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Occasionally build days may be canceled due to severe weather or unforeseeable circumstances. We make an effort to reschedule groups if possible, and appreciate your patience and flexibility!
Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties prides itself on its informal atmosphere. We hope to provide you with a relaxed place to work. This is reflected in our expectations regarding dress.
At the Habitat Ogden ReStore, there are different scenarios that require different apparel. ReStore volunteers may wear jeans with minor holes. Shorts or skirts that are higher than 3 inches above the knee IS NOT ALLOWED. Shirts and jeans must be worn and must be suited to get dirty, dusty, or ripped. Shorts that are longer than 3 inches above the knee, shorts below the knee, capris, and other jeans may be worn. However, the ReStore managers have the right to to let you know if your attire is unacceptable at the ReStore and that you may be required to change or not volunteer on this day. Closed-toe shoes are also a REQUIREMENT at our Habitat ReStore. Sandals and open-toed shoes ARE NOT ALLOWED. You are expected to not wear loose-fitting clothes that could be caught on merchandise and equipment. If you have long hair, it may be wise to tie it back or pin it up so it doesn’t get caught in equipment.
The purpose for abiding to these clothing requirements in partly due to safety reasons. As a volunteer at our Ogden ReStore, you may be required to move heavy merchandise, move fragile items, bending and moving different things, while using equipment. You are also the “face” of our Ogden ReStore. We want to give our customers a good experience, while also showcasing our professionalism.
If you have any other concerns or questions about attire at our Ogden ReStore, please contact our ReStore managers at 801-393-3287.
Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties wishes to ensure that its employees and volunteers are not injured on the job. Therefore, if you work in construction, you are expected to dress in clothes that are comfortable and do not pose a safety risk. In particular, you should NOT wear loose-fitting clothes that could be caught in equipment. If you have long hair, you should tie it back or pin it up. You MAY NOT wear jewelry or a watch while working, as this could also be caught in the equipment. You must also wear thick-soled shoes to protect your feet from sharp objects. Sandals, flip-flops, and open-toed shoes ARE NOT allowed. You must also wear safety equipment when appropriate, including hard hats, earplugs, gloves, safety glasses, and dust masks. Your supervisor will provide you with this equipment when needed.
A BRUSH WITH KINDNESS VOLUNTEERS
Our build site volunteers do many projects, including:
Must be 16 years and older to help. However, there may be specific projects we will allow younger persons to help with. If you are someone with experience in building homes, you may be referred to Rick Boman, our Construction Coordinator. with.
CORPORATE BUILD DAYS
WOMEN BUILD DAYS
If you have a group of women that wish to make a difference, please contact us. Make sure to sign up for our volunteer email list.
The goal of Women Build is to “empower women to help families build strength,
stability, and independence“.
VETERAN BUILD DAYS
We are proud to support our veterans who have served our country. Currently, one of Habitat Families is Travis Parsons, a retired and disabled veteran.
Hill Air Force Base has been a dedicated partner with
Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties. If you are military personnel and wish to help a fellow veteran with building a Habitat Home, please contact the HAFB Representative, Dan Wilson.
Home Build Sponsors include corporations, foundations, and individuals both large and small. They contribute leadership gifts of $2,500 or more to our affiliate during one fiscal year. The corporation and its employees are encouraged to volunteer with us to showcase the work that they have done.