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1506 Hwy 24/27 West
Albemarle, NC 28001
704-985-1050 - 704-982-5986 fax

Get Involved

Volunteers are the heart and backbone of Habitat.

Time and time again, our community has demonstrated its generosity through countless hours of volunteering. Through this collective effort families have been able to move into their very own homes.

Stanly County Habitat for Humanity still aims to seek passionate individuals and organizations to join us in our fight against substandard housing in Stanly County.

Volunteers of all skill levels, races and religions are welcomed!

Signing Up To Volunteer Is Easy!
Contact us today and let us help you get started!

Thank You Volunteers!

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved and volunteer with Stanly County Habitat.

What is Expected

Serve others, have fun, and be safe! These are the most important expectations for our volunteers, but here are a few others…

Age Restrictions

We have the following Age Restrictions for any volunteer under the age of 18…

Volunteer FAQ

What should I expect when I volunteer with Habitat?

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  • Board of Directors
  • Construction
  • Committee (Family Selection, Family Support, Property, Church Relations and Fundraising)
  • Site Support
  • Family Advocate
  • Lunch Provider
  • ​ReStore

What is expected when I volunteer?

  • New volunteers must complete all sections of the Volunteer Information Form and Release and Waiver and return it to the Volunteer Coordinator at least one week prior to their first scheduled volunteer opportunity.
  • Volunteers must contact the Volunteer Coordinator to register for a volunteer opportunity.  Only those individuals who have signed up for an opportunity will be able to participate.
  • If an individual is unable to make the day that he/she has signed up for, he/she should contact the Volunteer Coordinator as soon as possible.
  • Volunteers should dress appropriately for the task.  Individuals volunteering on the build site or at the ReStore should expect to be working outside and should expect to get dirty.  No open-toed shoes are allowed on the build site or the ReStore.  Volunteers not dressed properly may be asked to leave.
  • Volunteers should arrive on time for their scheduled build day or volunteer opportunity.
  • Volunteers with any special needs should contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Safety is of the upmost importance on the build site and the ReStore.  Volunteers should follow the directions of the Site Leader, Construction Coordinator or supervisor at all times.
  • Individuals must not be under the influence of alcohol or any illicit drugs while participating in volunteer opportunities.
  • Individuals under the age of 18 should consult the Age Restrictions Guidelines regarding applicable volunteer opportunities.
  • Individuals failing to follow the Volunteer Policy may be asked to no longer volunteer.
  • In order to provide the best volunteer experience possible, our organization reserves the right to amend or update this policy as needed.

We have the following Age Restrictions for any volunteer under the age of 18:

Ages 14 and 15

  • Must be supervised on a 1:1 ratio
  • Must submit a release and waiver of liability for a minor signed by a parent/legal guardian prior to performing any volunteer activity
  • Must not be on-site during construction
  • Can paint, landscape, perform other light duties and help with site support
  • Must not work on/with excavation, demolition, power tools.
  • No climbing allowed. Must stay on the ground or floor level.

​​Ages 16 and 17

  • Must be supervised on a 3 youths: 1 adult ratio
  • Must submit a release and waiver of liability for a minor signed by a parent/legal guardian prior to performing any volunteer activity
  • Can assist with general construction/carpentry
  • Must not work on/with excavation, demolition, or power tools
  • No climbing allowed. Must stay on the ground or floor level.

Volunteer FAQ

What volunteer opportunities are available?
Our most common volunteer opportunity is to help on a build site. Construction volunteers help with various tasks, including framing, roofing, drywall, painting, or siding.  We also look for individuals to volunteer to provide lunch to the construction volunteers on build days. For a description of these and other volunteer opportunities, please visit the Types of Volunteers section on our website.

Do I need to sign up to volunteer?
Yes, you need to sign up in advance to volunteer. Please contact  Bryan Price or Karen Lowder to sign up for a specific build day.  Check out our calendar of Volunteer Opportunities on our website. If you have never volunteered with us before, you will need to fill out a Volunteer Information Form and a Release and Waiver.

What do I wear?
Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and the task for your volunteer day. For your safety, no open-toed shoes are allowed. Sunscreen is also recommended if you are working outside. Remember, you are working on a construction site. So you will get dirty!

What do I bring?
If you have them, bring safety glasses, a hammer, tape measure and gloves.  If you do not have these items, they will be provided for you.

What should I expect for a build day?

8:15 AMCheck In at Build Site
8:20 AMMorning Devotion and Safety Meeting
8:30 AMConstruction Begins
10:30 AMBreak (Snacks will be provided)
1:30 PMWork day normally ends by 1:30 but
may run longer for special jobs.

What if I have no previous construction experience?
No previous construction experience is required.  Volunteers are divided up into teams with a Crew Leader. The Crew Leader will mentor you and teach you everything you need to know.

What if I have previous construction experience?
We are always looking for Crew Leaders to help lead groups of volunteers.  If you are interested in being a Crew Leader, please contact Bryan Price or Karen Lowder for more details.

Who do I contact for more information?
Please contact Bryan Price or Karen Lowder at 704-985-1050