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VFP-MTV04-16 ESTADOS UNIDOS NEW ORLEANS CONS/RENO 01/04/2017 31/01/2018

IMPORTANT: FOR APPLYING FOR THIS PROJECT VISA IS REQUIRED

CAMP CODE: VFP-MTV04-16

NAME: BUILDING RESTORATION

LOCATION: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES
 

AGE: +18
 

LANGUAGE: English


NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS : 1


EXTRE FEE : 480

Looking for volunteers year round, except for the month of March

****SPECIAL REMARK***  IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO HAVE A VISA BEFORE APPLYING TO THIS PROJECT

LOWERNINE NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA is a non-political, secular organization dedicated to helping this historic

 

neighborhood recover and return to its former vibrant self. 

 

WORK:  Experienced carpenters, roofers, plumbers, painters and other tradesmen needed for rebuilding homes in the flood-

 

damaged Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Unskilled volunteers will be trained by skilled staff.  All aspects of home

 

rebuilding will be addressed, from roofing to finish carpentry.  5-day week of full work days. Medium-term volunteers provide

 

free labor to neighborhood residents, so they can return home after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Isaac. Work can be difficult

 

and it is hot in New Orleans! 

 

STUDY THEME: Carpentry, construction, community building.

 

ACCOMMODATION:  Housing is in dormitory style bunkrooms. No smoking in the house.  No drugs allowed. No alcohol

 

allowed in the house or on the property. Vegetarian meals available.

 

LOCATION: New Orleans, LA, 2 miles east of the French Quarter.

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Volunteers will have ample opportunity to partake of the abundant cultural offerings of the most

 

unique city in America on weekends and after work hours.

 

TERMINAL:  Louis Armstrong International Airport; Amtrak and Bus station downtown.

 

SPECIAL REMARKS: VFP Motivation Form required. Volunteers must have intermediate spoken and comprehension of

 

English in order to ensure workplace safety. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project, LowerNine

 

general liability insurance will cover volunteers only while they are working. In case of a natural disaster volunteers will

 

be required to make their own arrangements to evacuate the city. Multiple volunteers serve at all times in this location.

 

EXTRA FEE: $480 regardless of length of stay. Fee due in US Dollars upon arrival