At Habitat for Humanity Moncton Area, volunteers are an integral part of our success. We rely on many valuable volunteers to help fulfill our mission of building safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income working families.
Throughout the year, there are many opportunities to join us for an unforgettable Habitat experience. You can join us on the builds-site, at the ReStore, and on committees. Check out the links below to learn more about all our volunteering opportunities.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering on our build projects! We are presently not seeking any volunteers for the build; however, we will have upcoming projects in the communities of Rogersville, Port Elgin and Bouctouche.
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Habitat ReStores sell quality, new and gently used furniture, appliances, home décor items and building materials to the public at great prices. ReStore proceeds help cover Habitat’s administrative costs to support local building projects that provide more families with safe, decent and affordable housing. Volunteers at our ReStore assist with a number of different tasks involving the preparation of merchandise for sale, customer service, sorting & organizing inventory, and housekeeping. Below are brief job descriptions of each role volunteers may be asked to fill.
Those working in the warehouse are generally responsible for the primary intake of items. This is an ideal position for those that like working with their hands and don’t mind getting a little dirty. It’s a position that does require some level of physical fitness, but we have machinery and operators for the heavy items. Alongside store employees, the volunteers sort the items into the stockroom which will be responsible for preparing the items for sale. Larger items are typically kept inside the warehouse portion of the stockroom, whereas smaller items are brought to the inventory processing room where it will be assessed and brought to the showroom for sale. The everyday tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Unloading/loading the truck
- Unpacking/packing boxes
- Sweeping and maintaining general cleanliness of the warehouse
- Organizing larger merchandise items
- Receiving donations
- Loading large purchases into customer vehicle
Inventory Processing Volunteer
This position is ideal for those that like working behind the scene in the preparation of items for sale. In this position, you’ll be working closely with the ReStore manager and inventory manager in prepping the items for sale. This position requires a knack for cleaning and an appreciation for routine tasks. These tasks include but are not limited to:
- Sorting merchandise
- Cleaning and preparing the items for sale
- Testing the working condition of items
- Putting price stickers on merchandise.
- Bringing merchandise into the showroom
Customer Service Volunteer
This is the perfect position for a people person. This is for those who like interacting with customers and have an eye for organization of merchandise. With this position, volunteers are working under the supervision of the ReStore manager and is suitable for a person that likes to take charge and can work independently. The everyday tasks include but are not limited to:
- Greeting customers
- Aiding customers in item location
- Organizing merchandise in the showroom
- Maintaining the overall cleanliness of the store
Join a Committee
Habitat for Humanity Moncton Area is a non-profit, charitable organization that is governed by a volunteer board of directors who support the organization in a variety of ways. Many of our board members chair committees that support day-to-day business and accomplish projects. If you’re organized and enjoy working behind the scenes, you should consider joining one of out committees.
- Build Committee
- Faith Relations Committee
- Mortgage Committee
- Family Selection Committee
We are always looking for new volunteers to share their skills and ideas with us. If joining one of our committees seems like something that would interest you, please follow the link to our sign-up form.
If you have any questions regarding volunteering, please contact us at:
950 Mountain Rd., Moncton N.B.