Non-Construction Volunteer Opportunities
Members of the A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) Selection Committee are responsible for applying the three objective selection criteria (Need, Ability to Pay, and Willingness to Partner) to the application review and home visit process. The committee will submit a report to the Homeowner Services Manager regarding the homeowner’s eligibility for the ABWK program and the need for repairs. The ABWK committee members work in teams of two and can expect to conduct 2-3 confidential home visits per month. Teams alternate every other month.
Once a year and for a period of 3-4 months, members of the Homeowner Selection Committee are responsible for applying the three objective selection criteria (Need, Ability to Pay, and Willingness to Partner) to the homeownership application review process. It is also the responsibility of the committee members to conduct two confidential home visits that are executed with the utmost respect for the homeowner, while successfully obtaining information regarding the homeowner’s level of need.
Hospitality volunteers are responsible for ensuring that all volunteers have a great experience from check-in through check-out (however Hospitality Volunteers can leave after lunch clean up if needed). Responsibilities include welcoming and assisting volunteers through the sign-in process, taking build day photos, set up/clean up lunch, and providing the volunteers with encouragement throughout the day. Hospitality Volunteers will also be trained to provide a brief beginning of day Habitat Volunteer Orientation. Typical hours for a Hospitality Volunteer is 7:30am-2:30pm.