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Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 5
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
340 Legget Drive, Door 53
Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods
You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; People with disabilities or medical conditions
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will:
- directly help Ottawa’s marginalized population
- gain useful experience in a warehouse/moving environment
- meet like-minded individuals in the community
- get great exercise!
How will the organization benefit?
Matthew House Furniture Bank aims to help Ottawa's marginalized population establish connected,safe, healthy and dignified homes within our community. We do so by redistributing quality used furniture and household goods to Ottawa's marginalized population. The truck driver position is essential to help us to help them.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians
Police record check required: YesApply