Trip Schedule 

Our International Volunteering Programme is an amazing opportunity to work alongside families in need of a decent place to call home.

Our Global Village volunteering programme invites you to join volunteers from around Ireland in fighting poverty housing. You will travel overseas and help a family to build a home, strengthen their community, and enrich both their lives and your own.

Join one of our Scheduled Trips!

Ethiopia- Third-level Student Build
Dates: 25 May – 8 June 2019
Age Group: 18-25
Price: €2,900

Cambodia – Summer Adult Build
Dates: 29 June – 10 July 2019
Age Group: 18+
Price: €2,900

Zambia – Summer Adult Build
Dates: 13 July – 27 July 2019
Age Group: 18+
Price: €2,900

Malawi- Summer Adult Build
Dates: 3 – 14 August 2019
Age Group: 18+
Price: €2,900

Big Build 2019 – Malawi
Dates: 4 – 14 October 2019
Age Group: 18+
Price: €2,900

Romania – Summer Youth Build
Dates: June & July 2020
Age Group: 16 – 18
Price: €1,900

Please note: Flight costs vary and currency and fuel price fluctuations can affect the in-country costs. Teams will incur any additional costs, however, HFH Ireland will work hard with host coordinators and team leaders to keep the costs within budget.

How to enquire: ask about one of this trips by filling out our expression of interest form here, by emailing, or by calling 01 531 0033.

How to apply: There are two ways to apply: either join one of our scheduled/featured trips above or create a group of your own with a tailor-made itinerary. Once you’ve made your decision, fill out our Volunteer Application Form here. No construction skills are necessary! There will be a skilled supervisor on site to teach you everything you need to know.

Volunteer Application Form

Apply to become a Habitat volunteer.

Create your own volunteer team

Form a Habitat for Humanity volunteer team.

School and Youth Groups

Form a Habitat for Humanity volunteer team.

Third-level Student Groups

Form a Habitat for Humanity volunteer team.

Application Process

Find out everything you need to know about applying to volunteer on Habitat for Humanity Ireland’s International Volunteering Programme!


Habitat for Humanity offers rewarding volunteering opportunities worldwide. Our strongest partnerships are with Zambia and Romania.

Volunteer Stories

“The attitude towards life, shown by the members of the George community was remarkable.” – David Meenan, volunteer, Zambia.

Homeowner Stories

“I love the solid floor in my new home. It keeps out the damp and all the insects.” – Brenda, Habitat Homeowner, Zambia.

Resources and FAQs

Tools to support you and your team as you plan your trip, fundraise, and raise awareness of housing poverty.

Code of Good Practice

We are a signatory of Comhlamh’s Code of Good Practice, and have attained the Comprehensive Compliance Award.

Volunteer Overseas with Habitat for Humanity

Apply now to travel overseas to help families build their own safe and decent home.

Email or call 01 531 0033