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Volunteer Opportunities

Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4 - 6
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


Goal of the program:
The SWAG program is intended to increase the high school graduation rate of students identified as most at risk of failing by providing volunteer Tutors who will help increase students' academic success in a supportive environment.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist staff in implementing social recreation by helping with set up and take-down and by participating in activities.
• Help students improve skills such as life skills and goal setting.
• Provide encouragement, acceptance, motivation, and support to participants.
• Provide positive feedback and appropriate guidance to students.
• Volunteer mentors may be asked to participate in outings.


Qualifications:
• Experience with older children / youth.
• Caring, patient, open-minded, non-judgmental, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Fluency in English required, fluency in French and additional languages pertinent to our client population an asset.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Days: Fridays, for 12 weeks
Time: 10:00-1:30
Minimum commitment: 3 months
Volunteer will report to: Team Administrative Assistant, Nahla Lahleh

Goal:
The Beyond the Basic Program is a CAS mandated group for parents of children, aged from birth to 6 years old. Parents are given the opportunity to share issues, strengths, challenges and strategies, on a wide-range of parenting topics. Meals and childcare is included for participants.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• The volunteer will assist with preparing lunch for program participants by preparing food trays, setting food on the table, setting out cutlery and dishes, and monitoring the warming up of food for group participants.
• Working with a team of childcare providers, the volunteer will assist with engaging children in play while their parents attend program when needed.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

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Jours : Vendredis, du 23 septembre au 2 décembre
Heures : 10 h à 13 h 30
Engagement minimum: Deux mois
Le bénévole relève de : Adjointe Administrative de l’équipe Parent-enfant, Nahla Lahleh

Objectif du programme :
Le programme «Beyond the Basics» est un groupe d’éducation pour les parents qui ont des enfants de six ans ou moins. Les parents sont encouragés à discuter les problèmes, les points forts, les défis et les stratégies à propos d’une foule de sujets liés au rôle parental. Les repas et services de garde sont inclus pour les participant(e)s du programme.

Description du rôle du bénévole :
• Le bénévole aidera à préparer le dîner pour les participants au programme : préparer des plateaux de nourriture, mettre la nourriture sur les tables, sortir les ustensiles et la vaisselle et surveiller le réchauffage de la nourriture pour les participants.
• Le bénévole aidera l’équipe des éducatrices à organiser des jeux pour les enfants, au besoin, pendant que les parents participent au programme.

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler de manière autonome, avec la supervision minimale
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme le français, le somali, l’espagnol, l’arabe, le chinois, constitue un atout)
• Attentif, patient, ouvert et compréhensif vis-à-vis des enfants et de leurs besoins
• Ponctuel, fiable et digne de confiance
• Sensible aux questions multiculturelles
• Sensible aux problèmes auxquels est confrontée la population à faible revenu
• Capacité de préserver la confidentialité
• Capacité d’obtenir une attestation de vérification de casier judiciaire appropriée

Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Commitment: Year-round (September – June)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs


Goal of the program:
The After School Program Worker provides activities for children aged 9 to 12 to help increase their levels of physical activity and enjoyment of physical activity, knowledge of healthy food choices, and ability to plan a healthy meal, and resiliency, self-esteem, and self-confidence.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist the after school program workers with the activities of the program.
• Assist with program set-up, clean up, snack preparation, and physical activity.
• Assist children with completion of homework.
• Provide social support and friendly interactions.


Qualifications:
• Ability to speak English well.
• Experience working with children ages 9 – 12.
• Patient, open-minded, and non-judgmental, with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Équipe : Équipe du programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours : Les mardis
Heures : De 16 h 30 à 17 h
Bénévoles demandés : 1 à 2
Engagement : Toute l’année (du septembre à juin)
Le bénévole relève de : Coordonnateur ou coordonnatrice des programmes favorisant la réussite scolaire

Objectif du programme :
Le ou la bénévole du Programme parascolaire organise des activités pour les enfants de 9 à 12 ans pour augmenter leur niveau d’activité physique et le plaisir associé à leur participation aux activités physiques; améliorer leur connaissance des choix d’aliments sains et leur capacité de planifier un repas bon pour la santé ainsi que favoriser leur résilience, estime de soi et confiance personnelle.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Aider les autres préposés du Programme parascolaire à offrir les activités du Programme.
• Aider à aménager la salle, à la nettoyer et à préparer les collations, et aider les jeunes à faire de l’activité physique et leurs devoirs.
• Aider les enfants à faire leurs devoirs.
• Fournir un soutien social et interagir avec les enfants de façon amicale.

Qualifications :
• Capacité de bien parler l’anglais.
• Expérience du travail auprès d’enfants de 9 à 12 ans.
• Patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Connaissance des enjeux auxquels font face les familles à faible revenu et sensibilité aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.

Location: W.E. Gowling School, 250 Anna Avenue
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Volunteer Position: Volunteer Choir Director
Team: Health Promotion and Counseling Team
Day & Time: <5 hours per week
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
Volunteer will report to: Seniors Health Promoter
Goal: Our choir is a unique combination of singing and skits with a progressive approach to helping Seniors break isolation and improve mental wellness.
Qualifications: Ability and 1 to 2 years experience leading a choir or singing group.
Knowledge of needs specific to Seniors, Flexibility and patience, Keyboard or piano accompaniment, Excellent verbal communication, Leadership qualities Safety/Security Issues, Confidentiality of information, Police records check required
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Location: Ottawa-West
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Tues, Thu
Time: 3:30 - 5 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2
Commitment: Year-round (September – August)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs and on-site workers

Goal of the program:
The Homework Club Program provides outreach and related activities to low-income children in various sites. The activities are directed to children ages 6 – 13 and relate to assistance with homework and other school-related projects.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist Homework Club Worker to provide healthy nutritious snacks to encourage healthy eating habits.
• Assist with program set-up, clean up, snack preparation, physical activity, and completion of homework.
• Provide 1:1 attention to assigned children
• Provide social support and friendly interactions.

Qualifications:
• Ability to speak English well.
• Ability to speak French is an asset.
• Experience working with children ages 6 – 13.
• Patient, open-minded, and non-judgmental, with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work with children/youth who may have special learning/behavioral issues
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.



Endroit : Centre communautaire Alexander, 960, rue Silver
Équipe : Équipe du programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours: Le lundi
Heures : 15 h 30 à 17 h
Nombre de bénévoles nécessaires : 1-2
Engagement : Toute l'année (de septembre à août)
Le bénévole relève de: Coordonnatrice des programmes favorisant la réussite scolaire

Objectif du programme :
Le programme « Club des devoirs» offre des services et des activités aux enfants issus d’une famille à faible revenu dans la communauté. Les activités s’adressent aux enfants de 6 à 13 ans. Elles les aident à faire leurs devoirs et les encouragent à faire de l’activité physique.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Aider la travailleuse ou le travailleur du Club des devoirs à fournir des collations nutritives pour encourager de saines habitudes alimentaires.
• Aider à aménager la salle, à la nettoyer et à préparer les collations, et aider les jeunes à faire de l’activité physique et leurs devoirs.
• S’occuper individuellement des enfants qui lui ont été confiés.
• Fournir un soutien social et interagir avec les enfants de façon amicale.

Qualifications :
• Capacité de parler anglais.
• Capacité de parler français, un atout.
• Expérience du travail auprès d’enfants de 6 à 13 ans.
• Patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Capacité de travailler avec des enfants et des jeunes ayant des difficultés d’apprentissage ou de comportement.
• Connaissance des enjeux auxquels font face les familles à faible revenu et sensibilité aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.
Location: Van Lang Field House (29 Van Lang Private)
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Description of Volunteer Role:
• Promote healthy activity and positive social interaction
• Establish a rapport with an individual living with mental health issues (as a one-to-one volunteer, or with a volunteer partner)
• Encourage independence
• Help to encourage participants toward optimal physical health and decrease social isolation
• Establish activity plan/social schedule with client
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Volunteer Position: Annavale Nursery School Program Assistant for Toddler Program Team: Parent-Child (Annavale Nursery School)
Day & Time: Morning program: 8:30 to 11 am
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1+
Commitment: Minimum 3 months
Location: 250 Anna Ave
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Organization: Service Coordination
Appel de candidatures au Conseil d’administration

Coordination des services (SCS) pour les personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle est un organisme à but non lucratif, financé par la province, qui aide les personnes et leurs familles à planifier et trouver des ressources communautaires. Nous servons les adultes et les enfants qui ont une déficience intellectuelle ainsi que les enfants ayant un trouble du spectre de l'autisme. Les services sont fournis dans les deux langues officielles dans la région d’Ottawa, les comtés de Stormont, Dundas et Glengary, de Prescott Russell et de Renfrew.

Le Conseil d’administration a pour responsabilité de superviser et rendre compte de :

• la mission, la vision et l’orientation future de SCS;
• la qualité des services;
• l’efficacité administrative;
• la gérance financière; et
• la communication avec les collectivités desservies.

Les membres du Conseil doivent être prêts à prendre un engagement significatif en participant à 9 réunions du Conseil par année, 2 retraites du conseil et en faisant partie d’au moins un comité.

Nous sommes à la recherche de bénévoles de la région d’Ottawa et des comtés de Stormont, Dundas et Glengarry, de Prescott Russell et de Renfrew qui seraient intéressés à siéger au Conseil d’administration avec un mandat à compter de septembre 2019. Le Conseil a actuellement un besoin particulier de membres dont la langue maternelle est le français. Les candidats idéaux ont à cœur le bien-être des enfants et des adultes qui ont une déficience intellectuelle. Ils ont une bonne compréhension du rôle d'un Conseil et des enjeux de gouvernance. Ils ont fait preuve d’un grand leadership et possèdent une solide expérience dans l’un ou plusieurs des domaines suivants :

• les services pour personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle;
• les relations communautaires;
• les ressources humaines et juridiques;
• la comptabilité et les finances;
• les technologies de l’information.

Si vous aimeriez siéger au Conseil d’administration, veuillez faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae par courriel à lhupe@scsottawa.on.ca avant le 28 juin 2019 ou par la poste à l’adresse suivante:

Coordination des Services pour personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle
a/s Comité des candidatures
150, chemin de Montréal, bureau 200
Ottawa (Ontario) K1L 8H2

Le Comité de Nominations remercie tous ceux qui manifestent un intérêt, mais ne communiquera qu’avec les candidates et candidats invités à une entrevue. Pour vous renseigner sur les services de SCS, veuillez consulter notre site Web à www.scsottawa.on.ca.
Location: 200-150
Montreal Road
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Organization: Service Coordination
Call for Nomination of Board Members

Service Coordination for People with Developmental Disabilities (SCS) is a non-profit provincially funded agency that helps individuals and families plan for and connect with community resources. We serve adults and children with a developmental disability and children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Services are provided in both official languages in Ottawa, counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Prescott Russell and Renfrew.

The Board is responsible for providing oversight and accountability for:

• The mission, vision and future direction of SCS;
• Quality of services;
• Management performance;
• Financial stewardship; and
• Communication with stakeholders.

Board members must be prepared to make a meaningful commitment by attending 9 board meetings per year, two Board retreats and participating on at least one committee.

We are seeking volunteers from within the Ottawa region and from the counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Prescott Russell and Renfrew to serve on the Board of Directors with their mandate starting in September 2019. The Board currently has a particular need for members whose first language is French. Ideal candidates are passionate about the welfare of children and adults with developmental disabilities. They have demonstrated experience with Board duties and governance issues as well as strong leadership and experience in such areas as:

• Developmental Services;
• Community Relations;
• Human Resources and Legal;
• Finance and Accounting
• Information Technology.

If you are interested in being considered for a position on the Board of Directors, please forward your curriculum vitae by e-mail to lhupe@scsottawa.on.ca, no later than June 28, 2019, or by mail to:
Service Coordination for People with Developmental Disabilities c/o Nominating Committee 150 Montreal Road, Suite 200 Ottawa, ON K1L 8H2

The Nomination Committee thanks all those who express an interest but will contact only those who are to be interviewed. To find out more about the services provided by SCS, please visit our web site at www.scsottawa.on.ca.

Location: 200-150
Montreal Road
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Volunteer Title: Office and Event Volunteer Contact Name: Suzanne Laniel
Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada Phone #: 1-800-724-9953 x 4552 Email: Suzanne.laniel@kidney.ca

Duties of Volunteer: 1 in 10 people have Chronic Kidney Disease and many others are at risk. The Kidney Foundation works to increase awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) so people are better aware of the risk factors leading to the disease and how to prevent it. We are looking for Ottawa area office and event volunteers who will be responsible for Kidney Foundation of Canada various activities. As a valued part of our team, you will be responsible for assisting with the Eastern Ontario Walks and volunteer appreciation event. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the health field, interact with the community and health providers, and to develop skills in communications. This will also give you the opportunity to assist with the Foundation's biggest fundraising campaign of the year! Primary responsibilities or tasks: --Recruit previous volunteers for events --Assist in calling to invite attendees to events Dates and Times: --Starting as soon as possible, dates and times are flexible.
Required Skills/Experience Necessary: --Has an interest in or experience with kidney health/disease or health promotion. --Excellent communication skills in person and on the phone --Easy going and pleasant manner --Is flexible and adaptable to changing situations --Can work independently
Location: 1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising initiatives, events, driving, donations, baking, crafting, and much more! You can help as little or as much as you are available!

For more info, please visit helpcats.ca and fill out a volunteer application. PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE AND NOT ON VOLUNTEER OTTAWA.
Location: Various locations across the Ottawa area
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Cat Fosters Needed!

What you need: A loving home, lots of patience, and commitment to animals!

Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue (OSCatR) will cover approved medical costs at our veterinary partners and fosters will cover cost of food (except veterinary food), litter, toys, etc. (except when donations allow us to provide these).

For more info and to apply, please go to https://www.oscatr.ca/foster.

Because there is never a shortage of cats, OSCatR is always in need of foster homes. Foster home volunteers are an integral part of the Adoption and Trap & Release (TNR) programs. Without foster homes, OSCatR would be limited in the help they could provide to cats who are referred to the Adoption and TNR programs.

Two types of fosters: Adoption (socializing/providing an enriching environment to cats who will be adopted out, allowing potential adopters to visit cats in your home) and TNR (providing a safe space for community cats to recover from neuter/spay before returning to their colonies).
Location: Various locatiions across Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Leadership Committee Volunteer - OTTAWA

One in ten Canadians are diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and many others are at risk – The Kidney Foundation of Canada works to increase awareness and support those with CKD.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer based organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

We are looking for Leadership Committee Volunteers who will be responsible for assisting the Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter) and its goals.


Essential Skills:
Exceptional commitment to the mission while understanding the purpose of the Foundation; takes initiative; ability to engage, motivate, and inspire people; demonstrates initiative and works collaboratively with team members; facilitation skills; financial related background or connection with Kidney Disease is an asset

Requirements:
Works collaboratively with Chapter and or Branch staff planning activities which align with the Foundation’s strategic plan and supporting Chapters’ development; assist with fundraising campaigns; participates in external activities representing the Foundation; meets regularly with Chapter and Committee Members; undertakes specific assignments; has experience on a Board or Committee

Commitment:
We require up to 1 year of your valuable time attending annual and general meetings as well as conference calls if required

Training:
Introduction and training will be provided by the Chapter Manager

Positions Available:
2

Chapters Recruiting Board Members:
Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5



Do you have any questions or would like to get involved with
The Kidney Foundation?


Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Suzanne Laniel
Community & Volunteer Supervisor
Office Administrator
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
P: 1-800-724-9953 x 4552 Email: Suzanne.laniel@kidney.ca
Location: The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Eastern Ontario Chapter (Ottawa/Kingston)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Leadership Committee Volunteer - OTTAWA

One in ten Canadians are diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and many others are at risk – The Kidney Foundation of Canada works to increase awareness and support those with CKD.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer based organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

We are looking for Leadership Committee Volunteers who will be responsible for assisting the Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter) and its goals.


Essential Skills:
Exceptional commitment to the mission while understanding the purpose of the Foundation; takes initiative; ability to engage, motivate, and inspire people; demonstrates initiative and works collaboratively with team members; facilitation skills; financial related background or connection with Kidney Disease is an asset

Requirements:
Works collaboratively with Chapter and or Branch staff planning activities which align with the Foundation’s strategic plan and supporting Chapters’ development; assist with fundraising campaigns; participates in external activities representing the Foundation; meets regularly with Chapter and Committee Members; undertakes specific assignments; has experience on a Board or Committee

Commitment:
We require up to 1 year of your valuable time attending annual and general meetings as well as conference calls if required

Training:
Introduction and training will be provided by the Chapter Manager

Positions Available:
2

Chapters Recruiting Board Members:
Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5



Do you have any questions or would like to get involved with
The Kidney Foundation?


Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Suzanne Laniel
Community & Volunteer Supervisor
Office Administrator
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
P: 1-800-724-9953 x 4552 Email: Suzanne.laniel@kidney.ca
Location: The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Eastern Ontario Chapter (Ottawa/Kingston)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (DSORC) is currently seeking two Co-Facilitator Volunteers, with one position open in our Arabic Community Support Group and one in our Rural Ottawa South Support Group.

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
• Involve participants through invitation and inclusion
• Initiate, clarify and summarize discussions as required
• Harmonize to reduce tension and encourage participants to explore differences
• 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
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience in group facilitation
• Professionalism
• Respect for diversity and cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Effective listening skills, empathy, and adaptability
• Ability to work collaboratively with co-facilitator and supervisor and take initiative
• Reliability
• Respect for the boundaries of the position
• Experience as a caregiver is an asset
• 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: 1750 Russell Road
Suite 1742
Deadline: Jun 25, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 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: Aug 9, 2019
Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue is looking for someone to be our Supply Coordinator. This is a volunteer position. We are all volunteers, and this is a nonprofit organization.

Roles would include:

Being a drop off location for event items.

Soliciting crafts and items from the volunteers who provide them to restock the event kits

Stocking and restocking kits

Collecting items for events from Storage (for example, table, donation bins, cat cages) and either dropping them off to the lead volunteer, or putting them outside at a safe location for volunteers to pick up prior to the event.

Kits can be stored with you, or you would have access to the storage locker on Moodie Drive.

Events are not that frequent. Certain months have 3-4 events, and others have none. Our fundraising coordinator is very organized and provides a detailed list of items each time, in advance of the dates.

Further duties could include: managing and maintaining the storage locker space (keeping it clean and organized). There are only a couple people with access.

You would be part of our inner team of coordinators. We would request your help in some decision making. We try to communicate with each other often and keep everyone uptodate with all the comings and goings.

You would also be part of our crafting committee page and volunteer page so that people can contact you and you can contact them for supplies.

We have fun, make friends and help a lot of cats.

Requirements:

* Ability to drive to the storage locker on Moodie Drive.

** Being committed! We often have many people want to help, they help a little and then disappear. We really need someone who is in it, and who wants to contribute.

*** Have to be on Facebook, and able to be contacted when items are needed.

We promise that it is rewarding, and we have very little drama. None of us our perfect, but we try our best.

Please email rescue@oscatr.ca

Subject: Supply Coordinator (Aubrie)
Location: Various locations across Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Mental Illness Caregiver’s Association will ensure that caregivers have awareness of and access to resources that provide meaningful support for themselves and lifelong care for their loved ones with mental illness.

Art in Strathcona Park is MICA’s major annual fundraiser. As Marketing Assistant you will work with the Marketing Manager and other marketing volunteers to increase public and artist attendance through promotion of the event.

Responsibilities:
• Work with the Marketing Manager to promote Art in Strathcona Park to Artists and to the Public
• Distribute promotional material according to the promotional plan
• Assist in enhancing marketing strategies
• Assist with promotional materials including letters to artists, press releases, posters and others
• Assist in maintaining pre- and post-show communication
• Help track event attendance

Requirements:
• Marketing Experience, studies in marketing or an interest in marketing
• 1 year
• Knowledge and use of Social Media, software products, publicity, and promotional materials
• Communication skills, highly motivated, creative, etc.)
• Bilingualism would be an asset

Possible extension of position in 2020
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jul 20, 2019
Mental Illness Caregiver’s Association will ensure that caregivers have awareness of and access to resources that provide meaningful support for themselves and lifelong care for their loved ones with mental illness.

Art in Strathcona Park is MICA’s major annual fundraiser. As Marketing Manager you will work with the Event Manager and other marketing volunteers to increase public and artist attendance through promotion of the event.

Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and implement the marketing plan for Art in Strathcona Park, 2nd Saturday in August
• Promote Art in Strathcona Park to Artists and to the Public
• Update and enhance Art in Strathcona Park’s promotional plan
• Create promotional materials including letters to artists, press releases, posters and others
• Maintain pre- and post-show communication
• Track event attendance

Requirements:
• Marketing Experience or studies in marketing
• 1 year
• Knowledge of Social Media use, experience with software products, publicity, promotional materials,
• Communication skills, highly motivated, creative, etc.)
• Bilingualism would be an asset
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
Helping With Furniture (HWF) is looking for a talented Social Media Manager to administer our social media accounts. You will be responsible for posting text and graphical content, managing posts, streamlining promotion of HWF events and announcements, and helping to raise local awareness of our organization.

Responsibilities
· Publish, and share content provided by volunteer leads
· Monitor report on web traffic metrics
· Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures)
· Selection and training of a cross-promotional application for use by other team members
· Engage partner organizations and support their efforts
· Raise overall awareness of HWF, our services, and our accomplishments

Requirements
· Proven work experience as a Social media manager
· Hands on experience in content management
· Ability to deliver creative content (text, image, and video)
Location: 9-5350 Canotek Rd, Ottawa (Gloucester) ON K1J 9E1
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Organization: ArtsConnect Ottawa
Recruter, former et superviser les bénévoles en leur fournissant une orientation, des ressources et un soutien actif pour élaborer des plans de travail et effectuer le travail.
Location: 121 Foutrh Avenue
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Organization: OTTAWA CHAMBERFEST
Come join us this summer as our 25th anniversary celebrations end August 8th, 2019.
With the help of dedicated volunteers, Chamberfest offers audiences an impressive variety of concerts and events featuring artists from across Canada and around the world.

Volunteers who contribute their time, energy, experience and passion for music are indispensable to the smooth operation of the festival. Through innovative programming, arts education and outreach programs we aim to deepen the experiences of audiences, reach a broader range of music lovers and appeal to a more diverse public from all ages and cultures.

Chamberfest volunteer roles for students (16+) and adults include ushering, production crew and box office. Find out now how your individual skills, interests, and talents can contribute to the success of our 2019 summer festival.
Location: 4 Florence Street Suite 201
Deadline: Jul 21, 2019
Êtes-vous quelqu’un qui souhaite faire une différence dans la vie des personnes ayant des besoins particuliers? Quelqu’un qui aime contribuer à votre communauté? Aimez-vous aider vos voisins à développer un sens d’appartenance, de participation, et d’inclusion communautaire? Nous voulons vous parler!

Liens Étudiants cherche des personnes motivées et responsables pour devenir mentor à nos élèves ayant des besoins spéciaux de toutes capacités. Vous serez jumeler un a un avec un jeune adulte pour développer un mentorat ensemble viser sur vos intérêts et passions partagés. Vous allez explorer vos intérêts en commun pour aider l’étudiant à développer ses capacités autour de sa passion et les aider à se préparer pour la vraie vie après l’école secondaire.

Une personne peut devenir mentor dans plusieurs manières et chaque expérience de mentorat est unique et tailler aux besoins de l’élève et le mentor. En tant que bénévole vous pouvez :
- Aider l’étudiant à explorer leur communauté et fréquenter des évènements ensemble
- Travailler sur un projet ensemble (créer un film, bande dessiné, table en menuiserie, danse)
- Prendre un cours ensemble (yoga, danse, art, soccer…)
- Agir comme portier et introduire a votre réseau social, clubs/groupes dont vous êtes membre
- Aider à préparer pour les études post-secondaires, préparation pour le marché de travail
- Développer leur Independence dans la communauté sur les autobus, faire des achats, habilités de la vie comme préparation de nourriture et lavage…
- Enseigner une nouvelle habilité – sport, travail de mains, instrument
- Faire un ami et s’amuser avec des personnes qui partagent vos intérêts!

Nous cherchons des personnes engagées, motivées, responsables, et matures qui veulent faire une différence dans la vie d’un jeune en les guidant et montrant des options pour leur futures. Si vous êtes quelqu’un qui est passionnée par l’inclusion communautaire et pense que chaque personne mérite les mêmes opportunités et expériences enrichissant dans la vie, veuillez-vous vous impliquer aujourd’hui!

Imaginez avoir eu un mentor quand vous étiez jeune et les choses que vous auriez pu faire différemment avec quelqu’un pour vous guider. Vous pouvez maintenant devenir cette personne pour un adolescent qui a hâte pour son futur!

Expérience à travailler avec la population de notre clientèle (besoins particuliers) n’est pas nécessaire. Tous ceux et celles qui veulent aider un jeune a développer sa passion et faire partie de sa communauté sont les bienvenues d’appliquer.
Location: Lieux Variees
Deadline: Sep 4, 2019
Organization: SchoolBOX Inc
SchoolBOX is a Canadian and Nicaraguan Charity that is 'Making Education Possible' in Nicaragua, Northern Canada and around the world.

Since 2016, we have built over 100 classrooms, installed 81 libraries, and delivered over 155K educational packages to students.

Our mandate is to empower children to get a basic education and improve their lives.

We are looking for a Volunteer Writer to help us spread our message to a wider donor base.

This position is essential to tell our story in creative ways to attract new donor groups, partners and volunteers.

Duties include:

• Creating media releases to promote SchoolBOX
• Dissemination of media releases to various media outlets across the country
• Brainstorm with team members on future communications pieces
• Editing of some communications pieces

Requirements:

• Strong writing skills
• Writing experience, or the willingness to learn and to improve
• Ability to tell a story
• Creative mindset
• Ability to meet deadlines


This is a volunteer position done from your home office that can cater to your schedule. Bi-monthly phone or in person meetings are essential in order to stay on track.

Please contact Jonathan Tam, SchoolBOX Executive Director to apply or for more information: jon@schoolbox.ca.

Please submit a creative writing sample about SchoolBOX when applying. You can find previous media releases and articles about SchoolBOX at www.schoolbox.ca/media
Location: Anywhere
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Organization: SchoolBOX Inc
SchoolBOX is a Canadian and Nicaraguan Charity that is 'Making Education Possible' in Nicaragua, Northern Canada and around the world.

Since 2016, we have built over 100 classrooms, installed 81 libraries, and delivered over 155K educational packages to students.

Our mandate is to empower children to get a basic education and improve their lives.

We are looking for a Volunteer Google Adwords Campaign Analyst to help us spread our message to a wider donor base.

Duties include:

• Analyze Campaign Requirements
• Create Campaign Strategy
• Identify the Right Targeting Methods
• Prepare Ad Content and Creatives
• Setup Landing Pages
• Setup Campaign
• Optimize Campaigns
• Generate and Share Reports
• Set up tags and conversions
• Integrate with Salesforce

Experience

• 1 – 2 years working with Google AdWords
• Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tools.
• Salesforce or other CRM related experience
• Wordpress savvy

This is a volunteer position done from your home office that can cater to your schedule. Bi-monthly phone or in person meetings are essential in order to stay on track.

Please contact Jonathan Tam, SchoolBOX Executive Director to apply or for more information: jon@schoolbox.ca
Location: Anywhere
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Organization: CNIB
Calling all Heroes!

We are seeking a team to assist with the planning and execution of a Hero themed evening festival!

This FUND-draising event is designed to both raise funds for CNIB, it will also be a community festival that brings together people of all ages, and celebrates the heroes of the sight loss community.

Seeking skills in any of the following:
-Event Planning
-Marketing
-School based fundraising and/or organizing
-Business-to-Business fundraising or networking
-Community Outreach
-Community Fundraising
-Social media

PLEASE NOTE: While we will be contacting people as soon as possible for this event due to staff holidays, applications received after June 14th will likely not receive a response until July 4th. Applications received prior to June 14th within 2 days. .
Location: Unit 104, 425 Marche Way
Lansdowne Park
Ottawa
Deadline: Jul 8, 2019
Since 1991, English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community (www.eltoc.ca) has been providing individualized and accessible home-based English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring to eligible adult newcomers who cannot attend regular ESL classes by matching them to trained volunteers in the community. We also have a program geared specifically to helping Syrian refugees who can’t attend school by organizing them into small groups that are taught by certified TESL teachers.

English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community (ELTOC) is looking to recruit a dedicated individual who shares our vision to build a strong, inclusive, multicultural community to join our volunteer Board.

The ideal candidate will have:
• A commitment to ELTOC’s mission, vision and objectives
• A collaborative and teamwork approach
• Effective communication
• Willingness to commit approx. 5-8 hours per month including for Board meetings, usually held the 3rd Thursday evening of the month plus some flexibility to attend occasional events
• Skills or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: strategic planning, finance, communications, governance, program evaluation or fundraising
• Understanding of the challenges faced by newcomers to Canada (e.g., second language acquisition, settlement, etc.) and commitment to advancing the opportunities and capabilities of newcomers
• Previous experience with a non-profit Board or community group is an asset

Qualified candidates, who share our vision to build a strong, inclusive, multicultural community, are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to hr@eltoc.ca by June 21, 2019. All submissions will be reviewed; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please feel free to contact Julie Somers, Board Chair, at 613-899-7030.
Location: 404 McArthur Avenue
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Music & Memory IPod Program aims to provide the means and opportunity for a person living with dementia to experience the benefits of listening to
well loved, meaningful music. Visits can be enhanced; anxiety soothed by enabling your loved one to listen to music of their liking through noise cancellation headphones. IPOD Touches and IPOD shuffles are available on each unit for family and staff use.

Location: 9 Meridian Place, Ottawa, Ontario
K2G 6P8
Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
You will participate in helping seniors with the benefits of Virtual Reality programming. Virtual headsets will be used by the residents with several interactive activities to help stimulate or calm residents depending on their level of care.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Ottawa, Ontario
K2G 6P8
Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
We need your help with volunteers on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Shifts are 4:00-8:30 pm and 5:00-9:00 pm.
All volunteers are asked to arrive 15 mins before their shift ready to work.
Tasks include:
• Tear down of tables, chairs and signage around the beach
• Removal of all temporary fencing and barricades
• Disassemble all nets, poles and ropes
• Removal of all numbers on the nets and pack the nets away in their bags
• Return of beach to its orginal condition
All jobs require light physical labor and closed toed shoes are recommended.
Register for the event here: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2788314/false#/invitation
Location: Mooney's Bay
Deadline: Jun 22, 2019
Corporate delivery teams have a team leader who coordinates a group of volunteers to deliver meals over the lunch hour. These volunteers work in teams consisting of a driver and a server. In most cases a corporation would adopt a route for one day a week which means a commitment of two hours per week. More information is available by contacting Meals on Wheels. We'd be happy to discuss a collaboration with your organization.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
The Meals on Wheels Server is teamed with a driver to deliver nutritious meals to individuals over the lunch hour in order to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. There are pickup location across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R6L2
Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
Volunteer Drivers deliver nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. Volunteer drivers can do deliveries on their own or can be paired up with volunteer servers.
There are pickup locations across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Stree
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Sep 2, 2019
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Tuesdays over the lunch hour in the Centertown area?
Delivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help seniors and adults with disabilities in need of a weekly delivery of frozen food and a friendly face.
Frozen routes are delivered between 12 noon and 2 pm on Tuesdays. Pick up of routes is at our office at 670 Albert Street (in the Good Companions Building)

Please note that if you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on delivery routes.
Location: 670 Albert Street
c/o Meals on Wheels
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Organization: A Love of Tennis
Help with fundraising and in recruiting sponsorship for our organization. Develop a sponsorship program for businesses to target, and help in fundraising initiatives as based in our strategic plan.
Location: 600 Smyth Road
Deadline: Jun 29, 2019
Organization: A Love of Tennis
On court tennis instruction part time - one or two evenings a week during July and August. Program and orientation provided the first week of July. Must have some tennis experience and be able to work as a team and with large groups.
Location: 600 Smyth Road
Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Looking for creative makers to share their passion for maker culture by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you have a passion for creative arts? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby? You could be a painter, an art enthusiast, sewer or quilter, maker of toys, dolls, crafts, anything!

Do you love to work with laser cutters, 3D printers and pens, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of maker culture to build on knowledge/skills and to possibly learn more about roles in this field.

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
Deadline: Sep 2, 2019
Spring is upon us and summer is around the corner! Let's make the most of it!

Do you enjoy being active in the outdoors and participating in sports and recreation activities? Do you have a love for fishing, hiking, running, exploring nature, working out or playing on local sports teams?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about roles in recreation, sports, outdoor adventures and possibly explore other opportunities in this area of interest.

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
- Participating in rec or sports programs together

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: Sep 2, 2019
Organization: Christie Lake Kids
Building Skills and Transforming Lives, it’s what we do. Are you passionate about helping kids from economically disadvantaged communities leap over barriers and learn new skills? Do you lead with energy and enthusiasm? Do you practice a sport or art and want to spend more time sharing it? Do you have experience in education or leadership? Do you want to pass on your passion?

If so we adding to our Program Volunteer Intake for Christie Lake Kids STAR (Skills through Arts and Recreation) and LIT (Leaders in Training) programs for our Fall 2019 community! To learn more visit our website www.christielakekids.com or email volunteer@chrsitielakekids.com to inquire today.
Location: 400 Coventry Rd
Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Organization: Ausome Ottawa
Ausome is hosting a 5-week Summer Sports Camp in both the center, west and east end of Ottawa. We are looking for energetic, fun, caring and responsible volunteer team members to help our Ausome kids be successful each day. Join us for 1 week or come for all 5 and help us bring smiles and laughs, while teaching children with autism to play and have fun. 8:30am - 4:30pm. Half days are an option.

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

Reliable high school students welcome.

Week 1: July 22-26 Center
Week 2: July 29-Aug 2 Center
Week 3: August 6-9 Center
Week 4: August 12-16 East
Week 5: August 19-23 West

Let us know what week(s) you're available.
Location: Center: July 22-Aug 9th- RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa
East: Aug 12-16- Miracle League Ottawa, 3659 Navan Road, Navan
West: Aug 19-23- Richcraft Recreation Complex, 4101 Innovation Drive, Kanata
Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
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 programs in basketball, gymnastics, yoga, tennis, get moving and PD day camps!

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: Aug 30, 2019
Public Policy Assistant
Investigate cancer survivorship issues for Canadian research on the subject to assist health policy development . Review US and other studies worldwide.
Recommend resources for data/information. Analyzes available data/information, monitors data/information quality, and communicates findings related to policy impact in reports, and presentations.
Monitor, analyze and share information on trends, research and developments in public policy and practice relevant to cancer survivorship.
Location: 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Want a rewarding position! Imagine how you feel when you just had your hair done! Our Residents feel the same! We are looking for volunteers that will help escort and porter Residents to and from their hair appointments with the Home. Volunteer opportunities on Thursday morning/afternoon and Friday morning/afternoon. What a great opportunity to make someone feel good!
Location: 200 IslandLodge Rd
Ottawa,On. K1N 5M2
Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
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