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Crew Volunteer - Build Site

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Habitat for Humanity GTA
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Oshawa, ON, Canadá
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Crew Volunteer - Build Site

Would you like to help build homes in the GTa and Durham area with Habitat for Humanity GTA? Is flexibility in your schedule important to you? Whether you have never picked up a hammer in your life or you’re a contractor the Habitat GTA and Durham Crew Volunteer opportunity is for you! Habitat GTA’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 and Assistant Site

Superintendent

 Volunteers are recommended 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

We build 12 months a year, Monday to Friday, shifts are 8 hours, from 8:00 am –

4:00pmShifts are self-scheduled via online registration

 Time Commitment: The shifts are from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We request a minimum commitment of two shifts per month is as part of the Crew

program.

Build Site Locations:

 485 Normandy Street, Oshawa

Position Requirements:

 Enthusiasm to learn how to use construction tools and equipment with training and

supervision

 Ability to lift 20-30lbs

 Assist 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. 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.

Roles and Responsibilities:

 Attend all necessary Habitat GTA training sessions, provide on the job training and

supervision for semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers

 Lead a group of volunteers, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent,

affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun

 Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment,

personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating work, maintaining a suitable

working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc.

 Ensure necessary tools are on the site for specific tasks and supervision of clean up,

returning of tools and excess materials

 Have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of

construction including framing, roofing, dry walling, etc.

 Have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of

construction including framing, roofing, etc.

 Crew members perform tasks that require a level of skill and need to have the ability to

quickly assess the abilities of volunteers. The Crew must be able to teach crew

members proper construction techniques, answer their questions, show patience.

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 the link below:

https://habitatgta.volunteerhub.com

If you are interest in this volunteer role or co-op placement opportunity, please send resume and cover letter to volunteer@habitatgta.ca. Include accounting volunteer in subject line. If you have any questions please do not hesitate reach out.

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 contact volunteer services with any questions at volunteer@habitatgta.ca or 416-755-7353 x 2225.






Would you like to help build homes in the GTa and Durham area with Habitat for Humanity GTA? Is flexibility in your schedule important to you? Whether you have never picked up a hammer in your life or you’re a contractor the Habitat GTA and Durham…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Meio horário (10 a 30 horas por semana)
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Presencial
485 Normandy St, Oshawa, ON L1H 5X4, Canada

Como se inscrever

If interested please email volunteer@habitatgta.ca


If interested please email volunteer@habitatgta.ca


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