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ReStore Volunteer
(Habitat for Humanity Canada, Hamilton)

Position ID: 1752 Last Modified: 25 Jun 2013 Last Full Update: 25 Jun 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactPaul de Courcy, Volunteer Coordinator, Habitat For Humanity Hamilton ReStore; Phone: 905-560-6707 ext 102; Email: volunteers@habitathamilton.ca
More Info Linkwww.habitathamilton.ca
DutiesVolunteers who work at the ReStore will help with assembling, cleaning, testing and fixing various products. Also help pick up, unload and process donations, stock shelves, rearrange merchandise, assist the cashier and greet and help customers in the store. There’s always plenty to do at the ReStore as every day brings new interesting donations! 
 
VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE ATTENDED AND COMPLETED THE RESTORE ORIENTATION BEFORE THEY CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS SHIFT. TO REGISTER FOR A RESTORE ORIENTATION PLEASE LOOK UNDER TRAINING AND ORIENTATION GROUP FOR SCHEDULE. 
BenefitsAfter 20 hours you receive a free t-shirt, and get to keep your work boots.
ClientsGeneral public.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (9am to 1pm or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
SeasonsYear Round
Location285 Nash Road North, Unit 1, Hamilton
AccessibilityNot Applicable
Number of PositionsHamilton East: 5 individual(s) 
 
Potential Volunteers must register through www.habitathamilton.ca, and have completed the mandatory ReStore Volunteer Orientation session. All training session dates can be viewed through our volunteer listings. As well all scheduling is done through the same Volunteer Hub.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Minimum Hours8 / Month
Commitment LengthMedium Term (from 3 - 12 months) ; Medium term (from 3 to 12 months); we are looking for at least 2 shifts per month.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; * Orientation; Training on the job. 
* Mandatory Safety Training on-site.
TransportationOn Bus Route ; Close to public transit, cross streets Nash Road North, and Barton Street East.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group - See the note below. ; General Public; One-on-One; Small group.
Police CheckNot Required
Volunteer CategoriesCash ; Environmental Protection/Advocacy
Skills/ExperienceExperience with Home improvement highly recommended, though not strictly necessary. Some lifting of up to 60 lbs. can be involved. This is a good position for a person who is friendly and has an outgoing personality.
Additional RequirementsPotential Volunteers must register through www.habitathamilton.ca and set up their volunteer account, and have completed the mandatory ReStore Volunteer Orientation session before they can volunteer with the ReStore.
Agency Details
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity Canada, Hamilton
Address & Map
285 Nash Rd N, Unit 1
Hamilton, ON L8H 7P4
 
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Office Phone905-560-6707
Fax905-560-6703
E-Mailinfo@habitathamilton.ca
Websitewww.habitathamilton.ca