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VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.

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Those wishing to volunteer to respond to COVID-19 specific needs, please search under Preferred Type of Volunteering for COVID-19 Virtual, Light Touch and High Touch volunteering opportunities.

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

Multimedia specialists design and create IT-based multimedia products such as websites, DVDs, and computer games that combine text with sounds, pictures, graphics, video-clips, virtual reality and digital animation.
Location: 2784 A Lancaster Road
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
he Program Officer provides administrative, analytical, research, and operational support to Local Government Program Services. ... Provides analytical, research and operational support to the Manager, Local Government Programs Services, regarding all aspects of assigned funding programs.
Location: 2784 A Lancaster Road
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Must have a first class Degree or a Masters Degree in English
Responsibilities:
Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.
Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
Proficiency in design and publishing software.
Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management.
Location: 2784 A Lancaster Road
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Organization: Volunteer Ottawa
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vax Aide was created to assist the vulnerable population in Ottawa in booking vaccine appointments, and getting rides to these appointments.

Vax Aide is looking for volunteers who can take people to their vaccine appointments. Based on your availability, you will pick someone up, take them to the clinic, and after they get the vaccine, you will take them back home.

Volunteer drivers require:

- A smart phone with cellular data
- A personal vehicle
- Driver's licence
- Car insurance
- a Vulnerable Sector Check
- A willingness to assist those in need

If interested, please register at Volunteer Ottawa, and you will be contacted. Please indicate if you speak other languages.

Check out VaxAide at https://www.vaxaide.ca

Location: various
Deadline: May 28, 2021
Organization: Results Canada
Nous sommes à la recherche d'un.e bénévole en traduction (anglais vers le français) qui maîtrise le français écrit (de préférence le français canadien) et qui peut traduire des documents et du matériel rédigés en anglais. Cette opportunité de bénévolat appuiera nos projets d'engagement du public, de coordination de bénévoles, de marketing et de communications.

Nous recherchons quelqu'un qui peut s'impliquer pour toute période de temps.

À propos de nous: Nous sommes un organisme de plaidoyer qui croit en la nécessité de donner aux gens du quotidien les moyens de générer la volonté politique pour mettre fin à l’extrême pauvreté. Qu’il s’agisse d’écrire des lettres ouvertes aux journaux, d’utiliser les médias sociaux ou de dialoguer avec des députés, nos bénévoles passionnés ont un impact positif sur les personnes vivant dans les pays à revenu faible ou moyen.
Location: Dans le confort de votre maison
Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Become a show and tell star by joining the PRC Show and Tell campaign!

Record a video of yourself showing off any unique skills, talents, interesting collection’s, favourite animals or your profession. These stories will be played during our weekly Show and Tell sessions and will provide our youngest family members with a unique virtual experience.

Videos should be between five and ten minutes in length and suitable for children ages 3 to 6. Feel free to include other family members and pets as well. Please make sure your unique skill, talent, collection or animals are clearly visible during your show and tell.

Volunteers are encouraged to identify themselves at the beginning of the video. (ex. “Hello, my name is Samantha and I am volunteering with the Parent Resource Centre by presenting my show and tell to you. My show and tell will consist of …”). At the end, volunteers are encouraged to close the show and tell session with something like the following: “I hope you enjoyed my show and tell”, “thank you for watching”, “I was happy to share with you today”.

We will provide you with a sample show and tell session that you can watch to get you started. Once your video is complete, you will be invited to upload it (preferably in MP4 format) to a private folder.
Please note, that we will require all volunteers to sign and return an electronic waiver that allows us to promote and play your video online.

All videos will be reviewed prior to airing.

Please contact Angela Walsh at AWalsh@parentresource.ca if you are interested in participating or have other questions. She will then send you the links you require to get started.

Thank you for being part of our effort to encourage show and tell, family time, and most of all having fun.
Location: Virtual Opportunity
Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Become a virtual reading star by joining the PRC Read To Me campaign!

Record a video of yourself reading your favorite children’s story and become the star you are meant to be. These stories will be played during our weekly Storytime sessions and will provide our youngest family members with a unique virtual experience.

Videos should be between five and ten minutes in length and suitable for children ages 3 to 6. Animated reading (changes in voice and gestures etc…) is great but not required. Feel free to include other family members and pets as well. Please make sure the book, words and photos are clearly visible during your reading.
Volunteers are encouraged to identify themselves at the beginning of the video. (ex. “Hello, my name is Angela and I am volunteering with the Parent Resource Centre by reading one of my favorite stories to you. The story I am going to read today is…”). At the end, volunteers are encouraged to close the story session with something like the following: “I hope you enjoyed my book today”, “thank you for watching”, “I was happy to share with you today”.

We will provide you with a sample story session that you can watch to get you started. Once your video is complete, you will be invited to upload it (preferably in MP4 format) to a private folder.

Please note, that we will require all volunteers to sign and return an electronic waiver that allows us to promote and play your video online.

All videos will be reviewed prior to airing.

Please contact Angela Walsh at AWalsh@parentresource.ca if you are interested in participating or have other questions. She will then send you the links you require to get started.

Thank you for being part of our effort to encourage storytelling, family time, and most of all reading.
Location: Virtual Opportunity
Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Since 2013, Restoring Hope Ministries has been operating a youth care centre and an emergency shelter for homeless and street-engaged youth, for both young men and women in the Ottawa area.

Our mission is to love and serve those who are experiencing homelessness, are marginalized and/or exploited. We do this by providing physical, spiritual, emotional and mental supports and by addressing specific problems faced by these youth so that they may discover their talents, their potential and their worth.

Serving on the Board is a rewarding experience for those seeking to contribute to the strategic direction and oversight of Restoring Hope Ministries and its mission.

Duties and responsibilities:
 Understand and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and programs
 Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
 Contribute skills and knowledge by participating actively in meetings
 Participate in the outward-facing activities of Restoring Hope Ministries as organizational representatives, including fundraising activities, community events and advocacy
 Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
 Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
 Gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.
 Is an active participant in the committee's annual evaluation and planning efforts.
 Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization
 Helps identify individual donors, corporate, and/or foundation gifts

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
 Experience in decision-making, strategic planning, policy development.
 Experience working with and/or understanding of vulnerable populations.
 Excellent people skills, problem-solving, critical thinking.
 Strong communication abilities.
 Expertise in some combination of: program development, financial management and planning, fundraising, communications, legal services, social and health services.
 Highest ethical standards, a strong sense of professionalism and be prepared to serve the interests of the shareholders.
 Commitment, as well as have, sufficient time to discharge his or her duties to the Board.

Average estimated hours: 7-14 hours per month
If interested, forward your cover letter and resume to valerie@restoringhope.ca
Location: Virtual
Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Organization: Foodsharing Ottawa
Foodsharing Ottawa (FSO) has been rescuing food in Canada’s capital since 2016. We donate most of our rescued food to local charities such as food banks and shelters. We are passionate about supporting fairer, more sustainable ways of distributing, using and disposing of food. We are looking for someone who is motivated and shares this passion to be our Volunteer Coordinator.
What we are looking for?

We are looking for someone to help FSO continue to build its team by recruiting and onboarding volunteers. Although previous experience in human resources and/or volunteer coordination is an asset, we value the following:

Personal attributes:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Open-minded, creative
Ability to adapt to change
Integrity, Responsible, Perseverance
Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
Attention to detail, organized

Responsibilities

As a volunteer coordinator, you will work with team leads to determine their needs. You will be responsible for advertising volunteer positions and/or responding to unsolicited enquiries about volunteering at FSO. You will be responsible for interviewing candidates to determine if they are a right fit for the organization. You will also be responsible for onboarding and checking in with volunteers to ensure they have a positive experience at FSO. Additional tasks will include maintaining a database and other administrative tasks.

If this sounds like it is for you, please provide a covering letter and/or CV. We look forward to hearing from you!
Location: Virtual
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Please see below for information on How to Apply!

About the position:
Volunteers can apply for morning sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 12noon), afternoon sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 12:30pm – 4:30pm) or full days sessions (40 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm) during any or all of the nine (9) weeks of July and August 2021.

Volunteers at our summer day camps may have any of the following responsibilities:
• Assisting staff with coaching and supervising children at camp
• Equipment collection and maintenance (i.e. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones)
• General help around camp
• Maintain a clean camp environment and help staff meet all safety protocols
• Adhere to and help enforce all camp policies

Qualities we’re looking for:
• Enjoys soccer and sporting activities
• Great with children (ages 5 to 13 years)
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Responsible and reliable

Eligibility:
Volunteers at our camp must be at least 14 years of age by the time their camp week of volunteering starts. If you are 16 or older, you may be eligible for a CIT (Counsellor in Training) or Camp Counsellor position with us. Any volunteers aged 18 or older will be required to submit a police background check.

How to apply:
Visit our website at royalsoccer.com and follow these 5 steps:
1. Click on the STAFF heading at the top of the website.
2. Select the province that you are in.
3. Review the Volunteer description and click on the yellow APPLY NOW button.
4. Sign-in (if you already have an account) or Sign-up if you are a new volunteer applicant.
5. Complete the Volunteer Online Application by clicking the appropriate box at the bottom.

If you have any issues or have questions about applying, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-427-0536 x221 or email volunteer@royalsoccer.com.
Location: Brewer Park
100 Brewer Way,
Ottawa, ON K1S 5T1
Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Please see below for information on How to Apply!

About the position:
Volunteers can apply for morning sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 12noon), afternoon sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 12:30pm – 4:30pm) or full days sessions (40 hours/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm) during any or all of the nine (9) weeks of July and August 2021.

Volunteers at our summer day camps may have any of the following responsibilities:
• Assisting staff with coaching and supervising children at camp
• Equipment collection and maintenance (i.e. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones)
• General help around camp
• Maintain a clean camp environment and help staff meet all safety protocols
• Adhere to and help enforce all camp policies

Qualities we’re looking for:
• Enjoys soccer and sporting activities
• Great with children (ages 5 to 13 years)
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Responsible and reliable

Eligibility:
Volunteers at our camp must be at least 14 years of age by the time their camp week of volunteering starts. If you are 16 or older, you may be eligible for a CIT (Counsellor in Training) or Camp Counsellor position with us. Any volunteers aged 18 or older will be required to submit a police background check.

How to apply:
Visit our website at royalsoccer.com and follow these 5 steps:
1. Click on the STAFF heading at the top of the website.
2. Select the province that you are in.
3. Review the Volunteer description and click on the yellow APPLY NOW button.
4. Sign-in (if you already have an account) or Sign-up if you are a new volunteer applicant.
5. Complete the Volunteer Online Application by clicking the appropriate box at the bottom.

If you have any issues or have questions about applying, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-427-0536 x221 or email volunteer@royalsoccer.com.
Location: Pinecrest Park
2250 Torquay Ave,
Ottawa, ON K4A 4Z8
Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Volunteer Meal Assistants help provide a pleasurable dining experience for residents in long-term care. They assist the nursing team to set up the dining room, porter residents at mealtime, serve, feed, socialize and clean up.
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Our covid 19 programs in India need more support. We are all volunteers and we are looking for additional volunteers who have experience with writing, social outreach and advocacy. We wish to raise awareness about the important work that we do contain Covid 19 and improve access to nutrition, education and health care in India. We also wish to explore ways to broaden our appeal and to raise money for our covid based programming.

Do you have the following qualifications:
- Past outreach, advocacy, and fundraising experience
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Highly-motivated and well-organized

Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that is fighting Covid, saving lives, limiting disease spread and relieving the effects of poverty in India. 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: Ottawa
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
We're an all volunteer charity and most of our charitable programs are in Covid struck India. The needs of our charitable partners in India are great right now and the charitable support from Canadians has been overwhelming for our medical and educational programs.
Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally requires volunteers to help with our rapidly expanding accounting requirements. We are looking for bookkeepers or accountants with some experience on certain software, daily operations and filing charity returns. We're using accounting software called Xero and a CRM called Insightly. We have worked with Sage Simply Accounting before. The volunteer requirement could be as light as phone support for guidance regarding software function to entering daily transactions and helping to integrate our softwares more efficiently.
Working knowledge of CRA’s requirements for charities working abroad is a huge assett.
Location: Remote office / home office
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is currently recruiting a volunteer to support our digital engagement and fundraising efforts. This volunteer will help build an online and email fundraising program and help grow our organization’s financial capacity. This volunteer will be part of the outreach team.

Responsibilities:
Develop email engagement and fundraising campaigns to past, current and potential donors
Set up donation reports and track fundraising success in CanadaHelps
Working with other members of the outreach team, find ways to generate new email contacts and convert them to donors
Maintain email lists and contact information for donors
Annual thank you campaigns to donors


Requirements:
Have experience working with Mail Chimp and Wordpress (preferred)
Have experience working with CanadaHelps (preferred)
Patience and sensitivity to work with client information
Experience working with a nonprofit as either a volunteer or an employee (preferred)
Access to phone and computer

Skills:
Attention to detail
Experience in client and donor relations
Confidence to clearly articulate your professional opinion

Time Commitment: The flow of work may vary, with a heavier time commitment upfront as the development is finalized. Going forward, support for the website may be 2-3 hours a month.
Location: Remote opportunity
Ottawa Paw Pantry does not have an office
Deadline: Jun 27, 2021
Chair – Health Committee
April 2021

Healthy is top of mind for everyone these days but never more so for older adults.

Would you like to work with talented individuals who have expertise in public policy and advocacy and professionals who have experience in the various sectors of the health care continuum?

Our Health Committee works with and for older adults to improve their quality of life by influencing public policy and practices related to health and health care. Your organization and facilitation skills will ensure the COA Health Committee’s success in achieving its goals.

Committee Chairs, with the support of the Advocacy Chair and senior staff, lead the development and execution of an annual work plan and coordinate the work of any sub-committees. Your interest in health and older adults, and perhaps your personal experience, will help the committee bring to light any issues or opportunities that affect older adults in Ottawa.

The Health Committee will benefit from your leadership and oversight of the logistics of the committee’s operations. Collaboration with other committees, regional partners and other community health organizations are key to developing and implementing strategies related to health and health care.

Your fluency in French would be welcome. We also recognize the diversity of the population we serve and encourage applicants who reflect this diversity. Applications are encouraged by May 17. We look forward to talking with you.
Location: 217 - 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Deadline: May 17, 2021
The Ottawa Peace & Environment Resource Centre is seeking photographers of all skill and experience levels to join a pool of volunteers interested in photographing specific subjects and/or events. Photography Pool volunteers will be periodically contacted with specific photographic needs which they can either respond to or ignore. For example, a need might be for someone to attend an event and take photographs, or a specific subject such as recycling, a specific location in Ottawa, a type of wildlife or garden, staged photos with a theme, etc. If you already have a photo that meets the criteria of that request, that's great as well!

Photos will be used in our newspaper, the Peace & Environment News (PEN) and/or our blog and website, or social media. You will be credited as the photographer and are welcome to suggest a caption.
If there is sufficient interest, we may offer beginner photography workshops for people looking to learn and improve their skills.

You don't need to have a fancy camera for this job, but you do need to have access to something that can take photos, like a smartphone or tablet, if you don't have a camera. We'd love to be able to offer loaner devices, but it's just not feasible at this time.
Location: 2203 Alta Vista Dr
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
The Ottawa Peace & Environment Resource Centre is looking for 1-2 volunteer writers who are knowledgeable or passionate about peace issues, to contribute to a specially themed Peace edition of our community paper, the Peace & Environment News (PEN).

Volunteer writers will be asked to produce one or more written pieces between 500 and 1500 words in length, on a topic relating to peace and/or social justice, ideally with an Ottawa connection. Examples of types of pieces and possible topics include:
- profiling a locally based group that works for peace, or interviewing a staff member there
- covering a local issue with a peace connection, such as a specific government policy, manufacturing of weapons, etc
- creating a list of actions individuals can take to promote peace at various levels
- attending and reporting on a (virtual) event related to peace in some way
- addressing an issue that is intersectional with peace, for example, how environmental degradation fuels conflict, or how conflict disproportionately impacts a certain population

These are just some possibilities - your ideas and suggestions are encouraged, and we're very flexible. The PEN encourages people of colour, those with disabilities, and new Canadians in particular to apply. We're less concerned with how perfect your writing is than with your interest and ability to tell a compelling story. The PEN tries to keep a positive outlook and include suggestions for how readers can learn more, take action, etc.

We are specifically looking for a short turn around time for this PEN edition, but are also interested in longer term volunteering if you are.
Location: 2203 Alta Vista Dr
Deadline: May 31, 2021
The Ottawa Peace & Environment Resource Centre is seeking volunteers to join a writer's pool for occasional writing of newspaper articles for print and/or blog posts for online publishing.

This is a very flexible position. The Writer's Pool will be periodically sent requests for help with specific writing tasks or for submissions of written content on a particular topic, which they can accept or ignore as time and interest allows. Topics may fall under a broad umbrella of issues related to peace, social justice, environmental sustainability, and the intersection of these issues. Article types may include interviews (direct or over email), original work, opinion pieces, pieces requiring some research or expertise, helping community partner groups write specific material, or adapting other material to a more appropriate format - no previous knowledge or experience is required to join the pool, but may be required for specific pieces.

At PERC, we believe telling the stories other media doesn't pay attention to helps build community and connect people to causes they care about, in order to take better action for a greener and more peaceful world. We try to keep a positive outlook and focus on what can be done, rather that what we have no control over. We like to keep our minds open, but not so open our brains fall out - so the more an article is based on factual claims, the more research it might require. We're more interested in you being able to tell a good story than we are in how good your grammar is, and we're willing to work with you to improve your English writing if that is a goal you have.
Location: 2203 Alta Vista Dr
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Organization: Tel-Aide Outaouais
Tel-Aide Outaouais est un organisme sans but lucratif qui a vu le jour en 1974. Aujourd’hui, plus de 50 bénévoles assurent le service téléphonique de Tel-Aide 365 jours par année, sur l’ensemble du territoire de la Capitale nationale.

Nous offrons un service d’écoute téléphonique en français aux personnes qui ont besoin d’une oreille, qui nécessitent du soutien ou de références. Les bénévoles de Tel-Aide, que nous appelons les écoutants, offrent une écoute attentive, chaleureuse et empathique.
Location: Confedentiel
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: Ethiopiaid Canada
Ethiopiaid Canada is looking for a volunteer Board Secretary on behalf of our organization. Must have good communication skills, facilitate meetings and minutes, good writing skills, organize and keep detailed records of the company's business relations and the non-profit organization. Must be able to provide administrative support to board members when required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Good communication, customer service and relationship-building skills
• Teamworking skills
• Organisation and time management skills
• Attention to detail
• Flexibility
• The ability to use standard software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office) and to learn bespoke packages if required

Key Responsibilities
• Communicating meeting times, dates, and locations for meetings of the Board and committees
• Ensuring the maintenance of the minutes of the meetings and other records of the Board & Committees
• Facilitating informed and collaborative decision making by the Board
• The secretary records everything that happens during the meeting, including what was
• discussed what actions were voted on and what actions are being taken as a result
• The secretary also keeps complete, detailed records of all the business relations of the
• company or non-profit organization
• The secretary also makes sure that all records are properly and safely stored
• Provide personal administrative support to board members when needed

If you meet the above criteria and are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to info@ethiopiaid.ca. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

About Ethiopiaid Canada:
Ethiopiaid Canada is a charitable international development organization dedicated to empowering people in Ethiopia to live healthy and productive lives. We seek lasting change by supporting interventions driven by local partners. While Ethiopiaid Canada opened its doors in 2009, we are part of an international network of Ethiopiaid charities with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. Together, we have over 27 years of experience creating lasting change through collaboration with Ethiopian partner organizations.

Recognizing the empowerment of women and girls as central to reducing poverty and creating lasting change, Ethiopiaid Canada emphasizes interventions that build women and girls' health, social, and economic assets. Our programming focuses on increasing access to maternal health services, reducing barriers to education for vulnerable children, and supporting the empowerment of women and girls.

For more information, please visit our website at www.ethiopiaid.ca.
Location: 484 Gladstone Ave
Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***
Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Help a child understand math concepts by becoming a math tutor.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
Professional development training, facilitated by OCDSB Math coaches, will be offered periodically during the school year. Attendance to at least one session is recommended. Invitations to attend training sessions with more details will be sent periodically to all interested Math volunteers. If you are interested in helping students in Grades 3 to 8 become enthusiastic and successful in Math we would really appreciate hearing from you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Volunteers needed to support children and adult English language learners. Volunteers will receive training before being matched to support students in Pre-K to Grade 12 or in the Adult LINC programs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily English language learning opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians.

Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line through ONFE). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is completed and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

English Language Development (ELD/ESL) - (English Language Development (ELD), English as a Second Language (ESL)) tutors/volunteers needed to support 500 Syrian refugee students who are coming to our OCDSB schools and require extra support.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

You would be working with students primarily on their English (reading & writing) along with assisting them to adapt to their new environment. Self-paced training is required (approx. 3 hours), details will follow upon your registration. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

In 2005-06 the Ontario government initiated the Student Success Program within secondary schools as one response to the severe drop-out rate of high school students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) has received requests from Ottawa high schools to recruit community volunteers interested in providing tutoring support (under the direction of teachers) to individual students in their Math, English, Science or History Credit Recovery Program. Most of these students, many of whom are new Canadians, respond very well to working with a tutor on a weekly basis. We are looking for volunteers who can help them focus, explain concepts as they work, assist them in organizing materials, and provide encouragement as they progress in all subjects. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Adult High School - Central Orientation Class is designed for newly-arrived students between 18 and 20 years of age who require ELD support. They receive English Language and Math support. Students leave the Centre to take other courses at the Adult HS or to enter the workforce.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE BACKGROUND CLEARANCE TO SERVICE THE VULNERABLE SECTOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Adult High School Rochester Street
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has a few elementary schools looking for volunteers to assist in their Autism Unit.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.(Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

What is your company doing to promote literacy? NOTE: This is a group volunteer opportunity--you need to lead a team of volunteer readers from your organization.

If you want to volunteer as an individual please register as OVIE volunteer www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application. If you have a team of readers for OttawaReads please proceed to register for this position. The Ottawa Network for Education s OttawaReads program is a unique school/business partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-on-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. After attending an orientation/training session in their place of work, volunteers fulfill a weekly or bi-weekly one-hour commitment to read to students in local schools. Each participating organization is partnered with a school in their own geographic location. The number of volunteers requested from each organization is based upon the size of the company and the requirements of the partnering school. We currently have several schools on the waitlist for new OttawaReads partners. Can you help? Be a team leader in your place of work!
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

General Classroom Assistance - Volunteers are assigned to a specific teacher and carry out various tasks depending on the teacher's needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The following are some typical examples of areas where volunteers are needed: General Classroom Assistance Remedial/Special Education MentoringTutoringCoaching LanguagesLibraryEarly LiteracyComputers/TechnologyMath/Science A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview

to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Many elementary schools within the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)are now offering full-day classes and care for Kindergarten students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE)program are looking for volunteers who can help in a Kindergarten classroom setting to assist the teacher with the daily routines. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
If you’re looking to make a difference at a Board level, The Council on Aging of Ottawa is looking for new Board members. Interested in advocacy work on behalf of older adults in Ottawa? Or providing information and education for older adults on life transitions? Or perhaps you’re interested in leading fundraising initiatives? Our Board members provide leadership and support to staff and our many volunteers who work together to make Ottawa an increasingly Age-Friendly city.

Resource Development Chair

You know that most of the work in fundraising is done behind the scenes. You love the idea of leading a group of volunteers and staff to brainstorm ideas on the best way to ensure sustainable funding. You’ll be working with a small but dedicated group to develop a long-term strategy and identify and grow sources of funding.

From successful donor stewardship strategies to grant writing, you’ll help the COA fulfill its mission. Working with staff and other Board members, you’ll ensure the COA has a well-thought-out communication plan to elicit continued support from our members and sponsors. And at some point, there will be a need to plan in-person events that will not only raise funds but will allow our members and others to network.

If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and help make Ottawa an increasingly Age-Friendly city, we look forward to talking with you.
Location: 217 - 815 St. Laurent Blvd (currently virtual)
Deadline: May 17, 2021
If you’re looking to make a difference at a Board level, The Council on Aging of Ottawa is looking for new Board members. Interested in advocacy work on behalf of older adults in Ottawa? Or providing information and education for older adults on life transitions? Or perhaps you’re interested in leading fundraising initiatives? Our Board members provide leadership and support to staff and our many volunteers who work together to make Ottawa an increasingly Age-Friendly city.

Education Chair

You’ll be working with our Director of Education and a team of volunteers guiding the educational programming of the COA. If you have a passion for adult education and have some great ideas on developing an ongoing education strategy, this role is for you.

Our reputation for quality education programs is well known in Ottawa but we know we can do more. Join us and bring your creativity and experience so we can expand our services to reach even more older adults in Ottawa. Help us ensure consistency with both branding and pricing. Ideally, you are able to communicate in both French and English.

We’ll expect you to keep the Board up-to-date with your plans and achievements and collaborate with other Board members and staff. We have some excited Education Committee volunteers waiting to work with you. We also recognize the diversity of the population we serve and encourage applicants who reflect this diversity. We look forward to talking with you.
Location: 217 - 815 St. Laurent Blvd (currently virtual)
Deadline: May 17, 2021
If you’re looking to make a difference at a Board level, The Council on Aging of Ottawa is looking for new Board members. Interested in advocacy work on behalf of older adults in Ottawa? Or providing information and education for older adults on life transitions? Or perhaps you’re interested in leading fundraising initiatives? Our Board members provide leadership and support to staff and our many volunteers who work together to make Ottawa an increasingly Age-Friendly city.

Engagement Chair

You’ll be working with our volunteer Action Committee Chairs to amplify the voices of Ottawa’s older adults and coordinate the COA’s advocacy efforts, especially on cross-cutting topics such as Ageism. You’ll ensure consistent messaging on behalf of the COA’s action efforts and you’ll likely be called upon to make presentations to local government or organizations or prepare communication materials for others to do so.

Our action committees (Health, Housing, Income Security, Social Inclusion, Transportation and the Comité des affaires francophone) will benefit from your guidance as they prepare their annual work plans and progress reports. The Board will benefit from your passion and the communication and coordination of the Committees’ activities. And older adults in Ottawa will benefit from a consistent and coordinated approach by the COA to issues that are important to them.

Your Board colleagues and the COA staff are excited to work with you and share their ideas. Do you speak French? Bonus! We also recognize the diversity of the population we serve and encourage applicants who reflect this diversity. We look forward to talking with you.
Location: 217 - 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Deadline: May 17, 2021
Organization: Volunteer Ottawa
Ontario Connecting Students is a not for profit organization designed to connect Ontario public school families with Ontario post secondary student volunteer tutors. Tutoring sessions are conducted virtual capacity allowing volunteers the opportunity to participate in community building from the safety of their homes.

We are looking for patient, dedicated, empathetic and personable individuals who possess excellent organization and communication skills.

Residents of Ontario who have graduated high school who possess or are presently obtaining a post-secondary degree are eligible for this opportunity. The time commitment can be as little as two hours per week. Ontario Connecting Students accommodates the busy student lifestyle while helping volunteers obtain skills that are transferrable to future opportunities as well as gain demonstrated experience.

Clear vulnerable sector checks and a minimum of two (2) character references are required for this position, at least one of which must be a professional capacity.

We require all accepted applicants to undergo a virtual training workshop to ensure adherence to our conduct guidelines. Our training also assists tutors in their ongoing effort to engage participants with their schoolwork and gain understand how to foster positive associations with learning.

We have an urgent need for Bilingual volunteers who speak French and English, as well as those who are comfortable tutoring in math and science.

All applicants must complete our application form found on our website at https://www.ontarioconnectingstudents.ca/volunteer-application

Those applicants who do not follow the instructions to fill out our application form, will not be considered until we receive the completed application form.
Location: virtual
Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is a free, accessible, interactive, telephone-based group activity program that connects older adults as well as adults living with disabilities. SCWWs offer communities a calendar of interactive activities, informative presentations and frequent opportunities for social connection.
The SCWW Serving Ethnocultural Communities Language Expansion Project will bring together communities over the telephone to provide access to important information, services, events and activities in Russian, Somali, Arabic and Spanish.

The Somali LEP Tech Support volunteer will be initiating and monitoring 30 and 60-minute teleconference programs in Somali once or twice a week in May and June 2021.
Duties
● Connecting seniors and adults with disabilities to group activities/programs on the telephone and using Mercuri Telephone Conferencing System (1-hour training provided)
● Monitoring volume levels and background noise during programs
● Supporting Program Facilitator
● Communicating with participants and Program Facilitator as needed during programs to foster smooth running of the programs
● Disconnecting participants at program’s end
Requirements
● Must be able to comfortably speak and understand Somali;
● Needs a computer, reliable internet connection and phone;
● Must have computer skills;
● Warm, friendly, courteous manner on the telephone;
● Punctual and reliable;
● Understands the needs, interests and concerns of older adults and adults with physical disabilities;
● Able to respond to and document pertinent information as it arises through calls;
● Able to multi-task and problem solve;
● Maintains confidentiality;
● Able and willing to ask for support when needed; and
● Can abide by the limits and boundaries of the program.

Time Commitment

● 1-2+ hours per week during the months of May and June.

Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Organization: CNIB
For Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, physical distancing can present a unique set of challenges
With physical distancing measures in place, it can be difficult for people with sight loss to pick up their groceries and prescriptions. If you're willing to help, we'd love to hear from you. Together, we'll ensure our community stays connected. We currently have a need for someone to assist with picking up groceries for a participant weekly or bi-weekly in the area of Industrial Park

You can enquire to tracy.holland@cnib.ca, or apply through the CNIB website link, https://www.cnib.ca/en/programs-and-services/live/virtual-vision-mate-program?region=on_east and identify grocery shopping/ phone calls, and Industrial Park
Location: Near Industrial Park
Deadline: May 21, 2021
Senior Organic Gardeners (SOG) is a program of *COG OSO working to enhance quality of life and health of seniors through active participation in adapted organic gardening for nutritious food, gentle exercise and enjoyment of food with people respecting all safety requirements during the pandemic. See below*
This role includes
• Developing the SOG Annual Budget with the Leadership Team for Steering Committee approval
• Tracking accounts with COG National for grants and COG OSO for local funds.
• Approving invoices relating to the budget for payment
• Writing and overseeing contracts for staff and contractors’
• Assisting Strategic Planning with the SOG Leadership Team in conjunction with budgeting plans.
• Giving monthly financial updates to the COG OSO Steering Committee in person or virtually (especially during pandemic)

This is a volunteer opportunity that would involve approximately 5 or 6 hours per week on a flexible basis but would require at least a one-year commitment with availability for monthly evening meetings with COG OSO Steering Committee virtually or in person. Experience in finances and administration would be essential and an interest in gardening and food a distinct benefit.
• It is a chance to give back to the community especially to seniors in a meaningful way and to broaden your understanding about the ‘organic world. You would be mentored by the current director in collaboration with the COG OSO Treasurer and COG National Executive Director as needed.
We ask for professional and character references and provide for free police checks for candidates who have given us their CV, have had an interview and have been invited into the role. You would need a home office with internet and telephone and reside in the City of Ottawa or Gatineau.
Have a look at our website: www.cog.ca/ottawa/senior-organic-gardeners/
Questions? Send us an e-mail: sog.margaret@gmail.com or call 613 834 5091
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*Canadian Organic Growers- Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter
The Ottawa – St. Lawrence – Outaouais chapter of Canadian Organic Growers (*COG OSO) is a regional chapter of a national charity, whose mandate is to lead local and national communities towards sustainable organic stewardship of land, food and fibre while respecting nature, upholding social justice and protecting natural resources.COG OSO is a lively and enthusiastic group based in Ottawa, offering numerous events and programs year-round to support knowledge and skills for farmers, gardeners, educators, children, seniors, and anyone who is interested in eating healthy food and living in healthy environments. Details of our activity are available at our new website: www.cog.ca/ottawa.
Location: Fkexuble
Deadline: Jun 16, 2021
Organization: Techsploration Inc.
Techsploration (www.techsploration.ca) is actively recruiting inspiring women working in skilled trades and STEM careers to motivate the next generation of female leaders!

Techsploration is a Nova-Scotia, educational not-for-profit that delivers programming and mentorship to young women in grades 9-12, with the goal of increasing the number of women in careers where they are often underrepresented, including science, engineering, trades, and technology.

This is the first year the Techsploration program is being delivered in Ontario, and we have adapted our traditional in-person programming to create virtual conferences known as the Techsploration Career Quests.

Our programming focuses on giving young women in grades 9-12 the opportunity to speak with professional women in skilled trades and STEM (Role Models) and gain valuable career information in fields they may not have previously considered.

If you are interested in being a Role Model at future events, or would like to discuss other ways of getting involved, we would be happy to hear from you!
Location: This opportunity is currently virtual, but is subject to change.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Program Director-Lead Volunteer for Senior Organic Gardeners (SOG)
Senior Organic Gardeners (SOG) is a program of *COG OSO working to enhance quality of life and health of seniors through active participation in adapted organic gardening for nutritious food, gentle exercise and enjoyment of food with people respecting all safety requirements during the pandemic. See below*
This role includes
• Overseeing and developing the SOG Program carrying out our Strategic Plans and Annual Budgets with the SOG Leadership Team and Advisory Group
• Giving reports to COG OSO Steering Committee monthly meetings and liaising with COG National our HQ
• Getting to know seniors at SOG activities from time to time
• Keeping in touch with partners and sister organizations
• Encouraging development of the SOG Program in other areas
This is a volunteer opportunity that would involve approximately 8-10 hours per week on a flexible basis but would require at least a one-year commitment with availability for monthly evening meetings with COG OSO Steering Committee in person or virtually. Experience in administration would be important and an interest in gardening and food a distinct benefit.
We ask for references and provide for free police checks for candidates who have given us their CV, have had an interview and have been invited into the role. You would need a home office with internet and telephone and reside in the City of Ottawa or Gatineau. Program-related mileage can be claimed at $0.50 per km within Ottawa-Outaouais.
Have a look at our website: www.cog.ca/ottawa/senior-organic-gardeners/
Questions? Send us an e-mail: sog.margaret@gmail.com or call 613 834 5091
Please share this message with people who might be interested.
*Canadian Organic Growers- Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter
The Ottawa – St. Lawrence – Outaouais chapter of Canadian Organic Growers (*COG OSO) is a regional chapter of a national charity, whose mandate is to lead local and national communities towards sustainable organic stewardship of land, food and fibre while respecting nature, upholding social justice and protecting natural resources.COG OSO is a lively and enthusiastic group based in Ottawa, offering numerous events and programs year-round to support knowledge and skills for farmers, gardeners, educators, children, seniors, and anyone who is interested in eating healthy food and living in healthy environments. Details of our activity are available at our new website: www.cog.ca/ottawa
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Jun 16, 2021
Organization: CNIB
For Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, physical distancing can present a unique set of challenges
With physical distancing measures in place, it can be difficult for people with sight loss to pick up their groceries and prescriptions. If you're willing to help, we'd love to hear from you. Together, we'll ensure our community stays connected. We currently have a need for someone to assist with picking up groceries for a participant weekly or bi-weekly in the area of St. Andrews West.
You can enquire to tracy.holland@cnib.ca, or apply through the CNIB website link, https://www.cnib.ca/en/programs-and-services/live/virtual-vision-mate-program?region=on_east and identify grocery shopping/ phone calls, and Arnprior in your inquiry.
Location: Arnprior
Deadline: May 21, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Be a part of the LiveWorkPlay Employment Task Force!

Do you remember how good it felt to get your first job? Your first pay cheque? Are you curious about other people? Do you enjoy networking and or connecting with your personal and or professional networks to make our community a better place for everyone?
If you answered yes, we need your help and we want to meet you!

LiveWorkPlay is looking for volunteers to join our Employment Task Force - a group of community champions working together to identify and connect LiveWorkPlay to local businesses and employers with the goal of developing job opportunities for people living with intellectual disabilities, dual diagnosis, and/or autism.

What we need from you:
- Join us for bi- monthly task force meetings, usually in the early evening,1.5 -2 hours, hosted at 2197 Riverside Drive
- Share ideas and personal and professional contacts that may be interested in learning more about the benefits of including employees with disabilities in the workplace
- Help us expand our contacts by participating in community networking events
- Share your time with us by approaching potential employers and spreading the word about the benefits of including employees with disabilities in the workplace

What you can expect from us:
-Opportunities to meet other like-minded people and increase your own personal network
- Opportunities to learn about the benefits to employers when they include employees with disabilities in the workplace
-Opportunities to hear about and contribute to the success stories of employers hiring employees with disabilities
- An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and employers, help LiveWorkPlay build our organizational capacity, and contribute to make Ottawa a better community for all!

For more information about LiveWorkPlay please visit
http://liveworkplay.ca/


**Please note that because of Covid-19 this is a virtual opportunity, you can reach out to Jen to talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like playing video games? A person with an intellectual disability is seeking someone to get together with to game. If you're interested in meeting someone new, this is the opportunity for you! Please contact Alex for more information or to set up an interview!

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
As a natural supports provider, your role will be to develop a supportive relationship with a person who has an intellectual disability while doing an activity you both enjoy. We are looking for someone who: is friendly and personable; is mature and responsible; respects commitments; is open and willing to learn about intellectual disabilities. Contact Alex to set up an interview today!
**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do YOU have a dog? Do you and your dog like walks and meeting new people?! The goal is to make it fun and provide company while getting to know someone new and have fun. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more info or to set up an interview!

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Like to be spontaneous and hang out with others? If so there are many people with intellectual disabilities who are looking for someone to hang out with to do various things. Some would like to grab a drink and chat, others would like to check out museums and other cool events around Ottawa, some like to shop. Basically, this opportunity is about companionship. Please contact Alex if you have questions or are interested.

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you enjoy going for walks? Are you interested in meeting and getting to know a person with an intellectual disability? There are people in a variety of neighbourhoods who would love to meet someone to walk and chat with about once per week. Walk with a companion! Why not!? There are even people interested in Nordic walking! If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex to get more information or to set up an interview!

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Looking for someone to hike or kayak with this summer? Look no further, we have two males with intellectual disabilities (one in the east end and one in the west) who are looking for the same thing! Get to know someone new while doing something you both enjoy! Get in touch for more details!

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a cycling enthusiast? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for company to go on long rides or short rides with. Another person is looking to ride E-Bikes with someone as well! If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Alex to set up an interview or to get more information! This is a once a week or once every other week type of commitment.

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Jul 30, 2021