Residential Donations Truck Driver

(Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin)

Position ID: V-HVC0652
Last Full Update: 14 May 2024

Opportunity Details: Residential Donations Truck Driver


Non-profit, community-based, organization that uses knowledge, skills, community relationships, volunteers and other resources to create and promote the following values.

  • Housing For All
    We believe that safe, decent, affordable and sustainable housing is a basic human right that should be available to all.

    We can best achieve our mission by bringing communities together and working collaboratively with volunteers, individual and corporate donors, government, real estate developers and other local non-profits.

    We believe in the worth and dignity of every human being, and welcome diverse populations including all races, cultures, faiths, abilities, orientations and backgrounds.

    We embrace change, support continuous improvement, and encourage new solutions.

    We build trust through responsible actions and are highly accountable for the resources provided to us.

Contact Jennifer Cuthbert, Manager of Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin; Phone: 905-637-4446 ext 226; Email:


  • Transportation of Donated Goods: Drive the donations truck to scheduled pick-up locations to collect donated items such as furniture, appliances, and household goods.

  • Loading and Unloading: Safely load donated items onto the truck, ensuring proper securing and organization to prevent damage during transit. Assist with unloading items at designated drop-off points.

  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all traffic laws and safety regulations while driving the donations truck. Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure the vehicle is in safe operating condition.

  • Customer Service: Provide friendly and courteous service to donors, representing Habitat for Humanity positively at all times. Communicate effectively with donors to coordinate pick-up times and address any questions or concerns.

  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with Habitat for Humanity staff and fellow volunteers to coordinate donation pick-ups and deliveries.

  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of donation pick-ups and deliveries, including documenting donor information and item descriptions. Provide necessary documentation to donors and Habitat for Humanity staff as needed.

  • Vehicle Maintenance: Report any mechanical issues or maintenance needs to Habitat for Humanity staff promptly. Keep the donations truck clean and well-maintained both inside and out.

Benefits Fulfilling volunteer experience contributing to a worthy cause. 
Opportunity to build on your driving and customer service skills. 
Networking and socializing with like-minded individuals passionate about community service. 
Potential for personal growth and learning within a supportive volunteer environment.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Donations - Bedding / Linens ; Donations - Furniture, Household ; Donations - Furniture, Office ; Donations - Small Household Appliances
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction Level Small Group - The driver role is accompanied by a Driver Assistant
Minimum Hours 4 / Week
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Not Accessible ; The shifts are yet to be determined, but anticipate we will be running trucks 3 x week for approx. 4 hours in the mornings (but this is also flexible). You would not be required to commit to all 3 shifts, this could be 1 shift a week or bi-weekly. We are looking to build a roster of drivers to accommodate busy schedules.
Location DEPARTURE SITE - TBD, but either Burlington (1800 Appleby Line) or Mississauga (4500 Dixie Road).
Number of Positions Burlington ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Oakville 
8 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Driver License required
Application Deadline 31 May 2024
Cost 0
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements Valid driver's license and clean driving record. 
Ability to safely operate a large truck and lift heavy objects. 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
Reliability and punctuality for scheduled pick-ups and deliveries. 
Commitment to Habitat for Humanity's mission and values. 
Willingness to undergo any necessary training or background checks required for the role.

Agency Details: Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin

Office Phone 905-637-4446 ext 215; 
ReStore 905-637-4446 ext 229
Address & Map
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10
Burlington, ON L7L 6A1
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