To get started volunteering -
1. Training - Short online training that all new volunteers need to view before volunteering. Clicking here to view the training.
2. Waiver - All volunteers must fill out and sign a waiver. Click here to view it. Please bring it the first time you come to volunteer.
3. Court Ordered Form (if applicable) - All court ordered community service volunteers need to fill out the court ordered community service form. Click here to view all information pertaining to volunteering as a court ordered volunteer and to print the form.
4. Sign Up - After going through training you can sign up to volunteer whenever you would like. The calendar is online so that you can sign up at your convince and come volunteer whenever you would like.
To Sign Up -
Volunteer Up - For detailed directions on how to use the online sign up calendar, called volunteer up, click here.
All volunteers should watch the below training and orientation before beginning to volunteer.
Thank you for volunteering!
You are making a difference in the community!
At Habitat, we are always striving to provide rewarding volunteer experiences. We would greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey about your experience.
Build Days are Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & some Sundays.
You must sign up for for construction activities online through Volunteer UP.
Volunteers under age 16 are not permitted on the build site in accordance with Connecticut State labor laws. Volunteers between the ages of 16 and 18 must be accompanied by an adult, are not permitted to use power tools or be on roofs.
There will be tools on site, but if you prefer to bring your own tool belt and hand tools you are welcome to. Please do not bring any handmade tools or power tools. Label your personal tools before the day and take them home with you when you leave.
Sandals or other open-toed shoes are not permitted on the work site.
Please bring your lunch, a water bottle and a to-go coffee mug that can be refilled throughout the day.
The ReStore needs volunteers interested in staffing the store. Some tasks include stocking, cleaning, organizing, register support, loading merchandise office support and much more. The ReStore is in particular need of individuals who can come on a regular basis, but all volunteers are welcome.
Volunteers at the ReStore must be at least 14 years old. Anyone 14 and 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult when volunteering.
To volunteer at the ReStore, sign up through Volunteer Up