Construction Volunteers

UPDATED 6/1/2020: Beginning Monday, March 16, our construction site will not host volunteers. This decision is made as part of our efforts to protect our community as we monitor COVID-19 and in accordance with guidelines from DC government. Please contact Whitney Canon, Volunteer Service & Corporate Partnerships Manager, at whitney.canon@dchabitat.org for more information.

We build homes and we want your help! DC Habitat’s construction crew utilizes volunteers each Wednesday through Saturday, year round. Though we schedule team build groups to volunteer on a majority of these workdays, we encourage you to check our volunteer calendar to view and sign up for build opportunities. We welcome your participation whether you are an experienced builder or you don’t know a sixteen-penny nail from a spackling knife!

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Don’t see any open opportunities, but ready to get involved? Become an on-call volunteer!

Join our list of on-call volunteers to receive notifications when we have last-minute weekday and weekend cancellations. You’ll be the first to know when new opportunities are posted. Sign up below to join!

*Please know that March through October we have a very high demand for team build and group volunteer opportunities. We love partnering with the community but regretfully during these busy months we are not able to accommodate every individual volunteer request. Please join our on-call volunteer contact list at the link above so that you can be immediately notified of any new construction opportunities for individuals!*

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Beginning Monday, March 16, our office will be closed with staff working remotely due to the current coronavirus situation. Read more here.

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