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: 2723 Silkwood, Dallas, TX 75215
Day 1 Saturday, September 29: Stand and brace walls. Cap plate if possible.
Day 2 Saturday, October 6:: Load, stand and brace trusses. Sheath walls.
Day 3 Saturday, October 13: Install sub-fascia, blue board, porch columns. Sheath gables.
Day 4 Saturday, October 20: Install exterior doors and windows, trim porch and other exterior items.
Day 5 Saturday, October 27: Install soffits. Do siding prep and begin siding installation.
Day 6 Saturday, November 3: Continue siding and trim. Paint prep.
Day 7 Saturday, November 10: Finish trim. Paint.
Day 8 Saturday, November 17: Finish painting. Punch list. Hold dedication.
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