|YM/WREA – 2017 Habitat for Humanity Day
Dear Members and Applicants:
Please join us for our 2017 volunteer day with Habitat-NYC!
WHEN: Friday, October 13th 8:45 AM – Registration at site in Brooklyn 4:00 PM – Depart
WHERE: 902 Drew Street Brooklyn, NY 11208
PROJECT OVERVIEW: Habitat NYC’s A Brush with Kindness program consists of multi-day projects of painting, planting, or doing light “fix-up” work in all five boroughs at community centers, which have limited funds to pay for refurbishments.
Brush with Kindness is a natural extension of Habitat NYC’s housing ministry, allowing our organization to ensure overall neighborhood revitalization and that low-income and very low-income New Yorkers who might not qualify for homeownership have beautiful, well-maintained homes and communities, whether “home” be public housing, a shelter or a rented apartment.
WHAT TO BRING: ·Register on Volunteer Hub before arriving to site. Registering online includes completing the liability waiver. ·Wear old clothes, long or knee length pants. You will get dirty. ·Shoes: Closed toed shoes, sneakers are okay.
Lunch to be provided by YM/WREA.
If you have any questions, please contact Cassie Durand at 212.984.6528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returning Volunteers: If you previously volunteered on a Habitat NYC project and created a profile on Volunteer Hub, please email Barbara Wengerter at email@example.com or call 212-991-4000 ext. 338 with your name. You will be manually added to the project by your designated Habitat NYC coordinator.
New Volunteers – Follow these Easy Steps to Sign Up:
1. Click the link: http://ymwrea4.habitatnyc.volunteerhub.com/ 2. Click the “create an account” button to create a new profile a. Choose a username and password b. Enter the special Join Code: YMWREA4 c. Input your full name, contact information, date of birth, and emergency contact’s information 3. Find your organization’s project and click on it 4. Click on the “Sign Up” button and follow the directions to register for the event
It is imperative that all volunteers register before they arrive to site!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: -No prior experience is necessary. -We supply all tools, hats, gloves and work belts. -Water is supplied. Feel free to bring a personal water container. -Items such as bags, purses or coats will either be locked away or in the room where you are working.