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Organization: Mission Thrift Store Orleans

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021


The Volunteer Driver is responsible for the pickup of donations and deliveries of purchased furniture as well as receiving donations at the store. The volunteer must be willing to advocate for the Mission Thrift Store and maintain a positive and professional working atmosphere.

· Drive the Mission Thrift Store vehicle for pickups and deliveries
· Load & unload donated goods
· Screen for product usability
Experience Requirements
· Must have a valid driver’s license
· Acceptable Drivers Abstract
· 10+ years driving experience
Desired Skills
· Professional driving skills
· Communicate in a professional manner
· Ability to life 50+ Lbs
· Able to work with others and instruct others to assist in pickup and deliveries
· Health and Safety awareness
· Operate moving equipment safely
· Moving skills
· Provide exceptional customer service




Volunteer Opportunity Address
1777 Tenth Line Rd
Orleans, On


Good for people interested in: Retail; COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering; 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); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Provide an opportunity to give back to the community and to be friendly with many people in the community.

How will the organization benefit?
Permit to receive donations that do not fit in most cars as well as sales for the benefit of missions across the world.

Organization category: Business and professional associations, unions

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); New Canadians