Construction Crew Member


Published:

01/03/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

1800 Appleby Line
Burlington
ON
L7L 6A1
Canada

Description

Purpose: To carry out the stated purpose, “To use our knowledge, skills, community relationships, volunteers and other resources to create and promote safe and affordable home ownership options with the aim of alleviating the cycle of poverty within our community of Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga.”


The role of a crew member is to manually assist the Crew Leader and Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga all construction sites and projects.


Responsible to: The Crew Leader, Site Foreperson and ultimately the Director of Construction


Time Commitment: Minimum of 1 day per week.


Job Duration: minimum 3 months


Location: Various construction site locations in the affiliate service area


Position Duties:

  • Hands on labour as per the construction time table (i.e. Building walls, insulation, drywall, painting etc )
  • Requires some physical strength to perform tasks as assigned
  • Able to take direction as required and seek out guidance on projects.
  • Perform assigned construction duties on construction sites or projects
  • Work in collaboration with Crew Leaders and other Crew Members.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
  • Strive for quality
  • Ensure safety on site at all times.
  • Contribute to a positive and rewarding work environment for all.
  • May need to load and unload delivery vehicles


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience with interactive volunteer based program an asset
  • Understanding of Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it
  • Ability to work with a team or independently.
  • Some on site construction experience is an asset but not mandatory.
  • Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Good verbal skill and the ability to communicate with HFHH staff members and volunteers using conversational English.


Orientation and Training: Mandatory Affiliate Volunteer Orientation and Safety Training


Working Conditions: Various construction site locations across the affiliate service area. This could include both interior and exterior work year round, rain or shine.


All volunteers on a construction site must wear CSA footwear. These shoes can either be provided at time of your shift or you can bring your own.

How To Apply

vassistant@habitathm.ca

http://www.habitatvolunteer.ca

Email for more information or click the link above to sign up as a Habitat volunteer!


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