Build Site Volunteer

(Habitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area)

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Position ID: V-OSH0084 Last Modified: 02 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 02 Jun 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactJanine Smith, Manager Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity GTA; Phone: 416-755-7353 ext 2275; Email:
DutiesBuild Site Volunteer * duties will be assigned by Site Supervisor and will depend on stage of build.
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BenefitsGain practical experience in skilled trades * meet new people and network with likeminded individuals * give back to your community and help provide affordable home ownership
ClientsLower income families in GTA
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Translation & Languages ; No build site experience required.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; You only need to commit to one build site shift however we would welcome you to continue volunteering long term.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Small group of individual volunteers lead by our experience volunteers, Crew Leaders.
Minimum Hours8 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning 
Thursday: Morning 
Friday: Morning 
We require our volunteers to be able to stay for complete build day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
SeasonsYear Round
Location75 Royal Street, Oshawa
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsVolunteers are required to bring their own CSA approved, green label, steel toed boots, safety goggles and work gloves * 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, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm- Georgina Build site, Monday through Friday. Shifts are self-scheduled via online registration
Agency Details
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity, Greater Toronto Area
Office Phone289-224-9695
Address & Map
310 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4H5
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