Local Village Build – Queensland

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Local Village Build, Queensland

18th - 21st November, 2021

We have partnered with the YET Foundation in Tambourine, Queensland. Woodstock is a unique 300 acre property in South East Queensland dedicated to connecting communities and young people to the land and country.

On this Local Village our objective is to continue to increase the positive impact that it can have on the lives of disadvantaged and disaffected youth. According to the Australian Government in 2021, 11% of 15-24 year olds were not in educated or employment and severe psychological distress among 18-24 year olds increased from 14% in 2017 to 22% in 2020. Habitat for Humanity Australia believes in supporting Australia’s future and that lies with our youth.  

Habitat for Humanity Australia has committed to providing  services by assisting in renovations needed to keep the property running.

On our Local Village build you will be on the ground, providing a future for Australia’s Youth. 

You will work alongside other volunteers, helping paint, including rebuilding sheds, outbuildings, fencing and even supporting the environment for the local wildlife. As a team we will achieve so much more in a few days than they would achieve in months, saving them time, money and giving children more opportunity to experience this wonderful site.

Make a difference all while making new friends, in the amazing landscape of Tambourine, QLD. 

Thursday:

Check into your accommodation, reinvigorating the local economy. Nestled among leafy canopies, down winding lanes and in lush, leafy towns, you’ll find a boutique hotel or one site dormitory accommodation for tucking yourself into a cosy retreat for the night, before the hard work begins. Join the team for a welcome dinner and get to know everyone.

 

Friday:

Begin day one at Woodstock renovating the property to accommodate future school groups of disadvantaged children. Unwind in the evening at your accommodation and enjoy the tranquility of the area.

 

Saturday:

You will spend day two at Woodstock renovating the property to accommodate future school groups of disadvantaged children. The day will finish with a team dinner where everyone can reflect on what you have achieved as a team over the past two days.

 

Sunday:

This is a free day where you can either depart home or venture around Tambourine Mountain with some fantastic local activities.

Fundraising Contribution

Once you register to a Local Village build you commit to fundraising $1,000 for Habitat’s programs.

All donations over $2 are tax deductible and goes towards the Bushfire Recovery Program and families through a wider program in the Asia Pacific region.
 
Fundraising contribution deadline: 4th November 2021

What's Included: Package 1

  • Registration: $100
  • Build Costs: Est. $300

    • Dormitory accommodation on site
    • Habitat branded T-shirt and hat
    • Breakfast: Friday and Saturday
    • Lunch: Friday and Saturday
    • Dinner: Thursday, Friday and Saturday
    • Snacks and water
    • All necessary building materials and safety equipment
    • 24 hour support
    • Insurance while on the build site

What's Included: Package 2

  • Registration: $100
  • Build Costs: Est. $200

    • Habitat branded T-shirt and hat
    • Welcome dinner on the Thursday evening
    • Farewell dinner on the Saturday evening
    • Lunch on both Friday and Saturday
    • Snacks and water
    • All necessary building materials and safety equipment
    • 24 hour support
    • Insurance while on the build site

      With package 2 you will have the option to book your own accommodation nearby and will provide your own meals for all except those listed above

What's Not Included

Volunteers are responsible for booking these on their own but the Habitat team is happy to assist you with your search

  • Transport to and from the site each day (you will drive your own vehicle)
  • Accommodation (package 2 only)
  • Dinner on Friday evening (package 2 only)
  • Breakfast on Friday and Saturday morning (package 2 only)
  • Breakfast Sunday morning

COVID-19 Precautions

At this time builds cannot accept volunteers from any states which are closed off to QLD. If you register for this build and your borders do close before the build we will put your funds on hold until you can once again cross the border. 

Note: this experience will be limited to the first 20 people to register. Strict Covid-19 precautions will be taken to minimise risk to volunteers and the local community. In the case of Covid-19 affecting the dates or location (including border restrictions) of the build all build-related expenses can be refunded (excluding travel costs), and funds raised transferred to a build at a later date.

Should for any reason the Local Village Build have to be postponed to a later date, we will transfer all costs and fundraising on to another experience of your choosing (including overseas) with Habitat for Humanity Australia

Need more info?

Please leave your contact details and we will send you an information pack on this volunteer experience.

    Registration closes on

    18 October 2021

    The opportunity to change lives is in your hands.