Electrical Product Tester Volunteer



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


1800 Appleby Line
L7L 6A1


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 an Electrical Tester is to the provide assistance to the ReStore by testing and fixing (if possible) donated electrical related merchandise for resale in the ReStore. This support allows HFH Halton-Mississauga to raise funds to cover the affiliate’s operational costs and build homes in the Halton-Mississauga community.

Responsible to: The ReStore staff member on duty

Time Commitment: Minimum 1 shift per week of 4 hours. 

Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 9am-6pm

Job Duration: Minimum 1 year commitment

Location: 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario, 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, 25 Brown Street, Milton, Ontario

Position Duties:

·  Test and repair electrical lighting and fixtures;

·  May be required to test large appliances

·  Adhere a “tested” sticker to the items tested – with date tested, name and any comments;

·  Train and mentor new volunteers as required;

·  Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times;

·  Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding electrical products when needed;

·  Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate

·  Work collaboratively with other volunteers;

·  Other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

·      Understanding of and ability to test and repair (if possible) electrical lighting and fixtures using tools/equipment provided

·      Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it;

·      Ability to work with a team or independently;

·      Friendly, approachable, outgoing

·      Willing to take the initiative

·      Excellent creative and organizational skills

·      Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers, HFH Halton staff members and volunteers

Training: Must complete Safety Health and Environment training

Working Conditions: Affiliate location

·  All Volunteers must wear CSA footwear. These shoes can either be provided at time of your shift or you can bring your own.

Participant Group: ReStore Customers, Affiliate Staff and Affiliate Volunteers

How To Apply



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