How to Become a Hammers of Hope Community Partner

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Our individual and community organization partners help break the cycle of unsafe and confining housing. When your organization partners with us, you will receive a number of reciprocal benefits such as recognition and tax deductions. Additionally, we are often told, the partnership provides an overall increase in their group’s morale.

For a list of some of our community partners, please visit our Community Partnerships page.

We invite you or your organization to become a partner with Hammers of Hope in working toward our mission of ending homelessness and substandard housing.
Your organization can get involved through:

  • Product donations
  • Financial support
  • Volunteer engagement

Hammers of Hope is the fastest growing, volunteer driven, accessibility ramp and home repair program in Jefferson County! Hammers of Hope offers numerous opportunities for any volunteer who is interested in serving his or her community. Whatever your skill is, we can use your help!

CAPACITY BUILDING TEAM

CORPORATE – Solicits past and potential donors, explores new prospects for fund raising purposes, maintains liaison with donors.

SPECIAL EVENTS – Plan special fund raising events including The Walk for Accessibility, Softball Tournaments, Golf, Tournaments, Silent Auction, etc.

GRANTS – Help research and write grants.

PUBLIC RELATIONS – Maintains and cultivates relationship with local media and community groups.  This person helps keep the Hammers of Hope message before the public.

HOUSE EVALUATION AND SELECTION TEAM

HOUSE SELECTION – Previews homes approved through the application process for final selection. Duties include: visiting the house, meeting with homeowner, assessing repair requests.

WORK EVALUATORS – Creates repair list for approved homes. Individuals must be skilled at advanced home repairs or professional home inspectors.

RAMP DESIGNS-Works with local municipalities and the county to create ramp designs that are safe and up to codes.

CONSTRUCTION TEAMS-Work on a team that does the actual construction of the ramps and conducts repairs.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

TECH TEAM – Provides Hammers of Hope with technological needs and services.

OFFICE VOLUNTEER – Requires daytime volunteer opportunities making calls, preparing mailings, inputting data, filing and organizing.

For more information contact

Dennis Murphy

at

636-465-0983  x106

or

coordinator@jccp.org