Habitat for Humanity Construction Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


161 High StreetElmira, NY 14905


Have fun and make new friends while helping to provide your less fortunate neigbors with safe and affordable housing!

Title: Construction Volunteer

Goal: Assist families in the building and repairing of their homes*

Reports to: Construction Manager

Time Required:

Approximate hours: 9:00 am- 2:00 pm each work day (Tuesdays and Saturdays)

Length of Commitment: 3 to 6 hours/work day

Responsibilities Include:

Activities such as:

- Framing - Drywall - plumbing

- Electrical - Taping/mudding - insulation

- Tiling - flooring - siding

- Painting - landscaping - window & door installation

Desirable Skills:

  • Skilled volunteers may be asked to help lead teams of unskilled workers
  • Unskilled volunteers must be flexible, energetic, willing to learn, self-motivated, patient, and willing to work with the partner family

Training Provided: On-site training is available

Benefits: Meet great people, learn about construction, help others in need, and have lots of fun! Lunch is provided!

Construction experience is not needed, but a desire to help others in need and to have fun is!


Youth under the age of 14 are not permitted on the construction site

Youth ages 14-15 are allowed on non-active construction site- only painting and landscaping

Youth ages 16-17 may participate in construction work, but with hand tools only


  • Interior Design
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Home Repair

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesdays or Saturdays 9:00am- 2:00pm

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