Habitat For Humanity Build

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Established in 2010, Kelley has worked together with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, Habitat for Humanity International, and Whirlpool Corporation to participate in a community home blitz build. In 2019 we celebrated a Decade of Difference as we built our tenth home.

2021 Whirlpool Habitat build schedule

Build at Dunn Meadow
Students (only) build wall components on the IU campus. Choose from the following shifts:
9 to 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
2 to 4 p.m.

Build at Osage Place
Transportation is provided to and from campus for the following build shifts:
9 a.m. to noon
1 to 4 p.m.

Build at Osage Place
Meet us at the build site for an afternoon shift:
1 to 4 p.m.

Build at Osage Place
Transportation is provided to and from campus for the following build shifts:
9 a.m. to noon
1 to 4 p.m.
Directions to the building site location will be provided upon registration. Shuttle transportation can be accessed in the parking lot shared by the Kelley School and the O’Neill School. Students may also drive directly to the site.

Kelley thanks our friends at Aldi for generously providing snacks for the 2021 build.

Get involved

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County here.

2019 Volunteer Info

IU staff, faculty, and students ages 16 and older can participate in the build—no prior skills of experience is required. Shifts are available at 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (includes lunch) and 1–5 p.m., October 1–11. The build will take place on campus at the corner of 17th and Fee (across from Briscoe and the IU Outdoor Pool). You can register as an individual, or bring a group/office and work together.

Questions or need help? Contact KISI Assistant Director Shawna Meyer-Niederman at meyersr@iu.edu

This option is for individuals interested in volunteering.

  1. Follow link.
  2. Register as a volunteer.
    1. This registration is unique to you and will serve as your individual profile. Once registered as a volunteer, you can sign up for a specific volunteer event.
  3. Remember your log-in (email and first name) as it will be used when you check-in on site to volunteer.
  4. Find the Whirlpool/Kelley Blitz Build.
  5. Find the date you want to volunteer.
  6. Find the time shift/s that you want to volunteer. (9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. with lunch or 1–5 p.m.)
  7. On the right side, you will see the number of spots available.
  8. Choose: "I’m registering as an INDIVIDUAL."
  9. Confirm email, "What’s your email address?"
  10. Complete the section, "Your information."
  11. Read and sign the waiver with your electronic signature.
  12. You will receive an email confirmation.

This option is for group leaders who will be responsible for signing up and registering their group or office. If you have the first/last name of group members and their email addresses already known, have them available when registering. If you do not, you can reserve anonymous spots and complete the specific information later (due by noon on Sept. 16).

  1. Follow link.
  2. Register as a volunteer.
    1. This registration is unique to you and will serve as your individual profile. Once registered as a volunteer, you can sign up for a specific volunteer event.
  3. Remember your log-in (email and first name) as it will be used when you check-in on site to volunteer.
  4. Find the Whirlpool/Kelley Blitz Build.
  5. Find the date you want your group to volunteer.
  6. Select the time of shift/s you’d like to do.
  7. On the right side, you will see the number of spots available.
  8. Find the time shift that you want to volunteer. (9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. with lunch or 1–5 p.m.)
  9. Choose: "I’m registering a GROUP"
  10. Confirm email, "What’s your e-mail address?"
  11. Complete the section, "Your information."
  12. Select (+)ADD, "Is anyone joining you?"
    1. If you know the names and emails of the group members, enter their information here. These individuals well then receive directions on how to register. Their space will be reserved and linked as a group member of yours.
    2. If you do not know the names and emails of the group members at this time but would like to reserve/hold spots you can. Simply write the name of your group in the appropriate box and leave the other items blank: This is an anonymous reservation. Add more up to 14. This is helpful for groups that are interested but have yet to meet all team members or have meetings scheduled yet.
      1. Before September 16 you will be responsible for signing back into this system to add names and emails. Any spots that are not registered will be forfeited.
      2. Note: If spaces are still available for "Individual Volunteer," individuals can register for the same date/time/shift to be with the group.
    3. Read and sign the waiver with your electronic signature.
    4. You will receive an email confirmation. If you registered other members and included their email, they will receive a confirmation as well. They will need to complete their registration with Habitat for Humanity.
    5. Before September 16 you will be responsible for signing back into this system to add names and emails. Any spots that are not registered will be forfeited. More directions are available on the "Volunteer Local" webpage.

Learn more about IU’s Volunteer Paid Leave.

Kelley staff, this event has been approved for Volunteer Paid Leave. However, to ensure that normal operations will still be met it is at the discretion and approval of your supervisor.

Watch the build

See Kelley students, faculty, and staff at work during the 2019 Whirlpool Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build.

It’s no coincidence that Kelley works with Whirlpool.

Its CFO, Jim Peters, is a proud Kelley MBA.

Jim Peters with the 2018 recipients of the Habitat/Whirlpool Build home.

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