Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie and Area (HFHSSMA) is a community based non-profit organization that relies on our volunteers daily to help us carry out our vision of providing safe, decent and affordable housing to hardworking families in our community. We could not do what we do without the generous commitment of our many volunteers.

There are several opportunities to volunteer with HFHSSMA including at our ReStore, on our builds, in the Affiliate office, joining a committee or our Board of Directors.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with HFHSSMA, there are just a few things we need to get you started! Please complete a Volunteer Application found below. All applications can be submitted through the Online Volunteer Application link below, through email to melissa@habitatsault.ca or printed, filled out and brought into the ReStore. For more information about volunteering with HFHSSMA please contact Melissa Jones, Office & Volunteer Administrator. (705) 941-9646 x224

We look forward to working together to make a stronger, healthier and happier community! Building Homes. Building Hope.



  • All individuals and groups welcome. 
  • All skill levels are welcome. Beginners to trades people. 
  • All safety equipment other than work boots are provided by Habitat for Humanity.
  • Our minimum commitment is 40 hours.
  • ReStore hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 pm Saturday. Closed on Sundays.

You need to know

Volunteers must have the following abilities to work on our construction site or in our ReStore:

  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and apply new skills to different situations.
  • Follow the instructions of our Site Supervisor independently.
  • Ability to climb stairs comfortably. 
  • Adequate vision to do detailed work. 
  • Use of conversational English.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 15 pounds.

Where we're building

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie is currently recruiting volunteers across Sault Ste. Marie and Area for the 2015 Build! We are currently building on the corner of Cedar Street and Birch Street. 

We also have exciting volunteer opportunities available in our ReStore, our retail outlet that sell new and gently-used building materials and home improvement items to fund Habitat's administration costs.