• Dubuque/Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity

Committee Member Interest Form

Welcome to the team that builds homes, communities, and hope! Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity is a great way to get involved in your community, meet new people, and make a meaningful difference for our friends and neighbors in need of better housing. 

As a volunteer, you are the backbone of Habitat for Humanity. We strive to ensure all volunteers engage in meaningful work in a safe environment. By their very nature, volunteer positions, including board members, are not paid. For a full list of volunteer and employment opportunities, visit the Join our Team page on our website.

Your Contact Information

The field Age (if under 18) must be a number.

Mission and Vision

Dubuque and Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

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

Our vision
A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Who we are
Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. 

Non-proselytizing policy
Habitat for Humanity and its affiliate organizations will not proselytize. Nor will Habitat work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

Committee Participation and Leadership

Committees meet monthly, or more as needed. Committee chairs are responsible for calling and scheduling monthly meetings. Descriptions of the operating committees are available here.

Committee members are appointed by the board president or the committee chair. 

Committee members are invited, but not required, to attend board meetings.
Board of Directors: 2nd Tuesday of each Month at 6:00 p.m.

The maximum length for the field Why do you want to serve on the board or committee with Dubuque and Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity? is 5000 characters.

Experience and Areas of Interest

The maximum length for the field Present employer, occupation, title, or field of expertise. is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field How will your life experiences, view points, and perspectives help us be responsive to community needs? is 5000 characters.

Additional Information

The maximum length for the field Is there any additional information you would like to share with the Habitat for Humanity team? is 500 characters.

Disclosures and Consents

The above information is collected by Dubuque and Jackson County Habitat for Humanity for the purpose of identifying and recruiting volunteers. Information provided on this application is available to the Executive Director, ReStore Manager, and select board and committee members for one year if interested in volunteering but no current opening exists, and for six months after you have finished volunteering. By providing an email address, you agree to receive electronic communications from Dubuque and Jackson County Habitat for Humanity.

The maximum length for the field Digital Volunteer Signature 18 years or older is 500 characters.