Build Volunteer
Date Posted Apr 6, 2016
Submission Deadline Aug 29, 2017
Status Active
Hours Per Week

Interested in gaining construction experience or developing new home repair skills for your next DIY project?


Do you have experience working in the skilled trades and enjoy giving back to your community? Yes?  Then our Build Volunteer opportunity is for you!

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area is currently recruiting volunteers to help build homes across the GTA alongside families to further our mission of helping working, low income families build a brighter future through affordable homeownership.

What you need to know:

  • Volunteers are not required to have prior building experience
  • Onsite training is provided by our skilled Crew Leaders  
  • We build 12 months a year, Monday to Saturday
  • All safety equipment is provided onsite
  • All volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old to build

*** Volunteers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian

Reports to: Site Supervisor, Site Volunteer Coordinator and Crew Leaders

Shifts: 8 hour shifts from 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday through Saturday

Current Buildsite Locations:


  • 140 Pinery Road, Toronto
  • 8600 Torbram Road, Brampton


Position Requirements:


  • Participate in a full build day from 8:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Utilize construction tools and equipment
  • Ability to lift 20-30lbs
  • Attend all necessary Habitat for Humanity training sessions
  • Assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment
  • Willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff



Position Benefits:


  • Gain practical experience in skilled trades
  • Meet new people and network with likeminded individuals
  • Give back to your community


If this position seems like a good match with your skill set, we’d love to hear from you.  To register go to

  • Scroll down and click on the bright green Build Site Book a Shift button
  • Choose a date and location and click on SIGN UP
  • You will be prompted to Sign in.  Click on Create an Account at the Sign In Screen and follow the instructions. 

If you have any questions, please email for more information

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