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Position: 2091 - ReStore Volunteer > Please apply during COVID-19
Organization: Habitat for Humanity GTA
Position Address: Unit 3, 268 Rutherford Road South, Brampton, ON L6W 3N3, Canada
Location: Brampton, Caledon

Goal

Come and join the volunteer team at one of our 11 Habitat for Humanity ReStore locations across the Greater Toronto Area! A ReStore is a retail store concept that sells new and gently used donated home furnishings and renovation materials at great prices. Sale proceeds support Habitat's mission of helping working, low-income families build a brighter future through affordable home ownership.


Description

What you need to know:

  • Volunteers are not required to have prior customer service experience
  • Onsite training is provided by our ReStore staff
  • Any required safety equipment will be provided onsite
  • All volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old (volunteers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian)
  • ReStore locations (except Mississauga): - Brampton: Unit 3, 268 Rutherford Rd. South - Caledon (Bolton): 12A-12612 Hwy 50 - East York: 155 Bermondsey Rd. - Etobicoke: 7 Queen Elizabeth Blvd. - Markham: 7701 Woodbine Ave. - Newmarket: 16715 Yonge St., Unit C - North York: 1120 Caledonia Rd. - Scarborough: 1181 Kennedy Rd. - Toronto (Studio District): 3 Carlaw Ave. - Vaughan: 2180 Steeles Ave. W - Woodbridge North: 551 Cityview Blvd. Please note: 'ReStore' hours of operation vary by location. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO APPLY DURING COVID-19

Volunteers with Volunteer MBC profiles may click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to send their name/contact info to Habitat. PLUS, you will be taken IMMEDIATELY to the 'Habitat GTA volunteer sign-up webpage. IF you don't have a profile, when you press Apply Now you'll be prompted to create one. Thank you for your interest in HABITAT FOR HUMANITY!


Benefits

+ Gain practical experience in the 'customer service' industry, with solid staff support+ Meet new people and network with like-minded individuals, increasing your presence in your local community+ Excellent opportunity to acquire knowledge about merchandise retailing and environmentally friendly reuse of building materials (add to your skills and resume)+ Give back to your community+ Secondary school students can earn hours towards their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement+ Personal satisfaction that your volunteering contribution will benefit both the environment and help a deserving family gain home ownership


Qualifications

  • A 'CAN-DO' attitude
  • Good oral/written English
  • You will provide superb 'customer service' in a mature retail setting, with great staff support
  • Assist with pricing and merchandising, product assembly, repair, and donation drop offs
  • Attend all necessary Habitat for Humanity training sessions
  • Ability to volunteer as part of a team and independently
  • Committeed to adhere to volunteering schedule ('shifts') that will be mutually agreed upon

    SCREENING of Applicants during COVID-19 will be 'virtual' (tel/email/online interviewing). Please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' folders and leave space on your voicemail from communications from us. Thank you!

Min Age: 16   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Any Duration commitment
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon

FLEXIBLE 4 hour shifts available Tuesday to Saturday, and a mutually agreed weekly schedule will be worked out.


Training

ORIENTATION sessions are scheduled on a regular basis for you to come out and find out more about Habitat. TRAINING of all volunteers is provided by staff once you start.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Environment, Construction/Renovation/Repair, Customer Service, Seasonal/Special Event, Marketing/Promotion
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individuals, Older Adults



How to Contact
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