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Organization: Odyssey Theatre
Environmental Action Day is organized by Odyssey Theatre, Ottawa’s premier professional outdoor theatre in Strathcona Park, on the banks of the Rideau River. The event will be held on Sunday, August 5th, 2018 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Strathcona Park. Volunteers will enjoy a day of empowerment on environmental issues and encourage the community to stand up for our environment. We will be starting out by cleaning the park and the Rideau Riverbank. All volunteers will be split into teams that divide and clean up the waste in the park. Afterward, all teams will be invited to take part in an Eco Fair and learn about local environmental groups in Ottawa with demonstrations from the all the groups and finally enjoy a viewing of Lysistrata and the Temple of Gaia, with complimentary tickets for all who participate in the cleanup. So come join our team and help our community! WEBSITE- https://parkpeople.ca/listings/event/environmental-action-day-2/
Location: 25 Range Rd, Ottawa, ON K1N 8J3
Deadline: Aug 2, 2018
Job title
Bookkeeper
Reports to
Executive Director

Job purpose

The Bookkeeper will assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

Duties and responsibilities

Manage accounts receivable & payable using Sage 50.
Monitor account payable files and process cheques for signing and distributing.
Record journal entries, online transfers and payments.
Ensure timely payment to vendors and suppliers.
Manage weekly, monthly and quarterly payments.
Create bi-weekly invoices for customers and provide them with PDF file and hard copy.
Collect customer payments in accordance with payment due dates.
Prepare remittances of Payroll deductions, HST and Corporate Income Tax to CRA.
Reconciliation of bank and credit card accounts.
Maintain accounting software and file backup.
Perform other accounting duties as requested or assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications
College Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Tw years experience working in accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and payroll reports
Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and Sage Accounting Program
Experience in services related to payroll such as writing checks and submitting payroll taxes
Strong understanding of business and income tax worksheets and computations
Hour of Work
Must be able to work a minimum of two shifts every week. Office hours are Monday to Friday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Good Companions
The Facility Volunteer would assistant the Facility coordinator with light tasks. The duties would include light dusting, washing windows, sweeping, mopping, and other duties that are assigned from the Facility coordinator.
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
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 on the bus and/or in the grocery store. 2 vacancy on Tuesdays at Massine's Grocery Store
Location: 670 Albert St., Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Community Support provides a setting for seniors to engage in conversation and enjoy the company of others, we need a volunteer to help set up for the day in the kitchen, make coffee etc. and help to serve lunch to our clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa ON K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require support for our Social Tea for residents. The volunteer would help with set up, escorting and visiting during the weekly event.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Music & Memory is a program that connects seniors to the music they love by using individual playlists. These playlists are created with input from residents, families, friends and staff. Once the playlists are created they are downloaded onto IPod Shuffles so residents can connect with the music they love. Music and Memory can vastly improve quality of life regardless of cognitive or physical status and it is especially powerful for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's. We need volunteers to both download the playlists and support residents in the program.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Our long term care home has a designated Chinese unit and we are in need of volunteers who speak Cantonese and or Mandarin to support various programs at the Glebe Centre. Exercise program, tea and chats, music and memory programs all require your support.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On. K1S5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Telephone Assurance Program (TAP) requires volunteers to call clients (weekdays only) on a regular basis to check on the client's well being and provide a response if the call is not answered within a reasonable time frame. During these calls the volunteer will try to monitor the well-being of the client. Application, interview and Police Check required.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Montessori-based programs allow residents who have dementia the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that will build on their remaining skills and abilities. These programs provide a sense of task completion, successful outcomes and cognitive stimulation. The Montessori program provides intellectual stimulation and challenges that ensure successful outcomes. Memory games, discussion groups, trivia are all part of the Montessori program
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: CNIB
CNIB is recruiting volunteers in your community. By joining the CNIB volunteer team today, you will be providing:
• Companionship and sighted assistance to people who are blind or partially sighted
If you are concerned that you don’t know enough about CNIB or vision loss, don’t be! All volunteers attend an orientation session in which they learn about what CNIB does, the clients we serve, and the impact of sight loss.
Please contact us to sign up for the next CNIB Volunteer orientation on: Thursday, June 28th at 2:30 p.m. at Volunteer Ottawa.
Location: CNIB is recruiting volunteers in your community. By joining the CNIB volunteer team today, you will be providing:
• Companionship and sighted assistance to people who are blind or partially sighted, or
• Information on products that make everyday living easier for people with vision loss, or
• Public awareness about CNIB and sight loss in your community
If you are concerned that you don’t know enough about CNIB or vision loss, don’t be! All volunteers attend an orientation session in which they learn about what CNIB does, the clients we serve, and the impact of sight loss.
Please contact us to sign up for the next CNIB Volunteer orientation.
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Please go to:

https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/171d8acf-791c-43ef-839b-8de37b65d358/ActivityCategory/128942/1

to complete the volunteer application and select your volunteer opportunity.
Description of the event you will be volunteering for:

Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world. And when you join MS Bike, you join our country’s collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars you raise are invested in world-leading MS research happening right here in Canada research that will bring us closer than ever to the first treatment for progressive MS and ultimately a cure for the disease. It’s an exciting time for MS research, and your participation will keep the momentum going. We can’t wait to see you there!

Beginning at the Metcalfe Arena, you will cycle along country roads and along the Long Sault Parkway to the NAV Centre in Cornwall. Along the way, rest stops with water, snacks, first aid, and mechanical support will be provided. Upon arriving in Cornwall, enjoy a massage, dinner and music to celebrate the completion of Day One! After resting in the NAV Centre, start Day Two with a full breakfast and then push yourself to the limits by cycling another 55 or 90km back to Metcalfe where you will enjoy a welcome by other participants, volunteers, and supporters and enjoy a BBQ lunch.
Location: -Metcalfe Ontario - Larry Robinson Arena
-Various Checkpoint locations from Metcalfe to Cornwall (see volunteer opportunities)
-Cornwall - NAV Centre
Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Organization: The Arthritis Society
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic BUS MONITORS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, on August 20, 2018 and August 25, 2018, exclusive.

Must be 19 years of age, or older. Must complete a police record check.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
▪ Ride to and from camp with the campers;
▪ Monitors and assists campers while bus is in operation, including ensuring camper health and safety. This includes being responsible for administering any oral medication, documenting all medication in a treatment log book, if required
▪ Ensures that all campers are accounted for before departure. This includes ensuring all medication / registration lists are on the bus before departure;
▪ Create a positive environment for campers on the bus, including leading campers in songs/chants;
▪ Have or are willing to complete First Aid and CPR training; we will cover the cost, if required
▪ Able to assist the driver in maintaining safety on the bus in route and while the bus is parked at bus stops. This includes preparing for and assist with emergency evacuations, if required.
▪ Promote and support the mission of The Arthritis Society
Location: 885 Meadowlands Drive East Suite 300
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Arthritis Society
Volunteer Floater Job Description (Minimum Age of 19)

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic FLOATERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required).

Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff in running and implementation of daily activities, lending support, where necessary, in order to deliver high quality programs.
▪ Assist in the organization and supervision of campers within the scheduled activities and throughout the day, providing necessary breaks for our camp counsellors.
▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers, participating actively and enthusiastically in all camp activities.
▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Floaters may also be assigned various administrative and program support duties, or provide additional support to transporters and camp counsellors.
▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp.
▪ Promote and support the mission of The Arthritis Society.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain.
▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification.
▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification
▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting
▪ Passion for working with children of all ages.
▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
▪ Must be available to work in camp setting, inclusive of cabin lodgment and available 24 hours a day with scheduled breaks.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:
▪ Give back to the community and influence those living with arthritis.
▪ Use specialized skills and talents while contributing to The Society’s mission.
▪ Enhance and learn new skills.
▪ Build connections and be part of a community.

TO APPLY:
If you are interested in and qualify for this exciting opportunity, please visit http://campcambria.campbrainstaff.com.

For more information, please contact Christine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, at cbilsky@arthritis.ca or 416-979-7228 Ext. 3535.
Location: Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Arthritis Society
Volunteer Transporter Job Description (Minimum Age of 19)

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Arthritis Society is recruiting for dedicated, caring and enthusiastic TRANSPORTERS to volunteer at Camp Cambria, a camp for children living with arthritis, from August 19, 2018 to August 25, 2018 inclusive (pre-training required).

Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: ▪ Supporting the Camp Director and Program Staff by transporting staff and/or campers by means of golf cart, as required, to daily activities.
▪ Transport campers and/or staff to medical facilities when additional care is required.
▪ Responsible for monitoring and distributing hot and cold packs throughout the day, as necessary.
▪ Act as a positive role model to staff and campers.
▪ Under the guidance of the Camp Director and Program Staff, Transporters may be asked to perform various supportive duties, including delivering refreshments to campers and assisting with luggage drop off.
▪ Ensure a high standard of health and safety of campers in all activities at camp, including the proper use of golf carts at all times.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
▪ Comprehensive understanding of the implications of living with arthritis, gained by living with arthritis and/or working/volunteering with people living with arthritis and / or chronic pain.
▪ Valid CPR/First aid training certification.
▪ All drivers must hold at minimum a G1 driver’s license and have experience driving.
▪ Satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Verification
▪ Previous experience working with children in a camp and/or education setting
▪ Excellent leadership skills, teamwork and communication skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
▪ Must be available to work in camp setting, inclusive of cabin lodgment and available 24 hours a day with scheduled breaks.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:
▪ Give back to the community and influence those living with arthritis.
▪ Use specialized skills and talents while contributing to The Society’s mission.
▪ Enhance and learn new skills.
▪ Build connections and be part of a community.

TO APPLY:
If you are interested in and qualify for this exciting opportunity, please visit http://campcambria.campbrainstaff.com.

For more information, please contact Christine Bilsky, Education Coordinator, at cbilsky@arthritis.ca or 416-979-7228 Ext. 3535.
Location: Location: Camp Kodiak (Host Camp) Located North of Perry Sound in McKellar, ON
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Adult Day Program at Abbotsford House.

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year.
Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday or Fridays 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Language Preference: English

The Adult Day Program provides clients in the early stages of dementia with a day of stimulating activities and opportunities to socialize and form friendships. Supervised, enriched activities improve quality of life and are tailored to meet the unique mental, social and physical needs of individuals with memory loss. Stimulation in the form of quizzes, discussion groups, games, crafts, sing-a-longs, chair exercises and recreational activities are all part of this amazing program. A nutritious lunch is provided.
Volunteers are needed from 9 – 3:30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. If you enjoy working with older adults living with dementia in a respectful, dynamic, safe and fun environment please apply. Your patience, dependability, sense of humour and positive outlook will be appreciated. Training will be provided.
Contact the Coordinator of Volunteer Services at volunteer@glebecentre.ca or 613 238-2727 ext. 353.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: OSEG Foundation
Inspiring the next generation of athletes through the power of sports. At the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), we believe that all children in our community should have access to sport, and the opportunity to learn and develop. That’s why we have established the OSEG Foundation.
Together, with our coaches and players from the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa 67’s and Ottawa Fury FC – the OSEG Foundation will invest in local programs and initiatives that get more kids off the sidelines and into the game.
What's the Role?
Do you want to give back? Do you want to help raise money for local youth? The OSEG Foundation is looking to recruit high-energy motivated volunteers to join our 50/50 Electronic Raffle sales team. With your support, the more money raised means more local youth have the opportunity to thrive through participation in sport. The 50/50 raffles take place at all Fury FC home games, where one lucky winner receives 50% of the jackpot and the remaining 50% is directed to the OSEG Foundation to support ongoing charitable efforts.

• Effectively engage Fury FC fans with the 50/50 raffle and the OSEG Foundation
• Bring your enthusiasm and help us maximize revenue to be donated back into the community
• Actively sell, handle and distribute 50/50 tickets within TD Place either at a stationary kiosk or as a roaming 50/50 representative during and prior to Fury FC home games
• Accurately reconcile sales with cash receipts
• Clearly and kindly communicate with customers
• Answer general inquiries about 50/50 program
What's Needed?
• Excellent communication with an enthusiastic and professional attitude
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a large crowd/fan base
• Experience working in a team environment
• Previous sales experience an asset
• Genuine enthusiasm for community involvement within the sports and entertainment sector
• Cash management experience is an asset
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Approximately a 4-hour time commitment
• Ability to volunteer evenings and weekends during select Fury FC home games

Location: 1015 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontari
Deadline: Sep 10, 2018
Organization: OSEG Foundation
Inspiring the next generation of athletes through the power of sports. At the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), we believe that all children in our community should have access to sport, and the opportunity to learn and develop. That’s why we have established the OSEG Foundation.

Together, with our coaches and players from the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa 67’s and Ottawa Fury FC – the OSEG Foundation will invest in local programs and initiatives that get more kids off the sidelines and into the game.
What's the Role?
Do you want to give back? Do you want to help local youth through the power of sport? Do you have an affinity for a lively atmosphere and interacting with kids? The OSEG Foundation is looking to recruit fun-spirited volunteers to support the Fury FC Game Day team. At each Fury FC home game, the west end is converted into an exciting, activity-filled Family Fun Zone, at field level. We’re looking for volunteers to engage with our young Fury fans right in the heart of the action!

• Engage and entertain young Fury fans and families within the Family Fun Zone
• Provide a positive and memorable fan experience
• Facilitate and participate in Family Fun Zone activities (e.g. soccer-related games, face painting, etc.) in a safe and inclusive fashion
• Clearly and enthusiastically communicate with fans
• Answer general inquiries about the Stadium (e.g., directional and wayfinding)
What's Needed?
• Desire to work in a fun, fast-paced atmosphere
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude
• Ability to connect with and engage children
• Genuine enthusiasm for community involvement within the sports and entertainment sector
• Approximately a 4-hour time commitment
• Must be at least 14 years of age
• Ability to volunteer evenings and weekends during select Fury FC home games (see below for 2018 Schedule)
Location: 1015 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1S 3W7
Deadline: Sep 10, 2018
Organization: OSEG Foundation
Inspiring the next generation of athletes through the power of sports. At the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), we believe that all children in our community should have access to sport, and the opportunity to learn and develop. That’s why we have established the OSEG Foundation.

Together, with our coaches and players from the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa 67’s and Ottawa Fury FC – the OSEG Foundation will invest in local programs and initiatives that get more kids off the sidelines and into the game.
What's the Role?
Do you want to give back? Do you want to help local youth through the power of sport? Do you have an affinity for a lively atmosphere and interacting with kids? The OSEG Foundation is looking to recruit fun-spirited volunteers to support the Fury FC Game Day team. At each Fury FC home game, the west end is converted into an exciting, activity-filled Family Fun Zone, at field level. We’re looking for volunteers to engage with our young Fury fans right in the heart of the action!

• Engage and entertain young Fury fans and families within the Family Fun Zone
• Provide a positive and memorable fan experience
• Facilitate and participate in Family Fun Zone activities (e.g. soccer-related games, face painting, etc.) in a safe and inclusive fashion
• Clearly and enthusiastically communicate with fans
• Answer general inquiries about the Stadium (e.g., directional and wayfinding)
What's Needed?
• Desire to work in a fun, fast-paced atmosphere
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude
• Ability to connect with and engage children
• Genuine enthusiasm for community involvement within the sports and entertainment sector
• Approximately a 4-hour time commitment
• Must be at least 14 years of age
• Ability to volunteer evenings and weekends during select Fury FC home games (see below for 2018 Schedule)
Location: 1015 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1S 3W7
Deadline: Sep 10, 2018
Organization: OSEG Foundation
Inspiring the next generation of athletes through the power of sports. At the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG), we believe that all children in our community should have access to sport, and the opportunity to learn and develop. That’s why we have established the OSEG Foundation.

Together, with our coaches and players from the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Ottawa 67’s and Ottawa Fury FC – the OSEG Foundation will invest in local programs and initiatives that get more kids off the sidelines and into the game.
What's the Role?
Do you want to give back? Do you want to help local youth through the power of sport? Do you have an affinity for a lively atmosphere and interacting with kids? The OSEG Foundation is looking to recruit fun-spirited volunteers to support the Fury FC Game Day team. At each Fury FC home game, the west end is converted into an exciting, activity-filled Family Fun Zone, at field level. We’re looking for volunteers to engage with our young Fury fans right in the heart of the action!

• Engage and entertain young Fury fans and families within the Family Fun Zone
• Provide a positive and memorable fan experience
• Facilitate and participate in Family Fun Zone activities (e.g. soccer-related games, face painting, etc.) in a safe and inclusive fashion
• Clearly and enthusiastically communicate with fans
• Answer general inquiries about the Stadium (e.g., directional and wayfinding)
What's Needed?
• Desire to work in a fun, fast-paced atmosphere
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude
• Ability to connect with and engage children
• Genuine enthusiasm for community involvement within the sports and entertainment sector
• Approximately a 4-hour time commitment
• Must be at least 14 years of age
• Ability to volunteer evenings and weekends during select Fury FC home games (see below for 2018 Schedule)
Location: 1015 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1S 3W7
Deadline: Sep 10, 2018
Organization: CNIB
Drive CNIB staff who are blind or partially sighted to CNIB appointments and activities. Provide sighted guide assistance to staff with vision loss as needed. Training is provided.
Location: 101-1355 Bank Street
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Registration is open for fall training sessions (dates TBA).

Be an English literacy volunteer tutor and mentor for the ELF's Sage Youth Programs. Work one-on-one, and in small groups with marginalized children and youth.

Volunteers are needed for our afternoon program in downtown Ottawa. This location serves refugee children. The program runs on Mondays thru Wednesdays (1 pm to 3 pm), from August until the end of June 2019.

We are also looking for volunteer support from September 2018 to May 2019 to work for our Monday and Tuesday morning program (9:35 am to 11:35 am) in the west-end of Ottawa. This location is in a high-school, serving youth with a broad range of exceptionalities.

You will be provided with all necessary training and materials. A vulnerable sector police check and 2 professional references are required.

Please join us and support students with their literacy and life-skills. Come with your patience and good will to teach, mentor, and become a hero.

For more information about the ELF's Sage Youth programs, please visit our website at www.excellenceinliteracy.org. You may contact us by email at sageyouth@hotmail.com or by phone at 613-838-5539.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Location: High school in the west end of Ottawa; refugee shelter in downtown Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 7, 2018
Organization: CNIB
CNIB's Accessible Technology program aims to empower people with vision loss by advocating for, and supporting the integration of technology into their daily lives. The Accessible Technology program requires volunteers to assist with running Technology groups, setting up for Technology workshops and driving to and from technology meets.
Location: 101-1355 Bank Street
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for Volunteer Callers to join our team in preparation for upcoming Heart Month 2019! We are seeking individuals to make simple follow-up phone calls to past or existing volunteers, thanking them for their support during the last campaign and securing them for the next one. Time Commitment: We're seeking volunteer callers to do calls during weekdays, for morning shift and or afternoon shifts.The callers will be required to come into the local area office during business hours (Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm). Volunteer callers must be able to commit to 3-6 hours per week on a flexible time schedule. We would ideally like the callers to commit for the days of July or August, 2018. Responsibilities: The volunteers must have strong oral communication skills, be comfortable talking on the phone and have a pleasant telephone personality. This position is ideal for students wishing to fulfill volunteer service hours. This is a great volunteer opportunity for friends to work together or for you to put a small group together OR you as an individual will be very welcome!
Location: 110 - 1525 Carling Avenue
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions Adult Day Support Program is a therapeutic, social, and recreational service for seniors who require minimal assistance with day-to-day activities. The Program Leader will help with making announcements, coordinating volunteers, helping members participate in scheduled activities and program planning, as requested. Day Program Weekly Shifts: Thursday shifts available 9:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
3 major topics of research are underway regarding Akikodjiwan/Chaudiere Falls and its islands and the Ottawa River. One is related to the Energy Ottawa expansion and the other idea is related to rezoning the Chaudiere Falls from parkland and a sacred area for the indigenous people across Turtle Island to a land of mixed-use community (condos, shops, restaurants, parks, and hotels) for Windmill/Zibi.

The second concerns making the Ottawa River a legal person.

The third concerns creating a national conference for indigenous sacred sites.
Location: 504-44 Emmerson
Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 4, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
Require web authoring expertise to update existing website and make minor modifications
Location: 44 Emmerson Avenue
Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 4, 2018
Organization: APICS Ottawa Chapter
Accountable for building, maintaining and the evolution of the Chapter's brand.

- Identify current and potential customer needs.
- Actively promote the chapter through local business journals and social media.
- Maintain APICS Ottawa website.
- Publicize chapter activities.
- Attend all board meetings.
Location: 1861 Robertson Road Box 147
Deadline: Sep 3, 2018
Looking for volunteers with cats or dogs to visit residents. Animals must have recent immunization and proof. Animals must be comfortable in large setting and always under control. Dogs must be able to sit and allow residents to pat them. Prefer that the dogs don't jump up on the residents.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Visit residents at Peter D. Clark long term care home whom are requiring palliative care. The volunteer will sit and socialize or just read to the resident. Your role is to provide the resident with companionship and remove the feeling of being alone.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
provide residents with spiritual visits. Most of the time it is to be able to listen and comfort residents.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
helping residents with their meals. Cuing or actual feeding. Volunteers will be given training by a qualified Registered Nurse.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Volunteers will help bring residents to the main lounge for a social tea event every Tuesday afternoon. The volunteers will serve tea, and socialize with seniors.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Nepean, Ontario
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Companion to visit with residents and socialize. escort resident to the gardens or to activity programs.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Bingo assistant will help residents play bingo by cuing them on the numbers as well as portering the resident to and from the bingo. You may be asked to lead the bingo by being a caller.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
looking for a volunteer to run a baking program. Bake muffins, bread, cakes, etc.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Ottawa
K2G-6P8
Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Organization: OTTAWA CHAMBERFEST
Come join us this summer as we commence a year of celebrations for Chamberfest’s 25th anniversary. Starting with this summer's festival, Chamberfest 2018, you can play a vital role in participating in the festival. With the help of dedicated volunteers, Chamberfest offers audiences an impressive variety of concerts and events featuring artists from across Canada and around the world.

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

Chamberfest volunteer roles for students (16+) and adults include ushering, production crew and box office. Find out now how your individual skills, interests, and talents can contribute to the success of our 2018 summer festival.
Location: 4 Florence Street
Suite #201
Deadline: Jul 26, 2018
The volunteer videographer/editor will be responsible for filming and editing a video and sharing experiences from individuals about the work of the Dementia Society supporting those impacted by dementia.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Develop a video including individuals and/or groups with a compelling message about the impacts of living with dementia
• Work closely with staff to establish filming schedule and location
• Become familiar with desired outcomes for each filming session
• Editing filmed segments into an inspiring five minute video
• Responsible for the set up/ take down of equipment at each film location
• Engage in conversation with participants as appropriate
Location: 1742-1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Volunteer Position: Annavale Nursery School Program Assistant for Toddler Program Team: Parent-Child (Annavale Nursery School)
Day & Time: Morning program: 8:30 to 11 am
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1+
Commitment: Minimum 3 months
Location: 250 Anna Ave
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 am to 12:15 pm
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: Sep 15, 2018
Goal of the program: The Mothers of Multiples Group is a breastfeeding mother-to-mother support group. The group is open to all mothers of multiple children. Mothers are invited to a safe space where they can connect & discuss their challenges and experiences. Description of Volunteer Role: " Assist with registration of participants " Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities. " Promote play among children " Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces. " Promote safety. Qualifications: " Ability to work in a challenging environment " Demonstrated genuine interest in children " 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: 900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Days: Fridays
Time: 2 hours, time depends on room availability
Minimum commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Site Superintendent


Description of Volunteer Role:
• Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the community kitchen.
• Do a weekly inspection of the kitchen for health and safety issues and report them to the site superintendent
• Return items that do not below in the community kitchen to the staff kitchen and return items that should be in the community kitchen to the cupboards and drawers.
• Inspect the refrigerator for non-labeled items and discard them.
• Document the temperature of the refrigerator.
• Wash and put away any dishes left in the sink and on counters.
• Clean inside of the microwaves and oven, wash the stovetop and counters, wash the bottom of the refrigerator.
• Once a year: conducts an inventory of all items in the kitchen and submits list to site supervisor.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Criminal Reference Check.

Jours : Vendredi
Horaire : 2 heures, l’heure dépend de la disponibilité de la salle
Engagement minimal : Trois mois
La ou le bénévole relève de : Surintendante ou surintendant de l’emplacement


Description du rôle de la ou du bénévole :
• S’assurer que la cuisine communautaire est propre et ordonnée.
• Inspecter chaque semaine la cuisine afin de détecter les problèmes de santé et de sécurité et les signaler à la superviseure ou au superviseur de l’emplacement.
• Remettre au personnel de la cuisine les articles qui n’appartiennent pas à la cuisine communautaire et replacer dans les armoires et les tiroirs les articles qui devraient se trouver dans la cuisine.
• S’assurer qu’il n’y a aucun aliment non étiqueté dans le réfrigérateur.
• Consigner la température du réfrigérateur.
• Laver et ranger la vaisselle laissée dans l’évier et sur les comptoirs.
• Nettoyer l’intérieur des fours à micro-ondes et des fours, laver le dessus de la cuisinière et des comptoirs et laver le bas du réfrigérateur.
• Une fois par année : faire l’inventaire de tous les articles qui se trouvent dans la cuisine et remettre la liste à la surintendante ou au surintendant de l’emplacement.

Compétences requises :
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec une surveillance minimale.
• Ponctualité et fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter la confidentialité.
• Capacité d’obtenir une vérification appropriée du casier judiciaire.


Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Tuesdays - 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: 1665 Apeldoorn
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5 - 8
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 : Jeudi
Heure : De 15 h à 17 h 30
Nombre de bénévoles requis : 5 - 8
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: Sep 15, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4 - 6
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


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

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


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

Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Commitment: Year-round (September – June)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs


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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Location: W.E. Gowling School, 250 Anna Avenue
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Volunteer Position: Volunteer Choir Director
Team: Health Promotion and Counseling Team
Day & Time: <5 hours per week
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
Volunteer will report to: Seniors Health Promoter
Goal: Our choir is a unique combination of singing and skits with a progressive approach to helping Seniors break isolation and improve mental wellness.
Qualifications: Ability and 1 to 2 years experience leading a choir or singing group.
Knowledge of needs specific to Seniors, Flexibility and patience, Keyboard or piano accompaniment, Excellent verbal communication, Leadership qualities Safety/Security Issues, Confidentiality of information, Police records check required
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Location: Bellevue Community Centre, 1475 Caldwell Ave.
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Fridays
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Minimum commitment: Three to six months
Volunteer will report to: Maria Cuburu


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 French and English (other languages, such as Somali, 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.



Endroit : Centre communautaire Bellevue, 1475, avenue Caldwell
Équipe : Parent-enfant
Jours : Vendredis
Heures : 9 h à midi
Engagement minimum: Trois à six mois
Le bénévole relève de : Maria Cuburu


Description du rôle du bénévole :
• Aider à la préparation physique de la salle et des activités
• Promouvoir la lecture auprès des participants
• Préparer des collations et nettoyer après la préparation des aliments
• Aider au nettoyage de la salle et au rangement des articles après les séances de jeu, incluant les jouets, la vaisselle, les planchers et les surfaces
• Promouvoir la sécurité durant les activités du groupe de jeu

Qualités requises :
• Capacité de travailler dans un environnement exigeant
• Intérêt démontré pour le travail et les activités avec des enfants
• Bonnes capacités de communication, maîtrise du français et de l’anglais (la connaissance d’autres langues, comme 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: 1475 Caldwell Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Location: Alexander Community Centre, 960 Silver Avenue
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday
Time: 3:30 - 5 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2
Commitment: Year-round (September – August)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs and on-site workers

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

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

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



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

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

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

Qualifications :
• Capacité de parler anglais.
• Capacité de parler français, un atout.
• Expérience du travail auprès d’enfants de 6 à 13 ans.
• Patience, ouverture d’esprit, capacité de ne pas porter de jugement et entregent.
• Capacité de travailler avec des enfants et des jeunes ayant des difficultés d’apprentissage ou de comportement.
• Connaissance des enjeux auxquels font face les familles à faible revenu et sensibilité aux questions multiculturelles.
• Capacité de travailler de façon autonome avec un minimum de supervision.
• Fiabilité.
• Capacité de respecter les règles de confidentialité.
• Capacité de faire faire une vérification du casier judiciaire.
Location: Alexander Community Centre, 960 Silver Avenue
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
The "Seniors Cooking for Kids" volunteers will gather together to plan and prepare healthy snacks for an after school program for children, and a seniors social drop-in. Once a season, the volunteers will be invited to visit the children in the after school program to meet, have a snack and play games.
Location: 900 Merivale Road
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
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