Habitat for Humanity of Evansville

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville

General Volunteer Opportunities


  • Committees

    We have a variety of committees on which you can serve.

  • Food/Snack Provider

    Snack providers:
    Make or buy snacks for at least 40 people and drop them off the day before the build or come out at 9:00 (during morning break) and give the snacks to the build volunteers from the information table. 

    Food providers:
    Please make or buy a simple decent meal that will satisfy at least 50 people.  Examples of meals provided in the past have been deli platters or chili.

  • Framing

    We can let you know when we are framing a house if you are interested in volunteering on build days when we will primarily be framing. No experience needed! 

  • Fundraising

    Help us to raise funds through a variety of campaigns.

  • Landscaping

    We can let you know when we are ready to seed, straw and landscape! No experience required.  

  • Office Support

    We need volunteers to help in the front office by processing incoming phone calls as well as greeting individuals arriving and departing from the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville Facilities. Regularly assist with other office tasks as needed. 

  • Painting

    We can let you know when we will be painting in interior of a Habitat house! No experience is needed and we will provide all materials necessary! 

  • Photographer/Videographer

    If you have an interest in capturing the joy and excitement of the build process and the happiness of a partner family at dedication as a volunteer photographer. All you need is a digital camera and/or video camera and an outgoing personality. We can even give you tips on how to capture these special moments.

  • Roofing

    We could use your help when we are working on the roof, mainly the roof decking. You must be comfortable with heights and working on roofs, and be at least 18 years of age or older.

  • Siding

    We can let you know when we will be installing vinyl siding on a house. No experience needed.

  • Social Media Contributor

    Share photos, quotes or brief stories from Habitat build sites or special events on Facebook to show others in real-time what’s happening at Habitat for Humanity of Evansville.

  • Special events

    We run a variety of special events locally including The Red Bookcase and The Welcome Home Project. 


443 S Evans - Old National Bank Build

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Lunch Provider

Purchase or prepare a simple, yet filling, lunch for construction volunteers.

Be willing to feed 10 to 40 volunteers. Drinks are not required to be provided for lunch, but are appreciated (water is provided throughout the day by Habitat).

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Old National Bank Volunteers

The home for the Durden family is being sponsored by Old National Bank and built at 443 S Evans Ave. Only those affiliated with Old National Bank may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Open to All Volunteers

The home for the Durden family is being sponsored by Old National Bank and built at 443 S Evans Ave. Anyone wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

5/6/2014 6/14/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Photographer/Videographer

Have a passion for photography? Love to be on an active construction site? If so, we are looking for individuals who would like to volunteer their time and talent to capture the build day with a camera or video camera. 

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Site Host

Be the first face Habitat volunteers see on the build site.

  • Greet volunteers and Partner Families
  • Help volunteers sign in and out
  • Collect Liability Waivers and Safety Policies
  • Hand out water, snacks and coffee throughout the day
5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Social Media Commentator

Update the social media world throughout the build day on the happenings at the Habitat construction site. Post real-time photos and comments of Partner Families and volunteers.

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

444-448 S Linwood - Women Build 2014

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Harding, Shymanski & Company Volunteer Day

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women's Council of Realtors' members wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

6/18/2014 6/18/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Lunch Provider

Purchase or prepare a simple, yet filling, lunch for construction volunteers.

Be willing to feed 10 to 40 volunteers. Drinks are not required to be provided for lunch, but are appreciated (water is provided throughout the day by Habitat).

5/6/2014 7/26/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Photographer/Videographer

Have a passion for photography? Love to be on an active construction site? If so, we are looking for individuals who would like to volunteer their time and talent to capture the build day with a camera or video camera. 

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Site Host

Be the first face Habitat volunteers see on the build site.

  • Greet volunteers and Partner Families
  • Help volunteers sign in and out
  • Collect Liability Waivers and Safety Policies
  • Hand out water, snacks and coffee throughout the day
5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Social Media Commentator

Update the social media world throughout the build day on the happenings at the Habitat construction site. Post real-time photos and comments of Partner Families and volunteers.

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Vectren Women Build Volunteers

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women's Council of Realtors' members wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

7/12/2014 7/12/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Women Build Committee Build Day

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women's Council of Realtors' members wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

5/10/2014 5/10/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Women Build Volunteers

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women Build members wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

5/13/2014 6/11/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Women's Council of Realtors Volunteer Day

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women's Council of Realtors' members wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

7/26/2014 7/26/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Women's Hospital Build Day

The home for the Datzman family is being sponsored by Women Build and built at 444-448 S Linwood Ave. Women's Hospital employees wanting to volunteer may sign up to volunteer for these build days.

Online Safety Training – All volunteers are encouraged complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://habitat.lezage.com/login.cfm?dp=24 use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

6/10/2014 6/10/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

531 S Linwood Ave - Eyewitness News Build

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Lunch Provider

Purchase or prepare a simple, yet filling, lunch for construction volunteers.

Be willing to feed 10 to 40 volunteers. Drinks are not required to be provided for lunch, but are appreciated (water is provided throughout the day by Habitat).

5/6/2014 7/26/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Photographer/Videographer

Have a passion for photography? Love to be on an active construction site? If so, we are looking for individuals who would like to volunteer their time and talent to capture the build day with a camera or video camera. 

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Site Host

Be the first face Habitat volunteers see on the build site.

  • Greet volunteers and Partner Families
  • Help volunteers sign in and out
  • Collect Liability Waivers and Safety Policies
  • Hand out water, snacks and coffee throughout the day
5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Social Media Commentator

Update the social media world throughout the build day on the happenings at the Habitat construction site. Post real-time photos and comments of Partner Families and volunteers.

5/6/2014 6/21/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Committees

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Family Selection Committee

Description

Recruits and selects the families that are presented to the Board of Directors for approval to become part of the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville homeownership program.

Summary of Duties

  • Attend home visits with families that have applied to be a part of the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville program
  • Assess the current living arrangements of families and report findings to the committee
  • Provide reports on families living arrangements to the Board of Directors for approval
  • Training and support is provided.

Contact

Jeanne Mesker

Mortgage/Administrative Specialist

(812) 423-5623 ext 32

jmesker@evansvillehabitat.org

 

Meetings

The fourth Monday of each month at 5:15pm.

Much of the work performed by Family Selection Committee members is done outside the actual meeting. Family visits are typically conducted during the evening hours or on weekends.

4/28/2014 12/22/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Partner Family Training and Engagement Taskforce 5/15/2014 5/15/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Group Volunteer Days

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
CFCO, Harrison High School

This volunteer event is reserved for CFCO, Harrison High School. 

Location and volunteer work will be provided closer to the event date. 

Online Safety Training – All volunteers must complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://www.hfhvolunteerinsurance.com/ use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

5/13/2014 5/14/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
U of E - Campus Chapter Build Day

This volunteer event is reserved for members of the University of Evansville Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter. 

Location and volunteer work will be provided closer to the event date. 

Online Safety Training – All volunteers must complete an online safety training course before volunteering. Safety training link: http://www.hfhvolunteerinsurance.com/ use code: Use code W8NAEBTG and select the "Volunteering on a Habitat site" training option.

To sign our 2014 Liability Waiver online, please use the link below

https://www.hellosign.com/s/98065e34

Questions? Call Andrea at 812-423-5623 ext 33 or email award@evansvillehabitat.org

4/26/2014 4/26/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Evansville brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

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