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Find a good cause and go for it! Whether it’s your first time volunteering or you are a seasoned veteran, we've got you covered. What type of non-profit organization do you want to volunteer for? What kind of volunteering do you want to do? Who do you want to help? You can search below for these and other preferences. If you aren’t sure exactly what you are looking for, start a wide search then narrow it down.

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Do you play the piano? Guitar? Another musical instrument? Do you enjoy singing? Carleton Lodge is looking for talented people who want to share their love of music with our residents. Various times and settings are available: playing soft background music before or during mealtime, entertaining large groups, accompanying at sing-alongs, playing at church services. Music enriches the lives of our residents and gives great satisfaction to our volunteer musicians.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Many hands are required at mealtime and our Mealtime Helpers help things run smoothly. They help residents make their way to and from the dining room. They help those who want to don protective clothing. They pour water, tea and coffee. They remove dishes and help clean up after the meals. Meals are served at 8:30 am, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Mealtime Helpers arrive 1/2 hour before the start of the meal and spend 1 ½ hours.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Dining should be a pleasurable activity. When some of our residents experience difficulty at meal time our Feeding Assistants lend a hand. In a gentle and respectful manner, they provide one-on-one support and help ensure that the residents  nutritional needs are met. By their friendly presence they also make the meal restful and enjoyable. Feeding Assistants arrive when the meals are being served (8:30 am, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm) and spend about one hour. Training is provided.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
We welcome High School students who want to volunteer at our Home. Students work in a variety of areas, helping in the gardens, serving in the Tuck shop, assisting in the dining rooms, helping out at recreation activities. Residents enjoy meeting and chatting with young people. Staff and experienced volunteers are always close-by to provide guidance. (Note: Volunteers must be at least 14 years old)
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Recreational activities are many and for each, a number of dedicated volunteers are needed to remind residents of the activity, encourage participation and help residents get to the venue. If the event is one where refreshments are served, volunteers help serve and then collect dishes afterwards. At the end, the volunteers help residents return to their rooms. Recreation Assistants find this is a great way to get to know residents, staff and other volunteers in a fun setting.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Who does not love a manicure? That feeling of being pampered and afterwards, the confidence boost of having well-groomed hands. Every week teams of 3-4 amateur manicurists give our residents this type of spa treatment. The residents enjoy it and so do the manicurists. At the moment, we need volunteers for the following shift: Thursdays between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Training is provided.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Many residents would love to have a special friend to spend time with. Perhaps to go for a walk, play a game of scrabble, or just sit and chat over a cup of tea. So many of our residents have led rich and interesting lives and would love to share their memories with a friend. Friendly visitors are especially important for residents with no families or whose loved ones live far away.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Organization: English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community (ELTOC)
English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community (ELTOC) is looking to recruit a treasurer with accounting experience to join the volunteer Board of Directors. At monthly meetings the treasurer is responsible for presenting a treasurer’s report on ELTOC finances for the month. All financial reports of the month are forwarded by the bookkeeper to the treasurer which help the treasurer to develop the monthly reports for the board.
ELTOC board meetings are held once a month, usually from 7pm to 9pm on the third Thursday of a month.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to admin@eltoc.ca. Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview by the first week of September 2017, and depending on their success will be nominated as a board treasurer at the AGM on Sept 14, 2017.

Feel free to call the office at 613-232-8566 if you have any questions.
ELTOC website: www.eltoc.ca
Location: 108 - 404 McArthur avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1K 1G8
Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Organization: Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies is looking for a volunteer designer to complete a portfolio of design products for our upcoming CFHS Canadian Link Conference (http://clc.cfhs.ca/).

This includes design of:
Digital promotional images for email marketing and social media
A printed program for the conference (start to finish)
Conference name badges
Coroplast room signage
Working with us through our approval process and sending everything to the printer

We will send you all text and image content for each of these pieces -- there is no writing, photography or other image sourcing involved.

Please note that you must have design experience and expertise, be familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud and have access to the most recent version of InDesign. The design work can be done anytime/anywhere.
Location: 30 Concourse Gate, Suite 102
Ottawa, ON
K2E 7V7
Deadline: Aug 28, 2017
Organization: Parkinson Canada (Ottawa office)
Support Group Facilitator
POSITION REPORTS TO:
Community Development Coordinator / Community Engagement Coordinator
PURPOSE:
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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
 Comfort level in carrying out appropriate group interventions
 Ability to discern personal boundaries and limitations so as to maximize client empowerment
 Ability to seek guidance as appropriate
 Openness to feedback as opportunities for professional and personal growth
 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
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 To complete Support Group Facilitator training program and continue to pursue further learning & education throughout volunteer experience
 To inform the Community Development Coordinator in a timely manner if unable to fulfill duties
 To adhere to the Parkinson Canada Policies and Procedures
 To maintain a clear vision of the volunteer role with clients
 To sign a Volunteer Service Agreement
DUTIES:
 Facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.
 Report on regular basis to Community Development Coordinator.
 Attend district meetings every four months with Community Development Coordinator.
SUPPORTS FOR SUCCESS:
 Volunteer facilitator training program, district meetings, and individual support from program staff.
TIME COMMITMENT:
 3-5 hours per month, on weekdays (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year.

Multiple positions are available throughout Eastern Ontario for either French or English support groups.
Interested candidates should submit their résumé with a letter indicated why they are interested in
facilitating a Parkinson support group to ginette.trottier@parkinson.ca
Location: Cornwall
Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Organization: Parkinson Canada (Ottawa office)
Support Group Facilitator
POSITION REPORTS TO:
Community Development Coordinator / Community Engagement Coordinator
PURPOSE:
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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
 Comfort level in carrying out appropriate group interventions
 Ability to discern personal boundaries and limitations so as to maximize client empowerment
 Ability to seek guidance as appropriate
 Openness to feedback as opportunities for professional and personal growth
 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
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 To complete Support Group Facilitator training program and continue to pursue further learning & education throughout volunteer experience
 To inform the Community Development Coordinator in a timely manner if unable to fulfill duties
 To adhere to the Parkinson Canada Policies and Procedures
 To maintain a clear vision of the volunteer role with clients
 To sign a Volunteer Service Agreement
DUTIES:
 Facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.
 Report on regular basis to Community Development Coordinator.
 Attend district meetings every four months with Community Development Coordinator.
SUPPORTS FOR SUCCESS:
 Volunteer facilitator training program, district meetings, and individual support from program staff.
TIME COMMITMENT:
 3-5 hours per month, on weekdays (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year.

Multiple positions are available throughout Eastern Ontario for either French or English support groups.
Interested candidates should submit their résumé with a letter indicated why they are interested in
facilitating a Parkinson support group to ginette.trottier@parkinson.ca
Location: Vanier area
Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Organization: Parkinson Canada (Ottawa office)
Support Group Facilitator
POSITION REPORTS TO:
Community Development Coordinator / Community Engagement Coordinator
PURPOSE:
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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
 Comfort level in carrying out appropriate group interventions
 Ability to discern personal boundaries and limitations so as to maximize client empowerment
 Ability to seek guidance as appropriate
 Openness to feedback as opportunities for professional and personal growth
 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
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 To complete Support Group Facilitator training program and continue to pursue further learning & education throughout volunteer experience
 To inform the Community Development Coordinator in a timely manner if unable to fulfill duties
 To adhere to the Parkinson Canada Policies and Procedures
 To maintain a clear vision of the volunteer role with clients
 To sign a Volunteer Service Agreement
DUTIES:
 Facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.
 Report on regular basis to Community Development Coordinator.
 Attend district meetings every four months with Community Development Coordinator.
SUPPORTS FOR SUCCESS:
 Volunteer facilitator training program, district meetings, and individual support from program staff.
TIME COMMITMENT:
 3-5 hours per month, on weekdays (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year.

Multiple positions are available throughout Eastern Ontario for either French or English support groups.
Interested candidates should submit their résumé with a letter indicated why they are interested in
facilitating a Parkinson support group to ginette.trottier@parkinson.ca
Location: Vanier area
Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Organization: Parkinson Canada (Ottawa office)
Support Group Facilitator
POSITION REPORTS TO:
Community Development Coordinator / Community Engagement Coordinator
PURPOSE:
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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
 Comfort level in carrying out appropriate group interventions
 Ability to discern personal boundaries and limitations so as to maximize client empowerment
 Ability to seek guidance as appropriate
 Openness to feedback as opportunities for professional and personal growth
 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
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 To complete Support Group Facilitator training program and continue to pursue further learning & education throughout volunteer experience
 To inform the Community Development Coordinator in a timely manner if unable to fulfill duties
 To adhere to the Parkinson Canada Policies and Procedures
 To maintain a clear vision of the volunteer role with clients
 To sign a Volunteer Service Agreement
DUTIES:
 Facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.
 Report on regular basis to Community Development Coordinator.
 Attend district meetings every four months with Community Development Coordinator.
SUPPORTS FOR SUCCESS:
 Volunteer facilitator training program, district meetings, and individual support from program staff.
TIME COMMITMENT:
 3-5 hours per month, on weekdays (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year.

Multiple positions are available throughout Eastern Ontario for either French or English support groups.
Interested candidates should submit their résumé with a letter indicated why they are interested in
facilitating a Parkinson support group to ginette.trottier@parkinson.ca
Location: Vanier area
Deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Organization: Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
We're looking for two enthusiastic and personable volunteers who are comfortable talking on the phone and possibly writing emails to help recruit new attendees of our animal welfare conferences, including veterinarians, vet techs, police officers, Crown prosecutors, animal enforcement personnel, social workers and interested members of the public. If you'd like to help us boost our work for animals by increasing attendance at our educational/professional development conferences, we would love your help! The research can be done anytime/anywhere, but the calls will need to be made from our office during the day (Monday-Friday, 9-5). Note that you must have your own laptop.
Location: 30 Concourse Gate, Suite 102
Ottawa, ON
K2E 7V7
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Tree Reading Series
Programming Coordinator will assist initially then segue to lead to
- Compile list of potential feature readers in coordination with co-director and with input from board members
- Invite potential readers and manages responses, and drafts upcoming program schedule as confirmations occur
- Act as main liaison with (potential) readers and publishers throughout booking process
- Collect invited readers’ contact information and bios, and forwards this information in a single document to add to the grant application packages
- Collect author photos for Tree website.
- Confirm readings with authors once funding is secured
- Contact confirmed readers approximately two weeks (or more) before reading with event information (with Email Templates)
- Oversee website content an liaises with web person and publicity person: supplies program schedule, reader bios, photos; occasionally asks for revisions to website information architecture or webpage layout in consultation with board
- Check Tree email weekly and responds to queries
- May MC events
- May host or billet readers if inclined
- May oversee the making of an anthology retrospective in 2 years time.
Location: 202 Hinton Ave N
Deadline: Sep 8, 2017
Organization: Upstream Ottawa
Since 1985, Upstream Ottawa, a registered Charity, has been empowering youth and adults with mental health challenges in their pursuit of a fulfilling life. Our agency is comprised of Mental Health Case Managers committed to providing the highest client centered services. Upstream offers rewarding volunteer experiences that both inspire and inform. Through your experience with Upstream you will learn and want to share our life altering stories of perseverance and grit with the community!

We are currently looking for a volunteer Video Editor to assist our current volunteer in completing videos from testimonial footage already filmed. The volunteers will fill an important role, to further support our efforts establishing a strong brand and spread awareness around consumer success stories and the impact of our Board Member and Volunteer roles.

** This position has the unique ability to work around one’s schedule, and opportunity to work from home**

CANDIDATE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

•Producing videos that are clear and concise and conform to the organizations branding.
•Digitally cutting the files to put together the sequence of the film and deciding what is usable;
•Creating a 'rough cut' (or assembly edit) of the film and determining the exact cutting for the next and final stages;
•Reordering and fine-tuning the content to ensure the logical sequencing and smooth running of the film/video.
•Overseeing the quality and progress of audio and video engineering and editing;
•Experimenting with styles and techniques including the design of graphic elements;
•Writing voiceover/commentary;
•Suggesting or selecting music.

VOLUNTEERS MUST:

**Send examples of portfolio or previous videos edited to Volunteer Coordinator and complete online volunteer application: http://bit.ly/2mJ9baX
•Be at least 21 years of age
•Own equipment and software
•Have previous experience in video editing
•Have a keen eye for detail and a critical mind;
•Must be creative and have a passionate interest in film and video editing;
•Have patience and concentration;
•Must have the ability to listen to others and to work well as part of a team;
•Must have a high level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication;
•Must have organisational and time management skills;
•Must have the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
•Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Location: 301-1355 Bank St. Ottawa, ON, K1H 8K7
Deadline: Sep 20, 2017
Organization: Parkinson Canada (Ottawa office)
Volunteers needed on Sat Sept 9 for the annual Parkinson SuperWalk in Ottawa at Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre (Britannia Beach)

Opportunites include: Registration volunteers (working in teams of 2, comfortable counting cash), route and parking marshalls, meeters/greeters, t-shirt distributors, set/up and take down, food servers,

Most shifts between 7:30 am and 12:00 Noon. A short phone interview may be required, as well as a resume.
Location: Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre (Britannia Beach) 102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2B 5Z6
Deadline: Sep 7, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both English- and French-speaking volunteers to support children and youth in English and French reading and homework in our city, including the St. Laurent, Gloucester, Cumberland, Orleans, and Kanata area. Training is provided and time required is approximately 1-2 hours per week. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Riverkeeper
DO YOU have a bike and an hour to volunteer in the coming days? Ottawa Riverkeeper needs your help for a fun little mission in your own neighbourhood! We are promoting our awesome "Ride the River" parade next month, and want to directly reach as many boat owners as possible to invite them to the party. Your job will be to leave a flyer wherever you see signs of a boat! Write us here for more details.

www.riverparade.ca
Location: Across Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Organization: Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association
The Volunteer Coordinator (VC) will be generally responsible for volunteers of the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA). The VC will coordinate the recruitment, orientation, training, retention, and recognition of FOPLA volunteers, a community of about 300 individuals. The VC will also assess volunteer applicants for specific leadership positions, and participate in the Nominating Committee assessing potential volunteer Board members.

The VC will also advise FOPLA’s Board of Directors on Human Resource matters for the organization’s paid personnel, who are supervised by the Treasurer and VP of Communications respectively, and who will seek advice from the VC on personnel matters.

The VC will be appointed by FOPLA’s Board of Directors in accordance with FOPLA’s By-Law, and will be responsible to the VP Operations and accountable to the Board for the performance of his or her duties. As a Director, the VC acts in a position of trust for the community, and is responsible for the effective governance of FOPLA, and for providing direction to volunteer leaders in FOPLA.

Duties

• Provides leadership and management to staff, contractors, consultants and volunteers.
• Advises and ensures that the Board adheres to the Ontario Employment Standards Act (ESA), the Ontario Not-For-Profit Charity Act (ONCA), and any other polices, regulations, and legislation applicable.
• Coordinates the development and implementation of personnel policies for staff, contractors, consultants and volunteers.
• Ensures staff, contractors, consultants and volunteers receive the necessary administration, operational, health and safety training to competently and safely execute their duties.
• Coordinates the recruitment, orientation and placement process for volunteers.
• Ensures the maintenance of a volunteer database in concert with FOPLA staff.
• Manages the recruiting, ‘best fit placement’ and orientation of all volunteers.
• Coordinates with bookstore managers to ensure they provide appropriate orientation and training of new volunteers.
• Acts as the principal investigator to complaints or disputes concerning FOPLA staff, contractors, consultants or volunteers.
• Provides mediation and/or conflict resolution assistance to FOPLA staff, consultant, contractor or volunteer disputes.
• Assists FOPLA staff, contractors, consultants or volunteers in engaging outside alternate dispute resolution when required.
• Represents FOPLA as delegated by the President or VP Operations with the Ottawa Public Library.
• Participates in the supervision and evaluation of FOPLA staff.
• Participates in the Nominating Committee for new Board members.
• Assists in Board development sessions to develop Board member knowledge and skills with respect to applicable volunteer and employment laws and standards
• Fulfills the duties of a Director of the Board.

Skills Required:

• Knowledge and experience in Human Resource management.
• The ability to lead, inspire and supervise a wide range of volunteers.
• Knowledge and skills in most or all areas of Board governance (policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy).
• Attendance at, and the provision of clear leadership at monthly Board meetings, Annual General Meetings, and other meetings or sub-committees as required.
• Support of, and participation in, special events and fundraising events relating to FOPLA and the Ottawa Public Library Commitment to the work of FOPLA and the Ottawa Public Library system.
• Must be at least 18 years of age and a member in good standing of FOPLA.
• Must have access to email.

Time Requirement: Minimum 5 hours/week from September to July. Can increase to 10 hours/week in busy periods.

Financial Requirement: Include the cost of FOPLA Membership (at least $25 a year for an Individual Membership or $250 for a Lifetime Membership); may include reimbursement for child care while attending meetings and transportation/parking on occasion.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: Various locations
Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Organization: Family Services à la famille Ottawa
The Supervised Access Program is a province wide program, set up and funded through the Office of the Ontario Attorney General. Supervised Access Centers offer a safe, neutral and child-focused setting where visits and exchanges between children and non-custodial parents can take place under the supervision of trained staff and volunteers.
Our volunteers:
- Supervise visits between non-custodial parents and child(ren),
- Work closely with staff to ensure the safety and comfort of the child(ren) for the duration of the visit,
- Redirect/intervene when visit guidelines are broken,
- Record detailed observation notes that provide factual information about each visit.

We are looking for individuals who:
- Have experience working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds,
- Are aware of their own biases, emotions, and beliefs,
- Are reliable, empathetic, attentive to detail, and diplomatic,
- Are able to set boundaries and maintain client confidentiality,
- Can recognize and respond effectively to situations where the safety and well-being of children, parents, staff, volunteers, and the wider community could be at risk,
- Are available week-ends and can commit to one year of service,
- Speak fluent English or French; ability to speak other languages is a bonus!

We are always recruiting volunteers and would love to have you attend our next training session!

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Brittany Smyth, for more information. Volunteers@familyservicesottawa.org or (613) 725-3601 ext. 123.
Location: 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Nov 10, 2017
Organization: Epilepsy Ottawa
Epilepsy Ottawa is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a difference and share our commitment to building a community where people with epilepsy and their families have the resources and support needed to live healthy, fulfilling lives. We are undergoing an exciting phase of growth with additional staff, funding, and programs on the horizon. This is an opportunity to get involved in a rapidly evolving organization.

The Board of Directors provides strategic direction in alignment with Epilepsy Ottawa’s mission and vision, ensuring excellent financial oversight, legal and ethical integrity, and overall accountability. Board members perform not only their policy, fiduciary, and strategic duties, but are called upon to support fundraising, brand building and community relations in support of our agency’s sustainability and growth. Board members approve all organizational policies, and offer leadership in guiding Epilepsy Ottawa towards the attainment of strategic plan objectives, with a steadfast focus on mission.

We are particularly interested in candidates with strong, broad networks in the Ottawa community and candidates with expertise in board governance, law (preferably disability law), health care and/or fundraising.

Additional Information
Epilepsy Ottawa is committed to Board diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please let us know through your cover letter.
Location: 207-211 Bronson Avenue
K1R 6H4
Deadline: Sep 1, 2017
Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Downtown Services and Drop-In, the Food Cupboard & Clothing Donation Sorter ensures that the Downtown Services and Drop-In food cupboard and donation closet is stocked, organized and ready for distribution of food items and clothing to youth who access our services.

Principal Duties:
• Help unload boxes from the Food Bank vehicle upon its arrival
• Prepare food cupboard area - sort and stack items in an orderly manner on the shelves
• Ensure product quality of food through proper sorting techniques
• Scan the shelves and discard expired food
• Clean refrigerators and freezers in food cupboard room as needed
• Check each donated item of clothing to ensure that it is suitable for youth and in good condition (checking each item for tears or stains and ensuring that zippers, buttons, and pockets are functional)
• Make decisions about what clothing items should be kept at the Drop-In, passed on, or thrown away
• Using Drop-In laundry room, wash ALL clothing donations before placing them in the donation closet
• Store seasonal clothing items in the correct location until the proper seasons arrives
• Hang clothes and keep donation closet organized
• Checking voicemail, returning calls and arranging for donation deliveries
• Maintain donation inventory, informing coordinator, as required, of items “in need”
• Consult with DSDI staff if unsure about the suitability of an item
• Ensure room and all storage space is clean and tidy at the end of the shift
• Ensure the sorting area is safe – maintain clear walkways and exits
• Use correct body mechanics while lifting heavy items
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Basic understanding of English language
• Ability to lift up to 20 lbs of weight several times during the shift
• Good mobility required for bending and reaching etc.
• Able to distinguish items that are in good condition from items that are not
• Able to pay close attention to detail
• Able to stay highly organized
• Punctual and reliable in coming in for scheduled shifts, or phoning in advance if unavailable or sick
• Able to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Able to accept supervision and direction
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of the needs, interests and concerns of marginalized youth
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity

Time Commitment:
Volunteers are required to work every Thursday for a 4-6 hour shift beginning no later than 10 am for a minimum period of three months.

Screening:
• Volunteer Application
• Interview with Human Resources and DSDI Coordinator
• References (2)
• Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector
• TB Test

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Orientation Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with DSDI Coordinator
• Periodic training and development opportunities

Disclaimer:
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the volunteer. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required. Volunteers may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Location: 147 Besserer St.
Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
This is a position that is done in pairs - so register with a friend, family member or colleague!

You will be in charge of assuring the participants stay on the Epic Walk path and assure their safety.
Location: 1500 Alta Vista Dr.
Deadline: Sep 13, 2017
Organization: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm
You will be working in the beautiful Ornamental Gardens or Arboretum of the Central Experimental Farm with other volunteer gardeners.The garden teams are required to weed, prune, cut grass, plant, etc. Each garden team is different! No experience is required. Please go to friendsofthefarm.ca / join to get our volunteer enrollment form.
Location: 960 Carling Ave, Central Experimental Farm, Building 72, Arboretum, Floor 2, Ottawa, On., K1A 0C6
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
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: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Need a videographer to shoot videos of our centre and of actors & actresses posing as counselling clients of ours. The videos will be used for our website.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Need a photographer to take photos of our centre and of actors & actresses posing as counselling clients of ours. The photos will be used for our website.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Need actors to do a video tour of our facilites as well as be in photographs for our website. Actors & actresses will pose as counselling clients.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
We are looking for an anger and stress management specialist who can come volunteer his time to lead seminars, workshops as well as one-on-one counseling sessions.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
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: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
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.

Applicant must be willing to volunteer for 4 shifts per week, each shift being 5 to 7 hours in duration.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Looking for a volunteer to promote our services via social media
Facebook, Twitter, Intsagram etc.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Life Coach and or MSW 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 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Organization: Tree Reading Series
Treasurer
- mailing address for Tree bank statement, bills, cheques, etc.
- promptly writes cheques for writers, bills, reimbursement of expenses, etc.
- keeps financial books on financial software or spreadsheet
- sends electronic records of above to bookkeeper
- buys printer cartridges, anti-virus and office supplies, to be reimbursed later
- prepares budgets for grant applications
- writes/updates text portion of grant applications
- sends in grant applications and is point-of-contact, addressee for agencies
- presents Treasurer’s Report to Tree AGM
- attends board meetings to discuss upcoming seasons
- brainstorms for opportunities and readers
- seeks new funding opportunities
- collects donated money and deposits to bank
- Liaises with venue (Black Squirrel books) for rental payment
- Ensures liability insurance is current
Location: 202 Hinton Ave N
Deadline: Sep 8, 2017
Organization: Carefor Health and Community Services
Filing&sorting clients records
assisting records coordinator with other administrative tasks
helping records coordinator with electronic documents mini-projects.
Location: 760 Belfast Road
Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Organization: Gloucester Association for Children with Special Needs (GACSN)
The Gloucester Association for Children with Special Needs (GACSN.org) is a recreation program that operates with support from the City of Ottawa and is run by parents of participants. The city wants to see GACSN become incorporated into a registered not for profit organisation. The Board is therefore seeking the help of a lawyer or law student to incorporate the organisation.
Location: Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex
1490 Youville Dr, Orléans, ON K1C 2X8
Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Organization: Miracle League of Ottawa
A base buddy is responsible for promoting for protecting the Miracle League player at all times.
Base buddies assist the player by holding their hand, pushing their wheelchair or leading them in a power chair
When hard hitters are hitting the ball, "buddies" are to stand in front of the player for protection to catch or redirect the ball on the field. (the balls used to play Miracle League Baseball are soft "mush" balls and bigger than a standard baseball)
Buddies always allow the player as much freedom to play his/her own game as possible.
Buddies are responsible for assisting the player to get the ball and directing them to where they need to throw it.
Assists players according to their needs.
Buddies will assist the player to make a hit, circle the bases and score a run each inning.
Buddies ensure the players have fun!
Buddies have a good spirit, enthusiasm, love, attitude and concern in motivating players and their families; gives players lots of encouragement by clapping and cheering.
Buddies become a friend to the player and gets to know the player and their family where possible.
Buddies are expected to focus on the players at all times.
Buddies are expected to arrive at the field 30 minutes prior to game time.
Buddies are expected to be properly dressed to be active and wear the provided vest/shirt.
Buddies demonstrate high morals and integrity on and off the field.
Location: 3659 Navan Road, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Sep 1, 2017
Organization: Military Family Resource Centre of the National Capital Region / MFRC NCR
The Military Family Resource Centre of the National Capital Region is looking for 25 volunteers for the annual Canada Army Run taking place on September 17th. We will be managing the first water station providing participants with much needed water, Nuun electrolytes and gels. We will also cheer all participants of this year’s race.
Date: Sunday, September 17th from 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
To volunteer for this great event, please register: 613-991-3676 / volunteer@mfrc-ncr.ca
Thank you,
Location: 330 Croil Private, Building 471, Ottawa, ON K1V 1J1
Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24 2017
Assist with race kit pickup for participants.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24 2017
Set up food tent by 7:30am. Hand out food to participants/volunteers. Ensure area is kept tidy.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
Website update and maintenance.
Knowledge/experience using Sharepoint is required.
Effective communication in English. Spanish is an asset
Location: 400 Cooper St., suite 2000
Deadline: Aug 18, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24 2017
Check in and look after baggage
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24, 2017
Monitor area, assist if any supplies needed. Alert Green Team if extra clean up required.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
Foam Glow 5K™ is a fun filled experience exposing runners to colorful foam and a ton of Blacklights all over a course. This course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run.

The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa is looking to send 20 volunteers to help with sign-in/check-in, set-up, coordinating foam zones (foam guns!) while representing an incredible organization that supports the children in our community.
Location: Rideau Carleton Raceway
4837 Albion Rd
Gloucester, ON K1X 1A3
Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24, 2017
Provide information to participants, volunteers and spectators as needed. Offer to take pictures of people with selfie frames.
Assist in other areas as needed
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24 2017
Direct participants and volunteers where to go onsite, upon arrival.
Assist information volunteers as needed.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Organization: Citizen Advocacy Ottawa
Kevin is in his mid-20s and likes to play games, watch tv, visit museums and go to movies. He would like a friend who shares some of his interests, is patient and willing to spend a couple of hours, one evening or at the weekend, with him.

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!

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 1315 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2
Deadline: Oct 13, 2017
Organization: Citizen Advocacy Ottawa
Sylvia is looking for a volunteer Advocate to help her be more social (going for coffee, walks and shopping) and who could also help her keep her paperwork organized and plants alive. Her ideal Advocate is warm, kind, genuine and has a good sense of humour.

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!

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 474 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 2E6
Deadline: Oct 13, 2017
Organization: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Foundation, The
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday September 24 2017
Keep site clean, pick up garbage, check in at change area and remove garbage regularly.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
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