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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. 


Sept. 25-Oct. 4
Help construct secure, safe homes in Pokhara. Your work will ensure families are safe when the next disaster strikes. 


China Build
Oct. 9-23

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






Nov. 7-14

Along with building a community recreation space, this team will meet with government leaders to discuss the need for change. 


Aug. 23-30

Lend a hand with the construction an energy-efficient townhome and enjoy the region’s abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. 


Sept. 25-Oct. 4

Improve the life of orphans and their caretaker in rural Malawi. This project is part of Habitat’s response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.







Oct. 3-11

Make new friends as you volunteer in the community. You’ll also get to explore local sights and ancient archeological ruins.



Oct. 10-18
Create a better life for women homeowners. Along the way, you’ll learn about women’s issues in Guatemala. 


Oct. 22-Nov. 4

Help improve a family’s living conditions and give them hope for a brighter future. 

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.