Panama City, Florida: Home Repairs
This is a response to Hurricane Michael in October 2018
There is a large number of families across six counties who need help with home repairs. Hurricane Michael was one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the United States. Construction will take several years.
About this Service Trip
Laguna Beach, Miracle Valley, or Panama City
Any time throughout the year.
Volunteers must be at least 16 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.
Scope of Work
Primarily repairing wind damage. However, many homes suffered roof damage resulting in limited interior water damage. On the exterior, you will be repairing/replacing roofs, siding, windows and doors. For interior damage, you will be insulating, dry walling, floors and doors, cabinets and vanities, trimming, painting, etc.
Accommodations and Meals
You’ll be staying at an elementary school in Panama City that has been transformed to host volunteers for the recovery efforts.
- Capacity for 20 volunteers housed in former classrooms.
- The kitchen and dining area are located in the school cafeteria.
- Plan to sleep on a bunk bed with a mattress, so bring a sleeping bag or linens. There should be pillows available. Bring your own towel.
- There’s a washer & dryer
- Dinner will be provided on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. We look at Wednesday and Friday night as your opportunity to sample the local cuisine. Each weekday we also provide breakfast and bag lunch.
Volunteers may be asked to support the hospitality host with meal preparation, serving and clean up.RV hook-ups may be available depending on the date and situation
There is room to park an RV without a hook up.