Restore volunteer opportunities

We need volunteers like you who want to make a difference and join our wonderful team at the ReStore.

Not only will you be doing a great community service (without needing a hammer!), you’ll become part of the ReStore family.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.  Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have a parent or guardian sign a waiver.

Want to learn more? Take a look at the opportunities below, then click on a position you find interesting. You can also sign up for a volunteer shift on our website.  Be sure to read about our current volunteers who come in each week.

Regular Volunteering

ReStore Regular Volunteers get to choose the job and schedule they want. Our friendly crew of Regular Volunteers receive invitations to Habitat Greater San Francisco and ReStore events, take part in our milestone program, share their knowledge and learn new skills. If you want to be a Regular Volunteer,sign up and learn more about the program.

Regular Volunteers help out one 3-4 hour weekly shift for at least 3 months. See Volunteer Positions below for a description of each positions.

Volunteer Positions

All positions are Tuesday – Sunday with shifts from 10am- 1:30 pm and/or 1:30 pm-5:30 pm


Movers and Groovers

Greet and interact with shoppers in a friendly and helpful manner, assist in loading purchases from the store to our shoppers' vehicles and help keep the store area safe and tidy.

Mr./Ms. Fix It >

These volunteers are problem solvers and good with tools. They maintain our warehouse equipment, including forklift, box truck, pallet jacks, dollies, hand carts etc., and help repair and refinish furniture and cabinets. This volunteer position will also help us build shelving and displays for our wide selection of ever-changing inventory. Basic woodworking ability and familiarity with tools is required. If you have a special skill you would like to share with ReStore, please contact Sally Martinez at or (650) 847 - 4000.


Donations Receiving Volunteer >

These volunteers work in our receiving area and accept donations from drop-off donors. They greet and interact with donors in a friendly and helpful manner, assist in loading and unloading donations or purchases from our truck or donors' vehicles, clean and sort incoming donations, and help keep the receiving area safe and tidy. 


Cashiers >

Greet and interact with customers in a friendly and helpful manner, operate the cash register, answer phone calls, respond to customer questions, and promote and maintain a safe, clean work environment. They also invite customers to sign-up for our e-newsletters.


Office and Web Volunteer >

The Office and Web volunteers assist with a variety of administrative tasks: taking calls, updating databases, organizing office files, and maintaining office equipment. They also support our online storefronts by photographing and posting new merchandise.


Department Lead >

These volunteers assume leadership roles for one or more of our departments: cabinets, bath, tools, flooring, doors, windows, home decor, dining, furniture or appliances. They share their knowledge and advice with customers, staff and other volunteers.


Merchandisers >

These volunteers have an eye for retail. They create visually attractive displays and vignettes throughout the store, ensuring a fun and pleasant shopping experience. Merchandisers are essential to helping the ReStore sell more product and raise more funds for Habitat homes.


One Day At A Time

You can volunteer for a single morning or all-day shift anytime. Just pick a shift below that will work for you. Tasks include helping us sort, process and clean incoming donations.  

One morning 3-4 hour shift, Tuesday-Sunday

All-day shift 7 hour shift, Tuesday-Sunday



Tuesday-Sunday (10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) ReStore Volunteer


Volunteer Sign-in

Not a registered volunteer yet?


We love volunteer groups! Pull together your friends, family or coworkers and have fun making a difference together. To schedule a group volunteer day at the ReStore, please fill out our Group interest form




If you have any questions about volunteering at the ReStore, contact:

Sally Martinez
Volunteer Coordinator