Volunteers are the backbone of Habitat for Humanity.

Volunteering with Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity has a direct impact on our community. Whether you would like to build with us, you are a professional who would like to use your skills to support our mission, you have court-ordered community service hours to fulfill, or you just want make a difference in the Rockford area, we welcome you to volunteer with us. You will enjoy a rewarding and valuable experience, while meeting new people, networking, and learning new skills.

Volunteer Opportunities

Rockford ReStore

(a building supply reuse and surplus center)

Assist with ReStore tasks & projects | Process Donations | Provide Customer Service


Volunteer on construction site and help build a local family’s home. You can volunteer as an individual or as a group. Construction experience is helpful and valued, but not required to volunteer with us.

Lunch Donation

Groups, individuals, churches, and local businesses donate lunches for our Saturday construction volunteers, as a way to thank them for their support during our build season.

Learn more about donating lunch below:

Complete Community Service Hours

You can complete court-ordered community service hours at the ReStore. Please complete a 2023 Volunteer Waiver and schedule a Volunteer Orientation at Volunteer@rockfordhabitat.org or (815) 636-4573.

Professional Services

Serve as a Professional Services Volunteer!

Including, but not limited to:

Electricians | Plumbers | Roofers | Drywallers | Painters | Landscapers | Carpenters | Truck Drivers | Board Members | Committee Members | Legal Counsel | Accountants | Marketing & PR

Still have questions? Fill out our contact form.

We will redirect you to our Volunteer Manager, Dawn Witz.

Thank you for choosing to volunteer with us.