Eliot Span, Justin Jordan, Martin Rito

Building Resilient Homes in Chile

Join Our Volunteer Team: Building Resilient Homes in Chile

Are you passionate about making a difference in communities affected by frequent earthquakes? Join our volunteer team as we embark on a project to help design and build resilient homes using eco-friendly materials.

Project Overview:

  • Objective: Assist in designing and constructing small houses that can withstand earthquakes and provide a comfortable living environment for residents.
  • Location: Chile, where old buildings are frequently damaged by earthquakes.
  • Scope: Collaborate with a team of volunteers to design and implement innovative solutions using eco-friendly materials.
  • Duration: The project will begin in July, with ongoing participation expected.

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Participate in online meetings every week to discuss project progress and collaborate with team members.
  • Contribute ideas and expertise to the design and construction of resilient homes.
  • Assist in sourcing eco-friendly materials and implementing sustainable building practices.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passion for community service and making a positive impact in earthquake-prone areas.
  • Background or interest in architecture, engineering, construction, or related fields.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a remote team environment.
  • Availability to participate in online meetings and contribute actively to the project.

Application Details:

  • Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Requirements: Please submit a brief introduction outlining your background, skills, and interest in the project.
  • Review Process: Materials will be sent to selected volunteers after the application deadline for further participation in the project.

If you are passionate about resilient design and eager to contribute to earthquake recovery efforts in Chile, we encourage you to join our volunteer team. Together, let’s make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by natural disasters and build stronger, more resilient communities.