COVID-19 Update

VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.

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Those wishing to volunteer to respond to COVID-19 specific needs, please search under Preferred Type of Volunteering for COVID-19 Virtual, Light Touch and High Touch volunteering opportunities.

Find a good cause and go for it! Whether it’s your first time volunteering or you are a seasoned veteran, we've got you covered. What type of non-profit organization do you want to volunteer for? What kind of volunteering do you want to do? Who do you want to help? You can search below for these and other preferences. If you aren’t sure exactly what you are looking for, start a wide search then narrow it down.

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Volunteer Ottawa
This is a short-term position that will assist Cat-a-Match Rescue located in Prescott-Russell.

As a volunteer you will be helping with yard work such as:
- Cleaning up
- Grass cutting
- Weed removal
- Burning branches with permission from municipality and supervision by owner of the property which encompasses 4 buildings.

If you have experience as a handyman, as a volunteer you would replace 2 window screens as well as nail siding to the front porch.

Time Commitment: This position could take 1-3 days or until it is completed.

For more information, please contact Joanne at catamatchrescue@hotmail.com.
Location: 4890 St Paul, St Eugene ON, K0B1P0 (near Hawkesbury)
Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
The FSO Board is seeking expertise in areas including not-for-profit law, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions, amalgamations, employment, human resources, real estate and change management.
Location: Family Services Ottawa
312 Parkdale, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Become a virtual reading star by joining the PRC Read To Me campaign!

Record a video of yourself reading your favorite children’s story (suitable for children 1 to 6 years of age) and become the star you are meant to be (feel free to include other family members and pets). We hope to have as many as 40+ videos that will play online and social media sharing the joy of reading during the pandemic and beyond. Videos should be between two and fifteen minutes in length. Animated reading (changes in voice and gestures etc…) is great but not required. We are looking for volunteers to read in multiple languages (ex. English, French, Arabic, Spanish, etc…). Where possible, we will select a few video stories and alter the video to include the words of the story for children that are hearing impaired.

Volunteers are encouraged to identify themselves at the beginning of the video. (ex. “Hello, my name is Paula and I work with…. I am volunteering with the Parent Resource Centre by reading one of my favorite stories to you. The story I am going to read today is…”). At the end, volunteers are encouraged to close the story session with something like the following: “I hope you enjoyed my book today”, “thank you for watching”, “I was happy to share with you today”.

We will provide you with a sample story session that you can watch to get you started via our YouTube channel. Once your video is complete, you will be invited to upload it (preferably in MP4 format) to a private drop box folder.

Please note, that we will require all volunteers to sign and return an electronic waiver that allows us to promote and play your video online and through social media.

All videos will be reviewed prior to airing.

Please contact Paula Coons at PCoons@parentresource.ca if you are interested in participating or have other questions. She will then send you the links you require to get started.

Thank you for being part of our effort to encourage storytelling, family time, and most of all reading.

*Note: Please do not contact Paula by phone. She is working virtually and can only access phone messages weekly.
Location: Virtual Opportunity
Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
Organization: Carty House
We are looking for a maintenance/handyman person who can come weekly to do small jobs and repairs such as painting. assembling shelves, minor plumbing, caulking etc.
Location: Sandy Hill
Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
We have over 300 people with disabilities in Ottawa who are feeling isolated and alone, wishing they had a volunteer friend and advocate through our organization. Most of them will have to wait two and a half years to be matched. Will you help one person to get off of our waiting list?

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

As a volunteer you need to be over the age of 18 and make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. People need people!

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org OR 613-761-9522

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

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

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

COMMUNIQUEZ AVEC NOUS: volunteer@able2.org OU 613-761-9522
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Alice is in her early 20s and would like a friend around the same age who is interested in going to the mall, restaurants and bars. Someone who is confident, supportive and can lead the way for her and help her extend her range of age appropriate activities.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Bells Corners
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Nick (aged 64 years old) enjoys watching sports – hockey, soccer, baseball and football – he is also open to other activities. He would love to spend an hour or two each week with someone who shared his interests and who could help him get out of the house.
As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Alta Vista
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Paul has many things he likes to do. He would like to be matched with a volunteer Advocate who can meet with him each week. Someone who enjoys some of the things that Paul does – walks, having a drink in bar, movies, restaurants, bowling.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: St Laurent
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Mary is friendly and outgoing, she enjoys new things and has a wide variety of interests such as arts and crafts, crosswords, museums, parks and community events. She is looking for someone who can spend time with her one-on-one each week. The ideal volunteers is someone who is patient, willing to work with Mary’s communication methods (which include a bliss board and personal communication book) and able to push a manual wheelchair.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Centrepointe
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Sophie lives in the Sandy Hill area and is looking for someone who can help her engage in her community by attending local events, going for coffee, walking with her and possibly providing some practical help (understanding documents, basic computer skills and budgeting). An ideal volunteer Advocate for Sophie would be someone who is down-to-earth, patient and understanding.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Sandy Hill area
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Millie is wishing for a great volunteer who would enjoy helping a senior get a bite to eat and lend a helping hand. Millie loves Boston Pizza and wants to get out into her community. She would love someone who could help her learn to use a computer.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Vanier/Carson Grove area
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Are you someone who enjoys movies, wrestling, and hockey? Then Arnold may be a good fit for you! Arnold his hoping for a kind and caring person who can spend time with him and maybe even help him how to cook.

Arnold is one of many people with disabilities who is looking for a friend in the community. As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Orleans Blvd and St Joseph Blvd
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Kevin is an outgoing guy who has a variety of interests including playing sports, playing video games, and doing arts and crafts! Kevin would love it if you would want to see him compete at his Special Olympic events as well! Kevin is looking for calm and active person who can spend some one-on-one time with him.

Kevin is one of many people with disabilities who is looking for a friend your community. Having a significant impact on someone’s life can be as simple as going out for a cup of coffee or going out for a walk. We need great people like you who can give a little bit of time, energy, fun, and effort to a person with a disability who needs it.

You could be one of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship and volunteer with someone in activities you enjoy as well. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Prince of Wales Dr/Hog's Back Rd
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Shane is an intelligent guy who loves anime, writing fan fiction, and studies design! Shane would love it if you shared and wanted to talk about his passion! Shane also loves animals. Shane is hoping for a kind volunteer who is comfortable starting conversations.

Shane is one of many people with disabilities who is looking for a friend your community. Having a significant impact on someone’s life can be as simple as going out for a cup of coffee or going out for a walk. We need great people like you who can give a little bit of time, energy, fun, and effort to a person with a disability who needs it.

You could be one of more than 250 volunteer Allies who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship and volunteer with someone in activities you enjoy as well. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.
Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@able2.org or 613-761-9522
Location: Lincoln Fields
Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Design and Layout Page Elements, Edit Images for Websites,
Web graphic designers decide how websites look, making choices about layout, fonts, and images to create usable and aesthetically pleasing websites. They may also work on individual page elements, such as logos or images, that are incorporated into the final design. The line between web graphic designers and web designers has grown increasingly blurred in recent years, and many web graphic designers now need foundational knowledge of web technologies like HTML and CSS.
Must be proficient in Photoshop, and creative designs.
Location: 427 MacArthur Ave Ottawa ON
Deadline: Jul 30, 2020
YES, YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU!
Become a Member of the DISTRESS CENTRE Board of Directors

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region has served the community for 50 years providing 24/7 crisis services to those who need to be heard. The Distress Centre is a well-recognized agency within the social services circle. With more than 200 volunteers as front-line workers, the Distress Centre is there for those who phone us for help. Last year, we answered nearly 60,000 calls from those in need.

Rewarding Work

The Distress Centre seeks driven, results-oriented individuals from the community to join its Board of Directors — people like yourself, who are committed to bettering their community through active volunteerism and are willing to invest a portion of their time in a worthwhile cause.

In return for being on the leadership team and helping to steer and direct the Distress Centre through its mission at Board and committee meetings, you will get the chance to network with others, be exposed to new ideas and feel empowered knowing that you are making a contribution to your community.

The ideal candidate has knowledge and/or experience relating to mental health, or in a functional area such as Finance, Law, Fundraising, Change Management or in another relevant field. Prior experience on a Governance Board would also be useful.

Get the satisfaction of knowing that you are contributing to the welfare of your community by becoming a Board member of the Distress Centre.

You will learn new skills and gain valuable new experiences.

Join the DISTRESS CENTRE’s Board of Directors!

For more information and to apply, visit www.dcottawa.on.ca,
call 613-238-1089 (ext. 224), or e-mail claframboise@dcottawa.on.ca.

The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region (DCOR) is committed to achieving an organization representative of the communities it serves. DCOR encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including racialized individuals, especially those who identify as Black or Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit), as well as people who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and persons with a disability. When you apply, we invite you to indicate, on a voluntary basis, if you belong to one of these groups.
Location: P.O. Box 3457, Station C, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4J6
Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
Volunteers who become Friendly Visitors will be introduced to Residents who have little family or community contact. Volunteers benefit by knowing you are making a difference in someone's life by developing a relationship over time. Residents benefit enormously from the sense of belonging they feel from being a part of the relationship.
Location: 99 New Orchard Avenue
Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
New Orchard Lodge is currently seeking volunteers who will share the gift of music with our residents on a one to one basis or in a group setting. This opportunity has flexible hours and times.
Location: 99 New Orchard Ave, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
New Orchard Lodge is currently seeking volunteers who will share the gift of music with our residents on a one to one basis or in a group setting. This opportunity has flexible hours and times.
Location: 99 New Orchard Ave, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
The Nepean Housing Corporation is seeking one new member to serve on our Board. The Nepean Housing Corporation is a community-based non-profit housing corporation which owns and manages both rent-geared-to-income and market rent housing for individuals, families with children and senior citizens in its 559 units located in the South Nepean/Barrhaven, Bells Corners and Centrepointe areas.

The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership to the organization by committing to excellence in governance and supporting organizational health for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate. The nine-member volunteer board is comprised of a team of leaders with combined experiences in governance, accounting, HR, legal, business management, real estate and land-use planning, building systems technology, marketing, and housing and homelessness advocacy. All members have a personal passion for volunteering and for making a difference in the lives of individuals, families with children and senior citizens that reside in our communities.

We currently have a priority for an individual with a background in accounting and finances. Preference would be given to an individual with a professional designation in Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and/or Society of Certified Management Accountants of Canada.

Directors meet every two months for two to three hours and will have additional committee meetings as required. The meetings are conducted in-person at our main office located at 16 Kilbarron Road, Nepean. As the Secretary-Treasurer, you will participate on one or more of the following standing committees: Corporate Audit, Finance & Tender Governance and Human Resources. Board terms are a minimum of three years with an option to renew three times for a maximum of 12 years.
Location: 16 Kilbarron Road, Nepean, ON, K2J 5B2
Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
To help in picking up congregational members and drop them
Location: 427 MacArthur Avenue
Suite #B2
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
To help in picking up congregational members and drop them
Location: 427 MacArthur Avenue
Suite #B2
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
Candidate should be a QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANT with an understanding of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (A Canadian Audit Standards and Canadian income taxation. Candidate will be responsible for various duties which may include the completion of audit, review or compilation files and related tax preparation. In addition, candidate may be given in-house assignments such as accounting research projects or office related administration.
Location: 1814 Aspenview Way
1814 Aspenview Way
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
Location: 1814 Aspenview Way
1814 Aspenview Way
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
A Program Officer is an integral part of a foundation or nonprofit organization. It is up to Program Officers to oversee program development, seek grants and proposals, manage projects and oversee budgets. They generally ensure that an organization’s activities and programs align with the goals and mission statements of that foundation or nonprofit.
Location: 427 McArthur
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
The role of the board is to:
• Establish the mission, goals and policies of the organization, what we should accomplish and how we should conduct ourselves in the process. • Develop a long-range plan for the organization; define our strategy and a time frame for achievement of our goals. • Ensure the long term financial stability and strength of the organization, develop and maintain sources of income to provide for the continuing operation of the organization. • Ensure the long term organizational stability and strength of the organization, bring into the organization individuals with the necessary abilities to lead and manage the organization in the future. • Maintain the integrity, independence and ideals of the organization; do not allow individuals or organizations to compromise these principles. • Hire and develop an executive director to manage the operations of the organization. • Exercise management oversight of the executive director and the operations, approve annual budgets, review operating and financial results, audit for compliance with internal policies and external requirements, review performance against goals.

Location: 427 McArthur Avenue
Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
Organization: Bruce House
Bruce House, a community based organization that provides housing, compassionate care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS is currently recruiting volunteers to sit on its Board of Directors. Some the skills we are seeking include strategic planning experience, organizational development, financial expertise, communication skills, housing knowledge and fundraising experience. Board members are expected to contribute about six hours per month. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the every month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We are currently holding our board meetings via teleconference calls.
Location: 251 Bank Street, Suite 402
Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
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 (adultes de tout âge). 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 six écoles de la région. Joignez-vous à nous, un enfant vous attend. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer avec René Laprise au 613-565-5166.
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 ; 235, av. McArthur, Vanier ON K1L 1B1; 2093 Bel-Air Dr Ottawa ON K2C 2P6.
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Volunteer tutors are needed to provide online one-to-one English language tutoring to Syrian refugees located in Ottawa.
- No prior teaching experience is necessary,
- We provide the materials
- Training and ongoing support from our qualified TESL certified Education Counsellors are provided.
Location: online
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Organization: A Company of Fools
Full details here: https://fools.ca/join-our-board/

Are you passionate about arts and culture? Interested in making theatre accessible to people from all walks of life? Do you consider yourself a Fool? Then we have the role for you!

There are currently three positions available on our board of directors.

We’re seeking individuals with backgrounds in the following professional fields: Legal, Finance, Marketing and Communications, and Donor Development.

Time commitment:

Nine board meetings per calendar year from September to June

One Annual General Meeting per calendar year in April

The option of joining various committees of interest to individual members, such as: legal, marketing and communications, finance and audit, and donor development

The opportunity to volunteer at various fundraising events throughout the year
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Canadian Parents for French is looking for volunteers to act as online French tutors for children enrolled in our pilot program. Tutors will help children by speaking in French and working to improve the child's French in conversation, reading, and writing. Volunteers must be comfortable working with young kids and in both French and English

Application to volunteer : https://form.jotform.com/201173726906253

Must be okay with using zoom via computer with headphone and webcam.
Will tutor 2-3 hours per week with kids ages 6-14.
Location: online via Zoom
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Excellent keyboarding, proof reading and data entry skills with emphasis on accuracy.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues


Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-2 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region provides a free and confidential telephone service offering suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information and referrals to individuals of all ages. We help people in varying degrees of distress or crisis who are experiencing a wide range of problems including suicidal thoughts, abuse or violence, mental or physical illness, bereavement, addictions, sexuality and interpersonal problems, youth-related issues, unemployment and more. Our volunteer Crisis Line Responders are trained in active listening techniques, communication skills, crisis intervention and suicide prevention techniques. They help our clients assess their own situations, to establish goals and priorities, and they can link the callers to appropriate resources in the community if needed.

If interested, please visit www.dcottawa.on.ca to fill out an application!
Location: Confidential. Located within the Ottawa area. Accessible by OC Transpo or personal vehicle with parking.
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
We are looking for a general operation manager. The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week of work. Experience is an asset.
Must have 2 years of managerial experience. Experience with volunteering is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
We are Looking for a volunteer with vast experience that will be in charge of:
-Marketing campaigns and branding techniques for our organization
-Conducting research and analyze trends in the product or service offered by the organization to develop marketing strategies
-Promoting our services via social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and to the community
-Tracking and analyzing the performance of advertising campaigns

Any other duties assigned

The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important especially during this time

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
We are looking for a Public Relations Manager to promote our services by attending functions, and connecting in person with the community.
-Candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position
-Be willing to volunteer long term(at least 6 months)
-Bilingualism is an asset
-Dedication to this position is important.
-The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week of work.
-Experience is an asset.
-During this outbreak period, interviews and work may be done from home.
-Once things get back to normal, work may still be done from home with a weekly in-office check-in.


Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
We are looking for a Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours. Areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (DSORC) is pleased to be developing virtual solutions in an effort to continue providing support to caregivers and persons living with dementia while we are not able to do so in person.

We are currently seeking applications from tech-savvy volunteers interested in meeting remotely with caregivers. Volunteers in this role will provide caregiver respite through virtual “visits” to persons living with dementia. Visits will be tailored to each individual’s interests/hobbies, and could take the form of simple chatting, to sessions with curated information based on personal interest (for example, if a participant really enjoys fishing, photos and stories, the friendly visitor could prepare a plan to screen share photos and read stories and elicit conversation). Other sessions could be around music reminiscence, singing, etc.

Virtual Visits may take place on a variety of different platforms depending on personal preference and technical capability of the client, and may include telephone, Zoom, Facetime, or another mutually agreed upon technology. If there is interest for a group session, there is the possibility to discuss offering additional volunteer support in leading a group session.

Primary Role and Responsibilities:

• Maintain regular communication via e-mail and telephone
o Work with DSORC staff to arrange a mutually agreed upon Virtual Visit client and discuss potential activities to suit the needs of the client
o Communicate with caregiver as needed to arrange the details surrounding individual visits (date and time, materials needed, etc.)
o Maintain communication with Supervisor to provide updates on clients, forward questions, and offer feedback/discuss plans for future visits
• Prepare and host Virtual Visit materials as needed
o Ensure you are comfortable using the technology best suited for your visit
o Coordinate and prepare any particular items needed for your visit (photos, music, videos, a list of the client’s interest, etc.)
 Caregivers will be able to schedule Virtual Respite for periods of a minimum period 30 minutes to a maximum of 2hrs.
o Meet and engage with client on the preferred platform (phone, Zoom, etc.)
o Respond to inquiries from caregivers and persons living with dementia
o Provide troubleshooting support to those experiencing technical difficulty
o Coordinate questions for providing to your Supervisor following the visits
o Engage with participants and maintain enthusiasm, compassion, and patience

Qualifications and Skills:

• Tech-savvy, with the ability to independently troubleshoot common/minor technical issues such as audio/visual connectivity disruptions
o Access to a computer with reliable access to both internet and email
o Knowledge of/experience with Zoom or other online platforms is an asset
o Patience and compassion when working with others who are not tech-savvy
• Professionalism and a positive disposition with excellent interpersonal skills
• Compassion, understanding and awareness of dementia
• Experience working with persons with dementia and their care partners
o A valid (within last 6 months) Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this role
• Reliability – able to honour scheduled commitments
• Discretion - must maintain confidentiality of all participants
• Bilingualism an asset
• Basic knowledge of DSORC programs and services (training provided)

Screening:

Successful applicants will submit a volunteer application form. An interview and reference checks will be conducted as part of the application process with the Volunteer Coordinator.

Successful applicants will be provided with Orientation Training in addition to role-specific training from their supervisor.

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: Jul 17, 2020
Looking for a part time candidate who is well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation, children aid society.

Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important especially during this time
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Vanier
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
We are looking for a Legal Researcher who is well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation and children aid society. Candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important especially during this time
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Vanier
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
Job purpose

Typically, the broad range of duties assigned to a law clerk includes conducting legal research, preparing bench memos, drafting orders and opinions, proofreading the judge's orders and opinions, verifying citations, communicating with counsel regarding case management and procedural requirements, and assisting during courtroom proceedings.

Candidate should be well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation, children aid society. The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset

Candidates may work part time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
We are looking for a Life Coach and or MSW, B.Sw, or a RSW, for one on one counselling and social work., flexible hours. Areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
Job role
Assist in preparing for trials, hearings, and closings.
Must be licensed paralegal

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home ,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.Experience is an asset. Experience with volunteering is also an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
Security guard needed to monitor the building.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jul 27, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteers will be asked to perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools. 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: Jul 24, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteers will be asked to perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools. 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: Jul 24, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

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: Jul 24, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

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: Jul 24, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.
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: Jul 24, 2020
***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

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: Jul 24, 2020