Swinging a hammer is not a requirement for serving at Habitat for Humanity. We welcome people from all walks of life to join us in our mission to make affordable housing a reality for hard-working families in our community. Whatever your experience, stage of life, skill-set, or passion, there is a place for you here.
| Monday Aug 3rd - Pickups
Tuesday Aug 4th - Pickups
Wednesday, Aug 5th - Pickups
Thursday, Aug 6th - Pickups
Friday, Aug 7th - Pickups
This is what I have in the works for the next couple weeks
Boat house salvage in Brainerd didn't happen, waiting for permit to come then we can salvage. Possibly next week
Bigger salvage in Pine River possibly next week too and if not then week of Aug 10th(beside the 2 I have listed below)
Week of Aug 10 - 2 salvages in Crosslake
Week of Aug 17th - 1 in Baxter, 1 in Crosslake
|If you are able to help with any of the construction projects, contact Karen Skarolid:|
|Please let me know what day(s) you are available and I'll get you on the schedule.
Read on to learn about our opportunities. Our current construction projects are listed at the bottom of this page. Scroll on down!
STEPS TO GET INVOLVED
- Read our volunteer opportunities below and decide what interests you.
- Tell us! Fill out our volunteer form.
- We will connect with you promptly and set up an orientation.
- Questions? Contact our volunteer coordinator at 218-828-8517.
If you would like to volunteer with Construction, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
If you would like to volunteer in the ReStore, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
If you would like to volunteer with Special Events, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza -Come volunteer the day of the event and help raise funds for Habitat. The more volunteers we have, the more money we can raise. The event generally takes place the 3rd weekend in January.
If you would like to volunteer to help with the Jaycees Extravaganza, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
Earth Day Each year we celebrate Earth Day at the ReStore with special sales and a one-stop donation drop, where we partner with other area non-profits. The event takes place the Saturday after Earth Day. We can use help coordinating! Planning generally starts in February.
If you would like to volunteer to help with Earth Day, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
Annual Dinner/Auction The annual Dinner/Auction is our largest fundraiser for the affiliate. We need help with planning from start to finish, including acquiring sponsors and auction items. The event generally takes place the 2nd week in June. The committee meets monthly starting in December.
If you would like to volunteer with the Dinner Committee, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
Site Blessings/Home Dedications Help us get the word out as we kick off a new build for a Site Blessing and again gather people when we complete the build for a Home Dedication.
If you would like to volunteer with Site Blessings/Home Dedications, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator)
If you would like to apply to volunteer on any of these committees, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator) 218-828-8517 Family Selection Land Development Personnel Finance
PURPOSE: Carry out the Board's vision by identifying families in need of decent, affordable housing. Develop the processes and policies for selecting those who best meet the criterion in the policies.
PURPOSE: To target the area or areas of the community or communities in which the projects of the Affiliate will be built and investigate the availability of property. The committee works with the Building Committee and administrator to evaluate the Suitability of the potential sites prior to acquisition. Makes recommendations to the Board regarding site acquisitions.
PURPOSE: To establish a solid plan for consistent, regular sources of income to operate a financially sound organization and to fund all of its programs and expenses.
PURPOSE: To guide the personnel decisions of the affiliate.
PURPOSE: Coordinate all financial and accounting aspects of the affiliate. Provide accurate and useful financial information to the Board of Directors to facilitate effective decision-making.
If you would like to apply to volunteer on any of these committees, please contact Karen Skarolid (Volunteer Coordinator) 218-828-8517