Volunteer Office Receptionist

(Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga)

Position ID: V-HVC0472 Last Full Update: 26 Apr 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactShannon MacKenzie, Coordinator of Volunteers, Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga; Phone: 905-637-4446 ext 226; Email: vassistant@habitathm.ca
DutiesThe role of the Receptionist Volunteer is to be the initial contact person from either walk-in traffic or telephone. This highly interactive role provides administrative support to HFHHM’s office helping the affiliate run the day to day operations. 
Position Duties: 
Greet persons entering the organization 
Direct persons to appropriate destination 
Answer telephone, screen and direct calls 
Deal with general queries  
Take and relay messages 
Provides general clerical and office support  
Assist in preparing letters and newsletters for large mail campaigns  
Assist with data entry 
Aid in organizing the office  
Work in collaboration with other office volunteers
More Info Linkwww.habitathm.ca
BenefitsPosition Benefits:  
Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity 
Satisfaction of contributing to HFH Halton’s mission 
HFHHM T-shirt  
10% off ReStore purchases 
Training development  
Letter of Reference
ClientsGeneral public and commercial sector in Halton-Mississauga area.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability
Areas of InterestGuide / Greeter ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Telephone Communication ; Writing / Editing ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; This position is ideal for individuals with great people skills, friendly and outgoing, detail oriented, with some working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and the ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Minimum commitment would be 6 months.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Ideal candidates will be willing to volunteer 4 hours a week.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Location1800 Appleby Line, Burlington, On - North of QEW, South of Upper Middle
Number of PositionsBurlington: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Online Volunteer Safety Training required of all volunteers.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 26 Apr 2018
End Date31 Dec 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameHabitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Office Phone905-637-4446 ext 221; 
ReStore 905-637-4446 ext 229
Address & Map
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10
Burlington, ON L7L 6A1
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