Home repair for the needy by volunteers of all ages


Cause Areas

When

Sun Jul 15, 2018 07:30 AM - Sat Jul 21, 2018 04:30 PM

Where

1912 Old Court Road (Old Court Rd and W. Joppa Rd)Towson (base), MD 21204

About

The Baltimore County Christian Workcamp (BCCW) is in its 34th year repairing homes and assisting those in Baltimore County during one full week in July (albeit a limited amount of work is done throughout the year). The 35th one will be Monday July 16- Friday July 20, 2018. All sorts of repairs and assistance may be done, e.g.:

  • ramp building,
  • painting (inside and outside)
  • plumbing
  • gutter and downspout
  • railings
  • electrical
  • appliance replacement
  • house and yard clean-up

This is based on the workcamp model where people travel out-of-state or out-of-country to assist others; however, BCCW is based at a church west of Towson and all sites are within Baltimore County. It is a commuters' workcamp as commitments are only for a day (or more) and volunteers sleep in their own bed at night, plus it is more economical than those away from the County. Many church youth groups participate. Volunteers can attend a Sunday kick-off dinner and orientation meeting, then Monday-Friday breakfast at the host church (including packing a lunch), and dinners at different churches.

For more information, go to www.bcchristianworkcamp.org.

Skills

  • Renovation
  • Home Repair
  • Housekeeping

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • See video July 15, 2018 or on-line at website
  • Under 16 requires adult supervision

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