Do I need construction experience to be a volunteer?
No, Hearts & Hammers volunteers can have experience ranging from novice painter to experienced carpenters. Typical projects include yard work and landscaping. All volunteers at any experience level are welcome.
When are the dates of the program?
There are three set program days or you can create our own custom day during the week.
What is the length of the program day and schedule of activities?
A typical program day starts at 8:00 AM for volunteers and concludes when the project is complete. Generally, about 6 to 8 hours.
What items should I bring to the program day?
Hearts & Hammers provides all tools and materials required to paint and rehabilitate the house. However, personal items such as work gloves and protective eye wear are encouraged.
Are there age requirements to become a volunteer?
Yes, you must be at least 12 years old to participate on program day. A parental permission form must be completed for ages 12 to 17
What kind of work will Hearts & Hammers volunteers complete?
Home improvements are limited to exterior painting and minor repairs. Work may include:
- Exterior Painting
- Repair or Partial Replacement of Damaged Siding, Fascia, or Trim
- Accessibility Ramp /Railings
- Stair/Walkway Repair