Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Habitat welcomes volunteers of all ages. We are proud to work with Durham's future leaders interested in helping eliminate substandard housing. We sponsor several programs and events to get young people involved in our mission through construction, fundraising, and advocacy work.

To join our youth programs, please contact Rebecca at rleonard@durhamhabitat.org or (919) 682-0516. 

Youth United

Youth United mobilizes young people in the mission work of Habitat for Humanity’s .  Youth United members help raise money, advocate for affordable housing, educate themselves and others about Habitat’s missionhelp build Habitat homes in our community, and receive access to special youth only events.

Youth ages 16 and older can work on Habitat construction sites and are encouraged to sign up by visiting Volunteer Connect.  

Habitat of Durham partners with multiple schools, families and organizations dedicated to helping make a difference in the Durham community.  To find out if your school is involved, contact Rebecca.

Join Youth United and start helping build affordable housing today!

Youth United Fundraising Page

Campus Chapters

CampusChapter

Campus chapters are student-led, student-initiated organizations at local universities and high schools that partner with Durham Habitat to build homes, fundraise, advocate, and educate their fellow students on affordable housing issues.  We currently have Campus Chapters at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and several high schools in Durham. 

Building with Youth Program

Building with Youth

Building with Youth is a 4-part program that involves learning about Habitat, helping Durham Habitat by doing at least two approved activities and reflecting on the experience. Each participant who completes the program will be presented with an award of participation.  This program can be implemented at the convenience of our youth volunteers.

Building with Youth Document

Youth United Events

Habitat for Humanity holds annual and special events that are for volunteers of all ages. Please check out our Calendar of events to learn more about these youth events and if you have specific questions or inquires, contact Rebecca.

Habitat Success Stories

Growing up in East Durham, Tora saw the neighborhood decline and bounce back. She was excited to partner with the Streets at Southpoint and Belk to build and purchase her own home in East Durham -- making her part of the neighborhood's revitalization.

Tora