Habitat for Humanity Construction Volunteer


(42.0875,-76.8399)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

161 High StreetElmira, NY 14905
You Can Own a Home

About

Have fun and make new friends while helping to provide your less fortunate neigbors with safe and affordable housing!

Title: Construction Volunteer

Goal: Assist families in the building and repairing of their homes*

Reports to: Construction Manager

Time Required:

Approximate hours: 9:00 am- 2:00 pm each work day (Tuesdays and Saturdays)

Length of Commitment: 3 to 6 hours/work day

Responsibilities Include:

Activities such as:

- Framing - Drywall - plumbing

- Electrical - Taping/mudding - insulation

- Tiling - flooring - siding

- Painting - landscaping - window & door installation

Desirable Skills:

  • Skilled volunteers may be asked to help lead teams of unskilled workers
  • Unskilled volunteers must be flexible, energetic, willing to learn, self-motivated, patient, and willing to work with the partner family

Training Provided: On-site training is available

Benefits: Meet great people, learn about construction, help others in need, and have lots of fun! Lunch is provided!

Construction experience is not needed, but a desire to help others in need and to have fun is!

*Note:

Youth under the age of 14 are not permitted on the construction site

Youth ages 14-15 are allowed on non-active construction site- only painting and landscaping

Youth ages 16-17 may participate in construction work, but with hand tools only

Skills

  • Interior Design
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Home Repair

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesdays or Saturdays 9:00am- 2:00pm

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