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Position: 821 - ReStore - Driver
Organization: Habitat for Humanity, Halton - Mississauga
Position Address: 'ReStore' - 1800 Appleby Line, Burlington, Ontario, PLUS various locations in the local area
Location: Mississauga

Goal

Habitat for Humanity, Halton-Mississauga (HFHHM)is currently recruiting volunteers to help build homes in Brampton/Caledon alongside families to further our mission of helping working, low income families build a brighter future through affordable home ownership. 'Restore' (where donated building materials (new and 'recycled') are received, then sold to raise funds for our projects) needs drivers for our truck. The 'Restore - Driver' fulfills a key transportation role by receiving and delivering store merchandise on a timely basis.


Description

The 'ReStore - Driver' is an integral part of the Habitat for Humanity volunteer team. We rely upon the Driver to pick up items donated to our 'ReStore' outlets and for deliveries of sold items to customers' homes. The Volunteer Driver is required to comply with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act and to exercise proper judgment in the operation of the Habitat for Humanity pick-up/delivery truck. This position is supported by a 'Volunteer Driver Assistant' on both pickups and deliveries. Duties and Responsibilities: ● Understands the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it ● Drives the 'ReStore' truck to/from assigned pick up and delivery locations ● Assists with loading/unloading of merchandise from donor locations to 'ReStore' receiving dock ● Assists with loading/unloading of merchandise sold, from the 'ReStore' to customer homes ● Assists with the moving of items received onto the sales floor ● Assists with the training of new Volunteer Drivers and Driver Assistants when required ● Responds to donor inquiries about the Habitat for Humanity Mississauga's mission ● Resolves and/or reports issues and concerns as they arise in performance of tasks associated with the 'position'


Benefits

> Gain practical experience in 'customer service' > Meet and network with new people and be involved with like-minded volunteers > Personal satisfaction knowing that you have contributed to the realization in your community of Habitat for Humanity's mission


Qualifications

  • You have a valid 'G' driver's licence with a clean driving record (as confirmed by your driver's abstract)
  • You have a MINIMUM of 10 YEARS driving experience
  • Fitness for the tasks (eg. lifting/carrying of building materials, etc.)
  • Organized, able to adhere to a flexible schedule
  • Volunteer Drivers must wear a CSA approved footwear at all times during the performance of their duties
  • Provide proof of insurance, plus be eligible to sign the 'Cooperators Insurance Company' consent form
  • Provide a clear Police Reference Check

Min Age: 26   
Police Check: Required   
Resume: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
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

A MINIMUM 6 MONTHS commitment is required for this role. We are operational Monday thru Friday, and volunteer hours will be arranged and may vary, depending upon the need for pick-up and delivery of 'Restore' items.


Training

Orientation and Training are mandatory. The prospective Volunteer Driver must attend an Affiliate Information and General 'ReStore' Orientation session. Habitat for Humanity Mississauga will provide 2 training shifts with current Driver volunteers.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Construction/Renovation/Repair, Customer Service, Marketing/Promotion, Transportation
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.habitathm.ca
https://www.facebook.com/habitathaltonmississauga
https://twitter.com/HabitatHM


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