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Job purpose

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.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


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: Feb 15, 2020
Job purpose

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.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


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: Feb 15, 2020
Job purpose

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.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


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: Feb 15, 2020
Job purpose

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.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Education and Experience
• An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with layout and formatting procedures for text, tables, and spreadsheets and mail merging.
• Experience in working with and the management of electronic and hard copy confidential data including the set up and maintenance of paper and computer file systems.
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.


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: Feb 15, 2020
Italian Week Festival is looking for a Marketing Coordinator (Program Book Lead) to manage the production of our Program Book for 2020. We are looking for someone to be responsible for the structure and content of the Book, including advertising. Duties include liaising with sponsors, event coordinators, and partners to ensure the successful production of the Program Book. 
Location: Remote
Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Odyssey Theatre -- Ottawa's premier professional open-air theatre -- is looking for people who want to get involved in the arts and join the Board of Directors of a dynamic, successful, and award-winning theatre company.

For 34 years, Odyssey has attracted thousands each summer to our Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. Odyssey’s award winning productions are renowned for their use of masks, innovative staging, stylized movement and elaborate sets and costumes.

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey’s Board of Directors plays an active leadership role in helping the company achieve its strategic priorities, including: new productions in keeping with its unique artistic vision; building its profile in the community; growing resources for its productions and programs; expanding its performances nationally and internationally; and, developing its outdoor theatre facility in the park.

In particular, we are seeking a new Board member to help us to expand our networks and partnerships with the corporate sector. This new Board position would play a leadership role in helping us to:
- identify potential corporate partners in the community;
- build and expand our networks to local business;
- develop strategies to engage the local business community;
- plan events that would provide networking opportunities and deepen our relationships with corporate partners.

The volunteer should have experience and networks in the private sector. Prior experience on a board or committee in a not-for-profit organization would be an asset. You will join a dynamic and diverse team of people who bring a range of experience including finance, marketing, media, arts, law, fund raising, management or other relevant skills.

We welcome creative and enthusiastic people from diverse backgrounds who have a passion for the arts and who are committed to helping this unique cultural organization continue to grow and succeed.

Board terms are for two-years with the possibility of renewal. Members attend approximately 10 Board meetings a year and are asked to get involved in a specific project or join a Committee of the Board in an area of interest to them.

If you are interested in the arts and the role they play in building a vibrant and creative community, we would love to talk to you!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Mar 15, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Do you enjoy organizing, promoting and staging special events? Are you a fan of the performing arts? Why not combine the two into one exciting volunteer opportunity by joining Odyssey Theatre’s Special Events Team!

Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s professional, premier open-air theatre. For 34 years, we have attracted thousands each summer to our award-winning Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. We are renowned for our unique performances featuring masks, physical movement and innovative staging to create a theatre experience like no other!

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey stages an active program of events each year to help raise funds for the Theatre’s award-winning productions and community programs (such as new play development and youth training).

We are looking for creative and enthusiastic people to work as part of a collaborative Special Events Team of other volunteers and staff to plan and stage a program of creative, fun and successful special events, such as our upcoming Commedia Tea, our summer auction and our annual fall Garage Sale.

We are looking for volunteers that are creative and enthusiastic and are interested in working as part of a team to help us to:
- plan and organize special events;
- reach out to the community and local businesses to donate goods and services;
- implement promotional and publicity campaigns;
- stage fun and interesting special events to promote the Theatre.

We are looking for dynamic and creative volunteers who have an interest or experience in planning and organizing events, a desire to learn about the performing arts, enjoy meeting and working with a great team of dedicated people in a supportive environment and are dependable in fulfilling commitments.

If you are passionate about the arts, and have an interest in special events, we’d love to hear from you!

Odyssey is renowned for its unique and award-winning performances rooted in masked theatre and physical movement. We also run an innovative program to help writers develop new plays, workshops to train artists, apprenticeships for young performers and theatre readings and workshops for the public. Odyssey … a theatre like no other!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Are you experienced with social media, web and digital marketing? Are you a fan of the performing arts? Why not combine both of your interests into one exciting volunteer opportunity as a member of Odyssey Theatre’s volunteer Marketing Team!

Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s professional, premier open-air theatre. For 34 years, we have attracted thousands each summer to our award-winning Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. Our unique productions feature masks, physical movement and imaginative staging to provide a theatre experience like no other.

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey is looking for a talented and enthusiastic writer to help us grow audiences and increase community awareness of the Theatre’s award-winning work.

As a member of our creative and collaborative Marketing Team, you will work with the Chair, other volunteers and a staff person to develop and implement exciting new marketing and communications strategies for the Theatre.

We are looking for a volunteer with social media, web and digital marketing skills that can help us to:
• Develop innovative new digital marketing initiatives to grow Odyssey's on-line presence and expand our reach on social media;
• Improve our web site;
• Create interesting and compelling written and video material for our web site and social media platforms;
• Use data analytics to better target and improve the effectiveness of our marketing activities.

If you enjoy social media and digital marketing and are passionate about the arts we’d love to hear from you!

Odyssey is renowned for its unique and award-winning performances rooted in masked theatre and physical movement. We also run an innovative program to help writers develop new plays, workshops to train artists, apprenticeships for young performers and theatre readings and workshops for the public. Odyssey … a theatre like no other!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Do you have an interest in marketing and communications? Are you a fan of the performing arts? Why not combine the two into one exciting volunteer opportunity by joining Odyssey Theatre’s volunteer Marketing Team!

Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s professional, premier open-air theatre. For 34 years, we have attracted thousands each summer to our award-winning Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. Our work is renowned for its use of masks, physical theatre and immaginative staging to create a theatre experience like no other!

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey is looking for talented and enthusiastic people with a background in marketing and communications to help us grow audiences and increase community awareness of the Theatre’s award-winning work.

Working as part of a creative and collaborative Marketing Team you will work with the Chair of our Marketing Team, other volunteers and a staff person to develop and implement exciting new marketing and communications strategies for the Theatre.

We are looking for volunteers with an interest or experience in marketing, communications, social media, writing, public relations, general promotion or advertising that can help us to:

• Develop and implement marketing plans and strategies for Odyssey and our upcoming 35th season of outdoor theatre;
• Develop innovative new digital marketing initiatives to grow Odyssey’s on-line presence;
• Improve our web site;
• Develop strategies and create press materials to attract both traditional and new media coverage of the Theatre;
• Develop creative advertising and promotional materials for this summer’s production;
• Secure co-promotional partnerships with other organizations to build and reach new audiences;
• Help write and edit marketing content, including promotional materials, web and social media content and media pitches;
• Develop strategies to use data analytics to better target and improve the effectiveness of our marketing initiatives; and,
• Evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing initiatives and develop future marketing plans.

If you are passionate about the arts, and have an interest or expertise in marketing, we’d love to hear from you!

Odyssey is renowned for its unique and award-winning performances rooted in masked theatre and physical movement. We also run an innovative program to help writers develop new plays, workshops to train artists, apprenticeships for young performers and theatre readings and workshops for the public. Odyssey … a theatre like no other!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Are you interested in media relations, journalism and communications? Are you a fan of the performing arts? Why not combine your interests into one exciting volunteer opportunity as a member of Odyssey Theatre’s volunteer Marketing Team!

Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s professional, premier open-air theatre. For 34 years, we have attracted thousands each summer to our award-winning Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. Our unique productions feature masks, physical movement and imaginative staging to provide a theatre experience like no other.

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey is looking for a talented and enthusiastic writer to help us grow audiences and increase community awareness of the Theatre’s award-winning work.

As a member of our creative and collaborative Marketing Team, you will work with the Chair, other volunteers and a staff person to develop and implement exciting new marketing and communications strategies to increase awareness of the Theatre, its productions and programs.

We are looking for a volunteer with excellent writing skills and a background in media relations and journalism that can help us to:
• Prepare stories and articles about the Theatre and its upcoming season for distribution to community newspapers;
• Develop strategies to increase media coverage of the Theatre and our work; and,
• Write press releases and develop and pitch story ideas to the media;

If you love writing and are passionate about the arts we’d love to hear from you!

Odyssey is renowned for its unique and award-winning performances rooted in masked theatre and physical movement. We also run an innovative program to help writers develop new plays, workshops to train artists, apprenticeships for young performers and theatre readings and workshops for the public. Odyssey … a theatre like no other!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Do you enjoy writing? Are you a fan of the performing arts? Why not combine both of your interests into one exciting volunteer opportunity as a member of Odyssey Theatre’s volunteer Marketing Team!

Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s professional, premier open-air theatre. For 34 years, we have attracted thousands each summer to our award-winning Theatre Under the Stars along the Rideau River in beautiful Strathcona Park. Our unique productions feature masks, physical movement and imaginative staging to provide a theatre experience like no other.

As a non-profit charity, Odyssey is looking for a talented and enthusiastic writer to help us grow audiences and increase community awareness of the Theatre’s award-winning work.

As a member of our creative and collaborative Marketing Team, you will work with the Chair, other volunteers and a staff person to develop and implement exciting new marketing and communications strategies for the Theatre.

We are looking for a volunteer with excellent writing skills that can help us to:
• Prepare stories and articles about the Theatre and its upcoming season for distribution to community newspapers;
• Prepare written content for our web site;
• Write blogs about the Theatre's season and artists for posting on our web site;
• Write press releases and develop story ideas for the media; and,
• Create interesting and compelling written material for our social media platforms.

If you love writing and are passionate about the arts we’d love to hear from you!

Odyssey is renowned for its unique and award-winning performances rooted in masked theatre and physical movement. We also run an innovative program to help writers develop new plays, workshops to train artists, apprenticeships for young performers and theatre readings and workshops for the public. Odyssey … a theatre like no other!
Location: 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, ON. K1N 6E2
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
There is an endless amount of things to be done and with your help we can only get better at fighting poverty. Students are welcome to volunteer to fulfill their High School credit requirements.

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

We are looking to meet volunteers would like the opportunity to use their backgrounds, work experiences, strengths, and interests to volunteer at our thrift shop. We definitely need help with assisting customers, assisting the cashiers bagging, sorting donated items, tidying and organizing our stores, and many other things that we would like to talk about with you in person.
Location: 1273 Wellington Street West
1620 Merivale Road
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Tuesdays over the lunch hour?
Delivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help seniors and adults with disabilities in need of a weekly delivery of frozen food and a friendly face.
Frozen routes are delivered between 12 noon and 2 pm on Tuesdays. Pick up of routes is at our office at 670 Albert Street (in the Good Companions Building)

Please note that if you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on delivery routes.
Location: 670 Albert Street
c/o Meals on Wheels
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Volunteer Drivers deliver nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. Volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. Volunteer drivers can do deliveries on their own or can be paired up with volunteer servers.
There are pickup locations across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Stree
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
The Meals on Wheels Server does not need to have a vehicle and is teamed up with a driver to deliver nutritious meals to individuals over the lunch hour in order to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. There are pickup location across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R6L2
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Corporate delivery teams have a team leader who coordinates a group of volunteers to deliver meals over the lunch hour. These volunteers work in teams consisting of a driver and a server. In most cases a corporation would adopt a route for one day a week which means a commitment of two hours per week. More information is available by contacting Meals on Wheels. We'd be happy to discuss a collaboration with your organization.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.

Our coaching team will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of running your sessions.

We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Volunteer Assistant to Lead to Mentor to Coaching Director.

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.

We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable and have high levels of energy/enthusiasm!

Work Experience

• Soccer playing/coaching experience

• Experience of communicating with members of the general public and young children

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)

• The right aptitude for coaching young children

• Ability to work as part of a team.
Location: 1608-360 Croydon Avenue
1608
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.

Our coaching team will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of running your sessions.

We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Volunteer Assistant to Lead to Mentor to Coaching Director.

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.

We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable and have high levels of energy/enthusiasm!

Work Experience

• Soccer playing/coaching experience

• Experience of communicating with members of the general public and young children

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)

• The right aptitude for coaching young children

• Ability to work as part of a team.
Location: 1608-360 Croydon Avenue
1608
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Abbotsford House at The Glebe Centre requires support through out the day in their kitchen area. As a community support agency we provide lunches and a drop in meeting area for our clients and we need volunteers to make coffee, put out snacks, help clean up and assist with the luncheon clubs. The programs run during the day during the week.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Abbotsford House at The Glebe Centre hosts an annual bazaar as one of their major fundraisers. We need volunteers who love jewelry and would be willing to sort, appraise, clean and price the jewelry as it is donated throughout the year. We also would need the volunteer to help out at the bazaar (the last Saturday in November) as a convener.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to set up and encourage residents to join the creative art group. Volunteers will assist in escorting residents to the program. Volunteers will be encourage to suggest ideas for the craft or art project. Experience or interest in arts and crafts an asset. This program runs Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The community support component of the Glebe Centre requires a volunteer mornings or afternoons during the week to help out with data entry and administration duties. The volunteer should be very proficient and comfortable with computers and programs and be willing to learn and suggest new ideas. Desk Top publishing skills would be an asset.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require volunteer medical drivers to drive our clients to their medical appointments. Volunteers would pick up clients at their home and drop them off at appointments. After the appointment is completed the volunteers would take the clients home.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Engage with male resident in one to one visits. Play Yahtzee, checkers, cribbage or construct a wooden project. Male volunteer required to offer support for resident in need of socialization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to support our Music Therapist in our Java Music program. The volunteer would engage our seniors in group discussions/reminiscing. The volunteer does not need be able to play an instrument but should be able to sing along and have an interest in music. Training is provided and there is a binder to use for support. Strategic questions are provided to allow residents to reminisce.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to support our Tuesday Luncheon Club and provide Kitchen support. The volunteer would be required to volunteer on Tuesdays from 11 - 1:30. There would be prepping, serving lunch to seniors, clean up, handling money and client lists.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Adult Day Programs provide supervised programming in a group setting for dependent adults in the early stages of dementia. The clients spend the day at Abbotsford House, our community support agency. The program is structured to provide engaging activities, companionship and social engagement. Volunteers can apply for half days, morning or afternoon. or commit to all day volunteering
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Days and Time: Thursday, 3 - 4pm
Commitment: 3 month minimum
Volunteer will report to: Health Promoter

Description of Program:
The Mobile Market is a community initiative which allows low income area residents access to affordable and healthy food. Fresh produce is available on a bus and residents have the opportunity to choose what produce they are interested in. They then pay for their produce at the end of their tour on the bus.

Description of Volunteer Role:
- Volunteer will help other volunteers to display produce and to keep the area clean.
- Volunteer will help pack up boxes and break down empty boxes for recycling.
- Volunteer will follow residents and record their produce picks on a receipt which then will be forwarded to person who is at the cash.
- Volunteer will calculate and provide change for purchases using a calculator.

Qualifications:
- Friendly and reliable.
- Able to do simple math
- Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time even during inclement weather.
- Able to lift a maximum of 20 lbs.
- Good communication, English is essential, other languages are an asset.

Safety/Security Issues:
- Client confidentiality is essential.
- Police Records Check required.
Location: Ottawa-West
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 am to 12 noon
Minimum commitment: 3 months
Volunteer will report to: Rana Arfeh, Family Support Worker


Goal:
Buns in the Oven is a weekly prenatal/postnatal program for women interested in learning about pregnancy and nutrition. Participants are invited to take part in cooking and sharing a healthy meal, as well as take part in guest lectures/workshops regarding child development, parenting, safety etc.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Welcome and support young mothers as they enter the program
• Promote a nurturing, caring, warm, and supportive environment
• Supporting first-time participants and returning participants with registration and registration renewal
• Assisting staff in administering participant surveys
• Assisting with food preparation and clean-up
• Assisting staff and guest lecturers with educational activities
• Assist in childcare when needed.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, Somali, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of client needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population, specifically young low-income mothers.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Mondays - Fridays
Time: Mornings or Afternoons
Minimum commitment: Three months

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote reading among participants.
• Prepare snacks and clean up after preparation.
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety during the playgroup.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
Location: Multiple locations in Ottawa-West
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday - Thursday
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


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

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Provide academic assistance related to the Grade 9 and 10 curriculum to participants
• Help students improve study habits such as time management and studying skills.
• Help motivate students to complete academic goals.
• Provide positive feedback and appropriate guidance to students.

Qualifications:
• Previous experience with older children / youth.
• Knowledge of Grade 9 and 10 high school curriculum. Concentration in English, French math, science, history, geography, preferred.
• Knowledge of appropriate tutoring and motivational techniques
• Caring, patient, open-minded, non-judgmental, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Reliable and dependable.
• Fluency in English required, fluency in French and additional languages pertinent to our client population an asset.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.


Équipe : Équipe du Programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours : Lundi à jeudi
Heure : De 15 h 30 à 17 h 30
Nombre de bénévoles requis : 4
Engagement : Toute l’année (Du 12 septembre 2016 jusqu’à la fin de juin 2017)
La ou le bénévole relève de : Coordonnatrice ou coordonnateur, SWAG

Objectif du programme :
Le programme SWAG a pour but d’accroître le taux d’obtention du diplôme d’études secondaires des élèves qui risquent le plus d’échouer en leur offrant des tutrices et des tuteurs bénévoles qui les soutiendront et les aideront à réussir.

Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• Fournir une aide aux participants en ce qui concerne le curriculum de la 9e et de la 10e année.
• Aider les élèves à améliorer leurs techniques et leurs pratiques d’étude, ainsi que la façon dont ils gèrent leur temps.
• Aider à motiver les élèves pour qu’ils atteignent leurs objectifs scolaires.
• Faire des commentaires positifs aux élèves et les orienter.

Qualifications :
• Expérience du travail auprès des enfants plus âgés et des jeunes.
• Connaissance du curriculum de la 9e et de la 10e année. Concentration en anglais, en français en mathématiques, en sciences, en histoire et en géographie, préférable.
• Connaissance des techniques de tutorat et de motivation pertinentes.
• Bienveillance, patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Sensibilité aux enjeux auxquels font face les personnes à faible revenu et aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Maîtrise de l’anglais; la maîtrise du français et d’autres langues parlées par nos clients est un atout.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.


Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Commitment: Year-round (September – June)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs


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

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

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



Équipe : Équipe du programme de promotion de la santé et de counseling
Jours : Les lundis à mercredis
Heures : De 14 h 30 à 17 h
Bénévoles demandés : 2 à 3
Engagement : Toute l’année (du septembre à juin)
Le bénévole relève de : Coordonnateur ou coordonnatrice des programmes favorisant la réussite scolaire

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

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

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

Location: W.E. Gowling School, 250 Anna Avenue
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Wednesdays
Time: Mornings, 8:30am-11am
Minimum commitment: Three months

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote reading among participants.
• Prepare snacks and clean up after preparation.
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety during the playgroup.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
Location: Boys and Girls Club - 1463 Prince of Wales Dr.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Days: Mondays to Fridays
Time: Afternoons, 2:30pm-5pm
Minimum Commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Nursery School Staff

Goals of the program:
Annavale Nursery School is a full-day program for children ages of 2 to 4 years old designed to give each child a “Headstart” preparation for formal schooling and successful entry into kindergarten. The daily curriculum and activities build on each child’s strengths and interests.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Model appropriate behaviours with children.
• Help prepare children during activity transitions and play with the children by engaging children in play and interacting with them in the appropriate manner.
• Promote listening skills and attention span, and promote language development by asking open-ended questions through interactions with the children.
• Assist staff with other activities with the children upon request.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging and high-energy environment with a team
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities. Knowledge of child development or experience working with children an asset.
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to work with children with special needs.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
• Ability to provide documentation of immunization records.
Location: Annavale Nursery School
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Days: Mondays to Fridays
Time: Mornings, 8:30am-11am
Minimum Commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Nursery School Staff

Goals of the program:
Annavale Nursery School is a full-day program for children ages of 2 to 4 years old designed to give each child a “Headstart” preparation for formal schooling and successful entry into kindergarten. The daily curriculum and activities build on each child’s strengths and interests.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Model appropriate behaviours with children.
• Help prepare children during activity transitions and play with the children by engaging children in play and interacting with them in the appropriate manner.
• Promote listening skills and attention span, and promote language development by asking open-ended questions through interactions with the children.
• Assist staff with other activities with the children upon request.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging and high-energy environment with a team
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities. Knowledge of child development or experience working with children an asset.
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to work with children with special needs.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
• Ability to provide documentation of immunization records.
Location: Annavale Nursery School
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Funded through the Ontario Trillium Foundation, MPower matches youth (aged 15-24) with mentors to encourage and empower them to identify their strengths, explore their passions and achieve their goals as they journey towards adulthood. This program will also serve to connect youth transitioning out of child intervention services with a supportive and dedicated adult mentor. This connection creates a supportive relationship built on mutual respect and helps you develop relationship skills and connections essential for successful transition to independent adulthood
Location: 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Suite 12
Deadline: Mar 22, 2020
One child ... one hour a week ... one BIG reason to go back to school. This program is perfect for today's busy world. This site based program is operated in partnership with local schools during the school year. InSchool Bigs are adults that volunteer one hour a week to meet with a child (little), ages 6-18, to develop a friendship and participate in activities or simply chat. The following skills are considered an asset: available to meet with your Little during school hours; enjoy spending time with children/youth; sense of humour; child at heart; fun-loving; willing to share interests and hobbies; spontaneous; and great listener. We are always looking for volunteers and enrollment is ongoing. Applicants must have lived in Canada for the past two (2) years and be 18 years of age or older. To apply or inquire, please contact Monique Flocco, Office Assistant, at 613-247-4776 x325 or by e-mail at info@bbbso.ca. Visit our website, www.bbbso.ca, for more information
Location: 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Suite 12
Deadline: Mar 22, 2020
One child... a few hours each week... sharing fun activities. Being a Big today is easy. All you have to do is be a friend to a child. Bigs are people just like you who want to enrich the life of a child/youth. Children/youth from ages 6-18 are hoping to find a big like you to spend a few hours with - each week or every couple of weeks, it's up to you. The following skills are considered an asset: enjoy spending time with children/youth; sense of humour; child at heart; fun-loving; willing to share interests and hobbies; and good listener. We are currently looking for volunteers who are reliable, stable and who are able to commit to a one year match in the following areas: 1. Kanata 2. Stittsville Please provide us with your postal code to assist us in assessing your geographical suitability and/or let us know if you are available to volunteer in any of the above-mentioned areas. If there is a potential Little in your area, we will invite you to complete a prescreening questionnaire, which will remain on file. Your prescreening questionnaire allows us to cross-reference match criteria such as similar interests and availability. If you are not qualified into the current open pools, please visit our website for updated information. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or concerns. If at any point you feel that our program is no longer a good fit for you, please don t hesitate to let us know. Applicants must have lived in Canada for the past two (2) years and be 18 years of age or older.
Location: 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Suite 12
Deadline: Mar 22, 2020
Being a Big Brother today is easy. All you have to do is be a friend to a child. Do the things that friends do; build a model, toss a football, play computer games, those kind of everyday things you both enjoy. Big Brothers are fun, spontaneous and great listeners who enjoy being a positive influence and enjoying quality time with a great friend, a little. The following skills are considered an asset: enjoy spending time with children/youth; sense of humour; child at heart; fun-loving; willing to share interests and hobbies; and good listener. We are currently looking for volunteers who are reliable, stable and who are able to commit to a one year match in the following areas: 1- Brittania /Bayshore 2- South of Walkley 3 - Riverside South 5- Alta Vista 6- Kanata 7- Orleans (Bilingual) Please provide us with your postal code to assist us in assessing your geographical suitability and/or let us know if you are available to volunteer in any of the above-mentioned areas. If there is a potential Little in your area, we will invite you to complete a prescreening questionnaire, which will remain on file. Your prescreening questionnaire allows us to cross-reference match criteria such as similar interests and availability. If you are not qualified into the current open pools, please visit our website for updated information. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or concerns. If at any point you feel that our program is no longer a good fit for you, please don't hesitate to let us know. Applicants must have lived in Canada for the past two (2) years and be 18 years of age or older.
Location: 1645 Woodroffe Avenue, Suite 12
Deadline: Mar 22, 2020
Organization: The Good Companions
Community Support Services at The Good Companions help seniors and adults with physical disabilities who live in their own homes. The Grocery Bus program enables these clients to go shopping, with assistance, to local grocery stores and to have their purchases delivered to their homes. The program also offers an opportunity to have a social outing. Volunteers assist at the grocery store (Monday, Thursday availability)
Location: 670 Albert St., Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Packing bundles on Monday mornings (9:00am-12:00pm) for delivery of items
Location: 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
The delivery assistant will help our driver deliver boxes around the city every Wednesday afternoons (12:00pm-4:00pm)
Location: 120-225 Donald Street
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Packing boxes with fruits and vegetables for delivery
Location: 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: The Good Companions
Telephone Assurance Program (TAP) Callers provide a daily call for security to check in with our clients. Our clients are seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Volunteers call Monday-Friday between 8:30-9:15 am from work or home. Coverage is available for occasional holidays or illness-related absences.
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions has a bright, cheerful dining room. The Dining Room Cashier will process food and beverage sales using a cash register and also provide assistance to the Food Services team with set-up, replenishing supplies, etc. We are looking for volunteers who are reliable, comfortable and accurate with money and enjoy a social working environment. Weekly Shift: Tuesday's 8:15am - 1:15pm. Orientation and training is provided. All volunteer applicants complete a screening process. Successful volunteers will receive an orientation and staff support to bring them onboard the TGC team!
Location: 670 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Cashiers for the snack bar will handle cash & credit cards, computerized customer ordering, filling orders from customers (popcorn, beverages, candy, etc.) and balance at the end of each movie.
Cashiers for Box Office will handle cash or credit cards, computerized ticket sales and membership sales as well as balancing at the end of the movie.
You must be over 18, available for 3 consecutive movie days for training purposes and then a commitment of at least 3 movies per month.Interested volunteers are asked to contact www.familycinema.ca and complete registration form under My Account.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Are you a movie lover? Do you want to learn more about the operation of a cinema? Are you looking for opportunities to complete community hours? Do not miss the chance to volunteer with Ottawa Family Cinema!

Who we are?

The Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers. We are celebrating more than 40 years of quality entertainment at low cost to the community as well as assistance to those who are economically challenged. For more information, please go to our website: https://www.familycinema.ca

Who we are looking for?

Currently, we are looking for volunteers for different positions, including snack bar cashiers, popcorn makers, ushers, birthday party coordinators, etc. There are many ways to help. You can greet and seat the audience, help with the set-up and take-down, turn a school hall way and auditorium into a fully fledged cinema with a snack bar and box offices. You could also get involve in stage activities, take care of the donation table, and so much more.

If you do not have any relevant experiences, no problem at all! We will provide training. As long as you are punctual, reliable, and friendly, you are the one we are looking for!

If interested, please contact us via coordinator@familycinema.ca.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit registered charity run by volunteers for more than 40 years. The Cinema is open from mid-September until the beginning of May, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter weekends. Shows are on every Saturday at 2:00 pm, plus selected Friday evenings at 7:00 pm (usually at least twice per month).
We are looking for an assistant to the manager of the Snack Bar, which offers popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate bars, etc. All supplies for the snack bar need to be purchased from our suppliers and delivered to the cinema Friday evenings and or Saturdays in which we are operating. Training will be provided to suitable candidates. Below are the major responsibilities and qualifications for this position. If you would like to know more details about this exciting opportunity, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator at vc@familycinema.ca.
Major Responsibilities
• Purchasing and delivering inventory for each item offered at snack bar based on Manager's assessment.
• Effectively communicate with OFC manager about any issues or concerns in regard to the Snack bar and help plan corrective action
Qualifications
• Organized, self-directed, with strong communication skills
• Physically able to handle inventory...some lifting required, help available at the cinema to unload
• Vehicle is required
• Giving all receipts of purchases to Accounts Manager
• Sense of humour
Location: 710 Broadview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 2M3
Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Organization: Camp Oochigeas
Camp Oochigeas is actively seeking new volunteers to join our vibrant community of 500+ individuals impacting the lives of children affected by childhood cancer.

We are seeking new volunteer camp counsellors who are able to commit to one week of camp programming in summer 2020 at one of the following locations:
• Community Day Camp (Ottawa, London, Hamilton, Toronto)
• Camp Ooch North (Muskoka)
• Day Camp (Markham)

Ranging in age from 19-70 with unique life experiences, the Ooch volunteer community is a diverse one! We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our volunteers to further develop their skills and make strong bonds with new friends, all while impacting the lives of brave Ooch campers.

New volunteers will also be eligible to stay involved year-round through our unique In-Hospital and Community programming offered across Ontario – including locations in Ottawa, Hamilton, London and the GTA.

If you're interested in doing something challenging, rewarding and inspiring this summer, we invite you to apply to Ooch.
To learn more, visit www.ooch.org/volunteers/camp-volunteers/.

Questions? E-mail us at volunteer@ooch.org.

Volunteers need to be 19 years of age by summer 2020, agree to apply for a Police Check with vulnerable sector and participate in medical screening process (immunization record and TB testing).
Location: Various Locations
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Days: Fridays, from February 14 - April 3, 2020
Time: 10:00-1:30
Minimum commitment: 2 months
Volunteer will report to: Team Administrative Assistant, Nahla Lahleh

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

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

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

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Jours : Vendredis, du 14 février au 3 avril 2020
Heures : 10 h à 13 h 30
Engagement minimum: Deux mois
Le bénévole relève de : Adjointe Administrative de l’équipe Parent-enfant, Nahla Lahleh

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

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

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler de manière autonome, avec la supervision minimale
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme le français, le somali, l’espagnol, l’arabe, le chinois, constitue un atout)
• Attentif, patient, ouvert et compréhensif vis-à-vis des enfants et de leurs besoins
• Ponctuel, fiable et digne de confiance
• Sensible aux questions multiculturelles
• Sensible aux problèmes auxquels est confrontée la population à faible revenu
• Capacité de préserver la confidentialité
• Capacité d’obtenir une attestation de vérification de casier judiciaire appropriée
Location: Ottawa-West
Deadline: Jan 19, 2020
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