Louisiana Flood Recovery Volunteer Program
100% Rating
(4 Reviews)

Louisiana Flood Recovery Volunteer Program

In August 2016, the state of Louisiana was hit by an overwhelming level of flooding and one of the worst natural disasters in recent years. Our US response team immediately jumped into action and we are still there today.

After several months of clearing debris and preparing affected homes for rebuild, our response efforts now transition into longer term recovery for the flood affected homeowners.

Our teams are currently completing construction work on homes damaged by the devastating flooding, helping homeowners continue to recover.

Highlights
  • Transformative volunteer experience
Locations
North America » United States of America
Length
1-3 Months
Timeframe
Year Round
Housing
Hostel
Currency
USD
Price Details
There is no cost to volunteer with All Hands Volunteers. We cover the cost of accommodation, meals and logistics to and from our work sites. Volunteers are responsible for their own travel to and from the All Hands Volunteers base, as well as food and activities on our days off.
Other Locations
Denham Springs, Louisiana

Program Reviews

  • Impact
    98%
  • Support
    100%
  • Fun
    100%
  • Value
    100%
  • Safety
    98%

Program Reviews (4)

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Devin
Male
Denham Springs, LA
University of Wisconsin- Madison

Always a great experience

10/10

I've participated on several All Hands projects now, and the reasons I keep coming back are plentiful. AHV is full of amazing people from all over the country and the world, absolutely committed to connecting with those affected by disasters and doing everything they can to get them real help. It's an incredible community, and everyone always loves the time they spend as a part of it.

You don't need to bring any skills or experience, just a commitment to learning and contributing.

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Heather
Female
40 years old
Baton Rouge, LA
Boston Conservatory

Changed my life

10/10

I have been helping with disaster relief and recovery on All Hands projects for the past four years. What started out as a three month stint has totally changed the course of my life. Volunteering with All Hands has given me an outlet to help
people through some of the worst moments of their lives, has given me life skills I will have with me forever, helped me grow in ways I never could have imagined and has helped me become part of the best family I have ever known. Everyday, I get to work alongside some of the best people I have ever met. While making a difference and having fun at the same time. How many people can say that?

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Alex
Female
21 years old
California
Saint John's University

Impact

10/10

I came to Louisiana looking to do something with my summer geared toward my career goals. What I found was a place where I was challenged, supported, and appreciated. Working with All Hands for the past two months has truly changed my perspective of the world and challenged who I thought I was. I have never been around a group of people more accepting, kind, or with more of a drive to help others. This, combined with the tangible positive impact you, as a volunteer, are making to help rebuild the community is unlike any other experience.

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Topher
Male
40 years old
Denham Springs, Louisiana
Other

So grateful

10/10

I joined All Hands in April of this year. I signed on originally to volunteer for 4 months but have since extended my time to 5 months.
I feel so blessed that I can use my time and talents to help rebuild homes for those who can not do it themselves.
I came to all hands with no prior knowledge of construction or any knowledge of disaster relief. Everything I know now has been taught to me through the site supervisors and other staff.
I feel so grateful that I have this opportunity to help others.

About The Provider

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All Hand Volunteers is a US based, 501 c3 non-profit organization that addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters by engaging and leveraging volunteers, partner organizations, and local communities.

We aim to demonstrate the power and value of volunteerism through

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