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The "Seniors Cooking for Kids" volunteers will gather together to plan and prepare healthy snacks for an after school program for children, and a seniors social drop-in. Once a season, the volunteers will be invited to visit the children in the after school program to meet, have a snack and play games.
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Days: Fridays, from January to March, 2017
Time: 10:00-1:30
Minimum commitment: 3 months
Volunteer will report to: Team Administrative Assistant, Nahla Lahleh

Goal:
The Beyond the Basic Program is a CAS mandated group for parents of children, aged from birth to 6 years old. Parents are given the opportunity to share issues, strengths, challenges and strategies, on a wide-range of parenting topics. Meals and childcare is included for participants.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• The volunteer will assist with preparing lunch for program participants by preparing food trays, setting food on the table, setting out cutlery and dishes, and monitoring the warming up of food for group participants.
• Working with a team of childcare providers, the volunteer will assist with engaging children in play while their parents attend program when needed.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

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Jours : Vendredis, du 23 septembre au 2 décembre
Heures : 10 h à 13 h 30
Engagement minimum: Deux mois
Le bénévole relève de : Adjointe Administrative de l’équipe Parent-enfant, Nahla Lahleh

Objectif du programme :
Le programme «Beyond the Basics» est un groupe d’éducation pour les parents qui ont des enfants de six ans ou moins. Les parents sont encouragés à discuter les problèmes, les points forts, les défis et les stratégies à propos d’une foule de sujets liés au rôle parental. Les repas et services de garde sont inclus pour les participant(e)s du programme.

Description du rôle du bénévole :
• Le bénévole aidera à préparer le dîner pour les participants au programme : préparer des plateaux de nourriture, mettre la nourriture sur les tables, sortir les ustensiles et la vaisselle et surveiller le réchauffage de la nourriture pour les participants.
• Le bénévole aidera l’équipe des éducatrices à organiser des jeux pour les enfants, au besoin, pendant que les parents participent au programme.

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler de manière autonome, avec la supervision minimale
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme le français, le somali, l’espagnol, l’arabe, le chinois, constitue un atout)
• Attentif, patient, ouvert et compréhensif vis-à-vis des enfants et de leurs besoins
• Ponctuel, fiable et digne de confiance
• Sensible aux questions multiculturelles
• Sensible aux problèmes auxquels est confrontée la population à faible revenu
• Capacité de préserver la confidentialité
• Capacité d’obtenir une attestation de vérification de casier judiciaire appropriée

Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Location: Alexander Community Centre, 960 Silver Avenue
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday
Time: 3:30 - 5 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2
Commitment: Year-round (September – August)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs and on-site workers

Goal of the program:
The Homework Club Program provides outreach and related activities to low-income children in various sites. The activities are directed to children ages 6 – 13 and relate to assistance with homework and other school-related projects.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist Homework Club Worker to provide healthy nutritious snacks to encourage healthy eating habits.
• Assist with program set-up, clean up, snack preparation, physical activity, and completion of homework.
• Provide 1:1 attention to assigned children
• Provide social support and friendly interactions.

Qualifications:
• Ability to speak English well.
• Ability to speak French is an asset.
• Experience working with children ages 6 – 13.
• Patient, open-minded, and non-judgmental, with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work with children/youth who may have special learning/behavioral issues
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.



Endroit : Centre communautaire Alexander, 960, rue Silver
Équipe : Équipe du programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours: Le lundi
Heures : 15 h 30 à 17 h
Nombre de bénévoles nécessaires : 1-2
Engagement : Toute l'année (de septembre à août)
Le bénévole relève de: Coordonnatrice des programmes favorisant la réussite scolaire

Objectif du programme :
Le programme « Club des devoirs» offre des services et des activités aux enfants issus d’une famille à faible revenu dans la communauté. Les activités s’adressent aux enfants de 6 à 13 ans. Elles les aident à faire leurs devoirs et les encouragent à faire de l’activité physique.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Aider la travailleuse ou le travailleur du Club des devoirs à fournir des collations nutritives pour encourager de saines habitudes alimentaires.
• Aider à aménager la salle, à la nettoyer et à préparer les collations, et aider les jeunes à faire de l’activité physique et leurs devoirs.
• S’occuper individuellement des enfants qui lui ont été confiés.
• Fournir un soutien social et interagir avec les enfants de façon amicale.

Qualifications :
• Capacité de parler anglais.
• Capacité de parler français, un atout.
• Expérience du travail auprès d’enfants de 6 à 13 ans.
• Patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Capacité de travailler avec des enfants et des jeunes ayant des difficultés d’apprentissage ou de comportement.
• Connaissance des enjeux auxquels font face les familles à faible revenu et sensibilité aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.
Location: Alexander Community Centre, 960 Silver Avenue
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Location: Bellevue Community Centre, 1475 Caldwell Ave.
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Fridays
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Minimum commitment: Three to six months
Volunteer will report to: Maria Cuburu


Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote reading among participants.
• Prepare snacks and clean up after preparation.
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety during the playgroup.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in French and English (other languages, such as Somali, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.



Endroit : Centre communautaire Bellevue, 1475, avenue Caldwell
Équipe : Parent-enfant
Jours : Vendredis
Heures : 9 h à midi
Engagement minimum: Trois à six mois
Le bénévole relève de : Maria Cuburu


Description du rôle du bénévole :
• Aider à la préparation physique de la salle et des activités
• Promouvoir la lecture auprès des participants
• Préparer des collations et nettoyer après la préparation des aliments
• Aider au nettoyage de la salle et au rangement des articles après les séances de jeu, incluant les jouets, la vaisselle, les planchers et les surfaces
• Promouvoir la sécurité durant les activités du groupe de jeu

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler dans un environnement exigeant
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise du français et de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme le somali, l’espagnol, l’arabe, le chinois, constitue un atout)
• Attentif, patient, ouvert et compréhensif vis-à-vis des enfants et de leurs besoins
• Ponctuel, fiable et digne de confiance
• Sensible aux questions multiculturelles
• Sensible aux problèmes auxquels est confrontée la population à faible revenu
• Capacité de préserver la confidentialité
• Capacité d’obtenir une attestation de vérification de casier judiciaire appropriée

Location: 1475 Caldwell Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Volunteer Position: Volunteer Choir Director
Team: Health Promotion and Counseling Team
Day & Time: <5 hours per week
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
Volunteer will report to: Seniors Health Promoter
Goal: Our choir is a unique combination of singing and skits with a progressive approach to helping Seniors break isolation and improve mental wellness.
Qualifications: Ability and 1 to 2 years experience leading a choir or singing group.
Knowledge of needs specific to Seniors, Flexibility and patience, Keyboard or piano accompaniment, Excellent verbal communication, Leadership qualities Safety/Security Issues, Confidentiality of information, Police records check required
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Commitment: Year-round (September – June)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs


Goal of the program:
The After School Program Worker provides activities for children aged 9 to 12 to help increase their levels of physical activity and enjoyment of physical activity, knowledge of healthy food choices, and ability to plan a healthy meal, and resiliency, self-esteem, and self-confidence.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist the after school program workers with the activities of the program.
• Assist with program set-up, clean up, snack preparation, and physical activity.
• Assist children with completion of homework.
• Provide social support and friendly interactions.


Qualifications:
• Ability to speak English well.
• Experience working with children ages 9 – 12.
• Patient, open-minded, and non-judgmental, with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Équipe : Équipe du programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours : Les mardis
Heures : De 16 h 30 à 17 h
Bénévoles demandés : 1 à 2
Engagement : Toute l’année (du septembre à juin)
Le bénévole relève de : Coordonnateur ou coordonnatrice des programmes favorisant la réussite scolaire

Objectif du programme :
Le ou la bénévole du Programme parascolaire organise des activités pour les enfants de 9 à 12 ans pour augmenter leur niveau d’activité physique et le plaisir associé à leur participation aux activités physiques; améliorer leur connaissance des choix d’aliments sains et leur capacité de planifier un repas bon pour la santé ainsi que favoriser leur résilience, estime de soi et confiance personnelle.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Aider les autres préposés du Programme parascolaire à offrir les activités du Programme.
• Aider à aménager la salle, à la nettoyer et à préparer les collations, et aider les jeunes à faire de l’activité physique et leurs devoirs.
• Aider les enfants à faire leurs devoirs.
• Fournir un soutien social et interagir avec les enfants de façon amicale.

Qualifications :
• Capacité de bien parler l’anglais.
• Expérience du travail auprès d’enfants de 9 à 12 ans.
• Patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Connaissance des enjeux auxquels font face les familles à faible revenu et sensibilité aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.

Location: W.E. Gowling School, 250 Anna Avenue
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4 - 6
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


Goal of the program:
The SWAG program is intended to increase the high school graduation rate of students identified as most at risk of failing by providing volunteer Tutors who will help increase students' academic success in a supportive environment.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist staff in implementing social recreation by helping with set up and take-down and by participating in activities.
• Help students improve skills such as life skills and goal setting.
• Provide encouragement, acceptance, motivation, and support to participants.
• Provide positive feedback and appropriate guidance to students.
• Volunteer mentors may be asked to participate in outings.


Qualifications:
• Experience with older children / youth.
• Caring, patient, open-minded, non-judgmental, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Fluency in English required, fluency in French and additional languages pertinent to our client population an asset.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5 - 8
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


Goal of the program:
The SWAG program is intended to increase the high school graduation rate of students identified as most at risk of failing by providing volunteer Tutors who will help increase students' academic success in a supportive environment.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Provide academic assistance related to the Grade 9 and 10 curriculum to participants
• Help students improve study habits such as time management and studying skills.
• Help motivate students to complete academic goals.
• Provide positive feedback and appropriate guidance to students.

Qualifications:
• Previous experience with older children / youth.
• Knowledge of Grade 9 and 10 high school curriculum. Concentration in English, French math, science, history, geography, preferred.
• Knowledge of appropriate tutoring and motivational techniques
• Caring, patient, open-minded, non-judgmental, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Fluency in English required, fluency in French and additional languages pertinent to our client population an asset.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.


Équipe : Équipe du Programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours : Jeudi
Heure : De 15 h à 17 h 30
Nombre de bénévoles requis : 5 - 8
Engagement : Toute l’année (Du 12 septembre 2016 jusqu’à la fin de juin 2017)
La ou le bénévole relève de : Coordonnatrice ou coordonnateur, SWAG

Objectif du programme :
Le programme SWAG a pour but d’accroître le taux d’obtention du diplôme d’études secondaires des élèves qui risquent le plus d’échouer en leur offrant des tutrices et des tuteurs bénévoles qui les soutiendront et les aideront à réussir.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Fournir une aide aux participants en ce qui concerne le curriculum de la 9e et de la 10e année.
• Aider les élèves à améliorer leurs techniques et leurs pratiques d’étude, ainsi que la façon dont ils gèrent leur temps.
• Aider à motiver les élèves pour qu’ils atteignent leurs objectifs scolaires.
• Faire des commentaires positifs aux élèves et les orienter.

Qualifications :
• Expérience du travail auprès des enfants plus âgés et des jeunes.
• Connaissance du curriculum de la 9e et de la 10e année. Concentration en anglais, en français en mathématiques, en sciences, en histoire et en géographie, préférable.
• Connaissance des techniques de tutorat et de motivation pertinentes.
• Bienveillance, patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Sensibilité aux enjeux auxquels font face les personnes à faible revenu et aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Maîtrise de l’anglais; la maîtrise du français et d’autres langues parlées par nos clients est un atout.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.


Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Wednesdays and Fridays
Time: 8:30 am to 12 noon
Minimum commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Anisa Bakar


Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote reading among participants.
• Prepare snacks and clean up after preparation.
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety during the playgroup.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.


Endroit : Club des garçons et filles d'Ottawa, 1463 promenade Prince of Wales
Équipe : Parent-enfant
Jours : Mecredis et vendredis
Heures : 8 h 30 à 12 h
Engagement minimum: Trois mois
Le bénévole relève de : Anisa Bakar, Travailleuse de développement de la petite enfance



Description du rôle du bénévole :
• Aider à la préparation physique de la salle et des activités
• Promouvoir la lecture auprès des participants
• Préparer des collations et nettoyer après la préparation des aliments
• Aider au nettoyage de la salle et au rangement des articles après les séances de jeu, incluant les jouets, la vaisselle, les planchers et les surfaces
• Promouvoir la sécurité durant les activités du groupe de jeu

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler dans un environnement exigeant
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme le français, le somali, l’espagnol, l’arabe, le chinois, constitue un atout)
• Attentif, patient, ouvert et compréhensif vis-à-vis des enfants et de leurs besoins
• Ponctuel, fiable et digne de confiance
• Sensible aux questions multiculturelles
• Sensible aux problèmes auxquels est confrontée la population à faible revenu
• Capacité de préserver la confidentialité
• Capacité d’obtenir une attestation de vérification de casier judiciaire appropriée
Location: 1665 Apeldoorn
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Days: Fridays
Time: 2 hours, time depends on room availability
Minimum commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Site Superintendent


Description of Volunteer Role:
• Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the community kitchen.
• Do a weekly inspection of the kitchen for health and safety issues and report them to the site superintendent
• Return items that do not below in the community kitchen to the staff kitchen and return items that should be in the community kitchen to the cupboards and drawers.
• Inspect the refrigerator for non-labeled items and discard them.
• Document the temperature of the refrigerator.
• Wash and put away any dishes left in the sink and on counters.
• Clean inside of the microwaves and oven, wash the stovetop and counters, wash the bottom of the refrigerator.
• Once a year: conducts an inventory of all items in the kitchen and submits list to site supervisor.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Criminal Reference Check.

Jours : Vendredi
Horaire : 2 heures, l’heure dépend de la disponibilité de la salle
Engagement minimal : Trois mois
La ou le bénévole relève de : Surintendante ou surintendant de l’emplacement


Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• S’assurer que la cuisine communautaire est propre et ordonnée.
• Inspecter chaque semaine la cuisine afin de détecter les problèmes de santé et de sécurité et les signaler à la superviseure ou au superviseur de l’emplacement.
• Remettre au personnel de la cuisine les articles qui n’appartiennent pas à la cuisine communautaire et replacer dans les armoires et les tiroirs les articles qui devraient se trouver dans la cuisine.
• S’assurer qu’il n’y a aucun aliment non étiqueté dans le réfrigérateur.
• Consigner la température du réfrigérateur.
• Laver et ranger la vaisselle laissée dans l’évier et sur les comptoirs.
• Nettoyer l’intérieur des fours à micro-ondes et des fours, laver le dessus de la cuisinière et des comptoirs et laver le bas du réfrigérateur.
• Une fois par année : faire l’inventaire de tous les articles qui se trouvent dans la cuisine et remettre la liste à la surintendante ou au surintendant de l’emplacement.

Compétences requises :
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec une surveillance minimale.
• Ponctualité et fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter la confidentialité.
• Capacité d’obtenir une vérification appropriée du casier judiciaire.


Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Goal of the program: The Mothers of Multiples Group is a breastfeeding mother-to-mother support group. The group is open to all mothers of multiple children. Mothers are invited to a safe space where they can connect & discuss their challenges and experiences. Description of Volunteer Role: " Assist with registration of participants " Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities. " Promote play among children " Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces. " Promote safety. Qualifications: " Ability to work in a challenging environment " Demonstrated genuine interest in children " Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset) " Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children s needs " Punctual, reliable, and dependable. " Sensitive to multicultural issues " Sensitive to issues facing low-income population. " Ability to maintain confidentiality. " Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
Location: 900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 am to 12:15 pm
Minimum commitment: 3 months
Volunteer will report to: Rana Arfeh, Family Support Worker


Goal:
Buns in the Oven is a weekly prenatal/postnatal program for women interested in learning about pregnancy and nutrition. Participants are invited to take part in cooking and sharing a healthy meal, as well as take part in guest lectures/workshops regarding child development, parenting, safety etc.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Welcome and support young mothers as they enter the program
• Promote a nurturing, caring, warm, and supportive environment
• Supporting first-time participants and returning participants with registration and registration renewal
• Assisting staff in administering participant surveys
• Assisting with food preparation and clean-up
• Assisting staff and guest lecturers with educational activities
• Assist in childcare when needed.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, Somali, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of client needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population, specifically young low-income mothers.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: May 23, 2018
Location: Carlington CHC, 900 Merivale Team: Parent-Child Days: Wednesdays Time: 12:15 to 3:15 pm Commitment: Three months or more. Description of Volunteer Role: --Assist with the physical set up of room: set up chairs in clusters, put up screens for privacy, put scale on counter, organize sign-in clipboard, blank charts, pens, signage outside Teddy s room on easel. --Meet and greet families as they enter the program. --Interact and visit with clients as needed, particularly when the client is waiting for the lactation consultant. --Organize registration forms and records of assessment as outlined in the written instructions provided. --Periodically, review the binder that holds client charts and remove client files with last date entry older than 3 months and give to LC as instructed. --Assist with cleaning of returned pumps as directed and record pump returns in main binder on pump loan sheets. Qualifications: --Must be able to work independently as well as part of team --Genuine interest in helping new mothers and dads --Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, an asset) --Caring, patient and understanding. --Punctual, non-judgmental --Sensitive to multicultural issues --Sensitive to issues facing low-income population. --Ability to maintain client confidentiality. --Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check. For more information about this position, and to receive the application materials, please contact the Coordinator of Volunteers at 613-722-4000 or volunteering@carlington.ochc.org
Location: 900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z8
Deadline: May 23, 2018
We are looking for someone to help write grant proposals to help in funding our centre.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Looking for a French teacher to teach our clients. Applicant must have relevant work experience and/or education to qualify for the role.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Must have organizational skills, experience in mental health counselling
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Organization: Volunteer Ottawa
Volunteer Ottawa is looking for help at our 8th Annual VOscars Awards Ceremony.

We are looking for volunteers to help with social media, registration, raffle ticket sales, and setup/take down.
Location: Ottawa City Hall - 110 Laurier Avenue West
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Specific Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities / Tâches, fonctions et responsabilités
• Sign in and out of the school office
Signer le registre des présences de l’école à l’arrivée et au départ

• Wear designated Ottawa Public Health name tag
Porter le porte-nom fourni par Santé publique Ottawa

• Report to Lead Nurse who will introduce you to lead receptionist
Rencontrer l’infirmière responsable, qui le présentera à la réceptionniste responsable

• Greet and direct students with a friendly and firm demeanor
Accueillir les élèves d’une manière amicale et avec assurance

• Respond to inquiries from students and refer to receptionist or lead nurse as required
Répondre aux questions posées par les élèves et, au besoin, les diriger vers la réceptionniste ou
l’infirmière responsable

• Assist reception staff with students (rolling up sleeves, monitoring for safety during 15-minute
waiting period, accompanying students back to class, going to school office for information,
alphabetizing consent forms with class lists, etc.

Aider le personnel d’accueil (retrousser les manches des élèves, veiller à leur sécurité pendant
la période d’attente de 15 minutes, les raccompagner à leur classe, se rendre au bureau de
l’école pour obtenir de l’information, classer les formulaires de consentement par ordre
alphabétique en fonction des listes de classe, etc.
Location: At school clinics throughout the City
Deadline: Mar 2, 2018
Needed an accountant or bookkeeper; we need someone who can commit to at least 2 shifts per week. Applicant must have relevant work experience and/or educational background in accounting.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Looking for group facilitators for weekly AA groups. You must have knowledge of AA and NA, the 12 Steps and the Big Book . You must also have experience working with clients and observing confidentiality.
Location: 265 Montreal Road
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Heroes wanted for our Monday morning program! We are looking for volunteers to provide literacy and life-skills instruction to high school students with exceptionalities, in the west end of Ottawa.

For more information about the ELF's Sage Youth programs, please visit our website at www.excellenceinliteracy.org. You may contact us by email at sageyouth@hotmail.com or by phone at 613-838-5539.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Location: High school in the west end of Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 26, 2018
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Center HOST program aims at integrating Syrian new comers and their families into the Ottawa labor, business, and social community. HOST will execute four different project: Women Empowerment, Youth Programs, Entrepreneurs, and Employment Services.We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers! Come and join our team of volunteers!

Location: 2000 - 400 Cooper Street
Deadline: May 22, 2018
Bridges is a community-based, collaborative service between four partnering agencies: Youth Services Bureau, CHEO, the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, and Ottawa Public Health. Bridges provides a link between hospital and community offering intensive short-term clinical intervention and skill building for youth and their families presenting with complex mental health needs.

The program is looking for volunteers with certified therapy dogs who can visit the youth engagement groups (small groups of less than half a dozen youth) that run on either Tuesday (4:30 - 5:30 pm) or Thursday (3 - 4 pm) out of our Queensview Dr. location. Bi-weekly, monthly, or bi-monthly schedules can be accommodated to suit the volunteer's availability.
Location: 2675 Queensview Dr.
Deadline: May 20, 2018
YSB's youth justice programs provide young men the knowledge, training and counselling they need to make positive life choices. Our residential programs at the William E. Hay and Sherwood Centres help youth in conflict with the law complete high school credits and receive valuable life skills training. We focus on helping youth make a positive transition back into the community. Our justice services house male youth ages 12-17 in either pre-trial detention or post-trial secure custody.

Recreation and fitness is a core part of the programming in Youth Justice. We are looking for a certified yoga instructor to work with the young offenders to offer hatha yoga and mindfulness/meditation instruction.

Day: flexible
Time: ideally evenings after 6 p.m.
Duration of class: minimum of 60 mins, or 75 to 90 mins
Commitment: weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly to suit the volunteer's availability.

Note: Volunteers are ALWAYS accompanied by a staff member and are NEVER left alone with youth clients.

Location: 3000 Hawthorne Road
Deadline: May 20, 2018
We are currently seeking advanced event coordinator for our organization. Good communication skills in English and French an asset. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGO or Not for Profits also helpful.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Les programmes scolaires du BSJ (qui font partie de nos services de santé mentale) offrent des programmes de traitement de jour scolaires et thérapeutiques pour les adolescents francophones de 12 à 15 ans dont les comportements interfèrent avec leur réussite scolaire.

Nous recherchons un (e) bénévole possédant des capacités avancées en langue française pour donner une instruction de couture individuelle une ou deux fois par semaine (idéalement le lundi et / ou le mercredi) de 1h30 à 2h30 jusqu'à la fin de l'année scolaire.

Le bénévole doit être habile à coudre (une machine à coudre est fournie sur place), avoir la capacité d'enseigner et d'engager un jeune qui a des difficultés scolaires.

Cette opportunité de bénévolat aura lieu à l'École Secondaire Omer-Deslauriers.

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YSB's School Based Programs (part of our Mental Health Services) offer academic and therapeutic day treatment programs for Francophone teens ages 12-15 whose behaviours are interfering with their success in school.

We are looking for a volunteer with advanced French language abilities to provide one-on-one sewing instruction once or twice a week (ideally Monday and/or Wednesday) from 1:30-2:30 until the end of the school year.

The volunteer is required to be skilled in sewing (sewing machine is provided on-site) with the ability to teach and engage a young person who is struggling academically.

This volunteer opportunity will take place at Ecole Secondaire Omer-Deslauriers.




Location: 159 promenade Chesterton
Ottawa, ON K2E 7E6
Deadline: May 20, 2018
VCA Alta Vista Animal Hospital is looking for volunteers to help give some TLC to our in hospital patients, help walk dogs and minor husbandry work as well.
Location: 2616 Bank Street
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Organization: CNIB
Provide support (sighed guide assistance) to event guests/clients who are blind or partially sighted, encouraging their active engagement, enhance their experience and increase their social activity during the CNIB'S 100 Anniversary National Cocktail reception in Ottawa, being held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 between 4:30 p.m. – 8: 30 p.m.
If are friendly, patient, reliable, punctual have strong communication skills and are able to clearly relay directions and instructions and are available the evening of the event and can attend a Sighted guide training a week prior to the event you should apply.
Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario K1R 1C2
Deadline: Mar 2, 2018
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires a volunteer to assist on Saturdays with operations at their used bookstore, By the Book, at the Greenboro branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

The shift will be from 1:00PM - 4:00PM on Saturday afternoons. You will work with other volunteers.

As a volunteer you will serve customers by selling books, handle the cash register, and be able to close the store. You will be trained on these procedures.

Language: English proficiency required. Bilingual is an asset.

Skills Required: Knowledge of books and customer service skills; must be friendly and courteous with the public; must have the ability to follow instructions and guidance and work effectively under pressure; must have the ability to make change. A Police record check will be required as volunteers in this role will be handling cash.

Time Requirement: Minimum 3 hours/week

We thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: 363 Lorry Greenberg Drive
Ottawa, ON K1T 3P8
Deadline: May 18, 2018
OCISO has been providing support for newcomers for 40 years and during this time, we have had help of thousands of volunteers. Whether you want to help with seniors, youth, administration, English, tax clinics, etc. you will find our environment welcoming and your volunteering rewarding. OCISO has several departments: Community Economic Development, Settlement and Integration, Counseling, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), YOCISO, and Multicultural Liaison Officer. Each of these departments has a number of programs and initiatives in which you can get involved. Please visit our volunteer registration portal to register.
https://ociso.org/volunteer-opportunities/
Location: 959 Wellington St. W
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2X5
Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
DO YOU SPEAK Chinese, French, Somali, Nepali, Punjabi? if SO, WE NEED YOUR HELP!

In partnership with community-based organizations, chronic disease partners, community leaders, and others, SCREEN provides chronic disease risk assessment screening, education about the Canadian health care system, and referrals for people who are at high risk of chronic disease. SCREEN also provides training for health care providers about culturally sensitive care. For more information about SCREEN, please visit www.champlainscreen.ca

A team of volunteers is needed to support SCREEN’s community organizing, network building and chronic disease screening work. The ideal candidates will be able to commit to approximately 40 hours of work, spread over a year period. The minimum commitment is 3-4 events per month over the course of the year. There is flexibility in the dates and times of the work.

The position is designed to offer hands-on experience in the diverse field of community health. The role will offer volunteers an opportunity to try out new work roles and interact with people from a diversity of cultures and professions in different community locations.

Major Responsibilities:
• The Core volunteers will assist SCREEN at the screening events in one or more of following tasks:
o Registration
o Help clients complete the CANRISK questionnaire
o Interpretation
o Refer high risk clients to appropriate services and program (forms and resources provided)
o Workshop delivery (volunteers with a medical background, PowerPoint slides provided)
o Hand out and collect the evaluation forms
o Prepare and serve refreshments
o Set up and cleanup of the event venue
• Take a leadership role in assigned station(s) and ensure the quality and accuracy at screening events.
• Assist in the promotion of events and the SCREEN Program among various communities by recruiting event volunteers and distributing brochures and flyers.
• Volunteers can also sign up to attend various community events such as Community Heath Fair and community celebrations to promote SCREEN
• Volunteers may be asked to be involved in the health care provider training about culturally sensitive care if required

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience in community development and engagement.
• Experience working with high risk and immigrant populations.
• Experience in delivering presentation/workshop to multicultural communities
• Knowledge and experience working in community settings
• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
• Attend the volunteer trainings
• English, written and spoken
• The ability to communicate in one of these languages (Chinese, French, Somali, Nepali, Punjabi) a definite asset.
Location: 420 Cooper St., Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
DO YOU SPEAK Chinese, French, Somali, Nepali, Punjabi? if SO, WE NEED YOUR HELP!

In partnership with community-based organizations, chronic disease partners, community leaders, and others, SCREEN provides chronic disease risk assessment screening, education about the Canadian health care system, and referrals for people who are at high risk of chronic disease. SCREEN also provides training for health care providers about culturally sensitive care. For more information about SCREEN, please visit www.champlainscreen.ca

A team of volunteers is needed to support SCREEN’s community organizing, network building and chronic disease screening work. The ideal candidates will be able to commit to approximately 40 hours of work, spread over a year period. The minimum commitment is 3-4 events per month over the course of the year. There is flexibility in the dates and times of the work.

The position is designed to offer hands-on experience in the diverse field of community health. The role will offer volunteers an opportunity to try out new work roles and interact with people from a diversity of cultures and professions in different community locations.

Major Responsibilities:
• The Core volunteers will assist SCREEN at the screening events in one or more of following tasks:
o Registration
o Help clients complete the CANRISK questionnaire
o Interpretation
o Refer high risk clients to appropriate services and program (forms and resources provided)
o Workshop delivery (volunteers with a medical background, PowerPoint slides provided)
o Hand out and collect the evaluation forms
o Prepare and serve refreshments
o Set up and cleanup of the event venue
• Take a leadership role in assigned station(s) and ensure the quality and accuracy at screening events.
• Assist in the promotion of events and the SCREEN Program among various communities by recruiting event volunteers and distributing brochures and flyers.
• Volunteers can also sign up to attend various community events such as Community Heath Fair and community celebrations to promote SCREEN
• Volunteers may be asked to be involved in the health care provider training about culturally sensitive care if required

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience in community development and engagement.
• Experience working with high risk and immigrant populations.
• Experience in delivering presentation/workshop to multicultural communities
• Knowledge and experience working in community settings
• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
• Attend the volunteer trainings
• English, written and spoken
• The ability to communicate in one of these languages (Chinese, French, Somali, Nepali, Punjabi) a definite asset.
Location: 420 Cooper St., Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
As a member of the Ottawa Good Food Box team of volunteers, the Good Food Box Packer packs boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables once a month for delivery to neighbourhood sites. Are you: Able to commit 6 hours per month? Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment? Reliable? Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10 - 15 lbs) for 5 hours? Also, a general interest in food, health, and community is an asset! Please note that the packing does not happen in our downtown Centre. Packing day takes place in a warehouse in an East end industrial park, accessible by bus.

Packing Dates for 2018

Tuesday, January 16

Tuesday, February 20

Tuesday, March 20

Tuesday, April 17

Tuesday, May 15

Tuesday, June19

Tuesday, July 17

Tuesday, August 14

Tuesday, September 18

Tuesday, October 16

Tuesday, November 20

Tuesday, December 18

Location: 785 Taylor Creek Drive, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
As a member of the Ottawa Good Food Box team of volunteers, the Good Food Box Packer packs boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables once a month for delivery to neighbourhood sites. Are you: Able to commit 6 hours per month? Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment? Reliable? Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10 - 15 lbs) for 5 hours? Also, a general interest in food, health, and community is an asset! Please note that the packing does not happen in our downtown Centre. Packing day takes place in a warehouse in an East end industrial park, accessible by bus.

Packing Dates for 2018

Tuesday, January 16

Tuesday, February 20

Tuesday, March 20

Tuesday, April 17

Tuesday, May 15

Tuesday, June19

Tuesday, July 17

Tuesday, August 14

Tuesday, September 18

Tuesday, October 16

Tuesday, November 20

Tuesday, December 18

Location: 785 Taylor Creek Drive, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Organization: AFP Ottawa Chapter
The AFP Ottawa Chapter is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our Membership Committee. We are looking for strong communicators with a passion for philanthropy who can help us identify and meet the needs of our growing chapter base through select member engagement and stewardship initiatives. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) an active presence at key chapter events, personalized member outreach (through email/direct mail), and survey administration.

Preference to applicants with communications, fundraising, and strong networking skills.

This is a long-term opportunity involving 1 to 2 hours weekly.

This opportunity is open to both current and future AFP members - though Membership with the Ottawa Chapter is an asset.
Location: 436 - 900 Greenbank Road, Ottawa, ON K2J 4P6
Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Special Olympics Greater Ottawa is looking for enthusiastic and qualified individuals to join its Public Relations team. The incumbents must possess the following skills:

Written Communication
- Create engaging content for advertisement descriptions (recruiting volunteers, event promotion, boost SOO awareness, etc.)
- Reach out to other local organizations in order to tap into audiences that we don’t currently serve
-Includes: features on monthly newsletters, press releases, etc.

Graphic Design and Video Creation
- Create posters for SOO’s social media platforms
-Includes: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- Edit short video clips for event promotion
- Assist on ad campaigns with a team of other creatives
-Through creative ideas generation and sharing, knowledge of various design tools

Analytics
- Develop performance metrics to track progress
- Track performance using various tools (i.e. Excel)
- Provide brief weekly reports regarding engagement, how many new followers achieved on each platform, assess which posts are doing better than others (based on content-type, features, visuals used)

Soft Skills
- Team player
- Strong communicator
- High sense of integrity
- Innovative / out-of-box thinker
- Timely with e-mails and other forms of communication
- Passionate about marketing / social media / public relations
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: May 19, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
3 major pieces of research are required regarding Akikodjiwan/Chaudiere Falls and its islands and the Ottawa River. One is related to the Energy Ottawa expansion and the other idea is related to rezoning the Chaudiere Falls from parkland and a sacred area for the indigenous people across Turtle Island to a land of mixed-use community (condos, shops, restaurants, parks, and hotels) for Windmill/Zibi.

The second concerns making the Ottawa River a legal person.

The third concerns creating a national conference for indigenous sacred sites.
Location: 504-44 Emmerson
Ottawa
Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
The Huntley Township Historical Society is looking for a volunteer to design and implement a new look for our website using WordPress.

The Historical Society is a volunteer organization that collects and stores objects, historical documents, newspapers, photographs, and letters relating to the former Huntley Township, now part of the City of Ottawa.

The volunteer, through working with members of the Collections Committee, will assess the holdings of the Society, develop a plan for organizing and displaying images of items in our collection, then design and create a new look for our website. Once the new design is in place, the volunteer will maintain and enhance the website on a continuing basis.

In order to achieve the full potential of WordPress, the volunteer will have the interest and technical ability to learn and use coding programs such as HTML, CSS, and PHP.

Good organizational skills and attention to detail are needed.

This position would be great for people with an interest in history, with good communication skills, with good technical abilities, and has reliable home internet access.

The purpose of the website is to tell the story of Huntley Township in an interesting way.
Location: Bos 313, Carp, Ontario
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
We are currently seeking bible study leader for our organization. Good communication skills in English and French an asset. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGO or Not for Profits also helpful.
Location: 265 Montreal Road
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
We are currently seeking individuals to assist in fundraising for our organization. Good communication skills in English and French an asset. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGO or Not for Profits also helpful.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Ottawa ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Hospitality volunteers prepare healthy snacks, coffee, and tea for community members who attend our drop-in program, which is open from 10 am - noon Monday to Friday.

Tasks and duties: light food prep (cutting cheese, boiling eggs, preparing fruit, etc.), serving food to visitors, preparing coffee and tea, setting up and cleaning up after the program, greeting and socializing with participants, promoting a safe and positive environment during the duration of the program
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave, Unit 102
Ottawa ON K1Z 8L9
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Needed a director accounting.; Applicant must have relevant work experience and/or educational background in accounting.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Psycho therapist wanted for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, stress Management, Anger Management, general Counselling,Life Skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position.
Location: 265 Monrteal Rd
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
good knowledge and experience with addiction clients, including group or one on one counselling. 12 steps, AA and NA,
Location: 265 Montreal Rd ottawa ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Addictions worker to do counselling with clients provide individual or group therapy to individuals struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction and/or eating disorders.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Peter was unlucky enough to have a car accident many years ago, and now lives with disabilities. He has a great sense of humour and loves hearing and telling jokes. He also enjoys listening to music, playing cards and watching hockey. He would like a volunteer Advocate to meet with him each week to go for walks, watch hockey, share jokes, and music tracks.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

People need people! Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 18 Rosemount Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 1P4
Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Gary is in his mid 50s and has Downs Syndrome. He has been waiting for seven years for a volunteer Advocate to be his friend. Gary likes to watch wrestling and movies. He also enjoys car rides and visiting local restaurants and coffee shops.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

People need people! Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 2021 Killarney Dr, Ottawa, ON K2A 1P9
Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
About TROtt
The Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt) is a registered charity that has been serving
children, youth, and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities for over 35 years. Based in south Ottawa, TROtt
provides subsidized programming for children and adults with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke,
acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, sensory integration dysfunction, cognitive delay, Downs Syndrome, visual
impairments, and others. We are an employer of CanTRA and Equine Canada certified instructors and coaches, and
work with experienced physiotherapists and highly trained volunteers to offer a range of therapeutic equine-assisted
services.

About the TROtt Board of Directors
The TROtt Board of Directors is a management board responsible for both the governance of the organization and
the managerial oversight of its operations. The Board’s members meet monthly, each manage a portfolio of
administrative tasks, and take part in project sub-committees. We are currently recruiting a new Director to fill the
position of Fundraising Lead.

Key Responsibilities
• Leads and contributes to TROtt projects and takes responsibility for some of the annually assigned tasks
• Is the main point of contact with staff for fundraising and sponsorship opportunities, questions, etc.
• Leads Fundraising business
o Researches and investigates new donors and grant opportunities
o Oversees the Fundraising and Sponsorship Committee with brainstorming, planning and
implementing fundraising initiatives
o Attends philanthropy workshops, as appropriate
o Leads Fundraising events (including, but not limited to: annual fund raising dinner, soliciting
corporate sponsorship, etc.)
o Maintains relationships with existing financial donors
o Provides fundraising analysis (what is worthwhile?)
o Runs Christmas Calendar program
o Runs Christmas Card program

Qualifications
• Ability to work 10 – 20 hours per month on Board projects and initiatives (most work can be done at home)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise confidentiality and good judgment.
• Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability
to prioritize
• Knowledge of the Equestrian Industry an asset

Time Commitment
Each Board member spends approximately 10 – 20 hours/month on their respective tasks (time commitment each
month may vary) for the duration of a 1-year term (renewable). The incumbent must attend monthly board meetings
in addition to carrying out portfolio activities. Board meetings occur on the evening of the second Tuesday every
month.
Location: 6362-1 Bank Street (HWY 31), Greely, ON, K4P 1J4
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
About TROtt
The Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt) is a registered charity that has been serving
children, youth, and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities for over 35 years. Based in south Ottawa, TROtt
provides subsidized programming for children and adults with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke,
acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, sensory integration dysfunction, cognitive delay, Downs Syndrome, visual
impairments, and others. We are an employer of CanTRA and Equine Canada certified instructors and coaches, and
work with experienced physiotherapists and highly trained volunteers to offer a range of therapeutic equine-assisted
services.

About the TROtt Board of Directors
The TROtt Board of Directors is a management board responsible for both the governance of the organization and
the managerial oversight of its operations. The Board’s members meet monthly, each manage a portfolio of
administrative tasks, and take part in project sub-committees. We are currently recruiting a new Director to fill the
position of Marketing and Communications Lead.

Key Responsibilities
- Chairs TROtt Foundation meetings
· Prepares the TROtt annual budget to be reviewed and approved by the Board
· Manages finances of the organization, providing financial perspective on TROtt managerial issues
· Keeps accurate account of all financial transactions, monitors spending and makes financial recommendations to the board
· Reviews finance-related policies and procedures and recommends changes to the Board for approval
· Ensures Revenue Canada Agency reports are completed (annual charity return)
· Has financial signing authority for the organization
· Is responsible for the organization’s tax receipts
· Acts as liaison to the bookkeeper and assists in related projects as required
· Is responsible for the coordination of documentation required in the auditing process
· Acts as official liaison with the Auditor
· Is responsible for authorizing the Nevada license reports
· Is a voting member of the Board

Qualifications
• Ability to work 10 – 20 hours per month on Board projects and initiatives (most work can be done at home)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise confidentiality and good judgment.
• Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability
to prioritize
• Knowledge of the Equestrian Industry an asset

Time Commitment
Each Board member spends approximately 10 – 20 hours/month on their respective tasks (time commitment each
month may vary) for the duration of a 1-year term (renewable). The incumbent must attend monthly board meetings
in addition to carrying out portfolio activities. Board meetings occur on the evening of the second Tuesday every
month.

A training, turn-over period with the present Treasurer is provided.
Location: 6362-1 Bank Street (HWY 31), Greely, ON K4P 1J4
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Organization: AFP Ottawa Chapter
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Ottawa Chapter is looking for a volunteer who – working with the Past President – can assist with the solicitation and tracking and fulfillment of event sponsorships, including (but not limited to) those for Fundraising Day and The Annual Philanthropy Awards.

Preference to applicants with previous marketing, sales and fundraising experience. Strong networking skills are also recommended.

This is a long-term opportunity involving 1 to 2 hours weekly until April 2019, with the option to take on the position of Sponsorship Chair with the AFP Board going forward.

This opportunity is open to both current and future AFP members - though Membership with the Ottawa Chapter is an asset.
Location: 436 - 900 Greenbank Road, Ottawa, ON K2J 4P6
Deadline: Mar 9, 2018
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