Part-Time Furniture Mover

EMPLOYER: Matthew House Refugee Services (Ottawa) Inc.


Position Overview

The Furniture mover will perform pickups and deliveries of household furniture from donor and client homes. The mover will also assist the truck driver in identifying acceptable furniture and recording items accepted during pickups of donations.



The mover will report directly to the Operations coordinator and Program Director.





Primary duty is to travel with truck crew performing furniture pickups and drop offs and interacting with donors and clients. Movers will assist the driver in completing truck inspection before leaving for day’s trip and ensure trucks inventory of furniture moving tools and equipment are available and working. Furniture movers will be required to perform warehouse duties, as necessary. Warehouse duties include moving furniture from different rooms or locations and loading/ offloading donations. Clean truck and warehouse as needed.


Deliveries and Pickups:

 Understand and implement Furniture Bank procedures

 Knowledge of items accepted and not accepted

 Safe and effective loading and off -loading skills

 Good communication skills and awareness of cultural diversity

 Health and safety standards awareness

 Detail oriented documentation of items donated





Assist in warehouse as required


Working conditions:

 Lifting of heavy items, fluid work environment.

 Steel toe boots strongly recommended

 Work hours may vary due to volume of work


Please send a cover letter addressing all essential requirements, resume and three current references (please include telephone number and email of contact) to David Botha, Program Director Furniture Bank at Successful candidates should not expect to hear back from MHO: FB regarding an interview until after this date. Matthew House Ottawa is a faith-based, volunteer-driven, charitable organization that helps Ottawa’s marginalised population to establish connected, safe, healthy, and dignified homes within our community. We do this by: Providing shelter, food and refugee settlement assistance, including volunteer opportunities, in a family atmosphere to refugee claimants so that they may begin their journey to independence as members in Canadian society; and, Distributing quality used furniture and household goods to Ottawa’s marginalised population

START DATE: Immediate

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