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Work Phone: 01-5310033 Website: Habitat for Humanity
http://www.habitatireland.ie/

Biography

Mission Statement
Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action by building simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with people in need. Through Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village programme, teams of volunteers become active partners with host communities worldwide, helping to build a ‘global village’ of homes, communities and hope

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Notes

Age requirements:
16-18 for school/youth builds (or if accompanied by a parent on closed team)
18+ for all other builds

Under other requirements:
No

Application Procedure:
Individuals wishing to join an Open team or Big Build can apply via our website Application Form; once received a member of staff will be in contact to organise an informal interview – references will be required; Please keep an eye on our Overseas Volunteering page for upcoming trips

There is an option to form your own team of family and friends, please contact our office for details. Likewise teachers, TY coordinators, youth or church leaders or corporate staff who would like to organise a team can do so by contacting Mary on 01-5310033 or [email protected].

Contact with Returned Volunteers:
Yes: Team debrief is held – Newsletters and following opportunities are provided

Countries:

Africa (Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Ethiopia)
Asia ( Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, India, Nepal)
Europe (Romania, Poland, Hungary)
Latin America (El Salvador, Paraguay)

Other information:
All team leaders on minor teams will undergo Garda Vetting

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