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Join us for the MetroWest Build A Thon!

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We would like to thank our Event Sponsor: MetroWest Medical Center!

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Project Playhouse

On September 10th, at Framingham Centre Common, Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester will be hosting its first annual MetroWest Build A Thon! Join us for a fun-filled day of activities, food, music, and more focused around our biggest Operation Playhouse event yet. 

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Women Build 2016!

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National Women Build Week is designed to empower women here in our community, and across the country. Thousands of women from all walks of life will come together at more than 300 Habitat for Humanity sites nationwide to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter – including at our Auburn, MA and Wayland, MA build sites. Continue reading ‘Women Build 2016!’ »

3rd Annual Operation Playhouse Event

Huge thanks to the folks from SanDisk for hosting their third annual – and largest! – Operation Playhouse event yet! Hosted at the Marlborough, MA SanDisk site, employees of SanDisk and EMC built nine playhouses on Thursday May 12, 2016. Each one was hand decorated for children of local veteran families. Continue reading ‘3rd Annual Operation Playhouse Event’ »

WPI Builds Playhouses!

Another heartwarming Operation Playhouse event took place on February 12, 2016! Groups from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) spent the whole day hammering, designing, and painting three Playhouses for local veteran families. Continue reading ‘WPI Builds Playhouses!’ »

Full Time Truck Driver (Worcester)

The Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester ReStore in Worcester is looking for a qualified and experienced full time driver, to pick up donations from homes in the MetroWest/Greater Worcester area, to unload trucks, help load customer vehicles, process donations, and provide general customer service. Warehouse support will be required as assigned.

The ReStore is a retail store that sells donated new and used building products, wood furniture, appliances, and home goods to raise funds for Habitat’s affordable home building efforts in the MetroWest/Greater Worcester area. The ReStore is open to the public.

The position is a full time position, 5 days per week (Tuesday-Saturday) position, 40 hours per week.

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Experience driving a 22 ft. box truck. No Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required.
  • Strong driving knowledge of the MetroWest/Greater Worcester area
  • At least 25 years of age and with 3 years of professional driving experience
  • Ability to lift more than 60lbs, and heavier items with two people
  • Ability to safely move items out of donor residences and businesses
  • Great people skills are a must as a representative of Habitat MetroWest/Greater Worcester ReStore. Customer service is a top priority.
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance
  • Driving License, Driving Record, and CORI/SORI will be required.

To Apply: Please submit your resume and at least 3 professional references to nvieno@habitatmwgw.org.

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $12.00-15.00/hour

Required experience driving a box truck

Required license and clean driving record

Required education high school or equivalent

Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

Tenet Healthcare Builds a Bruins Playhouse!

Thanks to Tenet Healthcare for building an amazing Bruins theme Playhouse for the Alves Family! On January 22, 2016 a great group of employees came together to deliver a special surprise to 2 year old Jaxon. The pictures speak for themselves – check them out below!

Interested in hosting your own Operation Playhouse event? Click Here to learn more about the program or contact our Community Outreach Manager, Seth Jajliardo at: 508-799-9259 ext. 119 or seth.jajliardo@habitatmwgw.org

#GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday

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WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY?

Please take a moment to support Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester on #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Your gift will support our mission to build homes, community, and hope!   Continue reading ‘#GivingTuesday’ »

Special Volunteer Opportunity!

 

Your skills could help provide a Critical Home Repair for a local Veteran! November 13, 20, and 21 Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester will be going to Millbury to repair a steps for a combat disabled Army Veteran – Will you join us? Continue reading ‘Special Volunteer Opportunity!’ »

FREE Wine Tasting Event

Join us for a free wine tasting event hosted by The Wine Vine in Worcester! Sunday November 15, 2015 from 1pm – 3pm enjoy wine, beer, and snacks. Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester will receive a portion of the proceeds from all beer and wine sold throughout this event. Continue reading ‘FREE Wine Tasting Event’ »

Operation Playhouse on the Worcester Common!

Thursday, October 15, 2015 was a special day behind City Hall in Worcester! Six corporations came  together and built seven playhouses for local veteran families. Click here to see pictures, videos, and learn how you can get involved at our next event! Continue reading ‘Operation Playhouse on the Worcester Common!’ »