Habitat for Humanity is calling on passionate volunteers like you to respond to the dual health and housing crises in the Asia-Pacific region amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
We invite you to the very first Habitat Young Leaders Build (HYLB) Volunteer Conference: Youth for Homes from Homes, where you can connect and collaborate with other passionate young leaders dedicated to raising awareness and mobilizing others to act for decent, affordable housing.
The event aims to provide insights into the youth of Asia-Pacific and Habitat’s work in region. It will provide a venue for you and fellow young leaders to brainstorm possible action plans to contribute to Habitat’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in your country.
Through a 3-part series taken from February to April, you will:
Learn about Habitat for Humanity’s regional work in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and ways that young leaders might contribute;
Gather with fellow young leaders from 16 countries and 1 SAR in Asia-Pacific region, and learn about their sentiments towards the cause of housing, and their patterns of volunteering; and
Propose solutions and draft action plans that will contribute to Habitat national office’s work in response to the pandemic during the 2021 Habitat Young Leaders Build campaign and beyond.
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*Applicants must be over 18 years of age.
The conference is on Friday, February 5, at 11:30 a.m.to 1:45 p.m. (Philippine Time).
Habitat Young Leaders Build (HYLB) is a largest youth movement of Habitat for Humanity across Asia-Pacific region, which brings together youth to volunteer, fundraise, advocate and raise awareness, supporting people and families in need of decent housing. Since 2012, over 17 million Habitat Young Leaders Build supporters have raised close to US$9 million in funds to help build houses and supported more than 33,300 families to achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves.