Opportunity Details

Adult Education
Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+

Winter Sales Floor Facelift at Habitat ReStore (age 16+) *MLK Weekend 2019*


Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to our community: "Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The brief respite of Winter provides an excellent opportunity to freshen up our sales floor before the busy Spring season rolls in, when our donors and shoppers reemerge ready to take on new projects. We're looking to get reorganized and refreshed, with various large cleaning projects which may include the following: - Reorganizing lumber rack by type and size, disposing of unsuitable items - Reorganizing doors by type, cleaning out storage stalls - Painting of various walls and trim left unfinished from our build phase - Buffing floors and aisleways throughout store - Full front window wash - And more!

What is Habitat for Humanity ReStore? We are the affordable home improvement outlet where you'll discover something new (and used) every day! The ReStore accepts donated new and used building materials, furniture, appliances, lighting fixtures and other home goods, and we sell them in our stores to raise money for Habitat home-building projects in the Portland Metro area. In fact, this past year we took in 47,326 donations from individuals and business partners, and in the last three years we've raised enough money to build just under 40 Habitat homes in partnership with low-income families.

Our Gresham ReStore location is the newest, freshest face of the Portland Metro ReStore family, and is excited to have your helping hands!

Project Requirements:

  • You must be 16 years of age or older to attend this project

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by their parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.

  • If you plan to bring children/additional volunteers you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

  • Team Captains are only able to reserve up to 50% of the spots on any individual MLK Weekend of Service Project. Team Captains are required to provide names and email addresses for each team member (over the age of 13) in order to hold spaces on a volunteer project or they may be removed from the project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot! Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

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