Summary: ReStore Kitchen Deconstruction volunteers are an essential part of our ReStore team. ReStore Kitchen Deconstruction volunteers commit to assisting the Deconstruction Crew Leader and other volunteers or experienced craftsmen in the safe, physical removal of kitchen cabinets, counters and appliances from donors’ homes on a predetermined or scheduled basis.
ReStore Locations: 755 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14609 and 2199 E. Henrietta Rd., Henrietta NY 14623
Kitchen Deconstruction Locations: All deconstruction activities will be at the donors’ home or requested address
Time Commitment: Volunteers work full-days 9-5 or half-days 9-1/1-5, or multiple days as required to complete the scheduled jobs. Willing to work on an as needed daily basis or up to possibly 3 or more half days per month
Training: After an initial period of training and guidance from our ReStore Crew Leader, the volunteer will work with the deconstruction team to complete daily and assigned tasks. Each volunteer helps to promote a positive and inclusive experience for shoppers, donors and volunteers that helps further the mission of Habitat for Humanity.
Travel to and from donor’s sites
Assist with the safe disconnect and removal of all required kitchen and associated appliances
Assist with the safe disconnect and or shut off of all electric, electronic, mechanical and plumbing connections
Assist with the correct removal of kitchen cabinets, drawers, shelves and desks as needed
Assist with the correct removal of kitchen counter tops
Loading and unloading of trucks at donors’ homes and at ReStore locations
Volunteer Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Follows the general guidance of the Deconstruction Crew Leader to work and communicate as part of a team to remove cabinetry, plumbing fixtures, lighting and appliances, from donors’ homes.
Assists with moving product to staging area and/or truck as needed.
Observes and adheres to all safety procedures.
Respects the donor’s home/property and appropriately represents Habitat for Humanity. This includes confidentiality of names and items donated.
General handy person ability to safely operate power tools and equipment
Experienced in construction, remodeling, electrical work, and/or plumbing
Comfortable in learning how to safely and efficiently deconstruct cabinetry, plumbing and electrical appliances.
Ability to lift reasonably heavy items & loads (up to 50 - 75 pounds)
Communicates clearly; works well in a team environment; willing to ask for help.
Self-starter. Proactively requests assignments from crew leader upon completion of tasks.
Bringing people together to build homes, community, and hope.
Since 1984 we have built or renovated over 200 homes in Rochester, helping families achieve their dreams of home ownership and strengthening local neighborhoods.
Flower City Habitat partners with low-income families to make home ownership possible. Partner families agree to Habitat's three foundational principals: a demonstrated need for adequate shelter, an ability to pay a no-profit mortgage or loan, and a willingness to partner with Habitat. Flower City Habitat for Humanity believe in 'a hand up not a hand out' families work sweat-equity hours and once they close on their home pay a no-profit mortgage.
Homeless & Housing
We'll work with your schedule.
755 Culver RdRochester, NY14609
April 7, 2020
Must be at least 18
Volunteers work full-days 9-5 or half-days 9-1/1-5, or multiple days as required to complete the scheduled jobs. Willing to work on an as needed daily basis or up to possibly 3 or more half days per month
This volunteer opportunity is on an as required basis. Becoming part of one of our teams to do this volunteer work would be preferential but not required.