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 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

Want to mark your calendar in advance? Use this calendar to find all upcoming events, including special volunteer opportunities, Habitat celebrations, and more!

Still have questions? Fill out our contact form.

We will redirect you our Volunteer Manager, Monique Brown.

Thank you for choosing to volunteer with us.