses, your plans to change the culture and work with volunteers.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Worked mainly with the Restore director
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Video Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It took a long time to go through the hiring process, but it paid off in the end. People were very friendly and gave me a good idea of what to expect with the job. I interviewed and met with almost everyone on the creative team before being offered the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Specialist- Volunteer Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied a week ago and received a phone call from the hiring department. She was very nice and wanted to go over a few questions with me. The phone interview was formal with a casual tone. I was asked about my abilities, experience, and what I would be expected to add to the organization. From there we went over my salary expectations, and benefits package. We went over my availability and am expected to hear from them in the next few days about a possible second interview, in person, with the youth departments hiring person.

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected or difficult questions. Just know what you bring to the table and you'll be fine.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Volunteer Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed for a Volunteer Coordinator position. Went right to an in-person interview without conducting a phone interview. The staff seemed competent and friendly - low pressure. They ended up hiring internally so it seemed a bit like they were interviewing a few people to go through the motions. The job sounded like it was primarily paperwork/data entry focused due to their high volume of volunteers. I was more interested in the interaction aspect.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked the usual - How have you handled a difficult situation with a volunteer, What are you most/least excited about, what motivates you...no curveballs.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Resource Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity.

    Interview Details

    Received an email from the ED requesting a phone interview which occurred the following week. Very friendly, knowledgable 35 minute phone interview followed by an in person with director of finance.

    Reasons for Declining

    Money

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seoul (South Korea)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Habitat for Humanity in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    applying resume by online, 2 times interviews in a week. las result will get in a month. no salary negotiation. if you want to know, you have to ask first

    Interview Questions
    • talking about future strategy for NGOs   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Web Content Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview process took a while. I applied for the job online and then didn't hear back from anyone for a couple of months. After that, though, things moved pretty quickly. I interviewed with 5 people, I think -- the communications director, a few editors, and the web developers.

    Negotiation Details
    I tried to negotiate, but they said my number wasn't in the budget. For a nonprofit organization, though, they paid a competitive salary.
    Accepted Offer
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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview was brief and in person.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer kept to standard interview questions regarding my competencies and job responsibilities. Nothing our of the ordinary was discussed.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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