Derek Morris began his career with Habitat for Humanity as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Greater Pittsburgh affiliate in 2008. After his term of service concluded in 2009 he was hired as HFHGP’S full time volunteer coordinator and AmeriCorps Host Site Manager. Derek is also a trained team leader for Habitat for Humanity International’s Global Village program and has successfully led three Global Village teams in service overseas in Thailand, Brazil and Romania. Derek obtained a bachelor’s degree in Peace, Conflict, and Communication Studies from Juniata College as well as a certificate in Advocacy & Lobbying for Nonprofits from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work. Derek is an active member of the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community.