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.
On April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and violent aftershocks occurred in Ecuador destroying roads, bridges, and power supplies to the regions surrounding the Esmeraldas province. The damage to the country’s infrastructure appears unprecedented, with over 20,000 people left without homes. A state of emergency has been declared across six provinces in Ecuador and the death…Learn More Apply Now
On March 10, All Hands Volunteers began monitoring the flooding in the southcentral US that brought record level rain and flash floods. The President declared major disaster across the state of Louisiana on March 13, 2016. The National Guard rescued nearly 3,300 people and emergency officials have identified about 12,000 homes with reports of water damage across the…Learn More Apply Now
Thought to be one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere, Cyclone Winston struck Fiji on February 20, bringing winds of over 320km/h (200mph), torrential rain and waves of up to 12m (40ft). The direct impact of the storm flattened numerous buildings, decimated countless villages and left almost 56,000 people sheltering in 800…Learn More Apply Now
Fueled by nearby Hurricane Joaquin, the October 2015 North American Storm Complex caused historic river and flash flooding across South Carolina of over 9 feet in some areas; flooding homes, businesses, and entire towns. Twenty-five people lost their lives as a result.Learn More Apply Now
On April 25, 2015, 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 destruction to infrastructure and homes was massive. Aftershocks continued to shake the country in the weeks that…Learn More Apply Now
“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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