Volunteer Position: Construction Volunteers - Build Site

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0335 Last Modified: 16 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactJanine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353; Email: volunteer@habitatgta.ca
DutiesAble to learn to use construction tools and equipment with training and supervision * ability to lift 20-30lbs * aAssist in providing a safe and healthy working environment * come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team * 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.
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+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small 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
LocationBuild Site Locations: • 485 Normandy Street, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Additional RequirementsVolunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old to build * volunteers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian
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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