we can always use skilled volunteers,
you do not need to have a background in construction
to work with Habitat.
a Volunteer Orientation Session. Check out our Getting
Started page for more information.
are a variety of opportunities available in Construction,
the ReStore and
See our Current
Needs page for more details.
will provide the necessary tools for a given project,
but volunteers are encouraged to bring basic tools
with them. Depending on the project, these may include:
work gloves, tool belt, hammer, shovels, tape measure,
pencil, utility knife, speed square, etc.
There are several group volunteer opportunities available.
See our Group
Opportunities page to learn more.
should still arrive to their scheduled site unless
otherwise informed. Decisions to cancel a work day
are typically made at the site by the construction
leaders that day. Though it
is rare, if a work day is cancelled, you are encouraged
to get in touch with the Volunteer Team to reschedule.
Not only are our offices and ReStore open, but we typically work
on our homebuilding sites year-round.
A. Yes. When
scheduling, volunteers must commit to the full work
day or shift. In construction this means 8:30am-3:30pm. In the
ReStore there are four options- Full Day: 9:30am-4pm First Shift: 9:30am-1pm Second Shift: 1pm-4pm. In the office, schedules fluctuate, though most opportunities require at least a 4 hour time commitment.
is important that volunteers arrive and are on time
when scheduled to volunteer with Habitat. If you need
to cancel, we ask that you contact the Volunteer Team
as soon as possible at 216-429-1299 x227 or x226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(48 hours notice is preferred)
A. We build in Cuyahoga County, focusing specifically in the city of Cleveland. We have recently built in the following Greater Cleveland neighborhoods:
St. Clair/Superior, Buckeye, Burton Bell Carr, Mount
Pleasant, North Collinwood, Fairfax, and Detroit Shoreway.
crews typcially work 2-3 days a week on a homebuilding
site. On average it takes 45-60 work days to complete
a home, equaling approximately 6 to 9 months.
Cleveland Habitat for Humanity builds:
- 2 story
- 3 to 4 bedroom
- Universally designed
- Green built
- Energy Star rated homes
We have also begun ReHab work on existing homes
in the City of Cleveland.