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Volunteering for Events

Volunteering with Habitat doesn’t mean just building on a construction site. Flower City Habitat holds several events each year to raise the necessary funds to build homes and to thank the many people who support our mission.

The success of each event is dependent upon the teams of volunteers that organize, plan and implement them. We couldn't continue to have such accomplished events without the help of our passionate volunteers.

Roc Properties

We're looking for some volunteers to help us with our largest fundraising event, Roc Properties. The event is on Friday, March 11th, 2016 with volunteers needing to arrive by 4:30pm.

All volunteers MUST attend the following:

Event Orientation (Choose one)
Tuesday, February 23 at Noon
Wednesday, February 24 at 5:30pm

Team Training
(Date will depend on volunteer role)

Monday, March 7 at 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30pm

If you would like to help us with Roc Properties - please contact Teresa Bianchi by email or (585) 546-1470.

Night-of Volunteers

Roles will be split amongst the various activities that will be going on during the event. Roles include: auction volunteers, table captains, greeters, runners, game leaders, and other roles.

Volunteer Captain

Responsible for renewing, recruiting, scheduling and training 45+ event volunteers to assist in night-of activities. Will work with individual captains to assign appropriate event volunteer to specific areas, help create training sessions, and assist captains with volunteer management the night-of.

Registration Captain

Responsible for receiving and entering all guest and sponsor registrations into the event software in preparation for Check in/Check out team. Assigns bidder numbers and table numbers and manages all guest communications both prior to and at the event.

Game Captain

Responsible for creating and implementing game themed activities; for overseeing game/activity night-of (or recruit and train a volunteer to man the game all night); and managing any volunteers assigned to games/activities night-of (includes all sponsored games, monopoly themed activities and community chest)

Facilities Chair

Point of contact for facilities teams, works with FCHH staff to make sure behind-the-scenes needs are met both pre-event and night-of.

Building Team

Builds any needed pieces for event. Past projects have included: easels for signage, sign hangers, jail, community chest, etc.

Set-up Team

Helps load trucks a FCHH and unload at event space (10 am – 3pm) and assist captains in setting up individual areas prior to event. Members of this group must be able to carry heavy items and use ladders.

Tear-down Team

Arrive at event space half-hour before event end (9:30 – 11 pm) to help tear down event space, load trucks and carry auction items to guests cars. Stays until event space is completely cleared. Members of this group must be able to carry heavy items and use ladders.



Flower City Habitat for Humanity
755 Culver Road | Rochester, NY 14609
Tel: 585.546.1470 | Fax: 585.546.1549