Volunteer at ReStore
Give your time so local families have an opportunity to build their own futures with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio.
Why Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity ReStore?
Volunteering at Habitat for Humanity ReStore is one easy way you can get started with the process of helping local families realize their dream of homeownership. ReStore is an integral part of Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio’s building and restoration processes. As you give your time and effort to ReStore, more and more resources are available to put toward preparing the homes of Habitat partner families. That’s a big reason we rely on volunteers to power ReStore, but there are many reasons to serve in this way:
Meet new people.
Join our crew for work and fun! Volunteering is a great way to build friendships and community.
It's completely flexible.
Come once a week, once a month, or anytime that fits your schedule. We work around your schedule.
Help Habitat for Humanity.
By doing jobs that paid staff normally do, ReStore can devote more resources toward build homes with Habitat.
There’s Something for Everyone
There are many opportunities to serve at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and we would love to partner with you in an effort to eliminate sub-standard housing in our east central Ohio communities. Take a look at some of the volunteer options that are available:
ReStore can accommodate groups of up to ten people. Volunteer dates must be scheduled in advance. This is a great team-building activity for people in your work place, place of worship, and civic group. It’s a great way to give back to the community!
The donations assistant works on the loading dock accepting donations directly from drop-off donors. The merchandise is then cleaned and taken to the sales floor.
Arrange merchandise displays in creative ways so that they are attractive to shoppers.
Mr./Mrs. Fix-It (Item Repair)
We’re always looking for people to repair or touch-up furniture and other items that are slightly damaged.
Front Desk Assistants
Help bag items, assist customers with checkout, and help with paperwork
Assist customers by helping them find items in the store, measure items if necessary, and carry items to their vehicles.
ReStore recycles all types of metal and cardboard. We need knowledgeable people to help sort these materials for efficient recycling efforts.
Creative people who can reupholster, restore, and/or remake items into something else.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I wear to volunteer at the ReStore?
I’ll be there all day, do you provide lunch?
I would love to get my family more involved. Can I bring my kids along with me?
Can I bring a group along?
How does my time help Habitat for Humanity?
Every task a volunteer does replaces the time of a paid staff. This means that you are keeping our overhead cost down and allowing us to direct even more of our proceeds to Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio.
I have a special skill that I think would be helpful to Habitat, but I don’t see a category anywhere under the Volunteer Opportunities. How can I help using that skill?
Ready to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity ReStore?
Send us a message and let us connect you with an opportunity to invest in hard-working local families with ReStore and Habitat for Humanity.
Give your unwanted home goods and building supplies a new life at Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Proceeds from your donations help Habitat for Humanity build and renovate homes with hard-working local families in need.
Shop for new and gently used furniture, appliances, building supplies, and home décor at Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Canton, Ohio's favorite thrift store. We've got a unique inventory of items you won't find anywhere else.
By volunteering, you'll help Habitat for Humanity dedicate more resources to building homes with local families in need. There are many opportunities for you, your family, your church, or your organization to volunteer at ReStore.
Our Vision and Mission
As a part of Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, Habitat for Humanity ReStore believes in a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Learn more and build with us at HabitatECO.org.
© 2017 Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio. Located in Canton, Ohio. Serving Stark, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Jefferson counties in east central Ohio.
As a part of Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a tax-exempt 501c(3) nonprofit organization. Your donations are tax-deductible as allowed. Our mailing address is 1400 Raff Road SW, Suite B, Canton, Ohio 44710.