Family Advocate Job Description/Guidelines

A major aspect of the duty of an Advocate is to relay correct and current information, give support and nurture the Partner Family. By nurture, we mean be a friend and a trusted partner to whom one can turn for guidance in becoming self-sufficient and independent.

The purpose of the Advocate is to act as a liaison between Habitat's leadership and the Partner Family, to provide guidance in fulfilling their responsibilities to Habitat and in mastering the skills of home ownership. This is about "DOING WITH" not "DOING FOR". Below is a sketch of what a Family Advocate does:

Provide Information:

Contacting the Partner Family

Continuing Contact

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