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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

The Ottawa Regional Science Fair organizing committee is looking for someone who would love to help us create graphics and videos to promote the fair and build interest and excitement among students and teachers to participate in our fair.

Ideally you have an interest in science, but the most important thing is to have a passion for creating graphic content that appeals to students from grade 7 to 12. No previous experience with science fairs is necessary. Having web development and/or social media skills would be an asset but not required.

Our needs are fairly basic but you could take it as far as you want! We would love some updated graphics for our website that we are redeveloping, we need some graphics for social media, and we redesign our program and a few other materials for the fair every year (t-shirts, banners, etc.)

In this position you would be part of the ORSF organizing committee and would participate in about 4 meetings a year, and if available come to the fair (on April 5th and 6th this year) to help out as well.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
The Ottawa Regional Science Fair organizing committee is looking for someone who would love to help us create social media content to promote the fair and build interest and excitement among students and teachers to participate in our fair.

Ideally the social media lead has an interest in science, but the most important thing is to have a sense for how to reach students from grade 7 to 12 though social media. No previous experience with science fairs is necessary. Having graphic design skills would be an asset but not required.

In this position you would be part of the ORSF organizing committee and would participate in about 4 meetings a year, and if available come to the fair (on April 5th and 6th this year) to help out as well.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop, enhance or share your marketing and communication skills? If so, we have a great volunteer opportunity for you!

Families Matter Co-Operative, a small but dynamic volunteer-based non-profit organization, is looking for an enthusiastic marketing and communications specialist to lead a short-term project to evaluate and identify opportunities to improve website content, social media practices and promotional materials, complete a branding exercise to modernize language and visual messaging, review and update marketing and promotional materials to ensure friendly language, message accuracy, and a professional/consistent look and feel across all platforms.

We require someone with good communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently. Knowledge of the developmental services sector and/or not-for-profit sector would be an asset but not required.

Time Commitment: 3 weeks for a total of 15-20 hours. You will be working with the Executive Director.

Organization category: Non-profit/charitable organization.

To Apply:
Please submit your résumé to info@familiesmattercoop.ca with a brief description of your interests and information as to what you hope to gain from this opportunity.

Location: c/o Makerspace North
Bay 216, 250 City Centre Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7
Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Organization: Hidden Harvest Ottawa
As we plan for our 7th year of programming, we are preparing for growth and our advisory committee is looking for two (2) new members! We welcome people from diverse backgrounds who are able to commit to monthly meetings and who have a passion for leading Trainings and Volunteer Management or Accounting and Bookkeeping.

We are looking for folks with some combination of the following values & skills:

- A strong commitment to Hidden Harvest Ottawa values, mission, and goals;
- Ability to commit a minimum of 6 hours/month to Hidden Harvest Ottawa’s monthly Advisory Committee meetings (2 hours/month) and more as needed based on your interests and the needs of the organization (4+ hours);
- Experience in non-profit/charitable/social enterprise organizational management;
- Knowledge of Ottawa's urban harvest (local fruit and nuts) and of the city's local context are an asset;
- Experience or interest in volunteer management, including: planning/delivering training, assisting with volunteer scheduling and retention, communicating with and supporting our community of amazing volunteers; OR
- Experience in or knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping, including:management of bank reconciliations and general ledgers, preparing documentation for CRA tax returns and Advisory Committee review (such as income statements, balance sheets, etcs) in order to assist in budget/program planning.

Interested?

Please submit your resume and a short written letter (300 words or less) on your experience, interests, and why you think you could be an excellent addition to our Advisory Committee. Please send all applications to info@hiddenharvestottawa.ca and be sure to write “Advisory Committee Member Interest - your name” in the subject line of your e-mail.

We can't wait to hear from you!
Location: Since our work largely takes place in the great outdoors, we don't have an official office!
Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
This will be a facilitation role in a group of male clients who have been falsely accused of domestic assault, abuse, or harassment, and who are seeking to come to terms with their experience.
Location: 292 ,Montreal Road, suite 302
Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Part of a volunteer committee that sets the goal and, plans and executes the 2019 Harvest of Hope Dinner & Charity Auction. Meetings are once per month March to November. There is the requirement to attend most meetings, solicit sponsorship, solicit auction items and sell event tickets.
Location: 20-1100 Medford Street
Deadline: Apr 5, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
Do you have experience in developing websites? Are you interested in putting your HTML abilities toward a good cause?

CAUSE Tutoring is a not-for-profit organization, operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable community in the Ottawa area by providing free one-on-one tutoring.

We are currently looking for a talented candidate to join our support team and play an essential role within our organization.

Key Duties or the Webmaster are:
● Developing and editing website content
● Proactively proposing and implementing improvements to website design and format
● Working closely with our Marketing and Recruitment teams to coordinate advertising of CAUSE activities on the website

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Proficiency in web design/formatting
● Working knowledge and experience of HTML is a must
● Working knowledge of CSS is an asset
● Experience working with Squarespace is an asset
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-2 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 13, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

A marketing team member is responsible for the following:
● Taking an active role in public relations
● Developing marketing tools, such as posters, banners, and pamphlets
● Preparing materials for events, recruitment, and branding

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Production of marketing materials
● Experience in marketing or public relations
● Experience with graphic design and campaign development
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-3 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
● We encourage those to apply even if the candidate does not have the full list of expected qualifications, as the marketing team is comprised of multiple positions
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 13, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

An administrative assistant is responsible for any of the following:
● Conducting research for various departments as assigned
● Data entry and documentation in Microsoft Word and Excel
● Data transfer in Microsoft Excel
● Drafting and editing documents, emails, and other media as assigned
● Managing the website as necessary

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
● Familiarity with Google Suite, including google docs, sheets, drive, and calendars
● Detail oriented
● Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
● Dedication of a minimum of 3-5 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 13, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

A recruitment officer is responsible for the following:
● Taking an active role in promoting volunteer recruitment for the organization at CAUSE recruitment events, including university campus "club week"
● Developing accurate job descriptions and actively recruiting for all necessary positions through social media and job boards
● Receiving and responding to applications coming through job boards, campus recruitment, website traffic, and community engagement partners
● Conducting interviews for all prospective volunteers and reviewing acceptance offers with the Director of Human Resources
● Researching points of contact at prospective recruitment avenues and reaching out to those contacts and to the community to forward recruitment efforts
● Promoting the brand and presenting the face of the organization

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Strong organizational and intrapersonal skills are a must
● Ability to network and market the organization in public spaces
● Ability to take initiative and work independently
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-2 hours per week during off-seasons; note that the hourly demands of this position fluctuates with on- and off-season peaks and may require additional time during recruitment events
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
● Please note that there is potential for a promotion to Head of Recruitment if the candidate shows strong promise
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 13, 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: May 20, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the following:
● Maintaining the volunteer database; ensuring police record checks are received and renewed and updating volunteer availability
● Overseeing administrative assistants and assigning them tasks or to other departments
● Ensuring knowledge of CAUSE Tutoring policies and procedures, and revising as needed
● Receiving and responding to general inquiries, both externally and internally
● Overseeing the department of Human Resources, ensuring all aspects are running successfully and have the information required to complete their respective roles
● Remaining available for questions from administrative assistants and recruiters regarding any aspect of their role, handling extenuating circumstances, and ensuring they are best equipped to fulfil their role successfully
● Providing internal conflict resolution, resolving concerns, and providing references for qualifying candidates
● Attending all board meetings

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Strong organizational and intrapersonal skills are a must
● Management or leadership experience is considered an asset
● Experience in human resources and volunteer coordination
● Dedication of a minimum of 5-8 hours per week; note that the hourly demands of this position fluctuates with on- and off-season peaks and may require additional time during higher influxes of tutors and support staff
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: : 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 13, 2019
Working with staff and a volunteer committee that reports to the Board of Directors. Strategic thinkers who will set financial fundraising goals, create the annual fundraising plan for this small, local charity.
Location: 20-1100 Medford Street
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
We are looking for set up (day before and day of), event and tear down volunteers.
*Volunteers may be required to lift up to 30pds. Suggested shifts of 5-6 hours. 6pm - 12am

Indulge Ottawa, the 3rd exciting signature fundraising event in support of Special Olympics Ontario – Greater Ottawa! All-inclusive sampling, live entertainment, silent and live auctions.

We are looking for two main areas for people to help. Registration (check-in, greeting, coat check) and then auction purchases.
- Check tickets, escort guests into the main room, or oversee coat check.
- Write up receipts for items purchased during live or silent auctions and handle transactions.

The other, silent/live auction,
- Oversee silent auction tables. Help pack up items and run items to winners that show receipts.

- Spotters to be set up in different parts of the room for full sight lines. Assist control with determining correct bidder number

- Record Live and Silent Auction Winners as they are determined, confirm bidder number and dollar total with auctioneer or sheet.

We will ask volunteers in either area to help with tear down at the end.
Location: 215 Preston Street, Ottawa ON K1R 7R1
Deadline: Feb 27, 2019
https://www.facebook.com/events/1992199514409572/

Voices for Women's Health is run by and for women to come together and discuss and explore the challenges and issues surrounding their health and to find solutions by beginning to build a women's' health network as a community.

The Volunteer position involves live translating the English presentations to French into a portable audio device.

It will be on March 8 from 10-12 and 1-3.
Location:
Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre
300 Des Peres Blancs, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 7L5
Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Martin is 55 years old and has been waiting 8 years for a volunteer Advocate. The ideal volunteer for Martin is someone who can act as a role model and who enjoys some of the same activities (outdoors, festivals, music and going for coffee).

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 mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 3363 St Joseph Blvd, K1C 1T1
Deadline: May 17, 2019
Alice is in her early 20s and would like a friend around the same age who is interested in going to the mall, restaurants and bars. Someone who is confident, supportive and can lead the way for her and help her extend her range of age appropriate activities.

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 mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 1876 Robertson Rd, K2H 5B8
Deadline: May 17, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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! Contact Alex for more information and to begin the interview process.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Alex to set up an interview or to get more information!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you an experienced golfer or someone who really enjoys golf? If so, someone with an intellectual disability would like to play golf with you! If you're interested, please contact Alex for more information or to set up an interview!
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a fixture in the Ottawa arts community? A person with an intellectual disability is looking for someone who would like to go check out music, theatre and concert events around Ottawa. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Alex to get more information or to set up an interview.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 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: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you have a horse? Or are really interested in horses? A person with an intellectual disability who loves horses would like to spend more time with them and learn more about horses! Perhaps going out to a stable and checking them out or if you own one spending time with your horse! If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more information!
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you love window shopping or spending time at the mall? 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. (Orleans, St. Laurent) Contact Alex for more information.
Location: 2197 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Are you a live music fan? Like getting out and watching music in a local pub? As does a couple of our members! 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 but would be good to meet in the west or downtown! If this sounds fun to you, get in touch with Alex to learn more.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 20, 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: May 20, 2019
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to accept the role of Bookstore Coordinator at their used bookstore at the North Gower Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

FOPLA’s used bookstore at this branch of the Ottawa Public Library has a dedicated clientele that enjoy browsing new titles every week. The bookstore is self-serve, meaning books are sorted and stocked by our volunteers, and customers pay for their items at the Library Circulation Desk.

The Bookstore Coordinator will oversee the general operations of the used bookstore by training new volunteers as needed, coordinating volunteer schedules, organizing sales and promotion events, performing inventory management, and reporting monthly financials to the bookstore’s Regional Coordinator. Training will be provided for all of these tasks.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a volunteer who would enjoy taking ownership of a small philanthropic project, as proceeds from the used bookstore help support the Ottawa Public Library.

Required Skills: Must be able to move/lift up to 30 lbs of books; knowledge of books; must be friendly and courteous with the public, volunteers, and library staff; must have the ability to follow instructions and work effectively under pressure; must have good organizational skills; must have access to email; must have access to transportation to volunteer location; retail or merchandising experience would be an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information go to: https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/volunteer
Location: 6579 Fourth Line Rd
North Gower, ON K0A 2T0
Deadline: Mar 31, 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: May 20, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you like to go for drives? Are you an experienced driver who is willing to teach someone else (using your car). If so, a person with an intellectual disability would love the opportunity to learn to drive with your help! If you would like to know more or would like to set up an interview, please contact Alex!
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: May 20, 2019
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to accept the role of Bookstore Coordinator at their used bookstore at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

FOPLA’s used bookstore at this busy branch of the Ottawa Public Library has a dedicated clientele that enjoy browsing new titles every week. The bookstore is manned by volunteers during peak hours, and is self-serve during all other hours. Books are sorted and stocked by our volunteers, and customers pay for their items at the Library Circulation Desk when no volunteer is present.

The Bookstore Coordinator will oversee the general operations of the used bookstore by training new volunteers as needed, coordinating volunteer schedules, organizing sales and promotion events, performing inventory management, and reporting monthly financials to the bookstore’s Regional Coordinator. Training will be provided for all of these tasks.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a volunteer who would enjoy taking ownership of a small philanthropic project, as proceeds from the used bookstore help support the Ottawa Public Library.

Required Skills: Must be able to move/lift up to 30 lbs of books; knowledge of books; must be friendly and courteous with the public, volunteers, and library staff; must have the ability to follow instructions and work effectively under pressure; must have good organizational skills; must have access to email; must have access to transportation to volunteer location; retail or merchandising experience would be an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information go to: https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/volunteer
Location: 120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2
Deadline: Mar 31, 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: May 20, 2019
Organization: Maison d'amitié
Maison d’amitié est un endroit sécuritaire et accessible où les femmes peuvent être écoutées, supportées et où elles peuvent se réfugier temporairement. Elle compte deux maisons distinctes qui ont une capacité d’accueillir 15 femmes et enfants. Elle fut fondée en 1976 dans le but de venir en aide aux femmes victimes de violence et à leurs enfants.
SOMMAIRE DU POSTE
Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat : Région d’Ottawa
Vérification des antécédents en vue d'un travail auprès de personnes vulnérables exigée: oui
Engagement: Court terme - Long terme entre 6 mois et un an
Disponibilité: Journées; Soirées; Fins de semaine; Flexible
Langue préférée: Français

Maison d’amitié recherche des bénévoles dotés de talents divers afin d’améliorer le quotidien de nos résidentes et de leurs enfants. Les activités sont variées :

DESCRIPTION DES FONCTIONS ET RESPONSABILITÉS
1. Aide aux femmes
 Organiser et/ou accompagner les femmes lors d’activités extérieures : promenade à pied, sorties au parc, rendez-vous chez le médecin, sorties de magasinage, déménagement…
 Organiser une fête de retrouvailles; communiquer avec les ex-résidentes, rechercher des dons, faire et installer les décorations, etc.
 Programmer des soirées à thème.
 Planifier et animer des activités : yoga, méditation, couture, piano, tricot, journée de la femme, etc.
 Élaborer et animer des ateliers sur divers sujets : lecture, gérer un budget, la mise en beauté, l’alimentation, créer un curriculum vitae, cours de langue (anglais), etc.

2. Aide aux enfants
 Faire du gardiennage pour rendez-vous, sorties, ateliers, déménagement.
 Accompagnement sorties : musées, parcs, etc.
 Aide aux devoirs – Lecture : l’heure du conte
 Activité de bricolage dans la salle de jeu : thème Halloween, Noël, etc.
 Cuisiner des recettes simples : biscuits, gâteaux, etc.
 Organiser des fêtes d’enfants.

3. Aide à Maison d’amitié
 Organiser le rangement des dons, de la lingerie, de la bibliothèque et du garage.
 Organiser les objets pour les trousses de bienvenue et faire des trousses.
 Faire du jardinage.
 Décorer les maisons.
 Aider aux travaux de rénovations et à l’entretien : peinture, rideaux, etc.

Nous sommes également ouvertes à vos suggestions qui visent à enrichir la vie des femmes et de leurs enfants de Maison d’amitié.

Merci de remplir le formulaire et nous le renvoyer :
https://maisondamitie.ca/comment-nous-aider/benevolat/

Location: 40 Cobourg St, Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
Organization: Nepean Sailing Club
The National Capital Able Sail Association (NCASA) at the Nepean Sailing Club (NSC) is looking for 4-5 Assistants to the Marketing/Communications Coordinator. These individuals will form a team under the guidance of the Marketing/Communications Coordinator and the President of NCASA. The goal is to create an outreach program to interest the physically disabled community to try adaptive sailing at the NSC for the 2019 sailing season and beyond. The type of work would include speaking with Resource Teachers by phone at all public and seperate schools in Ottawa to introduce them and their physcially disabled students to the NSC Able Sail Program. The work would also include promoting the NSC Able Sail Program at various Recreational Fairs in the Ottawa area, creating a social media campaign, and press releases to promote the program as well as the upcoming 2019 Ottawa Mobility Cup Regatta taking place in September 2019. There will be some requirement to organize small events and social functions for the NCASA membership as part of a promotional tool to welcome new members to the program. There would be a requirement to attend a NCASA Board meeting every 2nd month (2 hour meeting) to update the Board of Directors on your progress. There would be a requirement to meet once every 2nd week to sit down with the Marketing & Communications Team (M&C Team) to plan and move forward with varioius projects.
Location: NATIONAL CAPITAL ABLE SAIL ASSOCIATION AT THE NEPEAN SAILING CLUB
3259 Carling
Ottawa, On K2H 1A6
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
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