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Registration is open for volunteer 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.

We are looking for volunteer support from September 2019 to June 2020 in our new after-school program in South Ottawa (near Hunt Club and Bank) that serves children and youth from families that are refugee claimants). This program operates on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:30pm.

(We ask that you commit to a minimum of one time slot, one day per week.)

Please note that our current volunteer placement opportunities require tutors who are 18 and over and who are comfortable tutoring in English.

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: The Excellence in Literacy Foundation
P.O. Box 639
Deadline: Nov 29, 2019
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for volunteers, who:
 have experience in accounting and in filing income tax return with software;
 are able to communicate in both official languages (French and English)
 are available during the day or in the evening for few hours per week;
 are sensitive to the situation of vulnerable individuals.
People interested in volunteering will be interviewed and their ability to file income tax return will be tested. A police clearance (criminal record check) will also be asked.
If interested, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at: 613-789-3930 ext. 355, or e-mail: volunteer.coordinator@crcbv.ca
As tasks, you would be asked to meet people and /or families who are at Centre to file for income tax, and to collect their information.



Le Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville est à la recherche des bénévoles qui :
 ont de l'expérience dans la comptabilité et la production de déclarations de revenu personnel et l'utilisation de logiciel d'impôt;
 s’expriment dans les deux langues officielles;
 sont disponibles durant la journée et/ou en soirée pendant quelques heures par semaine;
 sont sensibles à la situation des personnes vulnérables.
Les personnes intéressées seront invitées à un entretien et devront passer un test pour vérifier leur habilité à produire des déclarations de revenu simples. Un certificat de police (vérification de casier judiciaire) sera également demandé.
Les personnes intéressées peuvent contacter la Coordination des bénévoles, en appelant : 613-789-3930 poste : 201355, ou par courriel à volunteer.coordinator@crcbv.ca.
Comme tâches, il vous sera demandé, à travers des rencontres, de préparer les dossiers des personnes et/ou familles qui viennent faire produire leur déclaration de revenu au Centre.
Location: 40,Cobourg Street (Lowertown), Ottawa
Deadline: Jan 19, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
On November 30, The Glebe Centre (directly across from Lansdowne Park) is holding their annual bazaar a major fundraiser for our organization. We need about 20 able bodied individuals to help us pack up after the bazaar and put everything away,
It is from 2- 4:30. If anyone is working toward their community support hours they will receive 8 hours for the 2.5 hours worked (it is a big job). This is a one time event.




Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Organization: Foodsharing Ottawa
Board of Directors - Volunteer Position -

Foodsharing Ottawa is seeking committed individuals to join our board of directors.

You work well in a team setting and have excellent communication and listening skills. Previous experience with charities and/or non-profit in similar positions is helpful, but not required. Proficiency in English is required, diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued.

As a governing Board Member we require a minimum attendance of 9 meetings a year (half through Skype). Preparation, actions, and follow up support to the organization may involve 4 hours a month. We are looking for leadership and support to volunteers in creating and running projects that impact our community in reducing food waste and building awareness.

If you are interested, please submit your CV and a cover letter stating why you are applying for this position, and where you would like to see Foodsharing Ottawa in 1 year.
Location: Mostly, we work from home and through Skype meetings.
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday - Thursday
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 4
Commitment: Year-round (September 12, 2016 until end of June 2017)
Volunteer will report to: SWAG Coordinator


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

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

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


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

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

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

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


Location: Fisher Park Public School, 250 Holland Avenue
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
Time: 3:30 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: Nov 30, 2019
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with operations at their used book Distribution Facility, located at the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre in Nepean.

Hours: Facility is open Monday to Friday between 10AM-4PM and Saturday from 10AM-2PM. Volunteer schedule will be determined with Facility Manager.

Distribution Facility volunteers will be responsible for moving and arranging boxes/carts of books (up to 30lbs), sorting, scanning, packing, and shelving books, preparing boxes of books for shipment, accepting donations of books, answering telephone calls, assisting members of the public, and handling sales.

Required Skills: Must be able to move/lift up to 30 lbs; knowledge of books; must be friendly and courteous with the public; must have the ability to follow instructions and work effectively under pressure; must have the ability to make change. A Police record check may be required as volunteers in this role could be handling cash.

Volunteers are required to provide their own transportation to their volunteer location.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information go to: www.fopla-aabpo.ca/volunteer
Location: 100 Tallwood Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Required Hours: 3-4 hours per week

Availability: Monday-Friday between 11AM-2:30PM; Saturday between 10AM-2PM; Sunday between 1PM-4PM. Schedule will be determined with manager.

Language: English proficiency required; bilingual is an asset

Location: 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2

Description
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with operations of their used bookstore at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Volunteers in this role will be primarily responsible for receiving, sorting, and shelving donations of used books. Bookstore inventory must be kept current and fresh, so organization and inventory management are required. Volunteers may also be required to answer customer inquiries, sell books, and interact with library staff as needed.

Required Skills: Must be able to move/lift up to 30 lbs of books; knowledge of books and book genres; must be friendly and courteous with the public; must have the ability to follow instructions and work effectively under pressure; must have good organizational skills.

Volunteers are required to provide their own transportation to their volunteer location.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: 120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The community support component of the Glebe Centre requires a volunteer on Monday morning to help out with data entry and administration duties. The volunteer should be very proficient and comfortable with computers and programs and be willing to learn and suggest new ideas. Desk Top publishing skills would be an asset.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The community support component of the Glebe Centre requires a volunteer on Friday mornings to help out with data entry and administration duties. The volunteer should be very proficient and comfortable with computers and programs and be willing to learn and suggest new ideas. Desk Top publishing skills would be an asset.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require volunteer medical drivers to drive our clients to their medical appointments. Volunteers would pick up clients at their home and drop them off at appointments. After the appointment is completed the volunteers would take the clients home.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The volunteer should be independent and confident in baking and leading a group. The volunteer will come up with seasonal ideas for baking simple things must be able to assist with preparation, serving, and making coffee and tea.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
As part of our fundraising initiatives we run a nearly new boutique. Volunteers are needed to sort, hang and price donations of clothing and accessories. The volunteer would also sell through displaying clothing and interacting with clients. We require support on Thursdays.
Location: 950 Bank Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to support our weekly luncheon club in community support. The volunteer would go with the van driver to pick up clients, would pre call the clients to remind them of the outing. Volunteers would assist with preparing lunch at our centre and them help with a planned program after lunch is over. The volunteer would then help with the van driver to escort clients home. The program runs on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 2:45.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Are you a student, retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for a Fundraising volunteer to work with the Director of Grants and Fundraising to identify and write grant applications on behalf of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities for which Abbeyfield Ottawa is eligible;
Reviews list of projects and initiatives in need of funding and applies for grants as appropriate with guidance from the Director of Grants and Fundraising;
Applies for specific grants at the request of the Board of Directors or the Director of Grants and Fundraising
Ensures all applications are completed on time and include appropriate supporting documentation.
Track all submissions and ensure reporting requirements are met for successful applications.

Qualifications:

Experience in grant writing an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
MS Office experience;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Companion to visit with residents and socialize. Escort resident to the gardens or to activity programs. You are also welcome if you speak other languages other then English and French.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
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: Dec 31, 2019
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: Dec 31, 2019
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: Dec 31, 2019
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: Dec 31, 2019
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: Dec 31, 2019
The Walking School Bus Leader volunteer position is ideal for high school or university students, retirees, parents and anyone else that is looking to give back to their community and support sustainable transportation. The role of the WSB volunteer is to ensure student safety to school, a minimum of 2 mornings per week.

The ideal volunteer for this position will have the following:
• A recent, clear Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check
• A calm and professional demeanor
• Physical stamina, mental alertness and the ability to cope with stress
• Effective verbal and listening communications skills (English essential)
• The ability to interact with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
• Dependability

Participating Schools:
St. Andrew School - 201 Crestway Dr, Nepean
John Young School - 5 Morton Dr, Kanata
Viscount Alexander School - 55 Mann Ave
Sir Winston Churchill PS - 49 Mulvagh Ave, Nepean

To apply please fill out the online form on our website: https://form.jotform.com/OSTA-Forms/volunteer-hybrid-wsb-leader-form
Location: 1645 Woodroffe Avenue
Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Cornerstone Housing for Women is actively seeking volunteer drivers who can, on short notice (24 hrs-5 days) pick up donated items from local Ottawa area businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, hotels and food suppliers.

Valid Ontario Driver’s License
Insured Vehicle
Clear Driving Record
Ability to safely lift ~25lbs
Access to a truck or van would be ideal but not always required.
This volunteer position does not require the transport of Cornerstone residents. Volunteer screening will be required for all Cornerstone volunteer assignments.
Location: 314 Booth Street
Deadline: Jan 10, 2020
The Salvation Army is looking for Volunteer Christmas Kettle Attendants. Flexible hours, over 40 indoor retail locations in Ottawa from Nov 15th – Dec 24th 2019. Just 2 hours of your time can make a difference in someone's life. Great opportunity for students, seniors and anyone 16 years of age and over who enjoys engaging with the public. Proceeds support local Salvation Army programs in Ottawa helping those in need. Call 613-241-1573 x 503 or www.bellringers.ca
Location: 171 George Street, Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 2, 2019
Team: Health Promotion and Counselling Team
Days: Mondays to Wednesdays
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Commitment: Year-round (September – June)
Volunteer will report to: Coordinator for School Success Programs


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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Location: W.E. Gowling School, 250 Anna Avenue
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Location: Ottawa-West
Team: Parent, Child & Youth Team
Days: Thursday and Fridays
Time: 4 - 6 pm
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5
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 Parent, enfant et jeunes
Jours: Le jeudi et vendredi
Heures : 16 h à 18 h
Nombre de bénévoles nécessaires : 5
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: Van Lang Field House (29 Van Lang Private)
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Wednesdays
Time: Mornings, 8:30am-12noon
Minimum commitment: Three months

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

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
Location: Boys and Girls Club; 1463 Prince of Wales Dr.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Mondays - Fridays
Time: Mornings or Afternoons
Minimum commitment: Three months

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

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
Location: Multiple locations in Ottawa-West
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Days: Mondays to Fridays
Time: Afternoons, 2:30pm-5pm
Minimum Commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Nursery School Staff

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

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

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging and high-energy environment with a team
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities. Knowledge of child development or experience working with children an asset.
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to work with children with special needs.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
• Ability to provide documentation of immunization records.
Location: Annavale Nursery School
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Days: Mondays to Fridays
Time: Mornings, 8:30am-12noon
Minimum Commitment: Three months
Volunteer will report to: Nursery School Staff

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

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

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging and high-energy environment with a team
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities. Knowledge of child development or experience working with children an asset.
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to work with children with special needs.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.
• Ability to provide documentation of immunization records.
Location: Annavale Nursery School
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Team: Parent-Child
Days: Tuesdays
Time: Mornings, 8:30am-12noon
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: Bellevue Community Centre
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Help us by either canvassing door to door in your neighbourhood, at work with your colleagues or, with your family and friends.

If you prefer you can also do all your canvassing from the comfort of you home online, by registering on our website and sending a link to your page via any social media method

https://secure-support.heartandstroke.ca/site/SPageServer/;jsessionid=00000000.app208a?NONCE_TOKEN=C6C33706AC60170EA1CD5549614675A7&pagename=p2pCanvass_home

Help us during our Heart Month in February.

If you have more questions please contact the cooridinator to the program Simon Faye either by phone directly 613-691-3291 or via email simon.faye@heartandstroke.ca
Location: 1525 Carling Ave S#110
Ottawa On K2S 1M2
** But you will not be volunteering in the office
Deadline: Jan 1, 2020
Organization: RESULTS Canada
• attend and actively participate in the monthly education & action meetings
• take action alongside fellow group members on the current campaign. Example of actions (but not limited to):
o engaging with your Member of Parliament by writing or meeting with them
o writing letters to the editor
o organizing events
o supporting the logistics of the group
o being active on social media
o taking part in the online community of RESULTS Canada
o fundraising
o tabling at an event to talk about RESULTS Canada
• report on your actions to your Group Leader on a monthly basis

What we're looking for:
• Someone passionate about ending poverty in the Global South and committed to lead by taking action to build the political will to end poverty.
• A “people person”, who is excellent at building relationships and who loves to inspire, develop and motivate others.
• Someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Someone who is able to go out of their comfort zone to create change.

Visit bit.ly/joinresults for more details.
Location: Room 7, Dalhousie Community Centre
755 Somerset Street West (NW Corner of Empress Ave.)
Ottawa, ON K1R 6R1

(meeting once a month on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-9pm)
Deadline: Jan 10, 2020
Organization: Frontier College
WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?

Frontier College's Homework Club Program offers homework and reading support for children and youth across Canada. As a volunteer with the Homework Club Program at Cumberland Library, you will help children and youth grades 1 to 6 to develop their reading and writing skills in English. Based on your own competencies, you may also help them develop skills in mathematics, science, and French.

Volunteering with the Homework Club Program is an excellent way to gain experience in early childhood education or literacy tutoring! It is also an ideal environment in which to contribute meaningfully to your community. We require no prior teaching experience and provide you with all of the training and materials you need. Just bring your communication skills, patience, enthusiasm and love of learning!


WHEN AND WHERE DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?

The Homework Club program at Cumberland public library runs from September 2019 to June 2020. The program will take place on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to participate weekly, but scheduling is flexible and can accommodate your availabilities. Note also that our other Homework Club across the city are always looking for volunteers!

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?

Contact phoyeck@frontiercollege.ca
Candidates aged 18 or over will be required to provide a vulnerable sector Police Check (free of charge). All candidates will be required to provide three references upon request.

We look forward to meeting you!
Location: 1599 Tenth Line Rd, Orléans, ON K1E 3E8
Deadline: Dec 11, 2019
Spring is upon us and summer is around the corner! Let's make the most of it!

Do you enjoy being active in the outdoors and participating in sports and recreation activities? Do you have a love for fishing, hiking, running, exploring nature, working out or playing on local sports teams?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about roles in recreation, sports, outdoor adventures and possibly explore other opportunities in this area of interest.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience
- Participating in rec or sports programs together

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.


Location: Ottawa Region- various locations
Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Êtes-vous quelqu’un qui souhaite faire une différence dans la vie des personnes ayant des besoins particuliers? Quelqu’un qui aime contribuer à votre communauté? Aimez-vous aider vos voisins à développer un sens d’appartenance, de participation, et d’inclusion communautaire? Nous voulons vous parler!

Liens Étudiants cherche des personnes motivées et responsables pour devenir mentor à nos élèves ayant des besoins spéciaux de toutes capacités. Vous serez jumeler un a un avec un jeune adulte pour développer un mentorat ensemble viser sur vos intérêts et passions partagés. Vous allez explorer vos intérêts en commun pour aider l’étudiant à développer ses capacités autour de sa passion et les aider à se préparer pour la vraie vie après l’école secondaire.

Une personne peut devenir mentor dans plusieurs manières et chaque expérience de mentorat est unique et tailler aux besoins de l’élève et le mentor. En tant que bénévole vous pouvez :
- Aider l’étudiant à explorer leur communauté et fréquenter des évènements ensemble
- Travailler sur un projet ensemble (créer un film, bande dessiné, table en menuiserie, danse)
- Prendre un cours ensemble (yoga, danse, art, soccer…)
- Agir comme portier et introduire a votre réseau social, clubs/groupes dont vous êtes membre
- Aider à préparer pour les études post-secondaires, préparation pour le marché de travail
- Développer leur Independence dans la communauté sur les autobus, faire des achats, habilités de la vie comme préparation de nourriture et lavage…
- Enseigner une nouvelle habilité – sport, travail de mains, instrument
- Faire un ami et s’amuser avec des personnes qui partagent vos intérêts!

Nous cherchons des personnes engagées, motivées, responsables, et matures qui veulent faire une différence dans la vie d’un jeune en les guidant et montrant des options pour leur futures. Si vous êtes quelqu’un qui est passionnée par l’inclusion communautaire et pense que chaque personne mérite les mêmes opportunités et expériences enrichissant dans la vie, veuillez-vous vous impliquer aujourd’hui!

Imaginez avoir eu un mentor quand vous étiez jeune et les choses que vous auriez pu faire différemment avec quelqu’un pour vous guider. Vous pouvez maintenant devenir cette personne pour un adolescent qui a hâte pour son futur!

Expérience à travailler avec la population de notre clientèle (besoins particuliers) n’est pas nécessaire. Tous ceux et celles qui veulent aider un jeune a développer sa passion et faire partie de sa communauté sont les bienvenues d’appliquer.
Location: Lieux Variees
Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Looking for creative tradespeople who love to build to share their passion by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you love to work with your hands to build your dream creations?
Are you a woodworker, carver, turner, or hobbyist exploring making your own wood creations? Do you enjoy working with metal or other mediums to create projects? Do you build decks, do renovations, landscaping, or other trades? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby?

Do you love to work with laser cutters, CNC machines, welding, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of construction, wood/metal smiths to build on knowledge/skills and to learn more about roles in this field.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Location: Multiple.
Deadline: Nov 20, 2019
Looking for creative tradespeople who love to build to share their passion by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you love to work with your hands to build your dream creations?
Are you a woodworker, carver, turner, or hobbyist exploring making your own wood creations? Do you enjoy working with metal or other mediums to create projects? Do you build decks, do renovations, landscaping, or other trades? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby?

Do you love to work with laser cutters, CNC machines, welding, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of construction, wood/metal smiths to build on knowledge/skills and to learn more about roles in this field.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Location: Multiple.
Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
This program is a partnership between Glebe Cooperative Nursery School and the Glebe Centre. The children from the nursery school and our residents will engage in activities and music. Volunteers are needed one Friday per month to help set up and encourage children and residents to connect. An entertainer will facilitate with music and props.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to assist with the set up of the program. Volunteers will encourage residents to participate in the program by bringing plants to the table for residents to water,feed or prune. The volunteer will provide cues, prompts and physical assistance. Volunteers will engage in discussions and reminiscing during the program. This program runs every other Saturday.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to set up and encourage residents to join the creative art group. Volunteers will assist in escorting residents to the program. Volunteers will be encourage to suggest ideas for the craft or art project. Experience or interest in arts and crafts an asset. This program runs Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to support our weekly luncheon club in community support. The volunteer would go with the van driver to pick up clients, would pre call the clients to remind them of the outing. Volunteers would assist with preparing lunch at our centre and them help with a planned program after lunch is over. The volunteer would then help with the van driver to escort clients home. The program runs on Tuesdays from 10:15 - 2:45.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer who help with luncheon club on Fridays. This volunteer would require their own car so that they can drive to the venue. We will pay for the mileage. The volunteer would help support seniors at the venue/restaurant.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Sunday afternoon activity and support volunteer at Abbotsford House from 1 - 4 pm. This program is every second Sunday. The volunteer would help set up and prepare coffee, tea and snacks. The volunteer would help with assorted crafts, book club, history of Ottawa photo exchange etc. The volunteer would engage with attendees, answer questions and be supportive to the participants
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is recruiting for a Client Relations Manager to provide excellent service and to promote this idea throughout the organization.

This volunteer team member will act as the leader of the Client Relations team, overseeing a number of volunteers working as client relations coordinators. This role is critical to the success of the organization and will work closely with the Client Relations Manager, Logistics Manager, and Managing Partners. The Client Relations team is often the first point of contact for new clients and contributes to the overall efficiency of the organization in a respectful manner, while increasing client satisfaction.
Time Commitment: The time commitment varies based on the time of the client cycle. This role will be busier leading into the final two weeks of each month, and averages approximately 4-6 hours a week.

Responsibilities:
Oversee a team of Client Relations Coordinators and Client Intake Coordinator and provide assistance as needed
Maintain contact with client coordinators to ensure clients are contacted on a monthly basis.
Manage the client request sheet with the aid of team members
Act as the primary point of contact between client coordinators and community partners
Keep accurate records of actions and discussions with clients and community partners
Aid in the recruitment process to develop new Client Relations Volunteers and nurture an environment where they can excel, with the help of the Volunteer Manager
Take ownership of arising conflict and follow problems through to resolution
Ensure team volunteers have completed the required training or checks (i.e. Police Record Check)
Control resources and maintain regular communication with the Logistics Manager
Uphold a high standard of respect for applicants, volunteers, and Community Partners by all Ottawa Paw Pantry Volunteers
Continue to improve the client experience by reviewing, creating, and refining policies and procedures

Requirements:
Ability to think strategically and to lead
Build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization
Exceptional tact and diplomacy, ability to assess and make decisions on the spot
Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills
Experience in providing customer service support
Strong client-facing and communication skills
Proven experience as a customer service manager a very strong asset
Working knowledge of Google Docs preferred

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Client Relations Manager.
Location: 68 Canter Blvd
Deadline: Dec 9, 2019
The Grant Writer is responsible for preparing and writing grant and funding proposals for the Italian Week Festival Ottawa. Please contact us for more details.
Location: 337 James Street
Unit 1
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Foodsharing Ottawa
Foodsharing Ottawa is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to join our team. This is the most senior position in the organization, directing all operations, managing the core leadership team, and working with our partners. The ED is accountable to the Foodsharing board of directors.

We seek those who work well in a team setting and have excellent communication and listening skills. Previous experience with charities and/or non-profit in similar positions is helpful, but not required. Proficiency in English is required, bilingualism is an asset. Diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued.

If you are interested please submit your CV and a cover letter stating your previous experience. Show us who you really are, why you are applying for this position and where you see Foodsharing in 5 years under your leadership.

Eligibility Requirements for Directorships
Individuals must be of age 18 or older and must not be family-members of current board members.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Required Hours: 3-4 hours per week

Availability: Monday-Friday between 11AM-2:30PM; Saturday between 10AM-2PM; Sunday between 1PM-4PM. Schedule will be determined with manager.

Language: English proficiency required; bilingual is an asset

Location: 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2

Description
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with operations of their used bookstore at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Volunteers in this role will be primarily responsible for providing excellent customer service to FOPLA’s customers, including answering customer questions, helping customers to locate books, selling books, making change, and light administrative tasks. Volunteers may also be required to interact with library staff as needed, and potentially re-stock shelves as needed.

Required Skills: Must be friendly and courteous with the public; previous customer service experience is an asset; knowledge of books and book genres; must have the ability to make change and be comfortable with cash handling procedures; must have good organizational skills.

Volunteers are required to provide their own transportation to their volunteer location.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: 120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
We are presently recruiting volunteers to provide customer service assistance in our coffee shops and clothing boutique. No experience necessary- we will provide you with all the training you need. Responsibilities include customer service, food and beverage service and cash operations. If you enjoy working with people and providing excellent customer service is important to you, join our team and help us raise funds that support patient care at The Royal!
Location: The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Ave.
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
- Respond to inquiries/responses via phone, walk-in etc...
- Conduct inventory, prepare mailings/kits preparation
- Document inquiries and follow up with responses as needed
- Welcome guests to the office
- Must be fluent in English & French
- Works well independently as well as part of a team
- Excellent organizations, written and verbal skills
- Light data entry using Excel, Google Docs and Blackbaud OneCRM
Location: 1525 Carling Ave S#110
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
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