Habitat for Humanity Regular Construction Volunteer

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Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

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Volunteer Service Description:

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity utilizes volunteer labor to build homes with partner families. Volunteers will participate in the building of homes at all stages of construction. Regular crews are groups of individuals who work with Habitat on a consistent weekly basis: either one or two days per week, in a specific geographical area.

Volunteer Impact:

Construction Volunteers are essential in order to help TCHFH achieve its mission. Those who participate in the construction of a home play a part in providing the opportunity for a family to have a decent and affordable place to call home.

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About Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Location:

1954 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

To eliminate poverty housing from the Twin Cities area and to make decent, affordable shelter for all people a matter of conscience.

Description

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity builds homes in partnership with families who demonstrate need and willingness to work with Habitat for Humanity by helping to construct their own housing. With a safe, decent and affordable home to call their own,families are then free to concentrate on parenting, employment, education and community engagement. Each Habitat build provides a setting for people from all walks of life to work side by side in partnership with future homeowners--finding common ground as they create quality, affordable housing.

Twin Cities Habitat relies on volunteer labor and tax deductible contributions of cash, materials, professional services and property to build simple, decent homes with low-incomes families. Working under the principle that no profit should be gained from assisting those in need, Habitat for Humanity charges no interest on the mortgages that it issues to homebuyers. In operation since 1985, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity has built more than 650 homes in the seven-county metro area.

We manage additional homeownership preservation programs that help low-income families keep their homes. The Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program offers assistance to residents of Minneapolis, providing intensive in-person counseling, phone counseling and referrals, negotiation with lenders, and financial assistance. A Brush With Kindness is a neighborhood outreach program offering painting, landscaping, and minor repairs to homes for qualifying low-income homeowners.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Twin Cities Metro AreaMinneapolis, MN 55104

(44.95166,-93.1629)
 

SKILLS

  • Construction
  • Home Repair
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Carpentry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Regular volunteers work for an full day 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, once or twice per week. Crews work every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, depending on the crew. Initial commitment of 2 days/month, minimum commitment of 4 months.
  • Construction Volunteers must be at least 16 years old Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult

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