Q: I’m interested in volunteering with Habitat. What is the first step to getting involved?
A: The first step is to either read our volunteer descriptions or search the upcoming opportunities we have, including both construction and non-construction.
Q: I have volunteered with a group in the past, but want to come back as an individual. How can I do that?
A: We welcome anyone who volunteered with a group to come back as an individual! Visit our Individuals Opportunities
Q: Do I have to be there the whole day?
A: Depending on the opportunity, you may have to be there the whole day. Construction and Home Repair projects require a full day’s commitment, which is typically 7.5 hours. The ReStore has 3 –
Q: I have required hours to complete. Is there a way I can get them verified at the end?
A: Yes, you should contact the Individual Volunteer Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-305-7114) before you begin volunteering to make arrangements for hours verification.
Q: Do you have volunteer opportunities on nights and weekends?
A: We do have some Homebuilding, Repair, and ReStore volunteer opportunities on Saturdays. Otherwise, those are mainly weekdays during the day. We do have some other opportunities with more flexible hours, and some of these may be done at night or on weekends. Further information on these can be found on the Opportunity Descriptions page, or specify your opportunity search based on the times you're available.
Q: I have volunteered as an individual before, but want to do it with a group. How can I get started?
A: If you’d like to get a small group (2-6 individuals) together to volunteer with us, click on the Individuals menu and search for an opportunity that has room for your group. When you go to sign up, there is an option to sign up a team and for you to be the team captain.
For larger groups (7+), you can visit the Groups page and contact the corresponding Constituent Manager to learn more about getting your group involved. If you’d like to volunteer on a regular basis and join a Regular Crew, check out the detailed opportunities signup page. If you have more questions about groups, feel free to contact the Individual Volunteer Coordinator (email@example.com or 612-305-7114).
Q: I have some days off every week. Can I volunteer on a more regular basis?
A: Yes, we have options for individuals interested in becoming regular volunteers. For more information please see our Opportunity Descriptions page.
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