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CONSTRUCTION VOLUNTEERS

“We don’t have to travel great distances. We don’t have to do mission trips
all over the world. We can just do it right here in our own backyard.”
HABITAT VOLUNTEER

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We Need You At The Construction Site

Volunteers are the fuel Habitat for Humanity runs on. We couldn’t do it without you!

We have volunteer opportunities for individuals at our construction sites year round. No experience, tools or skills are necessary to participate – we will show you how!

Day At A Glance

  • No construction experience is required
  • Construction tasks may include deconstruction, framing, painting, trim carpentry, exterior trim, final details, landscaping
  • The day begins with a safety orientation
  • Construction sites are open Tuesday – Saturday
    • Normal workday hours are 8:30am to 4pm; Wednesdays begin at 9:30am
  • Dress for the weather and pack your own lunch

Age Requirements

  • Chaperones are required for youth under 18 years old
  • 16-17 year olds may assist on most construction sites, but may not use power tools or work from a height of six feet or more
  • 14-15 year olds may paint and landscape on construction sites
  • Youth under 14 years may not volunteer on the construction site, but there are still many youth volunteer opportunities

For More Information

Contact Sarah 
Call: 616-588-5226 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers In Partnership (VIP)

Want to volunteer more than just “once in a while”? VIPs are individuals who volunteer regularly through one of these groups:

  • Carpenters Club: A group of individuals committed to volunteering at least once a month
  • Young Professionals: Professionals in their 20’s and 30’s working together to promote Habitat’s mission
 

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF KENT COUNTY

CONTACT US
616-774-2431
425 Pleasant Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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