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Current Needs

  • We’re Hiring!

    Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for two qualified individuals to fill our full-time Volunteer Coordinator and Development Director positions. Please review the job descriptions below and contact our Executive Director, Kevin Pelkey at 218-828-8517 if you're interested in…

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  • MMBA Home Show Volunteers

    Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity will be welcoming everyone who attends the Home Show March 31 - April 2! We need volunteers to help at the ticket table and the craft corner. The schedule is generally set up for 2…

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  • Find That Painting Shirt!

    We are looking for volunteers to paint up at our Pequot Lakes build next week! We "think" we will begin on Wednesday, but it might be Thursday.  Please call for current information before you head out there.  Thank you! (218) 828-8517

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  • Crosslake/Pillager Area

    We are starting to solicit and pick up donations for the Annual Silent Auction and Dinner at Breezy Point and need someone to help out with Crosslake and Pillager.  If you are willing to help out in either of those areas,…

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  • Power Point Whiz?

    If you are a whiz at Power Point, we would love to hear a from you for a one-time project.  We are putting together a presentation to run during the Silent and the Live Auction at our Annual Dinner at…

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  • DONATION PICK UP TEAM

      We are in desperate need of volunteers to be on our donation pick up team!  We provide the truck and trailer, and an experienced team member for you to go out on runs with.  We do ask that you…

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  • No Building in Pequot Today 2/16

    Unfortunately for all of us, but especially for our construction manager Keith, Keith is still sick today and is unable to manage our construction site in Pequot Lakes today (Thursday, Feb. 16) Please send him healing wishes!

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  • NO BUILDING IN PEQUOT TODAY (Weds 2/15)

    Our construction manager Keith is ill, so we will not be building in Pequot today.  Sorry for any inconvenience, and we wish Keith a day of rest and a speedy recovery.

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  • Pick-Up Team Members Needed

    We are getting so many calls for donations that we need more folks on our donation pick up team!  We provide the truck and trailer, and an experienced person for you to ride with.  We cover a large area, day…

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  • ReStore Sales Associates (Volunteers) Needed

    We need volunteer  to be sales associates for our ReStore, Wednesdays through Fridays.  No experience necessary! It's fun to be out on the floor, helping customers find what they need for projects, and seeing the new inventory as it arrives!…

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  • Construction Opportunity!

    Week of February 13th: We have started installing exterior siding on our Pequot Lakes house! We can use 3-6 volunteers each day and could really use the help. If you'd like to come out, please call Beth Ann at (218)…

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  • PEQUOT LAKES BUILD

    Framers!! We need you!  (...and Keith says it really isn't that cold out there...) BUILD OPPORTUNITIES Monday, Jan. 15th (not building) Tuesday, Jan. 16th - Building interior walls Wednesday, Jan. 17th - (spray insulation - no volunteers) Thursday, Jan. 18th…

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  • If I had a Hammer…

    Happy New Year Framers!  PEQUOT HOUSE: On Tuesday, January 3rd and for the balance of the week we will be resuming interior framing, and foam installation while Greiner’s finishes the roof.  (I’m sure they would appreciate some extra hands as…

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  • Ice Fishing Extravaganza

    If you love to fish AND you love Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, I have a deal for you! Wanna drill some ice fishing holes for the annual Ice Fishing Extravaganza in exchange for a ticket to the event? AND your volunteer…

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  • I Can Do That! (Pequot Build)

    Escape the holiday fervor and through yourself into a different type of project - building a home for a family! We are in desperate need of volunteers on our Pequot Lakes build. If you have a free morning, a few…

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  • Framing in Pequot Lakes

    This is an “all call” for framing and roofing volunteers who can work on our Pequot Lakes build this week. Tuesday we are going to be moving and pulling roof trusses.  After we get them set, we will be sheathing…

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  • Construction in Pequot

    We will be pulling roof trusses on our Pequot build for the Ramirez family beginning on Tuesday, November 29th.  We will need all the help we can get - we'd love to meet you!  No experience necessary, just willingness to…

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  • Are You Free on Friday 11/18?

    If you have some free time on Friday and like small tasks, we need you!  Friday Morning: We are looking for someone to ride out to Leader MN with our construction manager and do about 2 hours of odds &…

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  • Construction Schedule Week of 11/14

    There's still time to build in great weather!  We'd love to have you join us - click here to sign up! Monday: Framing in Pequot Lakes Tuesday: Framing in Pequot Lakes Wednesday: Framing in Pequot; we can also use help…

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  • Habitat ReStore

    As the Volunteer Coordinator (not as a shopper - this time, anyway - okay maybe I shopped a little) I took a walk through the ReStore this morning and asked our volunteers and our staff why they are there - what brings them…

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  • Pequot Lakes Build

    We are currently accepting volunteer sign ups for our new Pequot Lakes build!  This is a unique build in that we are starting with an existing foundation and building a two-story home!  Click here to sign up and be a…

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  • 10/31 Construction Volunteer Update

    Leader Build: Hang doors, build window boxes & trim - any day this week.

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  • Office Printer

    Our office is in need of a replacement secondary printer.  Have you upgraded your printer and are wondering what to do with your existing one?  We need a business-grade printer that can serve light needs for 3-5 people.  It doesn't…

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  • 10/12 Construction Volunteer Update

    Our construction volunteer schedule is very fluid this week and next week - lots of daily changes, so please be sure to call us before you go out! VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES LEADER, MN: Weds Oct 12: Insulating Thurs Oct 13:  No volunteers…

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  • We’re Painting and…

    UPDATED: We are painting, installing flooring and doing interior finish out in Leader this week, Thursday and Friday.  Pack a brown bag, see the fall colors and lend a hand on our build for Mark Kirchner.  Call or email for details: (218) 454-7020…

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  • Build Schedule Reminder

    Week of Oct. 10 Monday - Pillager Tuesday - Leader Wednesday - Leader Thursday - Leader Friday - Leader Call or email Beth Ann if you want to go out: (218) 454-7020 bethann.norrgard@lakesareahabitat.org

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  • Calling All Painters

    We are excited to have painting on the schedule at our Leader, MN build!  We will be dipping brushes into paint on Tuesday, October 12, 2016 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  We welcome everyone who loves a transformative day…

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  • Plastic Grocery Bags

    If you have extra plastic grocery bags stuffed in a closet, we can use them!  Our ReStore uses them at our check out area for merchandise.  If you are able, please drop yours off at our ReStore Wednesday through Saturday. …

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  • ReStore & Pick Up Team Opportunities

    If you have a few hours to help in our ReStore, or to go out with our team who picks up area donations, we desperately need you! Please contact Mary Zimmermann (218) 454-7021 Thank you!

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  • CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES WEEK OF 9/26

    We are juggling two houses!  Can you help? Tuesday, September 26: Hanging exterior siding on our Apostles Build in Pillager (619 Dorado Drive N.) Lunch is provided, please bring a refillable water bottle. Wednesday, September 27th Insulating our house Leader, MN (7957 Arrow Road…

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  • BUILD SCHEDULE CHANGE

    Heads up!  We have a change in our building schedule: Mon, Sept 26: No Construction Tues, Sept 27: Pillager Weds, Sept 28; Leader Thurs, Sept 29: Leader Fri, Sept 30: Leader Mon,, Oct 3: Pillager Volunteers are welcome at either…

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  • 1 hour of Roofing: Saturday

    Are you available this Saturday, September 24th, to give our homeowner Mark in Leader MN one hour of shingle instruction?  He just needs a refresher course for an hour in the morning before he works on shingling his small home. If…

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  • Kitty Litter Buckets

    If you have extra kitty litter buckets or other smaller hard-sided containers with lids laying around, we can use them to keep our construction trailers organized!  Please drop them off at our offices: 1110 Wright Street in Brainerd.  Thank you!

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  • Upcoming Construction Steps: Pillager

    As we progress through a build, I get a lot of questions about what tasks we will be doing on what day.  That's really difficult to say with precision, because there are so many factors - weather, number of volunteers,…

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  • Framing Week!

    FRAMING WEEK!! We begin framing on the Travis Pietz house in Pillager this week - this is the Apostles Build. There is still room for you!  It's a really awesome experience to watch a homeowner sink their first nail in…

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  • Upcoming Builds!

    LEADER  BUILD 7957 Arrow Road in Motley (it has a Motley address for maps, but it’s in Leader.) We are setting sill plates on Friday, September 2nd.  We may set the first wall if we have time/muscle. Framing begins Tuesday,…

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  • Pick up Volunteers

    Spring is here and calls are rolling in! We are looking for at least 5 more regular weekly volunteers that are willing to go out with our Habitat truck and trailer and pickup items that are too large for donors…

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  • Baked Goods

    We have many volunteers that work hard each week and treats are greatly appreciated! You can drop baked goods off at our office at 1110 Wright Street.

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