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About the Position
Position #: 19403
OrganizationHabitat for Humanity Waterloo Region
Position: Construction Crew Member - Wellesley Build
Location: 1294 Queens Bush Road, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Impact Statement: To mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Description: For the build to be a success, we are seeking 10 volunteers to help out each day. No experience is necessary - just enthusiasm and the ability to work in a team-based environment. There are a wide range of volunteer tasks which are guided by team leaders.

We are breaking ground Spring 2017 for a new semi-detatched home on Queens Bush Road in Wellesley, Ontario. As we move through the build process, you will be involved with the various stages:

Prebuild (Underground plumbing; Foundation walls; Foundation drainage; First floor joists and plywood)
Framing (Frame walls; Roof; Siding; Windows and doors) - later in the summer
Finishes (Laminate flooring; Painting; Interior doors and trim; Kitchen cabinets)
Visit our website to select a day. www.habitatwr.ca/volunteering
Training Details: Training and mandatory safety orientation is provided at 8:15 a.m. each morning. Green patch CSA-approved safety footwear and Class E, Type II hard hats are mandatory. However, there are some on site for borrowing.
Working Conditions: Construction Site: uneven terrain, stairs, ladders, weather conditions
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: The build site operates Monday through Friday 8:15am to 4:00pm
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: Not on a bus route
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Communication/Public Relations, Maintenance/Trades
Skill(s): Team Building, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.habitatwr.ca/volunteering
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Janine Armstrong
Phone: 519-747-0664 Ext. 223
Address: 120 Northfield Drive East Waterloo, N2J 4G8

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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