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Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County and the ReStore provides an opportunity for individuals, groups and organizations to support Habitat’s mission and build skills, relationships and communities. You may volunteer in a variety of roles at construction, in the ReStore, on committees or at special events. No experience is required! 

Join us on the construction site to work side by side with our partner family home buyers to build safe, affordable, and energy-efficient homes.  Tools and personal protective equipment provided.  No construction experience needed.

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Volunteer on our deconstruction projects. Volunteers can help our team remove reusable materials such as appliances, cabinets, doors, and windows from properties having a major remodel or demolition.


Volunteer at our ReStore - multiple ways to volunteer including cashiering, helping with customers, cleaning, sorting and organizing; plus salvage projects, community pick-ups and more.  No experience in retail is necessary.

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Volunteer for our special events like our annual Partner Family Picnic or the Raise the Roof event. Help us recruit sponsors and guests, plan logistics, set up and tear down.

Our Testimonials

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"Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity gives you a great feeling.  I am proud to be able to help so many families, meet new people, and learn new things."

                                                        - Elkhart County Volunteer, Melissa Kleitz

"My abilities are not as strong as others, but I always feel that my abilities are accepted just for what they are.  That acceptance is why I enjoy volunteering with Habitat for Humanity."

                                                       - Elkhart County Volunteer, Mary Rasp

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"Habitat makes it possible for us to work side by side with partner families and help them improve their lives so that they can not just survive but thrive in the world. Helping a family in need move into a home is the primary mission of Habitat for Humanity. Yet, because of the unique way in which Habitat operates, the organization accomplishes much more. It brings together people of different back­grounds and stations in life to create an environment in which everyone is equal."

                                                                               - President Jimmy Carter

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