Volunteer With Habitat Long Island

Learn new skills, support a great cause!

Volunteers are an integral part of Habitat Long Island’s mission. What started as a grass-roots effort has now become a structured endeavor devoted to providing decent and affordable homes for families in need. We need funding to operate, however we wouldn't move forward without our volunteers! We have various volunteer opportunities from construction to

From building new homes to repairing existing ones, all construction volunteers build the strength and self-reliance a family needs to change their lives through homeownership.

 

 

Join us in our mission to build affordable homes for low-income, hard-working families in need of a safe and healthy place to call home. The opportunities to give back and make a difference in your community are endless. We have many volunteer opportunities, ranging from construction to administration and retail. All volunteers must register and schedule online prior to volunteering.

Volunteer as a Walk-on

Construction volunteers build side by side with our future homeowners, site supervisors and other volunteers on any of our home build projects. Swing a hammer, install sheetrock, siding or flooring.

No experience necessary!

Volunteer at ReStore

Volunteering at the Long Island ReStore is an exciting way to give back to your community. The ReStore is a perfect place for volunteers who don't necessarily want to swing a hammer, but want to be a part of helping Habitat provide local families strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

Administrative Office Volunteer

Support our ReStore staff by assisting customers, stocking shelves, displaying merchandise and processing donations.

IMG_7337

Volunteer as a Walk-on

Volunteering on a Habitat construction site can be hard work, but it’s a unique and rewarding experience - well worth the effort. You’ll have the opportunity to transform lives and create stronger communities by helping Habitat build safe, affordable homes for hardworking families on Long Island. 

Whether you have never swung a hammer or you're a trade professional, we provide the training and tools needed to work at our construction site. From building new homes to repairing existing ones, all construction volunteers build the strength and self-reliance a family needs to change their lives through homeownership.

Construction volunteers build side by side with our future homeowners, site supervisors and other volunteers on any of our home build projects. Swing a hammer, install sheetrock, siding or flooring– no matter what task you are assigned, you will be doing your part to build a better Long Island. 

There are volunteer opportunities Tuesday-Saturday for walk-ons. We are always adding days to the calendar, so once you sign up, be sure to check back often!

 

Must be 18 years or older to volunteer on a construction site.

2022-05-18 02.54.58

Volunteer at ReStore

Volunteering at Long Island ReStore is a great opportunity to engage in Habitat's mission and give back to your community.  ReStore is a home improvement store and donation center, selling new and gently used home goods, building materials and other home improvement products. Proceeds from the ReStore provide an important source of additional funding for Habitat Long Island to build and renovate high-quality, affordable housing for Long Island residents.

The ReStore is a perfect place for volunteers who don’t necessarily want to swing a hammer, but want to be part of helping Habitat provide local families strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

ReStore is run by a small crew and many dedicated volunteers that help drive store sales, organize inventory, stock shelves, unload and organize donations, prepare and place merchandise on the sales floor and assist customers in the store. Our staff and regular volunteers will give you the training you need to have a fun and rewarding days at ReStore.

To learn more about volunteering at the ReStore CLICK HERE

Alanna

Volunteer at our Corporate Office

If you want to contribute to Habitat’s mission without building, volunteering at the Middle Island office may be right for you. Assisting with clerical, data entry and other administrative duties is a behind-the-scenes way to help Habitat Long Island ensure that local families have access to affordable housing. For more information email outreach@habitatLINY.org

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering with Habitat can be a great team-building experience for groups of all sizes. Bring a group of friends, family, or coworkers out for a day of camaraderie and fun, all while making a difference!

Sponsor for a Day

SPONSOR FOR A DAY

Corporate team volunteers build alongside Habitat’s future homeowners and construction crew while strengthening their team’s interactive skills.

Faith Build

Faith Build

Habitat welcomes congregations of all faiths to partner with us in reaching our goal to provide safe housing for families in need.  

Women Build

Women Build

Women Build volunteers from all walks of life have come together to build stronger, safer communities. Women Build events provide the opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their communities.

CEO Build

CEO Build

CEO Build is an annual opportunity for CEOs and C-level executives to get their hands dirty and serve the needs of our community. More than 30 executives trade in their business suits and computers for work clothes and hardhats to raise the walls on a Habitat home for a family in need.

Student Build

Student Build

Working alongside fellow classmates and the future homeowners on a Habitat project is a rewarding community service experience for the young people who volunteer their time to help families move out of unacceptable housing into decent, affordable housing.

Learn how to build and construct a Habitat home along side other dedication volunteers, no prior experience needed.
For more information contact outreach@habitatLINY.org or call 631-HABITAT EXT 108