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3040 County Road 10Canandaigua, NY 14424


Construction Volunteer

Crew Leader

Reports to: John Lombardi, Construction Manager

Summary: Our Construction Crew Leaders are integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods throughout Ontario County. Crew leaders are skilled volunteers who not only put their prior experiences to good use on the work site, but also assist construction staff in leading and supervising the other volunteers to perform specific construction tasks. Crew leaders demonstrate tasks, maintain standards, monitor safety and ensure that the other volunteers are fully engaged.


  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to the volunteer team in order to meet pre-set goals
  • Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers
  • Assist with hands-on construction tasks
  • Help check that the work of the volunteers is up to standards outlined by the construction manager
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of building materials and tools
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment
  • Safety is the first and foremost priority for Crew Leaders (training provided)
  • Help create an enjoyable construction day for the volunteers
  • Give instructions to group for construction tasks, safety and cleanup
  • Refer to Construction Manager for questions and material needs
  • Empower and motivate volunteers with meaningful work
  • Communicate praise and appreciation for job well done

Volunteers are:

  • Very positive team players
  • Able to motivate individuals and groups
  • Able to work and communicate with a variety of people
  • Capable of physically demanding work
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions without climate control
  • Accommodating to schedule changes
  • Excited to interact with people from all different backgrounds

All volunteers are required to sign a Release and Waiver of Liability annually. This should be done before any volunteer work begins. Copies of this form can be found either in the office or with the Construction Manager.


  • Construction

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18

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