We need everyone, whether you want to build a house, organize in the office, plan special events, or work with families. Whatever your talents are, they can help put low income families in Kern County into homes. Call 661-861-8449 or click on the "volunteer" button to get started!
The House Leader serves as the project manager for the construction of the home. Working in coordination with the Building Committee and the Construction Supervisor the House Leader assures that all support functions are in place for the building project.
Crew leaders are skilled or semi-skilled individuals who can understand a task and communicate how it is to be done to unskilled volunteers. They are responsible for directing volunteers in assigned tasks and monitoring quality control and workmanship.
The "Elf Crew" works on site during the week to prepare the home for the following Saturdays’ work crew. The “”Elf Crew” is generally on site from 8am to 1 pm Tuesday through Friday.
Actual construction of houses is only one part of the Habitat operation. The variety of skills given on the Volunteer Interests Survey indicates the wide range of opportunities for your involvement.
The committees listed below are another way of supporting the Habitat mission. All of these committees are seeking active members.
Coordinate all activities directly related to the construction schedule and site.
Promote and facilitate church participation and develop Covenant Church Partnerships.
Screen applications, conduct interviews and home visits, and select partner families.
Act as liaison between the homeowners and the Habitat for Humanity organization to ensure that each group’s needs are met.
Develop and implement fundraising plans.
Increase community awareness of Habitat for Humanity goals and objectives by publicizing special projects and implementing a public relations plan for all news media.
Develop long-range schedule for future building projects and acquire appropriate sites.
For those with strong financial background e.g. finance, banking, CPA, etc.
For those with a background in operations, HR, management, etc.
For those with experience in long range planning.
Churches, service clubs businesses and other organizations may wish to become involved as a group. We have a variety of resources including speakers, video and printed materials, are available to help spread the word within your organization.