"Volunteers never take pay.

 Not because they are worthless, but because                            they are Priceless."

Let's Get Started...

Step 1

Read through the group planning guide.

Step 2

Contact us to ask any questions you may have!

Step 3

Fill out all of the required forms.

Step 4

Make sure your payment has been verified.

Step 5

Arrive in Hazard, KY and have a great time helping families!

Are your dates available?

The Fine Print...​

Please note: The dates selected for your trip may or may not be available. They are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Contacting our Community and Volunteer Coordinator will help to answer questions about dates available and to discuss the application process, fees, and deadlines. 

A $50 deposit per volunteer is due within 2 weeks of the submission date. If fees are not received within two weeks, we can't hold your volunteer dates.

Group leader: please have each volunteer or legal guardian of the volunteer fill out the forms listed above on this website using the above links.

Remaining volunteer fee ($175 per person) is due upon arrival.

In the event of a conflict, please contact Janie, our Volunteer Coordinator at janie@housingdevelopmentalliance or call (606) 436-0497 with questions or concerns. 

Before your volunteer date make sure you have:

  • SHARED THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS GUIDE with the members of your group throughout the planning of your mission trip. Feel free to contact Janie with any questions you may have.

  • COMPLETED AND SIGNED THE VOLUNTEER CONSENT FORM for each participant/guardian.

  • THOROUGHLY REVIEWED THE WORK SITE RULES WITH EACH MEMBER of the group. Each member will be asked to SIGN A COPY OF THE WORK SITE RULES before he/she is allowed on the work site.


  • REVIEWED PACKING LIST with your group members.

  • PREPARED ANY VOLUNTEER FEE BALANCE that may be due. The fee is required upon arrival.

What are the volunteer fees used for?


  • Your housing! We give First Presbyterian a small donation to cover overhead costs at the church.


  • The Volunteer Department! Another portion goes back into the volunteer program to continue making the volunteer experience the best it can be.


  • The families we serve! Most importantly, the majority of your fee goes into the cost of materials and carpenter time that make helping families possible. Your commitment of time and fees allows the Housing Development Alliance to serve families who could otherwise not be assisted.

Group Volunteer Application - To be filled out by Group Leader

With your application, there is a volunteer deposit ($50 per person) required within two weeks from submission. The application has a rolling deadline. 

Pre-trip communication form - To be filled out by Group Leader

The contact person must have this form filled out and finalized 1 MONTH before your trip. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to go over your final trip information.

Volunteer Consent Form

Each person must read and sign a copy of this form.

Work Site Rules

Each volunteer must sign a copy of the Work Site Rules.