Crew Leaders Wanted
Organize, train, and develop construction volunteers
For information on how to become a Habitat Crew Leader, contact Leslie Woods at email@example.com
Training begins in January 2014!
Wednesday, January 22, 4:30pm to 6:00pm - Raise the Roof Training
Wednesday, January 29, 4:30pm to 6:00pm - Hardie Siding
- 1.5hrs for training
- Four 7 hour days over 12 months
- Professional training to learn a skill
- Experience leading small groups
- Help a family realize the dream of homeownership
All trainings will take place on the Habitat campus at
1620 Bank Street, Louisville, KY 40203.
Use the Colombia Street entrance.
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CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
* = also appropriate for 16 & 17-year-olds
+ = also appropriate for under-16-year-olds
Work with partner families in teaching basic money management. Classes are held in the evening.
(Openings for budget tutors are currently filled.)
Volunteer on a job site to help build a home with a partner family. No experience or construction skills necessary.
Construction Delivery Crew
Provide critical assistance to our build sites by transporting supplies and tools from our Construction Center and picking up items from suppliers as needed. Drivers are needed. Someone on the delivery crew is needed each day of the week.
Construction Warehouse Crew
Help us keep the Construction tools and supplies organized and clean. Someone on the warehouse crew is needed each day of the week.
Locates and develops the resources Habitat needs to build houses. It raises funds, solicits in-kind donations, and facilitates special events.
(Openings for Development Committee are currently filled)
Licensed electricians volunteer to work on Tuesdays and Thursdays to complete whole house wiring
Family Advocate Committee
Works as a liaison between partner families and Habitat. Members assist families in their transition from renter to homeowner. Committee members recruit and train family advocates, coordinate ground blessing and house dedication ceremonies and organize homeowner skills workshops
Family Selection Committee
Establishes eligibility criteria, screens applications, makes home visits, and recommends qualified families to Habitat’s Board of Directors for approval
Responsible for accurate and timely accounting of Habitat’s transactions, audits, reports, grant proposal budgets, and annual budget.
(Openings for Finance Committee are currently full.)
Operate heavy machinery, dig footers, pour concrete for porches and sidewalks. Three crews: Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
Operate heavy machinery to grade lots. Plant shrubs and flowers to beautify landscape in preparation for dedication.
*ReStore Customer Service
Restore Customer Service volunteers help us create an enjoyable shopping experience for our customers
ReStore DeConstruction Crew
Help us dismantle buildings, take apart decks, and strip-out kitchens...all to save the usable materials from the landfill, which are sold in the ReStore, and create an income for Habitat
*ReStore Warehouse Crew
Help us clean, fix, price, and process donations as they come into our warehouse, to be sold in our ReStore
*+Saturday Lunch Providers
Help us to nourish our volunteers on Saturday by providing a simple and nutritious lunch - warm in the winter, refreshing in the summer.
For those who love being on a construction site, but don’t want to swing a hammer, this job is for you! Be on site for 1-2 hours in the morning to welcome volunteers, collect waivers, pass out name tags, talk about Habitat and introduce the House leader.
Site Selection Committee
Identifies and acquires properties for Habitat construction at the lowest possible cost and investigates various neighborhoods for possible home sites
This is a specialty crew that installs kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, interior trim. Two crews: Wednesday or Thursday
Whole House Crew
Volunteers work one or two days a week to complete a house from start to finish
Women for Habitat Committee
Promotes the involvement of women in the sponsorship and construction of Habitat houses. Women-built projects provide an opportunity for women to learn construction in a supportive environment, fund raise for a good cause and provide homeownership opportunities to people in need
Love to write? Help write articles for the print and electronic newsletter, website, and special projects.