Global Builders

Get involved with FCHA!  Join our Global Builders (GB) Volunteer teams!

Come to Armenia for a 10-14 day trip to build a home with and a for a family in need, interact with Armenian families, and  see the ancient country of Noah’s ark!IMG_1838

Global Builders work shoulder to shoulder with the homeowners and local volunteers in a spirit of friendship and unity, sharing the same enthusiasm and emotions. The Global Builders program becomes a platform of interaction between the guests and the local community, and helps strengthen the cultural and spiritual bridge between the local and international communities.

No construction skills are necessary.DSC06029

Global Builders construction includes works like mixing sand and cement, pouring water, preparing the mixture and carrying with buckets (as light as possible), carrying tufa blocks, plastering and painting the walls, sanding windows, doors and walls, and preparing an insulation layer for the roof.

More helpful links:

General Info on GB

Global Builders_Handbook_2017
FAQ on Global Builders 

2017 GB VOLUNTEER TEAMS SCHEDULE 

Vayots Dzor

June 17-July 1,  St. John’s Armenian Church of Greater Detroit, Full

Yerevan

May 15-28,  Johnson State College, Full

June 26-July 7, team leaders Leo and Sona Manuelian, open team, trip cost $1,700 JOIN

July 29 – August 6, team leaders Stu Essey and Carey White, the Arnold Foundation, trip cost $1,250  JOIN

September 9-22, team leader Barbara Hovsepian,  Full

September 24 – October 7, team leader Abie Alexanderopen team, trip cost $1,650 JOIN

Please check back as new teams and dates may be added soon! If you are interested in the short term mission trip/Global Builders Volunteer program of FCHA, please fill in the online application. If you have questions, please send an email to fcarmenia@fcharmenia.org .

 



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