Non-Construction

If you’ve ever wanted to help Habitat, but don’t feel like construction is the right fit, there are several opportunities to get involved: 

Community Events

To learn about Durham Habitat's annual community events, click here. To sign for volunteer opportunities at these events, click here

Office Support

Durham Habitat occasionally seeks long-term office volunteers, with great interpersonal and computer skills, who can make a regular weekday commitment.

We are currently seeking a Volunteer Receptionist to fulfill one or more weekly shifts. Shifts are Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm and 1pm-5pm. Full Job Description here

Email Anna for more information.

The Habitat ReStore

Volunteer opportunities at the ReStore include:

  • Donation processing (accepting, sorting, cleaning, testing, and pricing donations)
  • Customer service (greeting customers and managing the register)
  • Office administration (answering phones, entering data, and clerical tasks)
  • General maintenance

To volunteer at the Restore, please sign up for an upcoming orientation on their website. Questions? Contact volunteer@restoredurhamorange.org or call (919) 403-8668, ext. 103.

Site Hospitality

Help construction volunteers feel like a valuable part of the Habitat team by welcoming them on the work site with purchased or handmade treats or meals. Email Anna for more information.

Habitat Success Stories

Barbara is an elderly neighbor who suffers from COPD. Durham Habitat partnered with the Fuqua School of Business to replace Barbara’s roof and HVAC system. Barbara said,"I thank God that Habitat was able to fix my home because I was unable to do it for myself."

Barbara