Individuals – Aiken County Habitat for Humanity


Individual Volunteers

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!