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Global Village volunteer program

Habitat for Humanity Global Village volunteer abroad volunteer vacations

A domestic and international volunteer program

Volunteer abroad to build decent, affordable shelter alongside members of the community. Use your vacation to volunteer, learn about substandard housing, community development challenges and Habitat’s ministry and mission to help eradicate them. The funds you raise help build decent shelter in the country you visit and support the Global Village program.

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Featured trip

July 9-16, 2016
Join this trip and help build a family’s home closer to your home.


July 2-10, 2016
Discover how Habitat is adapting services to ensure that all families in Guatemala have clean air and access to water and sanitation.


June 24-July 4, 2016
Build on-site for five days, then use your spare time to meet neighbors and explore the rich history and Romanian Black Sea.



El Salvador
June 18-26, 2016
Experience life inside the culture while building with the community and learning to make local cuisine.


July 15-24, 2016
Improve the lives of several generations as you build a home for orphans and elderly people in need.


October 7-16, 2016
Construct a new home with expert masons while discovering rural and urban China.






Specialty trips

Volunteer abroad: Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips

  Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips

Explore additional trip options designed through Thrivent Financial’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

All are welcome on Thrivent Builds Worldwide teams. Thrivent benefit members are eligible for special trip pricing.


The Global Village volunteer program is grateful for the generous support of Thrivent Financial. Learn more about our event and program sponsors.