Women Build

Logo HSC-WBWomen Build is a Habitat for Humanity program for women who want to learn construction skills, build homes and make a difference in their community. The program brings together women from all walks of life to address the housing crisis facing millions of women and children worldwide. Women Build empowers women to take action against poverty housing conditions.

Women Build volunteers have the opportunity to participate in training sessions to learn various building skills before coming to an actual Habitat build site. Trained volunteers and staff provide onsite instruction and supervision to all volunteers.

Since 2004, Schenectady Habitat’s Women Build program has built ten homes.

National Women Build Week – 2019

Join us as we celebrate annual National Women Build Week, March 1 – 9! This national initiative invites women to devote at least one day to help build decent, affordable housing in their local communities. Come help us build, raise funds and awareness of the need for decent, affordable housing for hard-working families in Schenectady County.

To sign up for a volunteer shift, click here

Women Build Training Clinic

The 2019 Women Build Training Clinic will be held at the Lowe’s in Glenville–date to be announced.  For a hands-on construction training clinic in preparation for the upcoming build season. You’ll learn how to frame walls, put up drywall, install doors and windows, use power tools and much more. To register, click here.

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