join our board

Be part of a dynamic volunteer group of highly talented, dedicated, and accomplished individuals, from a variety of relevant sectors, who are committed to helping Habitat NL accomplish its mission.

seeking board members – Are you looking to make an impact through joining our Board of Directors?

Habitat for Humanity NL is currently seeking interested individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. Habitat NL assists low Income working families achieve home ownership by mobilizing local communities, volunteers, materials, and financial resources through supportive, wide ranging partnerships.

​what it means to be a board member

Our Board of Directors provides governance, stewardship, advocacy, financial and corporate oversight, policies and by-laws and leadership on the strategic direction of Habitat for Humanity NL.

​interested in becoming a member?

We’ve outlined below some general criteria for joining the Board.

We are currently seeking two individual senior leaders with strong experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Business/Retail, Banking, Real Estate/Land Development Industries and Housing/Family Services area.


  • 3-year renewable Term, starting June 1st, 2023
  • Time commitment of 3-6 hours per Month

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Non-profit board experience is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in fundraising, government or community relations an asset
  • Ability to communicate Habitat’s mission, vision and values to others with accuracy and enthusiasm
  • Time and desire to be a part of a cohesive team and collective efforts
  • Open doors in the business community, with foundations and with private individuals or families to facilitate donations of funds or building materials
  • In keeping with our commitment to diversity, we encourage applications from candidates who will bring an under-represented perspective to the board by virtue of their racial or ethnic background, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, or disability
  • While all accomplished individuals will be considered, of particular interest will be those with experience in Business/Retail and Housing industries


  • Opportunity to make a wide variety of contacts within the local community as well as among regional, national and international Habitat for Humanity networks
  • Leadership role in coordination, policy planning, and program implementation of an internationally recognized non-profit organization
  • Ability to communicate Habitat’s mission, vision and values to others with accuracy and enthusiasm
  • Opportunity to foster meaningful and lasting partnerships with and among others
  • Chance to direct activities that will make a positive impact on individual families, donors, volunteers and on the local community as a whole


how to apply

If you would like to join an engaged group of people focussed on advancing the vision of Habitat NL by providing guidance and vision to the Executive Director/CEO, valued staff and volunteers, please forward your expression of interest and a brief cover letter and resume to Sandra Whiffen by May 12th, 2023. An expression of interest is the first step in the selection process and is not considered a guarantee of acceptance for a volunteer board member opportunity.