Volunteer Opportunity

Playhouse Experience Volunteer Crew Leader

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Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East | Portland, OR
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Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East


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Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


The Playhouse Experience invites corporate partners and community groups to build, design and decorate a children’s playhouse, which Habitat then donates to a local family via a partner nonprofit. The group’s associated financial donation to Habitat not only gives children a safe space to play, dream, and imagine—it goes directly toward providing affordable homeownership opportunities in Portland.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead volunteers on assembling and decorating children’s playhouses during Playhouse Experience events
  • Lead volunteers in playhouse prep and cut-out
  • Ability to communicate construction techniques in an empowering and accessible way
  • Maintain compliance with Habitat safety protocols during volunteer event
  • Help to create a work environment that is cheerful, productive and inclusive
  • Effectively communicate Habitat’s mission and guiding principles
  • Set up and break down supplies

Required:

  • Six-month commitment to volunteer position; approximately 16 hours a month
  • Weekday availabilty during office hours with occassional weekends
  • Knowledgable in construction and comfortable with power tools, or ability to learn
  • Transportation to and from events within Multnomah County
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions
  • Ability to stand for period of approximately 5 hours
  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Age 18 or older

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable homes and empowers families through successful homeownership. People in our community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

The Playhouse Experience invites corporate partners and community groups to build, design and decorate a children’s playhouse, which Habitat then donates to a local family via a partner nonprofit. The group’s associated financial…

Details at a glance

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  • Training Provided

Location

1478 Northeast Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97211
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