Help Local Tornado Survivors Move - Express Interest #NashvilleTornado
Hands On Nashville is continuing to work with a variety of groups in Davidson and Wilson County to aid residents recover from the March 2020 tornado.
The current need is to help residents move in/out of their living spaces as constructions projects take place. Hands On Nashville is looking to build up a list of volunteers, willing and able to help with these projects as they come up.
If you’re interested in raising your hand to learn more in the future, click Express Interest below, complete the free background check process, and a Hands On Nashville representative will be in touch as they know more.
On April 17th we are helping a survivor in Nashville move items, mostly furniture, from their storage unit to their newly renovated house.
To express interest in specific project dates, go here: http://www.hon.org/opportunity/a0C5a00000eFj2c
The essential functions of this opportunity:
Load and unload items as directed; to and from PODS, homes, trucks, dumpsters, etc
Be able to physically: load, unload, sort survivor personal items and on-property debris of varying sizes and weight by hand and hand-truck
Lift, carry, push, and pull items on a continuous and repetitive basis
Works well with fellow volunteers and on- or off-site leadership
Must be able to work independently or within a team environment
Volunteers should wear footwear for, and be comfortable with, navigating uneven terrain
Our volunteers should be able to: walk, stand, bend, twist, kneel, crouch, lift, push, pull, carry, and place items in and out of homes, in and out of PODS, or collect debris and move to dumpsters in a safe and efficient manner
All volunteers must be able to lift up-to 50 lbs on a continuous and repetitive basis.
The dress code for this type of opportunity is casual business (no rips, tears, major stains - but okay to get it dirty).
A background check is required for this volunteer opportunity. It only takes a few minutes to get the information submitted and is provided at no cost. Please click “express interest” below to start the process. Once submitted, you will receive a (free) background check request from Sterling Volunteers.
IMPORTANT: We are doing all that we can to protect ourselves, each other, and our community from spreading COVID-19. Volunteers will be expected to comply with TN UMC’s COVID-19 Safety Protocols as do our DCM’s which include: allowing your temperature to be taken, answer a few COVID symptom and contact questions, wear (your own) mask at all times, and observe a 6 – 10’ social distance when at all possible from the start to the end of each meeting.
We hope you will join us.