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ORGANIZATION: McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 15 people are interested
McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity

VOLUNTEER WITH THE MCMINNVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (AKA MACHABITAT)

Position Title: Construction Volunteer

Purpose: Our mission is to bring people together to build homes, community, and hope. Construction volunteers directly help us accomplish this by working with MacHabitat families to build their homes.

Location: Aspire Community Development, 125 NE Turner Way, McMinnville, OR 97128

Position Summary: Volunteer will assist with all stages of house construction, including raising the framing, installing insulation, flooring, windows, painting, etc.

Skills and Abilities: Must have the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time, light lifting, and the willingness to learn new construction skills. Volunteer must be at least 16 years old (16-18 year old volunteers will need a supervisor).

Time Commitment: We request one consistent weekly shift outside of occasional absences/vacations, however, all three work days are an option if interested. Volunteers are on site between 8:30am-2:30pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays of every week, except for holidays, or inclement weather (Volunteer Coordinator will email volunteers when this occurs). The volunteer will schedule with the Volunteer & Program Coordinator, Jennifer Lyon.

Training Offered: Construction volunteers will be trained to use all appropriate tools, as well as receiving training in a variety of construction skills and safety.

Benefits: Great work experience, obtain new skills, help families build their home, references for future employers, meet new friends and community members. Snacks frequently provided. ReStore discount for long term volunteers.

Working Conditions: Work is often done outside or inside with no temperature control. Power tools and construction supplies are on site. Ground and floor may be uneven. Break trailer provided.

Volunteer Supervisor: Construction Manager, KB Boutwell. Scheduling with Volunteer & Program Coordinator, Jennifer Lyon.

To Sign-up:

Press the "I Want to Help" button above or go to our website: https://machabitat.org/volunteer/

3 Shifts

  • 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM
    Thursdays
  • 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM
    Tuesdays
  • 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM
    Saturdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity

Location:

1024 SE 1st Street, P.O. Box 301, McMinnville, OR 97128, US

Mission Statement

McMinnville Area Habitat For Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. MacHabitat’s mission is to bring people together to build homes, community, and hope. We envision a community where everyone has a safe, decent, affordable place to live.

Description

This the McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income families and volunteers to build safe, decent, and affordable homes in our community. Our service area includes McMinnville, Amity, Sheridan, Willamina, Yamhill, Carlton, and Lafayette. A portion of funding for our building projects comes directly from our Re-Store, a commercial enterprise selling donated, gently used home goods. See our website for more details about Machabitat and what we do! https://machabitat.org/

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Homeless & Housing, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

125 Northeast Turner WayMcMinnvilleMcMinnville, OR 97128

(45.20155,-123.17767)
 

SKILLS

  • Construction
  • Renovation
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One to three days per week - Tuesdays, Thursdays, and/or Saturdays
  • Background check required

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