Description: Construction volunteers help with a variety of tasks on the work site. They may pour footings for foundations, build interior walls, install shingles, hang drywall, or put finishing touches on a house.
Skills Needed: No construction skill or building experience is necessary. All you need is a willingness to learn, work hard and have a good time.
Dress: Please be sure to dress in layers, and remember that open-toed shoes are not allowed on site.
Groups: Please contact John Corcoran at (507) 312-0254 to schedule a weekday or Saturday for your group.
Individuals: Please contact John Corcoran at (507) 312-0254.
Campus Chapters: You are one of our greatest assets! Local Campus Chapters at Saint Mary’s University and Winona State University are very involved at the work site, in the office, and at the ReStore.If you attend one of these schools please contact your Campus Chapter for more information:
Work Site Hospitality
Description: Prepare and serve food for hungry workers onsite. This is the perfect way to pitch in without doing construction. Our volunteers love home cooking! Habitat provides the plates, napkins, utensils, cups, and bowls. We also provide water for a beverage.
Time commitment: Saturday morning break at 10:30 am and lunch at 12:30 pm.
Contact: Please contact John Corcoran at (507) 312-0254 to sign up.
Description: Retired Seniors Volunteer Program. RSVP volunteers work on all types of projects.
Time Commitment: Thursdays on the work site from 8:30am to 12:00pm.
Contact: Please contact John Corcoran at (507) 312-0254 to sign up to work with our RSVP crew.
We are always looking for folks to assist in mailings, answering the phone, greeting guests, data entry and other general office activities. Call (507) 457-0003 if you are interested in helping out at the office.
Need an internship? Depending on our needs we may be accepting resumes. Interns have helped on many different projects including marketing, paperwork, and construction. Call our office at (507) 457-0003 if you are interested in applying for an internship.
Board & Committee Members
Our board and committees play a vital role in the affiliate’s work. The following committees could use your help today: Finance, Human Resources, Fund Development, and Marketing. Call our office at (507) 457-0003 if you are interested in being on the board or a committee.