US Virgin Islands Hurricane Response Volunteer

Company : All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response
Duration: < 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 0 to 0 $ Dollars (US)

On September 6, Hurricane Irma slammed into the US Virgin Islands as a category 5 hurricane.The islands suffered severe wind and flood damage, reducing many areas to rubble.

We’re still in the Response phase, undertaking mucking-and-gutting, debris removal, chainsawing, and sanitation, however, we have undertaken school rebuild projects. Our efforts have expanded to both St. Thomas and St. John, where our teams will focus on providing aid to homeowners and schools where needed. 

No special skills or previous experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard for a good cause. 

We cannot accept volunteers under the age of 16. 16 and 17 year olds are able to Day Volunteer with us but must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Volunteers 18+ can stay on our base as Residential Volunteers.

 

We provide:

1. three simple meals on work days; 2. basic accommodation; 3. All the necessary support and logistics for you to have a positive and productive volunteer experience.

 

You must cover the cost of:

1. travel to and from the program; 2. meals on your days off; 3. costs associated with any breaks.

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