All Hands provides positive and productive volunteer opportunities, assisting communities affected by natural disaster. Come help us as we muck, gut, construct, sanitize, demolish and repair homes, schools and hospitals around the world. Not to mention all the other amazing stuff we’ve done – education and training programs, fundraising initiatives, tree planting, well building and more! No previous experience or special skills required, just a willingness to jump in, work hard and help out.
Over the weekend of October 2, 2015, South Carolina experienced historic flooding that affected the entire state. The once-in-a-millennium rain event set rainfall records, and ten counties have declared a state of emergency. At least 19 people have died. President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for the state of South Carolina, ordering federal aid to supplement recovery efforts….Learn More Apply Now
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE. In early January 2015, Malawi experienced heavy rains accompanied by storms and high winds, all of which resulted in massive flooding mainly affecting the southern part of the country. Of the affected areas, Nsanje, Chikwawa and Phalombe are the worst hit, with Zomba and Blantyre also being badly affected. 1.15m people have been affected…Learn More Apply Now
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Beginning in the afternoon of August 11, 2014, a large storm system moved across parts of southeastern Michigan. The system produced record one-day rainfall totals, flooding over 128,000 homes across the greater Detroit area, deeming this storm the nation’s largest natural disaster of 2014. All Hands was quick to respond and has…Learn More Apply Now
On August 27th Tropical Storm Erika ravaged the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, delivering nearly twelve inches of rain in twelve hours. Rivers and streams surged, destroying homes, roads, bridges and land. The heavy rains disturbed mountainsides creating landslides that engulfed homes leaving many uninhabitable. Entire villages have been destroyed and between 10,000 and 20,000 people have been affected.Learn More Apply Now
On April 25th, a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal near the capital city of Kathmandu, the worst of its kind in more than 80 years. More than 9,000 people were killed, a further 23,000 were injured and the mass destruction to infrastructure and homes was vast. Aftershocks continued to shake the country in the weeks that…Learn More Apply Now
On November 8, 2013, one of the most dangerous typhoons on record hit the island of Leyte – and neighboring islands – in the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. Dubbed a super typhoon, Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) damaged or destroyed 1.1 million homes. After our initial response on the island of Leyte, we…Learn More Apply Now
Due to its location on the eastern coast of Samar, the municipality of Hernani was left in a state of ruins when Typhoon Haiyan swept through, destroying numerous homes and practically all municipal buildings. Prior to the typhoon the 15 barangays that make up Hernani had no option but to evacuate to higher ground in a…Learn More
“During my time in Bohol there was a large number of young volunteers who had shown up spontaneously, without much thought about it, and most had never had a significant volunteer experience previously. It was wonderful to watch them transform, to see their deep fulfillment and that this kind of service would become a part of their lives in the future. This has been missing from many recent youth but AHV is bringing it back.”
– Marga McElroy
“Everything about this experience was amazing. The work I had a chance to do was extremely rewarding and everyone I met was awesome. I will remember this forever!” – Natalie, Project Brooklyn
“Volunteering with All Hands was awesome! It was my first time participating in a disaster rebuild project and I have learned so much from these guys. I would definitely consider joining again.”
– Aimam, Project Detroit Rebuild
“Working with All Hands was one of the best decisions I’ve ever taken. I really enjoyed the time spent here with all the volunteers.”
– Anonymous, Project Nepal
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While you might not always be able to help on project, there are other ways you can make an impact. Get involved today by setting up a personal fundraising page! When you become a fundraiser for All Hands Volunteers you help spread awareness by rallying your friends and family to help communities recover and rebuild.