Meet the Moreda Family

We are excited to welcome new homeowners to the Habitat family, meet the Moredas! Originally from Ethiopia, Mesfin came to the United States in 2005 to seek better education and lifestyle opportunities. He first arrived in Washington DC and stayed there for seven months. Not comfortable with the extreme weather fluctuations of the east coast, […]

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ian Hinze

One of our newest AmeriCorps members hails from Decatur, Georgia – a suburb of Atlanta. Ian spent a few years attending Berry College there in Georgia but decided to take some time off to volunteer and figure out what he wants to do with the rest of his life. He was drawn to the idea […]

Store Manager Wanted

Position Title: Store Manager Reports To: Director of Retail Stores The Store Manager generates revenue, meet budgets and maintains profitability objectives in support of Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County operations through the acquisition, management, and marketing of Store products. The Store Manager implements and drives programs for donation of home furnishings and improvement materials, provides […]

Assistant Store Manager

Position Title: Assistant Store Manager Reports To: Store Manager Summary: The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the overall day-to-day operations of the Habitat Store including, but not limited to, store merchandising, product placement, shipping and receiving, merchandise pickups, safety program, Volunteer management, marketing and supervision of staff. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: In partnership with […]

Repair Site Manager Wanted

Position Title: Repair Site Manager Reports To: Repair Program Manager Supervises: Construction AmeriCorps, volunteers Classification: F/T, Exempt Payscale: $40K-$55K with benefits At Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County (Habitat SKC) our vision is that everyone has a decent, affordable place to live. Habitat SKC’s Repair Program is growing and seeks to hire a skilled and motivated […]

Help Us Build Hope

Mark your calendars for Habitat’s Beyond the Build luncheon on Friday, April 3, at the Washington State Convention Center. Even better, become a table captain or corporate sponsor and help lead the way. This annual event represents almost one quarter of the funds we need to accomplish our mission and always inspires and transforms those […]

20th Garage Sale for Habitat

Twenty years ago, members of Faith Church in Issaquah organized a garage sale benefiting Habitat for Humanity. Several people at the small congregation had been swinging hammers at Habitat builds on a regular basis. And they wanted to do more. That first year, the two-day garage sale in late September raised about $5,000, that helped […]

A Home Shouldn’t Cost Half Your Paycheck

According to a new report from, Washington is one of the least affordable places to live in the United States, ranking us the sixth-worst in the country. Someone who is making the state median wage of $46,100 has to work almost two full weeks in order to afford a one-bedroom apartment. For these Washingtonians, some […]

Lowe’s Repairs – Age in Place

A fantastic group of volunteers from Lowe’s turned out for a productive day of repairs in late September, helping senior homeowners with critical home repairs as part of Lowe’s Home Improvement’s Aging in Place program. The #lowesheroes team quickly got to work and replaced siding on four homes that day. One homeowner, Maria, who moved into […]

GivingTuesday on Dec 3rd

Mark your calendar for GivingTuesday, taking place December 3rd – a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage giving and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Every year, on GivingTuesday, millions of people across the globe mobilize to show up, give back, and change their communities. The goal is to […]