Become a ReUse volunteer!

New volunteer?

Register for Orientation Here!

Already Oriented?

Sign up for your Volunteer Opportunity Here

Volunteer your Group Here!

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Get 20% off everything (that’s not already discounted)!

Support Local Reuse Efforts

Help us divert useful materials from the landfills, make a direct environmental impact! 

Meet Great People

Meet other creatively-minded folks and build connections with your community.

Share your knowledge

We would love to know if you have an area of expertise or a special skill


ReUse Volunteer Events

Are you passionate about reuse, zero-waste alternatives, organizing and sorting, merchandising, or cleaning? We would love to get to know you during this upcoming series of group events! Come by yourself, bring a friend along, or even a small group!  Work closely with staff and eco-minded community members to help sort, price, and display household items, clothes, and more!

Tuesdays at Ithaca ReUse Center (214 Elmira Road) from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursdays at ReDOT Warehouse (687 3rd St) from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fridays at Triphammer ReUse MegaCenter (2255 N. Triphammer Road) from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Welcome New Volunteers!

Please sign up for an orientation in the short form

We can accommodate both individual volunteers and group events!

Individual Volunteers:

All individual volunteers are required to attend an orientation, lasting approx. 40 minutes.

Group events:

Groups will have a condensed orientation during their first volunteer event and are not required to attend the orientations mentioned above.

Email us at or leave a message at 607-257-9699 x9931.

SIGN UP FOR your next VOLUNTEER SHIFT by selecting the location below:

Volunteers can sign up for shifts at Finger Lakes ReUse online for:

  • Denailing Project: assist in denailing and processing salvaged lumber for reuse
  • Materials Processor: up front in retail or in our warehouse processing donations
  • Donations Support: assist in accepting material donations
  • Administrative Support
  • Research Projects (when available – let us know in the form below that you’re interested and we’ll follow up!)
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