Volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity of Lee & Hendry Counties ReStore
The Habitat ReStore depends on enthusiastic volunteers for everything from helping customers to arranging merchandise. Whether you enjoy interacting with the public or prefer tinkering behind the scenes, chances are that we have a volunteer opportunity for you. Habitat for Humanity volunteers – both on construction sites and in Habitat ReStores – have helped more than 500,000 families realize the dream of owning a simple, decent, affordable home. Join us in our mission to eliminate poverty housing in our community and the world by volunteering at the Habitat ReStore. Click here to learn more about the ReStore.
Current volunteer opportunities
If you see something that interests you or have an idea how you can use your skills to improve the Habitat ReStore, give us a call at (239) 652-1684 or VolunteerReStore@habitat4humanity.org. You can sign up online to volunteer – what could be easier?
Volunteer where it all begins. At our donation drop-off area, you can mingle with our donors, prepare tax receipts, clean newly donated goods and price them appropriately to help use earn more wall-raising revenue! Responsibilities include: cleaning small household items, miscellaneous knick-knacks and wall art. Testing devices that include but are not limited to; appliances, electronics, lamps and battery operated goods. Maintain a clean & safe sorting area, while merchandising the smaller items on our showroom floor. Work alongside our staff members, following the pricing guidelines to ensure consistency.
Have a knack for tools and minor repairs? Join us in our sorting area to evaluate donations that may be in need of a little TLC. Responsibilities include: repairing minor damage to donations, construction or repair of store used items, testing & repair to appliances, electronics or yard tools (lawnmower, leaf blower etc.), hanging pictures, help maintain safe & clean sorting area and aid in showroom organization when needed.
Join us in the everyday challenge of making order out of chaos; help merchandise our showroom! Assist our staff as we create new and inventive ways for our product to stand out in an attractive but safe fashion. Give a quick dust or polishing and make our donations glimmer with hopes of being sold. Responsibilities include: overall merchandising of select categories based on inventory levels, creative displays for housewares and smaller items including but not limited to; books, knick-knacks, lamps and miscellaneous décor.
1st impressions are everything; lend a helping hand to aid in keeping our facility looking tip-top! Ensure our showroom and grounds are clean & organized. Responsibilities include: cleaning or vacuuming upholstered furniture, polishing wood items, cleaning glass tables and mirrors, sweeping or mopping showroom floor, organizing yard & scrap area. Help keep donation area free of obstacles to ensure quick & efficient drop-offs.
Do enjoy helping a shopper find what they need? You may be a perfect candidate for being a presence on our showroom floor. Help shoppers navigate and discover that hidden treasure! Responsibilities include: greeting shoppers & donors upon arrival, providing guidance to the correct department, aiding showroom merchandising of items, help maintain clean displays, stocking product from the sorting area to showroom and helping shoppers to their vehicles after purchases.