TEAM Builds

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The need for affordable and workforce housing is growing, so TEAM Punta Gorda is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte County, Florida to build a home next spring. “TEAM Builds” breaks ground in March, 2018 completing the project within ninety days.

TEAM is all about connecting people, organizations and resources to make things happen. Together we make the Greater Punta Gorda area a better place to live, work, and play, so we hope you will join us in this exciting project.

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions and the schedule of tasks.  As plans pogress, we will add more information on how to get registered for the various phases of the job, 

Also, be sure to join us at the TEAM Mixer on November 8th at Angela’s Cafe Italiano (formally Trabue) where Mike Mansfield, CEO of Habitat for Humanity will speak about the Build project.

FAQs

What should I wear?
● Closed toed shoes
● Appropriate clothing – no provocative slogans
● A hat – you will be mostly working outside

What should I bring?
● A great attitude is the most important
● Sunscreen
● Bug spray
● Gloves
● A chair to take a rest

What about tools?
● Tools are provided, but you can bring your own hammer

Should I bring food and drinks?
● Lunch will be provided, but if you have a special diet, bring your own
● Water is provided

What are the hours?
● Starting time is 8:50am – a safety talk will be given each day
● Finishing time will be by 3:00 pm
● If you need to leave early, let us know

Who will tell us what to do?
● Habitat for Humanity will provide the construction manager(s)
● The construction manager is the boss – follow their instructions since they have done this many times before

Do I need to sign up for the entire project?
● No, sign up for the day and task that you feel qualified for.
● You can sign up for multiple days

Will it be the same people each day?
● No, some days there will be 20 people, others it may be only 5. It all depends on the task.
● Names will be added for each day up to the number of volunteers needed for the task.
● Once the total number of volunteers for the task are reached, we will create an alternatives list in case a person can not make it

How do I sign up?
● A call for volunteers will be made in January 2018
● First sign-ups will be at the annual meeting.
● Afterwards, contact the TEAM Punta Gorda Office



 

 

If you would like to be a part of “TEAM Builds,” we would love to hear of your interests and expertise.  Ideas or questions can be addressed to TEAM at team@teampuntagorda.org or call 941-637-TEAM (8326). 

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