Aiken Habitat for Humanity relies on volunteers to accomplish the many tasks that are required to build homes for Habitat partner families. This is a brief description of the areas in which you can make a contribution:
Volunteer as little or as much as you like.
At the Build Site:
- Construction – Volunteers with a wide range of skills and skill levels (tradesmen, skilled amateurs, and eager helpers) are required in all phases of the construction of a Habitat home.
- Catering Co-ordination – Volunteers are needed as meal providers or to assist others in providing food for our volunteers.
On a Committee:
- Construction – Volunteers with experience in construction, project management, materials acquisition, or building design are needed to manage our construction activities and acquire building materials at the lowest possible cost.
- Family Support – Volunteers are needed to partner with Habitat families and to help them through the transition from renter to homeowner.
- Family Selection – Volunteers are required to review homeowner applications, interview applicants, and recommend the families that will partner with Habitat to construct their home.
- Land Development – Volunteers with contacts among the real-estate developers, or the city are needed to maintain an inventory of developable land for Habitat homes.
At the ReStore:
- Driver’s Assistant – Volunteers are needed to help drive and pick up donations and load/unload the trucks.
- ReStore Committee – Volunteers with retail experience, or contacts among potential donors are needed to provide advice and plan strategy for theReStore.
- Warehouse Clerk – Volunteers are needed for the intake and preparation for sale of donations. These volunteers also assist customers.
- Appliance Tester – Volunteers are needed to ensure donated household appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, etc.) are in good working order and ready for resale.
In the Office:
- Data Entry – Volunteers with general computer skills are needed to enter data from various sources into our database.
- Mailing – Volunteers are needed on an irregular basis to fold and label newsletters, stuff envelopes, etc.
- General Office – Volunteers are needed for general office duties. Word processing experience would be an asset.
- Special Events – Volunteers are needed to help organize fundraising and appreciation events.
Individuals Can Volunteer in Many Ways
To volunteer contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 803-642-9295 or register to volunteer online by clicking the link below and find out what it means to be a part of this super organization!