Construction Volunteers

Participate in home construction, assist on the build site and work alongside our homebuyers, staff and other community volunteers. Help HabiJax build and renovate high-quality, affordable housing to create safe and sustainable homes for our families!

Location: Varies by day

Days: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Time: 8am – 3pm (see breakdown of typical schedule below)

  • No drugs or alcohol at a work site.
  • Volunteers under 18 years of age MUST bring a waiver of liability that has been signed by their parent/guardian with them to the morning registration.
  • Volunteers are asked to not park in front of anyone’s driveway or mailbox.
  • There will be a one-hour lunch break from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Please bring a lunch with you or plan to go off-site during that time. Lunch is not provided by HabiJax.
  • Construction locations, workdays and assignments are subject to change due to the unpredictable nature of volunteer construction work. Your patience and cooperation is appreciated so that we can ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all.
Man in a hardhat, volunteer, uses a stapler to attach wrap to a house

For court-ordered community service,
visit this page and apply BEFORE signing up.

Typical Day Breakdown

Core Volunteers

Ongoing and skilled positions

The Habiholics are go-to volunteers at HabiJax! Helping to complete specialized tasks, they are an invaluable asset to the organization.


  • Desire to serve the Jacksonville community
  • Works well with others
  • Available to volunteer on most Wednesdays or most Fridays

Flexible Schedule

  • Wednesday mornings, 7:00am-11:30am
  • Friday mornings, 7:00am-11:30am


Court-ordered volunteers will not be able to register for volunteer hours with HabiJax without prior approval.