Opportunity Details

Beard v Bun: A DeNailing Battle for the Ages (age 14+) *STW 2015*

The ReBuilding Center offers DeConstruction Services, an affordable and sustainable alternative to conventional demolition. Working by hand, our skilled crews salvage for reuse up to 85% of a building’s major components.
Volunteers will be working on the final stage of the DeConstruction process - denailing!

This year, volunteers will form 2 teams of de-nailers. Each team will try and remove more nails (measured by weight) than the other. The winning team gets a Unicorn! Or eternal fame and glory... we haven't decided which yet.

Closed toe shoes are required. Bring a water bottle and work gloves if you have them. Please dress for the weather -- our building is not climate controlled. Some tasks may involve medium to heavy lifting. 

Youth (under 18) are welcome with parent or guardian. Gather at the big brown community trees (you'll know them when you see them) on Mississippi Avenue, just north of Fremont. We look forward to seeing you. Thank you!

Note: Volunteers age 14-16 may volunteer along with a responsible adult.

Project Requirements:

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Hands On Youth Waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.  (print it now, fill it out, and bring it with you to save time during project check in).

  • If you plan to bring children/additional volunteers you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot!
Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:16+

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