The Big Payback


 

Renewal House is looking for groups of volunteers
to adopt projects during The Big Payback on
Wednesday, May 2 from 9am-2pm!

Join us on May 2 - Breakfast, Lunch (Pizza!) and water will be provided to all participants!

A general supply list is incldued with each project below. We ask groups to consider providing the necessary supplies, however this is not a requirement for participation!

Please note that all volunteer opportunities are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.
Don't wait to confirm your project!

 

Volunteer Projects

PRESSURE WASHING & CLEANING THE PLAYGROUND (10-12 Volunteers)
Renewal House is looking for a group of volunteers to help clean the playground. As warmer weather quickly approaches, our children will be on the playground more and more! Our playground could use some extra love and attention from a special group of volunteers!
Supplies Needed: Cleaning Supplies (soap, sponges, buckets, etc.), Pressure Washer, Trash Bags

RENEWAL HOUSE SPRING/SUMMER LANDSCAPING (5-8 Volunteers)
Spring has arrived at Renewal House! We are looking for a group of volunteers to plant flowers and help with basic landscaping (remove winter plants – replace with new flowers).
Supplies Needed: Summer Flowers (Impatiens), gardening tools, garden shears, gloves, mulch

RENEWAL HOUSE SPRING CLEAN-UP (10-15 Volunteers)
Spring is in the air! Renewal House is looking for a group of energetic volunteers to help with campus beautification efforts on May 2! As the cold months come to an end, we have some outdoor spring cleaning to prepare our campus for the spring and summer months.
Supplies Needed: Trash bags, gloves, cleaning supplies (sponges, soap, etc.)

CLEANING & SANITIZING CHILDREN'S TOYS (5-6 Volunteers)
Renewal House is in need of volunteers to help clean and sanitize children’s toys and our Community Room. This helps keep our families healthy and germ free, especially following flu season. This project is great for a group that would like to work indoors and help brighten up our facilities!
Supplies Needed: Clorox/Lysol wipes (or similar)

PAINTING COMPUTER LAB & BATHROOM (4-6 Volunteers)
Help spruce up Renewal House’s computer lab and bathroom with a fresh coat of paint!  This indoor    project is great for a smaller group of detail oriented volunteers.
Supplies Needed: Renewal House will purchase the paint to ensure the color matches. 
Requirements: Volunteers must have previous painting experience.

FLIP AN APARTMENT FOR A RENEWAL HOUSE FAMILY! (5-7 Volunteers)
Help us prepare an apartment for one of our new Renewal House families! This could include basic cleaning, painting, moving items, etc.
Supplies Needed: TBD (Depends on the apartment)
*Please Note - We cannot guarantee there will be an apartment to flip on May 2. We require a back-up project for any group signed-up to Flip an Apartment. Thank you!

DEEP CLEANING OPPORTUNITY: RESIDENT HALLWAYS (3-4 Volunteers)
Renewal House is in need of a small group to help deep clean one of our resident Hallways. This is the perfect project for a group of 3-4 people who are looking for an indoor project and enjoy cleaning!
Supplies Needed: Cleaning Supplies (soap, sponges/wipes, buckets, etc.)

REPLACE PATIO OUTDOOR FAN (2-3 Volunteers)
Renewal House is in need of a small group or dynamic duo to replace the patio outdoor fan. As warmer weather approaches, we want to make sure our families have a way to stay cool by the playground!
Supplies Needed: Outdoor Fan and installation tools
Requirements: Must know how to install an outdoor fan

 

Renewal House Volunteer Payback Details

  • Check-in will begin at 8:15am, with a brief orientation at 8:45am.
  • Projects will begin promptly at 9am.
  • Groups will adopt (sponsor) selected projects: Groups will supply the necessary items to carry out their selected project. Supply list to be provided by Renewal House to Group Lead. 
  • Groups will assign a Project Leader (Group Lead). 
  • Project Leaders must attend a site visit by April 14, 2018. 
  • Final supply list and project scope will be confirmed during site visit. 

     

 

 

For questions, please contact Caitlin O'Leary at COLeary@RenewalHouse.org or (615) 255-5222 x120.