Worcester County Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County, Inc. is a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, and is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
Address
P.O. Box 1327
Berlin
Maryland
21811
County: 
Worcester
Contact Details
Contact Name: 
Andrea Bowland
Phone Number: 
410-208-4440
Additional Information

Volunteer at a build or repair site wielding a hammer, painting, or landscaping. Or help behind the scenes as we coordinate fundraisers and events, recruit volunteers, and ensure the operation remains a viable part of our community.

Volunteer your skills as a member of the Board of Directors or serve on a committee. The following committees are in need of volunteer members:

Family Selection And Family Support Committees

The Selection committee works to qualify potential partner families for traditional builds, critical repairs, or rehabs. The Support committee assists the families once they have been approved with the financial process and to ensure that the required “sweat equity hours are met.”

Site Selection Committee

Chooses the land for future development and determines feasibility for critical repairs and rehabs.
In need of: home inspectors, commercial real estate agents, economic development professionals, engineers, planning and zoning, surveyors, builders, architects.

Development/Fundraising Committee

Plans events, fundraisers, marketing and advertising initiatives, social media and web development, photography, graphic design, media outreach; acts as liaison to partner sponsors

Building Committee

Assists with the pricing, planning, bid process (if applicable), acquiring supplies, and overseeing volunteers for all construction projects. May perform construction work. In need of: builders, site surveyors, home inspectors, representatives from building supply stores, plumbers, electricians, trade school instructors, etc.