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

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Suits His Style
This position will work closely with our Director of Community partnerships and other team members to do the following:

Primary Roles:
• Respond to requests from existing and potential Community partners and Referral agencies
• Make presentations on Suits His Style to community partners, various community events, job fairs, etc.
• Maintain good working relationship with existing Community partners and Referral agencies
• Help develop outreach strategy to increase SHS visibility in the community

Secondary Roles:
• Plan and organize special events for Community partners and Referral agencies
• Work with the Communications team on branding and communications products

Preferred Qualifications:
• Person of good character, friendly and responsible
• Self motivated, reliable with a desire to make a change in the community
• Possess good team spirit
• Creative and able to plan and develop new ideas and events
• Good understanding of appropriate interview and work space attire
• Be able to work self sufficiently
• Good organizational and communication skills

Notable Assets but not required
• Bilingualism; English and French. Please note any other language skills
• Interpersonal with colleagues and public; willing to professionally represent SHS at events
• Own a vehicle

This position does not have a set time commitment; 3 to 5 hours/week is estimated to perform the primary roles. More hours maybe required during summer months. We are flexible with personal scheduling, vacation etc. SHS is able to sign-off on volunteer hours if needed.
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
The Treasurer participates as a member of the Board of Directors (monthly meetings) and the Executive Committee (meetings as required). Works with the organization's bookkeeper to:
Prepare annual budget for approval; issue cheques for expenditures; ensure revenues from fundraising are deposited to the credit of the organization; maintain accounting records; report on financial progress/outlook at board meetings; and prepare financial statements.
Location: Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
PO Box 4839, Station E
Ottawa ON K1P 5H9
Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
The Playgroup assistant is responsible for assisting in the set-up/take down of the learning centres. The playgroup assistant is also responsible for welcoming parents, caregivers and children, supervising free play, and assisting with arts and crafts activities. The individual should be comfortable working in a busy environment, enjoy working with children, parents and caregivers and be self motivated and enthusiastic.
Location: 2330 Don Reid Drive
Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Economics for Success (EFS) is a 1-day program for grade 8 students.It challenges students to reflect on their personal goals and highlights the advantages of remaining in school for long-term success.
Location: various schools across the city
Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit registered charity run by volunteers for more than 40 years. The Cinema is open from mid-September until the beginning of May, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter weekends. Shows are on every Saturday at 2:00 pm, plus selected Friday evenings at 7:00 pm (usually at least twice per month).

We are looking for a Manager for the Snack Bar, which offers popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate bars, etc. Training will be provided to suitable candidates. Below are the major responsibilities and qualifications for this position. If you would like to know more details about this exciting opportunity, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator at vc@familycinema.ca.

Major Responsibilities
• Schedule staff for each show confirming that all positions have enough trained volunteers in the role to provide efficient customer service
• Arrange that all new volunteers in Snack bar are adequately trained for each position in the Snack bar
• Ensure that all health and safety requirements are enforced
• Maintain required levels of inventory for each item offered at snack bar
• Respond to customer queries in a timely manner
• Effectively communicate with OFC manager about any issues or concerns in regard to the Snack bar and help plan corrective action
 
Qualifications
• Customer service experience (experience with supervising others is a plus)
• Strong people skills - ability to motivate, lead, train, and be part of a team
• Organized, self-directed, with strong communication skills
• Sense of humour
Location: 710 Broadview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 2M3
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Are you a movie lover? Do you want to learn more about the operation of a cinema? Are you looking for opportunities to complete community hours? Do not miss the chance to volunteer with Ottawa Family Cinema!

Who we are?

The Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers. We are celebrating more than 40 years of quality entertainment at low cost to the community as well as assistance to those who are economically challenged. For more information, please go to our website: https://www.familycinema.ca

Who we are looking for?

Currently, we are looking for volunteers for different positions, including snack bar cashiers, popcorn makers, ushers, birthday party coordinators, etc. There are many ways to help. You can greet and seat the audience, help with the set-up and take-down, turn a school hall way and auditorium into a fully fledged cinema with a snack bar and box offices. You could also get involve in stage activities, take care of the donation table, and so much more.

If you do not have any relevant experiences, no problem at all! We will provide training. As long as you are punctual, reliable, and friendly, you are the one we are looking for!

If interested, please contact us via coordinator@familycinema.ca.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
We have so many members (people with intellectual disabilities) who really would like to travel. All kinds of places, short trips, longer trips, bus trips, disney trips, day trips, group trips, one on one trips. We are looking for long term volunteers who are willing to be a part of the LiveWorkPlay community and volunteer with our other opportunities for 6 - 8 months and then think about traveling with a member (or 2 or 3 maybe). We just had a group of people go to Dominican last year and they had the best time! This would be a long term commitment and we are looking for willingness to jump in with both feet and get to know what we do and how we do it! We also have options to help volunteers pay for travel with our members.
Location: 300- 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you looking to get into or try out Battle Axe as a hobby? One of our members, someone with an intellectual disability, is really into and is looking for someone to go with!
Location: 300- 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love showing someone the latest Facebook applications? Know how to use all the social media sites? If you would like to spend time helping a person with an intellectual disability learn the ins and outs of using things like Facebook, then this is the opportunity for you! Please contact Alex for more information or to begin the process.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Be a part of the LiveWorkPlay Volunteer Task Force!
A unique opportunity to use your connections and networking skills to help build a better Ottawa. LiveWorkPlay is non-profit and charitable organization that supports adults with intellectual disabilities. We help the community welcome people with intellectual disabilities to live, work, and play as valued citizens. LiveWorkPlay is currently seeking members for the Volunteer Recruitment Task Force, a group of volunteers who make new connections with new potential employers in our community to increase employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities. We want to expand on our positive outcomes by creating a recruitment task force, with new volunteers, dedicated to helping us expand our network.
The following qualifications and commitments are sought:
--Regularly attend bi-monthly meetings and occasional related gatherings
--Make a serious commitment to actively participating in leveraging networks to assist LiveWorkPlay in increasing connection for people with intellectual disabilities
--Provide thoughtful and critical feedback on potential presentations and approaches
--Prepare for meetings and review/comment on minutes and reports
--Build a collegial working relationship with other Volunteer Recruitment Task Force members
--You are a passionate believer in a diverse community

If you are interested, Please email Tammy directly at Tammy@liveworkplay.ca or via phone at 613-808-6335
Location: Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you an avid skiier? A person with an intellectual disability is seeking a volunteer to go on day trips to local ski hills with them about once per month during ski service. The person has experience skiing, but would need the volunteer to provide transportation to the ski hill. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more information or to set up an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like to cook? Several people with intellectual disabilities who live in various parts of the city are looking for someone to come to their home in order to cook a meal together. The goal is to make it fun and provide company rather than to teach skills. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more info or to set up an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you have a dog? Several people with intellectual disabilities who live in various parts of the city are looking for someone to walk with! 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!
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love working out? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for company to work out with. We're looking for someone who already has a gym membership or is willing to get one or is willing to pay an affordable drop-in fee. We are looking for others who like to do at home fitness. We are also looking for people who go to Goodlife, the YMCA or Movati. If this sounds like an interesting way to get involved, please get in touch with Alex!
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Interested in getting to know someone else while working out? If so, a person with an intellectual disability would like to meet you! We have members that go to Movati and the YMCA! Contact Alex for more information and to begin the interview process.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a Nordic Walker? A woman with an intellectual disability is looking for someone to get together to go nordic style walking with! She lives in Nepean near many parks and green spaces and is very interested in learning more about this style of walking. This is the perfect opportunity if you'd like to share your passion for Nordic Walking and meet someone new. If this sounds interesting, contact Alex to set up an interview or get more information!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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!
Location: LiveWorkPlay
300-2197 Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like going out for a leisurely tea and some conversation? If so, we know someone who would like to meet you! The volunteer position would be a one on one match with a person who has an intellectual disability. For more information, or to set up an interview, contact Alex!
Location: 300- 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like going to the movies? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for someone to go to movies with, in the East end or downtown a few times per month. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Alex to get more info or to schedule an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love swimming? ? If so, a person with an intellectual disability would like to meet you! For more information or to set up an interview, please contact Alex!
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like going out to dinner, movies or shopping? Do you like to just hang out with people? If so, a person with an intellectual disability would love to meet you! If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more info or to set up an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
You interested in playing board games with someone new? Cool! This is the opportunity for you then! Someone with an intellectual disability is looking for the same thing. Let Alex know if you are interested.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like trampolining or are you interested in learning more? If so, a person with an intellectual disability and a PASSION for trampoline would love to meet you! If you're interested in setting up an interview or just want more information, contact Alex.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a live music fan? Like getting out and watching music in a local pub? We are looking for someone who is willing to commit one or two evenings a month to check out some live music and pubs with one of our members, someone with an intellectual disability. This person lives in the west end and would prefer a match who drives! If this sounds fun to you, get in touch with Alex to learn more.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a big fan of watching sports? Do you enjoy going to a pub and grabbing a beer while watching sports? Are you a fan of going to see live sports? Well, you're in luck. One of our members, someone with an intellectual disability, loves all these things as well and is looking for someone to do all this with! It's just about companionship and doing something you enjoy with someone else!
Location: Riverside Dr.
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like going out for a leisurely tea and some conversation? If so, we know someone who would like to meet you! The volunteer position would be a one on one match with a person who has an intellectual disability. For more information, or to set up an interview, contact Alex!
Location: 300- 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
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!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love concerts? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for someone to get together with to see a variety of different concerts or theatre. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Alex for more information or to set up an interview.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love doing crafty projects or art of all kind? Are you interested in getting to know a person with an intellectual disability? There are several people in the west end of Ottawa looking for someone to get together with to do crafts or art. We have someone interested in scrapbooking, someone else in painting or rug hooking as well. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more information or to set up an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love to bowl!? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for someone to bowl with a couple times a month. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more info or to set up an interview!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love window shopping or spending time at the mall or running errands perhaps? If so, we know someone who would like to meet you! The volunteer position is a one on one match with a person who has an intellectual disability. Contact Alex for more information.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Can you play guitar? Want someone to jam with and play with? Someone with an intellectual disability plays the recorder and would love to play with someone! Reach out to Alex for more information. This opportunity is for a male volunteer in the Carlingwood/Westboro.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
** This opportunity is ideal for a volunteer duo - e.g. friends, parent/child, siblings. **

Volunteer is responsible for the facilitation of a social group that runs every Tuesday from 6:30-8:00 pm. Arrive at 6:00 pm for set-up/prep. Depart by 8:30 pm following clean-up. (Staff can be available to run program if ever volunteer is unavailable.)

Week 1: Coffee House
We try to book a musician who is happy to come in and sing/play (typically on acoustic guitar or ukulele). Space is open for participants to perform/share as desired. Volunteer is responsible for supporting the participation of community members and preparing/serving coffee/tea/snack. Bonus if you have musical skills to share with our community!

Week 2: Family Movie Night
Volunteer is responsible for setting up the TV and movie (previously selected), as well as preparing popcorn/drinks. (Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.)

Week 3: Supper Club
Volunteer is responsible for preparing (or if not skilled in the kitchen, then simply re-heating) a simple meal (previously selected) that will be shared by community members. Volunteer is also responsible for welcoming participants, setting out food (including additional dishes brought by participants), and cleaning up after the meal.

Week 4: Surprise! (Miscellaneous activities each month)
Volunteer is responsible for facilitating a variety of engaging activities for participants. Past activities have included: Bingo, dance parties, games nights, arts activities, and (free) outings. Bonus if the volunteer wishes to take ownership of planning each surprise activity.

The ideal candidate has experience facilitating groups and is comfortable building relationships of trust with participants, while engaging them in activities.

The successful applicant must be comfortable working with a diverse demographic, and sensitive to the challenges and needs of those living in social housing.
Location: 102-1465 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z8L9
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: Harmer House
A Day Away:
Harmer House's Adult Day Program provides clients with Alzheimer's disease and/or other impairments with a day of stimulating activities.
Required are volunteers that are compassionate, honest and provide true leadership through companionship, encouragement and guidance to assigned client(s) throughout the activities of the day, and assist with program operations.

If you have patience and dependability; a sense of humour, respect and passion for making a difference please apply!

Availablity:
Program Hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 2:30pm

Available daily shifts:
9am to 1pm
or
12pm to 2:30pm
or
9am to 2:30pm

Experience working with seniors or assisting with cognitive impairments is an asset.

Education in a related field is also an asset.
Location: 100 Forestview Crescent, Nepean
Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
Organization: Harmer House
We are looking for volunteers to help with dinner service for our residents during the hours of 4:30pm-6:30pm. This opportunity would be ideal for students looking to fulfill volunteer hours, people looking to help in their community, and people with limited availability (2 hours and 30 minutes per shift, Monday to Friday). Harmer House is a non-profit, independent-living apartment building for seniors.
Looking to give of your time, to help out through companionship and to reinforce a genuine sense of community? If you have patience and dependability, compassion and a passion to make others happy, please contact us!

Volunteer roles:
-assisting with dishes
-setting Dining Room
-washing dishes
-taking orders
serving food
-cleaning tables
organize/ clean kitchen

WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS ON FRIDAYS & THURSDAYS!
Location: 848 Seyton , Nepean, K2H 9G6
Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
Looking for a fun way to get involved and give back to your community? Have skills in animation or design? Then this opportunity is for YOU!

We are looking for a volunteer to assist with an animation/design project to support and enhance an upcoming social media campaign.
Location: 233 Murray Street
Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Le programme A3 (Accueil, Aide, Avenir) offre un soutien scolaire supplémentaire aux élèves nouveaux arrivants pour leur permettre d’atteindre leur plein potentiel scolaire et ainsi assurer une meilleure intégration à l’école et une meilleure réussite scolaire. Ce programme est offert gratuitement aux élèves nouveaux arrivants (NA) des écoles élémentaires et secondaires du Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est, ainsi qu'à leurs parents, le mardi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l'école Terre-des-Jeunes, le mercredi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l’école Horizon-Jeunesse et le jeudi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l'école Marius-Barbeau. Chaque bénévole aide un enfant, un adolescent ou un adulte dans les travaux scolaires ou l'apprentissage de la langue française.
Location: École Horizon-Jeunesse, 235, av. McArthur, Vanier, ON K1L 6P3
École Marius-Barbeau, 1345, av. Nottinghill, Ottawa, ON K1V 6T3
École élémentaire Terre-des-Jeunes, 1303, rue Fellows, Ottawa ON K2C 2V8
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Le Centre de services à la famille cherche des bénévoles qui aimeraient accompagner un enfant en lecture dans le programme Grands-parents à l'écoute (adultes de tout âge). Lors d'une rencontre hebdomadaire d'une heure, vous aiderez un enfant entre 7 et 12 ans à améliorer ses compétences en lecture ainsi qu'à augmenter sa confiance. Le programme est offert le jour jusqu'à la mi-mai dans six écoles de la région. Joignez-vous à nous, un enfant vous attend. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer avec René Laprise au 613-565-5166.
Location: 235 Beausoleil Dr, Ottawa ON K1N 8X8; 1345, av. Nottinghill Ottawa ON K1V 6T3; 2147, avenue Loyola Ottawa ON K1J 7W3; 350, rue Den Haag Ottawa ON K1K 0W9; 860, chemin Quinlan, Ottawa (Ontario) K1G 1R8 ; 235, av. McArthur, Vanier ON K1L 1B1; 2093 Bel-Air Dr Ottawa ON K2C 2P6.
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Gary is in his mid 50s and has Downs Syndrome. He has been waiting for seven years for a volunteer Advocate to be his friend. Gary likes to watch wrestling and movies. He also enjoys car rides and visiting local restaurants and coffee shops.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522
Location: 2021 Killarney Dr, Ottawa, ON K2A 1P9
Deadline: Oct 18, 2019
Sophie lives in the Sandy Hill area and is looking for someone who can help her engage in her community by attending local events, going for coffee, walking with her and possibly providing some practical help (understanding documents, basic computer skills and budgeting). An ideal volunteer Advocate for Sophie would be someone who is down-to-earth, patient and understanding.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522
Location: 60 Mann Ave, K1N 6Y5
Deadline: Oct 18, 2019
General Duties

The Vice-President, Retail Sales:

a. Plays a leading role in planning, delegating, and executing (where required) all sales performance and store personnel activities, changes, and initiatives.

b. Oversees and directs store managers to efficiently and effectively manage and develop their assigned store and location areas of responsibility.

c. Leads, participates in, or coordinates sales and sales performance related projects as determined, or as assigned to him/her by the FOPLA Board.

d. Works closely with the VP Communications and Communications' Officer on internal and external informational and promotional messaging.

e. Participates in bookstore manager meetings.

f. Develop and implement best practices for all retail locations.

g. Develops reporting and analysis on sales performance for all retail locations and online sales.

h. In collaboration with the VP Communications, Communications Officer and other Directors, and if approved, with the help of external resources, develops FOPLA online sales.

i. Answers sales, store, and product inquiries as needed.


Executive Committee Roles and Duties

a. Serves as a member of the Executive Committee.

b. Assists the President in the performance of his or her duties and may be asked to act as President in the absence of the President.

c. Assists the President in recognizing the contribution volunteers make to FOPLA.

d. Identifies sales and other challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization.

e. Contributes to FOPLA’s organizational strategic planning process.

f. Acts as one of the signing officers for cheques and documents, such as grants, contracts, and applications.

g. Participates in the supervision and evaluation of FOPLA staff.

h. Ensures good relations with the management and staff of the Ottawa Public Library.

i. Fulfills the duties of a Director of the Board.
Location: 120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2
Deadline: Nov 10, 2019
The CCHC Cooking Club is similar to a Collective Kitchen or Community Kitchen. It is a group of people who meet once or twice a month to cook food, eat together, socialize and take home leftovers. In Cooking Club, every participant can contribute in different ways: planning, giving input and ideas, preparing food and cleaning-up.

The CCHC Cooking Club Facilitator Volunteers are responsible for facilitating engaging, hands-on, and accessible cooking sessions with diverse populations. The Cooking Club Facilitators role is to support the creation of a friendly, safe and non-judgmental environment that promotes connections amongst participants.

Reporting Relationships: Huguette Samson Bouchard, RD – Community Dietitian

Hours of work: Approximately 4 hours/month

Major Responsibilities:
• Shop for food
• Set-up of kitchen
• Plan and lead cooking sessions, in collaboration with the other facilitator as well as the Community Dietitian.
• Assist participants in choosing recipes for sessions in consultation with Community Dietitian
• Assist participants during cooking activities in the spirit of fostering learning, independence, skill building and self sufficiency
• Ensure health and safety practices are followed in the kitchen
• Get to know participants and help people feel welcome
• Assist in establishing and maintaining harmony of the group
• Assist with take down and clean-up. This involves engaging participants to help put food away, place the dishes through the dishwasher, putting dishes away
• Ensure the kitchen is clean and tidy and returned to the original condition

Essential
• Interest in and basic knowledge of cooking
• Interest in food and nutrition
• Knowledge of safe food handling practices or willingness to receive basic training
• Able to support the creation of a space that is welcoming for people of varied culture, race, economic status, gender, sexuality, mental health, etc.
• Positive and friendly

Location: 420 Cooper Street , Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Organization: Start2Finish
Seeking individuals with a strong interest to assist in building the capacity of Start2Finish in their respective community by being a Club Director, facilitating the program on a weekly bases and managing the program facilitation of a Running & Reading Club at a school with a volunteer team.
Location: 373 McArthur Ave, Vanier, ON K1L 6N5
Deadline: Sep 16, 2019
Cooking Workshops are usually held on a monthly basis to help community members learn about healthy eating and prepare tasty and healthy recipes. These sessions are hands-on and give participants the chance to have fun and meet new people.

Reporting Relationships: Huguette Samson Bouchard, RD – Community Dietitian

Hours of work: 3 to 3.5 hours at a time

Major Responsibilities
• Assist facilitator with set-up
• Assist participants during cooking activities
• Ensure health and safety practices are followed in the kitchen
• Get to know participants and help people feel welcome
• Assist with take down and clean-up. This sometimes involves putting food away, putting the dishes through the dishwasher, making sure the kitchen is returned to its original set up.

Qualifications:

Essential
• Interest in and basic knowledge of cooking
• Interest in food and nutrition
• Knowledge of safe food handling practices or willingness to receive basic training
• Positive and friendly
• Ability to work with diverse groups of people


Desirable

• Ability to communicate in French and/or other languages an asset.

Location: 420 cooper Street Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Organization: Start2Finish
The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club encourages literacy, healthy active living, and play. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Volunteer role includes health promotion, games, reading buddies and discovering new words each week.
Location: Robert E. Wilson Public School, 373 McArthur Ave., Vanier ON K1L 6N5
Deadline: Sep 27, 2019
Organization: Start2Finish
The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club encourages literacy, healthy active living, and play. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Volunteer role includes health promotion, games, reading buddies and discovering new words each week.
Location: Queen Mary Street Public School, 557 Queen Mary Street, Ottawa ON K1K 1V9
Deadline: Sep 27, 2019
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