Learn more about what we do.

Volunteer with Habitat Idaho Falls

If you have any questions, email us at [email protected] or call us at (208) 528-0298.


• Site prep, finish concrete, lay the foundation, landscaping, painting, carpet, framing, truss and roofing, siding, vinyl, taping, trim, drywall, texturing, interior walls, doors and windows, interior doors, and cabinets.
• Tuesday – Saturday
• 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
*An orientation training will be required before most construction site work.



• Data entry, filing, and other office projects.
• Weekdays
• Flexible hours
• There are also opportunities to volunteer on a committee, and help out at community outreach booths, at events, or with fundraising.



• Customer Service, donation processing, inventory, stocking, pricing, repairs, and clean-up.
• Tuesday - Saturday
See ReStore hours
• Minimum 4-hour shift (We allow community service but, you will need to bring a sheet for hours tracking).

*You can also donate goods to the Restore. Learn more.


What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.

 - Aristotle

Volunteer FAQ

How can I help?

• Work on a construction team - Current opportunities are Tuesday – Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The activities of the day can vary and may include painting, framing, roofing, landscaping, and more. No previous construction experience is required!
• Donate lunch for workers and volunteers at a build site.
• Work at our Restore. We are open Monday - Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ReStore volunteers greet customers, clean and test products, organize, and load and unload donations.
• Volunteer at our main office Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This position could include data entry, filing, and other office projects.
• Volunteer on an Idaho Falls Habitat committee.
• Donate construction materials, appliances, or home goods to the R
• Help at a community outreach booth.
• Sponsor an event, fundraiser, or home build.
• Support Habitat events and fundraisers.
Donate through our website to help Habitat continue to build homes.
• Advocate for affordable housing in the Idaho Falls area.
*Email us at [email protected] for more information and to sign up for any of these opportunities.

Do I need experience to volunteer? What can I expect on a volunteer site?

You do not! We have trained staff and volunteers to help you through the many different tasks at the build site and in the ReStore. There will always be training and supervision available. We know you want to be as prepared and safe as possible, so we provide safety training classes you will need to complete before you volunteer. Here is a great video to watch to get you started: Safety Basics Video.

I want to teach my children to give back. Can I bring them to the site with me?

While we love our little builders, if a volunteer is under the age of 18 we need to assess the task and the age, and make sure we have enough supervision to be safe. They can also help out in the ReStore. There is a separate waiver to be signed by a parent/guardian for those those under 18. Please email us at [email protected], or call us at (208) 528-0298 with questions. All builders can watch this video to learn more about safety and what to expect at the build site: Safety Basics Video.

What do I wear?

Please follow the guidelines below for appropriate volunteer attire, so you can have the safest experience possible.
• Closed toe and closed heel shoes
• Jeans or long pants - no shorts
• No tank tops
• The work can often be messy. Wear clothing you don't mind getting dirt or paint on.

Should I bring anything with me?

You are not required to bring anything with you to volunteer at a build site, but you may want to bring:
• Bottled water - we will have some water onsite
• Snacks - if desired
• Sunscreen - highly recommended
• Hats - optional

Do I need to bring my own tools?

If you have tools you prefer to use, you are more than welcome to bring those to the site with you. However, Habitat does provide all necessary tools and instructions onsite.

Can groups volunteer at the construction site or in the ReStore?

Yes, groups can volunteer in both areas. Please email [email protected] for information.

Can I complete court-ordered community service hours with Habitat?

Yes, you can! Please email [email protected] and we will get you on the calendar.

Office Address

PO Box 51055
Idaho Falls, ID




[email protected]