Become a Habitat ReStore Volunteer!

“Since becoming a Habitat ReStore volunteer, I find myself more productive at work, more joyous at play, and am amazed that I am part of a group of cool people so generously dedicated to helping others.” — Peter Schofer

The Habitat ReStore could not exist without the help of volunteers. Your efforts help Habitat for Humanity of Dane County make a difference in the lives of 249 families!

Click Here to APPLY NOW!
If you prefer you can also fill out a paper application at the store.  If you would like to talk to someone directly, please call Emily at 608/661-2813.

General Volunteer Opportunities
We have an ongoing need for volunteers for regular weekly shifts Tuesday through Saturday, in the following areas:

Warehouse Volunteers

  • Prepare, stock, and display donated materials
  • Price materials
  • Assist customers in loading purchases and unloading donations
  • Work with sales crew and with pick-up staff as needed


  • Greet customers and answer phones
  • Respond to customer questions and provided assistance as needed
  • Operate cash register

Sales Volunteers

  • Greet customers
  • Assist customers in locating and loading materials
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff to keep shelves stocked

Pickup Volunteers

  • Collect donations throughout the community
  • Quality control responsibility
  • Load, secure, transport, and unload donations
  • Maintain loading area
  • Maintain vehicles (preventive)

Deconstruction Volunteers

  • Salvage reusable materials including wood flooring, cabinets, doors, etc.
  • Load and unload truck

* Please note that deconstruction volunteers are scheduled on an as-needed basis. All tools and training are provided

Group Volunteer Opportunities Click Here to Learn More!

For more information, read So You Want to be a Deconstruction Volunteer.

Click here for Safety Training for Habitat ReStore Volunteers

For more information about volunteering at the Habitat ReStore, contact Emily at 661-2813 ReStore East or email

Want to meet some of our volunteers? CLICK HERE to check out our Volunteer Spotlight Page.

Interested in Habitat Young Professionals? Click Here