Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response(formerly Lutheran Disaster Response)
Have you repaired or remodeled your house?
Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response is currently in the rebuild phase in Minot. Houses have been assessed for needed repairs and estimates prepared for the cost of building materials. Houses are ready now for volunteer rebuilders.
All houses receiving volunteer labor are identified through the case management process of RAFT (Resource Agencies Flood Team).
Rebuild requires some skilled volunteers and some less skilled to assist the skilled volunteers. IF YOU HAVE REPAIRED OR REMODELED YOUR HOUSE, you have the skills needed in Minot. Contact us (toll free 855-720-9804) and start forming your teams today because the need is great! You can make a difference in the lives of those waiting to make their house a home once again.
Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is a founding partner in Hope Village, the new volunteer coordination and housing center in Minot. View video of Hope Village and learn about Minot's needs.
1) Volunteers with a construction or carpentry background are needed to assist our Construction Manager in preparing cost estimates to rebuild flood-damaged homes.
2) Volunteer teams for rebuild. Teams of 5-6 with at least 3 skilled people are ideal. Skills needed are carpenters, framers, windows/doors installation, flooring (tile / laminate / carpet), drywall hangers-finishers, kitchen install and trimwork.
Time frame: April 2013 and beyond.
Contact: Hope Village in Minot, North Dakota at 701-240-1495
Tools, jobs provided. Housing and meals available.
For more details, visit www.HopeVillageND.org
3) Jobsite supervisors needed from April through September! Task is to guide and oversee volunteers as they rebuild houses to provide quality of work and convey progress to staff. Mileage reimbursement or stipend available. Ability to commit to 3-4 week stretches. RVs welcome. Contact Terry at 701-500-5280 for further details.
Skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed for rebuilding houses affected by the 2011 flooding in Minot. Teams consisting of two skilled and three unskilled volunteers would be helpful.
To register for volunteering and/or volunteer housing, please click here.
Want to help but need training on basic rebuild skills? Consider contacting your local home improvement store for free training workshops. Some suggestions include:
How to cope
Specific info on many questions regarding
recovery from disaster
What to do before, during and after
Flood information for ND, MN, FEMA info, flood insurance.
To volunteer and/or register for volunteer housing, call toll-free
Be a blessing and be blessed at the same time!