COVID-19 Update

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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What We Do

VO builds community by strengthening the not-for-profit sector through a focus on building expertise, fostering collaboration and promoting volunteerism.

VO Mission

Volunteer Ottawa builds community by strengthening the not-for-profit sector.

VO Vision

Our vision is an inclusive, engaged, and empowered community realized through a strong not-for-profit sector.

VO offers our members a range of benefits including unlimited posting of volunteer needs, access to over 10,000 volunteers in our volunteer pool, and discounts on workshops.

Become a member and begin posting your volunteer opportunities today.

VO is where leadership, management and staff in Ottawa’s not-for-profit community go to build their expertise. View all workshops available. Upcoming workshops. Want a customized workshop, click here

Want to volunteer? Join our volunteer pool. Search over 500 volunteer opportunities available on our website.

Are you an employer who wants to provide volunteer opportunities to your staff? VO Connect can help.

Want to increase the diversity of your Board? Our Diversity in Leadership Ottawa program has the Board candidates you need.

Want a presentation on the benefits of volunteering? Book with our Speakers Bureau.  

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