Get Involved

Volunteers are always needed for ongoing Habitat projects.

"Habitat for Humanity International works in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which every person can experience God's love and can grow into all that God intends."



102 Additional Ways YOU Can Help Habitat
    LEADERSHIP ON THE JOB SITE
  1. Serve as a "House Leader" for one house
  2. Serve as the "Crew Leader" for one house
  3. Meet and greet the volunteers

    HOUSE CONSTRUCTION (Labor and/or Supplies)
  4. Siding
  5. Gutters and down spouts
  6. Roofing
  7. Painting
  8. Landscaping
  9. Drywall hanging
  10. Drywall finishing
  11. Finish carpentry
  12. Cabinetry
  13. Counter tops
  14. Site prep / Lot cleaning
  15. Excavation
  16. Install windows and doors
  17. Framing / rough carpentry / salvage
  18. Cleanup
  19. Electrical
  20. Plumbing
  21. Heating and cooling
  22. Floor covering
  23. Poured / Blocked basement
  24. Concrete / Flatwork

    CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT
  25. Serve on the Building Committee
  26. Errand runner on construction days
  27. Help organize the warehouse
  28. Facilitate professional contractor relations
  29. Help with build-site assessment / feasibility
  30. Seek donations of building materials / tools
  31. Coordinate tool acquisition / management program

    HOMEOWNER INVOLVEMENT
  32. Serve as a "Family Partner"
  33. Help families understand homeowner duties
  34. Monitor "sweat equity" compliance
  35. Coordinate family liaison selection / training
  36. Coordinate kick-off / house dedication ceremonies
  37. Help coordinate orientation meetings
  38. Recruit people to lead homeowner classes
  39. Serve on the Family Selection committee
  40. Help setup and conduct Home Information Meetings
  41. Recommend families for home ownership
  42. Identify / screen / interview applicant families

    "FRIEND RAISING"
  43. Serve on a Volunteer Committee
  44. Coordinate volunteer recognition activities
  45. Coordinate volunteer training and orientation
  46. Schedule and recruit build-day lunch providers
  47. Coordinate job site welcoming / assignments
  48. Help recruit, schedule, and follow-up with volunteers
  49. Historian - organize photos into scrapbooks
  50. Take photos at events and construction sites

    FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT
  51. Serve on the Development Committee
  52. Assist in grant writing
  53. Coordinate and plan special events
  54. Coordinate corporate sponsorship of projects
  55. Plan / develop / administer fundraising activities
  56. Develop and carry out donor recognition plan

    CHURCH RELATIONS
  57. Serve on the Church Relations committee
  58. Help coordinate church relations activities
  59. Coordinate church sponsorship of projects
  60. Maintain regular contact with a church
  61. Encourage Habitat activity within your church

    LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE
  62. Landscaping
  63. Development
  64. Family Partners
  65. Board of Directors
  66. Hospitality
  67. Family Selection
  68. Site Selection
  69. Church Relations
  70. Building

    HOUSE PROPERTY SELECTION
  71. Serve on the Site Selection Committee
  72. Drive a designated area weekly to look for property
  73. Research average property cost in designated areas
  74. Maintain records of current property cost
  75. Maintain a list of potential property options

    OFFICE WORK
  76. Data entry
  77. Update and maintain databases
  78. Office cleaning and recycling
  79. General office duties
  80. Make copies, phone calls, etc.
  81. Work on bulk mailings and direct mail campaigns

    HABITAT RESTORE SUPPORT
  82. Serve on the ReStore Committee
  83. Assist in raising money to keep the doors open
  84. Serve as a customer greeter or a clerk
  85. Assist with special promotional sales
  86. Assist in advertising
  87. Solicit donations
  88. Pickup donations
  89. Be a member of a salvage crew
  90. Price merchandise

    GIVE A GIFT TO HELP BUILD HOUSES
  91. Sponsor a house - and provide volunteers
  92. Co-Sponsor a house - and provide volunteers
  93. Purchase something to go in the house
  94. Donate a flatbed or pickup truck
  95. Donate corporate team building employee hours
  96. Donate building materials or subcontracted labor
  97. Donate copy paper or other office supplies
  98. Donate printing costs
  99. Donate postage for mailing
  100. Be a billboard sign sponsor
  101. Make a monetary donation of any amount
  102. Pray for our goal of wiping out poverty housing around the world!


YOU HAVE THE POWER TO BUILD HOPE IN DAVIE COUNTY