Church Relations Coordinator


(41.75515,-88.33024)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

250 South Highland, Suite 2Aurora, IL 60506

Please Lord, help my family get a home with Habitat for Humanity

About

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity was founded on Christian prinicpals. We are looking for Christian volunteers to work with churches to deepen their relationship with us and to get them involved in the Biblical principal of providing a hand-up to working low-income families via affordable housing.

Habitat for Humanity is unique in what we do to provide affordable housing to transform lives to help families become self-sufficient. Here are some thought-provoking facts about us: Our Habitat families must be working because they get a mortgage. Our families earn 30%-60% of the average median income. ($22,000-$45,000) We are the builder and the mortgage company. Our interest rate is always 0%. We have only had one foreclosure in our history despite the fact that our Habitat families cannot qualify for a bank loan because their income is too low. Every family must participate in our 26 hour financial literacy training course. Every family must work 350-500 of sweat equity with FVHH before moving into their home. First, 200 of those hours must be on other FVHH homes. The total house payment including taxes and insurance is usually lower than comparable rent. By working with a Federal HUD program FVHH is currently able to acquire up to $8,000 in down payment assistance for each family. FVHH uses a model that has been used successfully 600,000 times around the world. FVHH has a positive impact on our community by paying $3 million dollars in property taxes and $5 million dollars in building costs. We create a culture for people to benefit by helping each other. Volunteerism is good for everyone. We transform lives. A University of Southern Indiana study shows measurable proof that Habitat for Humanity has an enormous positive impact in many areas for each family and the community.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Faith-based Leadership
  • Construction
  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Flexible to fit your schedule
  • You must be a person of faith to call on churches to partner with Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
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