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About the Position
2091 - Habitat for Humanity GTA- ReStore Volunteer
Position Address:
Unit 3, 268 Rutherford Road South, Brampton, ON L6W 3N3, Canada


Would you like to see a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live? Do you have a flair for organizing, a passion for great customer service and an interest in reusing and recycling? Is flexibility in your schedule important to you? If yes, then our Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area ReStore volunteer opportunity is for you!

In support of our homebuilding activity, we operate retail home improvement stores call Habitat ReStore throughout the Greater Toronto Area.  Our 11 locations sell new and used donated home furnishings, appliances and renovation materials to the public at a fraction of the original price.  Revenue generated through ReStore sales help cover the cost to build homes for future Habitat homeowners. 


What you need to know:

  • An on-line orientation session is mandatory before your first volunteer shift. 
  • All volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old.
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
  • Shifts are self-scheduled via online registration. Minimum shift is 4 hours.
  • Morning, afternoon and weekend shifts are available.

Store Locations: (ReStore hours of operation vary by location)

  • Brampton: 3-268 Rutherford Rd. S
  • East York: 155 Bermondsey Rd.
  • Etobicoke: 700 Kipling Ave. Scarborough: 1181 Kennedy Rd.
  • Toronto Studio District: 3 Carlaw Ave.
  • Markham: 7701 Woodbine Ave.
  • Newmarket: 16715 Yonge Street
  • North York: 1120 Caledonia Rd.
  • Oshawa: 364 Centre Street
  • Vaughan: 2180 Steeles Ave. W
  • Woodbridge North: 551 Cityview Blvd.


  • Gain practical experience and develop new skills
  • Meet new people and network with like-minded individuals
  • Help the environment by giving new life to gently used resources
  • Letters of confirmation for hours volunteered (Minimum 40 hours for this)
  • Give back to your community and help raise funds for affordable home ownership


  • A can-do attitude
  • Good oral/written English
  • You will provide superb customer service in a mature retail setting, with great staff support
  • Assist with pricing and merchandising, product assembly, repair, and donation drop offs
  • Attend all necessary Habitat for Humanity training sessions
  • Ability to volunteer as part of a team and independently
  • Committeed to adhere to volunteering schedule (shifts) that will be mutually agreed upon
  • Tasks may include customer service, product display, pricing, assembly and repair
  • e-commerce: product research for price and key selling points, measure dimensions, photography, and minor touch ups of items to support our new online platform.
  • Due to the physical nature of some of the tasks required, ReStore volunteers may be asked to lift heavy objects (bathroom fixtures, windows, doors, etc.)
    • Able to lift 10-20 pounds and be on your feet for several hours at a time
  • Volunteers are required to wear CSA approved green label safety shoes
  • Come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team
  • A positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility and a sense of humour is always key!

Min Age: 16
Max Age: 100   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Any Duration commitment
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon, Saturday Morning, Saturday Afternoon, Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon

Schedule is flexible you schedule your own shifts. 


Orientations are done virtually via zoom

More Details
Areas of Interest: Environment, Construction/Renovation/Repair, Customer Service
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults

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