can make a difference in the Emporia community


Ways to Volunteer

There are many ways you can help, including the following activities:

  • Serve on the Board of Directors
  • Help with construction of a home
  • Be a member of the homeowner selection or family support committee
  • Donate funds (tax deductible) or building materials
  • Provide food on workdays
  • Help with mailings and office work

What do volunteers do?

Construction volunteers work under the supervision of our construction staff to build our homes. Come by yourself or with a group of friends or co-workers.  No experience is required, and you can bring your own tools or use ours!  Wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. Be prepared to get dirty but have extraordinary fun!

Interested in volunteering? Let us know!

Habitat Success Stories

Jennifer, Habitat Homeowner

“I’ve had an amazing year building my Habitat home! I can’t say thank you enough to all of the volunteers, donors and Habitat staff who are helping me accomplish the impossible dream of homeownership. We’re scheduled to close on our home right before Christmas and if the timing is right we’d love to put up…

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Lyndsay, Habitat homeowner

“If I hadn’t found Habitat, we would still be in that one-bedroom apartment. And it wasn’t the best of conditions. While constructing the house, I got to know my neighbors. We built each other’s homes, and you can’t get much closer than that. The biggest difference overall is that general sense of security. Just knowing that it’s ours and we make…

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