Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need to know how to paint to be a volunteer?
Do I have to work every day?
Is there a fee to participate?
How many hours do I have to volunteer for?
Is lunch provided?
Can I receive community service hours for volunteering with Refresh?
My company is looking to volunteer, is it possible for groups to sign up?
Are children and youth allowed to volunteer?
As a volunteer, I’m really excited about the work Refresh is doing. Is it possible to get my house painted?





Do I need to know how to paint to be a volunteer?

No. We provide on-site training and tips on how to paint every morning before we send out our volunteers. So even if you’ve never painted before you’ll know exactly what to do.


Do I have to work every day?

No. As a volunteer you can choose to work as many days as you like. Whether you choose to volunteer just one day or the whole week we’d love to have you!


Is there a fee to participate?

No. Volunteering at Refresh is free. We even give you a free Refresh t-shirt!


How many hours do I have to volunteer for?

A typical day at Refresh is from 9AM-4PM. However, we do welcome volunteers who can only stay for part of the day.


Is lunch provided?

Yes! We ask all homes that are being painted to provide a light lunch for the volunteers. It’s a great opportunity to get to know the family as well!


Can I receive community service hours for volunteering with Refresh?

Yes. Whether you’re a student in high school or need volunteer hours for another reason, Refresh is a great way to get them while having fun! Just speak to the site coordinator at the site you choose to paint at and they will be happy to provide you with whatever documents you require.


My company is looking to volunteer, is it possible for groups to sign up?

Yes! We encourage groups of all sizes to volunteer at Refresh. We have several companies, churches, and other organizations volunteer with us every summer. If your group would like to volunteer send us an email at refresh@ephraimsplace.com.


Are children and youth allowed to volunteer?

Yes. We do allow children and youth to volunteer at Refresh as long as they are supervised by a responsible adult. Parents are welcome to bring the children with them!


As a volunteer, I’m really excited about the work Refresh is doing. Is it possible to get my house painted?

If you live in one of the communities that we are painting and would like to have your house painted send us an email at refresh@ephraimsplace.com.