Habitat for Humanity
of Evansville

Committees

Habitat for Humanity of Evansville relies heavily on volunteer committees to help with construction activities, events, family selection and so much more. Committees provide an opportunity for volunteers to become involved at a deeper level with the ministry of Habitat.  If you are interested in volunteering on the committee level, please contact the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville office at (812) 423-5623.

Habitat Committees:

Communications:  The Communications Committee supports Habitat's development staff with communications and marketing projects. The group seeks to expand and improve the reach of Habitat's current marketing strategies within the community.

Construction: The Construction Committee is responsible for overseeing construction activities of Habitat for Humanity of Evansville.

Delinquency Prevention: The Delinquency Prevention Committee works with Habitat homeowners that are behind in mortgage payments so they can get back on track.

Development:  The Development Committee works to secure the financial resources to advance the mission and ministry of Habitat for Humanity of Evansville. 

Faith Relations:  Members of the Faith Relations Committee serve as advocates for the Habitat ministry by sponsoring the annual Faith in Action Breakfast and increasing understanding, acceptance and support for Habitat in the faith community.

Family Selection:  The Family Selection Committee recruits and selects the families that are presented to the Board of Directors for approval to become part of the Habitat for Humanity of Evansville homeownership program.

Finance/ Audit:  The Finance Committee works to assure that appropriate accounting policies and procedures are being used by the organization in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

Governance:  The Governance Committee is responsible for ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the quality and future viability of the Board of Directors. The group deals with board roles and responsibilites, composition, orientation and ongoing education, recruitment and preparation of future leadership, and assessment of overall effectiveness.

Homeowner Support:  The Homeowner Support Committee provides resources, guidance and support to Habitat homeowners. The group builds relationships with each future homeowner throughout the sweat equity process and first year of homeownership and offers programs and training for homeowners.

Interfaith Advisory Council (IAC):  IAC works to fulfill one of the highest aims of Habitat for Humanity International, which is to challenge world religious leaders to work together to end poverty on the planet, using decent shelter as a transformative and foundational strategy to accomplish that vision. IAC is committeed to action by building and advocating for decent, affordable housing in our community.

Planned Giving Advisory Committee:  The Planned Giving Advisory Committee encourages donors to become members of the Perigo-Prickett Society, Habitat's planned giving and endowment society, by providing educational and technical advice and other professional assistance to the development staff and the Board of Directors.

ReStore Advisory Committee:  The ReStore Advisory Committee provides advice and guidance on best practices to improve operations and performance of the ReStore. The committee is also charged with focusing the ReStore to serve optimally as a profit-making vehicle for the affiliate's mission and to monitor the results of the ReStore efforts.

Women Build/ HabiTea Committee:  Members of the Women Build Committee come together each year to plan their annual HabiTea fundraiser and participate in National Women Build Week in May. This group of ladies recruits, educates and inspires women to build and advocate for simple, decent and affordable houses in our community.

 

External Community Groups: There are a variety of other community groups working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville to fundraise, volunteer and advocate for affordable housing including: Catholics for Habitat, Lutherans for Habitat, Millennial Build (Hard Hats and High Heels), UCC/DOC Build, and United Methodist Build.

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