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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

Nelson Mandela Build
July 11-19
Honor Nelson Mandela’s legacy by working alongside South African and international volunteers. 


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. 






June 13-24

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


Dominican Republic
June 13-21 | July 18-25

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


July 3-12

Become immersed in the local community and serve people who are struggling in poverty.



July 25-Aug. 8

Explore a country that is as vast as it is diverse. You’ll meet some wonderful people and create memories that will last a lifetime. 
Aug. 1-14

Learn about the Bali culture as you partner with our Habitat families in building houses. 

Aug. 8-17

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


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.