Hurricane Florence Response: Home Repairs

Families in several counties in Eastern North Carolina need help repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Response

Families in several counties in Eastern North Carolina need help repairing their homes which were damaged by Hurricane Florence.

Skill Set Needed:

It is most beneficial for your group to that have a couple of good skilled carpenters and the rest of the team to be hard workers willing to learn. Your group could do everything from roofs, insulation, sheetrock, trim, flooring, painting, siding, windows, electrical, plumbing and kitchen cabinets. There will always be something for everyone in the group to do as long as you have a teachable spirit.

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Interested in learning more about this opportunity?

Call 800-848-5818 or email Chris Gibson at [email protected].

Where:

Various locations in Eastern North Carolina

When:

Rolling dates, contact us to learn more

Group Size

4-40

Age Requirement

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old to volunteer here. Volunteers under 18 years old are permitted to work on the construction site, but must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

Possible Work Projects

Your group may be working on a variety or projects including repairing/replacing roofs, siding, windows and doors, insulating, dry walling, floors and doors, cabinets and vanities, trimming, painting, etc.

Accommodations and Meals

Because work is spread out across several counties, where you stay will depend on where you will be working. Housing will most likely be in a church. Most have bunk beds, all have showers or shower trailers, and kitchens to prepare your own meals.

Cost

There is no fee. You are welcome to leave a donation with the local recovery group with whom you will work; donations will help defray the cost of hosting volunteer groups. Your group is responsible for all costs associated with your trip.

Tools and Materials

All tools and materials are provided.

RV Hook-up

May be available at some locations.

Things to Bring:

  • Bedding: sleeping bag/pillow/sheets/blanket
  • Towel and bathroom items
  • Swimsuit/towel
  • Work clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes for job sites
  • At least one pair of jeans/pants for some job sites
  • Work gloves
  • Casual clothing for “down-time”
  • Bible/journal/devotional
  • Sunglasses/hat/sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Games/Frisbee/free time stuff
  • Cooler with drinks for your job site