American Savings Bank 10/26/19

Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity is excited to welcome American Savings Bank employees to our ‘Ele‘ele build site for a Seeds of Service work day! By signing up to volunteer with your branch and the islandwide branches, you are helping first hand to solve our affordable housing crisis through your service to the community. Volunteers like you help to profoundly impact the cost of affordable housing. Your help on our project sites keep our costs low, and our housing prices truly affordable for our homebuyers.

 

Robby Hart, American Savings Bank Hanapepe BranchYour group coordinator is Robby Hart, based at the Hanapepe branch. Please contact Robby directly at (808) 769-0247 or rhart@asbhawaii.com to sign up and confirm your space on the volunteer team for this day. Or, you can click the button to the left to sign up through Robby.

Build Day Tasks

During October, we will be working to finish construction on nine turnkey homes. We will be working on installing fixtures, flooring, interior millwork, interior painting, etc. Specific details for your build day tasks will be provided about 7-10 days prior to your build day.

You may be working alongside other visiting volunteers from off island, other local volunteers, and certainly our homebuyers and their supporting volunteers.

Requirements

  1. Complete a registration form and waiver available through your group coordinator, or download one by clicking the button below and submit to your group coordinator to confirm your spot on the volunteer team.
  2. Take our required online volunteer safety course, “Volunteering on a Habitat Jobsite.” Click the button below to go to the course site. Habitat staff will be notified once you have complete the course.

Schedule

7:45am   Arrive at Habitat’s ‘Ele‘ele site & connect with Habitat staff coordinator
8:00am  Circle up for Construction safety briefing and assignment of tasks
8:15am-12:00pm   Work with assigned tasks
12:00pm  Break for lunch (1/2 hour)
12:30pm  Return to work
3:30pm   Clean up, return tools & materials
4:00pm   End work day

What to Wear and Bring

All tools, materials, equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE) are provided by Habitat. There is no need to bring tools or equipment with you on your confirmed service day.

Attire:

  • Outerwear: tank top or tshirt (no inappropriate words/graphics please), shorts, pants/jeans
  • Shoes: closed-toe shoes are required (volunteers will not be able to work in sandals or slippers)
  • Hat/bandana and sunglasses are recommended due to the heat and sun exposure
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Any necessary personal snacks or medication