Volunteers wanted!

Engaging and retaining volunteers is vital to the success of Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island. Our volunteers enable us to better support our mission of providing affordable homeownership to the communities we serve. Volunteering on the Habitat build site, in the ReStore, in the ReFresh or the Warehouse, is a rewarding experience that everyone will enjoy. It’s also a great chance to give back to the community, make friends, have fun and receive on the job training for all work undertaken!

To volunteer with Habitat, sign up on our online portal, wait for your application to be approved, and start signing up for shifts!

If you are really interested in starting with us, you can FAST TRACK your application process by reviewing the 3 resources below as they are required before your first Orientation shift:

 

Here they are for your reference:

  1. https://youtu.be/24VlBClwLCg

2. https://youtu.be/pHxJ9BIDrRo

3. Volunteer handbook 2021_FINAL

 

If you have any questions about the process of signing up or any other volunteering related question, please contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteercoordinator@habitatmvi.org

HFHMVI Volunteer Opportunities Brochure 2021_FINAL

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Student Volunteer Program

Habitat for Humanity has recently launched a 40 hour volunteer program for high school students looking to complete their volunteer requirement.

View the information sheet below for more information on the program. If you would like to apply to be part of the program please fill in both the forms below and return them in person to the ReStore in which you are interested in volunteering – Nanaimo or Duncan.

Youth ReStore Volunteer Program

ReStore Volunteer Application Form

Student volunteer program additional information

Build Site Opportunities

Requirements:

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • Safety shoes required

Duties Include:

  • Construction
  • Carpentry
  • Painting

ReStore Opportunities

Duties Include:

  • Retail sales
  • Refurbishing materials
  • Stocking shelves
  • Assembling products
  • Collection and deliverables