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Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a passion to create? Are you employed in the animation or design industries? Are you a student of animation? Or perhaps you are someone who likes to design and create in their spare time?
If you would like to share your knowledge and skills with a high school student who shares your passion, or simply wish to show them the industry, 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: 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: Dec 20, 2019
Looking for creative makers to share their passion for maker culture by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you have a passion for creative arts? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby? You could be a painter, an art enthusiast, sewer or quilter, maker of toys, dolls, crafts, anything!

Do you love to work with laser cutters, 3D printers and pens, 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 maker culture to build on knowledge/skills and to possibly 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: Ottawa Region
Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Organization: Christie Lake Kids
Building Skills and Transforming Lives, it’s what we do. Are you passionate about helping kids from economically disadvantaged communities leap over barriers and learn new skills? Do you lead with energy and enthusiasm? Do you practice a sport or art and want to spend more time sharing it? Do you have experience in education or leadership? Do you want to pass on your passion?

If so we adding to our Program Volunteer Intake for Christie Lake Kids STAR (Skills through Arts and Recreation) and LIT (Leaders in Training) programs for our Winter 2020 community! To learn more visit our website www.christielakekids.com or email volunteer@chrsitielakekids.com today!
Location: 400 Coventry Rd
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Christie Lake Kids
Building Skills and Transforming Lives, it’s what we do. Are you passionate about helping kids from economically disadvantaged communities leap over barriers and learn new skills? Do you lead with energy and enthusiasm? Do you have any cooking and/or instructor experience? Do you have experience in education or leadership? Do you want to pass on your passion?

If so we are adding to our Program Volunteer Intake for Christie Lake Kids STAR (Skills through Arts and Recreation) and LIT (Leaders in Training) programs for our Fall 2019 community! To learn more visit our website www.christielakekids.com or email volunteer@chrsitielakekids.com to enquire today.
Location: 400 Coventry Rd
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Christie Lake Kids
Become a mentor and positive role model for youth ages 13-17. The Christie Lake Kids Leaders in Training (LIT) program motivates youth to pursue self confidence through opportunities for team building and personal growth. Mature volunteers are needed for on-site supervision and engagement, to offer support and guidance. We have three groups that meet weekly: We are in need of volunteers for our Rosemont Branch of the Somerset West CHC (30 Rosemont ave.). Interested volunteers must choose one group to work with, Monday Grade 9, Tuesday Grade 10 and Wednesday Grade 11 (Subject to change) and be available to attend 1 night a week consistently on a weekly basis. Some experience with strengths-based youth work is preferred but not necessary; we welcome anyone with enthusiasm for making a positive and direct contribution to our mission.
Location: Van Lang Pvt. Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
Client Relations Coordinators
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is looking for dedicated volunteers to join the Client Relations team.
Working closely with the Client Relations Manager, this volunteer team member will be the Ottawa Paw Pantry’s ongoing point of contact for their own roster of clients, and will review and manage their file on a monthly basis.
Responsibilities
Create a healthy, positive experience when engaging with our clients
Review and update client files in a timely fashion, keeping accurate records of actions and discussions with clients and Community Partners
Take ownership of arising conflict and follow problems through to resolution
Uphold a high standard of respect for clients, other volunteers, and Community Partners

Requirements
A compassionate and judgement-free perspective towards poverty, income inequality, and their contributing factors
A willingness to engage through email and over the phone with marginalized and/or vulnerable members of the Ottawa community
Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization
Experience in providing customer service/support
Strong client-facing and communication skills
Clear understanding of privacy and ability to maintain client confidentiality at all times
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred


Please note volunteers in this role don’t have direct contact with animals.

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Client Relations team members.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
The Ottawa Paw Pantry has two methods of getting food to clients: some require home delivery, and some pickup at a centralized distribution centers.

We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to commit to picking up portions at our storage in Nepean and dropping them off.

We are currently recruiting drivers for:
- Westboro and Hintonburg
- Merivale
- Greenbank at Baseline
- Kanata
- Minwaashin Lodge
- Lees
- Orleans
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Le Centre de services à la famille cherche des bénévoles qui aimeraient accompagner un enfant en lecture dans le programme Grands-parents à l'écoute (adultes de tout âge). Lors d'une rencontre hebdomadaire d'une heure, vous aiderez un enfant entre 7 et 12 ans à améliorer ses compétences en lecture ainsi qu'à augmenter sa confiance. Le programme est offert le jour jusqu'à la mi-mai dans six écoles de la région. Joignez-vous à nous, un enfant vous attend. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer avec René Laprise au 613-565-5166.
Location: 235 Beausoleil Dr, Ottawa ON K1N 8X8; 1345, av. Nottinghill Ottawa ON K1V 6T3; 2147, avenue Loyola Ottawa ON K1J 7W3; 350, rue Den Haag Ottawa ON K1K 0W9; 860, chemin Quinlan, Ottawa (Ontario) K1G 1R8 ; 235, av. McArthur, Vanier ON K1L 1B1; 2093 Bel-Air Dr Ottawa ON K2C 2P6.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Le programme A3 (Accueil, Aide, Avenir) offre un soutien scolaire supplémentaire aux élèves nouveaux arrivants pour leur permettre d’atteindre leur plein potentiel scolaire et ainsi assurer une meilleure intégration à l’école et une meilleure réussite scolaire. Ce programme est offert gratuitement aux élèves nouveaux arrivants (NA) des écoles élémentaires et secondaires du Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est, ainsi qu'à leurs parents, le mardi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l'école Terre-des-Jeunes, le mercredi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l’école Horizon-Jeunesse et le jeudi de 18 h à 19 h 30 à l'école Marius-Barbeau. Chaque bénévole aide un enfant, un adolescent ou un adulte dans les travaux scolaires ou l'apprentissage de la langue française.
Location: École Horizon-Jeunesse, 235, av. McArthur, Vanier, ON K1L 6P3
École Marius-Barbeau, 1345, av. Nottinghill, Ottawa, ON K1V 6T3
École élémentaire Terre-des-Jeunes, 1303, rue Fellows, Ottawa ON K2C 2V8
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
HWF is looking to recruit a volunteer furniture selector. This will be a new role at HWF and is being created in order to speed up the organisation of the deliveries to HWF clients on Wednesday evenings. This person will be responsible to pre-select the furniture for clients at the HWF warehouse in advance of the Wednesday night deliveries. We are looking for someone who is creative and has an eye for details. We don’t always have all of the items a client requires, but we do try to ensure what they receive looks nice together and is in good working order, so this position will have an important role in serving the HWF clients.

There are several options available for the day and time required for this job, for example Wednesdays in the late afternoon or early evening, which can be discussed and agreed.

Training through pairing with an experienced volunteer will be provided for the first couple of weeks.
Location: 5350 Canotek Rd Unit 9, Gloucester, ON K1J 9C9
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Ottawa Dressage Festival is an international dressage competition held annually in May. Web site http://www.nationalcapitaldressage.ca/
Responsibilities before the show
• Get signs for parking
• Get Introduced to park officials
• Plan a parking scheme: trailers, competitors, spectators, handicap, VIP
• Plan access control to stalls
• Plan parking security
• Information booth at gate
• Allocate stabling
• Arrange for communications (walkie talkies)
Responsibilities during the show
• Allocate drug testing stalls
• Check wash stalls
• Put contact names and numbers at stalls (emergency and riders)
• Inspect stalls
• Put shavings in stalls
• Supervise installation of access control
• Manage stable monitors and decide when they are required to monitor the stables. Determine number of stable monitors required and find volunteers.
• Resolve stable complaints (with the help of the Grounds and Ring Crew Supervisor)
• Resolve parking problems
Requirements
• People skills
• Planning and office product skills
• Some knowledge dressage and stable management
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Ottawa Dressage Festival is an international dressage competition held annually in May. The position advertised is part of the Show Office team. Web site http://www.nationalcapitaldressage.ca/
Client Services
Responsibilities before the show

Availability for a team orientation and training session

Some practice with FVD
Responsibilities at the show

Welcome and give directions

Answer questionsfrom riders, owners, sponsors and officials

Distribute rider packages and publicity

Take change requests from riders

Explain electronic access to riding times and scores (Foxvillage)

Provide day sheets

Maintain access control list and wrist bands

Retrieve rider invoices from FVD and collect outstanding amounts

Enter shavings purchases in FVD and provide slip for shavings delivery

Check riders out before they leave
Requirements
Some knowledge of dressage competitions
o
People skills and patience
o
Some knowledge of Foxvillage(entries & reports)
o
Availability for all or some days of the show
Location: Wesley Clover Parks
401 Corkstown Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8T1
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm. There are no Board Meetings in July and August. Amethyst is a modified collective and a 'working board'. The governance model is such that Board and Staff members work together on various committees. Those interested in submitting their applications should provide a covering letter noting why they are interested in volunteering on Amethyst's Board of Directors, along with their CV/Resume.
In 2019 Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre celebrated its 40th anniversary. Amethyst provides services for women in the Ottawa region who are recovering from substance use and/or problem gambling. More information on the organization is available at: www.amethyst-ottawa.org
Location: 488 Wilbrod St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
Deadline: Dec 13, 2019
The Entrepreneurial Adventure empowers students from Kindergarten to grade twelve to create a business venture right in their classrooms.
Mentors are paired with a class to guide students along their entrepreneurial journey. Students develop products to sell and donate the profits to charity.
Mentors visit the classroom one hour per week from January to April. This is during the school day at a mutually convenient time between 9AM-3PM.They provide guidance and encouragement. Mentors may be in the workforce or retired.
The program culminates in a Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase where students share their creations. To date, over $3 million has been raised and contributed to local, national and international charities.
Location: Local schools during the school day
Deadline: Dec 27, 2019
Shelter Movers Ottawa provides free moving and storage services to those fleeing abuse in and around Ottawa. We are looking for people who love organization and are good problem solvers. Intake Coordinators are the first point of contact for our clients and therefore an integral part of what we do. The Intake Coordinator gathers information to help moves happen safely and smoothly. This involves answering emails and phone calls, and collecting information using templates. Because we are working with a vulnerable sector, volunteers must be over 18 years old.
Location: Moves happen all over the city, therefore our intake coordinators work remotely from a computer.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Shelter Movers Ottawa provides free moving and storage services to those fleeing abuse in and around Ottawa. We are looking for people who love organization and are good problem solvers. A Move Coordinator is an integral part of the move team, providing coordination of the move beforehand and on-call support on the day of a move. The Move Coordinator ensures all moves go smoothly, that volunteer movers and drivers are recruited, and tackles any unforeseen challenges. Volunteers sign up for Moves on their own, and is therefore totally based on your own availability. As a Move Coordinator, you will be the puppeteer behind a move - the person who puts it together and makes it happen. Because we are working with a vulnerable sector, volunteers must be over 18 years old.
Location: Moves happen all over the city, therefore our move coordinators work remotely from a computer.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
We are looking for volunteer Movers! Shelter Movers Ottawa is a non-profit that offers free moving and storage for those fleeing abuse. Access to moving and storage services are a significant barrier to fleeing abuse. Movers use their time and energy to help our clients overcome these barriers. They are the ‘helping hands’ and ’boots on the ground’ that support our clients at a critical moment.

Shelter Movers’ volunteer move teams are a grassroots response to Violence Against Women in our communities. Join us!
Location: Our moves happen all over the city, however we meet at one secure location before each move.
Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Organization: RESULTS Canada
• actively participate in the online community by interacting with fellow volunteers, by sharing what you find online that is relevant to our campaigns and issues, on leadership, etc.
• take action alongside fellow group members on the current campaign. Example of actions (but not limited to):
o engaging with your federal 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
• support fellow volunteers
• report on your actions to your Online Community Leader on a monthly basis

For more details, visit bit.ly/joinresults
Location: This volunteer opportunity can be completed in the comfort of your home or your favourite local coffee shop as it's all done virtually.
Deadline: Jan 16, 2020
good knowledge and experience with addiction clients, including group or one on one counselling. 12 steps, AA and NA,
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Corporate delivery teams have a team leader who coordinates a group of volunteers to deliver meals over the lunch hour. These volunteers work in teams consisting of a driver and a server. In most cases a corporation would adopt a route for one day a week which means a commitment of two hours per week. More information is available by contacting Meals on Wheels. We'd be happy to discuss a collaboration with your organization.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
The Meals on Wheels Server does not need to have a vehicle and is teamed up with a driver to deliver nutritious meals to individuals over the lunch hour in order to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. There are pickup location across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R6L2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
The Meals on Wheels Server is teamed with a driver to deliver nutritious meals to individuals over the lunch hour in order to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. This team of volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. There are pickup location across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
K1R6L2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Volunteer Drivers deliver nutritious meals to individuals to assist them in maintaining their health and independence at home. Volunteers also provides a personal contact, a safety and security check as well as an interested daily visitor. Volunteer drivers can do deliveries on their own or can be paired up with volunteer servers.
There are pickup locations across Ottawa so volunteers can be matched to an area where they would like to deliver.
Location: c/o Meals on Wheels
670 Albert Stree
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6L2
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Do you have your own vehicle and 2 hours to help on Tuesdays over the lunch hour?
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: Dec 31, 2019
Waupoos Family Farm is a registered non-profit organization with a unique charitable mission to serve families that live below the poverty line through facilitating a community experience. We provide families with children 16 and under with affordable vacation opportunities during summer and select long weekends during the rest of the year.

We strive to keep our property neat and clean for the enjoyment of all who visit Waupoos. We have several buildings on site and try to ensure they are well maintained. We are currently wanting to replace old electrical outlets and would love to have the assistance of an experienced volunteer. This is all indoor work.
Location: 2050 Rideau Road, Ottawa, ON K1X 1B1
Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
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. Bilingual asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Waupoos Family Farm is a registered non-profit organization with a unique charitable mission to serve families that live below the poverty line through facilitating a community experience. We provide families with children 16 and under with affordable vacation opportunities during summer and select long weekends during the rest of the year.

Many of the families who come to enjoy the farm require a ride to get here and/or back home. If you are available to provide occasional rides, please contact us. Must have own vehicle

A criminal records check (vulnerable sector) is required (no charge for volunteers) Volunteers are contacted about 1-2 weeks in advance when a family needs a ride to and from the farm. When volunteers are available for these dates, they indicate their willingness to assist.

Here are the times we need help with transportation for families:
Most Waupoos vacations during the school year fall around long weekends. Arrival for families is usually late afternoon (3-6 PM), usually Friday; and departure is typically on the holiday Monday morning before noon.
Families coming for either Christmas and New Year vacations this year will require pick up on the Monday afternoon (Dec 23 or Dec 30) and return home on the Friday morning (Dec 27 or Jan 3rd)

We have car seats available if the family or the driver does not have them.

Individuals who have a van are especially needed but all volunteers are welcome as some families are small.
Location: 2050 Rideau Road, Ottawa, ON K1X 1B1
Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
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 other locations.
We especially need volunteers on Tuesdays at the Boys and Girls Club from 4-6pm.
Location: 404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: Bytown Museum
Are you 16 – 23 years old, living in the Ottawa area, and interested in Ottawa and its history? The BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council, also known as YoCo, is looking for members like you!

YoCo is a program for Youth developed by Youth, that takes Youth seriously and puts your ideas into action. By joining the Youth Council, you’ll have the opportunity to explore Ottawa’s history and share it!

The projects that YoCo takes on are designed and organized by Youth Council Members. You will research important historical figures and events, and write engaging blogs. You will record historical podcasts and make exciting videos! The Youth Council enables you to share what you learn about your city and connect with your community in a new way.

The BYTOWN MUSEUM’s Youth Council accepts applications on an on-going basis.
Location: 1 Canal Ln, Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6
Down the stairs next to parliament
Deadline: Dec 22, 2019
Helping with Furniture is in need of movers to help deliver furniture and household items to new members of our community as well as community members starting over. Movers help with the pick-up of donations, the sorting items at the warehouse and the delivery to families and individuals on Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings.
Location: 5350 Canotek Rd Unit 9, Gloucester, ON K1J 9C9
Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
Organization: Tel-Aide Outaouais
Vous avez 18 ans et plus? Vous êtes prêt.e à vous engager pour 12h d’écoute par mois?
Le service d’écoute de Tel-Aide Outaouais est assuré par des bénévoles qui reçoivent une formation sur mesure et qui sont encadrés par une équipe professionnelle. Le ou la bénévole écoutant.e est la personne clé à Tel-Aide Outaouais. Il/elle représente parfois le seul espoir pour de nombreuses personnes qui cherchent de l’aide et de la compréhension ou tout simplement une oreille attentive.
Location: Casier postal 7218
Station Vanier
Ottawa (Ontario)
K1L 8E3
Deadline: Jan 1, 2020
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Glebe Centre a long term care home situated in The Glebe provides care and support to residents and clients living in our community. Music is a big part of our programming and we are fortunate to have a Music Therapist on staff. Abbotsford House our community outreach centre is looking for a new volunteer piano tuner who would be able to tune the two pianos. If the volunteer wanted to expand, we have many pianos in the long term care side of our organization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
The Glebe Centre a long term care home situated in The Glebe provides care and support to residents and clients living in our community. Music is a big part of our programming and we are fortunate to have a Music Therapist on staff. Abbotsford House our community outreach centre is looking for a new volunteer piano tuner who would be able to tune the two pianos. If the volunteer wanted to expand, we have many pianos in the long term care side of our organization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
We require a volunteer to support our Music Therapist in our Java Music program. The volunteer would engage our seniors in group discussions/reminiscing. The volunteer does not need be able to play an instrument but should be able to sing along and have an interest in music. Training is provided and there is a binder to use for support. Strategic questions are provided to allow residents to reminisce.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Adult Day Programs provide supervised programming in a group setting for dependent adults in the early stages of dementia who are still living at home. The program is structured to provide engaging activities, companionship and social engagement. Volunteers would need to commit to a full day of volunteering on Tuesdays and Fridays for a period of no less than six months.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Engage with resident for one to one visits of friendly conversation, reviewing the newspaper, adult coloring and walking around the unit. Ability to engage with dementia.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Engage with male resident in one to one visits. Play Yahtzee, checkers, cribbage or construct a wooden project. Male volunteer required to offer support for resident in need of socialization.
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Volunteers are needed to provide games for residents including but not limited to bowling, bean bag toss, ring toss, Basketball, and balloon ball. Volunteers will assist with set up, encourage residents to participate, escort residents to the activity. Volunteers will cheer on residents in keeping with a good sport attitude. Volunteers will under the supervision of a program facilitator. Volunteers will be working on a dementia unit. The program runs on Mondays from 1:30 - 3:30.
Location: 77 Monk Street
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
To assist with taking orders and serving the residents at this special breakfast served every Tuesday between 7:30 - 10am.
Location: 99 New Orchard Avenue
Deadline: Dec 19, 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
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
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