Ways To Volunteer

Ways To Volunteer

Download our Volunteer Application here or contact us.

Leadership on the jobsite
1. Serve as a “House Leader’ for one house
2. Serve as a “Crew Leader” for one house
3. Meet and greet the volunteers

House Construction
4. Siding
5. Gutters and down spouts
6. Roofing
7. Painting
8. Landscaping
9. Drywall hanging
10. Drywall finishing
11. Finish carpentry
12. Cabinetry
13. Countertops
14. Site prep/Lot clearing
15. Excavation
16. Install windows and doors
17. Clean up
18. Framing/rough carpentry/salvage
19. Electrical
20. Plumbing
21. Heating and cooling
22. Floor covering
23. Poured/blocked basement
24. Concrete/Flatwork

Homeowner Involvement
25. Serve as a “Family Partner”
26. Help families understand homeowner duties
27. Monitor “sweat equity” compliance
28. Coordinate family liaison selection/training
29. Coordinate kick off and house dedication ceremonies
30. Help coordinate/facilitate orientation meetings
31. Recruit people to lead homeowner classes
32. Serve on the Family Selection Committee
33. Help set up and conduct Home Information Meetings
34. Recommend families for home ownership
35. Identify/screen/interview applicant families

“Friend Raising”
36. Serve on a Volunteer Committee
37. Coordinate volunteer recognition activities
38. Coordinate volunteer training and orientation
39. Schedule and recruit build crew lunch providers
40. Coordinate job site welcoming/assignments
41. Help recruit, schedule, and follow-up with volunteers
42. Historian-organize photos into scrap books
43. Take photos at events and construction sites

Fundraising and Development
44. Serve on the Development Committee
46. Assist in grant writing
47. Coordinate and plan special events
48. Coordinate corporate sponsorship of projects
49. Plan/develop/administer fundraising activities
50. Develop and carry out donor recognition plan

Construction Support
51. Serve on the Building Committee
52. Errand runner for construction days
53. Help organize the warehouse and tool trailers
54. Facilitate professional contractor relations
55. Assist in build site assessment and feasibility
56. Seek donations of building materials and tools
57. Coordinate tool acquisition/management program


Church Relations
58. Serve on the Church Relations Committee
59. Help coordinate church relations activities
60. Coordinate church sponsorship projects
61. Maintain regular contact with one or more churches
62. Encourage Habitat activity within your church

Leadership Committees
63. Landscaping
64. Development
65. Family Partners
66. Board of Directors
67. Hospitality
68. Family Selection
69. Site Selection
69. Church Relations
70. Building

House Property Selection
71. Serve on the Site Selection Committee
72. Drive a designated area weekly to look for property
73. Research average property cost in designated areas
74. Maintain records of current property cost
75. Maintain a list of potential property options

Office Work
76. Data entry
77. Update & Maintain database
78. Office cleaning and recycling
79. Front desk hospitality
80. Make copies, phone calls, general office duties
81. Work on bulk mailings & direct mail campaigns

ReStore Support
82. Serve on the ReStore Committee
83. Serve as a clerk in the ReStore
84. Pick up donations
85. Salvage crew
86. Solicit donations
87. Assist in advertising
88. Price merchandise
89. Assist with special promotional sales

Give a Gift to Help Build Houses
90. Sponsor a house – and provide volunteers
91. Co-Sponsor a house – and provide volunteers
92. Purchase something from the ReStore
93. Tool trailer, flatbed truck or pick-up trucks
94. Donate corporate team-building employee hours
95. Building materials or sub-contracted work/labor
96. Copy paper and other office supplies
97. Make a donation of any amount
98. Printing costs
99. Postage for a mailing
100. Signage sponsor


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