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

Sept. 30-Oct. 10, 2016
Celebrate World Habitat Day together with 800 volunteers from around the globe and Romanian celebrities!


North Carolina
Sept. 4-11, 2016
Travel to the Blue Ridge Mountains to make a
difference for future homeowners.


Trinidad and Tobago
October 15-23, 2016
Experience the melting pot that is Trinidadian culture while building with your team.



Nov. 12-26, 2016
Embrace a new culture and share a traditional Thanksgiving meal with the future homeowners.


November 4-13, 2016
Improve the lives of several generations as you build a home for orphans and elderly people in need.


September 2-11, 2016
Construct a new home with expert masons while discovering rural and urban China.






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.