Crew Volunteer - Build Site

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0331 Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactJanine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353; Fax: 416-916-2333; Email:
DutiesAttend all necessary Habitat GTA training sessions, provide on the job training and supervision for semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers * lead a group of volunteers, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun * assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating work, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc. * ensure necessary tools are on the site for specific tasks and supervision of clean up, returning of tools and excess materials * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, dry walling, etc. * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, etc. * crew members perform tasks that require a level of skill and need to have the ability to quickly assess the abilities of volunteers. The Crew must be able to teach crew members proper construction techniques, answer their questions, show patience.
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BenefitsGain practical experience in skilled trades * meet new people and network with likeminded individuals * give back to your community and help provide affordable home ownership
Clientslower income families
Ages16 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours16 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon ((8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon ((8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon ((8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon ((8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon ((8:00 AM - 4:00 PM))
SeasonsYear Round
Location485 Normandy Street Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 26 Mar 2022
End Date28 Feb 2023
Agency Details
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Office Phone289-224-9695
Address & Map
310 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4H5
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