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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: Ausome Ottawa
We are looking for volunteers to support kids with autism at various Ausome Ottawa sports programs. In the coming months, we are offering soccer, waterpolo, basketball, gymnastics and fundamental movement.

If you like kids and have an open mind, you will LOVE this opportunity.

Families welcome.
Reliable high school students welcome.
Location: Various sports venues throughout Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
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: Nov 17, 2018
Making popcorn for movie goers is the life blood of the snack bar and movie. You will learn not only how to operate the popcorn machine to make the delicious popcorn but packaging the popcorn, and how to clean and maintain the equipment We operate every Saturday afternoon and every second Friday evening providing family entertainment that can be enjoyed.(except Christmas & Easter) You will need to complete an application form located on our website www.familycinema.ca under Account Info Volunteer login/Registration...click on Registration.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave., Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
We are all volunteers and there are many ways to help from ushers who greet and seat the audience, to help with set-up and take-down of posters, signs and tables...to help turn a school hall way and auditorium into a full fledged cinema including snack bar and box office. Volunteers occasionally assist with childrens' birthday party celebrations, on stage activities, helping at the donation table and so much more. We are in need of mature volunteers with life skills who are committed to helping us help the community. Interested volunteers are asked to complete the application form found at www.familycinema.ca under Account Info...Volunteer login/Registration...click on Registration...references required.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with operations at their book distribution centre, located at the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre, 100 Tallwood Drive in Nepean.

Volunteers at the monthly Mammoth Used Book Sale will be responsible for moving and arranging heavy boxes of used books for sale; helping to tear down and clean up after monthly Mammoth Used Book Sales, which take place one Saturday a month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Time Required: Approximately two hours at the start of the sale day for setup; customer service and assistance during the sale; cleanup and tear-down after the sale (approx. 5 hours once a month).

Skills Required: Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds; friendly and courteous with the public; ability to make change. A Police record check will be required as volunteers will be handling cash.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: 100 Tallwood Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with operations between 10AM - 4PM on Mondays at their used book distribution facility, located at the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre, 100 Tallwood Drive in Nepean.

Distribution facility volunteers will be responsible for moving and arranging heavy boxes of books (up to 60lbs), book sorting, scanning, shelving, answering telephone calls, assisting and meeting with the public, handling donations and sales, preparing boxes for shipment, and accepting donations of books. Volunteer may also assist with FOPLA's monthly Mammoth used book sale, which occurs one Saturday a month.

Language: English proficiency required. Bilingual (French) is an asset.

Skills Required: Knowledge of books and customer service skills. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs; must be friendly and courteous with the public; must have the ability to follow instructions and guidance and work effectively under pressure; must have the ability to make change. The ability to work under their own initiative is also important.

A Police record check will be required as volunteers in this role will be handling cash.

Time Requirement: Minimum 3 hours/week

We thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: 100 Tallwood Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
100 volunteers needed to collect donations in the stands (working in pairs)

15 volunteers needed to sell "Hockey Fights Cancer" merchandise alongside Ottawa Senators wives and girlfriends.

November 15th, 5 PM until approximately 10 PM
Canadian Tire Centre

Volunteers can sign up directly on line - copy and paste this URL: https://myccsschedule.volunteerhub.com/events/search?q=hockey

Location: Canadian Tire Centre
1000 Palladium Dr, Ottawa, ON K2V 1A5
Deadline: Nov 14, 2018
The Program Liaison will be the main point of contact between the Ottawa Special Olympics Council and the programs. Volunteers are required to have access to a vehicle as this role involves monthly visits to program sites to collect feedback and liaise with sport program volunteers and coaches.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Seeking a volunteer to provide chair yoga to seniors in a Long Term Care home. Person must be qualified and comfortable working with seniors.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
need a number of volunteers to help operate and serve food and alcohol in our cafe. Must have smart serve certification.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Looking for volunteers with cats or dogs to visit residents. Animals must have recent immunization and proof. Animals must be comfortable in large setting and always under control. Dogs must be able to sit and allow residents to pat them. Prefer that the dogs don't jump up on the residents.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Looking for volunteers with cats or dogs to visit residents. Animals must have recent immunization and proof. Animals must be comfortable in large setting and always under control. Dogs must be able to sit and allow residents to pat them. Prefer that the dogs don't jump up on the residents.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Visit residents at Peter D. Clark long term care home whom are requiring palliative care. The volunteer will sit and socialize or just read to the resident. Your role is to provide the resident with companionship and remove the feeling of being alone.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
provide residents with spiritual visits. Most of the time it is to be able to listen and comfort residents.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
helping residents with their meals. Cuing or actual feeding. Volunteers will be given training by a qualified Registered Nurse.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Volunteers will help bring residents to the main lounge for a social tea event every Tuesday afternoon. The volunteers will serve tea, and socialize with seniors.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Nepean, Ontario
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Companion to visit with residents and socialize. escort resident to the gardens or to activity programs.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Bingo assistant will help residents play bingo by cuing them on the numbers as well as portering the resident to and from the bingo. You may be asked to lead the bingo by being a caller.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for administrative duties related to volunteer registration and providing information to new volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator will liaise with the Volunteer Lead to determine program needs. This is an operational role and attendance at monthly meetings is not required. Excellent organizational and computer skills required, as well as access to a computer.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 5, 2018
Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling,life skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position. Bilingual asset.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Organization: Upstream Ottawa
Since 1985, Upstream Ottawa has been a not-for-profit agency that empowers youth and adults with mental health challenges in their pursuit of a fulfilling life. Our agency is comprised of Mental Health Case Managers committed to providing the highest client centered services.

Upstream is seeking for volunteer handy woman/ handy man. The volunteers will ensure that Upstream clients are living in a safe and well-maintained environment, by donating their time to perform a variety of simple repairs, odd jobs both outside and inside the client’s home, as assigned by the Program Coordinator. This opportunity is on an as-needed basis and has the unique ability to work around one’s schedule. All assignments occur Monday-Friday during business hours based on client requests and volunteer availability.

A snapshot of what you do:
o Performs a variety of minor repairs and odd jobs both outside and inside the client’s home, as assigned by the Program Coordinator;
o A few task examples are: Fitting/checking smoke detectors (batteries); Tightening doorknobs, locks, adjusting hinges; Replacing light bulbs
o Purchasing necessary supplies for repairs. Will be reimbursed with receipt.
o Debrief Program Coordinator as necessary;

Bonus skills and abilities
o Assist clients with moving on occasion
o Have access to vehicle in order to deliver furniture on occasion

Applicants for this opportunity must have:
o Experience in the skilled trades
o Experience and ability to complete minor repairs and odd jobs
o Vulnerable Records Check
o Two references (that can prove character for specific position)

A successful applicant:
o Is at least 18 years of age
o Has access to reliable transportation
o Has access to appropriate tools (preferable)
o Is warm, friendly, courteous manner
o Is positive people oriented personality
o Is punctual and reliable
o Understands the needs, interests and concerns Upstream clients
o Has the ability to work without supervision
o Is non-judgmental and accepting of diverse values and beliefs
o Has emotional resilience, stability and maturity
o Has good communication skills in English
o Maintains confidentiality
o Can accept and abide by the limits and boundaries of the program


To APPLY, Please complete the following online form: http://bit.ly/2mJ9baX

For more information about Upstream Ottawa, please visit our website: www.upstreamottawa.ca
Location: 204-100 Craig Henry Dr., Ottawa ON K2G5W3
Deadline: Jan 1, 2019
Organization: Upstream Ottawa
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity that enables you to give back to your community, get out of the house, and have flexible hours? This may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Upstream is seeking volunteer drivers to assist/accompany clients in accessing medical appointments or other scheduled activities in the community. Transportation may often be a challenge for clients battling with mental illness. As many go without services due to issues relating to transportation, this often proves to be a significant barrier to their recovery.

Eligible candidates must possess a valid driver licence, be 25 years of age or over, have a clean driving record, own their own vehicle and have an insurance policy with a minimum of $1 million coverage. Experience working in the mental health field would be desired.

Prior to commencing as a volunteer driver you will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Record Check..

Volunteer drivers are well-trained and supported in their role, and are important ambassadors for Upstream Ottawa. We offer flexible day-time driving opportunities based on your schedule.

To apply, please complete the following online form: http://bit.ly/2mJ9baX
Location: 204-100 Craig Henry Dr
Deadline: Jan 1, 2019
Organization: Free the Falls
We require 4 research managers to research 4 major topics of research planned or underway regarding Akikodjiwan/Chaudiere Falls and its islands and the Ottawa River. freethefalls.ca

We also require capacity to ensure that volunteers are identified, selected and correctly managed while volunteering.

The first is related to the dismantling of the Chaudiere Dam to free the falls.

The second is related to the rezoning of the most sacred area for the indigenous people for 2,000 km - Chaudiere Falls and islands from parkland to a land of mixed-use community (condos, shops, restaurants, parks, and hotels) for the $1.5B Zibi development. freethefalls.ca

The third concerns making the Ottawa River a legal person like the Amazon, Ganges and Whanganui Rivers.

The fourth concerns creating a national conference for indigenous sacred sites.
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Nov 14, 2018
The Carleton Lodge Auxiliary is dedicated to raising funds for the benefit of residents. This is done through (1) the operation of a Tuck Shop, including the purchase of supplies and gift items likely to be appealing and affordable to residents and the training and supervision of Tuck Shop volunteers; (2) gift basket raffles; (3) baked goods, crafts and garage sales. Funds are used to enhance the quality of life of residents: sponsoring outings, entertainment and special events and purchasing items to make the Home comfortable and attractive for residents. Some funds are also used to enhance the quality of care provided to residents. Do you enjoy crafting? Baking? Would you be interested in soliciting donations for our events? Would you enjoy working at our sales events? Perhaps you have fundraising experience and have ideas you would like to share with us. If any of these activities appeal to you, you would be most welcome to join our team.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
We welcome High School students who want to volunteer at our Home. Students work in a variety of areas, helping in the gardens, serving in the Tuck shop, assisting in the dining rooms, helping out at recreation activities. Residents enjoy meeting and chatting with young people. Staff and experienced volunteers are always close-by to provide guidance. (Note: Volunteers must be at least 14 years old)
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Do you play the piano? Guitar? Another musical instrument? Do you enjoy singing? Carleton Lodge is looking for talented people who want to share their love of music with our residents. Various times and settings are available: playing soft background music before or during mealtime, entertaining large groups, accompanying at sing-alongs, playing at church services. Music enriches the lives of our residents and gives great satisfaction to our volunteer musicians.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Many hands are required at mealtime and our Mealtime Helpers help things run smoothly. They help residents make their way to and from the dining room. They help those who want to don protective clothing. They pour water, tea and coffee. They remove dishes and help clean up after the meals. Meals are served at 8:30 am, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Mealtime Helpers arrive 1/2 hour before the start of the meal and spend 1 ½ hours.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Dining should be a pleasurable activity. When some of our residents experience difficulty at meal time our Feeding Assistants lend a hand. In a gentle and respectful manner, they provide one-on-one support and help ensure that the residents  nutritional needs are met. By their friendly presence they also make the meal restful and enjoyable. Feeding Assistants arrive when the meals are being served (8:30 am, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm) and spend about one hour. Training is provided.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Recreational activities are many and for each, a number of dedicated volunteers are needed to remind residents of the activity, encourage participation and help residents get to the venue. If the event is one where refreshments are served, volunteers help serve and then collect dishes afterwards. At the end, the volunteers help residents return to their rooms. Recreation Assistants find this is a great way to get to know residents, staff and other volunteers in a fun setting.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Many residents would love to have a special friend to spend time with. Perhaps to go for a walk, play a game of scrabble, or just sit and chat over a cup of tea. So many of our residents have led rich and interesting lives and would love to share their memories with a friend. Friendly visitors are especially important for residents with no families or whose loved ones live far away.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Organization: Ausome Ottawa
Ausome Ottawa is looking for a treasurer to join the Board of Directors to help guide the transition from start up phase to the growth and establishment phase. As treasurer, you will help advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Ausome so as to support the organization’s mission and needs.

Major areas of responsibility:

Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
Review of organizational and programmatic reports

Members of the board share additional responsibilities while acting in the interest of Ausome. Each member is expected to make recommendations based on his or her experience and vantage point in the community. These responsibilities include:

-Organizational leadership and advisement
-Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
-Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
-Oversight of program planning and evaluation
-Promotion of the organization
-Fundraising and outreach

Length of term: Two years, which may be renewed, pending approval of the board.

Meetings and time commitment:

The board of directors meets four times per year in the early evening. Meetings typically last 90 minutes, except the AGM, which is typically a bit longer. Board members are asked to attend no more than two additional special events or meetings per year, as they are determined.
Location: c/o House of Sport, 2451 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Role Criteria for Buddy-Up program:
- Provide friendship and community
- Give insight into Canadian culture
- Spend intentional time together
- Provide support in whatever capacity is appropriate or needed within reason (i.e. assist in moving, employment, accessing hobby or community opportunities)

Expected time commitment: approximately 2-3hrs every 2 weeks
Location: 380 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6A1
Deadline: Dec 8, 2018
The volunteer would be working 1:1 (one on one) with residents at our Hope Living facility in Kanata.

The volunteer will ideally have experience with mental health or a high tolerance for those living with mental health concerns.
Location: 145 Castlefrank Road (Hope Living Residence)
Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Trimming, cutting and styling men and women's hair
Location: 1057 Merivale Road (The Oaks Residence)
Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
The Soup Kitchen volunteer at Shepherds of Good Hope (SGH) will be working with staff and volunteers to serve a hearty meal to our clients and community members. The Soup Kitchen serves as gathering place for those who are seeking food or an opportunity for socialization. We ask that our Soup Kitchen volunteers bring with them an enthusiastic and compassionate attitude. The atmosphere during this shift is energetic, fast paced and volunteers will spend the majority of time on their feet.
Location: 233 Murray Street
Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
The Soup Kitchen volunteer at Shepherds of Good Hope (SGH) will be working with staff and volunteers to serve a hearty meal to our community members. The soup kitchen serves as a gathering place for those who are seeking food or an opportunity for socialization. We ask that our Soup Kitchen volunteers bring with them an enthusiastic and compassionate attitude. The atmosphere during this shift is energetic, fast paced and volunteers will spend the majority of time on their feet.
Location: 233 Murray Street
Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Shepherds of Good Hope runs an evening drop-in service from 5:30 to 9:00 every evening, 7 days per week. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve soup and sandwiches to guests; collect and wash dishes; and engage guests in conversation.
Location: 233 Murray Street, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Our arts and crafts studio operates primarily on a “drop-in” basis. Patients are able to drop by Monday and/or Wednesday afternoons to colour, paint or simply be “artsy”. This is an ongoing program and we need someone who is comfortable assisting patients with their projects in small groups, is creative and energetic. Ideally, this position is suitable for someone with an arts background or has a general interest in arts and crafts and is available and willing to take the lead.
Location: 60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
As a boutique volunteer, you will have the opportunity to help patients in a variety of ways. You will be required to help patients move around the boutique, serve them coffee, assist in collecting purchased items, provide some assistance at the cash machine, escort patients to the sitting area outside the boutique, be friendly and accommodating to patients’ needs and provide any other services required. The following shifts are available: 9-1pm twice weekly. This opportunity is open to all those who are flexible, reliable, take initiatives and are thinking of a long term commitment.
Location: 60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Our Volunteer Ambassador program ensures that patients feel welcome as they are greeted at admission within our hospital. Ambassadors make a difference in the lives of patients by providing basic information upon arrival and ensuring their questions are answered. A tour of the facility and general areas are also provided to patients and/or families.
This opportunity is ideal for someone who is a leader, has great interpersonal skills and is independent. Join our volunteer ambassador team by committing to 1-2 shifts per week and make a difference in someone’s life from the start!
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
As a unit model volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team helping patients in a variety of settings. You assist with the implementation of activities; bring patients to their appointments (internally); make friendly visits and multi-task with other small duties as they may arise. The following shifts are available: 9-noon, 10-1pm, 1-4pm 3-6pm and 5-8pm.

If you like to take initiative, are flexible and reliable this opportunity is for you!
Location: 60, Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Our classical music program takes place every Monday from 1-3 pm. Patients have the opportunity to temporarily escape as you take them through a musical journey of YouTube videos talking about musical pieces, and bring into context key elements you wish to discuss such as history, the author, instruments etc. As a leader of the program, you would be responsible for downloading musical content on our tablet, planning your weekly session, portering patients etc.
This is suited for someone who shares a passion for music, notably classical. It is also great for someone who is energetic, independent and reliable and who can take on initiative.
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Dec 28, 2018
Lotus Centre is looking for volunteers to assist in our music programs for people with special needs. Opportunities include supporting participants in our camps and other programs, assisting with marketing and fundraising, and working on music education resource development.
Location: 13-1002 Beaverbrook Road, Kanata ON K2K 1L1
Deadline: Dec 30, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The OTL is looking to grow our team of talented staff at the library who manage our front desk during our hours of operation (Mon, Wed and Sat). This includes our Librarians who manage interactions with members and the public, such as loans, renewals, open/close, resolve concerns and promote the library. Tool Ninjas are needed to be on hand when the library is open to assist members with choosing the right tool(s) for their project and advising on proper tool use for the safety of our members and longevity of our tools. If you'd like to join our library staff, please let us know!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Organization: AFP Ottawa Chapter
The AFP Ottawa Chapter Fundraising Day Committee is looking for a Speaker Chair to recruit and steward session speakers for this annual AFP Ottawa Conference.

Responsibilities include:
- Lead and manage the call to speaker’s process and recruit speakers where needed
- Work with the Fundraising Day Chair to choose speakers
- Determine the sponsorship opportunity for sessions with speakers
- Recruit AFP hosts for each session
- Communicate with session speakers (send session details/get bios/determine their requirements)
- Act as primary contact for speakers and hosts on event day

Preference to applicants with previous event planning experience. Strong organizational and networking skills are also recommended.

This is a long-term opportunity with monthly meetings and several hours of work required per month until June 2019.

This opportunity is open to both current and future AFP members - though Membership with the Ottawa Chapter is an asset.
Location: 436 - 900 Greenbank Road, Ottawa, ON K2J 4P6
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: AFP Ottawa Chapter
The AFP Ottawa Chapter Fundraising Day Committee is looking for an Event Logistics Chair to manage the pre-event reception the night before Fundraising Day and all event day requirements for this annual AFP Ottawa Conference.

Responsibilities include:
- Work with venue/sponsor to organize logistics (food, a/v, etc.) related to the pre-event reception
- Provide details to Speaker and Sponsorship Chair to invite their partners
- Develop and maintain Fundraising Day order of events
- Coordinate A/V requirements and work with supplier on logistics for event day
- Act as the main contact for the venue on event day and coordinate a/v, food & beverage, etc.
- Provide A/V tech with specific run of events (PPT) and support run of the show

Preference to applicants with previous event planning experience. Strong organizational skills are also recommended.

This is a long-term opportunity with monthly meetings and several hours of work required per month until June 2019.

This opportunity is open to both current and future AFP members - though Membership with the Ottawa Chapter is an asset.
Location: 436 - 900 Greenbank Road, Ottawa, ON K2J 4P6
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: AFP Ottawa Chapter
The AFP Ottawa Chapter Fundraising Day Committee is looking for a Collateral Design Chair to manage all of the elements related to the design and printing of event day materials and signage for this annual AFP Ottawa Conference.

Responsibilities include:
- Develop framework for the event day program
- Liaise with Designer for program layout (in kind sponsorship, Streem Design)
- Lead the production of the printed program and exhibitor’s passport (printing in-kind sponsorship, BMR Group)
- Lead the production of the design and printing of all signage (in-kind sponsorship – Bradda Printing)

Preference to applicants with previous event planning experience. Strong organizational skills are also recommended.

This is a long-term opportunity with monthly meetings and several hours of work required per month until June 2019.

This opportunity is open to both current and future AFP members - though Membership with the Ottawa Chapter is an asset.
Location: 436 - 900 Greenbank Road, Ottawa, ON K2J 4P6
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
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: Nov 28, 2018
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: Nov 28, 2018
Organization: Bytown Museum
Are you 16 – 25 years old and interested in Ottawa and its history? The BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council, also known as YoCo, is looking for Youth Council Members like you!

YoCo is a program for youth, developed by youth that encourages youth to explore and share Ottawa’s history! Work collaboratively and brainstorm with others as you work on projects designed and organized by Youth Council Members. Attend training workshops and professional development opportunities, and learn what it is like to be part of a team in a museum setting!

The BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council accepts applications on an on-going basis. Show your interest by contacting us at youthcouncil@bytownmuseum.ca or by phone at 613 234 4570 Ext. 228.
Location: 1 Canal Lane
Ottawa, ON Canada
Deadline: Dec 21, 2018
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