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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

Organization: Onyx Community Services
Need a videographer to shoot videos of our centre and of actors & actresses posing as counselling clients of ours. The videos will be used for our website.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Life Coach - Person who helps offer guidance with people's
personal projects, business successes, general conditions and transitions in the client's personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now, discovering what the obstacles or challenges might be, and choosing a course of action to make the life be what it want it ought to be.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
We need a chaplain who can help with Jail visits
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Dec 30, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, stress Management, Anger Management, general Counselling,Life Skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Addictions worker to do counselling with clients, provide individual or group therapy to individuals struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction and/or eating disorders.

Applicant must be willing to volunteer for 4 shifts per week, each shift being 5 to 7 hours in duration.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Criminal justice mental health worker position is now available. The primary goal is to meet with clients and assist them with any legal issues they may have within the criminal justice system, etc.Applicant must have relevant education and/or experience.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Addictions worker to do counselling with clients, provide individual or group therapy to individuals struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction and/or eating disorders.

Applicant must be willing to volunteer for 4 shifts per week, each shift being 5 to 7 hours in duration.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
We are looking for an anger and stress management specialist who can come volunteer his time to lead seminars, workshops as well as one-on-one counseling sessions.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Psychologist wanted for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, stress Management, Anger Management, general Counselling,Life Skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position.

Give full Free access to an office and board room, ability to use for their own clients at no extra cost
Location: 265 Monrteal Rd
Deadline: Dec 30, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Looking for a volunteer to promote our services via social media
Facebook, Twitter, Intsagram etc.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Dec 30, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, stress Management, Anger Management, general Counselling,Life Skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 30, 2017
Organization: Onyx Community Services
Social Service worker position is now available. Graduates of Everest, Willis, herzing etc program ex.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Dec 30, 2017
Organization: Carlingview Manor
We are looking for friendly people who are looking to spark conversation and build bonds with a senior. * All of our volunteers require police records checks & TB tests*
Location: 2330 Carling ave, Ottawa, ON K2B7H1
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
Minds in Action is a community-based social program that involves physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage signs of dementia and their care partners.

Responsibilities include:
-Provide a safe and welcoming environment
-Greet participants, set-up and take-down equipment
-Help to ensure activity participation and socialization (e.g., one-on-one time with participants, facilitating activities, participating in activities)
-Assist with logistics, administrative tasks and participant evaluations

Location of programs (please indicate preference):
1. Orleans - Wednesdays from 1:00pm - 2:30pm
2. Kanata - Thursdays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
3. Heron Road - Tuesdays from 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: 1750 Russell Road, Suite 1742, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Organization: Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County is recruiting for a music program volunteer. The program will be offered to those living with Dementia and their caregiver. The successful candidate will help The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County deliver an 8 week recreational program. This program will be delivered multiple times per year.

It is intended to bring the joy of music to people with Dementia and provide an opportunity for them & their caregiver to enjoy a fun and social outing together.

The successful candidate must be able to play an instrument with relative proficiency. They will need to have basic understanding of how simple keyed and malleted instruments work, specifically meodica and glockenspiel.

Must be able to operate simple audio technology (aux cables & Ipods )

We are looking for volunteers who have teaching experience and an interest in therapeutic music.

Volunteer must be comfortable working with older adults and those with dementia.

This is an exciting opportunity to help deliver a new social program!
Location: 1750 Russell Rd.
Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
Organization: Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
Working as a member of a dynamic team, the Tele-Support Counsellor will be responsible for providing support and information to caregivers of persons living with dementia and on occasion the individual with dementia.

Volunteers in this program are required to complete 30 hours of training before starting.

The Tele-Support Counsellor will be making follow up calls to individuals who have been referred for (early) support by their family doctor or other agency. Some calls may be made directly by people seeking help.

Tele-support counselling comprises the following:

Making a first connection to a referred individual or ‘cold call’;

Explaining the kinds of support and programs available;

Completing a Caregiver Assessment using a validated format;

Providing a kindly and supportive ear for callers and advice and guidance as well as program referrals;

Assessing whether a caller may require a more intensive level of support (Dementia Case Manager);

Completing electronic files and reporting to Shift Supervisor during and after shift.

Knowledge, Skill and Expertise
• Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and sensitivity to its impact on the person and his/her family and/or demonstrated ability and interest to learn in this area;
• Knowledge of available community services/supports and ability to make the connection between what people need and what is available;
• Strong communication and organization skills
• Demonstrates ability to take initiative and work independently
• Demonstrates ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Counselling experience an asset
• Bilingualism an asset


Location: 1750 Russell Rd ( Perley Health Care Center )
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The OTL is always looking for talented and expressive individuals to join our social media team. Our social media team is responsible for content creation, managing engagements and promoting the OTL and our activities. If you want to excite and engage our audience (members, supporters and others) on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, we'd love to have you join our team!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The OTL is looking to grow our team of talented staff at the library who manage our front desk during our hours of operation (Mon, Wed and Sat). This includes our Librarians who manage interactions with members and the public, such as loans, renewals, open/close, resolve concerns and promote the library. Tool Ninjas are needed to be on hand when the library is open to assist members with choosing the right tool(s) for their project and advising on proper tool use for the safety of our members and longevity of our tools. If you'd like to join our library staff, please let us know!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
Position: Handy Helper
Program: Mental Health Services
Unit: Wraparound
Location: Off-site Community Locations
Reports to: Wraparound Facilitator

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Wraparound Facilitator and in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Bureau, the Handy Helper performs simple home repairs and odd jobs, such as (but not limited to) drywall patching, painting a room, or installing shelving for marginalized families with complex needs who are participating in the Wraparound program.

Principal Duties:
• Perform a range of minor repairs and odd jobs in the homes of Wraparound clients
• Coordinate with the Wraparound Facilitator on the delivery of services and provide regular feedback
• Follow safe work practices as established by the Bureau

Job Specifications/Qualifications:
• Experience with small repairs and home renovation
• Access to own tools and equipment
• Able to work with and understand clients who have mental health challenges, while maintaining clear boundaries
• Able to communicate in a positive, polite and respectful manner
• Able to accept direction from the program facilitator with the ability to also work independently off-site in the homes of clients
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Non-judgmental and accepting of diversity
• Punctual and reliable in coming in for scheduled shifts, or phoning in advance if unavailable or sick
• Oral fluency in English is essential
• Fluency in French and additional languages will be considered an asset

Time Commitment:
Volunteers are scheduled exclusively by the Wraparound Facilitator on an as-needed basis according to the demand of the program. Shifts may be scheduled around the volunteer’s availability.

Screening:
• Volunteer Application
• Interview with Human Resources and the Wraparound Facilitator
• References (2)
• Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector
• TB Test

Information/Training Provided:
• General orientation with Human Resources staff for Volunteer Policy Manual review
• Specific on-site orientation with the Wraparound Facilitator
• Periodic training and development opportunities

Disclaimer:
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the volunteer. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required. Volunteers may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Location: 2675 Queensview Dr.
Deadline: Jan 1, 2018
Organization: The Salvation Army Public Relations
To be our mascot ambassador at community events. Meet and greet the public at events in costume.
Location: 820 Woodroffe Ave. Ottawa Ontario K2A 3V7
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
Support a volunteer with a disability by guiding through the
home and assisting to take off and put on coat at start and end of shift. On Thursdays, will visit veterans together as a team & may help with group activities such as Bingo. Sunday afternoons, assistance is needed to greet residents & hand out bulletins at Ecumenical (Christian) Service. ** Please apply online at www.perleyrideau.ca **
Location: 1750 Russell Rd.
Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Organization: Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre
The bus driver is responsible for the safe transporting of senior Residents and participants to various events and activities coordinated by the Perley Rideau. Must possess a valid and applicable class of driver’s license, with a clean driving record; ON – Class F
Location: 1750 Russell Rd.
Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Organization: Music and Beyond
- Helping out at concert events
- Helping out during fundraising initiatives
- Sorting through vinyl records according to genre:- Jazz, Pop, folk, classical
Location: 51 William St, Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: Dec 27, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is looking for people to help plan our Christmas Party, Annual Barbecue and to provide refreshments for our Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Orientation and Training evenings (held in the fall and spring). Volunteers would work with staff and become members of our Social Committee.
Location: Ancoura's office address is 30 Cleary Avenue in the west end of Ottawa. We are located in the lower level of the Unitarian Church of Ottawa, just east of Woodroffe Avenue. We have six townhomes in Ottawa, five in the west end and one in the east end.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is looking for two people who could help with handyperson tasks, such as cleaning, painting, hanging curtains or pictures or yard work, in our residences. The volunteer would work from time to time on an as-needs basis or occasional basis.
Location: Our office is located at 30 Cleary Avenue in the west end of Ottawa. The volunteering would take place in one of our six residences, five located in the west end and one in the east end.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
The Visiting Volunteer provides companionship to Ancoura's residents in their townhomes. The volunteer will help to reduce the loneliness and isolation of the residents. The duties of the position include visiting the townhome where the residents reside, engaging in friendly conversation, daily tasks and leisure activities such as sharing a meal, watching a hockey game together or going on outings in the community. The visiting volunteer attends monthly volunteer meetings with the other volunteers in the house and with the Ancoura Coordinator to share information about the residents' progress and to plan activities.
Location: Our office is at 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1 and five of our townhomes are located in the west end of Ottawa and one is in the east.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
The Visiting Volunteer provides companionship to Ancoura's residents in their townhomes. The volunteer will help to reduce the loneliness and isolation of the residents. The duties of the position include visiting the townhome where the residents reside, engaging in friendly conversation, daily tasks and leisure activities such as sharing a meal, watching a hockey game together or going on outings in the community. The visiting volunteer attends monthly volunteer meetings with the other volunteers in the house and with the Ancoura Coordinator to share information about the residents' progress and to plan activities.
Location: Our office is at 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1 and five of our townhomes are located in the west end of Ottawa and one is in the east.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
The Visiting Volunteer provides companionship to Ancoura's residents in their townhomes. The volunteer will help to reduce the loneliness and isolation of the residents. The duties of the position include visiting the townhome where the residents reside, engaging in friendly conversation, daily tasks and leisure activities such ash sharing a meal, watching a hockey game together or going on outings in the community. The visiting volunteer attends monthly volunteer meetings with the other volunteers in the house and with the Ancoura Coordinator to share information about the residents' progress and to plan activities.
Location: Our office is at 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1 and five of our townhomes are located in the west end of Ottawa and one is in the east.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is looking for people to help plan our Christmas Party, Annual Barbecue and to provide refreshments for our Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Orientation and Training evenings (held in the fall and spring). Volunteers would work with staff and become members of our Social Committee.
Location: Ancoura's office address is 30 Cleary Avenue in the west end of Ottawa. We are located in the lower level of the Unitarian Church of Ottawa, just east of Woodroffe Avenue. We have six townhomes in Ottawa, five in the west end and one in the east end.
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Twice Upon a Time
Twice Upon a Time gives free books to kids who might not otherwise be able to afford them. We are seeking volunteers to operate our free children's bookstores. Consider volunteering with us if you are: *a reader *someone with an enthusiastic and welcoming spirit *reliable *interested in working with children up to age 12 *available from 4pm on weekdays or on the weekends for 2 hours at a time *interested in making a difference in communities in need Applicants will be required to obtain a clear police records check suitable for working with the vulnerable sector. We provide a letter to take to the police station, for a free records check. We work in a variety of locations including Overbrook Community Centre (Wed,Saturdays), Boys and Girls Club on McArthur Ave (Tuesdays), Taggart YM-YWCA (Wednesdays) and Confederation Court Community House (Wednesdays)
We especially need volunteers on Tuesdays at the Boys and Girls Club from 4-6pm.
Location: 404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Organization: Catholic Centre for Immigrants, Ottawa
Getting settled in a new country is easier when you have friends. The Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI) has partnered with Together Project and COSTI Immigrant Services to invite volunteers to form “Welcome Groups” to be matched with government-assisted refugee newcomer families to provide social support and help their integration. Please visit www.togetherproject.ca to learn more and to register for volunteering.


Location: 219 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Special Olympics Ontario
The Program Liaison will be the main point of contact between the Ottawa Special Olympics Council and the programs. Volunteers are required to have access to a vehicle as this role involves monthly visits to program sites to collect feedback and liaise with sport program volunteers and coaches.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Special Olympics Ontario
The Ottawa Special Olympics Council is seeking various Display Volunteers to attend and manage displays at volunteer fairs and events throughout the city. The incumbent must be available days and evenings as events are often held during these times.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics Ottawa is looking to recruit coaches for various athletic programs for the upcoming fall season. Programs include:
Alpine Skiing
Basketball
Bocce
Bowling
Cross-country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Snowshoeing
Indoor Soccer
Swimming Volleyball
Active Start
FUNdamentals
Youth Bowling

Purpose
To provide sports skill training and competition preparation to athletes with an intellectual disability.

Qualifications
Desire to work with people who have intellectual disabilities
Knowledge of sports and some experience working with Special Olympics athletes would be an asset.
Required to have completed the National Coaching Certification Program Special Olympics Canada Community or Competition Coach technical course within one year of becoming a coach
Obtaining NCCP Courses such as Introduction to Competition Part A, Special Olympics Canada Practical Experience, and sport specific technical is recommended

Duties and Responsibilities
Assist athletes in acquiring sports skills
Evaluate mental and physical skill level for all athletes
Adapt training and teaching techniques for all athletes
Provide equal training and competition opportunities for all athletes
Have basic knowledge of first aid
Attend available coaching clinics in the sport
Keep abreast of new methods of teaching and training
Set a good example as a role model for athletes
Exhibit good sportsmanship
Work towards attaining such qualities as patience, conscientiousness, flexibility, discipline, and organization
Encourage people with an intellectual disability to participate in Special Olympics programs

Time Requirement
Two to five hours per week

Accountability
Reports to the Head Coach
Location: Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Organization: Helping with Furniture
Helping With Furniture (www.helpingwithfurniture.org) is a charitable organization that delivers gently used furniture and household items to those in the Ottawa area who are restarting their lives because of situations of hardship. We assist refugee claimants and other immigrants, as well as those who have been displaced by situations like house fires and domestic violence. By delivering furniture and household essentials, our mission is to provide comfort, hope, and dignity to those in need.

HWF is currently in need of additional movers to assist with Saturday morning and Wednesday evening deliveries from its east-end location on Canotek Road. We ask for a commitment of at least one shift per month for each volunteer. Our movers work as a team to deliver furniture to families in need.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:
• physically able to lift articles of medium and heavy weight
• able to work collaborative as a team with other volunteers
• use of vehicle for driving to and from families is an asset
• able to work outdoors
• be able to master proper lifting techniques
• basic communication skills

Requirements:
• follow agenda and requested lists for families
• follow guidelines on volunteer application form in regards to families
• be alert and respect all procedures and safety measures in place
• wear proper attire for the task and for the weather
• complete the application form and waiver
Location: 5350 Canotek Rd Unit 9, Gloucester, ON K1J 9C9
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Queensway Carleton Hospital
Greeting Post / Information Desk

Volunteers meet and greet the patients/public at the entrance of the hospital, provide way finding directions and deal with general inquiries as well as, assist with phone transfers to patient rooms. (Operates Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 12:15 pm and 12:15 pm to 4:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Weekends 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Location: Queensway Carleton Hospital
3045 Baseline Rd
Ottawa ON K2H 8P4
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Queensway Carleton Hospital
Volunteers assist and serve customers in the shop selling gift items, sundries, magazines, flowers, etc.
• To operate the Gift Box in a professional manner; opening on time, making sure all customers are served, assisting customers whenever possible, keeping the shop looking fully stocked, clean and organized, operating P.O.S. (Point of Sale) system and any other duty it may take to operate a successful Gift Shop.
Location: Queensway Carleton Hospital
3045 Baseline Road Ottawa ON K2H 8P4
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Queensway Carleton Hospital
Geriatric Day Hospital

Volunteers assist and encourage the clients’ independence while supporting staff with daily programs, i.e., crafts, films, and daily living skills for geriatric outpatients. (Program runs out of Bell Mews Plaza in Bell’s Corners, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm & 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.)
Location: 3045 Baseline Road
Ottawa ON K2H 8P4
Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Friday mornings from 9-11 am in the Alta Vista area?

Delivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help seniors and adults with disabilities in need of a weekly delivery of frozen food and a friendly face.

Frozen routes are delivered between 9-11 am on Fridays. Pick up of routes is at our office at 670 Albert Street (in the Good Companions Building) .

Please note that if you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on delivery routes
Location: 670 Albert St.
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
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: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
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: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
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, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
Corporate delivery teams usually 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.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
The Volunteer in this position will review the delivery sheets and ensure the proper count and note any special meals for all clients on four routes.
The volunteer will transport the meals for these routes from The Good Companions Centre to the Olde Forge Community Resource Center for pick up by delivery teams.
Volunteers in this position will require their own vehicle large enough to transport the bags holding the meals for four routes. (minivan, SUV or wagon).
The depot coordinator will greet the delivery teams and assist them to load the bags into their vehicles.
In the event that a route is not picked up, the Volunteer Depot Coordinator should be prepared to deliver meals to the clients.
After all routes have left the depot, the coordinator will return the previous day s delivery bags to the Good Companions Centre.
Other duties as required.

Interested applicants who do not have a large enough vehicle may be able to use the agency vehicle.
Location: 670 Albert Street, Ottawa ON K1R 6L2
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Friday mornings from 9-11 am in the Alta Vista/CHEO hospital area?

Delivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help seniors and adults with disabilities in need of a weekly delivery of frozen food and a friendly face.

Frozen routes are delivered between 9-11 am on Fridays. Pick up of routes is at our office at 670 Albert Street (in the Good Companions Building) .

Please note that if you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on delivery routes.
Location: 670 Albert St
Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Meals on Wheels Ottawa - La Popote roulante
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Tuesdays over the lunch hour in the Centertown area?
Delivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help seniors and adults with disabilities in need of a weekly delivery of frozen food and a friendly face.
Frozen routes are delivered between 12 noon and 2 pm on Tuesdays. Pick up of routes is at our office at 670 Albert Street (in the Good Companions Building)

Please note that if you are under 18 years of age you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on delivery routes.
Location: 670 Albert Street
c/o Meals on Wheels
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association
The Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA) requires volunteers to assist with weekend operations (Saturday) at their used book distribution facility, located at the James Bartleman Archives and Library Materials Centre, 100 Tallwood Drive in Nepean.

Distribution facility volunteers will be responsible for moving and arranging heavy boxes of books (up to 60lbs), book sorting, scanning, shelving, answering telephone calls, assisting and meeting with the public, handling donations and sales, preparing boxes for shipment, and accepting donations of books. Volunteer may also assist with FOPLA's monthly Mammoth used book sale, which occurs one Saturday a month.

Language: English proficiency required. Bilingual (French) preferred, other languages are an asset.

Skills Required: Knowledge of books and customer service skills. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs; must be friendly and courteous with the public; must have the ability to follow instructions and guidance and work effectively under pressure; must have the ability to make change. The ability to work under their own initiative is also important.

A Police record check will be required as volunteers in this role will be handling cash.

Time Requirement: Minimum 3 hours/week

We thank all applicants for their interest, but please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: 100 Tallwood Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7
Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)
Do you have a passion for research? Are you working as a Researcher? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

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: Ottawa Region
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)
Do you have a passion for criminal justice and law? Are you a practicing lawyer/prosecutor? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

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: Ottawa Region
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)
Do you have a passion for music and song writing? Are you a songwriter or musician? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

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: Ottawa Region
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
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