Key Volunteer Positions
What is a key volunteer?
A key volunteer is a dedicated Habitat volunteer that helps with special projects. The positions are for volunteers with special skills or volunteers who want to learn special skills. Time commitments for each position vary. Check out the key volunteer positions available below!
Application Specialist - Join the Southwood team! We need an Application Specialist to help residents of Southwood Mobile Home Park prepare for redevelopment by processing rental applications.
Family Selection Specialist- The Family Selection Committee is charged with evaluating applicants prior to making a recommendation for approval for Partnership to the Board of Directors. The process involves examining applications, credit reports, and supporting documents, one-on-one interviews and home visits. We are looking for someone with credit counseling, banking, loan processing or mortgage lending experience to assist with the evaluation of materials and the one-on-one interviews with applicants.
We are also looking for one to two key volunteers to assist with the home visits. These volunteers will work with another committee member to evaluate the living conditions of the applicants. To learn more about this opportunity, please email Assistant Director of Family Advancement Shelley Cole or call her at 434-293-9066.
Office Volunteer - The Habitat main office, Southwood and Store are all in need of office volunteers! The planning and management required to build Habitat homes means we have a constant need for assistance with various tasks in our administrative office. Join our team at any of the three locations to further the Habitat mission!
Southwood Seniors Activity Director- The volunteer contributes to an important entertainment and socialization opportunity for senior residents in Southwood Mobile Home Park. The group meets twice a month on Tuesday afternoons in the Southwood Community Room.
Southwood's Friendly Farmer - Got a green thumb and want to put it to good use for a great cause? Habitat's property at Southwood needs a farmer to maintain the community garden!
Sunrise Neighborhood Center Activity Leader - Lead the Sunrise Neighborhood Center's Wednesday Club through different activities!