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Bonner Partner > New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

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New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity




PO Box 15052

New Orleans, LA 70175


Website: www.habitat-nola.org


Contact Information:

Lead Contact: Rebekah Kuhn, Executive Liaison

Lead Phone: 504-861-2077, Ext. 255

Lead Email: RebekahK@habitat-nola.org 


Organization Description:


  •  To build houses in partnership with sponsors, volunteers, communities, and homeowner families, whereby families are empowered to transform their own lives.
  •  To eliminate poverty housing in the New Orleans area while serving as a catalyst to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.


Through volunteer labor and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner Partner Families. Habitat houses are sold to Partner Families at no profit, and financed with affordable, no-interest loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are recycled into a revolving Fund for Humanity that is used to build more houses. 


Issue Area(s):

  • Housing 


Type(s) of Bonner Partnership Connections:

  • Alternative Break Site
  • Internship opportunity
  • Job opportunity


Internship Position

Internship Description:

NOAHH Internships are excellent opportunities for students and recent graduates to gain practical work experience and learn new skills.  Opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following fields: finance and accounting, communications, human resources, construction, information systems, government relations, graphic arts, photography, and language translation.  Program varies from part-time to full-time, depending on availability.


Internship Start/End Dates: May/August (exact dates flexible)  All internships are unpaid positions.

Application Process: 


Application Deadline:

Stipend Provided?: none

Housing Provided?:

Hosted Bonners before?: 


Service Opportunity

Service Opportunity Description: 

NOAHH regularly accepts Alternative Break groups.  Any service project is welcome, especially from students associated with the Bonner Program.  The service project will consist of daily work on Habitat houses.  The volunteers will work on new construction of single family homes. Volunteers are generally expected to perform all building tasks except for sheet rocking, electrical work, and plumbing.  No previous construction experience is needed; on-site staff will instruct the volunteers. 


Service Opportunity Start/End Dates: 

Start Date: flexible

End Date: flexible

**  Trips must be scheduled in advance. Availability is not guaranteed.  




Resource Opportunity

Resources Available: 


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