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Volunteer Driver's Assistants (Saturdays)

Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Aug 30, 2019


Furniture Bank needs volunteer delivery truck assistants on Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm.

Every Saturday we deliver free furniture to homes around Ottawa. Join our team and be a part of this worthwhile service to our Ottawa community.

Your role as a truck assistant includes lifting furniture items into homes and apartments, interacting with culturally diverse families and individuals, working as a team with the truck crew. We thrive on professionalism, dignity and respect.

If you can commit to at least one Saturday per month, we would like to hear from you IMMEDIATELY!

To submit an application, please visit our website: matthewhouseottawa.org, tap on the “Volunteer” tab at the top of the page, scroll down to the green button “Volunteer with us” then create a username and fill in the application.

We will contact you once we receive your information.


Georgette Mueller



Volunteer Opportunity Address
340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6


Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers will be helping create homes for those in need in the Ottawa area.

As a Matthew House Ottawa Furniture Bank volunteer you will:
-Meet other enthusiastic and caring individuals;
-Interact with people across our community;
-Learn about different cultures;
-Gain a sense of accomplishment by making a difference in the lives of others;
-Utilize your talents and skills; and
-Serve your community in a practical way.

How will the organization benefit?
Without our volunteer Driver's Assistants, Furniture Bank would not be fully able to help Ottawa's marginalized population create comfortable homes. We value, and need, our volunteers!

Organization category: Development and housing

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes