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Global Village volunteer program

Global Village

A domestic and international volunteer program

Volunteer internationally to build decent, affordable shelter alongside members of the community. Learn about poverty housing, 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.

Learn more about Global Village   Available trips and schedules   Trip payments and donations

Featured trips

Aboriginal Build: Canada
Aug. 29-Sept. 5 
Spend a week with the Flying Dust First Nation and take part in their annual Aboriginal Pow Wow. 


Romania: World Habitat Build
Oct. 2-11
Celebrate World Habitat Day building eight homes with local volunteers and other Global Village teams.


China Build
Oct. 9-23

Join this 15-day trip to help build a home from the ground up in rural China. 






Aug. 15-26

Help with various stages of home construction, from pouring concrete to painting. There’s a task for every skill level. 


Aug. 8-17

Take part in the construction process from the very beginning. Your work will lift up a community in need. 


Aug 14-23
Partner with a team to build with our Orphans and Vulnderable Children project. You’ll play a major role in assisting children living in poverty. 






Sept. 18-27
Provide a better life for a family living in substandard housing in Siem Reap.
Sept. 24-Oct. 4

Learn how Habitat is building solutions for families affected by the April earthquake.
Oct. 3-11

Spend a week in charming colonial Santa Rosa de Copan and build hope brick by brick. 

Specialty trips

Thrivent Builds

  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.