The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Want to learn new skills, serve your community and help build a house all at the same time?
Volunteer at the Morris Habitat ReStore! The Morris Habitat ReStore is a successful retail outlet that provides new and gently-used building materials and home furnishings. Volunteers are vital in keeping the ReStore operating! All proceeds from the ReStore help build decent affordable housing.
Volunteer areas are:
Administrative Support: General knowledge of computers to help set-up and/or maintain record-keeping files, tracking volunteer hours, answer phones. Good computer skills, including experience with Word and Excel.
Warehouse Support: Help with pricing and appraising, floor assistance or furniture repairs
ReStore Truck Helper: Assist on our box truck to pick up donations to bring back to the ReStore.
Cashier: Ring up customers
Customer Service Support: Assist customers shopping with current sales and answer general questions
ReStore Collections Team: Research items to determine value, monitoring and updating our store, speaking to potential donors, helping to ship and photograph items. We are also looking for individual subject area experts such as Art, Coins and valuables.