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Volunteer and Learn

with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Build community. Learn together. Stay involved.

Continue your journey with Twin Cities Habitat as a homeowner! Through the Volunteer and Learn program, you can learn how to maintain your home, reach your next financial goal, volunteer on site and gain new skills, create your own projects, participate in exclusive events, and more. The best part? You can connect with homeowners just like you!

Homeowner using saw on site.

What to Expect

Ready to roll up your sleeves? We offer a variety of opportunities, from on-site build days to workshops and more. Learn skills that will help any homeowner.

Skill Builder Days

Site supervisors will guide groups through demonstrations of different homebuilding skills. This may include insulation, drywall, trim, flooring, and painting. During the build, you may have the opportunity for hands-on practice!

Seasonal tasks may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Fall and Winter: Rough-in, finishing work, and painting

  • Spring and Summer: Framing, siding, scaffold setup, windows, and doors

Please note: Tasks may vary.

Learn Together

Meet in a Habitat classroom or partner site to learn a skill from experts in the community. Classes will focus on a variety of topics including personal finance, home mechanicals, working in Home Owners Associations, and more.

Build Community

Join in Habitat-sponsored events to advance our mission and celebrate success. Enjoy bi-annual Homeowner Celebrations, Habitat on the Hill, the Carter Work Project, and the Hard Hat & Black Tie gala, just to name a few.

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Upcoming Events

Blooms and Beyond: Spring Yard Prep Workshop

Thursday, April 11
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join us at the Minneapolis ReStore for an enriching evening where you'll discover everything you need to kickstart your spring gardening journey!

From expert tips on preparing your yard for the season's bloom to mastering the art of growing vibrant vegetables and plants, this workshop is tailored to Habitat homeowners looking to elevate their outdoor spaces. Unearth the secrets of successful gardening, cultivate your green thumb, and sow the seeds for a thriving spring ahead.

Dinner will be provided.

Register now >>

Habitat on the Hill

Thursday, April 18, 2024
9:30 a.m.

At Habitat on the Hill at the State Capitol, you'll experience an inspiring program, have the chance to meet with your legislators, and get the training you need to advocate effectively. All you need to bring is your passion for Habitat’s mission. This event is free. You’ll receive a light breakfast, boxed lunch, and Habitat swag.

Register now >>

Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Saturday, April 27, 2024
The Depot - Minneapolis

Hard Hat & Black Tie is Twin Cities Habitat’s annual premiere gala that raises funds to create, preserve, and promote affordable homeownership and advance racial equity in housing.

Home impacts every area of a family’s life—health, safety, education outcomes, and financial opportunity. And the impact grows with each generation. Join us to create real, positive change in our community.

Learn more >>

MN Tool Library Tour - Minneapolis

Tuesday, May 8, 2024
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Tour the Minneapolis location of the MN Tool Library and learn how to use some common tools. Learn about memberships as well as classes available for homeowners.

Sign up now >>

MN Tool Library Tour - St. Paul

Wednesday, May 9, 2024
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Tour the St. Paul location of the MN Tool Library and learn how to use some common tools. Learn about memberships as well as classes available for homeowners.

Sign up now >>

Spring Home Celebration

Saturday, May 18, 2024
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Harrison Recreation Center
503 N Irving Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405

Join us for a fun and interactive event, celebrating the joys of homeownership! We're celebrating all homeowners who closed since 2022 and the contributions of our amazing volunteers, donors, and sponsors. 

Learn more and sign up now >>

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Share Your Ideas

If you have ideas for events or specific skills you'd like to learn, please fill out the form below. Thank you!