Have a background in construction and live in or near Whiteriver, AZ? Want to share your skills with your neighbors to help them repair their homes? Volunteer your time to share your knowledge with community members on the White Mountain Apache Reservation.
Location: Whiteriver Lutheran Church on Oak Street (White Mountain Apache Reservation)
When: Saturday mornings, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time commitment: Based on volunteer availability
Volunteer requirements: Must live in or near Whiteriver, Arizona
DIY workshops teach everything from plumbing to installing tile to fixing drywall. Everyone in the community is invited to attend these free workshops. Each session focuses on learning and practicing a new skill so that community members can repair and maintain their homes. As a volunteer, you will lead or help with these workshops, teaching a skill or trade. You’ll share your faith in Jesus, provide spiritual encouragement, and invite participants to church.
4/16: Garden Workshop
4/29: Window Repair
5/13: Interior/Exterior Painting
5/27: Volunteer Retreat
6/10: Roof Shingles Repair
6/24: Floor Tile Repair
7/8: Drywall Repair
7/22: Interior/Exterior Painting
8/5: Tool Knowledge/Safety
8/19: Basic Home Maintenance
9/9: Basic Electrical
9/23: Home Safety
10/14: Wood Shed
10/28: Home Weatherization
11/4: Community Meeting
The DIY Home Repair program provides community members living on the White Mountain Apache Reservation with the training and tools they need to care for and repair their homes.