What volunteer opportunities are available at Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay

We have a diverse range of volunteer opportunities that contribute towards our mission. They include:

  • Helping build homes on our construction sites
  • Deconstructing home kitchens, washrooms and major appliances for donation
  • Working in our warehouses
  • Securing donations for Habitat ReStore
  • Office administration
  • At our ReStores
How old do you need to be to volunteer?

The minimum age to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay is 16 years of age.

What days and times can I volunteer? Do you have evening and weekend volunteer shifts?

Yes, we have volunteer opportunities from Monday to Sunday. We have flexible shifts that last from 4 to 8 hours. Book your shifts according to your schedule and a convenient time for you.

Is there a minimum number of hours that I am required to complete?

Not at all. We are thankful for your time, energy and passion. Most of our volunteer positions are free of a minimum time commitment. If you do require a letter confirming your volunteer hours, we request that you complete 40 volunteer hours with Habitat Thunder Bay.

Where are your volunteer opportunities located?

We have volunteer opportunities available throughout the Thunder Bay Area at our ReStore and active build sites.

What personal protective equipment am I required to bring when I volunteer at a ReStore or build site?

When you volunteer at a ReStore or build site you will need to wear CSA approved safety shoes or boots (with the green triangle). We have all of the necessary PPE available for our volunteers, as your safety is our number one priority. Please make sure to dress comfortably and are willing to get messy.

Do you take high school student volunteers?

We are pleased to assist high school students in the completion of their 40 hours of community service. The minimum age to volunteer at Habitat for humanity Thunder Bay is 16 years old.

Please note that all students are responsible for recording their hours and having their record sheet signed by the Volunteer Manager or contact
Can I complete a volunteer internship with Habitat Thunder Bay?

If you are currently completing an educational course, degree, or diploma, and are looking for a volunteer internship, contact our Volunteer Services team at community@habitattbay.com to discuss the opportunity.  

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