COVID-19 Update

VO is implementing a plan focused on recruitment and deployment of volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19. As part of that plan we will be working with Ottawa Public Health and other agencies to ensure proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Within the next week, volunteers will be able to register for COVID-19 specific volunteering, including virtual volunteering, food delivery and transportation, and agencies will be able to post and/or send VO their COVID-19 specific needs for volunteer matching. In the interim, Agencies can view resources and additional information on our Members COVID-19 Update and volunteer resources are available at our COVID-19 Volunteer Update.

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Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm. There are no Board Meetings in July and August. Amethyst is a modified collective and a 'working board'. The governance model is such that Board and Staff members work together on various committees. Those interested in submitting their applications should provide a covering letter noting why they are interested in volunteering on Amethyst's Board of Directors, along with their CV/Resume.
In 2019 Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre celebrated its 40th anniversary. Amethyst provides services for women in the Ottawa region who are recovering from substance use and/or problem gambling. More information on the organization is available at: www.amethyst-ottawa.org
Location: 488 Wilbrod St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
We are looking for an Assistant Operations Co-ordinator. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week work.Experience an asset. Experience with volunteering is also an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
We are looking for a Mental Health Worker 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. Bilingualism is an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Job role
Assist in preparing for trials, hearings, and closings.
Must be licensed paralegal

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important.Experience is an asset. Experience with volunteering is also an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Looking for a volunteer with vast experience that will be in charge of Creating Content and Promoting our services via social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week work. Experience is an asset.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Looking for a Public Relations Manager to promote our services by attending functions, and connecting in person with the community
-long term(at least 6 months)
-Bilingualism is an asset
-Dedication to this position is important.
-The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week work.
-Experience an asset.
-During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
We are looking for an Assistant Operations Director. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week work.Experience an asset. Experience with volunteering is also an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Member, Board of Directors
Board Members act in a position of trust for the community and are responsible for the effective governance of the organization.
CCSN is looking for knowledge, expertise and skills in one or more areas of not for profit Board work: governance, fundraising, public policy. Requires commitment to the work of the organization, attendance at events and reading of material to remain current, attendance at monthly Board meetings, active participation in discussions and deliberations of the Board.
Board members act at all times in the best interest of the organization and are aware of and abstain from conflicts of interest. Ethical participation and collaborative and positive approach required.
Location: 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa K2C 2B5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Organization: Foodsharing Ottawa
Food Rescuer Drivers needed for a very rewarding experience for saving food!! We are looking for someone to commit once a month or up to weekly.

-Valid Driver's License and own vehicle is a must. We have arrangements with restaurants, bakeries, farmers, and stores to put aside what they can't sell (ie. fresh bread at the end of the day, produce,..) - instead of putting it in the trash.

-Drivers go on missions to pick it up, take what they can use for themselves, and deliver the remainder to a local charity.
Location: Various locations around Ottawa.
Deadline: Apr 5, 2020
Organization: Foodsharing Ottawa
Do you enjoy planning, working with people and have excellent organizational skills? This is for you! Food Sharing is looking for a volunteer lead to work alongside the Executive Director and other members of the leadership team to coordinate our growing team.

Your main task will be as follows:

- Responsible for posting adds, first point of contact for volunteers
- Maintain updated volunteer list
- Liaise with Operations to understand volunteer requirements
- Coordinate with department leads to transition volunteers to groups/projects
- Familiarity and comfort with Microsoft office (Excel, Word)
- Organise volunteer appreciation events (bi-monthly)

We look forward to meet you!
Location: Various locations around Ottawa.
Deadline: Apr 5, 2020
Organization: Bytown Museum
Do you have a passion for local history? Are you looking for a great way to meet others who share your interest in history and community? Do you want to gain experiences that will equip you for future endeavors in the heritage sector?

The Bytown Museum is looking for volunteers to provide a helping hand throughout the year!

Show your national pride during the Canada Day celebrations. Help us light up the summer skies with Casino Lac-Leamy’s firework shows. Help us entertain the community all summer long through song, dance and historic demonstrations with our summer programming “Let Us Entertain You”!

For more information about volunteering, please visit our website https://bytownmuseum.com/join-give/volunteer/ or email Shannon at visitorservices@bytownmuseum.ca.
Location: 1 Canal Lane
P.O. Box 523, Station B
Deadline: May 15, 2020
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
Donation Coordinator
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is looking for well-organized and detail-oriented person to fill its Donation Coordinator role. This person will facilitate the pick-up and drop-off of donations by working with a group of volunteer drivers. This role is critical to the success of our organization as we are a 100% donation run charity.

This volunteer is responsible for yielding food pickup requests from individuals, existing drop-off locations, and other pet stores/veterinary clinics. Once a pick-up has been identified, you will work with our volunteer driver team to schedule a timely pick-up through our Facebook group and/or by contacting our drivers directly.

Responsibilities:
Facilitate logistics related to pick up and drop off of donations with donors and driver(s)
Ensure the donations are brought to the storage unit for proper storage and distribution
Exercise discretion regarding acceptance of donated goods based on “Food Acceptance Policy”
Assist with driver coordinating for special events that promote food donations, such as the Bowlful of Heart Campaign
Identify and track donations by location

Requirements:
Excellent attention to detail
Strong time management skills
Experience working with volunteers
Ability to work well independently
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred

Please note: The nature of this work can sometimes be somewhat unpredictable, flexibility to work some evenings and weekends is appreciated.

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Donation Coordinator.


Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is currently recruiting a Driver Coordinator (volunteer position) to review driver role and responsibilities with delivery driver candidates, guide applicants through on-boarding process, assign and coordinate with volunteers to ensure monthly deliveries have been completed.

Our driver volunteers are at the core of our service and enable us to deliver to our clients. This role will have a major impact on our day-to-day operations and capacities. The Driver Coordinator will work closely with the Logistics Manager and Volunteer Manager.
Responsibilities
Review and contact potential volunteer drivers with the help of the Volunteer Manager
Ensure drivers have completed the non-disclosure agreement and police record check prior to beginning.
Flags potential conflicts or problems to the Logistics Manager and aids in finding solutions.
Liaises with the Logistics Manager to identify areas where volunteer drivers are needed
Provide onboarding for new drivers, such as walking them through the pickup process at the storage unit

Requirements
Organization skills
Attention to detail
Access to phone and computer on a regular basis to communicate with volunteers
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred
Strong volunteer-facing communication skills
Tact and diplomacy, ability to assess and make decisions on the spot

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Driver Coordinator.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Are you passionate about entertainment or acting? Do you currently work in the field as an actor and/or extra? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you! Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about acting/extra opportunities in the community and possibly to explore other ideas in the arts.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Location: Ottawa Region- various locations
Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Organization: CISOC
Join our board and contribute to our multicultural community. Cultural Interpretation Services for Our Communities (CISOC) provides interpretation and translation services both in Ottawa and across the country. We have over 160 professional interpreters and translators working in more than 60 languages and dialects. CISOC professionals support the interpretation needs of new Canadians, refugees and visitors to our country in a variety of settings from health care, legal, educational and broader community.

Our board is located in Ottawa. We have meetings six times a year with an Annual General Meeting in June. There is a small commitment to participate on sub committees to support CISOC and the Board on special initiatives.

We are seeking volunteer board members with a broad range of skills and experiences. We would welcome applications from candidates with a solid track record in any of the following areas:
• Skills and experience in accounting and finance;
• Strategic communication to build contacts and connections in the granting networks/agencies;
• Insights into business planning and business development;
• Experience in human resources; or
• Strong legal background.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a short cover letter outlining your interest in our board along with your resume to our Executive Director Benjamin Chacon - benjamin@cisoc.net
Location: 44 Eccles Street, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 6S4
Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.

Our coaching team will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of running your sessions.

We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Volunteer Assistant to Lead to Mentor to Coaching Director.

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.

We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable and have high levels of energy/enthusiasm!

Work Experience

• Soccer playing/coaching experience

• Experience of communicating with members of the general public and young children

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)

• The right aptitude for coaching young children

• Ability to work as part of a team.
Location: 37 Oriska Way,
Ottawa
Deadline: Apr 29, 2020
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.

Our coaching team will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of running your sessions.

We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Volunteer Assistant to Lead to Mentor to Coaching Director.

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.

We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable and have high levels of energy/enthusiasm!

Work Experience

• Soccer playing/coaching experience

• Experience of communicating with members of the general public and young children

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)

• The right aptitude for coaching young children

• Ability to work as part of a team.
Location: 37 Oriska Way,
Ottawa
Deadline: Apr 29, 2020
We are looking for individuals who have experience with fundraising, outreach and advocacy. Dynamic and outgoing volunteers are required to assist with Fundraising and Grant Writing Coordination to help us implement our fund development strategy. We wish to raise awareness about the important work that we do in nutrition, education and health in South India. We also wish to explore ways to broaden our appeal and to raise money for our innovative programming. We are looking for someone who can find and write grants that will help our non-profit continue to grow in Ottawa, across Canada and around the world.

Do you have the following qualifications:
- Past fundraising and event experience
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Highly-motivated and well-organized
- Grant writing experience

Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that relieves the effects of poverty and creates new opportunities in South India and for Worldwide Disaster Relief. Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the needs and opportunities that people in South India and elsewhere face. We build awareness in local communities throughout the world for our programs and the direct beneficial relief that the programs deliver.

Globally we share by engaging volunteers all over the world in supporting our charitable partners as we carry out nutritional, medical, educational and disaster relief programs that build health, relieve poverty, improve education and create the foundation for social change.
Location: 130 Wren St. RR1
Deadline: Jun 11, 2020
We are looking for individuals who have experience with writing, design and media content management primarily for print materials including our annual report. The content and graphics once developed will also be distributed on various platforms including twitter, fb, LinkedIn, Instagram, and our website.

We wish to raise awareness about the important nutritional, educational and medical work that we do in South India and world wide. We are looking for someone preferably with not-for-profit experience who can write content, design graphics and develop media that will help our non-profit continue to grow in Ottawa and across Canada to support our work in South India.

Do you have the following qualifications: - Proven writing and design communications skills - Highly-motivated, self-driven and well-organized - Research experience to determine current industry trends.

Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that relieves the effects of poverty and creates new opportunities in South India. Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the needs and opportunities that people in South India and Nepal face. We support awareness in local communities throughout the world for our programs and the direct beneficial relief that the programs deliver. Globally we share by engaging volunteers all over the world in supporting our charitable partners as we carry out several nutritional, medical, educational and Worldwide disaster relief programs that relieve poverty and create the foundation for social change.
Location: Virtual office
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Are you passionate about entertainment or acting? Do you currently work in the field as an actor and/or extra? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you! Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about acting/extra opportunities in the community and possibly to explore other ideas in the arts.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Location: Ottawa Region- various locations
Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
To raise awareness for the Support Our Troops brand, collect donations, and assist with interactive activities, create a fun and welcoming environment, other tasks as required.
Location: Two Volunteer Opportunities within the NCR.
Royal Canadian Navy Bike Ride June 2020.
Canada Army Run September 2020.
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Looking for a volunteer with vast experience that will be in charge of:
-Marketing campaigns and branding techniques for our organization
-Conducting research and analyze trends in the product or service offered by the organization to develop marketing strategies
-Promoting our services via social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and to the community
-Tracking and analyzing the performance of advertising campaigns

Any other duties assigned

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Job role
manage the fundraising, responsibilities include overseeing all the fundraising functions and developing donors.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Food for Thought needs volunteers to satisfy current demand and grow. We need someone to assess our volunteer needs, recruit and basically communicate with potential volunteers. This is a position for a self driven person. You will be part of a dynamic team that focus on getting things done. Visit our web site: www.FoodforThought.cafe
Location: 2144, Dunelm
Deadline: May 19, 2020
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
We are looking for a pair of dynamic volunteers to join our team and help with our monthly sort!

The Ottawa Paw Pantry is looking for sort coordinators who will oversee the distribution process in getting food to the families we serve in the city.

In this role, you will work closely with the Client Relations Manager and Driver Coordinator to manage food package assembly based on client needs. The Sort Coordinators also maintain an up-to-date inventory document and alerts the Managing Partners when there is a need for a specific type of food.

Responsibilities

Keep track of inventory, both in special diets and general stock levels
Assemble packages for clients on a monthly basis
Ensure storage unit is maintained in an organized and neat fashion


Requirements

Experience in a pet food environment a strong asset (i.e. vet clinic, pet store)
logistics management experience a strong asset
Proficiency in Google Docs
Proven organizational skills
Pays special attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Meals on Wheels Ottawa is looking for volunteer Servers! Join our team of 400+ dedicated volunteers from across Ottawa and give back to your community. As a volunteer, you will support our program that provides nutritious food to seniors and adults with disabilities to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home.

Volunteer Servers deliver hot meals between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, leaving from one of our kitchens throughout the city. Meals are usually delivered in Server/Driver teams. Servers do not need to have a vehicle and will be paired with a volunteer Driver. In addition to delivering a nutritious meal, volunteers offer a safety and security check and a daily visit.

The volunteer commitment is flexible and is usually once a week.

Volunteer Position Requirements:
• Police Record Check - Level 3 Vulnerable Sector Check
• Orientation and training provided

How to Apply:
• Please contact Aidan or Jessica via telephone 613-233-2424 or via email volunteer@mealsonwheels-ottawa.org

More info:
• https://www.mealsonwheels-ottawa.org/volunteers/become-a-volunteer/
Location: 670 Albert St. Ottawa, ON. K1R 6L2
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Meals on Wheels Ottawa is looking for volunteer drivers! Join our team of 400+ dedicated volunteers from across Ottawa and give back to your community. As a volunteer, you will support our program that provides nutritious food to seniors and adults with disabilities to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home.

Meals on Wheels volunteer Drivers, using their own vehicle, deliver hot meals between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, leaving from one of our kitchens throughout the city. Meals are usually delivered in Driver/Server teams. We can match you up with a volunteer Server or you can recruit your own partner to deliver with you. You can also choose to deliver on your own, doing both the driving and the delivery of the meal right to the client's door.

The volunteer commitment is flexible and is usually once a week. Meals on Wheels offers mileage reimbursement to volunteer Drivers.

Volunteer Position Requirements:
• Police Record Check - Level 3 Vulnerable Sector Check
• Own Vehicle
• Driver’s Licence and minimum liability insurance
• Orientation and training provided

How to Apply:
• Please contact Aidan or Jessica via telephone 613-233-2424 or via email volunteer@mealsonwheels-ottawa.org

More info:
• https://www.mealsonwheels-ottawa.org/volunteers/become-a-volunteer/
Location: 670 Albert St. Ottawa, ON. K1R 6L2
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Organization: HelpAge Canada
HelpAge Canada is Canada’s only organization dedicated exclusively to helping older persons in Canada and the developing world. We have 40 years of experience working for older persons and helping them overcome poverty, claim their rights, challenge discrimination and helping them lead dignified, secure, and healthy lives. HelpAge Canada is a founding member of HelpAge International and is part of a global network of organizations operating in more than 80 countries that help thousands every day.

As a volunteer, you will help with translation from English to French for our newsletters, website and other written material.
Location: 205-1300 Carling Avenue
Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Organization: CNIB
The peer support group meets once a month for approximately two hours at a local church. The meetings are a place for the participants to get information on different topics, socialize, listen to entertainment. The volunteer would be responsible for making sure the group stays on task, determine topics of discussion, assist with food service.
Location: 101-1355 RUE BANK STREET
Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
Organization: CNIB
This program is available to people who are blind or partially sighted. The program strives to ensure participants can maintain their indepence by matching volunteers with them to provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship. Activities may include reading, walking, recreational activities or assisting with errands and shopping.
Location: 425 Marche Way
Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
The Depot Office Assistant interacts with all team members as well as with clients, health care professionals, resource personnel and others who from time to time may be involved with the acquisition and disposition of equipment. The Depot Office Assistant assists and supports the Depot Office Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering the telephone, maintaining clients log, greeting clients, assisting in searching for requested equipment, filing, scheduling appointments. Skills required include ability to communicate in a calm, friendly and respectful manner, and basic computer skills.
Location: Bay #6 – 43 Grenfell Cres.
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
The Matching Program at the Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI) Ottawa is looking for volunteers to work with newcomers in a one-on-one capacity. Through its volunteers, the Matching Program reaches out to refugees and immigrants who are in need of support to thrive in their new life in Ottawa.
Volunteers should be established members of the community who are familiar with the Canadian culture and who know how to access resources in Ottawa. Experience working with people with disabilities or medical conditions is a great asset. Patience, kindness, an open mind and an interest in other cultures are also very important qualities for our volunteers.
We ask our volunteers to make a minimum 4 hour weekly commitment for a period of 6 months to 8 months.

Please apply using our Better Impact Application: http://bttr.im/hb3pr
Location: CCI Main Office: 219 Argyle Avenue, K2P 2H4
*Note that the Volunteer Opportunities take place across the City of Ottawa at various locations to be determined.

Apply Here: http://bttr.im/hb3pr

ATTENTION:
CCI Ottawa Volunteer Programs are currently suspended in response to COVID-19. We encourage you to still complete our application form for future involvement at CCI and we look forward to connecting with you as soon as our Volunteer Program is re-launched.
Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
About Parkinson Canada:
Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services. Our National Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada fulfills its mission through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program.

We are looking for a volunteer(s) to facilitate the monthly Living with Parkinson's Support Group in Ottawa, Ontario. The group will meet once a month for two hours.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide education and support at monthly group meetings to persons with Parkinson’s, members of their families, and/or their caregivers in dealing with the challenges of living with the condition. To encourage group members to share experiences, ideas and feelings, address challenges, develop supportive friendships and receive current information about Parkinson’s disease.
Duties include: facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
• Comfort and ability to discuss issues regarding Parkinson’s
• Active listening and communication skills
• Sensitivity and compassion
• Ability to model respect for diversity
• Background in nursing, social work, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, and/or other medical aspect of Parkinson’s disease an asset

TIME COMMITMENT:
• 3-5 hours per month, (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year
• Training will be provided

Active seniors are welcome! If you are interested in joining a team that makes a tremendous difference in the lives of Canadians living with Parkinson’s, please contact Krista Duncan at krista.duncan@parkinson.ca
Location: Ottawa West
Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Life Coach - Person who helps offer guidance with people's
personal projects, business successes, general conditions and transitions in the client's personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now, discovering what the obstacles or challenges might be, and choosing a course of action to make the life be what it want it ought to be.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Averagebkeyboarding, proofreading and data entry skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience

• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel,etc...
• Answering phones
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-3 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Looking for someone to secure premises in all capacity; create and maintain all fire and safety plans; Health and Safety coordination; manage security volunteers. Dual licenced an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd Ottawa ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Security guard needed to monitor the building.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Abbotsford House our Community Support Agency is looking for an individual to teach a basic Mandarin course for seniors. The position would be for a few hours once per week, time as yet to be determined.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We need mature individuals to read to seniors and foster discussions. We are a long term care home and some of our residents cannot participate in regular programming due to physical limitations. We are hoping eventually to host book clubs as a group activity. The Alphabet program is a reading program where volunteers meet with residents and read favourite books, newspapers or articles.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Organization: Ausome Ottawa
We are looking for volunteers to support kids with autism at various Ausome Ottawa sports programs. In the coming months, we are offering programs in basketball, gymnastics, soccer, PD day camps and many more programs!

If you like volunteering with children and have an open mind, you will LOVE this opportunity.

Families welcome.
Reliable high school students welcome.
Location: Various sports venues throughout Ottawa
Please apply online at https://ausomeottawa.com/get-involved/volunteer/
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

The Treasurer oversees and monitors financial performance of the organization and reports on it to the Board. He/she is also responsible for maintaining accurate books of accounting with the assistance of a bookkeeper.
The Treasurer has primary signing authority for all financial transactions and is responsible for the maintenance of the organization’s bank account including negotiating mortgages, loans and managing cash flow. He/she is also responsible for the development of an annual budget and the implementation of financial policies for the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:
General
- Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
- Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures including accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, payroll and petty cash
- Ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
- Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Charitable Status, Withholding Payments (CPP, EI), Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Employer Health Tax
- Oversee the House Manager in payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner
- Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with external auditors as necessary
- Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate
- Recommends to the Board changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization

Administration
- Meet regularly with staff and Director of Human Resources to discuss financial issues and to develop and maintain the budget
- Work with the President and appropriate Board members to ensure compliance to minimum standards in accordance with all government legislation, regulations and guidelines pertinent to the organization’s role as an employer and non-profit agency
- Work with the President, Directors and staff to maintain an effective and cost efficient organization through budget exercises
- Ensure that banking information is up to date including all signatories to the bank account.
- Prepare annual charitable return in a timely manner as appropriate including the provision of T4s and T4As to all employees
- Prepare and deliver financial reports as required at Board meeting and the Annual General Meetings
- Ensure submission of all information, reports and records as requested or required by law to appropriate government officials or the board of directors

Project management accounting
- Work with the Property Manager and the Director of Fundraising to maintain financial records for each capital project
- Ensure that accurate and timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with contract agreements with funders
- Provide accurate and timely reporting on the financial activity of individual projects

Qualifications:
Knowledge of and experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping is essential to this position.
Knowledge of the accounting program “SAGE” is an asset.


Other Important Information:
- Most of the work can be done remotely from home
- A laptop computer with local IMIT support is provided with online access to all accounting and general administrative files
- An experienced house manager/book keeper who is thoroughly knowledgeable with the operations of the house, financial software, and financial history is subordinate to the Treasurer
- This individual may be delegated routine financial and research tasks at the Treasurer’s discretion
- We have a well-established outsourcing arrangement with a third party vendor who processes automated payroll deposits, prepares tax reporting documentation, T4s etc.
- The Treasurer plays a minor oversight role.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Shelter Movers Ottawa provides free moving and storage services to those fleeing abuse in and around Ottawa. We are looking for people who great communicators and love keeping things organized. Scheduling Coordinators recruit volunteers to join move teams, working from SMO's database of active volunteers to create, send, and respond to e-mails. They are the ‘voice’ of Shelter Movers Ottawa in our volunteers' inboxes, sharing opportunities to help with positivity, encouragement, a sense of purpose, and the joy of our work.

Responsibilities:
- Create daily ‘Call to Action’ (e-mail) content to send to volunteers
- Monitor e-mail inbox and respond to volunteers who reply to Calls To Action
- Update the Mover Availability Calendar with volunteers’ availability
- Send and respond to emails regarding scheduling updates
- Following-up with volunteers’ communications with strong consistency and timeliness
- Work with Move Coordination Manager and other Scheduling Coordinators

Time Commitment:
Approximately 8-10 hours a week. Please note: the work of scheduling isn’t performed in a single continuous ‘shift’; it involves communication and responding to messages during your chosen work hours. Based on your availability, you will be assigned specific days (1-3) for which you will be responsible to perform the Scheduling Coordinator role duties.
This is a work-from-home position, with occasional meetings (in-person and/or conference calls.)
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 28, 2020
Kevin is an outgoing guy who has a variety of interests including playing sports, playing video games, and doing arts and crafts! Kevin would love it if you would want to see him compete at his Special Olympic events as well! Kevin is looking for calm and active person who can spend some one-on-one time with him.

Kevin is one of many people with disabilities who is looking for a friend your community. Having a significant impact on someone’s life can be as simple as going out for a cup of coffee or going out for a walk. We need great people like you who can give a little bit of time, energy, fun, and effort to a person with a disability who needs it.

You could be one of more than 250 volunteer Advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship and volunteer with someone in activities you enjoy as well. 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.

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Prince of Wales Dr/Hog's Back Rd
Deadline: May 28, 2020
Are you someone who enjoys movies, wrestling, and hockey? Then Arnold may be a good fit for you! Arnold his hoping for a kind and caring person who can spend time with him and maybe even help him how to cook.

Arnold is one of many people with disabilities who is looking for a friend in the community. 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.

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522


Being a volunteer advocate is convenient, flexible, and rewarding. We match people one-on-one, who live in locations convenient to each other, and with similar interests and shared activities. You spend time with your match, with the possibility of also including your family and friends. You get together three or four times a month at your convenience, and do what friends do: go for coffee, take a walk, or get out to an event. This can have a huge impact in the life of someone with a disability who is feeling isolated and alone.

As a volunteer you need to be over the age of 18 and 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.

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. People need people!

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org OR 613-761-9522

À Ottawa, plus de 300 personnes isolées à cause de leurs handicaps souhaiteraient être jumelées à travers notre organisation avec un ami et défenseur bénévole. La plupart attendront 2 ans et demi avant d’être jumelées. Aimeriez-vous aider une de ces personnes à être rayée de nos listes d’attente?

Si vous aimez passer du temps avec les gens et vous êtes disponible pendant une ou deux heures par semaine, nous vous invitons à communiquer avec nous. Un bénévole doit avoir 18 ans ou plus et être prêt à s’engager pour un jumelage de 12 mois [N.B : Votre statut au Canada peut affecter votre capacité à réaliser cet engagement, par exemple visa de visiteur, visa d'étudiant, demandeur de statut de réfugié]. L’encadrement et le soutien continu sont fournis aux bénévoles.

Vous pouvez avoir un profond impact dans la vie d’une personne ayant un handicap de plusieurs façons: en diminuant sa solitude, en l’aidant à réaliser ses rêves, en développant son réseau personnel, en diminuant sa vulnérabilité, en augmentant son estime de soi et en contribuant à améliorer sa santé physique et mentale.

COMMUNIQUEZ AVEC NOUS: volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org OU 613-761-9522
Location: Orleans Blvd and St Joseph Blvd
Deadline: May 28, 2020
Millie is wishing for a great volunteer who would enjoy helping a senior get a bite to eat and lend a helping hand. Millie loves Boston Pizza and wants to get out into her community. She would love someone who could help her learn to use a computer.

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.
Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920
INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Vanier/Carson Grove area
Deadline: May 28, 2020
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