Home Repair Service Trip

This is in response to Hurricane Harvey 2017.

Home Repair Service Trip

This is in response to Hurricane Harvey 2017.

Years after Hurricane Harvey, volunteers are still needed to help repair hundreds of homes for people who live with physical, financial, or other limitations. Home repairs are expected to last at least through the year 2021.

Interested in this opportunity?

Fill out this short form to get started, or, feel free to call 800-848-5818 or email Chris Gibson at cgibson@worldrenew.net.

About this Service Trip

Where

Houston, Texas

When

Any time throughout the year

Group Size

2-40 people

Age Requirement

16 years and older

Possible Work Projects

  • Drywall installation/finishing

  • Painting

  • Trim

  • Cabinet installation

  • Outdoor projects

  • Flooring

  • Electrical/plumbing

  • Roofing

  • Siding

  • Misc. projects related to reconstruction

Accommodations and Meals

There are 24 cots with foam mattresses, 12 cots in two rooms. Each of the rooms can be further divided in half if necessary.

Local church volunteers provide hot evening meals on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays. Leftovers are generally available on Friday night. You are encouraged to eat in the community on Wednesday night. A cold breakfast is provided every morning as well as fixings for a bag lunch.

Cost

$100 week/individual covers accommodations and meals, payable to the local organization with whom you will be working. Your group is responsible for travel costs.

Skill Level Requirement

All skill sets are welcome. It would be beneficial if you had a few good skilled carpenters in your group, but it is not required. Come with a teachable spirit to learn something new. There is a local construction supervisor who will give direction on projects.

Tools and Materials

Tools and materials are provided.

RV Hook-up is not available

Nearest Airport: Houston Hobby

What to Bring

Must bring bedding and/or sleeping bag, towels, and personal toiletries. Please bring your personal construction items: tool belt, utility knife, tape measure, etc.

A general list of what to bring can be found in Preparing to Serve.