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Opportunity Descriptions

Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis offers a wide variety of project activities to meet your needs and interests! Browse the opportunities below or click on the left tabs to learn more!

Construction

Build Days

Working on one of our build sites is truly a remarkable and unique experience! Erect walls, pound nails and landscape backyards alongside fellow volunteers and Habitat Saint Louis homebuyers. We welcome experienced and non-experienced individuals who are 16 years of age and older. A Build Day is a full day commitment, typically from 7:45am-3:30pm on Saturdays.

Weekday Crew

Are you wanting to learn more about the Habitat construction process and develop specialized skills? Join our Weekday Crew! The Weekday Crew consists of volunteers who are dedicated to helping our construction staff stay on schedule. Crews meet on Monday (Monday Crew), Wednesday (Wednesday Crew) and Friday (Friday Crew) from 7:45am-3:30pm. The Tuesday Crew meets at the Habitat Saint Louis warehouse periodically to organize supplies and repair tools. Contact builddays@habitatstl.org for more details.

Construction Leadership

We want you! Construction Leaders are integral to the sustainability of Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis. We simply cannot build homes without the help of our construction leaders who provide guidance and oversight for volunteers on the build site. No experience is required! Habitat Saint Louis provides training all year round to individuals interested in becoming leaders. To learn more contact volunteers@habitatstl.org

ReStore

Not able to volunteer a full day? Are you a Pinterest enthusiast looking for your next project? Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis ReStore! The ReStore is a retail store that accepts donated building products (e.g. windows, doors, appliances) whose profits help support the Habitat Saint Louis mission. Volunteer tasks may include donation acquisition, merchandising, customer service, pricing, store organization and more! You may even become inspired for your next Pinterest craft too.

We have two convienent locations, and each one is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00am-6:00pm:

Committees

Looking to sharpen your resume or get more involved in the community? Join a committee! We have a wide variety of committees at Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis that focus on everything from family selection to young professional development and networking. Committees typically meet on weeknights at our Administrative Office located at 3830 South Grand. For more information on committees, read below!

Family Services

A Family Services member is a compassionate, caring, organized volunteer who can do paperwork, is detail oriented and is good at information evaluation. This volunteer also must have people skills and enjoy interacting with applicants. Committee Members work with the Director of Family Services and the homebuyer families prior to, during and after the build. Committee members help provide guidance and encouragement to the families so that they fulfill their obligations of becoming successful homebuyers. Committee members continue to work with families after closing to ensure that they adjust to homeownership and are productive, well-rounded community members. The Family Services Committee meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the Habitat Saint Louis Administrative Office. For more information or to join the committee, please contact Avis McHugh at avis@habitatstl.org.

Leading Edge Committee 

Leading Edge is responsible for the recruitment, training, retention and support of Construction Leaders before, during and after the build. It provides continued construction education and social opportunities. The Leading Edge Committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm at the Habitat Saint Louis Administrative Office. For more information or to join the committee, please contact the Volunteer Services Department at volunteers@habitatstl.org.

Special Events Committee 

Love attending our Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis special events? Or just enjoy working behind-the-scenes to make things happen? Consider joining the Habitat Saint Louis Special Events Committee! The committee participates in planning the events including soliciting gift/auction donations, decorating, and volunteering during events. Contact Amy Determan, Marketing and Community Outreach Manager, for more information (amy@habitatstl.org).

Women Build

Women Build provides an opportunity for women to work together to learn new skills and make new friends while building a home with a family in need. No experience is necessary as volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals, and also alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. Whether you are learning new skills or simply adding a few to your tool belt, this is a rewarding experience for all involved, and improves the community that you share. Women Build is also a terrific way to involve your friends and family of all ages in crucial work with a lasting impact. Women helping women sends a positive and powerful message. The committee is always looking for new members to join in creating safe and affordable housing for all! Contact Amy Determan, Marketing and Community Outreach Manager, for more information (amy@habitatstl.org).

Habitat Young Professionals

Habitat Young Professionals is a group that engages young adults (21-40) in the work of Habitat Saint Louis. Young Professionals members meet for networking opportunities and happy hours, have build days on the Habitat construction sites and host other fun events. This is a group of people who are looking to get involved in their community, have some fun and make new friends all at the same time! For more information or to join Habitat Young Professionals, please contact Amy Determan at amy@habitatstl.org

More Ways

Have we not convinced you yet that Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis offers an array of activities to get involved with and is a great place to volunteer? If not, here are some more ideas to spark your interest.

Photography/Media

Are you a photography student or an expert willing to share your time and talent? We want you! Join us on our build sites or at special events to capture priceless Habitat moments. Schedule and specific assignments will be determined as needed. If interested, please send samples of your work via email to Amy Determan at amy@habitatstl.org

On Site Administrator

Are you an early riser or need an excuse to get up on Saturday mornings? If so, consider being an On Site Administrator. These volunteers are at the build site early to greet and register construction volunteers. Hours are typically 7-8:30am on the build site on Saturdays or during blitz builds. Please contact volunteers@habitatstl.org for more information.

Office Volunteer

Are you an Excel wiz or just enjoy lending a hand every now and then? Data entry and general office help will take place in our administrative office on an as-needed basis during business hours. You will be notified via email when projects and tasks become available. Contact volunteers@habitatstl.org if you are interested. 

Volunteer Orientation Helper

Our monthly orientations take place either on a Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 pm or on a Saturday from 8:30-10:30am. Duties include greeting, putting out refreshments and light clean up. Contact volunteers@habitatstl.org if you are interested. 

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3830 South Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63118 
(314)371-0400 
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