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2228 - Handy Person
Position Address:
535 Main St N


The Salvation Army Family Life Resource Centre (FLRC) is an emergency short term shelter in the Brampton area for women and their children escaping partner violence. The FLRC offers moms and their children support with all the concerns they bring with them into our Centre, with the promise to keep everything they tell staff and volunteers strictly confidential. Our 'Handy Person' assists the maintenance worker with minor repairs and renovations on FLRC property.  This volunteer will have some availability Monday-Friday, between the times of 8:30-4:00pm, one or two times a week for at least a few hours.  Driver's licence is not required but would be helpful.


  • Identify malfunction of equipment and complete minor mechanical repairs or report problem to management
  • Assist with Maintaining floors
  • Assemble, repair, and transport furniture as needed
  • Report and record all maintenance repairs in the Maintenance Request Binder
  • Ensure that all tools and hardware are stored appropriately and secured properly
  • Interact with parents and children in a positive, non-judgmental manner
  • Ensures that all information pertaining to clients, staff and volunteers are strictly confidential, and that activity records and statistics are secured by designated personnel
  • Assist with effective risk management and facility cleanliness
  • Read and adhere to FLRC Policies and Procedures and the Salvation Army's Code of Conduct while performing duties
  • Make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures


  • Use your training/skills/experience in an important role at the Centre - Gain further skills/experience as the member of a team and in an independent capacity
  • Use the volunteering experience to enhance your resume and career prospects
  • Personal satisfaction in completion of repairs and minor renovations, all of which will maintain our high quality Centre and its valuable resources for our vulnerable clients


  • Training and/or Skills and Experience in one or more of the following trades:
    • Electrical installation/repair (incl. lighting)
    • Plumbing installation/repair
    • Carpentry
    • Painting and application of other finishes (eg. floors)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, plus commitment to apply consistently, safety procedures that are required in these trades
  • Proficient oral/written communication skills
  • Willingness/ability to work under supervision or independently
  • Friendly, plus able to interact with Centre clients and their family members
  • Vulnerable Sector Check dated within the last 6 months

Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Any Duration commitment starting 2023-03-13 AND ending 2023-06-23
Shifts are available Anytime

Schedule is flexible to your needs!


Once the volunteer application is completed, the prospective volunteer will be interviewed by the Volunteer Coordinator and references will be called. If selected, a vulnerable sector check must return clear, and a 2-step tuberculosis skin test must return negative prior to orientation. Once provided, volunteers are required to attend an orientation with the Volunteer Coordinator.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Construction/Renovation/Repair, Shelters
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individuals, Older Adults
Apply before: 2023-06-23

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