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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

Volunteers will help bring residents to the main lounge for a social tea event every Tuesday afternoon. The volunteers will serve tea, and socialize with seniors.
Location: 9 Meridian Place, Nepean, Ontario
Deadline: Aug 1, 2018
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions is a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services in partnership with volunteers to promote, enhance and support the well-being, independence, and zest for living of both seniors and of adults with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area.
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Shelter movers of Ottawa is a volunteer-based charitable organization that provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children experiencing abuse. We collaborate with community partners to help families transition to a life free of violence. Growing evidence suggests a significant long-term societal benefit as a result of breaking the cycle of violence.

Location: all of Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 26, 2018
Shelter movers of Ottawa is a volunteer-based charitable organization that provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children experiencing abuse. We collaborate with community partners to help families transition to a life free of violence. Growing evidence suggests a significant long-term societal benefit as a result of breaking the cycle of violence.
Location: All parts of the city of Ottawa
Deadline: Aug 26, 2018
Many hands are required at mealtime and our Mealtime Helpers help things run smoothly. They help residents make their way to and from the dining room. They help those who want to don protective clothing. They pour water, tea and coffee. They remove dishes and help clean up after the meals. Meals are served at 8:30 am, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Mealtime Helpers arrive 1/2 hour before the start of the meal and spend 1 ½ hours.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Jul 15, 2018
The Lodge is located on beautiful grounds but unfortunately most residents have mobility problems that prevent them from enjoying these grounds. Strolling companions take residents outside, usually in their wheelchairs, and explore the grounds with them, admiring the gardens, watching the antics of the chipmunks and the activity around the birdhouses, waiving at the passing boaters or just chatting in the shade of a gazebo.
Location: 55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1
Deadline: Jul 15, 2018
Objective:
• The Board of Directors work to provide governance support and structure to the AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO).
• It is the mission of ACO to empower people living with HIV/AIDS and the PHA (persons with HIV/AIDS) community in Ottawa through promoting the well-being and quality of life of those living with, or closely affected by, HIV/AIDS. The ACO works to reduce the barriers that foster the transmission of HIV/AIDS and is an active partner in the community-wide response to HIV/AIDS.
• ACO is committed to adopting and implementing policies that foster the greater involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as the meaningful engagement of people with HIV/AIDS, otherwise known as the GIPA/MEPA principals and as also expressed in the Ontario Accord.

Responsibilities:
• Attending and actively participating in meetings
• Chairing and participating in committees and projects
• Participating in Strategic Planning
• Reporting committee results
• Implementing the Board’s work plan

Required Qualities and Skills:
• Over 18 years of age
• Legal resident of Canada
• Member of the AIDS Committee of Ottawa
• HIV knowledge and activist experience are desirable
• Familiar with the GIPA/MEPA principals and the Ontario Accord
• HIV+ individuals from priority populations are encouraged to apply. ACO is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from community members who identify as GBMSM, Trans, African-Caribbean and Black, Indigenous and People Who Use Drugs.
• Must not be in undischarged bankruptcy and willing to undergo a Police Records check
• General skills in problem solving, critical decision making, and leadership are required
• Specific skills and experience in communications, as fundraiser, legal affairs and strategic planning
• Energetic, dedicated, enthusiastic and flexible

Time Commitment and Place:
• Monthly board meetings for 2.5 hours
• Monthly committee meetings and related work 5 to 7 hours
• Members of the board are elected for a 2 year term
• Meetings held at the AIDS Committee of Ottawa, 19 Main St. Ottawa, ON. Held on the second Wednesday of each month

Training and Orientation:
• Orientation to HIV/AIDS and AIDS Committee of Ottawa
• Orientation to Board processes, bylaws, and committee structure, Anti-Racism/Anti Oppression Training, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Training.
• Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI)
Location: 19 Main Street
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Organization: Harmer House
Volunteering is a great opportunity to give back to your community, learn new skills, meet interesting people, and just have fun!

Harmer House is a non-profit senior’s supportive housing building in Bells Corners. If you would like to become a volunteer and make a difference in your community and gain experience, then this is the place for you!!

We are currently looking for a volunteer to help us with our garden. Tasks include assisting with maintaining the tidiness in garden sitting area, watering the plants, weeding plant beds and/or raking leaves.

◦Minimum of 2-3 hours per week. Day and time is flexible and can be chosen by volunteer, however, must be between Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 848 Seyton Drive, Nepean, K2H 9G6
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
VOLUNTEER AT THE OTTAWA FRINGE FESTIVAL Ottawa's largest theatre festival doesn't happen without volunteers. Volunteering with the Fringe has its perks. Join us to meet awesome people, see great shows (for free!), gain valuable experience and, most importantly, enjoy the Festival! Visit ottawafringe.com/volunteer for more information and to register today. Some roles are specific to your interests and experiences while just as many opportunities exist to try something new. Helpful hands and thoughtful people are needed to contribute to everything from the Festival's box offices to audience research, to courtyard greeter & info station attendants. Volunteers will need to be available for an orientation session in early June and for several shifts during the Festival June 14 - 24, 2018. Prospective new volunteers are invited to attend our Volunteer Open House on May 12 (12 PM - 2 PM) at Arts Court (2 Daly Ave.) in the Studio (Floor 2 - Elevator B). This is a casual drop in event and a good opportunity to meet the staff, grab a snack and see what the festival is all about in person!For more information email Luke, volunteer@ottawafringe.com.
Location: 2 Daly Ave. Ottawa ON
Deadline: Jun 23, 2018
To assist the fundraising department with general administration and day-to-day operations.

Help the Society to
• ensure that the community’s needs are met by the Canadian Cancer Society

Time commitment
• at least 3 hours per week
• 3 month commitment

Responsibilities
• assisting with different projects throughout the year, including data entry, reconciliation of receipts, editing documents, verifying numbers in spreadsheets, preparing kits for team captains and canvassers
• researching city maps and transcribing new information into database
• manually pulling information from a database into several excel spreadsheets
• office duties as required, including mail sorting and preparation, filing and photocopying
• adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies,
procedures, standards and guidelines

Requirements & qualifications
• strong computer skills and internet experience
• intermediate level excel preferred
• detail oriented
• communication and interpersonal skills
• ability to work independently
• ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Location: 116 Albert Street, Ottawa, Suite 500
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5G3

Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Do you love driving? Assist the Canadian Cancer Society & help cancer patients from the Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott-Russell, Plantagenet, St. Isidore & Cornwall areas, to get to cancer-related medical appointments in Cornwall & Ottawa.

Requirements: minimum 19 years of age, access to a reliable 100% Smoke-free vehicle, full driving licence (Class G) with no more than 3 demerit points, proof of insurance - $1m liability, daytime availability at least one day per week Monday-Friday.

Personal Traits: patient, friendly and compassionate, good listener, ability to work with diverse cultures. If a cancer survivor yourself you must be 1 year past active cancer treatment.

THIS POSITION DOES NOT REQUIRE YOU TO POST A COMPLETE RESUME & COVER LETTER. SIMPLY POST A NOTE WITH YOUR CONTACT DETAILS EXPRESSING AN INTEREST AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU. OR YOU COULD EMAIL sdg@ontario.cancer.ca
Location: Drive from home to cancer centre in Ottawa, picking up clients on the way.
Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Organization: Green Wave Soccer
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be a part of an amazing team and gain valuable experience working with children of all abilities on a weekly basis.
Our coaching family will help guide you through your training and we offer unlimited support to ensure you get the most out of being an assistant coach at our sessions.
We offer coaches the opportunity to progress from Assistant to Lead coach which in turn can lead to part time paid employment ($15-$20ph + bonuses).

All coaches must be available to coach Saturday and/or Sunday mornings and be passionate about working with children.
We expect ALL coaches to be 100% reliable, energetic and have a passion for coaching/working with children.

Work Experience
• Soccer playing experience
• Ability to communicate with members of the general public and young children
• Physical fitness and stamina
• A personal commitment to sustaining professional working practices in the workplace at all times including excellent timekeeping and punctuality skills (Essential)
• The right aptitude for coaching young children (under 1.5-10 years)
• Ability to work as part of a team.

Summary
• Proactive pre-session planning of each session attended
• Actively assisting the lead coach with the full conduct of all sessions in the days programme, with an emphasis on timekeeping, monitoring of the safety of the children and the physical environment, and successfully and caring motivation of the children to participate fully
• Reporting to and coordination with your supervisor to ensure the maintenance of high quality Little Kickers sessions at all times.
Location: Locations are open across the city.
Deadline: Aug 1, 2018
Organization: L'Arche Ottawa
We are looking for an enthusiastic English teacher who would volunteer their time to help our Assistants learn French.
Location: 11 Rossland Avenue
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Organization: L'Arche Ottawa
We are looking for an enthusiastic French teacher who would volunteer their time to help our Assistants learn French.
Location: 11 Rossland Avenue
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Fun and enthusiastic volunteers needed for community and special events. Perform as our mascot, attending events and assisting with promotional activities.
Flexible work schedule with the opportunity to work in pairs interacting with the public.
Location: 820 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa ON
K2A 3V7
Deadline: Jul 6, 2018
Organization: Free the Falls
Kwey Kwey. You are invited to Spirituality Is Unity: Walk For Our Sacred Site, Akikodjiwan. Join Indigenous and settler faith leaders for a peaceful walk on June 22d. We seek the return and restoration of our sacred site, Akikodjiwan/ Asinabka/ Chaudière Falls and Islands, to the Anishinabe (Algonquin).

https://www.facebook.com/events/292292111306119/
Location: 44 Emmerson Avenue
Deadline: Jun 21, 2018
The Peace & Environment Resource Centre (PERC) is a registered charity in Ottawa which supports grassroots action on peace, social justice, and environmental issues. Our main program is the publication of the Peace & Environment News (PEN), but we also partner with other local groups to hold workshops and events, participate in eco-fairs and festivals, etc.

In this position, we are asking people to join a pool of volunteer event helpers, who are willing to learn a bit about the organization, and spend a couple hours helping with specific events as their schedule permits. Event helpers can sign up for a single event, or remain in the volunteer pool for as long as they wish, and are encouraged to suggest events they would like to attend as well as reply to the coordinator's requests for help with specific events.

"Helping" in this context may mean arriving early and/or staying late to help set-up/clean-up for events, greeting visitors, assisting with note-taking or picture-taking, assisting with basic tech help (running a projector, advancing slides during presentations, etc.), stocking or serving refreshments, giving directions, taking attendance, etc. The specific requirements of each job will be detailed in the coordinator's request for help, and volunteers are welcome to suggest rolls they would be interested in as well.
Location: Varies
Deadline: Jul 25, 2018
Community Addictions Peer Support Association of Ottawa (CAPSA) is looking for new Board members. The Board of Directors provides strategic direction to CAPSA that is in alignment with the mission and vision, ensuring excellent financial oversight, legal and ethical integrity, and overall accountability. The Board of Directors is currently a Working Board in the process of evolving into a board more focussed on policy and governance. Members perform not only their fiduciary and strategic duties, but also are called upon to support fundraising, brand building and community relations in support of CAPSA’s sustainability and growth.
We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are looking for an opportunity to contribute their ideas and energy as a member of our Board. We welcome people that are passionate about making a difference in our community, who share our commitment to inclusivity and want to work with us to build a community where those seeking recovery from addiction, those in recovery and those who support people recovering have access to the resources they need to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

About CAPSA:
A registered charity and incorporated not-for-profit, the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA) is an organization for people affected by addiction. We strive to empower individuals impacted by addiction by providing opportunities to integrate into the broader community through peer support initiatives and community engagement projects. We support all pathways to recovery and endeavour to collaborate with other organizations that provide services for those in need of help.

Our Vision
We envision a world:
• where all individuals affected by addiction have access to the support they need when seeking help, without stigma or discrimination.
• that is aware of the underlying causes of addiction, and actively works towards reducing their impact on people in our communities.
• where recovery-focused services and supports are based on collaboration and partnership.
• where communities are celebrated for their perseverance and commitment to recovery.

Our Mission
Our mission is to empower individuals affected by addiction by providing resources and opportunities to integrate into their community.

Expectations of Board members:
• Initial two (2) year commitment
• Attend Board meetings, held at 6:00 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
• Be prepared and engaged at Board meetings
• Actively Support occasional fundraising activities throughout the year, including attending our two main events, Learn Laugh Listen (May) and Recovery Day Ottawa (September)
• Participate in committees/working groups/additional activities as needed throughout the year.
• Time commitment: 4 hours/month (on average)

Competencies/ Attributes that matter to us:
• Integrity
• Leadership
• Strategic thinking
• Engaged participation
• Strong communication
• Collaborative
Association by-laws stipulate that one third of the Board be comprised of members with personal experience with a substance use disorder. While CAPSA works to end stigma we recognize that stigma still exists and Board members may not be feel safe to disclose their diagnosis publicly. Those that identify as having direct experience are not required to share that information outside of the nominating process.

CAPSA is looking specifically for candidates with experience in the following areas:
• Financial Management
• Legal
• Human Resources
• Non-profit Governance
• Revenue Development

To Apply:
Please email your résumé and cover letter, describing your interest, by July 1, 2018, to: Anthony Esposti Chair: aesposti@capsa.ca
Location: Box 23121 Fairlawn Plaza
Ottawa ON K2A 4E2
Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
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: Jun 30, 2018
Need a Director Accounting. Applicant must have relevant work experience and/or educational background in accounting. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum commitment of 6 months.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Psycho therapist 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. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum commitment of 6 months.
Location: 265 Monrteal Rd
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
We are currently seeking Advanced Event Coordinator for our organization. Good communication skills in English and French an asset. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGOs or Not for Profits also helpful. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum commitment of 6 months.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Specialist to do counselling with clients, provide individual or group therapy to individuals struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction.

Applicant must be willing to volunteer for 4 shifts per week, each shift being 5 to 7 hours in duration. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum 6 months commitment.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
We are looking for GPS Offender Monitoring Assistant. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGOs or Not for Profits also helpful. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum 6 months commitment.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
We are currently seeking Executive Assistant Director. This position's schedule is 3 - 4 days a week. Experience an asset, knowledge of NGOs or Not for Profits also helpful. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum 6 months commitment.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
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.

Given full free access to an office and board room, ability to use for their own clients at no extra cost. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Minimum 6 months commitment.
Location: 265 Monrteal Rd
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Seeking LGBT+ coordinator with a background in the justice system.
The main focus would be advocating for the rights of LGBT+ individuals in conflict with the law and/or at risk of homelessness/poverty.

Minimum 1-2 years experience required. Please submit your most recent, complete resume. 6 moths commitment minimum.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Social Service worker position is now available. Please provide us with your most recent, complete resume. Bilingual asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
GACSN is a recreation camp for children, youth and young adults with special needs that runs on Saturdays, September to June, at the Bob MacQuarrie Complex in Orleans. The program usually has one hour of swim time but, because the pool will be closed from Sept. to Dec., we are in need of fitness instructors / students of kinesiology with the ability to lead / support a group of participants with special needs in a one hour fitness program.
Location: The Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex
1490 Youville Dr, Orléans, ON K1C 2X8
Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
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.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a residency committee secretary that will assist with:
--Liaising with the Chair to plan meetings
--Receiving agenda items from committee members
--Circulating agendas and reports
--Taking minutes (unless there is a minutes secretary)
--Circulating approved minutes
--Checking that agreed actions are carried out.
--Keeping up-to-date contact details (i.e. names, addresses and telephone numbers) for the management committee and (where relevant) ordinary members of the organization.
--Filing minutes and reports
--Compiling lists of names and addresses that are useful to the organisation, including those of appropriate officials or officers of voluntary organisations.
--Keeping a record of the committee's activities
--Keeping a diary of future activities
The House Residency Committee meets once per month for 3 hours (typically the 2nd Wednesday of the month, in the afternoon). Time commitment: 2 hours per week.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
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.

Participate in monthly residency meetings on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Discuss agenda items including issues relating to current residents, problem solving, planning events, and handling inquires from people in the community who are interested in living at Abbeyfield.
There is also a Residents' Meeting once every two months. This meeting gives the residents an opportunity to voice any ideas, questions or concerns they may have.
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
As a boutique volunteer, you will have the opportunity to help patients in a variety of ways. You will be required to help patients move around the boutique, serve them coffee, assist in collecting purchased items, provide some assistance at the cash machine, escort patients to the sitting area outside the boutique, be friendly and accommodating to patients’ needs and provide any other services required. The following shifts are available: 9-1pm twice weekly. This opportunity is open to all those who are flexible, reliable, take initiatives and are thinking of a long term commitment.
Location: 60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
We need your help to talk to our patients about their opinions of our care and services. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy talking to patients and who are interested in reading survey questions to them and writing down their answers. We will train you so you will feel comfortable doing this (in about 45 minutes). Our surveys are done in all our programs so we need people who are available at different times of the year, during the day and evenings, and at our three locations (Bruyère Hospital, St.Vincent Hospital and Saint Louis Residence).
Location: 43, Bruyère street
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5C8
Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Our classical music program takes place every Monday from 1-3 pm. Patients have the opportunity to temporarily escape as you take them through a musical journey of YouTube videos talking about musical pieces, and bring into context key elements you wish to discuss such as history, the author, instruments etc. As a leader of the program, you would be responsible for downloading musical content on our tablet, planning your weekly session, portering patients etc.
This is suited for someone who shares a passion for music, notably classical. It is also great for someone who is energetic, independent and reliable and who can take on initiative.
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Supporting the faith life and practice of our patients is extremely important. Receiving communion is one way that our Roman Catholic patients live out their faith and strengthen their spirit. If you are Roman Catholic and wish to offer pastoral care, consider joining our team of Eucharistic Ministers.
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
As a unit model volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team helping patients in a variety of settings. You assist with the implementation of activities; bring patients to their appointments (internally); make friendly visits and multi-task with other small duties as they may arise. The following shifts are available: 9-noon, 10-1pm, 1-4pm 3-6pm and 5-8pm.

If you like to take initiative, are flexible and reliable this opportunity is for you!
Location: 60, Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Our Volunteer Ambassador program ensures that patients feel welcome as they are greeted at admission within our hospital. Ambassadors make a difference in the lives of patients by providing basic information upon arrival and ensuring their questions are answered. A tour of the facility and general areas are also provided to patients and/or families.
This opportunity is ideal for someone who is a leader, has great interpersonal skills and is independent. Join our volunteer ambassador team by committing to 1-2 shifts per week and make a difference in someone’s life from the start!
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Our arts and crafts studio operates primarily on a “drop-in” basis. Patients are able to drop by Monday and/or Wednesday afternoons to colour, paint or simply be “artsy”. This is an ongoing program and we need someone who is comfortable assisting patients with their projects in small groups, is creative and energetic. Ideally, this position is suitable for someone with an arts background or has a general interest in arts and crafts and is available and willing to take the lead.
Location: 60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Jul 4, 2018
Are you passionate about cooking? Do you have skills, knowledge or a flair for whipping up delectable meals/desserts? If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you 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- various locations
Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Do you have experience with costume design- either professionally or as a hobby? Do you enjoy creating artistic or elaborate costumes for occasions, events or productions? Do you prefer to experiment with costume making on your own?

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: Aug 9, 2018
Are you passionate about animation/drawing or working in a field that involves animation? 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 animation/art opportunities in the community and possibly to explore other ideas.

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- various locations
Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Are you passionate about your hobby or industry? Do you have specific skills/talents or experiences in a particular field? Would you like to share those experiences and skills with a young person? If yes, this is 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- various locations
Deadline: Aug 11, 2018
Do you have experience with comic creation- either professionally or as a hobby? Do you enjoy creating stories to go along with your comic creations? Looking for someone who is passionate about this area of the arts. If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you! Hoping to connect a prospective mentor with a high school student who is looking for ways to build on their knowledge/skills and to possibly learn more about roles in this field- it is not necessary that you work in the 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: Ottawa Region
Deadline: Jul 12, 2018
There is a world of simple pleasures, fun and stories shared around a campfire under the stars. A world of wonder and learning from all the outdoors can teach us. A world where young people can discover the best in themselves, and the best in each other. A world where kids can be kids, there is time to play, and life is never, ever boring.

It’s a world of fun, adventure, and pure joy…and it starts with Scouts.

Every year volunteers give their time to ensure that youth continue to have great Scouting adventures!

We are looking to expand our team, both in group support roles and directly facilitating the program with the youth. Our Volunteer "Scouters" (leaders) to facilitate youth-led weekly programming activities in local communities.

Do you:

Enjoy the outdoors?

Have the desire to learn new skills?

Like to make new friends?

Have administrative, leadership, fundraising or project management skills?

Want to spend quality time with children?



If you said yes to any of the above then you have found the right place!

Parents tell us their children benefit hugely from the adventures, fun and friendships they experience. It can help develop your child’s social skills and independence, and give them access to some amazing and memorable opportunities. Many of our helpers and Scouters are parents of our youth members. They’ve seen first hand how Scouting benefits young people and they want to give something back. It’s also a chance to spend more time with their children and learn new skills.

Community members, students looking to volunteer, grandparents, aunts and uncles or older siblings are also welcome to wear the red shirt as a Scouter. You must be over the age of 14 (but young at heart!).

No matter how you get involved, we’ll make sure you’re properly trained and supported. Beyond having a terrific time, participating in Scouting adventures, it also offers the chance to build on your own personal skills, like teamwork, confidence and leadership. Many of our Volunteers believe that the skills and experiences they have gained through Scouting have been of relevance to their working or personal lives.

Scouting offers a world where youth can discover the best in themselves and the best in others. We provide youth with opportunities that enable them to be confident, self-reliant and an energetic global citizen — and we want them to have the time of their life doing so.

For more information about program and the volunteer roles available, check out our New Scouter Welcome Kit.

To learn more, and connect with your local group, please visit www.scouts.ca or contact Trish Green at patricia.green@scouts.ca .

Yours in Scouting,

Trish Green, B.Sc., B.Ed., MCPM, O.C.T.

Area Support Manager, Voyageur Council

Supporting Valley Highlands, Rideau, Carleton and Algonquin Hills areas

Patricia.green@scouts.ca ; 613-552-0367
Location: K2K 1L1
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
As a member of the Ottawa Good Food Box team of volunteers, the Good Food Box Packer packs boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables once a month for delivery to neighbourhood sites. Are you: Able to commit 6 hours per month? Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment? Reliable? Physically able to bend and do light lifting (10 - 15 lbs) for 5 hours? Also, a general interest in food, health, and community is an asset! Please note that the packing does not happen in our downtown Centre. Packing day takes place in a warehouse in an East end industrial park, accessible by bus.

Packing Dates for 2018


Tuesday, June 19

Tuesday, July 17

Tuesday, August 14

Tuesday, September 18

Tuesday, October 16

Tuesday, November 20

Tuesday, December 18

Location: 785 Taylor Creek Drive, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Organization: Ancoura
As a Board Director, the Treasurer oversees the development and sound management of Ancoura's finances. The work involved would take 10 -14 hours per month with more hours around AGM and tax receipt time and fewer hours in the summer.

Key activities include: overseas all financial transactions (revenue & expenses) which are recorded by the bookkeeper; prepares monthly financial reports for the Board, with input from the bookkeeper; contacts the bookkeeper on a regular basis and oversees production of tax receipts, financial statements, T4s, government filings, and any other financial documents; chairs the Finance committee and meets/communicates with them regularly; prepares the annual budget, with input from the Board, bookkeeper and Finance committee; prepares all documents needed for the annual review and meets the accountant; reviews year-end financial statements with the accountant, Board and Finance Committee prior to the AGM; presents financial statements at the AGM for final approval; and sits on the Executive Committee.
Location: 30 Cleary Avenue
Ottawa ON K2A 4A1
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Organization: Harmer House
We are looking for volunteers to help with dinner service for our residents during the hours of 4:30pm-7:00pm. This opportunity would be ideal for students looking to fulfill volunteer hours, people looking to help in their community, and people with limited availability (2 hours and 30 minutes per shift, Monday to Friday). Harmer House is a non-profit, independent-living apartment building for seniors. Looking to give of your time, to help out through companionship and to reinforce a genuine sense of community? If you have patience and dependability, compassion and a passion to make others happy, please contact us!

Location: 848 Seyton , Nepean, K2H 9G6
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Organization: Harmer House
A Day Away:
Harmer House's Adult Day Program provides clients with Alzheimer's disease and/or other impairments with a day of stimulating activities.
Required are volunteers that are compassionate, honest and provide true leadership through companionship, encouragement and guidance to assigned client(s) throughout the activities of the day, and assist with program operations.

If you have patience and dependability; a sense of humour, respect and passion for making a difference please apply!

Availablity:
Program Hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 2:30pm

Available daily shifts:
9am to 1pm
or
12pm to 2:30pm
or
9am to 2:30pm

Experience working with seniors or assisting with cognitive impairments is an asset.

Education in a related field is also an asset.
Location: 100 Forestview Crescent, Nepean
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
What is Leisure Buddies? Leisure Buddies is about creating friendships between people who may not otherwise have had the chance to meet. Contact between individuals in the community and persons with developmental disabilities seldom occurs spontaneously. The Leisure Buddy program facilitates friendships by pairing individuals in one-to-one relationships. A Leisure Buddy friendship helps to break down barriers to inclusion and provides opportunities for shared experience, laughter and support. What is an intellectual disability? A developmental disability, also referred to as an intellectual disability, is a term used to describe any condition that includes a lifelong impairment to a person's ability to learn or to adapt to their environment. People with a developmental disability do not necessarily have a recognizable condition. Some examples of diagnosed conditions are autism, Down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome. The degree of disability varies greatly from person to person. Developmental disabilities may or may not be accompanied by physical disabilities. Most individuals live in a group home or on their own with support and may have limited contact with the larger community. The Leisure Buddy program provides a safe and caring way for our individuals to become more independent, and to enjoy the benefits of a special friendship which extends beyond their family members and paid care providers. What type of commitment do I need to make to be a Leisure Buddy Companion? The most important part of the Leisure Buddy program is friendship. Buddies make contact with each other once a week by telephone. It is expected that one-to-one outings will happen twice per month.
Location: This varies depending on who your are matched with.
Deadline: Aug 1, 2018
Hello,
The Military Family Resource Centre - National Capital Region is happy to create a new volunteer position as a Translator. The candidate will translate various documents including letters and forms.

Position requirements:
-Bilingual English and French (preferably with French as the mother tongue)
-Language pair: English/French
-2 years' experience in translation
-Superior knowledge of French grammar, spelling, syntax
-Proficiency with MS Office
-Working knowledge of translation tools
-Ability to maintain the content, context and style of the original material
-Attention to detail
-Receptive to constructive criticism
-Ability to meet deadlines

Start date: week of May 22nd, 2018
Time: flexible, preferably between 9:00am and 5:00pm.
If you are bilingual in both official languages, and looking at developing new skills, please contact me: 613-998-4851 / volunteer@mfrc-ncr.ca

Thank you,
Karen Groutsche
Location: 330 Croil Private, Bldg. 471
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
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