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Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Volunteers are needed at Clifford Bowey PS - Special Education School. The school was opened in 1970 to meet the academic and social needs of students with developmental delays/disabilities.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Assistance is often required in their leisure and therapeutic pool and/or in their music and movement classes. If you think you can assist, they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Clifford Bowey School
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
The Community Living Class at Bell High School serves students with special needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Opportunities for reading buddies, games, art and crafts, caller for time bingo, cooking, field trips computer skills. There are a maximum of 10 students per classroom. Bell would like to have volunteers join the program and share their interests and talents. They are always open to new ideas and they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Bell High School Nepean
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
The Heart of the City Piano Program is committed to bringing the joy of music to the lives of the socio-economically under-privileged children of Ottawa.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Requires a recent vulnerable sector police check (PVSC) clearance for service with the vulnerable sector. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If interested please contact the Heart of the City Program Piano Program Coordinator(s) at : uottawa.hcpp@gmail.com. After you are pre-approved by the Heart of the City Coordinator(s) please go ahead and register on-line at: www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time to meet to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Many elementary schools within the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)are now offering full-day classes and care for Kindergarten students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE)program are looking for volunteers who can help in a Kindergarten classroom setting to assist the teacher with the daily routines. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has a few elementary schools looking for volunteers to assist in their Autism Unit.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.(Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
What is your company doing to promote literacy? NOTE: This is a group volunteer opportunity--you need to lead a team of volunteer readers from your organization.

If you want to volunteer as an individual please register as OVIE volunteer www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application. If you have a team of readers for OttawaReads please proceed to register for this position. The Ottawa Network for Education s OttawaReads program is a unique school/business partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-on-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. After attending an orientation/training session in their place of work, volunteers fulfill a weekly or bi-weekly one-hour commitment to read to students in local schools. Each participating organization is partnered with a school in their own geographic location. The number of volunteers requested from each organization is based upon the size of the company and the requirements of the partnering school. We currently have several schools on the waitlist for new OttawaReads partners. Can you help? Be a team leader in your place of work!
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
English Language Development (ELD/ESL) - (English Language Development (ELD), English as a Second Language (ESL)) tutors/volunteers needed to support 500 Syrian refugee students who are coming to our OCDSB schools and require extra support.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

You would be working with students primarily on their English (reading & writing) along with assisting them to adapt to their new environment. Self-paced training is required (approx. 3 hours), details will follow upon your registration. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Adult High School - Central Orientation Class is designed for newly-arrived students between 18 and 20 years of age who require ELD support. They receive English Language and Math support. Students leave the Centre to take other courses at the Adult HS or to enter the workforce.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE BACKGROUND CLEARANCE TO SERVICE THE VULNERABLE SECTOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Adult High School Rochester Street
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Sir Wilfred Laurier High School (1515 Tenth Avenue Orleans)
Sir Wilfred Laurier High School has started a F.A.B. (Fashion Art Business) Club. They are in need of volunteers to help teach sewing on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays after school from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

It would be beneficial if the individual(s) have knowledge about sewing 
Please contact Lee-Ann Scott if you can help! lscott@onfe-rope.ca 613-366-3085 x253
Location: Sir Wilfred Laurier High School 1515 Tenth Avenue Orleans
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: CANHAVE Children's Centre
WORDPRESS expert to update the CANHAVE website:
-ability to update webpages easily

-ability to add additional features, such as pop-up messages

-expertise with Wordpress (advanced capabilities)

-knowledge of tracking statistics on views/usage

-knowledge of plug-ins

-ability to assist with blog

-editing eye to help update contact and vibe of the website

-knowledge of Google analytics and adwords bonus

Interest in assisting a voluntary based-organization supporting the education of Ugandan orphans
Location: flexible
Deadline: Nov 18, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the North Gloucester Public Library on Thursday from 6:00-7:30. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the St. Laurent Public Library Mondays or Tuesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the St. Laurent Public Library Mondays or Tuesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children and youth in reading and homework at the Orleans Public Library on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 1376 Bank Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: United Way Ottawa/Centraide Ottawa
RESPONSIBILITIES
Describe the major responsibilities or activities of the position and how they are carried out.
• Working with data in excel sheets (Creating lists, readying data for import, etc)
• Supporting other analytics projects as needed
• Adding/Updating database entries

TIME COMMITMENT
Indicate approximate time commitment for this volunteer position.
• 3-month period, starting Monday, November 21, 2017
• Minimum one day per week

QUALIFICATIONS
Please describe the qualifications needed for this volunteer position.
• Advanced Excel (ie: formulas, Pivot tables, charting, conditional formatting, general data manipulation, importing/exporting etc)
• Advanced PowePoint
• General comfort with most other MS Office applications
• Experience updating database entries/records
• Generally comfortable using a computer
• Plus to have any experience conducting research via the web
Location: • Working with data in excel sheets (Creating lists, readying data for import, etc)
• Supporting other analytics projects as needed
• Adding/Updating database entries
Deadline: Nov 24, 2017
Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services , the Front Desk Receptionist provides administrative, reception and data entry support to the programs delivered in Mental Health Services in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Bureau.

Principal Duties:
• Answer telephones, provide information on services, and direct callers to the appropriate person
• Greet visitors and direct as appropriate
• Coordinate courier services, sort mail
• Provide assistance to Administrative Assistant and DSDI coordinator as required
• Word processing documents as required
• Maintain office supply inventory, order as required
• Make photocopies as required
• Prepare information packages or other packages for mailing
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Fluently bilingual (Advanced level English & French is essential)
• Able to communicate in a positive, polite and respectful manner
• Able to communicate effectively with different cultural groups
• Excellent telephone manner
• Able to use a multi-line telephone
• Able to use a computer for data entry, word processing and internet search
• Punctual and reliable in coming in for scheduled shifts, or phoning in advance if unavailable or sick.
• Able to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Able to accept supervision and direction
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of the needs, interests and concerns of marginalized youth
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity

Time Commitment:
Volunteers are asked to select a minimum of one 4 hour shift per week from 4 – 8 pm on Thursdays, for a minimum period of three months. Volunteers wishing to work less than a 4 hour shift may be considered at the discretion of the supervisor.

Screening:
• Volunteer Application
• Interview with Human Resources and the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services
• References (2)
• Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector
• TB Test

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Policy Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with the Assistant Director of Mental Health Services
• Periodic training and development opportunities

Disclaimer:
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the volunteer. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required. Volunteers may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Location: 2301 Carling Ave.
Deadline: Feb 1, 2018
Organization: Special Olympics Ontario
Purpose:
To record and document written communication pertaining to the business of the Community Council.

Qualifications:
● Good written communication skills
● Ability to record minutes from meetings.
● Computer skills
● Self-directed and good organization skills.
● Access to computer and internet strongly recommended.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Record and transcribe all minutes of Community Council and Executive meetings.
● Distribute minutes and other relevant information as required to the community volunteers in advance of each meeting.
● Forward a copy of all the minutes to the Provincial Staff Representative.
● Maintain files of minutes, correspondence etc., on the community’s behalf.
● Book meeting rooms and arrange for refreshments if necessary.
● Correspond with Community volunteers, the Provincial office and others as
required on behalf of the community.
● Upon vacating the position all files etc. must be passed on to the new
secretary.
● Review and be familiar with sections 1,3,6,13 and 18 of the information portal.
● Maintain Special Olympics e-mail address that is provided to you if applicable

Time Requirement:
Two hours per week is the estimated time commitment.

Duration of Position:
Two-year term or as per Community by-laws.

Accountability:
● To work in cooperation with the Community Council and with the membership.
● To ensure Provincial Staff Representative is made aware of the minutes of each
Council meeting.

Orientation and Training:
● Orientation and training is available through the outgoing secretary and/or Provincial Staff Representative.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Organization: DeafBlind Ontario Services
We are seeking someone who has a certified Animal Therapy pet to visit our group home. Our Intervenor staff will be there to assist in the facilitation of pet therapy; to help communicate with our clients. No previous experience working with individuals who are deafblind is required. However, the pet must be certified as a therapy animal.
Location: St. Laurent/Walkley Rd area
Deadline: Dec 8, 2017
Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Matthew House Furniture Bank is seeking a few volunteer truck drivers to help us deliver quality used furniture to those who are struggling in our community. Our clients include: refugees, single mothers, those transitioning from homeless shelters, and others who have lost their possessions. Our clients are referred from over 50 social service agencies. We help over 60 families per month.

Applicants are asked to fill-out our online Application Form at: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application/?OrganizationGuid=4b676f62-db14-4e87-b363-db20e315928e&ApplicationFormNumber=1

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Must have a valid G Class Driver's License;
-Must provide a recent Police Record's Check;
-Must provide a recent Uncertified Driver Record;
-Drive delivery truck to clients' homes;
-Drive delivery truck to furniture donors' homes;
-Supervise Driver's Assistants;
-Assist with moving furniture onto and from delivery truck;
-Assist with moving furniture into and within warehouse;
-Must be available 4-6 hours a week;
-Shifts are as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:00pm, Thursdays 10am - 3pm; and Saturdays 10:00am -3pm;
-Operate within MHO: FB guidelines;
-Focus on and execute safe work practices to achieve a safe work environment; and
-Work well in a fast paced environment.
Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Matthew House Furniture Bank is seeking a few volunteer Driver's Assistants to help us deliver quality used furniture to those who are struggling in our community. Our clients include: refugees, single mothers, those transitioning from homeless shelters, and others who have lost their possessions. Our clients are referred from over 50 social service agencies. We help over 60 families per month.

Applicants are asked to fill-out our online Application Form at: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application/?OrganizationGuid=4b676f62-db14-4e87-b363-db20e315928e&ApplicationFormNumber=1

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Must be able to lift 50-75lbs;
-Travel with the truck driver to deliver furniture to client's doorstep;
-Travel with the truck driver to pick-up furniture donations;
-Driver's Assistants are supervised and report directly to the driver;
-Assist with moving furniture onto and from delivery truck;
-Assist with moving furniture into and within warehouse;
-Steel toed boots or shoes are recommended;
-Must be available 4-6 hours a week;
-Shifts are as follows: Mondays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:00pm, Thursdays 10am - 3pm; Fridays 12:00pm – 4:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am -3pm;
-Operate within MHO: FB guidelines;
-Focus on and execute safe work practices to achieve a safe work environment; and
-Work well in a fast paced environment.
Location: 340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Ottawa, ON
K2K 1Y6
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics Greater Ottawa is looking for enthusiastic and qualified individuals to join its Public Relations team. The incumbents must possess the following skills:

Written Communication
- Create engaging content for advertisement descriptions (recruiting volunteers, event promotion, boost SOO awareness, etc.)
- Reach out to other local organizations in order to tap into audiences that we don’t currently serve
-Includes: features on monthly newsletters, press releases, etc.

Graphic Design and Video Creation
- Create posters for SOO’s social media platforms
-Includes: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- Edit short video clips for event promotion
- Assist on ad campaigns with a team of other creatives
-Through creative ideas generation and sharing, knowledge of various design tools

Analytics
- Develop performance metrics to track progress
- Track performance using various tools (i.e. Excel)
- Provide brief weekly reports regarding engagement, how many new followers achieved on each platform, assess which posts are doing better than others (based on content-type, features, visuals used)

Soft Skills
- Team player
- Strong communicator
- High sense of integrity
- Innovative / out-of-box thinker
- Timely with e-mails and other forms of communication
- Passionate about marketing / social media / public relations
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Organization: Carlington Community Chaplaincy
We need some serious help organizing our sewing program supplies into clear bins so that participants can easily access them and keep them organized. The program runs on Monday afternoons between 1:30-3:00, although we have some flexibility for the organizer to work at other times during the day.
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Carlington Community Chaplaincy
Offer weekly guitar lessons to members of the Carlington Community. Work with Program Coordinator to identify suitable day(s)/time(s) to offer lessons; lots of flexibility in terms of how many students you teach, length of lessons/sessions.
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave
Unit 102
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Carlington Community Chaplaincy
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 9-12 on the third Saturday of each month. Volunteer must be over the age of 18, follow City of Ottawa safety guidelines, and support the team with preparation, serving, and clean-up. CPR and First Aid course, plus Police Record Check required; can be acquired free of charge after application.

Our community brunches draw about 50 individuals in the Carlington Community. The community centre is 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 follow City guidelines for the opening/closing and use of the space. We have a team of volunteers who bring the food for the brunch, prepare it on-site, and clean-up after the event. Our key holder is the liaison for the volunteer group and the community members who attend the brunches.

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)
Location: 1465 Caldwell Ave, Unit 102
Ottawa ON K1Z 8L9
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Family Cinema Foundation
Calling all aspiring projectionists and movie buffs of all ages. Family Cinema is looking for volunteers to assist our projectionist. All movies are now digital and coordinated with a computer system connected to lights and sound that supports the back stage and on stage show as well. Contact coordinator@familycinema.ca
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa ON
Deadline: Feb 2, 2018
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The OTL is bringing five Repair Café to a variety of neighborhoods around Ottawa and needs fixers, photographers, and a wide variety of friendly and organized people to help us create this fun, community building event.
If you're a whiz at organizing events, fixing household objects (clothes, glasses, small appliances, furniture, bikes, toys, etc), or just a friendly face to greet visitors, make coffee, and oversee activities, we would love to have you at one (or more!) of our Repair Cafe's.

Upcoming dates so far are December 9th and February 24th, more to come!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Helping with Furniture
Helping With Furniture(www.helpingwithfurniture.org) is a volunteer-run charitable organization that provides gently-used furniture and household goods to families and individuals in situations of hardship. Most of the families helped are referrals from social agencies. These families may have fled from conflict or life-threatening situations.

Once a week, the organization collects the gently-used furniture items from donating residences, and delivers these items to the families in need.

Before these deliveries, volunteers do an assessment of the needs of the individuals/families we help.
The Visitor Coordinator would :
--Conduct a preliminary needs assessment by contacting families by telephone to confirm what essential furniture they have and what they need, and to update contact information (names, address, telephone numbers, etc.)
--Based on these assessments, assign visiting teams (2 or 3 families to visit, on a weekly basis)
--Manage the visitation schedule for the team
--Send out a visiting schedule to the visiting teams, every 3 or 4 months
--Help maintain and update the Visitor Handbook
--Maintain the waiting list of families
--Answer visitor's questions, as necessary
Location: This is a work from home position.
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Centre de services à la famille, Région de la capitale nationale
Dès la mi-septembre 2017, le programme A3 offrira un soutien scolaire supplémentaire aux élèves nouveaux arrivants pour leur permettre d’atteindre leur plein potentiel scolaire et ainsi assurer une meilleure intégration à l’école et une meilleure réussite scolaire. Ce programme est offert gratuitement aux élèves nouveaux arrivants (NA) des écoles élémentaires et secondaires du CECCE, ainsi qu'à leurs parents, le mercredi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à la bibliothèque de l’école Horizon-Jeunesse. Chaque bénévole aide un enfant, un adolescent ou un adulte dans les travaux scolaires ou l'apprentissage de la langue française. Le programme est aussi offert le mardi soir au Collège catholique Franco-Ouest.
Location: École Horizon-Jeunesse
235, av. McArthur
Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Organization: Centre de services à la famille, Région de la capitale nationale
Le Centre de services à la famille cherche des bénévoles qui aimeraient accompagner un enfant en lecture dans le programme Grands-parents à l'écoute dès octobre 2017. Lors d'une rencontre hebdomadaire d'une heure, vous aiderez un enfant entre 7 et 12 ans à améliorer ses compétences en lecture ainsi qu'à augmenter sa confiance. Le programme est offert le jour jusqu'à la mi-mai dans huit écoles de la région. Joignez-vous à nous, un enfant vous attend. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer avec Roxanne au 613-854-7010.
Location: 235 Beausoleil Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 8X8; 1345, av. Nottinghill Ottawa ON K1V 6T3; 2147, avenue Loyola Ottawa ON K1J 7W3; 350, rue Den Haag Ottawa ON K1K 0W9; 860, chemin Quinlan, Ottawa (Ontario) K1G 1R8 ; 349, rue Olmstead Vanier ON K1L 1B1; 2093 Bel-Air Dr, Ottawa ON K2C 2P6; 3395, avenue Daoust, Gloucester (Ontario) K1T 4A8
Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Organization: Carty House
Carty House is currently seeking passionate and committed individuals to serve as board members who will contribute to realizing the organization’s vision and strategic objectives, guide its long-term development and financial sustainability, and provide leadership. Reporting to the Board Chair, board members provide oversight for programs and services, human, financial and physical resources, participate in fundraising, and link with community partners to promote and develop Carty House within the community.
Board Member Responsibilities:
• Attend monthly board meetings and other important related meetings
• Volunteer for and accept assignments and complete these on time
• Stay informed about committee matters, prepare for meetings, review and comment on minutes and reports
• Build collegial working relationships with other board members
• Actively participate in evaluation and planning efforts
• Actively participate in fundraising activities
• Participate in various activities as needed throughout the year
Board Member Requirements
We are seeking board members with qualifications in the following areas:
• Communications
• Fundraising
• Finance
• Human resources
Meetings
• The Board of Directors meets eleven times a year.
• There are no meetings in July.
• Board meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Committees
• Directors are expected to serve on at least one of the following committees: Communications, Finance, Fundraising, and an Adhoc Recruitment committee
• The Executive committee is comprised of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer
Term of Office
• Directors are elected for three-year terms. A Director may serve two consecutive terms.
• Time commitment: approximately 10 to 12 hours /month

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Location: PO Box 4758 Stn E, Ottawa, K1S 5H9
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Volunteers for this position will be responsible with the task of searching for books that can be donated to the Centre, creating a system for books borrowed by clients, and keeping the library at the Centre organized.

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a non-profit, social service centre that aims to support the Ottawa community by providing free resources targeted towards men's issues. Some of the supports we provide include: counseling and therapy, peer support groups, employment resources and legal information.
For up-to-date program information please visit our website: http://www.menandfamilies.org/ottawa
Location: 292 Montreal Road, Suite 302
Deadline: Nov 26, 2017
Organization: Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Group Facilitators and Program Leaders are expected to be highly competent, dedicated and professional. We are looking for individuals who have experienced mood disorder difficulties and have managed to cope successfully.

Non-professional volunteers may be considered for specific programs (i.e. peer support) if they are competent and have valuable skills and experience.

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a non-profit, social service centre that aims to support the Ottawa community by providing free resources targeted towards men's issues. Some of the supports we provide include: counseling and therapy, peer support groups, employment resources and legal information.
For up-to-date program information please visit our website: http://www.menandfamilies.org/ottawa
Location: 292 Montreal Road, Suite 302
Deadline: Nov 26, 2017
Organization: Carefor Health and Community Services
Filing&sorting clients records
assisting records coordinator with other administrative tasks
helping records coordinator with electronic documents mini-projects.
Location: 760 Belfast Road
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Downtown Services and Drop-In, the Lunch Server is responsible for receiving meals from the Ottawa Mission, serving food to youth who access our services, and maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen.

Principal Duties:
• Receive delivery of hot lunch from the Ottawa Mission
• Portion and serve food to youth who attend the Downtown Services and Drop-In
• Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality. Any substandard quality food must be brought to the attention of the Coordinator and properly discarded
• Put away leftovers , record date and keep records of the portions served
• Clean kitchen including serving area before and after the lunch hour
• Clean dishes using the sanitizer machine, ensuring to thoroughly rinse dishes beforehand
• Sweep and mop kitchen floor at the end of the shift
• Follow safe food handling practices
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good mobility required for bending and reaching etc.
• Ability to remain standing for the entire length of the shift
• Food Handlers Certificate
• Punctual and reliable in coming in for scheduled shifts, or phoning in advance if unavailable or sick
• Able to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Able to accept supervision and direction
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of the needs, interests and concerns of marginalized youth
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity

Time Commitment:
Volunteer shifts are available Monday-Friday from 12-2 pm or Saturday & Sunday from 1-3 pm. Volunteers are asked to select a minimum of one 2 hour shift per week for a minimum period of three months.

Screening:
• Volunteer Application
• Interview with Human Resources and DSDI Coordinator
• References (2)
• Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector
• TB Test

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Orientation Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with DSDI Coordinator
• Periodic training and development opportunities

Disclaimer:
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the volunteer. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required. Volunteers may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Location: 147 Besserer St.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Organization: Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario (PLEO)
Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario (PLEO) is a non-profit, family peer support organization for parents and caregivers whose children, youth or young adults (up to age 25) are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges. Our mission is to educate, support and empower the parents/caregivers so they can be the supporters and advocates their children need. Our core services include a confidential help line as well as peer support groups (in both English and French) throughout Ottawa and the surrounding counties (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, North Lanark, North Grenville, Renfrew County and Prescott-Russell).
Location: 1755 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 3J2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa
We are a liberal religious community looking for someone with administrative and reception qualifications to assist in the daily operations of our office. Ongoing duties include providing high quality customer service to all clients, overseeing the telephone system, processing and distributing mail, ensuring maintenance of office equipment and supplies, learning the database use for event scheduling and preparing documents. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary. 3 days per week, approx 10-3, with some flexibility.
Location: 30 Cleary Avenue
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: SkateABLE™
• Design and deliver developmentally appropriate lesson plans for children age 2-12
• Provide a fun, safe, and caring environment for skaters to learn
• Teach fundamental skating skills in a progressive manner
• Assess and evaluate individual skating skills based on SkateABLE™ standards
• Facilitate opportunities for skaters’ to play and make new friends
Location: 1701 Woodroffe Ave., Nepean
Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Organization: City of Ottawa- Garry J. Armstrong Long Term Care home
We are looking for volunteers that will help escort and porter Residents to and from the Roman Catholic Mass on Friday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30. The mass is located within the Home. Come and be surrounded by extremely vibrant and positive individuals. It is a great place to volunteer! Join our energetic volunteer team here at Garry J. Armstrong. Orientation/training opportunities will be provided.
Location: 200 Island Lodge Rd.
Ottawa On. K1N 5M2
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Dovercourt Recreation Association
Assist adults with a physical disability to get changed for activities, particularly swimming and aquafit.
Location: 411 Dovercourt Avenue
Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
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