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Getting Started

There's a volunteer opportunity for everyone at Skagit Habitat for Humanity!

Homes + Community + Hope + You

Skagit Habitat for Humanity volunteers are the foundation of our mission. Thanks to your dedication and hard work, we can offer families in Skagit County the opportunity to achieve the dream of affordable homeownership. No matter what volunteer opportunity you choose, you'll be making a tangible difference in the lives of families in need of affordable housing in Skagit County. 


How to become a volunteer:

1. Submit an inquiry.

2. Complete a federal background check (Skagit Habitat will cover the fee). You will receive an email with a release authorization after you submit an inquiry. 

3. Upon successfully passing the background check, all volunteers are required to attend the New Volunteer Orientation, where you will:
   - Learn about our organization
   - Take a site tour
   - Meet your supervisor
   - Receive scheduling instructions
   - Complete relevant training for your position

Get started here:

Looking to volunteer as a group?

Looking for volunteer opportunities for your employees, team, club, or group? Fill out our group intake form, and we'll connect you with available opportunities!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need experience to volunteer?

    Nope! No experience is required for any of our volunteer opportunities. Although, construction site knowledge and skills are always a plus!

  • What is the minimum age to volunteer?

    You must be at least 16 to volunteer in the store and 18 to volunteer on the construction site.

  • Can I volunteer as a group?

    Yes! We have a variety of group volunteer opportunities. Get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator ( to discuss options and get started! Or, fill out our group interest form.

  • Do you have virtual volunteer opportunities?

    We welcome virtual volunteers with professional experience who would like to donate their time and expertise. Submit a volunteer inquiry to get started!

  • What days can I volunteer?

    We offer 2-hour volunteer shifts at the store Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Once you set up your volunteer profile, you can see and sign up for open shifts on Volgistics, our volunteer scheduling software. Submit a volunteer inquiry to get started.

  • Can I satisfy court-ordered community service hours?

    Yes! Please note that it takes 1-2 weeks to fully onboard you as a volunteer for any of our volunteer opportunities.

  • Skagit Habitat for Humanity
    Skagit Habitat for Humanity

    1022 Riverside Drive
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273


    Store Hours:
    Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday 9:00am - 4:00 pm

    Holiday Closures:
    New Year's Eve & Day, President's Day,
    Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day,
    Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving (Nov 23 & 24),
    Christmas Eve & Day