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The Greece Churches Coalition and Flower City Habitat for Humanity are building our 8th home together!

#1 - 40 Love Street (1999)
#2 - 27 Rauber Street (2002-2003)
#3 - 172 Fulton Avenue (2006)
#4 - 356 Campbell Street (2010)
#5 - 83 Eddy Street (2012-2013)
#6 - 87 Orange Street (2015)
#7 - 126 Holworthy Street (2019)
#8 - 486 Garson Avenue (2022)

New volunteer dates open on a rolling basis, so check back for more opportunities to build! You can click the volunteer button to preview shifts before confirming your selection. Once you have created a free account with Giveffect (required to volunteer), we recommend signing in first to make signing up for additional dates easier.

Construction FAQs:

To volunteer, click the button on the right, register, and choose your work days. This schedule is updated every 1-2 weeks, so please check back for additional volunteering opportunities! If you'd like to reserve a day for a group, please email kbraley@rochesterhabitat.org for additional availability.

Construction Volunteering FAQs:
• Please bring work gloves, a packed lunch, and water. We work from 9am to 4pm and ask that you stay the entire shift and arrive 15 minutes early.
• We work year-round as long as conditions are safe. For issues of inclement weather, our construction sites will close when the Rochester City School District has also closed.
• Upon arriving, please sign-in! Signing in is necessary to be covered by our secondary insurance, to confirm volunteer hours, and for us to send you a thank you!
• No skills needed, our construction team are trained professionals who will walk you through your assigned tasks while volunteering.

• Dress for the weather, plan to work outside, and expect to get dirty! Please bring work gloves.
• We recommend hard-soled work shoes or hiking boots, old work clothes, work gloves, and dressing in layers.
• Also recommended: hat or sunscreen for hot weather, hand sanitizer or baby wipes for lunch.
• No halters tops. No sandals or flip flops.
• Avoid wearing jewelry.
• Place valuables in a locked trunk/out of sight, or carried in a waist pouch.

Amenities on Site:
• We provide all tools and safety equipment; but if you have your favorites, you can bring them.
• Portable toilet.
• Parking: on street parking is available on surrounding neighborhood streets.

Additional Information:
• Construction volunteers must be at least 16 years old. 16 and 17 year old volunteers must have a parent or guardian's consent: Youth Permission Form is here.
• Youth Permission form can be filled out and brought out on the build day, or sent to our office before the build day (contact info below).
• By volunteering with us, you acknowledge that we carry secondary insurance. This means that in the case of an accident or injury, your insurance is primary, and our insurance will generally cover any additional costs.
• By volunteering with us, you consent to the use of any photos or video taken during your volunteering for public promotion of Flower City Habitat for Humanity and our mission.

Additional questions? Email volunteering@rochesterhabitat.org

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 486 Garson Avenue
  • Rochester, NY 14609
  • USA
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In Support of Greater Rochester Habitat for Humanity
People in our community, and all over the world, partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.