Habitat for Humanity GTA - Oshawa ReStore Volunteer

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH1386
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 23 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Habitat for Humanity GTA - Oshawa ReStore Volunteer

Contact Janine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353 ext 2275; Email: janine.smith@habitatgta.ca

·       Interacting with the public while providing great customer service. Merchandising and staging of furniture donations.

·       eCommerce: product research for price and key selling points, measure dimensions, photography, and minor touch up of items to support our new online platform.

·       Tasks may include customer service, product display, pricing, assembly, and repair

  • Due to the physical nature of some of the tasks required, ReStore volunteers may be asked to lift heavy objects (bathroom fixtures, windows, doors, etc.)
  • Assembling furniture and some restoration of various donations.
  • Able to lift 10-20 pounds and be on your feet for several hours at a time.
  • Volunteers are required to wear CSA approved green label safety shoes, some at store to borrow for volunteer shift

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

More Info Link https://habitatgta.ca/volunteer-services/habitat-restore/
Benefits • Gain practical experience and develop new skills.  
• Meet new people and network with like-minded individuals  
• Give back to your community and help raise funds for affordable home ownership  
• Help the environment by giving new life to gently used resources  
• Letters of confirmation for hours volunteered (Minimum 40 hours for this) Please provide one weeks notice for the letter.
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of Interest Customer / Sales Services ; Donations - Furniture, Household ; Nature / Environment ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/Experience Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Short Term
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 4 (Total)
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
Seasons Spring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter
Number of Positions Oshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total. 
Oshawa ReStore, 200 John Street West
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Habitat ReStore in-person volunteer orientation, November 8th 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. To register email volunteer@habitatgta.ca
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 Dec 2023
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 30 Oct 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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