Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity ReStore!

We welcome volunteers at our ReStore and there are many ways in which you can help us.  Shifts are typically scheduled in 2 to 4-hour shifts, but we will do our best to work with you and be flexible.

Volunteering at ReStore offers you the opportunity to help Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity deliver on its mission of building simple, safe and affordable homes for deserving, working families throughout the Merrimack Valley.  ReStore functions as our discount outlet with all profits supporting our local Habitat for Humanity.

Assessing if this is the right Volunteer opportunity for you? 

– Come visit us and check out the ReStore!

The ReStore welcomes all volunteers over 16 years of age.

-With prior arrangement, groups and individuals age 14-16 can be accommodated for special projects only when accompanied by an adult.

– We have many volunteers you can talk to in assessing the fit.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Donation Intake – This position receives donations.

Furniture Repair – ability to make minor repairs to ready furniture donations for sale.

Cashier – receive payment via cash, credit cards and debit cards.  Wrap and package items. Click here for more info.

Customer Service Representative – assist customers with their selection of items for their homes or offices.

Movers – assist customers to get their purchases to their vehicles.

Art Volunteers – stage and hang artwork, china, and better glassware.

Building Maintenance – dusting, cleaning, mopping, etc. of public areas of the building.

Special Projects

IMG_0749The ReStore always has special projects and odd-jobs to do. They might include building corrals to display doors and windows, constructing a rack to display lumber, assembling ceiling fans, cleaning appliances, or making minor repairs to cabinets and vanities.

At Home Projects
If you have technical skills such as website or database design, graphic design for signs and promotional materials, etc., please contact us. We often have other projects that can enable you to volunteer while working remotely.

Looking to work on one of our build sites?  Click here to go to our easy sign up to volunteer on our current home building projects – at Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity we offer many ways you can volunteer your time, talent and treasure!

Getting Started as a Volunteer!

To inquire about volunteer opportunities, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Alexandra “Howie” Howard at volunteer@mvhfh.org or by phone on 978-681-8858 and let us know where you would like to help.

Please read and complete a Waiver of Liability Form as this is required as part of the process.

We appreciate your interest and look forward to meeting you!

2017 Volunteer Week - ReStore Volunteers







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    647 Andover Street     |     Lawrence, MA 01843    |    978-686-3323