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Volunteer Builders

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Volunteer Builders have postponed the 2020 Spring Build until further notice
Contact Information
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Primary Contact Buffy Knowlton, Co-Founder; Phone: 416-802-8213; Email:
Alternate Contact Jonathan Sprawson, Co-Founder; Phone: 416-822-9223; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A volunteer organization that completes at least one building project annually, within 3 hours of the GTA, for a worthy individual or organization
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Primary Executive Viv Varaschin, 2020 Build Co-Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Ron Rhefeld, 2019 Build Co-Director; Phone: 416-886-9666; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - money, supplies, services and labour
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Volunteer Builders have postponed the 2020 Spring Build until further notice 
An organization which designs and builds at least one structure each spring for a worthy community-oriented recipient 
* provides positive and rewarding experience for recipients, contributors and volunteers 
* builds using donations or reduced-cost design and working drawings, materials and equipment, food and funds 
* focus is children's camps located within 3 hours of the Greater Toronto area (GTA)
Hours not specified
Dates online registration in early spring each year
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; York Region ; areas within 3 hours of the Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
no building experience required
Application Email for information  
* join email list from website or send email request to:
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Volunteer Builders 
Box 61017 
511 Maple Grove Rd 
Oakville, ON L6J 5X4
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mailing address
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Volunteer Opportunities

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