Kitchen Salvage Crew

(Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph)

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Position ID: V-GUE1718 Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBuilding homes, Building community
ContactMadeleine Marques, Volunteer Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph; Phone: 519-767-9752 ext 21; Email:
DutiesThe Kitchen Salvage Crew will help remove kitchen components from private homes and businesses, thereby increasing the number of kitchens available for sale in the ReStore. By selling more kitchens, Habitat will increase their revenues and overall funding to Habitat's mission. Salvage Crew members will be trained on proper processes, and once they have assisted in the tear-out of the kitchen, will help load it onto the ReStore truck for shipment.
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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 support and assistance of volunteers, donors of goods to the ReStores, individual donors, corporate partners, and the community. They respect the diversity in generations, genders, ethnicities, races, languages, abilities, orientations and skills that their employees and volunteers reflect. They embrace a culture of inclusion, partnership, and engagement establishing meaningful connections with employees and the volunteers they rely on in a way that adds value to their lives.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; General Manpower / Physical Labour
Skills/ExperienceWilling to train Kitchen Salvage Crew. However, some basic tool knowledge and skills would be an asset. Salvage Crew members must be willing to work with others and should be able to lift 20-35lbs.
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) - A few Kitchen tear-out shifts a month, minimum of 3 months
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours12 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Kitchen Salvage Crews are scheduled on an as needed basis, with a minimum one week’s notice. Tear-outs will take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. In general, a Kitchen tear-out requires 3-4 hours to complete.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationGuelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County
Number of PositionsDufferin County: 6 individual(s) ; Guelph: 6 individual(s) ; Wellington County: 6 individual(s) 
18 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; In Class Safety Training and shadow shift with ReStore Salvage and Pick Up Coordinator.
TransportationNear public transit ; Transportation provided
CostSteel toed boots required; speak to Habitat about borrowing a pair from the store!
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph, Guelph
Office PhoneAdministrative office 519-767-9752
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104 Dawson Rd, Suite 100B
Guelph, ON N1H 1A6
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