Build Site volunteers and Volunteer Crew Leads

(Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph)

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Position ID: V-GUE0286 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBuilding Homes, Building Community
ContactMaggie Moniz, Volunteer Services Co-ordinator, Habitat for Humanity; Phone: (519) 767-9752 ext 21; Email:
DutiesWe are in need of volunteers to help complete construction of the interior of our Cityview Village site in Guelph. Specifically, skilled/experienced volunteers with a background in construction, renovations and power tool use. We are happy to teach any unskilled volunteers with a desire to help! 
We will also be looking for painters in late fall! 
Groups looking to purchase a private team build day, please contact for more information.
More Info
BenefitsHabitat for Humanity builds safe, decent, affordable homes to provide families a hand up to break the cycle of poverty. They do this with the assistance of volunteers, donors of goods to their ReStores, individual donors, corporate partners, and the community. The organization embraces a culture of partnership and engagement establishing meaningful long-term connections with employees and the volunteers. 
Many benefits exist while volunteering at the Cityview Village build site including: relationship building, working for an organization with a significant environmental impact (ReStore diverts thousands of pounds of waste from the dump), directly impacting the work of Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, new/improved construction skills, usable volunteer hours for various community service requirements, letters of recommendation, etc.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Groups
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Event Coordination & Support
Skills/ExperienceNo experience required, only the desire to build homes for families in the community.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - Volunteers with a regular commitment are encouraged but one-day build volunteers are welcome as well! ; Short Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) 
Please contact for more information on shifts and availability.
Location11 Cityview Dr, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Volunteers are asked to complete a quiz and a waiver form before working on site.
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Dec 2018
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsCSA Approved steel-toed shoes are required; a limited number of sizes are available on site to borrow.
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Start DateOn or after 06 Nov 2018
End Date31 Dec 2018
Display Until31 Dec 2018
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Office PhoneAdministrative office 519-767-9752
Address & Map
104 Dawson Rd, Suite 100B
Guelph, ON N1H 1A6
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