lowernine.org is in need of a Rebuild Intern to assist with our home rebuilding program, located in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Since 2007, our volunteers have rebuilt over 50 homes that were destroyed when the levees failed after Hurricane Katrina, and we have worked on over 100 additional projects throughout the neighborhood. This position reports directly to the Project Manager.
A minimum of a three month commitment is preferred. This position is unpaid, but housing and meals will be provided for the duration of your work with us.
Main responsibilities include:
-Assisting with rebuild projects, including framing, hanging drywall, mudding and sanding drywall, finish carpentry, roofing, exterior siding and tiling
-Training and supervising volunteers on job sites
-Supporting the Project Manager in management of tool inventory and enforcement of job site safety standards
-Performing other reasonable job related duties as assigned
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18