Corporate Team Engagement Coordinator


Procurement
Toronto, Ontario

Posted On: June 06, 2024
Employment Type: Full-time Permanent
Salary: $40,000 to $50,000 per year

Job Title: Corporate Team Engagement Coordinator

Reports To: Warehouse Manager

Division: Restore Procurement

Terms of Employment: Full-time, Monday – Friday (8am – 4 pm)

Salary: $40,000 - 50,000 / year 

Location: Habitat for Humanity GTA Central Distribution Center (Warehouse) , (101, Alexdon road , North York)

Website: www.habitatgta.ca or www.instagram.com/habitatgta

Who We Are

Habitat for Humanity GTA is greater Toronto’s most recognized provider and advocate of solutions that tackle our region’s housing crisis. Our mission is to create a world where everyone has a safe, quality place to live. We focus on creative solutions to address the affordable housing crisis in Toronto, Brampton, Caledon, York Region and Durham Region. With the help of volunteers, donors and community partners, we unlock change for generations by bringing the benefits of home ownership to more people and communities. Since 1988, Habitat GTA has built 23 new communities, empowering more than 500 families.

We are a land developer, a home builder, a fundraiser, and a mortgage holder.  In support of our homebuilding operations, Habitat GTA operates a retail home improvement store called Habitat ReStore, which sells donated home furnishings, appliances, and renovation materials, with all proceeds helping us build more homes.  

Habitat GTA is growing.  We are an innovative, entrepreneurial social enterprise that has been increasing our capacity for impact each and every year. Together, we are building a better, more inclusive GTA for everyone.

The Opportunity

  • The Corporate Team Engagement Coordinator, will execute corporate team engagement initiatives on-site at Habitat GTA’s Central Distribution Center  Warehouse
  • This is a front-line position managing the coordination onsite with Corporate Partners and both internal and external stakeholders to ensure the highest level of customer service and team engagement experience at the Warehouse.
  • This position will also assist in some of the day-to-day activities at the Warehouse when not preparing for or hosting corporate teams including the management of individual volunteers and their tasks.

Your Impact

  • Habitat’s CDC program is a team engagement opportunity welcoming corporate partners to the Warehouse to assist in the on-loading and/or off-loading of products, sorting, pricing, preparing, and shipping products as well as activities in association with Habitat GTA’s ReStore E-Commerce site. Corporate partners donate funds to participate in this team-building program.
  • Represent Habitat for Humanity GTA as a Brand Ambassador by modeling our values and guiding principles.
  • Learn, understand, and participate in the Health and Safety Program
  • Is a proactive, committed member of the ReStore Procurement team working closely with the Corporate Partnerships team.
  • Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for ensuring the daily scheduled tasks, creating a safe and healthy environment for all, and ensuring a fun and productive environment for all participants.
  • Provide exceptional customer service ensuring corporate groups have a positive, impactful, and safe team build day at the Warehouse.
  • Prepares tasks in advance and manages daily team engagement activities based on the number of participants attending.
  • Work collaboratively with the Corporate Fundraising, Volunteer Services, and Safety teams to ensure positive group experiences through safety and on-site event coordination.
  • Learn and own the responsibilities related to the volunteer management system (VolunteerHub) to help prepare for each team day and understand the number of participants attending, dietary restrictions, etc.
  • Utilize Volunteer Hub daily, following all site protocols for sign-in, waivers, and tracking.
  • Verify supplies, lunch, snacks, and beverages are purchased and organized and ensure they are available to volunteers.
  • Ensure delivery of supplies in advance of team engagement days
  • Ensure along with Warehouse and Safety staff that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in good condition and keep track of inventory of these items on-site to ensure the health and safety of all volunteers.
  • Promote and ensure compliance with Habitat GTA health and safety policies.
  • Conduct volunteer surveys on-site daily at the end of the day.
  • Take photos throughout the day ensuring there are a minimum of 3 group photos.
  • Attend and participate in Corporate Fundraising, Volunteer Services, CDC, and other Habitat meetings when requested.
  • Organize, create, and update Habitat’s Information Boards onsite to support learning about Habitat, the impact made from corporate participation, and volunteer opportunities for corporate participants when on-site.
  • Advocacy and education of Habitat GTA’s work including the Partner Families, Volunteer, Construction, and ReStore programs to support questions when asked about Habitat.
  • Work towards ensuring the onsite volunteer experience is at its best and communicate feedback to your People Leader, Corporate Fundraising, Volunteer Services, CDC, and Safety in a timely fashion.
  • Identify and develop opportunities to strengthen on-site donor
  • First Aid is required (training available).
  • Other duties as required at the Warehouse including individual volunteer oversight and management of tasks included with the receiving, shipping and storing of products.

 

What You Bring

  • Superior customer service skills and excellent coordination and multi-tasking skills
  • Relevant Warehouse Experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to successfully interact with external partners, staff, and volunteers.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Customer Service, Events, Retail, Volunteer Management, and/or fundraising coordination role
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams.
  • Knowledge of Volunteer Hub and/or other database programs
  • Require Standard First Aid with CPR level A Certificate (training available)
  • Ability to work with a team and independently while managing competing priorities
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including work on occasional evenings and weekends
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and a clear driver’s abstract required.

Why Join Us?

  • A meaningful opportunity to make a difference in your local community and to have first-hand contact with the families whose lives are transformed by our work
  • The pride of being part of a highly respected, high profile global charity
  • A stimulating, fast paced professional opportunity in a team of like-minded ‘world-changers’
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • RRSP eligibility
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Internal job mobility and developmental opportunities
  • Wellness initiatives including EAP and corporate gym membership rate with Goodlife Fitness

Your Application

If you are ready to make a change in your local community and become a part of our team at Habitat for Humanity GTA, click on the Apply button within this posting or click on our Careers Page to find more: https://habitatgta.ca/careers/

Your Future at Habitat for Humanity GTA Awaits.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada throughout the duration of their employment with Habitat for Humanity GTA. Proof of eligibility will be required.

Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Habitat, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to ensuring a barrier-free, accessible and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove barriers to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities, providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements of the employment position. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

As part of our selection process, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a police background check.  

 We thank all applicants for their interest in Habitat for Humanity GTA, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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