Youth Making a Difference

You’re never too young to get involved with Bend Habitat!

Ages 5-7

• Make a welcome basket for new Habitat homeowners and their • families
• Sing a song at the Dedication of a Habitat home
• Stock the pantry for a new Habitat homeowner family
• Make thank you cards for Habitat volunteers and donors
• Collect cans to fundraise for Bend Habitat
• Coordinate a time to volunteer at the Bend Area Habitat ReStore

Ages 7-10

• Draw or write welcoming messages on 2×4 boards before the framing of a new Habitat home
• Learn about Bend’s local environment by landscaping at a Habitat home
• Make wooden picture frames or doorstops from extra wood at a Habitat site
• Organize a birthday gift project for the children of a Habitat homeowner
• Coordinate a time to volunteer at the Bend Area Habitat ReStore

Ages 10-12

•Speak to fellow classmates about Bend Habitat with the help of Habitat staff
• Make flower boxes or storage benches out of extra wood from a Habitat site for a family.
• Build and paint window boxes for a housewarming gift to a Habitat family or use as a fundraiser
• Clear debris at a Habitat construction site
• Design a t-shirt for Habitat
• Volunteer at the Bend Area Habitat ReStore

Ages 12-14

• Learn about another country where Habitat for Humanity builds. Use your newly acquired knowledge to fundraise for Bend Habitat
• Paint doors and baseboards off site before they are installed into a Habitat home
• Make a scrapbook for a Habitat homeowner family
• Design a youth webpage for the Bend Habitat website
• Make a video or presentation about your Habitat experience to educate & encourage your friends and classmates to get involved with Habitat
• Volunteer at the Bend Habitat ReStore

Ages 15-17

•Build storage sheds for Habitat families
•Build picnic or lunch tables for the construction site
•Tutor the children of a Habitat homeowner
•Provide group babysitting for Habitat families
•Clean a Habitat home before its Dedication
•Design a youth marketing materials for the Bend Habitat
•Make a video or presentation about your Habitat experience to educate & aencourage your friends and classmates to get involved with Habitat
•Volunteer at the Bend Habitat ReStore

Habitat kids volunteer landscaping
youth volunteer construction
youth mountain high restore volunteers