Volunteering done differently

At All Hands and Hearts, we believe that every individual should have the chance to volunteer through our free and open door approach. We believe in giving back without limitations. Whether you are 18 or 80, worked your whole life in construction or have never touched a power tool, you are always welcome. We believe in the strength of diversity. And no matter your race, religion, national origin, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or age, we believe that, together, we can make a difference.
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Three great reasons

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Get involved in helping communities recover after a natural disaster. If you have spare time and a willingness to help, you can make a difference in bringing individuals and families return to their homes and classrooms after the disaster.
2
Immerse yourself in a multicultural and multigenerational community. Whether you’re in the dorm room or the board room, leadership begins with service. During your time as a volunteer, you will meet volunteers from all over the world with different cultures, ages and backgrounds!
3
Learn new skills. As a volunteer, you will work alongside your teammates, learning valuable skills, including construction. By the end of your time on program, you’ll be able to return home having learned something new.

In the wake of any natural disaster, it’s volunteers like you who shine a bright light on affected communities. We can’t do what we do without volunteers like you, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us on a program today!

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Complimentary flights from the U.S. for volunteers who commit to at least two weeks in either Texas or the USVI* 

*See conditions of travel. 

COMPLIMENTARY FLIGHTS from the U.S. for volunteers who commit to at least 2 weeks in Texas, USVI, or Mexico. Get on board!

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“I would highly recommend to anyone to take the plunge, don the purple shirt, and get your hands dirty with a great bunch of folks.”

Grant Clark, Hurricane Harvey recovery volunteer.

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Work hard. Change lives.

Volunteer Jason Roy epitomizes a life of service. From serving in the military to being an EMT, winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award to volunteering with All Hands and Hearts, Jason’s drive has always focused on how he might help others. We are so proud to call Jason family and can’t wait to grow our family of like-minded and caring people.

Work hard. Change lives.

Volunteer Jason Roy epitomizes a life of service. From serving in the military to being an EMT, winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award to volunteering with All Hands and Hearts, Jason’s drive has always focused on how he might help others. We are so proud to call Jason family and can’t wait to grow our family of like-minded and caring people.

A sneak peek of a day in the life of a volunteer

Curious what it’s like to volunteer? See what a day in the life is like in Oaxaca, Mexico. Every one of our programs is different; but, at the end of the day, we work hard, help change lives, and rest easy.

A sneak peek of a day in the life of a volunteer

Curious what it’s like to volunteer? See what a day in the life is like in Oaxaca, Mexico. Every one of our programs is different; but, at the end of the day, we work hard, help change lives, and rest easy.

The volunteer connection

Get inspired by the stories of our volunteers from around the world who have helped to rebuild communities impacted by natural disasters.

Explore their stories via our interactive map, and meet some featured volunteers below.

All Hands and Hearts Volunteer Mathieu

Home: Rennes, France

Program: Mexico Earthquake Relief - Oaxaca

"Being a volunteer is so rewarding, not in a financial way, but in a way that not even the richest person on Earth could buy."

All Hands and Hearts Volunteer Mathieu

Home: Rennes, France

Program: Mexico Earthquake Relief - Oaxaca

"Being a volunteer is so rewarding, not in a financial way, but in a way that not even the richest person on Earth could buy."

Home: Malawi

Program: Texas Hurricane Harvey Relief

"I have learned a lot of lessons during my period of stay with All Hands and Hearts. Much more, I have discovered that indeed rendering a hand to help people in need is the greatest gift of all."

Coastal Bend Volunteer Wilson Greya
Coastal Bend Volunteer Wilson Greya

Home: Malawi

Program: Texas Hurricane Harvey Relief

"I have learned a lot of lessons during my period of stay with All Hands and Hearts. Much more, I have discovered that indeed rendering a hand to help people in need is the greatest gift of all."

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