Volunteer Positions

If you are interested in any of these positions or you have another way to help, contact the Director of Volunteer Services online or by calling (269) 344-2443, ext. 206.

Habitat ReStore

The Habitat ReStore loves volunteers. Before you volunteer, you must complete the online volunteer orientation, then contact the Director of Volunteer Services at 269-344-2443, ext. 206.

Here are some current needs:

  • Heavy Lifters: Help load and unload the Habitat ReStore truck, and help move and organize stock in the store. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds safely.
  • Stock Organizer: Organize stock on display on shelves, bins, and floor. Sorting and dusting as needed.
  • Custodian Volunteer: Help keep the inside and the outside of the Habitat ReStore clean and well-maintained. Includes routine cleaning and yard maintenance.
  • Metal Recycler: Like to tear things apart? Help salvage metal from otherwise useless items.

Other Opportunities

There are a lot of ways you can serve your community with Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity! Here are some areas in which your help is needed:

  • Photographers. Like to take pictures? We need good amateur photographers to take photos at Habitat events, construction sites, and the Habitat ReStore. The photos are used in publications and social media.
  • Skilled Supervisors. Volunteers with skills in construction are needed to lead other volunteer groups on Saturdays. Training or teaching experience desirable. Time commitment: supervise one Saturday group per month. Required planning meetings with Habitat's Construction Manager will be scheduled once a month or less.
  • Data Entry and Clerical Support. Computer-savvy volunteers are needed to help maintain our database. We need help entering volunteer hours and information, and updating our mailing list. Time commitment: 2 – 4 hours a week, Monday – Friday.
  • Lunch-time Receptionists. Answer phones and greet customers in our office during lunchtime on Tuesday or Wednesday, 11:45 am 1:15 pm.
  • Habitat Gardeners. Help tend our garden. This plot, behind Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, accepts donations of perennials, shrubs, and trees which are used to landscape Habitat homes. We need volunteers to keep the beds weeded, mow the grass between the beds, and tend the plants. Time commitment: variable.
  • Special Events Team. Help prepare and present special events with Habitat. This includes receptions, open houses, and outreach events like the Home Expo. Time commitment: variable.
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