Volunteers make Habitat happen

Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln is still seeking individuals and organizations to join us in our fight against substandard housing in the Lincoln Nebraska area. There are many ways to get involved, and we would love to have you as a part of our team. 

Individual Volunteer Opportunities 

We offer many different and diverse volunteer opportunities, from lending your hand in all aspects of the home building process on our construction site or stocking shelves in our ReStore. If you are interested in volunteering just once or serving with us regularly, we want to hear from you. Purchase Your Own Habitat Volunteer T-Shirt


Construction Volunteer- Our most requested volunteer opportunity at Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln is construction. Volunteers assist with the completion of all stages of the home construction, including: framing, hanging drywall, roofing, and painting. No previous construction skills are required, and volunteers are supervised HFHL Staff who also teach and instruct volunteers on the duties of the day.Learn More

Additionally, after you have completed the Volunteer Application you will need to watch a short video on what to expect on a Habitat for Humanity construction site. When you have completed the video and quiz, we will receive a confirmation. 

  • Access Code: W8NAEBTG
  • Video Course Name: "Volunteering on a Habitat for Humanity Job Site"

When: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; 8 am- 3 pm (weather permitting)
Location: Varies

ReStore Volunteer- Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln’s ReStore sells donated materials to help raise revenue to support Habitat’s projects. Volunteers preform many different tasks including customer service, help cleaning donated materials, stock shelves, load and unload materials from vehicles, and ride along with our drivers to pick up donations. Learn More

When: Tuesday-Friday; 10 am-6 pm, Saturday; 9 am- 5 pm
Location: 4630 Y Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

Special Events-  Volunteers are needed various times throughout the year to assist with special events and fundraisers. A previous example would be volunteers for the Good Life Halfsy, which we have partnered with for many years.

Locations and times vary.

Lunch Provider- We are so grateful for the support we have received from area companies over these many years who have helped our homeowners fulfill the simple wish of safe, decent, and affordable housing. Through volunteer labor, management expertise, and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat Lincoln is able to provide a hand- up to those who otherwise could not afford a new home or repairs to their current residences.  Learn More

Group Volunteer Opportunities 

Looking to get a group together to volunteer? Look no further. Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln works with businesses, college organizations, and churches. If you are interested in getting a group together to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln, please fill out the group application. If any questions, please contact our volunteer department at (402) 260-3357.

Volunteer Group Request Form

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