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Current Volunteer Opportunities

To sign up to volunteer, please email volunteer@habitatgsf.org or click here for the volunteer calendar.


Neighborhood Revitalization
Beautify parks and gardens, renovate community facilities, and make critical home repairs for long-time residents

  • MLK Day of Service
    Join us for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at our first big volunteer kick-off event of 2019!
    • Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9am to 12pm
    • Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco
    • Tasks may include weeding, pruning overgrowth, raking leaves, applying mulch, planting, and providing general park maintenance. 

  • Park Beautification / Community Garden Beautification, San Francisco
    Beautify parks and community gardens in San Francisco
    • 3-hour shift most Saturday mornings
    • Maximum group size 20
    • Minimum age 14

  • Custom Weekday Green Space Beautification, San Francisco
    Choose a date that works best for you and help beautify parks and community gardens in San Francisco
    • Sponsorship required
    • 3-hour shift on a weekday of your choice (at least 5 weeks out from request)
    • Maximum group size 60
    • Minimum age 14
    • Email volunteer@habitatgsf.org if interested

ReStore: Retail and Donation Center, San Carlos
Help us procure funding for our mission through the receipt and resale of donated home goods

  • ReStore General Assistance, Tuesdays-Sundays
  •  Tasks include organizing retail, cleaning merchandise, and helping customers
    • AM shift: 10am-2pm
    • Full-day shift: 9:30am-5:30pm
    • PM shift: 2pm-5pm
    • Maximum group size 15
    • Minimum age 16
  • ReStore Warehouse Assistance, Tuesdays-Sundays
    Tasks include loading and unloading items from the truck, moving them to and from the sales floor, and loading purchases into customer vehicles
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs
    • Maximum group size 5
    • Minimum age 16


Playhouse Program
Help us raise funds for our mission by building playhouses for kids in the community

  • Location can be at your site
  • Sponsorship required and request must be made at least 6 weeks in advance
  • 10 volunteers per playhouse, maximum 6 playhouses per shift
  • Minimum age 16
  • Apply here.
We also welcome referrals. If you know of an organization in need of playhouses to be donated, contact volunteer@habitatgsf.org.


Habitat Student Ambassadors
Build your resume through volunteerism, advocacy, and service learning

  • Apply here to become a Habitat Student Ambassador.


Office Volunteering
Provide administrative skills such as data entry, research, mailings, phone calls, etc.

  • Main Office Administrative Volunteering
    • Flexible hours within Monday-Friday 9am-5pm weekly schedule
    • Location is at our main office in the Financial District of San Francisco
    • Must be detail-oriented; experience with Microsoft Excel and Salesforce a plus 
    • Email volunteer@habitatgsf.org if interested
  • ReStore Office-Skilled/Specialized Assistance
    • Help us at our ReStore in San Carlos by flexing your skills, such as:
      • Administrative and Clerical
      • Research and Marketing
      • Retail Operations
      • Photography
    • Reach out to Belinda Sullivan at bsullivan@habitatgsf.org if interested