Habitat partners with people in your community and all over the world, helping them build or improve a place they can call home. Working alongside volunteers, Habitat homeowners put in hundreds of “sweat-equity” hours as they help build their own homes. Homeowners then purchase their home and pay an affordable mortgage.
Women Build Clinic: Tool Safety & Framing
National Women Build Week is an annual partnership between Habitat
for Humanity and its long-time national partner, Lowe's Inc. This
year, National Women Build Week will be May 6th - 14th.
In preparation for National Women Build Week, we are inviting local
women to join Habitat for Humanity volunteers and Lowe's instructors
in learning basic construction techniques such as power tool safety
and how to frame a wall.
We need a minimum of 6 participants, and the maximum is 15. The
clinic will begin at 10:00 am and last approximately one hour. Call
575-359-1344 for more details.
Volunteer Opportunity: Siding
When:Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:30 am
Where: 404 N Thornton, Clovis
Work begins at 8:30 am and continues until a good stopping point
midafternoon. Wear sturdy shoes, comfortable clothing that you won't
mind getting dirty, bring gloves and eye protection if you have them.
Everything else should be provided.
Lunch is being provided for the crew about 11:30 am.
Visit www.volunteerenm.org for more information about opportunities
in our area.
Now Hiring - Habitat ReStore Clovis
Part-Time Position: 25-30 hours per week, minimum wage to start
The Habitat ReStore is a fundraising program of Habitat for Humanity
of Roosevelt & Curry Counties. The ReStore mission is to generate
revenue through the sale of donated and reclaimed building materials
and related household articles to support the activities of HFHRCC.
The ReStore Clerk is responsible for materials in the warehouse,
loaded onto our trucks, and in the ReStore itself, performing daily
operations procedures, customer service activities such as locating
items, helping to carry items out to a vehicle, etc., working with
volunteers, following ReStore policies and procedures.
Qualifications: High School degree or equivalent, Valid Driver’s
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 50 pounds, move furniture,
Ability to spend the majority of the day standing, driving or moving
about the warehouse and ReStore.
Language Skills: Bi-lingual Spanish and English or English-speaking
with basic conversational Spanish skills a plus.
Applications are available at the Habitat ReStore during normal
business hours. Call 575-935-0760 with questions.
Jose and Maria's new house-in-progress
Ongoing Opportunity: Habitat ReStore
Volunteers are invited to help with picking up donations, unloading the truck, organizing merchandise and otherwise assist the ReStore staff in the thrift store operation.
Where: Habitat ReStore, 8th & Gidding, Clovis
When: Anytime you have to spare
Who: Anyone 16+ (minors will need permission)
Call: Alice at (575) 935-0760
Looking for affordable housing? Own your home, but need repairs?
houses, but more than that, we help families improve the skills it takes to be
a success in life:
Studies of children ages 5-8
revealed that children of homeowners scored 9% higher in math and 7% higher in
Studies show that children living in owned homes have fewer
behavioral problems than children whose
parents rent housing.
Habitat family members become neighborhood leaders, serving in the PTA
and community associations.
Habitat families are supported through establishing good credit,
creating a family budget, purchasing insurance, paying taxes, maintaining
property values and many other effective homeownership skills.
families who may not otherwise be able to afford a home of their own into proud
Habitat can also help current lower-income home owners with critical home repair that may be beyond their means. Zero interest loans for needed materials, repayment plans are based on actual ability to pay. Sweat equity options in order to qualify toward partnering with Habitat volunteers in completing the repair project.
|Clovis Home & Garden Show
LOCATION: Clovis Civit Center
Home and Garden Show at the Clovis Civic Center
|Home Ownership Information Meeting
Find out about how Habitat for Humanity builds homes in partnership with people in need of decent affordable housing. Who we are, how to apply and qualify for the home ownership program, what costs are involved and other information will be shared.
Anyone who is considering purchasing a home, even if it is not from Habitat, is welcome to attend and ask questions about credit, taxes, home owners' insurance and other topics.
|National Women Build Week
LOCATION: Clovis NM
National Women Build Week, held May 6-14, challenges women to devote at least one day to building simple, decent and affordable housing in their local communities. More than 62,000 women from all 50 states have volunteered in previous years.