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Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Kanata Food Cupboard
The Kanata Food Cupboard is dedicated to ensuring that the organization recruits the board members it needs to ensure maximum impact, while striving to support and promote excellence in board service.

The Kanata Food Cupboard Board of Directors comprises leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. The Kanata Food Cupboard is incorporated Federally and operates as a charitable organization recognized by Canada Revenue Agency.

Our board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and believe that each and every organization needs a strong and effective board to fully realize its potential for good. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the Kanata Food Cupboard to advance its mission.

The Kanata Food Cupboard Board of Directors comprises leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Serving on the Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about helping those who are food insecure in the Kanata community.

Board members are expected to have the financial acumen to read and understand financial statements and to otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.
Board members are expected to attend up to 12 board meetings per year. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and to come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.
Board members are expected to serve on one or more committees of the board and to participate in committee work as needed.

Board terms last for two years and board members can serve for up to five consecutive terms.

We are currently recruiting diverse leaders with expertise in Board Leadership, Fundraising, Donor Stewardship, Marketing, Operations, and Human Resources.

The Kanata Food Cupboard is seeking well-connected leaders who are passionate about providing the healthiest food choices possible to those in need in Kanata, and can leverage his/her networks and resources in support of efforts to positively impact the work of the charity.

The ideal candidate has a track-record of supporting charitable causes, passion for the mission, and leadership skills to help lead Board discussions.

The ideal board candidate would have prior non-profit board member experience or have received formal board training, although not necessary.

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Chair@kanatafoodcupboard.ca by May 7, 2019.
Location: 340 Legget Drive
Deadline: May 7, 2019
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is recruiting new Board members with experience with the volunteer sector, mental health and/or fundraising. Board members meet ten times a year to provide leadership and direction to the organization. Commitments include attending an annual planning day, participation in fundraising activities and in committee work. They carry out work between meetings and engage with the Ancoura community at the AGM, Annual Christmas Dinner and other events. Work is carried out in a friendly, collegial and professional manner. Board members act as ambassadors for Ancoura in relationships with outside organizations. They assist the Board Chair and Nominating Committee to identify and recruit other board members.
Location: 30 Cleary Aveue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
**New Program: Quit the smoke-break (QTSB)!**
Health Promotion and Community Outreach

Key Responsibility:
Work with QTSB Intervention Leads to ensure that site visits and conversations with trade workers are carried out smoothly and efficiently.

Trained Volunteers are needed to assist the Intervention Leads with the delivery of the following types of activities:
o Distribute quit kits, t-shirts to smokers & helpers
o Carbon Monoxide testing using standardized process
o Organize and track use of support tools by participants
o Ensure safe and confidential storage of data
o Transport supplies to designated intervention station
o Post or update signs
o Set out materials for information table
o Assist staff partner to complete Contest entry forms
o Assist smokers wanting to complete intake form for Quit

Ideal candidates will:
• have strong verbal and inter-personal communication skills
• be comfortable speaking and interacting with people from diverse communities
• appreciate the importance of quitting smoking as a health promotion initiative
• be reliable and able to get to construction sites as scheduled
• be comfortable speaking to trades workers (primarily men) from diverse communities
•be comfortable working in trailers, lunch areas, or outdoor areas on active construction sites
• be willing and able to have regular communication with Intervention staff partner via e-mail or phone for last minute schedule changes
• will be able to administer Carbon Monoxide testing (smart technology) with people trying to quit smoking (training provided)

Training Requirements (all costs are covered):
• Complete of Training at Heights certification
• Complete Program Orientation webinar
• Complete 30 minute training on use of Carbon Monoxide testing unit
• Optional completion of 10 hr on-line Tobacco Control overview course

Time Commitment:
Approximately 15-20 hours per round.
Focused times of the year: June-July 2019 and Aug-October 2019




Location: 116 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G3
Deadline: May 31, 2019
What is Involved:
By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will strengthen relationships with existing sponsors and attract new sponsors. Working with your committee you are responsible for prospecting, developing and establishing new relationships and leads, both in cash and in-kind sponsorships.

Position Details:
•Leverage your personal and professional networks to identify Run for the Cure leads within the corporate and business community.
•Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc
•Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship.
•Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.

Time Commitment: (May 2019 - October 2019)
•Full participation in monthly meetings. Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings.
•Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6, 2019
•Weekly tasks averaging 3 - 5 hours per week depending on the scope of the tasks and the time of year.
•Attendance at additional weekend events are required.
•In person availability from October 4 to 6.

What You Bring to this Position: You are excited and motivated to support ways to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure. You have the ability to network and negotiate and are willing to leverage and expand community connections. You have strong communication skills and are comfortable speaking to groups and presenting requests. (Due to sponsor hours some tasks might be required to be performed during your workday.)
Location: 116 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G3
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Jamie really likes to chat and would benefit from being matched with a volunteer Advocate who has an outgoing personality. Someone who can help him grow through social interaction and some practical skills.

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: 1300 Main St, Stittsville K2S 1A3
Deadline: Jun 21, 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: Jun 21, 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: Jun 21, 2019
Ben, aged 23, is a happy person with a nice personality. He enjoys going to the gym and for long walks. He also likes going to restaurants and watching movies/cartoons. He has been waiting over three and half years for a volunteer Advocate who shares his interests and who can spend time with him each week.

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: 2011 Glenfern Ave, Gloucester, ON K1J 6H2
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Patricia is a senior who lives in her own home with her beloved cat. She would benefit from an intentional friendship with someone who also loves cats and who is willing to meet her in her home most weeks, with the occasional outing to Tim Hortons.

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: 1355 Richmond Rd, K2B 6R7
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Julian loves food too! He is in his early 50s and lives with an acquired brain injury and is looking for a volunteer Advocate to spend time socializing with him over a cup of coffee and meals out. In addition to enjoying food, you are also someone who is patient and accepting of others.

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: 3095 Carling Ave, K2H 5A5
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Chloe loves walking in nature, her animals, going out for coffee or picnics and long drives. She is very sociable and open minded and enjoys laughing. She is looking for a volunteer Advocate who can spend time with her to improve her quality of life.

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: 444 St Laurent Blvd, K1K 2Z6
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Christine lives in a retirement home and would be interested in being matched with someone who would like a new friend. She is interested in talking to people, reading, going to mall, listening to music and going out to enjoy activities in her community.

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: 940 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Wendell loves music, the sound of water, playing catch and watching TV. He would benefit from having a volunteer Advocate who would spend time with him each week sharing his 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: 117 Centrepointe Dr,
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Petra’s world has shrunk because of progressive eye condition. She would love a volunteer Advocate to socialize with, someone who could help her get back out in to her community and who shares some of her interests –theatre, singing, walking and aqua fit. If you can, Petra would also like help with some practical tasks and to find new activities that accommodate her diminishing vision.

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: 2860 Ahearn Ave, Ottawa K2B 6Z9
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
We have over 300 people with disabilities in Ottawa who are feeling isolated and alone, wishing they had a volunteer friend and advocate through our organization. Most of them will have to wait two and a half years to be matched. Will you help one person to get off of our waiting list?

Being a volunteer advocate is convenient, flexible, and rewarding. We match people one-on-one, who live in locations convenient to each other, and with similar interests and shared activities. You spend time with your match, with the possibility of also including your family and friends. You get together three or four times a month at your convenience, and do what friends do: go for coffee, take a walk, or get out to an event. This can have a huge impact in the life of someone with a disability who is feeling isolated and alone.

As a volunteer you need to be over the age of 18 and 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.

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. People need people!

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org OR 613-761-9522 ext. 222

À Ottawa, plus de 300 personnes isolées à cause de leurs handicaps souhaiteraient être jumelées à travers notre organisation avec un ami et défenseur bénévole. La plupart attendront 2 ans et demi avant d’être jumelées. Aimeriez-vous aider une de ces personnes à être rayée de nos listes d’attente?

Si vous aimez passer du temps avec les gens et vous êtes disponible pendant une ou deux heures par semaine, nous vous invitons à communiquer avec nous. Un bénévole doit avoir 18 ans ou plus et être prêt à s’engager pour un jumelage de 12 mois [N.B : Votre statut au Canada peut affecter votre capacité à réaliser cet engagement, par exemple visa de visiteur, visa d'étudiant, demandeur de statut de réfugié]. L’encadrement et le soutien continu sont fournis aux bénévoles.

Vous pouvez avoir un profond impact dans la vie d’une personne ayant un handicap de plusieurs façons: en diminuant sa solitude, en l’aidant à réaliser ses rêves, en développant son réseau personnel, en diminuant sa vulnérabilité, en augmentant son estime de soi et en contribuant à améliorer sa santé physique et mentale.

COMMUNIQUEZ AVEC NOUS: mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org OU 613-761-9522 poste 222
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm. There are no Board Meetings in the summer. After our AGM in June, the Board Meetings resume in September. For our governance model, we're a modified collective and a 'working board'. Board and Staff members work together on various committees.
Location: 488 Wilbrod St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
Deadline: May 3, 2019
What is involved:
Together with the Run for the Cure committee you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. As Community Outreach Lead, you will help shape the strategic direction of the event by identifying opportunities for growth and success to invite the community to take part and support Run.

Position Details:
Identifying and implementing opportunities to promote Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) with the goal of bringing on new participants
With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead, co-ordinate pre-Run promotional activities
With your committee ensure logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion leading up to the event.

Time Commitment:
Monthly committee meetings from May to October and biweekly in August and September
Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year
Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day October 6
In person availability October 4 and 5 and 6

What You Bring to this Position:
You are excited and motivated to introduce Run to new audiences and get them excited to participate. Your excellent marketing and promotional skills and ability to be flexible during business hours in order to respond to emails and phone calls will be an asset. You are ready to use your organizational skills to help others engage with this community event in a meaningful way.
Location: 116 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K6H 1B1
Deadline: May 31, 2019
**HEAVY LIFTING REQUIRED** Volunteers will help pack up after the event on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Pack up equipment, remove cones, barricades and other infrastructure, tables and chairs, load up truck, etc.
Location: 2960 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Apr 28, 2019
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. Here are upcoming dates we need volunteers for:
April 17th, 2019
May 14th, 2019
May 16th, 2019
Location: various schools across the city
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
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. Here are upcoming dates we need volunteers for:
April 17th, 2019
May 14th, 2019
May 16th, 2019
Location: various schools across the city
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Experienced table tennis players assist seniors to enjoy the sport every Sunday afternoon. Volunteers should be able to retrieve balls (nets provided to avoid bending) and serve/return the ball so it is accessible for the seniors to continue play.
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Support a volunteer with a disability by guiding through the
home and assisting to take off and put on coat at start and end of shift. On Thursday afternoons, will visit veterans together as a team & may help with group activities such as Bingo. ** Please apply online at www.perleyrideau.ca **
Location: 1750 Russell Rd.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
• Pick up clients at their family homes and transport to their community programs at the beginning of the day
• Return clients to their family homes at the end of the day
• Drive DeafBlind Ontario Services’ wheelchair accessible van, ensuring safe driving practices
Location: 2386 Heaton Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1G 1J2
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Organization: The Arthritis Society
The Walk for Arthritis is The Arthritis Society’s marquee fundraising event. The Walk unites those who feel the emotional and physical pain of arthritis in communities across the country to fund a cure and improve the lives of those living with arthritis. Walking together for seven years, the Walk has raised over $10 million to help erase the pain of arthritis.

There are many volunteer roles including: registration, Family Zone, Cheerleaders, Route Marshals, and more!

Sunday, June 2nd at Carleton University's Alumni Park
Approx: 7:30 am-1:00 pm

Please sign up to volunteer : Walkforarthritis.ca and click on "Participate" and follow the instructions to volunteer.
Location: Carleton University - Alumni Park
Deadline: May 30, 2019
Waupoos Family Farm is a registered non-profit organization with a unique charitable mission to serve families that live below the poverty line through facilitating a community experience. We provide families with children 16 and under with affordable vacation opportunities during summer and select long weekends during the rest of the year.

Many of the families who come to enjoy the farm are in need of a ride to get here or back home. If you are available to provide occasional rides, please contact us. Must have own vehicle

A criminal records check (vulnerable sector) is required (no charge for volunteers) Volunteers are contacted about 1-2 weeks in advance when a family needs a ride to and from the farm. When volunteers are available for these dates, they indicate their willingness to assist.

Here are the times we need help with transportation for families:
Summer vacations (JUly and August) begin on Monday afternoons and end on Sunday before noon.
Most Waupoos vacations during the school year fall around long weekends. Arrival for families is usually late afternoon (3-6 PM), usually Friday; and departure is typically on the holiday Monday morning before noon.

We have car seats available if the family or the driver do not have them.

Individuals who have a van are especially needed Ibut all volunteers are welcome as some families are small.
Location: 2050 Rideau Road, Ottawa, ON K1X 1B1
Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Waupoos Family Farm offers vacations for those who need them most. Hundreds of area families living below the poverty line join us for a period of 3 to 6 days throughout the year to rest, have fun and spend time together as a family. With your help, we can help these families find much-needed recreation and family time.

We are working on completing the painting in our cottages; walls, ceilings and some trim. Much has been completed already. We just need to finish the task. before winter.
Paint, and painting supplies provided. Just needs your contribution to finish the job!
Groups welcome.
Schedule very flexible.
Call us, email (contact@waupoos.com) or visit our website, www.waupoos.com to learn more about Waupoos and our mission to serve families in need.

Please note, transportation is required as Waupoos Farm is not located on a bus route
Location: 2050 Rideau Road, Ottawa, ON K1X 1B1
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019- 9am to 3pm
Lots of opportunities to contribute, meet people, work as a team and enjoy a day in the country! Come help clean up after winter; put away shovels etc,. Cottage and lodge cleaning, wash windows; clean kitchens, awaken the gardens, rake away remaining leaves etc. A hot lunch will be provided to volunteers.

Call us, email: contact@waupoos.com; or visit our website; www.waupoos.com for further details.
**Waupoos is not on an OC Transpo route. Own transportation is needed.
Location: 2050 Rideau Road, Ottawa K1X 1B1
Deadline: May 4, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Primary Role
• Regularly sort incoming and outgoing donations especially during the months of July and August
• Assist in inventory management and ‘filter-out’ out dated styles
• Make recommendations for changes to inventory management
• Maintain functionality of SHS space to facilitate suiting appointments
• Help organize and maintain cleanliness of stock room
• Help in seasonal change-over inventory

Secondary Roles
• Assist with suiting appointments if needed
• Attend board of director’s meetings if needed
• Provide suiting and fashion training to current and new volunteers
• Prepare information sheets for clients on fashion tips

Preferred Qualifications
• Person of good character, friendly and responsible
• Self motivated, reliable with a desire to make a change in the community
• Solid understanding of men’s formal/semi-formal fashion trends and standards
• Remain current on men’s fashion trends and styles
• Good understanding of appropriate interview and work space attire
• Be able to work self sufficiently
• Good organizational and communication skills
• Be physically fit and able to lift, carry and push up to 30 lbs

Notable Assets but not required
• Bilingualism; English and French. Please note any other language skills
• Experience in men’s formal retail/inventory management. Other retail experience considered
• Interpersonal with colleagues and public; willing to professionally represent SHS at events
• Own a vehicle and willing to perform donation picks -ups and/or assist with pick ups

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: May 31, 2019
Organization: Camp Misquah
Camp Misquah is looking for help as it looks to build its organization, examine its capacity and restructure its board. It wants to better organize itself to benefit from volunteers,and to develop a plan for management of the Camp Misquah facility, near Gracefield, Quebec. This work would be in Ottawa and would be mostly in the evenings.
Location: To be determined
Deadline: Apr 27, 2019
We are looking for individuals who have experience with media content management on various platforms including twitter, fb, LinkedIn, and our website. We wish to raise awareness about the important educational and medical work that we do in South India. We are looking for someone preferably with not-for-profit experience who can write content and develop media that will help our non-profit continue to grow in Ottawa, across Canada and around the world. Do you have the following qualifications: - Proven website content skills, particularly in not-for-profit - Strong IT and written communications skills - Highly-motivated and well-organized - Research experience Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that relieves the effects of poverty and creates new opportunities in South India. Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the needs and opportunities that people in South India and Nepal face. We support 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 16 medical, educational and Syrian disaster relief programs that relieve poverty and create the foundation for social change.
Location: Virtual office
Deadline: May 30, 2019
We are looking for individuals who have experience with media content management on various platforms including twitter, fb, LinkedIn, and our website. We wish to raise awareness about the important educational and medical work that we do in South India. We are looking for someone preferably with not-for-profit experience who can write content and develop media that will help our non-profit continue to grow in Ottawa, across Canada and around the world. Do you have the following qualifications: - Proven website content skills, particularly in not-for-profit - Strong IT and written communications skills - Highly-motivated and well-organized - Research experience Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that relieves the effects of poverty and creates new opportunities in South India and for Syrian Refugees in the Middle East and Europe. Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the needs and opportunities that people in South India and Nepal face. We support 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 16 medical, educational and Syrian disaster relief programs that relieve poverty and create the foundation for social change.
Location: Virtual office
Deadline: May 30, 2019
We are looking for individuals who have experience with website maintenance and design. We wish to raise awareness about the important educational and medical work that we do in South India. We are looking for someone preferably with not-for-profit experience who can redesign our website to help our non-profit continue to grow in Ottawa, across Canada and around the world. Do you have the following qualifications: - Proven website design skills, particularly in not-for-profit - Strong IT and written communications skills - Highly-motivated and well-organized - Research experience.
Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a registered charity that relieves the effects of poverty and creates new opportunities in South India and for Syrian Refugees in the Middle East and Europe. Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the needs and opportunities that people in South India and Nepal face. We support awareness in local communities throughout the world for our programs and the direct benefit that the programs deliver. Globally we share by engaging volunteers all over the world in supporting our charitable partners as we carry out 10 medical, educational and Syrian disaster relief programs that relieve poverty and create the foundation for social change.
Location: Virtual office
Deadline: May 31, 2019
We are looking for a Program director for the Bridging Cultures with Dance program. This program is designed to be senior (55+) led and organised. By the end of the year we will have 4 new dance classes and 1 cooking club, all of which will be free to attend.
Location: 397 Kent St.
Deadline: Apr 27, 2019
Getting to the food bank and carrying heavy boxes home is not possible for many people with mobility issues, and as such Caldwell is looking for volunteers to deliver groceries twice a month. The deliveries usually take place during the day on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Location: 20 1100 MEDFORD ST
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Date: Sunday, May 5

Time: Plan to arrive by 6:30 a.m. and check-in at the Volunteer Registration Area – follow the signs. Your shift is 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Duties: Assemble and place barricades and pylons along the route. Responsible for traffic control by directing cyclists, in-line skaters and walkers, informing motorists of road closures, and taking down pylons and barricades following the event. Route Assistants work in pairs. You will be given a safety vest and must return it before leaving.

Prior to Departure: Please sign in at the Volunteer Registration Area. Line up at your bus number in the hall, outside of the cafeteria and be ready to depart at the determined load time/departure time. Your bus supervisor will provide your zone number and details on procedures as you are transported to your assigned barricade. If you have a cell phone, please bring it to facilitate easy communication with your Route Captain. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR POST UNLESS THE ROUTE CAPTAIN GIVES PERMISSION.

As a volunteer, you’ll receive:

Breakfast snack
A snack bag to take with you and BBQ lunch when you return
A short-sleeved CN Cycle for CHEO volunteer t-shirt
Entry into the volunteer prize draw
Transportation to and from your barricade
Must be at Least 16 Years of Age.

Please register at: https://cncycle.ca/volunteer/

Location: Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place Ottawa
Deadline: May 3, 2019
We are looking for volunteers to work with adults with communication disorders in a physiotherapy group setting. Volunteers will work under the supervision of trained physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants to help facilitate and support to complete exercise programs.
Location: 2081 Merivale Road Suite 300
Deadline: Jul 3, 2019
Organization: Canadian Heritage
Join the biggest party in Canada! You can volunteer at Major's Hill Park, on Parliament Hill or at the Canadian Museum of History!
- Crowd Management
- Flag Distribution
- Activity Assistant
- Information Officer
- Water distribution
Location: Ottawa and Gatineau
Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
We are looking for volunteers to work with adults with communication disorders. Volunteers will work under the supervision of trained speech-language professionals to help facilitate language through activities and conversation groups.
Location: 2081 Merivale Road Suite 300
Deadline: Jul 3, 2019
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.

Our coaching team will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of running your sessions.

We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Volunteer Assistant to Lead to Mentor to Coaching Director.

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.

We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable and have high levels of energy/enthusiasm!

Work Experience

• Soccer playing/coaching experience

• Experience of communicating with members of the general public and young children

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)

• The right aptitude for coaching young children (under 7’s)

• Ability to work as part of a team.
Location: Venues Accross Ottawa
Deadline: Apr 28, 2019
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the community?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for volunteers to interact with and help serve lunch to our residents any day of the week from 12pm to 1pm!

Please send an email to volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca if you are interested!
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for a new member for our Residency Committee. Must have previous experience with seniors.

Description:
• Participate in monthly residency meetings on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

• Discuss agenda items including issues relating to the wellbeing of current residents, problem solving, planning events, and handling enquires from people in the community who are interested in living at Abbeyfield.

• There is also an evening Residents' Meeting once every two months. This meeting gives the residents an opportunity to voice any ideas, questions or concerns they may have.
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a residency committee secretary that will assist with:
--Liaising with the Chair, House Manager and Committee Members to plan meetings
--Receiving agenda items from committee members
--Circulating agendas and reports
--Taking minutes of Residency Committee and meeting with residents
--Circulating minutes at least one week prior to meeting
--Checking that agreed actions are carried out.
--Keeping up-to-date contact details (i.e. names, addresses and telephone numbers) for the management committee and (where relevant) ordinary members of the organization.
--Filing minutes and reports
--Compiling lists of names and addresses that are useful to the organisation, including those of appropriate officials or officers of voluntary organisations.
--Keeping a record of the committee's activities
--Keeping a diary of future activities

The Residency Committee meets once per month for 3 hours (typically the 2nd Wednesday of the month, in the morning).
Time commitment: 6 hours per month.

This position is ideal for someone with understanding of meeting procedures and skills in minute taking.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 1, 2019
The Supervised Access Program is a province wide program, set up and funded through the Office of the Ontario Attorney General. Supervised Access Centers offer a safe, neutral and child-focused setting where visits and exchanges between children and non-custodial parents can take place under the supervision of trained staff and volunteers.
Our volunteers:
- Supervise visits between non-custodial parents and child(ren),
- Work closely with staff to ensure the safety and comfort of the child(ren) for the duration of the visit,
- Redirect/intervene when visit guidelines are broken,
- Record detailed observation notes that provide factual information about each visit.

We are looking for individuals who:
- Have experience working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds,
- Are aware of their own biases, emotions, and beliefs,
- Are reliable, empathetic, attentive to detail, and diplomatic,
- Are able to set boundaries and maintain client confidentiality,
- Can recognize and respond effectively to situations where the safety and well-being of children, parents, staff, volunteers, and the wider community could be at risk,
- Are available week-ends and can commit to one year of service,
- Speak fluent English or French; ability to speak other languages is a bonus!

We are always recruiting volunteers and would love to have you attend our next training session!

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information. Volunteers@familyservicesottawa.org or (613) 725-3601 ext. 123.
Location: 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
To visit residents one on one, on a regular basis, in order to provide friendship and companionship.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
To assist staff in providing a pleasurable dining experience for residents at meal times. You will do that by ensuring residents are served in a timely, gentle and respectful manner. Applicant must be sensitive to the needs of the elderly. Screening is conducted on all applicants to ensure suitability for position of trust. Orientation to the Home and training is provided.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
To visit residents one on one, on a regular basis, in order to provide friendship and companionship.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
To assist with / or run a variety of games for the enjoyment of residents. (Chess, board games, bowling, bingo,...)
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
The volunteer will assist the Rehabilitation Service Worker in providing individual and group rehab services to the residents of the Home. (ie. exercise programs, walking, etc) Volunteer must be available from 9 - 12, at least once a week on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Screening is conducted on all applicants to ensure suitability for position of trust. Very good learning opportunity. Many other benefits.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
You would escort residents to and from their floors down to the Gathering Place for Mass. You would be present at mass and assist with residents as needed.
We offer Mass every day except Saturdays. You would help from 09:30 to 11:30 when here. Some volunteer choose to help one day a week where others offer to help on several days per week.
This position required allot of walking and pushing wheelchairs of all sizes.
Location: 2865 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
As an RHA Assistant you will help the Recreation Department with activities on the floor, escorting residents to and from activities, visiting residents and any other duties as assigned.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, On K0G 1S0
Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
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