VOLUNTEER POSITION: Crew Leader Volunteer - Build Site, no build experience required

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0020
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Apr 2023

Opportunity Details: VOLUNTEER POSITION: Crew Leader Volunteer - Build Site, no build experience required

Contact Janine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353 ext 2275

Position Details:

·      Have an interest in the different phases of the construction process that include framing, dry walling, landscaping, insulating, flooring, etc.

·      Ability to lift 10 to 20 lbs

·      Lead a group of up to 5 volunteers with different levels of construction skillsets, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun.

  ·     Attend our health, safety, and construction training sessions.

·      Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating tasks, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc.

·      Come with a willingness to learn from experienced staff and volunteers. A positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility and a sense of humour is always key! Tasks are not always glamourous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.

·      Enthusiasm to learn how to use construction tools with supervision.

More Info Link https://habitatgta.ca/
Benefits Position Benefits: 
• Gain practical experience in skilled trades. 
• Meet new people and network with likeminded individuals. 
• Give back to your community and help provide affordable home ownership for local families.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of Interest Building & Construction ; Flooring ; General Trade-Related ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour
Skills/Experience Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 16 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon (8am-4pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8am-4pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (8am-4pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8am-4pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (8am-4pm) 
Build day is 8 am to 4 pm, you book your own volunteer shift when is good for you. Above is a list of the days and time build site is open.
Seasons Spring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter ; Year Round
Accessibility Active construction site
Number of Positions Oshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 May 2023
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 20 Mar 2023

Agency Details: Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

Office Phone 289-224-9695
E-Mail info@habitatdurham.com
Website www.habitatgta.ca
Address & Map
310 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4H5
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Mailing Address 310 Simcoe St S 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 4H5

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