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Construction Volunteer- Build Site


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Habitat’s mission is to mobilize volunteers and communities to help working, lower income families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

What you need to know:
• Volunteers are not required to have prior building experience
• Onsite training is provided by our skilled Crew Leaders
• We build 12 months a year, Monday to Friday
• Volunteers are required to bring their own CSA approved, green label, steel toed boots, safety goggles and work gloves
• Volunteers 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
• Minimum shift is 8 hours, from 8:00 am – 4:00pm- Oshawa Build Site
• You can volunteer for one day or on a regular basis

Build Site Locations:
• Oshawa

Position Requirements:
• Able to learn to use construction tools and equipment with training and supervision
• Ability to lift 20-30lbs
• Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment
• Willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff
• 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 glamourous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.

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

Ready to get started in making a difference in the lives of families? CLICK HERE or go to https://habitatgta.volunteerhub.com/events/index?format=List&filter=24904 to choose a Build Site and a shift date. Then follow the prompts to become a Habitat GTA volunteer! Questions? Email volunteer@habitatgta.ca

Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to ensuring a barrier-free, accessible and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage volunteers with disabilities, and upon individual request, will endeavour to provide appropriate accommodations. Please inform our Volunteer Service team should accommodation be required by emailing volunteer@habitatgta.ca

Who You'll be Assisting

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Habitat for Humanity GTA & Durham

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area is a local nonprofit housing organization with a global vision of a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. We mobilize communities to help working, lower-income families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, donors, and community partners; we provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives for families in the GTA. Since 1988, Habitat GTA has built 22 new communities, providing a hand up to hundreds of families so parents and children can have a safe, decent and affordable place to call home. To learn more, visit: habitatgta.ca

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Who You'll be Assisting

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Habitat for Humanity GTA & Durham

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area is a local nonprofit housing organization with a global vision of a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. We mobilize communities to help working, lower-income families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, donors, and community partners; we provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives for families in the GTA. Since 1988, Habitat GTA has built 22 new communities, providing a hand up to hundreds of families so parents and children can have a safe, decent and affordable place to call home. To learn more, visit: habitatgta.ca