VOLUNTEER POSITION - DRIVER ASSISTANT: ReStore

VOLUNTEER POSITION - DRIVER ASSISTANT: ReStore
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
  • Driver / Transportation
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Burlington
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Milton
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Mississauga
2020-01-062020-04-05

VOLUNTEER POSITION – DRIVER ASSISTANT: RESTORE

 

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 the Driver Assistants is to provide support to the ReStore by helping the driver pick up salvaged/donated materials from various locations in the Halton-Mississauga Region. This support allows Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga (HFHHM) to raise funds to cover the affiliate’s operational costs and build homes in the Halton-Mississauga community.

 

Responsible to: The Salvage Coordinator & ReStore Manager on duty

 

Time Commitment: Minimum one shift per week (4 hours)

Hours of Operation: Monday to Saturday from 8:00am - 6:00pm

Job Duration: Minimum 1 year commitment

 

Location: Burlington ReStore – 1800 Appleby Road, Burlington ON

Mississauga ReStore – 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga ON

Milton ReStore – 25 Brown Street, Milton, ON 

Position Duties:

  • Assist with loading and unloading of merchandise from donor locations to ReStore receiving docks
  • Assembly and/or disassembly of materials may be required
  • Assist with moving merchandise onto the sales floor
  • Assist with training of new Volunteer Driver Assistants and Drivers when required
  • Assist with documenting and verifying items picked-up

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be physically fit to lift and unload heavy items (50lbs +) in all weather conditions
  • 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
  • Previous customer service experience is an asset but not mandatory
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers, HFHHM staff members and volunteers

Training: Must complete online volunteer application and affiliate Volunteer Orientation and Safety Training through habitathm.ca website. Additional training will be provided during scheduled shifts including ReStore & truck safety procedures & proper lifting techniques.

Working Conditions: Affiliate location and donor locations. All Drivers and Driver assistants must wear CSA footwear. These shoes can either be provided at time of your shift or you can bring your own. All other PPE will be provided by HFHHM needed dependent on task. ie:(safety gloves, safety glasses)

Participant Group: ReStore Donors and Customers, Staff and Volunteers

Screening Process: Interview

Position Benefits:

  • Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity
  • 10% off ReStore purchases
  • Training development
  • Letter of Reference

To Apply: Habitathm.ca

Contact: Bradlee Bomberry - bbomberry@habitathm.ca

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