EMILY BAUER, client services manager for the Friends of Rockaway, explains how the organization works in front of one of their job boards. Office in Far Rockaway. One of partners for NYAC/UMCOR Sandy recovery efforts. Photo by Joanne S. Utley. September 2015.

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Home in Far Rockaway being repaired by NYAC/UMCOR/Friends of Rockaway volunteers. Photo, special to the New York Annual Conference, by Arthur McClanahan

Tom Vencuss, Hannah Arnett, and Emily Bauer discuss recovery work in the Far Rockaway section of Queens in the offices of Friends of Rockaway. FOR is a partner in the NYAC/UMCOR Sandy recovery effort. Photo by Joanne S. Utley

Job board at the Friends of Rockaway office in Far Rockaway highlights the status of each home the group is working on. FOR is one of partners for NYAC/UMCOR Sandy recovery efforts. Photo by Joanne S. Utley. September 2015.