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If you are interested in joining any of these committees, contact the Bayou Area Habitat office at 985-447-6999. Please check the Events and Meetings Calendar for Committee meeting dates and locations.
To coordinate labor, plans, materials and family interests to build the finished product, "a simple, decent house in a decent community for God's people in need."
To cultivate Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity's relationship with local churches, seek Covenant Churches, and maintain ties to currently involved churches.
The committee organizes and carries out application, interview, and selection processes. We find the families who fit the criteria of need for shelter, ability to make no-interest loan payments, and ability to partner with Habitat for Humanity.
Works with families through sweat equity, home ownership education, home purchase process, adjustment to new responsibilities and continued partnership with the organization. The committee is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating this aspect of the program.
Fund Raising/Public Relations
To raise sufficient money as determined by the Board of Directors to fund the needs of the organization in order that simple, decent housing can be built with Partner Families.
To continually improve the community's awareness of our work, recognize our participants, and encourage new donations of time and materials so more people have simple, affordable housing.
Identify potential sites, evaluate sites' availability and appropriateness, evaluate sites suitability for affiliate's basic house plans, develop a site acquisitions criteria policy for board approval, implement the board-approved site acquisition policy and maintain acquired sites.
Recruits, interviews, trains and coordinates volunteers to carry out Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity's mission in Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish.
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