We hope you'll join us for a full volunteer day since Habitat has cut its workday to seven hours (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM including lunch). AM and PM shifts are still available. Remember no experience required!
Address: 7928 Ivory Lane, Dallas, Texas in the Joppa neighborhood of Dallas.
Day 1 Saturday, March 23: Stand and brace walls. Cap plate if possible.
Day 2 Saturday, March 30: Load, stand and brace trusses. Sheath walls.
Day 3 Wednesday, April 3: Finish truss work. Install sub-fascia, blue board, porch columns. Sheath gables.
Day 4 Saturday, April 13: Install exterior doors and windows, trim porch and other exterior items.
Saturday, April 20: In recess for Easter.
Day 5 Saturday, April 27: Complete trim and install soffit. Siding prep and begin siding installation.
Day 6 Saturday, May 4: Continue siding. Begin paint prep.
Day 7 Wednesday, May 8: Finish siding. Finish trim. Paint.
Day 8 Saturday, May 11: Finish painting. Punch List.
Sunday, May 19: Church-wide Dedication Service of Houses #113, #114, and #115 in Arden Forest. Details TBD.
Lunch, water, and snacks are provided.
8:00 am - Arrive, check-in
12:00 pm - Lunch (provided for morning workers)
12:30 pm - Work resumes
3:30 pm - Site clean-up, work concludes
Habitat works in most all weather conditions to fulfill its mission. On the scheduled workday go to www.dallasareahabitat.org/weather/ and click the weather button.
What to wear/bring:
- season appropriate work clothing/gear (we work rain or shine)
- closed-toe shoes
- head covering
- work gloves
- hammer and nail belt, if you have them
Build Site Age Limitations:
- Under 16: Not allowed on the build site until the dedication day
- 16 and 17: Allowed to pick up a hammer and build but not operate power tools or get on the roof; must have one adult over 21 per five youth of this age; parent must sign a release form.
- 18+: No restrictions