"Volunteerism begins with the desire to see change. We can choose to find a hundred excuses why we can't do something and a hundred ways of getting it done. The choice lies within us. “A dedicated Habitat volunteer in India, where 350 million people live below the poverty level.
How can you get involved? We depend on volunteers, donors and community members to make our programs and projects successful. The support we have received from our friends and neighbors has been amazing! There are many ways that YOU can become involved from wielding a hammer to volunteering on one of our committees to donating services, materials and/or money. Please click on the links to the left for more information. Listed below is the contact information for Vermont’s affiliates. Please contact the affiliate nearest to where you live.
Donate Skills and Services
"The work of Habitat is as immediate as it gets. Hammers in hand, volunteer families and homeowner families toil side by side, working together to create tangible change and real-time results." Shala Carlson and Wong Hiew Peng - Habitat World - December 2006
Form a team, or come alone to join us at the construction site.
- Volunteers with building experience and no building experience are welcome!
- Supervisors and experienced help needed
- Skilled craftsmen with specific skills are needed
- Owners of heavy equipment for excavation and digging foundations
Donate or Discount Materials
The following materials are needed for our efforts:
If you are interested in donating materials, please contact the affiliate nearest to you today!
Donate Time Off-Site
We need people to help with:
- Public speaking
- Coordinating special events
Serve on a Committee
No experience is necessary. A willingness to learn and a commitment to Habitat's mission are essential. The names of each affiliate’s committees will vary, but each affiliate is organized to accomplish the tasks suggested by the following titles. If helping with any of these areas is of interest, please contact the affiliate closest to you.
- Home Buyer Selection
- Homeowner Support
- Faith Relations
- Site Selection
- Resource Development
- Community Relations
Vermont Habitat for Humanity affiliates are committed to keeping your information private. We recognize the importance volunteers, donors, applicants, program families, and homeowners place on the privacy and confidentiality of their information. We are committed to maintaining privacy standards that are synonymous with our established and trusted name.
When collecting, storing, and retrieving applicant, program family, tenant, and homeowner data – such as tax returns, pay stubs, credit reports, employment verifications and payment history – internal controls are maintained throughout the process to ensure security and confidentiality.