Crew Volunteer - Build Site

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0331
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 19 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Crew Volunteer - Build Site

Contact Janine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353; Fax: 416-916-2333; Email:

Attend 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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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
Clients lower income families
Ages 16 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Building & Construction ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour
Skills/Experience Communication & 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 Length Long Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours 16 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: 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))
Seasons Year Round
Location 485 Normandy Street Oshawa
Number of Positions Oshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 26 Mar 2022
End Date 29 Feb 2024

Agency Details: Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area

Office Phone 289-224-9695
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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