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Twin Cities Metro AreaMinneapolis, MN 55404


Direct Outreach Volunteer

Volunteer Service Description:

Volunteers will work alongside Twin Cities Habitat’s Resource Development Team and engage with the community in volunteer outreach events.


  • Attend various outreach events (school tabling fairs, corporate giving fairs, Mall of America service fair, etc) as a Habitat representative.
  • Represent Habitat for Humanity in a positive and professional manner.
  • Be informed and up-to-date with current Habitat news, homebuyer process and basic criteria, volunteers needs and engagement process, FAQs and tough questions
  • Be sensitive to a variety of social situations talking with potential volunteers, applicants, and donors. Be sensitive to their diversity of opinions and knowledge about TCHFH.
  • Depending on the event, be prepared to bring your own meal and water.
  • Track your volunteer hours and report them back to the Volunteer Coordinator.

Volunteer Impact:

The Direct Outreach volunteers engage positively with the community of applicants, volunteers, and donors to encourage greater participation in our programs and a better awareness and understanding about Habitat and specifically how to volunteer. Your service on our team builds our organization’s capacity to create a more informed public, multiply our volunteer base, and increase awareness of Habitat.

Skill Qualifications:

  • An open and gregarious demeanor is preferred, as well as the ability to remain calm under social pressures.
  • Willingness and ability to learn all about Habitat and keep up to date on volunteer needs.
  • Experience volunteering at the ReStore or on a construction site once is preferred, though not required.

Expected Time Commitment:

3-4 hours an event. We have more events in the fall and the summer, with up to three a month. While we have needs year-round, this position will be on an as-needed basis. This position requires a commitment of at least four events per year.


  • Must bring a printed and signed volunteer waiver.
  • Must be 14 years or older to volunteer. Volunteers 14-15 must have an adult over 21 to volunteer with them.
  • Must attend an interview, orientation, and shadow the Volunteer Coordinator to onboard.

Training & Supervision:

Volunteers will be trained and supervised by the Volunteer Coordinator. Volunteers will attend a special training led by the Volunteer Coordinator, receive orientation packets, and shadow a Habitat Staff member in the Volunteer Team or a seasoned outreach volunteer.


Volunteer Coordinator


Phone: 612-305-7114


  • Customer Acquisition
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Recruiting
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours an event. 4 events per year.

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