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be a volunteer

Since our founding in 1988, thousands of individual volunteers have been fundamental to Our Towns Habitat’s impact in the community. We welcome everyone, with or without experience, to volunteer in construction, ReStores and other areas.

Become a One-Time or Ongoing volunteer today!

first-time volunteer

Get started right away. No construction experience necessary; our skilled site supervisors provide on-site instruction to help get you started.

Training Needed: Provided on-site
Time Commitment: As often as you would like


returning volunteer?

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international volunteering

Join a trip to one of Out Towns Habitat’s international tithe partners.

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ongoing volunteer opportunities

Weekday Crew

Are you experienced in construction or would like to learn more in depth? Weekday crew members choose one day per week as their regular volunteer day. 

Training Needed: Volunteer orientation, plus on-site training
Time Commitment: Twice per month

Habitat Host

Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you an early riser? Site hosts spend a couple of hours on a construction site greeting volunteers, assisting with volunteer sign-in, distributing tools and educating others about Our Towns Habitat. Afterward, hosts are welcome to join volunteers in the day’s tasks. Habitat Hosts may also be asked to help at volunteer fairs, community and other special occasions.

Training Needed: Volunteer orientation, plus 1-3 staff-assisted trainings
Time Commitment: One day every other month, minimum


If you have a flexible schedule and are willing to be contacted last-minute about critical construction volunteer needs, sign up for Go-To-Crew. This opportunity is great in combination with any of our other volunteer opportunities.

Training Needed: Provided on-site
Time Commitment: As often as you would like

Crew Leader

Crew leaders manage Our Towns Habitat construction sites overseeing groups of volunteers in particular construction tasks. Great opportunity for volunteers with construction experience and leadership skills.

Training Needed: Volunteer orientation, plus 3 staff-assisted trainings specific to the construction task, and OSHA competent person training
Time Commitment: One day every other month, minimum

For More Information

Our Towns Habitat is built on volunteer support. We have a wide assortment of volunteer opportunities. For more information, please email Cathy Petriano or call 704-896-8957 x108.

An Important Update

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)