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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. During your volunteer vacation, 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 trips

Volunteer abroad, China
Oct. 9-23

After exploring the bustling Guangzhou City, you and your team will build a home from the ground up in a rural community.


Volunteer abroad, Portugal
Oct. 17-26
Take part Habitat’s mission to reduce the number of dilapidated homes and shacks in Portugal.


Volunteer abroad, India
Oct. 22-Nov. 4

You’ll work side-by-side with families in need and get an opportunity to explore all the wonders this vast country has to offer. 



Volunteer abroad, Paraguay
Nov. 7-14

Your team will participate in the construction process from the very beginning. You’ll pour the foundation to building the walls.


Volunteer abroad, Zambia
Nov. 20-29

Help with Habitat’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children project and share a traditional Thanksgiving meal with partner families.


Volunteer abroad, Nicaragua
Nov. 21-29

Learn about the innovative approach Habitat Nicaragua takes to serve families in need of decent shelter. This trip is a unique opportunity to experience life inside the culture.






Volunteer abroad, El Salvador
El Salvador
Nov. 21-29

As you build, you’ll be welcomed into the community. Meet the neighbors whose community you’re helping to improve and explore local sites.


Jan. 2-11, 2016

Celebrate the new year in Thailand, where you’ll boost a family’s economic opportunities and improve their health. 



Volunteer abroad, Hawaii
Jan. 17-23, 2016

Volunteer in one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. You’ll help a family obtain an affordable home and experience Hawaii’s rich culture.


Specialty trips

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.