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Volunteer Truck Driver - Matthew House Furniture Bank


Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Oct 30, 2020


Volunteer truck drivers are urgently needed at Matthew House Furniture Bank to drive our cube truck. Duties include loading and unloading furniture and housewares, delivering to our clients' homes and picking up donations. Criminal Record Check required; must be at least 25 years old. One driver needed per day, weekdays. If you are a strong, hard-working and reliable team player we would love to discuss this opportunity with you!


Georgette Mueller


Volunteer Opportunity Address
340 Legget Drive, Door 53
Kanata ON


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

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians

Police record check required: Yes