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About the Position
Position # 2150
OrganizationShelter Movers: Nova Scotia
Position Mover/Driver - SMNS: HRM
Description Movers and Drivers are core to the organization by assisting on each move. In a group of 2-7 movers, volunteers will load/unload the client’s belongings into a vehicle and transport the client to the predetermined location. Vehicles are provided for the move, and movers who have a valid driver’s license are welcome to register as drivers.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a big impact in a small amount of time. Each move varies from 3-5 hours. With our flexible volunteering model, you can sign up to volunteer on moves as per your availability.
Training Details Volunteers will need to sign a confidentiality agreement, complete a police record check and attend a trauma informed care orientation. All volunteers must provide proof of full vaccination status on the day of a move. If individuals are not able to provide proof of full vaccination status, they must be able to provide written proof that sets out a documented medical reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as well as a negative COVID-19 test result, administered within forty-eight (48) hours.
Working Conditions - Meet other movers at the arranged time and place
- Work under the direction of a volunteer Lead Mover and Move Coordinator, and maintain communication with the Lead Mover and all other movers during move
- Move client’s belongings in and out of vehicles, and transport client's personal belongings to a predetermined location (client's children may accompany some of the moves) - vehicles are provided
- Liaise with the volunteer team, private security, and/or law enforcement
- Continuously conduct risk assessments throughout a move
- Maintain client confidentiality and provide trauma-informed care to all clients
- Uphold Shelter Movers’ protocols and procedures
- Work with private security and law enforcement (led by Lead Mover) when necessary
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Leadership/Management, Housing, COVID-19
Skill(s) Time Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Empathy
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Contact Alexandra Doane
Address Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax, B3M4X3
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