Volunteer

Ready to pick up a hammer?  Volunteer Sign Up for Individual Volunteers:

Check Out Our Building Calendar for 26 Cherry St, Saratoga Springs

Few things in life are more rewarding than seeing the gratitude expressed by a new homeowner when they are presented with the keys to their new home. The knowledge that you were able to help a family realize a dream and a new beginning can be tremendously satisfying.

Habitat is founded on its volunteers, and it takes dozens to complete a build. Our affiliate builds on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

In many cases, no formal experience in the trades is necessary, just a desire to help and the ability to cheerfully take direction. For any task you are asked to do, we can provide the needed instruction and safety information.

We are always looking for volunteers with or without construction skills:  Crew leaders, greeters, hammer swingers, sandwich makers, all are welcomed.

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    Habitat building usually happens on Saturdays from 8:30 to 4pm. Occasionally, we will in very special cases build during the week.
  • If you would like to volunteer , please RSVP to volunteer@glensfallshabitat.org, we want to make sure we have enough lunch for everyone and that we don’t overload the job site to an unsafe level. We love our volunteers and want to make sure they are all safe, well feed, and have the ability to really participate. RSVP’ing will ensure that.
  • Can children under 18 volunteer on a Habitat build site? Yes, but subject to certain restrictions. First, they must be a minimum of 14 years old to work on site. Children between 14 and 16 can do limited work such as landscaping; no construction activity. Children between 16 and 18 can engage in general construction activities, but cannot do excavation or demolition or work with power tools. Children under 14 may be on site to help with lunches and snacks, under the supervision of an adult. Parents of anyone working or present on the job site must first sign a release and waiver of liability form before their child comes on site.