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build your future

On-the-Job Construction Training Program

If you are looking for a career to create financial wellness for yourself and your family, residential construction might be for you.

Houston Habitat for Humanity has been teaching volunteers to build homes for more than 30 years. Our skilled construction staff will guide trainees through a series of lessons designed to provide employable job skills.

Trainees are paid while they are in the Build Your Future program because Houston Habitat knows you cannot go without a paycheck while you are trying to learn.

Trainees may be enrolled in the program for up to a year and will learn:

Lot maintenance Roofing
Minor home repair Interior doors and trim
OSHA 10 & 30 certification PACT Home Builders Institute
Forklift certification Print reading and basics of construction
Framing Siding & Weather Proofing
And more!


  • Age 18 or older
  • U.S. citizen or legal work status
  • Background friendly (some restrictions apply)
  • Willing to work outside


This program is made possible by