Become a Core Volunteer

Be at the center of something big!

Make a long-term commitment with Habitat and become a Core Volunteer

Habitat Metro Denver Core Volunteers are critical to our work. We rely heavily on this special group of individuals who devote their time and services on a long-term basis to all Habitat. If you’re looking for a way to make a tangible impact in our community, we welcome you to join our Core Volunteer team!

There are many areas of Habitat where our Core Volunteers are vitally important, including on our construction sites, at our ReStores (watch the video below to learn more about ReStore Core Volunteers) and in our office.  Scroll down to find out more about benefits, requirements and available Core Volunteer positions.


As a Core Volunteer, you make all we do possible, and in return, you’ll reap numerous benefits:

  • Enjoy camaraderie with fellow volunteers.
  • Develop new skills.
  • Impact the lives of future homeowners.
  • Get 25% off select Habitat ReStore purchases.
  • Be invited to volunteer BBQs and recognition events.


All Core Volunteers agree to:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Complete required volunteer training.
  • Commit to volunteering 2 to 4 times per month, depending on position.
  • Support and promote Habitat’s mission in our community.

Interested in becoming a Core Volunteer?

Attend a Volunteer Orientation to learn more about our program and available positions, or email Charlotte Sorum at csorum@habitatmetrodenver.org with any questions.

Available Positions


CAPABLE Volunteer

Assist our CAPABLE team with small repairs and improvements to the homes of older adults!


Marketing Volunteer

Are you interested in marketing and social media? Help us spread the word about affordable housing in the Denver Metro Area!


Human Resources – Technical Writer

Help our HR department create standard operating procedures, training manuals, and more!

ReStore (Littleton)

Metals Recycling Volunteer

Do you like taking things apart? Check out our Metals Recycling position!

New Construction

Construction Tool Captain

Are you knowledgeable about construction tools or willing to learn? Do you like to organize and consider yourself detail-oriented? Check out our Tool Captain Position!

Restore (Denver)


Support staff in one of the four Habitat Denver ReStores.  by checking customers out on the cash register!

Restore (arvada)

Dock Assistant

Do you like lending a hand (literally)? Help customers by unloading donations and getting the items prepped for the floor!

restore (Aurora)

Floor Assistant

Do you like organizing and keeping things tidy? Do you like helping customers find the perfect item? Check out our Floor Assistant Position!


Core Construction Volunteer

Volunteer on our Construction Sites! No experience is necessary!


Core ReStore Volunteer

Work alongside Habitat future homeowners, volunteers, and staff at one of the four Habitat Denver ReStores. 

Carter Work Project Highlights

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver hosted the 2013 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project October 6th – 11th. In just five days, Habitat Metro Denver volunteers, staff, and partner families built 11 new and repaired 15 existing homes in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. A number of special guests swung hammers on the construction site, including President and Mrs. Carter, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, the Denver Broncos, and the Denver Nuggets. Local media outlets provided great coverage of the historic event. Click the links below for stories from the 2013 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

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Attend the Youth United Silent Auction

Show your support for the Habitat Metro Denver Youth Programs by attending the Youth United White-Out Auction on February 22nd!  Featured items include signed Eric Decker footballs,  Rockies tickets, Pilates Classes, and passes for the Denver Nature and Science Center. This casual event is free to attend and will be held at the Habitat Office, 3245 Eliot Street, from 3-5pm.  Proceeds from the auction will go towards funding a Habitat for Humanity house.  Please click here to RSVP or contact Ariana Kemp at akemp16@kentdenver.org for more information.

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Concordia College students spend their spring break building Habitat homes in Denver

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver hosted 15 student volunteers from Concordia College in Minnesota this week, as they spent their spring break building homes, communities, and hope in Metro Denver as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge program. All week long, this dedicated group of students has been volunteering their time and construction savvy at Habitat’s largest development in their 35-year history, a 51-unit townhome community in Northeast Denver, as well as volunteering at Habitat’s Denver and Wheat Ridge ReStore Home Improvement Outlets. Courtney Quist, a student leader from the Concordia group, expressed her enthusiasm about choosing an alternative, service-based option for her spring break, saying, “I’m most excited to learn about a new area and the people that live there.  Being able to be a part of helping a family move into a home is the best way I can imagine spending my spring break, when I

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Join Habitat Metro Denver for a Women of Faith Build Event!

Register today for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s “Women of Faith Build” on March 13th, at 9am at the Sable Ridge Townhomes (15138 E. Andrews Drive, Denver 80239). This special build day encourages women leaders in their faith communities to engage with their peers to build affordable homes in partnership with low-income families. Join leaders from across metro Denver for a day of building homes, communities, and hope! To RSVP or learn more about this special build day, please contact: jglick@habitatmetrodenver.org Joey Glick 720-496-2722 or click here for more information.

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Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are Partnering Up for ‘Hammers for Habitat’

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver and Lowe’s are partnering up with community volunteers and Habitat partner families to kick off “Hammers for Habitat” on Friday, March 21.  Our affiliate and Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers will team up with community volunteers and Habitat partner families Friday to raise the walls of a new Habitat home. By the end of the day, volunteers will have completed a fully framed home at the Lowe’s Arvada location. This event will be of 10 Habitat home builds taking place across the country to celebrate Lowe’s partnership and to introduce “Hammers for Habitat”, a nationwide volunteer drive to mobilize 100,000 new Habitat volunteers this year.  Other cities hosting these home build events include Atlanta; Baton Rouge, La.; Charlotte, N.C.; Houston; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; New York; Seattle and St. Louis. The “Hammers for Habitat” event will host activities for the entire family, including the Lowe’s

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Habitat volunteer Jim Reuteler recognized by 7News Denver as a 7Everyday Hero

We are so happy to announce that our long-time volunteer, Jim Reuteler, was recently honored with the 7 Everyday Hero award from 7News Denver.  Jim has been volunteering with Habitat Metro Denver since 2002 and is the Chair of the Speaker’s Bureau, serves on our Building on Faith Committee, is on the Clergy Advisory Council, and is member of the Loaves & Fishes coalition.  He has also volunteered with Habitat affiliates in other communities where he has lived and served as a Methodist minister for over 20 years. Jim has said, “When asked why I’m involved in Habitat, I usually answer, ‘Because I think everyone should have a decent and secure place to live, and I like to see people’s dreams fulfilled.” Jim’s story is airing on 7News this week, so be sure to tune in at one (or all!) of the following times: Thursday, March 20th at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22nd at

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Students: Join Youth United for HABtalks Advocacy Night

Currently, 1 out of 4 children in Denver are living in poverty. Many of them grow up in unsafe, unhealthy, and indecent homes. You can make a difference. If you’re a student between the ages of 12-18 and are interested in a night of discussion, learning, and advocacy about affordable housing, please join Youth United at Habitat Metro Denver for HABtalks on Friday, April 11th at 7-8:30PM. During this event, we will discuss the impact poverty plays for those living in sub-standard living conditions and hear firsthand accounts from families who have experienced these struggles and are now Habitat homeowners. Youth United is a committee of high school students who support the work of Habitat Metro Denver through volunteering, event planning, youth engagement, and advocacy. When: Friday April 11th from 7-8:30PM Where: Habitat Denver Main Office 3245 Eliot Street, Denver 80211 *To help support the construction of safe and affordable

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