Volunteer your skills as a member of the Board of Directors or serve on a committee. The following committees are in need of volunteer members:
Family Selection And Family Support Committees
The Selection committee works to qualify potential partner families for traditional builds, critical repairs, or rehabs. The Support committee assists the families once they have been approved with the financial process and to ensure that the required “sweat equity hours are met.”
Site Selection Committee
Chooses the land for future development and determines feasibility for critical repairs and rehabs.
In need of: home inspectors, commercial real estate agents, economic development professionals, engineers, planning and zoning, surveyors, builders, architects.
Plans events, fundraisers, marketing and advertising initiatives, social media and web development, photography, graphic design, media outreach; acts as liaison to partner sponsors
Assists with the pricing, planning, bid process (if applicable), acquiring supplies, and overseeing volunteers for all construction projects. May perform construction work. In need of: builders, site surveyors, home inspectors, representatives from building supply stores, plumbers, electricians, trade school instructors, etc.
Currently the committee collects donations of gently used furniture, appliances, and building supplies, and further assists by setting up the items and volunteering at bi-monthly sales. In the future this committee will be the driving force behind transitioning the warehouse into a Habitat ReStore.
Volunteer And Resource Development Committee
Oversees and actively recruits volunteers for all aspects of Habitat Worcester; assists with the development of outreach groups and the acquisition of resources for all affiliate needs.
Church groups assist Habitat’s mission by providing funding, prayer support, volunteers, and home dedications. This committee coordinates those efforts.