Volunteer Interests

There are so many ways that you can help the Sylacauga Area Habitat for Humanity as a Volunteer.

Listed below are some of the areas that may be of interest to you.

You can let us know your interests in two ways.

  1. Send us an email to SAHFH1938@gmail.com listing your areas of interest

  2. Download the SAHFH Volunteer Interest Form by clicking here, print it out and circle your areas of volunteer interest.  Then mail the form to:

    Sylacauga Area HFH
    P. O. Box 2595
    Sylacauga, AL 35150

 

LEADERSHIP ON THE JOB SITE

1. Serve as “House Leader” for One home
2. Serve as “Crew Leader” for one home

HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

4 Siding
5. Gutters and down spouts
6. Roofing
7. Painting
8. Landscaping
9. Drywall hanging
10. Drywall finishing
11. Finish carpentry
12. Cabinetry
13. Countertops
14. Site Prep/Lot Cleanup
15. Excavations
16. Install Windows and doors
17. Framing/rough carpentry/salvage
18. Clean up
19. Electrical
20. Plumbing
21. Heating and Cooling
22. Floor covering
23. Concrete/Flatwork

CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT

24. Serve on Building Committee
25. Errand runner for construction days
26. Facilitate professional contractor relations
27. Assist in build site assessment and feasibility
28. Seek donations of building materials and tools
29. Coordinate tool acquisition/management program

HOMEOWNER INVOLVEMENT

30. Serve as a “Family Partner”
31. Help families understand homeowner duties
32. Monitor “sweat equity” compliance
33. Coordinate family liaison selection/training
34. Coordinate kick off and house dedication ceremonies
35. Help coordinate/facilitate orientation meetings
36. Recruit people to lead homeowner classes
37. Serve on the Family Selection Committee
38. Help set up and conduct Home Information Meetings
39. Recommend families for home ownership
40. Identify/screen/interview applicant families “FRIEND RAISING”
41. Serve on a Volunteer Committee
42. Coordinate volunteer recognition activities
43. Coordinate volunteer training and orientation
44. Schedule and recruit build crew lunch providers
45. Coordinate job site welcoming/assignments
46. Help recruit, schedule, and follow-up with volunteers
47. Historian—organize photos into scrap books
48. Take photos at events and construction sites

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

49. Serve on the Development Committee
50. Assist in grant writing
51. Coordinate and plan special events
52. Coordinate corporate sponsorship of projects
53. Plan/develop/administer fundraising activities
54. Develop and carry out donor recognition plan

CHURCH RELATIONS

55. Serve on the Church Relations Committee
56. Help coordinate church relations activities
57. Coordinate church sponsorships of projects
58. Maintain regular contact with one or more churches
59. Encourage Habitat activity within your church

LEADERSHIP COMMITTEES

60. Landscaping
61. Development
62. Family Partners
63. Board of Directors
64. Hospitality
65. Family Selection
66. Site Selection
67. Church Relations
68. Building

HOUSE PROPERTY SELECTION

69. Serve on the Site Selection Committee
70. Drive a designated area weekly to look for property
71. Research average property cost in designated areas
72. Maintain records of current property cost
73. Maintain a list of potential property options

GIVE A GIFT TO HELP BUILD HOUSES

74. Sponsor a house – and provide volunteers
75. Co-sponsor a house – and provide volunteers
76. Tool trailer, flatbed truck or pick-up trucks
77. Donate corporate team-building employee hours
78. Building materials or sub-contracted work/labor
79. Copy paper and other office supplies
80. Donate any amount
81. Printing costs
82. Postage for a mailing
83. Signage sponsor
84. Pray for our goal of wiping out poverty housing around the world