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Organization: Shelter Movers of Ottawa
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 20
Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Shelter Movers Ottawa
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Our moves happen all over the city, however we meet at one secure location before each move.
Good for people interested in: Transportation of people; Transportation of goods; Emergency Services
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); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers sign up for Moves on their own, and is therefore totally based on your own availability. As a Mover:
You’ll gain hands-on experience on the front lines of our organization, providing moving and storage services for our clients.
You’ll receive training in preparation for your role, and have access to ongoing training opportunities.
You’ll work with a great team of passionate volunteers and supporters.
Movers who complete 3 moves within the previous 3 months can receive a confirmation of volunteering.
Shelter Movers volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, complete an interview process, attend an orientation for new volunteers, in addition to signing a confidentiality agreement and obtaining a criminal record check.
How will the organization benefit?
By volunteering as a mover, you are allowing us the ability to help all people who require our services. The need for our services is growing everyday, and with volunteers like you offering your time to help out on a move you are giving us the opportunity to answer every call.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Groups
Police record check required: YesApply