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Global Village Volunteer Resources

When you join a Global Village team, you work with Habitat for Humanity to make the world a better place. 
We’ve gathered some resources to help you plan your journey and make the most of it. 

Habitat for Humanity: Who we are and why we build

About Habitat for Humanity

Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Start here to find out how Habitat is working to build housing solutions.

 

Global Village policies and procedures
Orientation Handbook: Your guide to the ins and outs of volunteering with Global Village. 
Payment policies: Find out when, where and how to pay. 
Cancelations: We hope you won’t have to cancel, but if you do, here’s what you need to know.
Minors: Under the age of 18? Find out who can travel with a Global Village team.
Travel Medical Insurance: Learn what’s included in our insurance policy. 

Fundraising toolkit 
Share.Habitat fundraising page: Share.Habitat makes it easy to raise support for your trip. 
Fundraising Workshop webinar: Learn the best ways to fundraise for your trip.
Corporate matching gifts: Check to see if your employer matches charitable donations. 
Sample fundraising letter: If you need a jumpstart, try these templates. 
Fundraising Handbook: Look here for detailed advice and information. 

Travel information
U.S. State Department: Information for visas, entry requirements, embassies, etc. 
U.S. Passports
CDC Traveler’s Health: Review the CDC’s recommendations for your host country. 
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CultureGrams: Get familiar with your host country before you arrive.