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Hope Unites (Gulf)

Organization: Faith-Based Disaster Recovery
Facility Type: Volunteer Camp
Status: Open

Address:
178 Main Street
2nd floor,
Dansville, NY 14437
, MS 00000

Region:Gulf
County/Parish:SEE NOTES



Main/General Business Number: 585-612-6633
Main/General Business E-mail Address: (hidden)
Website: http://www.hopeunites.org/

Management Contact: (hidden)
Management Phone: (hidden)
Other Contacts:(hidden)
Make Checks Payable To: Go to: http://www.hopeunites.org/HOPECommunity.html
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, M-F, EST



Areas Served: Hancock & Harrison Counties: Biloxi, Gulfport, Pass Christian, Waveland, D'Iberville, Pearlington, MS; New Orleans, LA
Eligibility For Services: Impacted by Hurricane Katrina



This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

HOPE Working in Disaster Response

HOPE works in partnership with agencies, ministries, non-profits and for profit organizations. We provide support services through training, volunteer management and recruitment for organizations that are already working in disaster areas. We put together teams with qualified team leaders who have been through extensive disaster response training. join one of our response teams: www.HopeUnites.org. Participants will go through a 3 hour training seminar and interview process.

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http://www.hopeunites.org/PostYourProject.html

If you have a project that you need assistance with, you may fill out the online questionnaire and we will contact you shortly to see how we can help assist you. Your project must be approved before it will be posted on our USA or Global Opportunities web pages.

Please fill out the pertinent online application at the above website.

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SERVES: Biloxi, Gulfport, Waveland, Pass Christian, Pearlington,
D'Iberville MS; also New Orleans, LA

Specialty: Reconstruction from 2005 Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma

Description of volunteer needs: Unskilled and skilled labor for
construction. All trade skills needed. Case management and social
workers. Medical professionals. Volunteers also needed for feeding
center (kitchen help).

Skills volunteers are required to have: Flexibility, willing to make personal sacrifices

Useful Skills: Medical knowledge, all trade skills.

Tools or supplies volunteers should bring: None, all provided

Will volunteers need to bring any money or material, such as for
housing: $25/night/person. $25 registration fee.

Length of time volunteer can help: Minimum one day up to three months.

Size of volunteer team: Varies, ideal is 15

Are individual volunteers welcome? Yes

Age restriction, if any: Youth teams welcome. 14 and under must be
accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. One adult per five youth.

Denomination/affiliation, if any: Ecumenical, all are welcome

Any other restrictions: Tetanus shot must be up to date

Housing provided for volunteers, if any: Yes

Meals provided for volunteers, if any: Some meals are provided

Any additional notes: Servant leadership. Flexibility is key.
Recruiting for multiple recovery centers in the Gulf Coast area.
There is a great need - "we have a place for you no matter what."
See www.hopeunites.net for a great travel and supplies Web store.

Approximate date the project started: Sep-15-2005
Estimated date the project will end: Sep-15-2010

HOPE Unites is acting as a recruiter for several long-term recovery
centers located in both Mississippi and New Orleans. We are taking
your registration and making reservations at these centers on your
behalf. We are working to provide superior quality to your team by
doing the best job possible to match your skill sets with those of
the needs in the Gulf Coast.

We ask that if you are planning on working at our sites for just one
week, that you plan your trip dates arriving at the site on a Sunday
with plans on departing the following Saturday. This gives our
humanitarian aid workers, a needed scheduled day of rest.

Please have each of your team members fill out the online form
at: http://www.hopeunites.org/HOPEStormRecovery.html and
send their trip funds directly to HOPE, or if you are the team leader
and wish to send one large check or payment, please contact HOPE
directly so that we can make these arrangements. You may contact us
at email address: info@hopeunites.org or by phone: 585-612-6633

About our Worksites: At a minimum all of our Worksites have kitchen
facilities for your team's use. Our worksites provide and prepare
meals for your team. Teams will be doing mostly construction work,
debris removal, roofing, framing, finishing and case management.

NOTE:: Case Management is provided in New York for local assistance!!

Info Source/Changes:
from website
corrected region, county
(see full history)

Created At: Sun Nov 26 16:43:42 -0700 2006
Updated At: Fri Sep 26 18:25:30 -0700 2008
Updated By: DNug


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