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

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to come and help at meal times with our residents. Some residents require assistance with eating their food. We are looking for help in the mornings at 8:30 am.
Location: 1156 Wellington Street West
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Z3
Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children at Ottawa Public Library in Cumberland. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: St. Laurent Public Library - Cote Street (bus ride from downtown)
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children at this program. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: 453 Cooper Street
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Job title Event Coordinator
Reports to Operations Supervisor and Executive Director

Job purpose

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to produce events from conception through to completion. Event coordinator responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations.

Duties and responsibilities
• Event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
• Liaise with clients to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
• Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
• Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
• Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
• Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
• Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
• Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
• Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize event
• Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
• Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes
• Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest

Qualifications

Key Qualifications
• Proven experience as an events planner or organizer
• Excellent time management and communication skills
• Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
• Ability to manage multiple projects independently
• MS Office proficiency

Education and Experience
• Willing to submit references from previous clients
• BS in Event Management or related field

Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at least two days a week
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Looking for a dedicated volunteer to promote our support services via social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.)
-Ideally, 2 shifts/week of at least a few hours each
-4-month commitment in order to provide references and certificate of completion
-Bilingual an asset
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Looking for a volunteer to promote our services by attending functions, and connecting in person with the community
-long term(at least 6 months)
-Bilingual asset
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
New: We are currently seeking an outreach coordinator to support our work with the community and to create partnerships with local organizations. You will also be working with our social media coordinator to increase awareness within the community
-Ideally, 2 shifts/week of at least a few hours each
-Bilingual and experience an asset
-Commitment for at least 4 months in order to provide references and certificate of completion
Location: 265 Montreal Roar, Vanier
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: The Good Companions
Dining room positions are available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am-1pm. Volunteers assist seniors and adults with physical disabilities by carrying trays, filling up supplies, cleaning tables, packaging Meals on Wheels, refreshing beverages and answering questions (e.g. meal of the day).
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions are looking for friendly and outgoing receptionists to answer calls and direct them to the appropriate staff. They also provide general information in-person and by phone. Weekly Shift available: Monday's 12pm - 3pm.This position requires an individual who is courteous and professional with excellent communication skills in English. Experience is an asset. This position requires the ability to multitask. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if interested.
Location: 670 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Volunteer Drivers deliver nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. Volunteer drivers can do deliveries on their own or can be paired up with volunteer servers.
There are pickup locations across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Stree
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Dec 8, 2018
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children at Ottawa Public Library in Cumberland. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: Ottawa Public Library in Cumberland, Orleans
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Petra’s world has shrunk because of progressive eye condition. She would love a volunteer Advocate to socialize with, someone who could help her get back out in to her community and who shares some of her interests –theatre, singing, walking and aqua fit. If you can, Petra would also like help with some practical tasks and to find new activities that accommodate her diminishing vision.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 2860 Ahearn Ave, Ottawa K2B 6Z9
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Max has been waiting 9 years for a volunteer Advocate, someone with whom he can develop a friendship and do activities together, such as shopping, movies and meals out.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 3867 Albion Rd, K1T 1B2
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Morgan is in his early 20s and enjoys skating, bike riding, taking photos, using his iPad and getting out in the community. His ideal volunteer Advocate would be someone who enjoys being active, has a good sense of humour and is willing to share interests with Morgan.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 1313 Field St, K2C 2P9
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Marilyn is a senior who has been on our waiting list for seven years. She is very engaging and loves being around people, babies and animals. She communicates very well despite her limited verbal skills. Marilyn enjoys getting out into the community and seeing new things. She would benefit from a volunteer Advocate who can spend time with her each week exploring her local community.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 117 Centrepoint, K2G 5X3
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Suzie is an active woman in her 20s. She enjoys helping with cooking, walking, swimming, music and shopping. She is looking for a volunteer Advocate who enjoys cooking and walking. Someone she can spend time with outside her home.
As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 300 Earl Grey Drive, Kanata K2T 1B8
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Dudley is 45 years old and has been waiting for a volunteer Advocate for 8 years. His ideal Advocate would like sports, video games and getting out in the community. Someone who enjoys participating rather than observing.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 1315 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Tina is looking for a friend who appreciates her positive nature and who can help expand her social and recreational circles. She is open to many activities including going for coffee, attending concerts, manicures and window shopping.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 1481 Greenbank Rd, Nepean, ON K2J 4Y6
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Vanier resident, Mary is in her late 40s and lives with cerebral palsy. She is a very happy person who enjoys being busy and having fun. She would enjoy spending time with someone who enjoys shopping, short walks and movies.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 262 Montreal Rd, Vanier, ON K1L 6C3
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
Vince is looking for a volunteer Advocate who is comfortable with silence and who can spend time with him each week going for coffee, walks in the neighbourhood or exploring the community. Ideally, you are also someone who is proactive and enjoys planning activities.

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222
Location: 2369 Carling Ave, Ottawa K2B 7G7
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
We have over 300 people with disabilities in Ottawa who are feeling isolated and alone, wishing they had a volunteer friend and advocate through our organization. Most of them will have to wait two and a half years to be matched. Will you help one person to get off of our waiting list?

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

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

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

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

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org OR 613-761-9522 ext. 222

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

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

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

COMMUNIQUEZ AVEC NOUS: mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org OU 613-761-9522 poste 222
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Nov 23, 2018
We are looking for volunteers for various needs, including Fundraising, Translation, Animal Care (Working with Chickens), Web Innovation. Women, LGBTQ2+ and Military/Police/Fire/Paramedic Veterans are actively sought.
Location: Various Locations.
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Position:
The Secretary is the Director of the Board, and part of the Board’s Executive, together with the President, Vice-President, and Treasurer. Overall, the Secretary is responsible for documenting the business activities of HWF, maintaining files, and organizing meetings.

Tasks:
1. At the Board’s decision, calls and organizes all Board Meetings:
 advises directors of the meetings and;
 prepares and distributes agendas and material with directors’ input.
2. Records, circulates, finalizes, and files Board Meeting minutes. Once approved, save minutes in in Google Docs.
3. Prepares and receives HWF correspondence as decided between the President and the Secretary.
4. The work of the HWF Secretary will generally respond to the needs of the President in the daily running of HWF.
5. When the Board decides, calls and organizes, with other directors’ assistance, an Annual General Meeting:
6. Maintains a calendar of activities for the organization.
7. Performs activities required by Corporations Canada, including but not limited to: annual filing, changes to director information, and changes to corporation address.
Supplementary Tasks as agreed and as required:
- Policies & Procedures: The Board of Directors has developed, and will regularly review, a set of policies for the organization. The Secretary may assist with the preparation and distribution of these policies.

- Business Plan: Toward the end of each calendar year, the Board reports on its achievements that year against the current year’s business plan, and then develops a plan for the following year, with consultation and input from HWF members. The Secretary may lead the organization of that reporting, consultation, and planning, and the writing and editing of next business plan.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:
- Ability to work in a team setting;
- Good communication skills;
- Excellent organizational skills;
- Passionate about community, wanting to make a different and awareness of the challenges faced by many in our community and;
- Board experience would be a plus.
Time Commitment:
The Board meets monthly for approximately 2-3 hours plus a few extra hours are required after each Board meeting to finalise the minutes. Over all the position requires a commitment of a couple of hours a week most weeks.
Location: 5350 Canotek Rd Unit 9, Gloucester, ON K1J 9C9
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
Our group, Freeing Chaudiere Falls and Its Islands (freethefalls.ca), requires someone who will be able to handle one or more of the following: media inquiries, attend our public events, issue press releases and issue messages to members of the group. Bilingual preferred.
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
4 major topics of research are underway regarding Akikodjiwan/Chaudiere Falls and its islands and the Ottawa River.

The first is related to the dismantling of the Chaudiere Dam to free the falls.

The second idea is related to the rezoning of the most sacred area for the indigenous people for 2,000 km - Chaudiere Falls and islands from parkland to a land of mixed-use community (condos, shops, restaurants, parks, and hotels) for the $1.5B Zibi development. freethefalls.ca

The third concerns making the Ottawa River a legal person like the Amazon, Ganges and Whanganui Rivers.

The fourth concerns creating a national conference for indigenous sacred sites.
Location: 504-44 Emmerson
Ottawa
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
An archeologist is required to help evaluate a possible serpent mound, a kind of effigy mound, located behind the former Federal Study Centre at 1495 Heron Road. It would be only the second in Canada and one of only 30 in North America out of tens of thousands. There are other possible related sites in the vicinity. The place is to be sold and so there is some urgency to ensure due diligence is pursued. If deemed to be one then a National Historic Site and possible interpretation centre could be developed.
Location: 44 Emmerson Avenue
Ottawa
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
We require someone with volunteer management skills familiar with working in a very committed activist movement.

We also require capacity to ensure that volunteer is identified, selected and correctly managed while volunteering.
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
We require 4 research managers to research 4 major topics of research planned or underway regarding Akikodjiwan/Chaudiere Falls and its islands and the Ottawa River. freethefalls.ca

We also require capacity to ensure that volunteers are identified, selected and correctly managed while volunteering.

The first is related to the dismantling of the Chaudiere Dam to free the falls.

The second is related to the rezoning of the most sacred area for the indigenous people for 2,000 km - Chaudiere Falls and islands from parkland to a land of mixed-use community (condos, shops, restaurants, parks, and hotels) for the $1.5B Zibi development. freethefalls.ca

The third concerns making the Ottawa River a legal person like the Amazon, Ganges and Whanganui Rivers.

The fourth concerns creating a national conference for indigenous sacred sites.
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is recruiting new board members. Board members meet ten times a year to provide leadership and direction to the organization. Commitments include attending an annual planning day, participation in fundraising activities and in committee work. They carry out work between meetings and engage with the Ancoura community at the AGM, Annual Christmas Dinner and other events. Work is carried out in a friendly, collegial and professional manner. Board members act as ambassadors for Ancoura in relationships with outside organizations. They assist the Board Chair and Nominating Committee to identify and recruit other board members.
Location: 30 Cleary Aveue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has a few elementary schools looking for volunteers to assist in their Autism Unit.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.(Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
You have a passion for plants, growing and learning, our students need you!
We need volunteers to help and support our Ottawa students with our Classroom Gardens program.
This hands-on, cross-curricular indoor school gardening programs helps students to learn how to grow healthy food and how to use it for better nutrition.
You can help by watering, taking care of the plants and our tower gardens and ultimately by supporting the well-being of our students.
Volunteers are needed for September. All volunteers require screening and a cleared Vulnerable Sectors Police Check.

Location: OCDSB schools offering the program
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Many elementary schools within the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)are now offering full-day classes and care for Kindergarten students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE)program are looking for volunteers who can help in a Kindergarten classroom setting to assist the teacher with the daily routines. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Volunteers needed to support children and adult English language learners. Volunteers will receive training before being matched to support students in Pre-K to Grade 12 or in the Adult LINC programs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily English language learning opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians.

Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line through ONFE). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is completed and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
English Language Development (ELD/ESL) - (English Language Development (ELD), English as a Second Language (ESL)) tutors/volunteers needed to support 500 Syrian refugee students who are coming to our OCDSB schools and require extra support.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

You would be working with students primarily on their English (reading & writing) along with assisting them to adapt to their new environment. Self-paced training is required (approx. 3 hours), details will follow upon your registration. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
The Heart of the City Piano Program is committed to bringing the joy of music to the lives of the socio-economically under-privileged children of Ottawa.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Requires a recent vulnerable sector police check (PVSC) clearance for service with the vulnerable sector. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If interested please contact the Heart of the City Program Piano Program Coordinator(s) at : uottawa.hcpp@gmail.com. After you are pre-approved by the Heart of the City Coordinator(s) please go ahead and register on-line at: www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time to meet to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Adult High School - Central Orientation Class is designed for newly-arrived students between 18 and 20 years of age who require ELD support. They receive English Language and Math support. Students leave the Centre to take other courses at the Adult HS or to enter the workforce.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE BACKGROUND CLEARANCE TO SERVICE THE VULNERABLE SECTOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Adult High School Rochester Street
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
General Classroom Assistance - Volunteers are assigned to a specific teacher and carry out various tasks depending on the teacher's needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The following are some typical examples of areas where volunteers are needed: General Classroom Assistance Remedial/Special Education MentoringTutoringCoaching LanguagesLibraryEarly LiteracyComputers/TechnologyMath/Science A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
What is your company doing to promote literacy? NOTE: This is a group volunteer opportunity--you need to lead a team of volunteer readers from your organization.

If you want to volunteer as an individual please register as OVIE volunteer www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application. If you have a team of readers for OttawaReads please proceed to register for this position. The Ottawa Network for Education s OttawaReads program is a unique school/business partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-on-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. After attending an orientation/training session in their place of work, volunteers fulfill a weekly or bi-weekly one-hour commitment to read to students in local schools. Each participating organization is partnered with a school in their own geographic location. The number of volunteers requested from each organization is based upon the size of the company and the requirements of the partnering school. We currently have several schools on the waitlist for new OttawaReads partners. Can you help? Be a team leader in your place of work!
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
In 2005-06 the Ontario government initiated the Student Success Program within secondary schools as one response to the severe drop-out rate of high school students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) has received requests from Ottawa high schools to recruit community volunteers interested in providing tutoring support (under the direction of teachers) to individual students in their Math, English, Science or History Credit Recovery Program. Most of these students, many of whom are new Canadians, respond very well to working with a tutor on a weekly basis. We are looking for volunteers who can help them focus, explain concepts as they work, assist them in organizing materials, and provide encouragement as they progress in all subjects. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
The Community Living Class at Bell High School serves students with special needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Opportunities for reading buddies, games, art and crafts, caller for time bingo, cooking, field trips computer skills. There are a maximum of 10 students per classroom. Bell would like to have volunteers join the program and share their interests and talents. They are always open to new ideas and they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Bell High School Nepean
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Help a child understand math concepts by becoming a math tutor.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Professional development training, facilitated by OCDSB Math coaches, will be offered periodically during the school year. Attendance to at least one session is recommended. Invitations to attend training sessions with more details will be sent periodically to all interested Math volunteers. If you are interested in helping students in Grades 3 to 8 become enthusiastic and successful in Math we would really appreciate hearing from you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteers will be asked to perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Volunteers are needed at Clifford Bowey PS - Special Education School. The school was opened in 1970 to meet the academic and social needs of students with developmental delays/disabilities.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Assistance is often required in their leisure and therapeutic pool and/or in their music and movement classes. If you think you can assist, they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Clifford Bowey School
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: Dec 7, 2018
Organization: Bruce House
Bruce House, a community based organization that provides housing, compassionate care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS is currently recruiting volunteers to sit on its Board of Directors. Some the skills we are seeking include financial expertise, communication skills, housing knowledge and fundraising experience. Board members are expected to contribute about six hours per month. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the every month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 251 Bank Street, Suite 402
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
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: Nov 30, 2018
The Meals on Wheels Server is teamed with a driver to deliver nutritious meals to individuals over the lunch hour in order to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. There are pickup location across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R6L2
Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Volunteer Drivers deliver nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. Volunteer drivers can do deliveries on their own or can be paired up with volunteer servers.
There are pickup locations across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Stree
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Confederation Court Community House is a local not-for-profit who offers programs such as homework club to the children in the surrounding low income neighborhood.

We are looking for energetic, compassionate, and caring people who like a challenge, to volunteer for our homework club. Hours are Monday-Thursday 3.30-5.30 (minimum of once a week required). Duties will include, helping children with homework, playing educational games with children, helping staff maintain behavior and light clean up duties.

This is a fun and rewarding way to give back to the community while getting needed volunteer hours.
Location: 2483-A Walkley Rd
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
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