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Habitat Young Professionals

Good times. good friends. good cause.

Habitat Young Professionals (HYP) provides Austin area professionals with the opportunity to help low-income families while providing networking opportunities for future leaders. As a HYP member, you are an invaluable part of Austin Habitat for Humanity's mission to build homes, communities and hope. Membership in HYP gives you the chance to be a part of the only young professional group in town that wields hammers and power tools. Our members come from a variety of backgrounds and professions, joining forces to share their time, talent and resources to advance the mission of Austin Habitat. It's a fresh approach to networking, a rare opportunity to serve, and a unique way to develop social strong networks.

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Why we do it

Housing prices in Austin continue to rise, making it harder for low-income families to buy or rent. Austin Habitat offers them the opportunity to buy a home that is affordable on their budget, helping to keep Austin the diverse and vibrant city that we love. HYP is committed to this goal and to the professional development of Austin's leaders. HYP helps its members develop and improve their leadership skills through a variety of social, service, and educational opportunities. It's also a great opportunity for those interested in being on a nonprofit board and advancing their careers.


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Membership Benefits

  • exclusive social events
  • exclusive volunteer opportunities
  • discounted admissions to HYP fundraising events
  • free admission to select HYP member appreciation events
  • leadership opportunities
  • solid network of socially responsible professionals
  • tangible impact on the Austin community



HYP & AYC Happy Hour & New Building Tour 

Join HYP and AYC for a pre-preview of Austin Habitat's new headquarters and ReStore! The event is free and begins at 6 p.m.




Build Day

Come repair homes, community, and hope at 106 Wilbarger Bend Road, 78602 with Austin Habitat's Home Repair Program. 




Build Day

Build homes, community, and hope at 2508 Magin Meadow Drive, 78744 with Austin Habitat's Affordable Homeownership Program.




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