Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

Where do I go to volunteer?

The address for the work party should be given to you when you sign up to volunteer. If you need directions or have any questions, please call our office at 360.715.9170 or email us at volunteer@hfhwhatcom.org.

When should I arrive?

We typically build on Saturdays. The work day begins with a brief devotional and a training session at 8:30 a.m. and finishes around 3:30 or 4 p.m. Please arrive by or before 8:30, as we need to check volunteers in, explain the work to be done, and discuss safety issues.

What should I wear?

Dress appropriately for the weather and the work being done. Wear long pants and other clothing that fits well and that you don’t mind damaging or getting dirty. We advise dressing in layers. Wear work boots, hiking boots, or sturdy tennis shoes. Please do not wear sandals, flip-flops, or any kind of open toed shoes.

Do I need construction experience?

Absolutely not! We welcome all volunteers whether they have lots of experience or none at all. All construction work is supervised by a professional construction manager. Staff and crew leaders are on hand to explain and oversee each step, ensure work is being done correctly and safely, answer questions, and help volunteers have a productive …

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