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Build Crew Member

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Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region envisions a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. Our purpose is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means of breaking the cycle of poverty. Everything that we do is accomplished through the hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm of our volunteers

Description
Responsibilities:
• Work with a team or independent when building homes
• Work with building tools safely
• Work with and follow instructions from Crew Leaders
• PPE and safety on-site at all times and knowing what is around you at
all times
• Maintain quality

Skills:
• Physically capable of lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs
• Some on site construction experience is an asset but not mandatory
• The willingness to learn
• Excellent listening skills
• Follow instructions

Requirements:
• PPE green patch CSA approved steel-toe boots & Class E –Type II hard hat (available on site)
• Dress for the weather
• No shorts or excessively loose clothing
• No dangling jewelry
• Positive Attitude


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 16+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Maintenance, Housing

Skill(s): Collaboration, Communicate in Plain Language, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Adaptability, Constructing


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: • Build Site Volunteer Orientation
• Construction Site Safety Training
• Tour of the Build Site


Working Conditions: • Exposure to the elements
• Working on an active construction site with inherent safety risks
• Working alone and or with a team

Accessibility:
Transportation: On a bus route


Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

   Contact Information
http://www.habitatwr.ca/volunteering
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Elaine
226-750-7348
242 Kehl Street Kitchener, N2M 3V2
Kitchener

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