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Beaches Habitat Young Professionals

Beaches HYP works with Beaches Habitat for Humanity to perform five main functions:

Directly serving with Beaches Habitat and Habitat for Humanity International to help accomplish Habitat's mission.

Educating chapter members, the local community, and members' networks about the work and mission of Habitat.

Advocating on behalf of people in need of decent shelter and for an end to poverty housing and homelessness.

Raising monetary and in-kind donations for the work of Beaches Habitat for Humanity through direct and indirect fundraising.

Participating in and creating space for transformational leadership and professional development.

Build hope

while building your network.

What is Beaches HYP?

Beaches HYP is a self-directed, professional-led organization that works cooperatively with Beaches Habitat for Humanity through service, advocacy, fundraising and professional and leadership development. Beaches HYP offers value to members through opportunities for networking and relationship building; personal, leadership and professional development; and engagement through service.

Membership Benefits

In addition to networking opportunities with like-minded young professionals in the Beaches area, a Beaches HYP membership also includes:

  • Member pricing and specials at socials and other events

  • Exclusive HYP construction volunteer opportunities

  • HYP t-shirt

  • Opportunities for professional development and voluntary leadership

Join Today

Join the Beaches HYP Board

Beaches HYP is seeking motivated young professionals, interested in making a tangible difference in the local community. We are currently accepting applications to join the leadership of Beaches HYP, by joining the Beaches HYP Board of Directors. To be considered, please download and complete the application form below. Completed applications can be submitted to

Beaches HYP Board

Beaches HYP is lead by an independent Board of Directors who collaborate with Beaches Habitat's staff and Board.

Current Board officers are:

  • President - Jacob Wright
  • Vice President - Dan Ernst
  • Treasurer - Hunter McNamara
  • Secretary - Open
  • Volunteer Chair - Pete Havens
  • Membership Chair - Kevin DelValle
  • Communications Chair - Alex Helminski
  • Marketing Chair - Coleman Lay
  • Special Events Chair - Open
  • Advocacy Chair - Open