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Volunteer Opportunities

We rely on volunteers to help us accomplish our mission. Safe and affordable housing is something everyone deserves, and our volunteers graciously offer their time and talents to make this possible for Fox Cities families.

With a variety of volunteer opportunities at Fox Cities Habitat, we’re certain there’s a role that is just right for you. No experience is needed to volunteer. We will teach you everything you need to know!

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Your Volunteer Experience

Volunteering has a transformational impact on:

  • Our vision of a world where everyone has a decent,
    safe and affordable place to live
  • The family who receives that gift of time
  • The volunteers themselves

You can expect to:

  • Learn new skills including construction, retail sales,
    office and business operations
  • Build lasting friendships with a like-minded crew
  • Experience the exhilaration and pride of hands-on
    physical work
  • See your efforts live on in a grateful family’s home
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Find the Right Fit for You

It’s important to us that you have a rewarding and meaningful volunteer experience. Please review the various volunteer roles available below to determine what’s right for you. Thank you for your interest!

Senior Crew

  • Commitment of a consistent but flexible schedule
  • Priority scheduling, extensive communication and specialized training
  • Perks include free Senior Crew clothing, name tags, social activities and more
  • Lead or follow; it’s your choice
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Rock the Block

  • Exterior home beautification projects including painting, landscaping, light construction and more
  • Part of Fox Cities Habitat’s Neighborhood
    Revitalization program
  • Offers a corporate team building opportunity


  • Work with skilled volunteers, building professionals and the future homeowner to construct a home
  • On-the-job training provided
  • No experience required
  • See available opportunities here


  • Convenient Appleton location
  • In-store opportunities: customer service, merchandiser, donation intake and cashier roles available
  • Off-site opportunities: deconstruction and donation pick up
  • Eligible for court-ordered community service hours (application and approval required)
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Construction Logistics and Warehouse

  • Transportation of trailers, tools and equipment to work sites
  • Recycling
  • Trailer restocking and organization
  • Inventory management

Administrative and Office

• Support team with mailings, marketing, volunteer recruitment, data entry and donor appreciation

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Group Opportunities

  • Great team-building volunteer opportunities
    for local organizations
  • Great opportunity for faith groups
  • Open to friends and social groups

Additional Volunteer Roles

  • Construction site host (mornings only)
  • Meal donor: prepare and serve lunch to construction crew of 10-20
  • Speakers bureau opportunities to introduce Fox Cities
    Habitat to the community
  • Education class facilitation for new Fox Cities Habitat families

“The great thing about Fox Cities Habitat is that if you’ve never volunteered before, and you show up, they’ll train you to do exactly what needs to be done. And they’ll retrain you – always with a smile.

I can mess up a hammer and a nail, and they’ll say things like, that was a defective nail. Try this one instead. And you get to come back again the next day. It’s so much fun to volunteer!” 

– Chuck and Terri Gafford

Terri and Chuck Gafford

Setting You Up for Success

If you’re interested in learning something new by volunteering in a role that’s different than anything you’ve ever done before, have no fear, we will provide the appropriate classroom and hands-on training you need to be confident in your role. Our goal is to provide you with a meaningful and rewarding volunteer experience that will change the lives of Fox Cities families.

Volunteers Make our Vision a Reality

For information on joining Senior Crew and other volunteer opportunities, contact Amy Christensen via call/text at 920-544-7856 or email at