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Project Description:
Subject to Change

The Chandler Magnet/La Familia project seeks to create a more flexible play area for a school that was just merged with another school. We will add blacktop games and soccer net.

Site Managers:

Director: Patrick Walsh Site Managers: Nora Simile
Will Fletcher
Lauren DeLucia


525 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, USA

Start Time: 

April 13th at 10am

Welcome to Year 12:

Chandler Magnet/La Familia School

Welcome to Build Day 2024, We are Excited to Have You Volunteer On Build Day! On this Page You Will Find Detailed Information About the Project, Including Building Instructions, Materials and Tools We Are Using. 


Volunteer Tasks and Assignments:

Below is a Detailed Overview of The Assignments on Build Day That Volunteers Will Do. 

Project Overview:

To create a more engaging and flexible play area following the merger of two schools, incorporating new blacktop games and a soccer net to facilitate both educational and recreational activities.

Project #1: Assemble Soccer Net

Activity Leader: Patrick Walsh

Objective: Assemble and install soccer nets to provide a new activity area for soccer games.


  1. Unpack the soccer net materials and lay them out according to the assembly instructions.

  2. Divide the volunteers into two teams, assigning 5 people to each goal for efficient assembly.

  3. Use the ladder as needed to secure the nets at the correct height.

  4. Ensure each goal is firmly anchored to the ground for safety.

Tools Needed: Ladder

Volunteers Needed: 10

Pictures/Visualizations: Soccer Net Example

Project #2: Repaint Blacktop Games

Activity Leader: Lauren Delucia

Objective: Refresh and enhance the visual appeal of existing blacktop games by repainting them.


  1. Clean the blacktop surface to ensure the paint adheres properly.

  2. Outline the games using paint or chalk to ensure accuracy in design.

  3. Apply fresh coats of paint to the games, possibly updating or adding new designs as needed.

  4. Allow the paint to dry completely before allowing any foot traffic.

Tools Needed: Paint Brushes, Paint Cans (Various Colors)

Volunteers Needed: 7

Project #3: Clear Fence

Activity Leader: William Fletcher

Objective: Remove branches obstructing the fence line to enhance safety and aesthetics.


  1. Identify sections of the fence that are obstructed by branches.

  2. Use hedge trimmers and clippers to carefully remove the branches.

  3. Collect the debris and place it in trash bags for disposal.

  4. Ensure the fence is clear and the surrounding area is clean.

Tools Needed: Hedge Trimmers, Clippers, Gloves, Trash Bags, Ladder

Volunteers Needed: 15

Project #4: Clear Fence/General Cleanup

Activity Leader: Nora Smillie

Objective: Continue clearing the fence of branches and conduct general cleanup activities around the school.


  1. Focus on areas that require additional attention, ensuring all branches are removed from the fence.

  2. Perform a general cleanup of the surrounding area, collecting any litter or debris.

  3. Use trash bags to dispose of all waste collected during the cleanup process.

Tools Needed: Clippers, Gloves, Trash Bags, Ladder

Volunteers Needed: 5

Volunteer Management

Activity Leader(s): Patrick Walsh and Nora Smillie

Pre-Build Day & Build Day:

  • Parking Situation: Available in the back lot.

  • Volunteer Transport: Volunteers are encouraged to use cars for transportation to the site.

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