Pound nails, paint walls, plan special events and give a deserving family the gift of a new home.
Greater Erie Area Habitat for Humanity and its volunteers have provided home ownership opportunities to 50 Erie area families in the past 20 years.
Currently, they are working on two local houses.
No experience is needed, and Habitat for Humanity provides tools and equipment.
To volunteer, fill out these individual or group waivers, review the work site regulations and submit the form at the Habitat for Humanity office located at 413 E. 9th St. in Erie. Once your waiver has been approved, you will be contacted to schedule a shift at a work site. Habitat for Humanity reminds volunteers that all shifts must be scheduled in advance.
Construction volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
For those who want to give different talents to Habitat for Humanity, the organization is also looking for committee members.
The committees currently seeking new members are:
Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers for its youth programs, Girls Build and Build a Better World.
For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator by telephone at 454-7025 or by e-mail.
Image and video courtesy of Habitat for Humanity