Family Services Committee Member

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ORGANIZATION: Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity

The Family Services Committee Member is responsible for outlining the selection criteria that is used to select families for the approval by the Board of Directors. The Family Services Committee member is also responsible for communicating with prospective homeowners, screening, and interviewing applicants, and recommending applicants for approval by the Board of Directors. Once an applicant has been approved as a prospective homeowner, the Family Services Director and Family Services Committee members work together to continue building a relationship with the selected family and guiding them through the Habitat for Humanity home-ownership process. Qualifications to volunteer for a Family Services Committee member include: a time commitment of 1-2 hours per month for a year long duration of committee membership, communicate well with applicants, staff and other Family Services Committee members, understand the struggles and challenges for lower income families, knowledgeable of requirements for Habitat homeownership, ability to make decisions objectively based on criteria, understanding of and commitment to Habitat for Humanity's mission, vision and values and the desire to promote it, and the ability to ensure strict confidentiality of applicant information.

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About Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity

Location:

PO BOX 5415, GRAND FORKS, ND 58206, US

Mission Statement

Seeking to put God's love into action. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Description

Serving the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks communities since 1989. Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity has built over 30 homes for low-income families. Everyone deserves a decent place to live. Decent shelter is something we all need to thrive. Your support helps another family in the Grand Forks community achieve strength, stability and self-reliance. With a little help we all have the potential to stand on our own. Through shelter we empower. Join our mission today!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Homeless & Housing
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Grand Forks, ND 58206

(47.8921,-97.06282)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-2 hours per month for one (1) full year.

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