Global Village volunteer program

Habitat for Humanity Global Village volunteer abroad volunteer vacations

A domestic and international volunteer program

Volunteer abroad to build decent, affordable shelter alongside members of the community. Use your vacation to volunteer, learn about substandard housing, community 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.

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Featured trip

Volunteer abroad: Guatemala Coffee Build
Special Event: Volunteer abroad
Guatemala Coffee Build
Dec. 12-20

On this trip to San Lucas Tolimán, get your hands dirty building smokeless stoves and safe lavatories for coffee-growing families.


Volunteer abroad: Zambia

Nov. 20-29

Help with Habitat’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children project and share a traditional Thanksgiving meal with partner families.


Volunteer abroad: India

Nov. 28-Dec. 12
If visiting India is on your bucket list, this is your chance to go. Start the holiday season by helping a family realize their dream of homeownership. 




Volunteer abroad: Thailand
Jan. 2-11, 2016
Celebrate the new year in Thailand, where you’ll boost a family’s economic opportunities and improve their health. 


Volunteer abroad: HawaiiHawaii 
Jan. 17-23, 2016
Volunteer in one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. You’ll help a family obtain an affordable home and experience Hawaii’s rich culture.


Volunteer abroad: Nicaragua
Jan. 23-31, 2016

Learn about the innovative approach Habitat Nicaragua takes to serve families in need of decent shelter. This trip is a unique opportunity to experience life inside the culture.






Volunteer abroad: Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
Jan. 23-31, 2016
As you build with the family, you’ll be welcomed into the community. This trip is a unique opportunity to experience life inside the culture.


Volunteer abroad: Portugal
Feb. 6-Feb. 15

Join our efforts to eliminate poverty housing in Portugal and spend a few days visiting this beautiful country. 


Volunteer abroad: Alaska
Feb. 27-March 12, 2016

The “call” of Alaska is legend, and on this trip you will soon discover why. We’ll work hard, enjoy the hospitality of many Alaskans, and maybe spot a moose or two. 

Specialty trips

Volunteer abroad: Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips

  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.