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ARK Residential Renovation Construction Manager

Varies, Calgary, AB, T2C 4P5 [map]
6-24 hours / monthly
Ongoing. Max hrs during actual reno
ARK is seeking a Construction Manager to oversee renovations for families that have children with mobility challenges.  

Do you want to make a tangible impact with a child and their family?  We have an opportunity for you!

ARK (Accessibility Renovations for Kids) is seeking a volunteer Construction Manager to support the Projects team. The ideal candidate will have renovation experience and ideally connections with suppliers.

Responsibilities include:
-Participate on the nomination committee to evaluate and rank nominations.
-Assist in developing a scope of work for the renovations incorporating accessibility requirements. Participate in site visits with the Occupational Therapist to understand the clients challenges and needs. 
-Assist with selection and award of contracts.  Our execution strategy is to obtain donated materials and services for 50% of the value of the renovation.
-Assist with obtaining donated materials and services.
-Work with the general contractor so that key aspects of the reno are well managed including quality control, schedule, cost control, design, etc.  
-Assist with some of the onsite work (eg framing, tiling, installation of drywall sheets) if you have those skills.
-Prior to starting work participate in a meeting with the recipient and go over the recipient info and renovation guidelines.  
-Ensure volunteer waivers are signed onsite.
-Provide regular finance and progress reports to the Project Director and the treasurer.
-Capture the progress of the reno and ensure photographs are taken at key stages.
-Inform the communications lead on the completion date so media can be arranged and scheduled.
-After each renovation evaluate what went well and what can be improved for future projects.
-Adhere to Agency policies and procedures for client and volunteer confidentiality 
-Submit volunteer hours to Volunteer Director designate by the 3rd of each month for inclusion in monthly statistical reporting 

- English as a primary language.
- Experience in construction and renovations.
- Resident of Calgary or surrounding areas.

NOTE:  Some daytime availability is required as these renovations will take place over a period of 2-4 weeks during the day.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Residential Construction experience, project management
Certification or Education Required
Trades background and experience an asset
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Volunteering with ARK (Accessibility Renovations for Kids) is a fantastic way to put your skills to work to help improve the lives of local children with disabilities. ARK's Project Team is made up of fun, friendly folk who enjoy having a laugh while at the same time using their talents in a way that is meaningful and fulfilling.
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