United States, Apache Reservations

Builders For Christ: Our Savior’s, Arizona

Sign up for a few days or a few weeks! Help us complete work on 2 duplex buildings for called workers at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and School on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. 


Help us finish building 2  duplex buildings for called workers at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and School. All skill levels are welcome, whether you have a background in construction or have never held a hammer!


Location: Peridot, Arizona (San Carlos Apache Reservation)

Dates: January 18, 2022 - March 2022

Volunteers needed: 30-40 


Project Details

Type of work:

  • Flooring (LVP, LVT, Carpet) and floor/wall trim (If not complete before start)
  • Interior doors and trim
  • Set plumbing fixtures
  • Gas connections to building and appliances
  • Cabinets, counters and Backsplash
  • Electrical (Outlets, switches, lighting)
  • Mirrors, dispensers, etc.
  • Underground fresh water supply from Main to duplexes
  • Retaining wall modification for steps between housing levels on campus


Housing: There will be an RV campground with approx. 7 campsites on the construction site. Two trailers will be available for 3 weeks/person at $75/week. 

Project Managers: Paul Soucy, Jim Bublitz


Additional Information

Learn more about Our Savior’s

Read the Project Manager letter


Volunteer Safety

Read the Volunteer Procedures & Safety Manual

COVID-19 Guidelines

Volunteers should be aware that people will be coming and going from the construction site (i.e. local church members who volunteer, sub-contractors, short-term volunteers). And that restrictions on the Apache reservation are stricter than in other places. Builders For Christ will be implementing safety procedures for all people who visit the construction site. Volunteers are also encouraged to follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines as well as local and state regulations.


Apply to Volunteer


Do I need to have previous experience to apply?

Each phase of the project requires different skills and numbers of volunteers, so if you’ve never lifted a hammer, you can still volunteer! Our experienced volunteers happily provide on-the-job training to those who need it.

What should I bring?

Volunteers should bring a hard hat and safety glasses, preferably with side shields. Please wear clothing that protects you from sharp and blunt objects. Shoes must have thick soles, thick sides, and toe material—tennis shoes will not be allowed. Volunteers use their own personal tools, such as a hammer, nail belt, 1”x25’ tape measure, speed square, utility knife with blades, pry bar, and chalk line. All other tools are provided by Builders For Christ.

Are there age restrictions?

Anyone 16 years of age or older may serve on a Builders For Christ project. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have an adult chaperone who will volunteer as their supervisor. Only volunteers age 18 and older are permitted to operate motor vehicles and power tools, climb ladders and scaffolding, work on a roof, or engage in any other hazardous activities.

"Everybody is so nice. If you have any questions you just have to ask, and they’re happy to help!"

- Morgan First-time volunteer

About Builders For Christ

Builders For Christ volunteers are the people who selflessly give up their time and construction skills to help congregations, schools, and organizations with their building projects.


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