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2192 - Resource Development Assistant
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Base of Operations: 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario
Mississauga, Brampton


To carry out the our mission, "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 'Resource Development Assistant' is to actively reach out to the community, meeting directly with potential donors to ask for donation of materials and/or funds to support the ReStore and HFH Halton-Mississauga, which in turn allows us to continue to raise funds for our upcoming construction projects in the Halton-Mississauga community. Responsible to: HFHHM's Resource Development Manager Time Commitment: Minimum 4-8 hours per week.Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm Volunteer engagement: 3-6 month commitment Locations: > 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13, Burlington, Ontario> 4500 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, OntarioPosition Duties:● Contact potential manufacturers/donors via email, telephone, or in person in order to schedule appointments● Access to vehicle as presentations/solicitations may be off site● Gives presentations to the various manufacturers and companies scheduled (accompanied by a staff member)● Assists in the preparation of 'PowerPoint presentations' as required● Provides assistance to our Researcher on products/manufacturers in the Halton-Mississauga Region● Communicate regularly via email ● Provides weekly progress updates (post presentations) to the manager via email, by telephone, and/or in personPLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (HFHMH is now in its busy season)


- Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity- Refine 'customer service', 'marketing/promotion', and 'fundraising' skills through direct experience (enhance your resume)- Network with building suppliers and others in the community- Be part of a high profile charity that builds needed housing in your community- 10% off 'ReStore' purchases- Training & development- Letter of Reference


● Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy/mission and the desire to promote it● Excellent verbal/written communication skills, plus the ability to communicate effectively with HFHHM staff members, volunteers, and the community● Comfortable making contacts via phone calls, emails, or in person● Strong presentation skills - a background in sales is an asset but not mandatory● Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)● Facility in using Google 'Cloud' is an asset● Previous experience with in a volunteer management or human resource role an asset, not mandatory● Ability to work and lead a team and to work independently ● Excellent creative and organizational skills● Detail oriented

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

Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment starting 2018-06-04
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon

Time Commitment: Minimum 4-8 hours per week.Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pmSchedule may involve hours/appointments outside 'Restore' hours, that will accommodate potential donors Length of volunteer engagement: 3 - 6 month commitment


Orientation will be provided to successful candidates

More Details
Areas of Interest: Fundraising, Office Administration, Customer Service, Audio & Visual Production, Marketing/Promotion, Research/Evaluation
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Older Adults

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