Volunteer with Disaster ReBuilders
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Disaster ReBuilders team members and volunteers work during all seasons Monday through Friday. There are usually several projects going at once, depending on the number of skilled and unskilled volunteers available. Volunteers and groups are welcome to join the team for any length of time during any month. Tools are provided and FCDR team leaders will supervise, lead and teach unskilled groups. Volunteers pay a small fee, depending on their length of stay, which covers their housing and most meals.
What do you need to bring?
Housing is available dorm-style with bunk beds and mattresses. In the winter, the sleeping rooms can be cold. You need a sleeping bag or sheets and pillow plus a towel and personal items. When packing, please know that space is shared and tight.
Cost: $20/day per person
When: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Work Week: Mon – Fri
Open for: High school and college teams, require one skilled adult per four students; Churches & civic organizations, etc.
Eligible group size: 1-50
Age restrictions: 16+ Provided:
Skilled worksite supervision
What is a workday like?
Breakfast and lunch are provided Monday through Friday. Dinner is provided Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. and is followed by instructions for the day and lunch packing. Work teams depart for their sites at 7:30 and work, depending on weather, until 4:30 or 5:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30 and is followed by optional storytelling about the day’s work.
Sign me up!
Contact the FCDR main office during weekday business hours to schedule your visit: 228-297-8480.
Meet some Disaster ReBuilders volunteers: