Build With Habitat

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Sign up to build with Habitat! Build days are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. We welcome volunteers of all skill levels--no construction experience necessary. You can read Volunteer Frequently Asked Questions or sign up for your volunteer shift

Community Service Verification:
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Group Opportunities

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Habitat welcomes groups to come out for a build day. Past builds have included groups of employees, students, or faith partners. If you would like to bring your group to build with Habitat, please fill out this interest form. 



Youth are welcome to build with Habitat, although there are age requirements for certain activities. To work on new home construction, volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Volunteers 14 years and older may help with painting through the home preservation program. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old to use power tools or climb ladders and/or scaffolding over six feet tall. All minor volunteers must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian on file prior to volunteering.

There are Habitat Clubs at East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill High School, and Cedar Ridge High School. If you're interested in starting a Habitat club at your school, contact

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Meet a Volunteer

February 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Karl

February 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Karl

We are excited to recognize Karl as our volunteer of the month! Karl provides leadership for the Building Hope faith partnership, representing the congregation of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. On site, he is a trusted and knowledgeable volunteer, often standing at the chop saw making sure… Read more
January 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Doug

January 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Doug

January’s volunteer of the month is a familiar face to many in our Habitat community, Doug! Doug volunteers weekly as one of the regulars on the Habitat jobsite. Our construction team relies on him to do skilled work and lead other volunteers. To date, he has donated well over 1,000… Read more

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