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For individuals with experience or interest in these domains

Fundraising – includes collecting funds, ‘grantsmanship’, soliciting businesses, community groups and/or foundations, etc. in the aim of raising funds for the advancement of HFHQ projects

Special events – plan and organize special events such as the annual gala and Women Build event in the aim of raising funds for the advancement of HFHQ projects

Third party events – representing HFHQ at third party events such as exhibits, trade fairs, golf tournament, etc.

Marketing and Communications – responsible for public and media relations, marketing and communications. The committee ensures that the mission of Habitat for Humanity Quebec is well represented, well known and understood by the general public. Experience with Web site management, graphic design and editing of diverse documents (i.e. fliers and pamphlets) are especially sought after. We also need volunteers with training and skills in translation.

ReStore –  Our renovation centre collects new and gently used merchandise donated by various entreprises and individuals and sells it to the community at low prices in order to raise  funds to further HFHQ’s mission. Three goals to achieve: find donors, coordinate store volunteers as well as organize and sell products. Individuals with experience in retail, sales, merchandising and customer service are great assets.

Site selection – research and maintain an inventory of lands complying with our criteria. Volunteers with contacts in the real-estate industry or with the City of Montréal are at an advantage.

S.H.E. (Safety, Health and Environment): Volunteers with a background in health, ergonomics or other related fields can assist us in establishing and implementing health and safety guidelines and procedures for our office, build sites and the centre de rénovation ReStore.

Family Services –  family partnering services includes organizing and monitoring the 500 hours of “sweat equity” each family is responsible to complete. Once the families are moved into their new homes, volunteers ensure that follow up supportive services such as: legal, financial or technical assistance are provided to facilitate the families’ transition into homeownership.