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Non-Construction Volunteers

Consider the following as a way to give your time to this valuable mission:

It takes more than a hammer and nails to eliminate the problem of substandard housing.  In order to maximize the donations that we receive, we are a leanly staffed organization that relies on talented volunteers.  We are always in need of help in our office, at the worksite, at our fundraising events, and in countless other ways.  We realize your time is precious, and we’re always happy to work with you to find the best fit for you and the best use of your valuable time.

Are you visually artistic?

  • Take photos on the job site, for our homeowners, or at our events
  • Shoot and edit video that shows home construction, provides instruction, or showcases our homeowners
  • Develop strong power point presentations that educate and promote
  • Design informational displays for our events
  • Design promotional materials, special event logos, or reports

Are you an organizer or a planner?

  • Help us with data entry, filing, and record keeping
  • Track volunteer hours, recognition, and special talents
  • Assist with events like Women Build by coordinating jobs, supplies, and donations
  • Coordinate on-site lunches for volunteers
  • Help plan fundraising events

Do you like the idea of having a direct relationship with homeowners?

  • Work with homeowners by teaching or helping with required seminars
  • Mentor and encourage families
  • Assist with individual credit and financial counseling
  • Serve on the committee that approves, evaluates, and conducts home visits for prospective homeowners
  • Help promote and deliver upcoming homeowner orientations

Do you have professional skills to offer as a volunteer?

  • Help our Human Resources committee with volunteer and paid job descriptions and employee reviews
  • Assist in our Public Relations efforts to spread the word about Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • Lend your fundraising skills to our work in: event planning, sponsor recruitment, grant writing, and online fundraising
  • Assist with technology purchases and upgrades

Find out which committees are a match for you click here

See a current list of specific volunteer opportunities click here

How do I get started?

Complete our online Adult Volunteer Form today and we’ll make sure you are on our contact list and that you have all of the information you need to get started on the build site.