Volunteer Department Assistant (London Only)

This Volunteer Position Involves assisting with administrative duties inn the Volunteer Department. Duties may include: 

  • Aid in on-boarding all prospective people looking to volunteer with Habitat
  • Answer general inquiries about habitat volunteer positions
  • Track where prospective volunteers are in the process
  • Follow up with volunteers to help them get properly screened (reference checks, police checks)
  • Help get volunteers signed up for information sessions and first shifts based on interest and matched skills
  • Conduct satisfaction surveys
  • Make scheduling calls for placement for ReStore shifts
  • Aid with fun volunteer recognition initiatives as needed 


Qualifications/Experience Necessary:

  • Practiced knowledge in Google based applications/email, and Microsoft office applications (word/ excel). 
  • Knowledge of Habitat and the volunteer positions
  • Extremely good phone etiquette
  • Willingness to work as part of a team of other volunteers but able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with staff members and volunteers 


Training Provided: Overview of Habitat Heartland programs, volunteer positions and applications we use to track our volunteer on boarding process


Additional Screening: 2 references


Location: 2-40 Pacific Court, London 


Time Commitment:  8 hours/week (Office hours: Mon-Fri 9-5) - Morning & Afternoons available (flexible) Minimum: 1 year commitment


Additional Questions Regarding this Position? Contact: Kendra Forrest, Volunteer Coordinator 519-455-6623 Ext 207 Ext. 207 or email: volunteers@habitat4home.ca