Youth United Resources
Check out these Youth United links for ideas and resources! Habitat affiliates are encouraged to visit Habitat’s internal network for additional tools and information.
Youth United Adviser’s Guide (.pdf)
An excellent resource for affiliate staff, AmeriCorps members and adult volunteers who coordinate the Youth United program. This guide with help adult advisors better understand their role in Youth United. Includes effective practices for mentoring steering committee youth, answers to common challenges, and much more.
Youth United Resource Manual (.pdf)
A collection of tools to start and manage your Youth United groups, including sections about program overview, recruiting members, involving diverse youth, youth roles and committees, media and public relations, fundraising, recognizing and handling abuse and support from Habitat for Humanity International.
Advocacy Toolkit (.pdf)
This toolkit connects Habitat’s mission with advocacy and includes a guide for participating in Act! Speak! Build! Week.
Getting the Word Out (.pdf)
Ideas about how to publicize, market and recruit for your Youth United project.
Fundraising Guide (.doc)
A step-by-step guide to funding your Youth United house, including ideas, tools and tips.
Working with Youth
A manual designed to help local Habitat affiliates understand and form meaningful relationships with the young people participating in Youth United.