Nevada County Habitat is Looking for Great Volunteers!

Here at Habitat, the work we do isn’t limited to the construction site.  While our build volunteers make up a large and critical part of the team, there are many other ways to serve based on your interests and skills.
We are honored to recognize the following extraordinary volunteers with our 2018 Habitat Awards!

Volunteers of the Year
Lissa Luckinbill
Louise Carter

Construction Volunteers of the Year
Barry Hundemer
Carl Wiggins
Cliff Molaro

ReStore Volunteer of the Year
Elwin Shaffer

Impact Award
Alan Gaines

The Rock Award
Tim & Janie Ackerman

Sustainability Award
Terry Lowell

Volunteer Job Opportunities



Have fun, give back to the community, and meet lots of interesting folks.  ReStore volunteers are a very friendly bunch, must be “people people”, and have a desire to solve problems.  Report to the Store Manager and usually works in 4-hour shifts. 

  • Customer Service and Cashiering
  • Receiving and Organizing Donations
  • Pricing, Stocking, and Organizing Sales Floor
  • Special projects

No experience is necessary, just a willingness to work and be a part of Habitat's mission. We are looking for volunteers who can work somewhat regular, but flexible, hours - either one or two days per week. Our regular and consistent volunteers receive a significant discount as a thank you for joining our staff and helping us make a difference in our community (some restrictions apply).  Our ReStore is open from Tuesday to Saturday 9am-6pm

You can fill out the ReStore Volunteer Form at the bottom of the page and submit it.   Thank you!



  • Help on the work site on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays from about 7:45am – 12:30pm:
  • Set up water jugs, coffee pots & goodies for morning break
  • Keep track of supplies (sodas, paper products, cups, etc) & restock as needed
  • Set up wash station and lunch supplies
  • Help clean up after lunch

Nevada County Habitat


  • Help in the Habitat office on weekdays:
  • Answer the phone
  • Check e-mail
  • Help with copying, filing, mailings and general office task

Download a Volunteer Interest Form and mail, fax, or email it to our office, information located on our Contact page.
Or for more information, send an email to



BOARD DEVELOPMENT:  Recruits and provides orientation for new Board members.

BUILDING:   Leads the construction activities using volunteer and professional resources, including landscaping.  

FUND DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS:  Leads development efforts:  fundraising and financial support.

HOMEOWNER SELECTION:  Leads homeowner qualification and selection process: outreach, informational sessions, application verification, interviews and selection. 

HOMEOWNER SUPPORT:  Provides on-going support and mentoring for homeowners.

FINANCE:  Directs and oversees the financial operation of the Habitat organization.

RESTORE COMMITTEE:  Provides guidance and expertise to ReStore Retail operation. 

SITE SELECTION:  Seeks Suitable sites for future Habitat homes.


Interested in helping at the Restore? 

Fill out and submit the form below:

Name *
Volunteer Availability Information *
Days I would like to work. Please check all that apply:
My preferred shift. (You can check more than one):
Are there specific tasks you want to be involved with or other information you want to share? Please type below:
Approximately how many volunteer hours per month are you looking for? If you are not sure, you can leave blank.