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The Director of Events has the overall responsibility for fundraising events and the Annual General Meeting. Works with the Event Coordinators on enhancing the current events and developing new ones. Assists the Event Coordinators as required. This is a Board position. Qualifications / Skills required: Good communication and organization skills, enjoy working with volunteers. French is an asset. To apply send your resume to volunteer@friendsofthefarm.ca
Location: 960 Carling Ave, Bldg #72, Floor 2, Arboretum, Ottawa, On, K1A 0C6
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
You will be working in the beautiful Ornamental Gardens or Arboretum of the Central Experimental Farm with other volunteer gardeners.Opportunities with may different gardens available. No experience is required. Please go to friendsofthefarm.ca / join to find our volunteer form.
Location: Friends of the Farm, 960 Carling Ave., Building 72, 2nd Floor, Arboretum, Ottawa, On., K1A 0C6
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Downtown Services and Drop-In, the Lunch Server is responsible for receiving meals from the Ottawa Mission, serving food to youth who access our services, and maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen.

Principal Duties:
• Receive delivery of hot lunch from the Ottawa Mission
• Portion and serve food to youth who attend the Downtown Services and Drop-In
• Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality. Any substandard quality food must be brought to the attention of the Coordinator and properly discarded
• Put away leftovers , record date and keep records of the portions served
• Clean kitchen including serving area before and after the lunch hour
• Clean dishes using the sanitizer machine, ensuring to thoroughly rinse dishes beforehand
• Sweep and mop kitchen floor at the end of the shift
• Follow safe food handling practices
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good mobility required for bending and reaching etc.
• Ability to remain standing for the entire length of the shift
• Food Handlers Certificate
• 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
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of the needs, interests and concerns of marginalized youth
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity

Time Commitment:
Volunteer shifts are available Monday-Tuesday from 12-2 pm or Saturday & Sunday from 1-12:30 pm. Volunteers are asked to select a minimum of one 2 hour shift per week 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: Aug 31, 2018
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services , the Front Desk Receptionist provides administrative, reception and data entry support to the programs delivered in Mental Health Services in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Bureau.

Principal Duties:
• Answer telephones, provide information on services, and direct callers to the appropriate person
• Greet visitors and direct as appropriate
• Coordinate courier services, sort mail
• Provide assistance to Administrative Assistant and DSDI coordinator as required
• Word processing documents as required
• Maintain office supply inventory, order as required
• Make photocopies as required
• Prepare information packages or other packages for mailing
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Fluently bilingual (Advanced level English & French is essential)
• Able to communicate in a positive, polite and respectful manner
• Able to communicate effectively with different cultural groups
• Excellent telephone manner
• Able to use a multi-line telephone
• Able to use a computer for data entry, word processing and internet search
• 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
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of the needs, interests and concerns of marginalized youth
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity

Time Commitment:
Volunteers are asked to select a minimum of one 4 hour shift per week from 4 – 8 pm on Thursdays, for a minimum period of three months. Volunteers wishing to work less than a 4 hour shift may be considered at the discretion of the supervisor.

Screening:
• Volunteer Application
• Interview with Human Resources and the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services
• References (2)
• Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector
• TB Test

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Policy Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services
• 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: 2301 Carling Ave.
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Position: Handy Helper
Program: Mental Health Services
Unit: Wraparound
Location: Off-site Community Locations
Reports to: Wraparound Facilitator

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Wraparound Facilitator and in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Bureau, the Handy Helper performs simple home repairs and odd jobs, such as (but not limited to) drywall patching, painting a room, installing shelving, or assisting with moving furniture from one location to another for marginalized families with complex needs who are participating in the Wraparound program.

Principal Duties:
• Perform a range of minor repairs and odd jobs in the homes of Wraparound clients
• Coordinate with the Wraparound Facilitator on the delivery of services and provide regular feedback
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
(The qualifications are appended to the job description and are not intended to be part of the job description)
• Experience with small repairs and home renovation
• Ability to perform heavy lifting, as required
• Good mobility required for bending and reaching etc.
• Access to own tools and equipment
• Access to a truck or van to assist with moving furniture will be considered an asset
• Able to work with and understand clients who have mental health challenges, while maintaining clear boundaries
• Able to communicate in a positive, polite and respectful manner
• Able to accept direction from the program facilitator with the ability to also work independently off-site in the homes of clients
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity
• Punctual and reliable in coming in for scheduled shifts, or phoning in advance if unavailable or sick
• Oral fluency in English is essential
• Fluency in French and additional languages will be considered an asset

Time Commitment:
Volunteers are scheduled exclusively by the Wraparound Facilitator on an as-needed basis according to the demand of the program. Shifts may be scheduled around the volunteer’s availability.

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

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Policy Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with the Wraparound Facilitator
• Periodic training and development opportunities
Location: 2675 Queensview Dr.
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: Bruce House
Bruce House, a community based organization that provides housing, compassionate care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS is currently recruiting volunteers to sit on its Board of Directors. Some the skills we are seeking include financial expertise, communication skills, housing knowledge and fundraising experience. Board members are expected to contribute about six hours per month. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the every month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 251 Bank Street, Suite 402
Deadline: Sep 13, 2018
Organization: Ecology Ottawa
Ecology is looking for Volunteers to help out on our Ottawa Municipal Elections Campaign. Ecology Ottawa’s Election Campaign centers around Ottawa's October 22nd Municipal ELection. Our goal at Ecology Ottawa is to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. In order to achieve our goals we need a more environmentally friendly City Council. We are a non-partisan organization, but we are encouraging citizens to be educated and concerned about the environment when they go to vote for their City Councillor in October.

We are looking for volunteers to join us in door-to-door conversations with people about the environment and/or assisting with data in the office. The door-to-door outreach is usually between 3-9.
We do not require experience just integrity and a passion for environmental issues.

If you are interested email our Community Organizer, Dana Taylor.
dana.taylor@ecologyottawa.ca




Location: 1 Nicholas Street, Suite 430, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7B7, Canada
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
The Matching Program at the Catholic Centre for Immigrants is looking for volunteers to work with newcomers one-on-one, with individuals or with families. 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.
Are you...
 An established member of the community, who is familiar with the Canadian system and culture?
 Do you know where, when, and how to access resources in Ottawa?
 Do you have experience working with people with disabilities or medical conditions? (Great asset, not required)
 Are you patient, kind, open minded and interested in learning about other cultures?
 Do you have 4 hours a week, for a period of 6-8 months to commit to the match?

If you have these and more qualities that make you a welcoming and friendly person, we would love to have you as part of our awesome team of volunteers.
Location: The office is located at 219 Argyle Avenue, but the opportunity to volunteer can throughout the city.
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
RIDEAU TRAIL ASSOCIATION
JOB DESCRIPTION TREASURER
Function: The treasurer is responsible to the Board of Directors for the proper management of all aspects of Association funds.
Duties:
1. Operate Computerized Accounting and Prepare Financial Statements
• Maintain and revise when necessary the chart of accounts suited to RTA requirements
• Use Intuit QuickBooks or equivalent to keep financial records
• Reconcile monthly bank statements to computerized records
• Produce and present financial statements showing budget and actual results for quarterly meetings of the Board and for the AGM

2. Prepare and Present Annual Budget
• Receive budgets from Club Treasurers and Board Directors
• Draft annual budget and present to Board at the meeting preceding AGM
• Incorporate suggestions into final budget for presentation and approval at AGM

3. Pay Invoices
• Write cheques on a timely basis to RTA suppliers in response to invoices for goods or services when RTA buyer advises invoice should be paid
• Obtain second authorized RTA signature on all cheques
• Mail cheques to suppliers
• Post invoices paid and distribute costs to appropriate accounts keeping HST segregated

4. Manage Accounts Receivable
• Prepare and send invoices to newsletter advertisers
• Receive cheques from vendors
• Make bank deposits and post
• Post bank deposits made by Membership Secretary (sent to Treasurer)
5. Manage Investments
• Manage surplus cash in accordance with investment guidelines

6. Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
• Prepare and mail annual charitable return
• Prepare and mail annual claim for GST and PST rebates

























Location: work from home
Deadline: Jun 28, 2018
2019 will mark CPAWS-OV’s 50th anniversary and we are looking for someone to help record our chapter’s history. With the help of CPAWS-OV staff, this person will help identify individuals who have helped build our chapter and have made significant contributions. This position will include interviewing past board members, staff and volunteers. The staff would identify potential interviewees and help guide the volunteer. The volunteer would be responsible for identifying the questions used in the interviews, conducting the interviews and filming the interviews. The volunteer would also be responsible for helping to write a history of the chapter using a combination of archival material, interviews and conducting research.

Volunteers may work in small groups to complete the extent of this research. We hope to have this research completed by winter 2019 and in time for spring/summer 2019.
Location: 15, rue Taschereau, suite 240
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children at our Rideau Hall Summer Program. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed on Thursdays and Fridays in the adult day away program. Seniors in the early stages of dementia are supported with a day of activities and social interaction. This program runs from 9:00 - 3:30 and is a full day commitment one day per week.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Every Wednesday evening we provide an activity for our seniors entitled Travelogue. We require volunteers to assist with the room set up, escort residents to and from the room, join the residents in the activity and help to do clean up after the activity. Volunteers need to be available from 6 - 8 pm on Wednesdays. Students welcome.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Bike Around pairs a stationary bike with Google Street View to take dementia residents on a virtual ride down memory lane. You input a street address or location that means something to the residents, a childhood home for instance, and then use the handlebars and pedals to "bike around" old neighborhoods. Our strongest memories are tied to location and Bike Around taps into this idea by combining mental simulation from surrounding the resident with places they recognize and physical stimulation from pedaling and steering.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to support our Music Therapist in our Java Music program. The volunteer would engage our seniors in group discussions/reminiscing. The volunteer does not need be able to play an instrument but should be able to sing along and have an interest in music. Training is provided and there is a binder to use for support. Strategic questions are provided to allow residents to reminisce.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Devour in an Hour lunchtime program is a specialized program allowing individual support for seniors who have difficulty eating in a normal dining room setting. The volunteer will help set up the room for a dining experience, encourage residents to eat, converse with residents to encourage socialization and independence by allowing choices.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Community Support provides a setting for seniors to engage in conversation and enjoy the company of others, we need a volunteer to help set up for the day in the kitchen, make coffee etc. and help to serve lunch to our clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa ON K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
As part of our fundraising initiatives we run a nearly new boutique. Volunteers are needed to sort, hang and price donations of clothing and accessories. The volunteer would also sell through displaying clothing and interacting with clients.
Location: 950 Bank Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
As part of our fundraising initiatives we run a nearly new boutique. Volunteers are needed to sort, hang and price donations of clothing and accessories. The volunteer would also sell through displaying clothing and interacting with clients.
Location: 950 Bank Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require support for our Social Tea for residents. The volunteer would help with set up, escorting and visiting during the weekly event.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require volunteers with Mandarin or Cantonese to support programming on our Chinese unit. These activities can include but are not limited to Music & Memory, Montessori for Seniors, Social Tea, Lunchtime programs, escorting to and from programs and friendly visiting.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to help unpack, sort and price our elegant treasure donations. The person should have an interest in antiques, be willing and able to look up an item on the internet to find price points. Must be able to pick up and move boxes of dishes, china etc. This is essential.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Our long term care home has a designated Chinese unit and we are in need of volunteers who speak Cantonese and or Mandarin to support various programs at the Glebe Centre. Exercise program, tea and chats, music and memory programs all require your support.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On. K1S5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Abbotsford House Community Support requires drivers to take seniors to medical appointments. Three to four hours per week is all that is needed to assist with this worthwhile program. Drivers will be reembursed mileage. A clean drivers abstract is required as well as a vehicle in good working order.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Snoezelen is a multisensory room which is a safe and non-threatening environment used to gently stimulate primary senses. Residents in long term care are afforded the opportunity to improve communication and build trust. Volunteers receive training and are assigned several residents who will benefit from this therapeutic experience. Documentation after each session is important as well as an ability to understand non verbal cues.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Montessori-based programs allow residents who have dementia the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that will build on their remaining skills and abilities. These programs provide a sense of task completion, successful outcomes and cognitive stimulation. The Montessori program provides intellectual stimulation and challenges that ensure successful outcomes. Memory games, discussion groups, trivia are all part of the Montessori program
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 6:15am to 12:30pm.
Set up Food Tent by 7:30 a.m. Serve food and assist where needed. Ensure area kept clean and tidy.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7:15-11am.
You will be stationed at the finish line and hand out medals to all participants as they cross the finish line. Try to keep area clean and tidy. Offer enthusiastic congratulations to all participants as they complete their race.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Nepean, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7-11am.
You will be stationed along the course and provide direction to runners at the 10K and 5K split. Offer encouragement to all participants on route.
Assist as other areas as needed.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7:15-10:30am.
Assist as needed at the Start Line. Be enthusiastic!
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7am to 12:30pm.
Remove tear off from participants’ bibs then attach to items to be held in baggage drop area. Arrange bags in organized fashion. Keep area secure with minimum of four people at the tent at all times.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7:30am to 12:30pm.
Change area/privacy area is accessible for all participants. Monitor area, keep area tidy and assist if any supplies needed. Alert Green Team if extra cleanup is required.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks,
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 7:30am to 12:30pm.
Working on site, under the direction of the volunteer supervisor, you will be responsible for cleaning up the site during and after the event. Duties include picking up litter, emptying garbage cans and managing recyclables. Check in regularly with Change Area/Privacy volunteer to see if garbage needs emptying or if supplies are needed.
Register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 26, 2018 from 6am to 12:30pm.
Provide info to participants, volunteers and spectators as needed. Hand out instruction sheets to volunteers as they report for duty. Rotate with roving info volunteers. Walk the site and offer to take pictures with selfie frames. Alert Green Team if areas need cleaning.
Enthusiastic volunteers with a positive personality are required for this role.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa



Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 26, 2018
Provide info to participants, volunteers and spectators as needed. Hand out instruction sheets to volunteers as they report for duty. Rotate with roving info volunteers. Walk the site and offer to take pictures with selfie frames. Alert Green Team if areas need cleaning.
Enthusiastic volunteers with a positive personality are required for this role.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa



Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 6:30 am top 12:30pm.
Provide info to participants, volunteers and spectators as needed. Walk the site and offer to take pictures with selfie frames. Rotate with volunteers at volunteer check in tent. Enthusiastic volunteers with a positive personality are required for this role.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Race Kit Pickup Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 3-7pm.
Assist with Race Kit Pickup for registered participants.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: St-Laurent Shopping Centre
1200 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1K 3B8
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 6am to 12:30pm.
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, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 6:30-11am.
and out race kits and bibs to registered participants. Register new participants. Collect donations.
Assist in other areas as needed.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - setup Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9am to noon.
Assist with site setup for next day's event. Includes: set up banners, organize clothing, stock tents etc.
Assist in other areas as needed
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Race Kit Pickup Saturday September 15, 2018 from 10am-3pm.
Assist with Race Kit Pickup for registered participants.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Race Kit Pickup Friday, September 14, 2018 from 3-7pm.
Assist with Race Kit Pickup for registered participants.
Please register at www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: St-Laurent Shopping Centre
1200 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1K 3B8
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
RBC Race for the Kids - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Assist as needed in the Children's Play Area, including: Bouncy Castles, Craft Table, Rock Climbing Wall. Your duties will be to supervise and maintain order in the children's play area. Being patient and good with children will be your most important role.
Assist in other areas as needed.
*You must provide a current Police Record Check for this position.
Please register at: www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
Location: Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Rd, Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Are you a student, 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.

We are looking for kitchen volunteers to support the Cook Coordinator in the smooth operation of the kitchen.
**Must be available at least one day per week from 11:30AM to 1PM.**

Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the Cook/Coordinator in the preparation and delivery of 2 meals per day (lunch and dinner) for 10 senior individuals
Assist with food preparation
Serve meals to residents
Assist with the review and development of menu plans
Occasional grocery and supply shopping a local markets
Attend monthly meetings of the House Committee

Qualifications:
Knowledge of food preparation
Experience providing kitchen assistance or meal service is preferred
Knowledge of food safety regulations
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Matthew House Furniture Bank is seeking a few volunteer truck drivers to help us deliver quality used furniture to those who are struggling in our community. Our clients include: refugees, single mothers, those transitioning from homeless shelters, and others who have lost their possessions. Our clients are referred from over 50 social service agencies. We help over 60 families per month.

Applicants are asked to fill-out our online Application Form at: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application/?OrganizationGuid=4b676f62-db14-4e87-b363-db20e315928e&ApplicationFormNumber=1

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Must have a valid G Class Driver's License;
-Must provide a recent Police Record's Check;
-Must provide a recent Uncertified Driver Record;
-Drive delivery truck to clients' homes;
-Drive delivery truck to furniture donors' homes;
-Supervise Driver's Assistants;
-Assist with moving furniture onto and from delivery truck;
-Assist with moving furniture into and within warehouse;
-Must be available 4-6 hours a week;
-Shifts are as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:00pm, Thursdays 10am - 3pm; and Saturdays 10:00am -3pm;
-Operate within MHO: FB guidelines;
-Focus on and execute safe work practices to achieve a safe work environment; and
-Work well in a fast paced environment.
Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Job Description
• Collecting data on consumers, competitors and market place and consolidating information into actionable items, reports and presentations
• Understanding business objectives and designing surveys to discover prospective customers
• Perform valid and reliable market research analysis
• Use online market research and catalogue findings to databases
• Remain fully informed on market trends, other parties researches and implement best practices

Requirements
• Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
• Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc)
• Strong analytical and critical thinking
Location: 363 Coventry Rd
Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm. There are no Board Meetings in the summer. After our AGM in June, the Board Meetings resume in September. For our governance model, we're a modified collective and a 'working board'. Board and Staff members work together on various committees.
Location: 488 Wilbrod St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Matthew House Furniture Bank is seeking a few volunteer Driver's Assistants to help us deliver quality used furniture to those who are struggling in our community. Our clients include: refugees, single mothers, those transitioning from homeless shelters, and others who have lost their possessions. Our clients are referred from over 50 social service agencies. We help over 60 families per month.

Applicants are asked to fill-out our online Application Form at: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application/?OrganizationGuid=4b676f62-db14-4e87-b363-db20e315928e&ApplicationFormNumber=1

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Must be able to lift 50-75lbs;
-Travel with the truck driver to deliver furniture to client's doorstep;
-Travel with the truck driver to pick-up furniture donations;
-Driver's Assistants are supervised and report directly to the driver;
-Assist with moving furniture onto and from delivery truck;
-Assist with moving furniture into and within warehouse;
-Steel toed boots or shoes are recommended;
-Must be available 4-6 hours a week;
-Shifts are as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:00pm, Thursdays 10am - 3pm; Fridays 12:00pm – 4:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am -3pm;
-Operate within MHO: FB guidelines;
-Focus on and execute safe work practices to achieve a safe work environment; and
-Work well in a fast paced environment.
Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Matthew House Furniture Bank is urgently seeking volunteer Warehouse Assistants to work one or more shifts a week, to help us provide quality used furniture to those who are struggling in our community. Our clients are referred from over 50 social service agencies, and we help over 60 families per month. Daytime shifts of 4 to 6 hours available, including 2 Saturdays a month. Must be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds and work well in a fast-paced environment. Training is provided.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- help move furniture onto and from delivery truck and within warehouse;
- help furniture donors unload furniture donations;
- receive donations of furniture and housewares (two Saturdays a month)
- help keep warehouse organized
Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: Roger Neilson House
Position Objective:
Welcome, screen, and direct visitors to Roger Neilson House.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Welcome visitors by greeting them in a friendly and courteous manner
• Direct visitors to the appropriate area, informing the department and giving clear directions
• Be aware of safety procedures and carry through as required (i.e be present in the main foyer at all times)
• Maintain the security of the house by following the necessary recording procedures
• Aware of all parking regulations to inform guests, visitors and volunteers of the appropriate process
• Maintain a clean and organized desk
• Receive and record deliveries made
• Be a caring presence for family members and guests
• Assist with office related duties such as: photocopying
• Telephone work as required: calling volunteers for scheduling duties
• Ensure confidentiality of material and information related to the house and its members
• Record hours worked
• Perform other related duties, as required

Skills:
• Excellent communication skills, ability to speak English and/or French (Other language an asset)
• Excellent Customer Service Skills
• Excellent understanding of pediatric palliative care
• Ability to solve problems
• Good listening and interpersonal skills
• Ability to be discreet
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Good organizational skills
• Tact and diplomacy in dealing with people

Volunteer Reports to: Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Senior Administrative Assistant – Volunteer Services
Training Required: • Volunteer Information Session (2 hours)
• Volunteer Orientation, Health & Safety tour of Roger Neilson House(2 hours)
• Buddy Training (4 hours)
Training (Optional): • Palliative Care Training (5 weeks x 3 hours)
• Workshops
• Volunteer Meetings
Time Required: 4 hour shifts/minimum 8 hours per month
Position Length: Minimum 1 year
Support Provided: Support and training opportunities
About Roger Neilson House
Roger Neilson House is an eight-bed pediatric residential hospice that welcomes families with children/youth who are living with a life limiting illness that results in increased pain and symptoms and a progressive decline of health.
Location: 399 Smyth Road
Ottawa ON K1H 8L2
Deadline: Sep 9, 2018
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