Opportunity Details

Environment, Other
Other
Building/Construction,Cleaning,Other,Collecting, Sorting & Packaging

Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:14+

Salvage Building Materials (age 14+) *STW 2012*

Reduce, recycle, reuse! Help reduce the flow of useable building materials into the waste stream by volunteering at the Rebuilding Center's nonprofit resource center for used building materials. We'll be doing a hands-on project, so come ready to work and have fun!

Tasks may include: sorting materials such as trim, lighting, tile, and miscellaneous materials, pulling nails, sweeping, measuring doors, and more. The ReBuilding Center’s needs are different every day.

Closed-toe shoes are required. Please bring a water bottle and work gloves if you have them. Dress for the weather as our building is not climate controlled very warm or cold based on the outside temperature. Some tasks may involve medium to heavy lifting.

Note: Volunteers must be age 14+ to volunteer on this project.

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To sign up for this project:

1. Log in (green button at the top of this page) or create a volunteer account.

2. Pay the registration fee - the Portland Timbers and Stand Together Week sponsors JELD-WEN Windows & Doors, Alaska Airlines, adidas, and Fred Meyer are asking supporters to join them in making a committment to support volunteerism throughout our region. Your registration fee will serve as a donation to Hands On Greater Portland to help cover the cost of organizing this week of service.

Click below to pay the registration fee ($30 per volunteer). As a thank you, you'll receive an exclusive Portland Timbers Stand Together Week scarf and bag!

Select total # of volunteers you're signing up for this project:


3. Sign up by clicking "Sign Up" below then "Submit" on the following page.
      NOTE: You'll need your Paypal receipt # to proceed.

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** THE FINE PRINT - please read **

>> To sign up a team or family, a $30 registration fee is required for each volunteer regardless of age. Please select the appropriate # of volunteers from the PayPal menu above and be sure to click 'sign up with a team" below after payment. Learn more about creating/managing a team.

>> The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable even if you do not attend the project that you sign up for. But rest assured that your contribution is supporting volunteer initiatives throughout the Greater Portland region.

>> You will not be able to sign up for a Stand Together Week project without completing all of the steps above. If you're unable to make a donation at this time, you're welcome to visit our 
project calendar or advanced search and sign up for a *Hands On* or *Referral* project at no charge.
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