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Volunteering

Our corporate and individual volunteering program, Brush with Kindness, works in partnership with other non-government organisations to assist disadvantaged and low-income members of the community.

Brush with Kindness aims to revitalise the appearance of communities, encourage connections within the community and increase social inclusion, by mobilising teams of volunteers. Volunteer activities range from landscaping to minor repairs and small building projects. 

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Bushfire Recovery & Reslience

Habitat for Humanity Australia has committed to providing recovery services to people affected by the bushfires. The Disaster Recovery Team have been on the ground since the smoke cleared restoring hope to communities affected. We are on the ground in New South Wales helping salvage and rebuild, to assist homeowners.

Habitat is committed to providing recovery services and resilience services to fire affected residents and support residence to be prepared for the future Bushfires. The free service offered by Habitat involves Clean-up, salvage, sorting and piling of debris including homes, sheds and outbuildings, fencing and trees. Work will be undertaken to improve the living conditions of the family/resident we are helping.

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Local Village

Our volunteer program Local Village is a 4-day volunteer trip where any individual can join a team of volunteers on a life-changing adventure to come together and help rebuild and repair communities. We’re currently providing help to families in NSW, SA and QLD.

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Home building program

In NSW we have shelter building programs where we are building units in partnerships with other Not for Profits to provided women and children escaping domestic violence a temporary home to live in.  As part of the Bushfire Recovery Program, we are able to partner with families to provide temporary demountable homes that they could live in while their home was being rebuilt.  For more information about homeownership and how it works click the find out more button. 

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Partnerships

Together, your organisation and Habitat for Humanity New South Wales can serve the needs of families facing inadequate affordable housing options in Australia. Our belief is that by working together, we can renew urban communities physically, socially and spiritually. We are actively seeking partnership with organisations to assist them in achieving their goals, and to help disadvantaged families access housing solutions.

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Contact us

 To donate funds or materials, volunteer with your organisation or find out more about our programs, you can reach us in the following ways:

State office

Address: Level 9, 80 Mount Street, North Sydney 2060
Phone: 02 9919 7000
Email: volunteer@habitat.org.au

Chapters

ACT

Contact: Carol C Sherman, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 0424 102 245
or
Contact: Helen Creigh, Secretary
Phone: 0411 108 764

Illawarra

Contact: Greg Boyd
Phone: 0416 375 467
Email: boydgw2@gmail.com

Hunter

Contact: Paul Russell
Phone: 0411 236 047
Email: hchapter@habitat.org.au

Tamworth

Contact: James Ardill
Phone: 0402 323 217
Email: office@libertychurch.com.au

Governance information

Habitat for Humanity (NSW) Ltd is an unlisted public company, managed by a Board of Directors and the Executive Director.

The NSW Affiliate is supported by Habitat for Humanity Australia. The NSW Affiliate manages the domestic program in NSW and, as the legal entity in NSW, is responsible for all matters of governance including finance, legal, land procurement, program priority, policies and procedures.

Habitat for Humanity (NSW) Ltd
ACN 115 163 338
ABN 50 115 163 338

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