Help construct a church in Nunapitchuk, Alaska.
Location: Nunapitchuk, AK
Date: June 19 – September 25
Trip Length: 10 days (Sunday – Tuesday)
Cost: Volunteers are responsible for their travel to Kenai, Alaska. Once volunteers arrive in Kenai food, lodging and additional transportation will be provided.
Maximum Team Size: 10 people per team. A total of 14 volunteers will be at the project site each week. Both individual volunteers and teams are welcome.
Skills Needed: Volunteers must have extensive construction experience.
Minimum Age: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
Project Description: Volunteers will work to replace a church building in the Tundra District of the Alaskan Moravian Church.
Background Information: In July 2016, the current Nunapitchuk Moravian Church fell off its foundation, causing damage so extensive church services can no longer be held there. As one of the few churches in this remote village the need to repair and revitalize the church is great.
Additional Information: Twin size beds with linens will be provided, as well as access to running water and flush toilets. Volunteers need to bring clothing and personal hygiene items. Tools will be provided.