JOIN A COMMITTEE
Our volunteers do more than build houses! Committee members are essential to Habitat’s growth. We welcome your expertise, connections and passion on one of the committees that plans and maintains Habitat’s programs. If you are interested in joining a committee, or just want to learn more, please send us a message by clicking here.
Responsible for drafting the selection criteria used to select families for approval by the board of directors. The committee is also responsible for:
Informing prospective homeowners that they may be eligible to apply
Developing an orientation program for applicants
Developing application forms
Interviewing prospective partner families
Recommending applicants to board of directors for approval
Once an application has been approved as a prospective homeowner, the committee works in conjunction with the Family Support Committee to continue the relationship building process.
Works with Site Selection to evaluate potential sites, creates workable house plans, develops systems and schedules for organizing families and volunteers for construction, and establishes contacts in the professional community. The opportunities offered to the community to participate in the construction process are vital to the continued growth of the affiliate. Volunteer participation, recognition and encouragement; spreads the good news of Habitat throughout the community and sustains the health and growth of the affiliate.
The Construction Committees are responsible for:
Construction coordination and schedules
Community Outreach Committee
This committee seeks to strengthen the support of the affiliate’s work by gaining volunteers and financial resources from community groups included faith and civic-based organizations. The purpose of the committee is to recognize, celebrate, provide support for, reach out to, and increase participation from the local community for Watauga Habitat for Humanity. The Community Outreach Committee is charged with (1) supporting current coalitions and faith communities, (2) identifying and cultivating faith communities and organizations not yet involved with Watauga Habitat and 3) planning build projects aligned with Habitat’s mission to engage faith communities.
Resource Development Committee
The Resource Development Committee provides guidance to Watauga Habitat's development program. The committee serves as the mechanism by which board members and other volunteers are involved in the fundraising process. The RDC is charged with focusing the organization and its board of directors on essential elements in the fundraising process. This includes: paying close attention to the current strength of the affiliate’s mission and case for support, serving on Blueprints and Bow Ties fundraising team, understanding the resources required to carry out our mission, assisting in raising the necessary funds and demonstrating good stewardship of the funds received.
App Builds a Home
App Builds a Home is a student-led organization that supports Watauga Habitat for Humanity by cultivating student volunteers, donations, and other resources that enable Watauga Habitat for Humanity to continue it's mission. If you are a student and are interested in joining this group, please click here to learn more.
Putting God's love into action, Watauga Habitat brings people together to build homes, community and hope. What better way to demonstrate our mission than to partner with the faith community. Watauga County Habitat for Humanity is empowered when the community of faith prays for Habitat and when congregations join Habitat as covenant churches in discipleship and service.
St. Mary’s of the Hills
St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Grace Lutheran Church
Deerfield United Methodist
First Presbyterian of Boone
Blowing Rock Methodist Church
Boone United Methodist
Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church