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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

Everest Build 2014
Nov. 13-22

This major event aims to build 100 homes in a week, with international and local volunteers working side-by-side with Habitat families. 


May 23-June 6

Romania’s former Soviet economy has left housing in a state of neglect and in need of repair. Join this team to help families have a warm, safe place to call home. 


May 24-June 8 | June 14-25

Take a trip to Alaska for a combination of volunteerism, travel and adventure. You’ll meet the partner families and enjoy a multitude of activities.







Chiquimula, Guatemala
June 21-29

This is your chance to work with families who don’t have access to traditional loans to improve their housing conditions.





Dominican Republic 
June 28-July 6 | July 12-20

Immerse yourself in island culture as you help families build new homes brick by brick.



July 11-20
Come together with a team of volunteers to build a home for orphans and their caretaker in a rural village.



July 12-20
Join us in the construction process from the very beginning stages. Your work will give a hand up to a family in need of decent, affordable housing.



July 18-Aug. 1 
Work alongside like-minded volunteers and discover what life is like in rural China.


Aug. 9-22

A shortage of affordable lands forces many families to pay high rents for overcrowded spaces that lack proper sanitation facilities. Help us lend a hand to people in need of better housing.

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.