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How can I help? Donors and volunteers are the foundation of Habitat’s work. We welcome everyone to join us in many ways to build hope for our family partners in need. Volunteers may volunteer as little or as much as they wish. There is no minimum requirement for volunteering..
What types of volunteer opportunities exist? Volunteers are the lifeblood of Habitat and we are grateful for the hours our volunteers donate. We need your help to make our vision of affordable housing a reality. We need your help in accomplishing the goal of ending substandard housing.
How do I get started? GROUPS If you are with a group who wants to participate on a construction site, then first contact to schedule a date for your group. Most build days we are looking for groups of 12 volunteers.
INDIVIDUALS: Opportunities to assist beyond the construction site exist, so if you are interested in talking about different ways to volunteer, contact Jennie Lee at (803) 433-4189 (leave message).
When are Volunteer Hours? Construction hours are normally from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Do I have to have construction skills to volunteer on a construction site? No, all we ask is a willingness to learn and assist us in achieving our mission of building affordable housing. Our construction team is skilled in home construction and working with volunteers with various skill levels. Come and learn how to build a house!
Do I need to bring anything to the construction site? Sturdy shoes and a willingness to work and learn. Tools are provided but you may bring your own hand tools if you desire.
How old do I have to be to volunteer? The minimum age to volunteer on a construction site is 16. Both individuals and youth groups are encourage lending a helping hand. Each youth under the age of 18 must have a Youth Waiver signed by their parent or guardian granting permission to do volunteer work. This permission form is available on Volunteer Up when you register. Please print out the Youth Waiver from Volunteer Up when you register, have it signed by a parent or guardian and bring it to the job site on the day you volunteer.