Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1800 Appleby LineUnit 13Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7L 6A1CA

About

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 Carpentry Personnel is to provide assistance to the ReStore by assembling, testing and fixing (if possible) donated furniture 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: At least one shift a week


Hours of operation at affiliate locations: Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm


Job Duration: Minimum 1 Year commitment


Location: HFH Halton Office - 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario, HFH Mississauga ReStore - 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, HFH Milton Restore - 25 Brown Street, Milton, Ontario

Position Duties:

  • Assemble, test and/or repair furniture (chairs, tables, seasonal items, etc.);

  • 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

  • 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 assemble, test and repair (if possible) furniture 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 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

Participant Group: ReStore Customers, Affiliate Staff and Affiliate Volunteers

Position Benefits:

  • Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity

  • Satisfaction of contributing to HFH Halton’s mission

  • HFHH T-shirt and name tag

  • 10% off ReStore purchases

  • Training development

  • Letter of Reference

Skills

  • Carpentry

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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