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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: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to provide games for residents including but not limited to bowling, bean bag toss, ring toss, Basketball, and balloon ball. Volunteers will assist with set up, encourage residents to participate, escort residents to the activity. Volunteers will cheer on residents in keeping with a good sport attitude. Volunteers will under the supervision of a program facilitator. Volunteers will be working on a dementia unit. The program runs on Mondays from 1:30 - 3:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 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: Sep 6, 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: Sep 6, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?

Frontier College's Homework Club Program offers homework and reading support for children and youth across Canada. As a volunteer with the Homework Club Program at Sunnyside Library, you will help children and youth grades 1 to 6 to develop their reading and writing skills in English. Based on your own competencies, you may also help them develop skills in mathematics, science, and French.

Volunteering with the Homework Club Program is an excellent way to gain experience in early childhood education or literacy tutoring! It is also an ideal environment in which to contribute meaningfully to your community. We require no prior teaching experience and provide you with all of the training and materials you need. Just bring your communication skills, patience, enthusiasm and love of learning!


WHEN AND WHERE DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?

The Homework Club Program at Sunnyside Public Library runs from September 2019 to June 2020. The program will take place on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to participate weekly, but scheduling is flexible and can accommodate your availabilities. Note also that our other Homework Club across the city are always looking for volunteers!

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?

Contact sbrydges@frontiercollege.ca
Candidates aged 18 or over will be required to provide a vulnerable sector Police Check (free of charge). All candidates will be required to provide three references upon request.

We look forward to meeting you!

https://www.frontiercollege.ca/
Location: 1049 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W9
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to set up and encourage residents to join the creative art group. Volunteers will assist in escorting residents to the program. Volunteers will be encourage to suggest ideas for the craft or art project. Experience or interest in arts and crafts an asset. This program runs Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to assist with the set up of the program. Volunteers will encourage residents to participate in the program by bringing plants to the table for residents to water,feed or prune. The volunteer will provide cues, prompts and physical assistance. Volunteers will engage in discussions and reminiscing during the program. This program runs every other Saturday.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
This program is a partnership between Glebe Cooperative Nursery School and the Glebe Centre. The children from the nursery school and our residents will engage in activities and music. Volunteers are needed one Friday per month to help set up and encourage children and residents to connect. An entertainer will facilitate with music and props.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Helping with Furniture is in need of movers to help deliver furniture and household items to new members of our community as well as community members starting over. Movers help with the pick-up of donations, the sorting items at the warehouse and the delivery to families and individuals on Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings.
Location: 5350 Canotek Rd Unit 9, Gloucester, ON K1J 9C9
Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
looking for a volunteer to run a baking program. Bake muffins, bread, cakes, etc.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Ottawa
K2G-6P8
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
The Vanier Community Service Centre is a francophone organization offering a range of services in French and English to improve the quality of life for citizen of Ottawa-Vanier and surroundings.

The Matching Program is a service designed to provide support to facilitate the integration of newcomers living in Ottawa.

We are looking for individuals who:
- Are reliable, dynamic, empathetic and have an open mind to work with people from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds;
- Have a good knowledge on resources available in Ottawa;
- would be willing to spend a minimum of three hours per week offering support to newcomer for a period of six (6) months;
- speak either one or both official languages. The ability to speak other languages is a big plus.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact us for more information at 613-744-2892 or by email at cscv@cscvanier.com. Note that online applications can be found at www.cscvanier.com/en/centre

We look forward to meeting you!
Location: 290 Dupuis Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1L 1A2
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Le Centre des services communautaires Vanier est un organisme francophone qui offre une gamme de services en français et en anglais afin d'améliorer la qualité de vie des citoyens d'Ottawa-Vanier et des environs.

Le programme de jumelage comme service d’accompagnement des nouveaux arrivants s’inscrit comme une valeur ajoutée dans le continuum de services offerts par le CSC Vanier. Ce service est conçu pour offrir la possibilité aux nouveaux arrivants de se faire accompagner en étant jumelés avec des bénévoles qui s’engagent à offrir leurs temps et leurs expériences pour les aider dans leur processus d’intégration dans leur nouvelle société d’accueil.

Nous recherchons des personnes qui :
- sont fiables, dynamiques, empathiques avec une grande ouverture d’esprit pour travailler avec une diversité culturelle;
- ont une bonne connaissance des ressources pertinentes pour les nouveaux à Ottawa;
- désirent offrir bénévolement un minimum de 3 heures par semaine sur une période de six(6) mois pour accompagner des nouveaux arrivants;
- parlant une ou les deux langues officielles. La connaissance d’autres langues est un atout considérable.

Si vous souhaitez faire une différence dans la vie de quelqu’un d’autre, veuillez nous contacter au 613-744-2892 ou à cscv@cscvanier.com. Les formulaires de demandes de bénévoles sont disponibles au www.cscvanier.com/fr/centre.

Au plaisir de vous rencontrer!
Location: 290, rue Dupuis, Ottawa (Ontario) K1L 1A2
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
We are currently looking for a team of 8-10 volunteers to help with the after-school program in the Fall. There are 4 groups of children and youth (7-8 year olds, 9-10 year olds, 11-12 year olds, and 13-14 year olds) and their after school schedule is broken down into physical and artistic activities and snack time from 2:30 to 4:30 pm then homework club time from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy being around children and have time to help for a few hours Monday to Friday (or a combination of those days) from 2:30 to 4:30 pm and/or 4:30 to 5:30 pm. You would be working with the youth workers who run the programs.
Location: 310 York Street (basement of York Public School)
Deadline: Aug 20, 2019
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Join Odyssey Theatre, Ottawa's premier summer theatre company for our annual Garage Sale! Our Garage Sale is a fun and important way to raise funds for Ottawa's award-winning outdoor theatre company. The Garage Sale takes place on Saturday September 14 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (rain date is September 16) at 370 Chapel Street in Sandy Hill.

Each year, people donate items to our garage sale to help raise funds for important programs, such as creating new plays, apprenticeships for youth, and special programs to allow disadvantaged people in the community to attend the arts. Join us for our sale, and help support and create exciting open-air theatre in Ottawa.

You can help be involved on two days. Join us on Saturday September 7, for our pricing day to sort through and price items donated to the sale from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Lunch is provided!

Then join us for the most remarkable, largest garage sale in Sandy Hill on Saturday September 14, from 8am to 4pm. You can volunteer for any or all of three shifts during the day: 1) 6:30 am to 10:00 am; 2) 10:00 am to 3:00 pm; and 3) 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments provided! Spend a beautiful late summer day helping us to set up the sale, meeting friendly people from the neighbourhood or help us pack up for the day. Be part of a friendly team that helps stage our Garage Sale.

Odyssey Theatre is in its 33rd season of presenting Theatre Under the Stars in Strathcona Park by the banks of the Rideau River. This season's production, The Bonds of Interest, is a hit with critics and audiences alike. For more information, visit our web site at www.odysseytheatre.ca. Or contact us at info@odysseytheatre.ca or call 613-232-8407.
Location: 370 Chapel Street, Ottawa ON. K1N 7Z6
Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Organization: Stars in a Jar
Stars in a Jar connects childhood cancer survivors with children on active cancer treatment. We strive to provide these young warriors with the message of hope, strength, and life after cancer.
We connect childhood cancer survivors with unique jars filled with origami stars. These jars are made by volunteers who re-write messages made by a specific cancer survivor. The messages of hope are recorded on origami stars for a patient to unfold and discover. Each jar by a survivor provides glimpses of their cancer journey.
Our volunteers support us at our Jar Nights, where they help us make our origami stars. We provide the paper, pens, Jars, messages, and snacks to make it a memorable event! Jar nights are usually held on a monthly basis.
Location: To be determined
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Engage with male resident in one to one visits. Play Yahtzee, checkers, cribbage or construct a wooden project. Male volunteer required to offer support for resident in need of socialization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Engage with resident for one to one visits of friendly conversation, reviewing the newspaper, adult coloring and walking around the unit. Ability to engage with dementia.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
As part of our fundraising initiatives we run a nearly new boutique. Volunteers are needed to sort, hang and price donations of clothing and accessories. The volunteer would also sell through displaying clothing and interacting with clients. We require support on Thursdays.
Location: 950 Bank Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The volunteer should be independent and confident in baking and leading a group. The volunteer will come up with seasonal ideas for baking simple things must be able to assist with preparation, serving, and making coffee and tea.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The community support component of the Glebe Centre requires a volunteer on Friday mornings to help out with data entry and administration duties. The volunteer should be very proficient and comfortable with computers and programs and be willing to learn and suggest new ideas. Desk Top publishing skills would be an asset.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Adult Day Programs provide supervised programming in a group setting for dependent adults in the early stages of dementia who are still living at home. The program is structured to provide engaging activities, companionship and social engagement. Volunteers would need to commit to a full day of volunteering on Tuesdays for a period of no less than six months.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to help out on Wednesday mornings in our dining room. The position can be from 8:30 - 1 pm or we can split the position from 8:30 - 10 am and then 11:30 - 1 pm. The volunteer would prepare coffee and treats, do the shopping. The second part of the morning would be setting up for out speaker series. We also have two positions available on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 - 9:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Snoezelen is a multisensory room which is a safe and non-threatening environment used to gently stimulate primary senses. Residents in long term care are afforded the opportunity to improve communication and build trust. Volunteers receive training and are assigned several residents who will benefit from this therapeutic experience. Documentation after each session is important as well as an ability to understand non verbal cues. WE HAVE A CHINESE UNIT AND REQUIRE A MANDARIN SPEAKING VOLUNTEER TO SUPPORT OUR CHINESE POPULATION IN SNOEZELEN.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to help with our SUNDAY MORNING MUSIC GROUP. The program runs from 10 - 11 am. Volunteers would help to porter residents to the program, help to support residents during the program and then when the program is over help to take residents back to their units.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We have an amazing new music group at the Glebe Centre facilitated by a Music Therapist. We need volunteers to support this group by helping to porter residents, help with song books, and encourage singing and participation. VOLUNTEERS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON TUESDAY MORNINGS. There will be concerts every few months and it is truly wonderful to see our senior population sing for families and friends.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Our Music Therapist requires volunteers to set up the music therapy space and escort residents to the session. Volunteers will help residents engage in group singing, dance and help with instruments and then participate in the program. We require support on the following days/times: SUNDAY MORNINGS EVERY OTHER WEEK 9:30 - 11:30, TUESDAYS AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS 1:30 - 3:30 EVERY OTHER WEEK AND SATURDAY MORNINGS, EVERY OTHER WEEK 9:30 - 11:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Bike Around pairs a stationary bike with Google Street View to take dementia residents on a virtual ride down memory lane. You input a street address or location that means something to the residents, a childhood home for instance, and then use the handlebars and pedals to "bike around" old neighborhoods. Our strongest memories are tied to location and Bike Around taps into this idea by combining mental simulation from surrounding the resident with places they recognize and physical stimulation from pedaling and steering.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to support our Music Therapist in our Java Music program. The volunteer would engage our seniors in group discussions/reminiscing. The volunteer does not need be able to play an instrument but should be able to sing along and have an interest in music. Training is provided and there is a binder to use for support. Strategic questions are provided to allow residents to reminisce.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We need volunteers to help escort residents to and from activities especially church on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers are also needed to escort residents to special events and concerts. Various times are available we always know in advance when special events are taking place.so there would be lots of advance notice.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require volunteer medical drivers to drive our clients to their medical appointments. Volunteers would pick up clients at their home and drop them off at appointments. After the appointment is completed the volunteers would take the clients home.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
This position is part of a research project. Volunteers will be needed every other week to administer 2 standardized tests to collect data for a research project. Training will be provided on how to administer tests. A flexible schedule is required, volunteer must be willing to interact with residents.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers will meet residents on the unit to provide Vibroacoustic Therapy, volunteers will sit with the resident while they use the equipment and document observations while engaging residents in conversation. Volunteers will be expected to follow correct documentation protocols as part of the research requirement.. Volunteers must be able to come consistently.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Glebe Centre a long term care home situated in The Glebe provides care and support to residents and clients living in our community. Music is a big part of our programming and we are fortunate to have a Music Therapist on staff. Abbotsford House our community outreach centre is looking for a new volunteer piano tuner who would be able to tune the two pianos. If the volunteer wanted to expand, we have many pianos in the long term care side of our organization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Glebe Centre a long term care home situated in The Glebe provides care and support to residents and clients living in our community. Music is a big part of our programming and we are fortunate to have a Music Therapist on staff. Abbotsford House our community outreach centre is looking for a new volunteer piano tuner who would be able to tune the two pianos. If the volunteer wanted to expand, we have many pianos in the long term care side of our organization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Furniture Bank needs volunteer delivery truck assistants on Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm.

Every Saturday we deliver free furniture to homes around Ottawa. Join our team and be a part of this worthwhile service to our Ottawa community.

Your role as a truck assistant includes lifting furniture items into homes and apartments, interacting with culturally diverse families and individuals, working as a team with the truck crew. We thrive on professionalism, dignity and respect.

If you can commit to at least one Saturday per month, we would like to hear from you IMMEDIATELY!

To submit an application, please visit our website: matthewhouseottawa.org, tap on the “Volunteer” tab at the top of the page, scroll down to the green button “Volunteer with us” then create a username and fill in the application.

We will contact you once we receive your information.

Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (DSORC) is currently seeking a Co-Facilitator Volunteer with our Rural Ottawa South Support Group in Manotick.

The Caregiver Support Group Facilitator is expected to support the DSORC mission to alleviate the personal and social consequences of living with dementia by providing a safe and welcoming environment for caregivers’ discussion and support.

Primary Role and Responsibilities:

• Facilitate group discussion
• Inform the participants about the objectives and ground rules for the group
• Empower participants by discussing the important role they play for themselves and each other
• Support inclusion of participants through invitation and inclusion and by providing a safe and comfortable environment
• Initiate, clarify and summarize discussions as required
• Harmonize to reduce tension and encourage participants to explore differences
• Maintain confidentiality at all times regarding participant information and experiences
• Set up room and coordinate logistics
• Complete support group report including attendance and debrief with staff lead

Qualifications and Skills:

• Proficiency in English and/or French
• Experience as a caregiver to a person living with dementia required
• Understanding and knowledge of the lived experience of dementia required
• Excellent communication skills and experience in group facilitation
• Respect for diversity, cultural awareness, and sensitivity
• Effective listening skills, empathy, and adaptability
• Ability to work collaboratively with co-facilitator and supervisor and take initiative
• Reliability and professionalism
• Respect for the boundaries of the position and participant confidentiality
• Education in the social sciences is an asset

Screening:

Successful applicants will submit a volunteer application form and provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Police Record check. An interview and reference checks will be conducted as part of the application process.

Position suitability evaluation and approval will be conducted by supervisory staff after completion of the volunteer application process with the Volunteer Coordinator. This evaluation period extends throughout training/mentorship prior to final approval of volunteer assignment.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their CV and a cover letter describing their interest to volunteer@dsorc.org.

Location: Manotick, ON
Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Volunteer Wanted!

Senior Organic Gardeners Leadership Team Members
Canadian Organic Growers- Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter

Organic Seed Sale Fundraising Coordinator

This volunteer position is an opportunity for a well-organized, experienced volunteer to take charge of the Annual Spring Organic Seed Sales Fundraiser for Senior Organic Gardeners. It is an opportunity to get to know Canadian Organic Growers – our local Ottawa Chapter and the organic sector as well as to make a huge contribution to the local fundraising for Senior Organic Gardeners.

An overview of this role involves:
* Becoming aware of the issues relating to organic seeds (germination, packaging dates, value of organic seeds;
• Contacting organic seed companies requesting donations (in-kind) for organic seeds as a fundraiser for Senior Organic Gardeners;
• Recruiting new organic seed companies for donations;
• Contacting host locations negotiating dates and times where seeds can be sold
• Recruiting new host locations for seed sales;
• Setting a realistic calendar of organization of the seed sales in conjunction with Hosts for sales, other organic seed events;
• Recruiting well organized volunteers to take the seed sales (cash only) to host locations with the help of organic gardening experts to give advice on planting the seeds.
• Recruit organic gardeners experts to accompany sales people at all sales
• Keep records of sales, present cash & cash reports to SOG Team Leader for deposit and transfer to COG OSO treasurer.

The calendar timeline is as follows:
January:
• Contact the Organic Seed Companies for promise of seed donations in the early spring.
• Contact host locations in east, west and south Ottawa proposing dates and times of sales for March and April
February:
• Creation of posters with all Organic Seed Sale Locations, dates, times and names of seed donor companies.
• Promotion Campaign from early-February through March and April
March:
• Organic Seed Sales take place
April:
• Organic Seed Sales on request
May:
• Summary Report: Organic Seed Sale: Seed Donors, Seed Sales Hosts, Dates, times, Funds raised. Each sale has a Cash Flow Report (sales, expenses, etc)
June:
• Report to the COG OSO Steering Committee

Are you interested?
Brouse our website: www.cog.ca/ottawa/0rganic-seed-sales/
Contact: sog.margaret@gmail.com or call 613 834 5091
Send your CV, ask for an Application Form & provide 2 references
Expect a call within a couple of weeks.
Location: 1465 Kamouraska Circle, Orleans ON K1C 3J1
Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Are you passionate about your hobby or industry? Do you have specific skills/talents or experiences in a particular field? Would you like to share those experiences and skills with youth to help them develop their passion? If yes, this is for you.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Location: Ottawa Region- various locations
Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Support a team of Chaplaincy volunteers to serve a nutritious and delicious brunch to members of the Carlington community by acting as a City of Ottawa keyholder from approximately 8:30-12 on the third Saturday of each month.

We offer our community meals in a community centre located at 1475 Caldwell; it is widely used by community groups, but owned by the City of Ottawa, which means that our key holder volunteer follows City of Ottawa guidelines for the opening/closing and use of the space. The successful applicant must be comfortable following and enforcing City of Ottawa safety and operational guidelines, including locking and alarming the space.

Each month, a different team of volunteers brings the food for the brunch, prepares it on-site, and cleans-up after the event. Because the teams vary each month, the Volunteer Liaison supports each group of volunteers with any questions they have about set-up, preparation, serving, and clean-up. Our key holder is also the liaison for the volunteer group and the community members who attend the brunches. Our community brunches draw about fifty residents living in the Carlington Community.

We are seeking an adult volunteer who:
- has experience leading and supporting a team (of volunteers/staff)
- has excellent communication skills
- is punctual and reliable
- is comfortable establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries to ensure the space is safe for all participants (large group)

Additional Requirements: Must be over the age of 18, CPR / First Aid / Police Record Check required; can be acquired free of charge after application.

The Carlington Community Chaplaincy (CCC) supports people in the Carlington community who live in social housing or are on low incomes. The successful applicant must be comfortable working with a diverse demographic, and sensitive to the challenges and needs of those living in social housing.
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave, Unit 102
Ottawa ON K1Z 8L9
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Alternating Fridays 1:30-4 pm
2019-2020 Workshop Dates: Sep 20, Oct 4 & 18, Nov 1, 15 & 29, Dec 13 // Jan 10 & 24, Feb 7 & 21, Mar 6 & 20, Apr 3 & 17, May 1, 15, 29, Jun 12

Coordinate and facilitate the making of a nutritious and delicious meal or snacks with members of the Carlington community. The volunteer is responsible for choosing nutritious, cost-effective, and culturally-diverse recipes to be taught to a group of up to ten workshop participants. All workshop participants get to take home portions of food at the end of the workshop. Volunteer must follow safety and food handling guidelines while leading the group in preparing, serving, and clean-up.

Required skills: Background in food preparation and cooking; comfortable with substituting ingredients into recipes to provide the most affordable options for participants, whose budgets are limited. Some understanding of food banks is an asset.

The Carlington Community Chaplaincy (CCC) supports people in the Carlington community who live in social housing or are on low incomes. The successful applicant must be comfortable working with a diverse demographic, and sensitive to the challenges and needs of those living in social housing.
Location: 102-1465 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 8L9
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Prepare recipe handouts that are provided to participants at our bi-weekly Food Workshops so that they can make the same recipes at home.

Volunteer will be provided with recipes and information for upcoming food workshops. The information must be formatted into an established pamphlet template and prepared for distribution. Work can be completed off site.

Volunteer must be comfortable working in Google Docs and ideally has experience with communications, formatting documents to suitably accommodate new content, and/or editing/proofreading. Cooking background a plus, as we often offer adaptations to recipes so that participants can use ingredients that they have on-hand.

Required skill: A strong sense of attention to detail in order to review recipes and information

Availability: Alternating weeks (coordinating with workshop schedule)
Location: 102-1465 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z8L9
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Hospitality volunteers prepare healthy snacks, coffee, and tea for community members who attend our drop-in program, which is open from 10 am - noon Monday to Friday.

Tasks and duties: light food prep (cutting cheese, boiling eggs, preparing fruit, etc.), serving food to visitors, preparing coffee and tea, setting up and cleaning up after the program, greeting and socializing with participants, promoting a safe and positive environment during the duration of the program.

Availability: Monday, between 9:30 am and 12:00 pm

Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age
Ability to work with minimal supervision

The Carlington Community Chaplaincy (CCC) supports people in the Carlington community who live in social housing or are on low incomes. The successful applicant must be comfortable working with a diverse demographic, and sensitive to the challenges and needs of those living in social housing.
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave, Unit 102
Ottawa ON K1Z 8L9
Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
There is an endless amount of things to be done and with your help we can only get better at fighting poverty. Students are welcome to volunteer to fulfill their High School credit requirements.

We need your help every day, all the time and there is a place for everyone. You can help us with our retail operations at one of our thrift stores in the Ottawa area. You can help us by writing, picturing or videoing (Google says it’s a word) for our social media. Looking for subtle ways to help? Please check in when you visit our stores and leave a kind word. There are families out there that can’t make ends meet and individuals that need a kind hand to reach out. If you think that you can be one of those people, and if you think that you can help make a difference when others are desperate, please don’t hesitate!

We are looking to meet volunteers would like the opportunity to use their backgrounds, work experiences, strengths, and interests to volunteer at our thrift shop. We definitely need help with assisting customers, assisting the cashiers bagging, sorting donated items, tidying and organizing our stores, and many other things that we would like to talk about with you in person.
Location: 1273 Wellington Street West
1620 Merivale Road
Deadline: Sep 30, 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: Sep 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: Sep 30, 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: Sep 30, 2019
As a Paddy's Place Volunteer you would be responsible for setting up Paddy's Place which is a small food/sitting area for residents, staff and family. You would be responsible for picking up supplies in the kitchen, working cash, making change, serving residents, staff and volunteers, Keeping Paddy's Place clean and stocking items for the next day.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive
Deadline: Sep 30, 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: Sep 30, 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: Sep 30, 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: Sep 30, 2019
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: Hôpital Saint-Vincent Hospital
60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
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