Construction Team — Puerto Rico


  • Short-term (individual and team)
  • Puerto Rico
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Due to COVID-19, this position is on-hold.

Members of the short-term team from St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Esko, Minn., paint the exterior of Iglesia Luterana Principe de Paz (Prince of Peace Lutheran Church), Mayag├╝ez, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Puerto Rico has endured one natural disaster after another. But God has not forgotten the people of Puerto Rico. Join the LCMS’s church planting and disaster response efforts in Puerto Rico. Your team will serve alongside LCMS missionaries and Puerto Rican Lutherans.

Your team will help renovate and repair worship and outreach facilities. The nature of the work is in constant flux due to the pandemic and local members who volunteer their time to assist. However, some tasks that you might work on include: demolition, debris removal, exterior painting, cleaning, plumbing, kitchen cabinetry, wood refinishing, tiling and landscaping.

It would be helpful for some team members to have some expertise/experience in construction work.

Timing: Flexible, typically Saturday to Saturday

Cost: typically $100/person/night (airfare not included)

Cost Includes: food, lodging, project costs, coordination and international medical insurance.

Opportunity Details

  • Location:   Puerto Rico
  • Position Description File:   n/a
  • Duration:  8 days
  • Team Size:  6-16 people
  • Contact Name:  Erin Alter
  • Contact Email:  Email 
  • Application Deadline:   n/a
  • Flexible Start Date:  Yes
  • Start Date:   n/a

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