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Volunteer Opportunities

- Ensure site is safe
- Monitor rest areas & ensure stations are clean
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Set-up/tear-down directional pylons
- Direct participants along route
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Greet and direct participants to check-in etc.
- Help with participant inquiries
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Put barricades in place
- Monitor barricade at all times
- Answer questions
- Re-open roads when event is over
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
- Provide guidance at entrance points
- Manage drop-off area
- Direct motorists to parking area
- Answer questions
Location: Tunney's Pasture
Saturday May 11th 2019
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Role:

Scheduling our client appointments is a critical function to SHS’ goal of serving as many clients as we can. This role involves successful coordination with three key stakeholders: our volunteers, our community partners and most importantly our clients. We receive an average of 3-4 client referrals per day so we are seeking multiple individuals to help share the following workload:

• Coordinating volunteer schedules to determine times available for client appointments.
• Communicating available appointment slots and confirming scheduled appointment times to our clients.
• Handling pre-appointment communication and post-appointment follow up with our community partners.

The time commitment can fluctuate based on number of referrals and time of year but the desired commitment is around 60 minutes per day.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Person of good character who is friendly, well organized and possesses strong communication skills.
• Must be comfortable speaking with clients and community partners over the telephone to coordinate appointment scheduling.
• Administrative background a valued asset.
• Motivated to make a change in the community and positively impact men’s lives.

Desired Assets (not required)

• Bilingualism; English and French. Please note any other languages.
• Process improvement expertise; willingness to examine current process and recommend potential improvements.

We are also flexible when it comes to accommodating vacation and other personal commitments. If needed, SHS is able to authorize volunteer for official reporting purposes.
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Responsibilities include:

▪ Researching target audience interests and proactively writing articles that can be published on social media platforms;
▪ Drafting content when necessary for fundraising/awareness events;
▪ Other tasks to support the Comms team, as required.

Technical skills required:

▪ Audio editing is an asset

Educational requirements:

▪ Background in communications, marketing, design, journalism or related fields.

Time commitment:

▪ Minimum 1 hour a week, can be done from home
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Responsibilities include:

▪ Drafting and publishing social media content and engaging with followers;
▪ Working with comms team to leverage social media to promote events and activities;
▪ Responding to inquiries on social media accounts in a timely and accurate manner;
▪ Monitoring accounts and providing updates on analytics to comms lead.

Technical skills required:

▪ Experience writing for web or social media is considered an asset.

Educational requirements:

▪ Background in communications, marketing, design, journalism or related fields.

Time commitment:

▪ Minimum 2 hours a week, can be done from home
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Responsibilities include:

▪ Publishing web content, ensuring content is up-to-date and providing Web support when needed;
▪ Optimizing website for SEO;
▪ Examining web traffic and providing reports;
▪ Designing promotional graphics for both web and print;
▪ Other multimedia tasks to support the comms team, as required.

Technical skills required:

▪ Adobe Creative Cloud
▪ Video production/editing is an asset.

Educational requirements:

▪ Background in communications, marketing, design, journalism or related fields.

Time commitment:

▪ Minimum 1 hour a week, can be done from home
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
Are you a Student, Retiree, or Professional looking for a meaningful and fun volunteer opportunity? Frontier College needs both French and English speaking volunteers to support children at Ruth E Dickinson Public Library. Training is provided. You do not need teaching experience and a Police Check is completed free of charge. References will also be provided upon request.

www.frontiercollege.ca
Location: Ruth E Dickinson Public Library - Barrhaven
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

A grant writer and procurement team member is responsible for the following:
● Researching grants, sponsorships, and donations
● Drafting and revising proposals
Qualifications and expectations for this role include:
● Strong writing and communication skills are a must
● Experience writing grants or funding documentation is an asset
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-2 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

The head of financial procurement is responsible for the following:
● Overseeing the research and procurement of grants, sponsorships, and donations; assisting in the drafting and revision of proposals
● Providing guidance and direction for grant writers, sponsorship hunters, and fundraising efforts
● Working in tandem with event planners to manage their allotted budget and assisting in the procurement of sponsorships and donations where necessary
● Acting as liaison between procurement teams and the Director of Finance

Qualifications and expectations for this role include:
● Strong writing and communication skills are a must
● Ability to plan financial procurement methods and strategies
● Finance background is an asset
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-2 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

An event planner is responsible for the following:
● The logistical planning of conferences, galas, and fundraising events
● Adhering to the budget and provided resources
● Acquiring speakers, venues, catering, and necessary resources
● Outreach to sponsors, donors, or financial partners
● Taking an active role in the implementation and running of events

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Strong organizational and intrapersonal skills are a must
● Experience in event planning or logistical organization
● The hours required for this position are dependent on the scale and deadlines for upcoming events, and will fluctuate based on these factors
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

A social media team member is responsible for the following:
● Taking an active role in researching current and relevant educational content
● Drafting and scheduling social media posts to maintain an online presence
● Developing and designing social media campaigns to promote brand awareness
● Producing photo and graphic visuals

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Ability to understand social media trends, differences in platforms, and targeting demographics
● Ability to assess social media metrics to maximize branding
● Graphic design and visual design is considered an asset
● Ability to create and meet short- and long-term campaign goals
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-3 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
● We encourage those to apply even if the candidate does not have the full list of expected qualifications, as the marketing team is comprised of multiple positions
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

The Volunteer & Client Appreciation Officer is responsible for the following:
● Developing strategies and activities to promote volunteer and client retention
● Fostering the organization's internal "family" philosophy and working environment
● Managing relationships with community partners and clients
● Organizing and leading volunteer appreciation events
● Seeking sponsors for volunteer gifts
● Reporting to the Director of Human Resources to facilitate best methods and gaining insight to the current state of the organization's internal environment

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Strong intrapersonal skills are a must
● Experience in event planning and/or sponsorship seeking is an asset
● Experience in human resources, outreach, community relations considered an asset
● Dedication of a minimum of 1-2 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: CAUSE Tutoring
CAUSE Tutoring is a non-profit organization that is operated entirely by dedicated volunteers. We focus on increasing access to education for the vulnerable and at-risk community in the Ottawa area by providing free on-site tutoring services at our community partners.

The Executive Assistant is responsible for the following:
● Supporting the Executive Director in fulfilling their role by providing administrative and logistical assistance
● Assisting in the writing and development of the organization's bylaws
● Coordinating weekly meetings
● Sending out organization-wide communications
● Drafting and editing documentation as the Executive Director requires
● Attending all board meetings and taking minutes

Qualifications and expectations of this role include:
● Strong organizational skills are a must
● Administrative experience is considered an asset
● Dedication of a minimum of 4-6 hours per week
● Bilingualism is considered an asset
Location: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
When: June 1 and 2, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm
Building/Site Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteers assist building/site staff with the following tasks:
• Greet and welcome visitors;
• Hand out event material;
• Track the number of visitors arriving on site;
• Act as a building guide and provide building information;
• Ensure line-ups and large groups remain organized;
• Invite visitors to complete a Doors Open Ottawa Visitor Survey.
Volunteer Schedule:
Morning and afternoon shifts are available during Doors Open Ottawa. The schedule is designed to give volunteers an opportunity to visit other buildings before/after the shift is complete. However, if desired, volunteers are welcome to volunteer for all four shifts. Shift times are as follows:
a. Morning shift: 9:45 am to 1 pm
b. Afternoon shift: 12:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Volunteer Requirements:
• Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old to participate.
• Volunteers 14 to 17 years old require parents’ signatures on a parental consent form as well as on a photo consent form.
• Volunteers must complete an online application.
• Volunteers must complete provincially mandated online accessibility training (AODA) in order to volunteer with the City of Ottawa. Email confirmation of training completed required.
• Volunteers must wear the DOO 2019 t-shirt during their volunteer shifts
Get Involved:
If you would like to get involved, DOO 2019 will be hosting information sessions for new volunteers on:
• 13 May from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 1A at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, and
• 14 May from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Councillors’ Lounge at City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.
Location: City-wide
Deadline: May 24, 2019
Companion to visit with residents and socialize. Escort resident to the gardens or to activity programs. You are also welcome if you speak other languages other then English and French.
Location: 9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Caldwell Family Centre – Board Member
Volunteer Opportunity – March 2019

The Caldwell Family Centre is recruiting for qualified candidates to join the Board of Directors as soon as possible. We are particularly seeking candidates with experience or backgrounds in fundraising, community planning and facility development. The Board’s focus is on governance, planning, policy-making, and strategic direction. The ideal candidate will have experience on other non-profit boards, the appropriate skill set, and the time to offer meaningful contributions to guide the organization to continued success.
Mission: The mission of the Caldwell Family Centre is to provide services to the community that feed and nurture physical and emotional wellness.

Board Member Role: The Board's role is to ensure that the Centre establishes strategic priorities and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Board Members are individual role models and inspire others to contribute their talent and support to the community.

Responsible to: Board of Directors (Chair)
Remuneration: Service on CFC’s Board of Directors is without remuneration
Term: Board members are elected by the Membership for (renewable) 3-year terms

Responsibilities
• Committed to the mission and work of the Caldwell Family Centre
• Prepare for, attend and participate in monthly board meetings (and other meetings as required)
• Foster a positive working relationship with other Board members and CFC’s Executive Director
• Promote the organization in the community
• Actively participate in fundraising activities
• Actively participate in evaluation and planning efforts
• Participate in various activities for the organization as needed throughout the year

General Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated leadership stature in philanthropy, community service, business, government or the non-profit sector
• Ability to think strategically – a Visionary
• Strong Communicator
• A commitment to and understanding of CFC’s beneficiaries and the social services sector, preferably based on experience
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of others
• Knowledge of Board Governance – particularly with a policy governance model

Time Commitment: Approximately 5 hours per month for 3 years for Board responsibilities. Additional time may be required for other volunteer roles taken on during term of Board service.

Candidates interested making a difference in the community by becoming a Board member are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to boardcaldwell@gmail.com by April 30, 2019. For more information on the Caldwell Family Centre and the important work we do, please visit our website at www.CaldwellFamilyCentre.ca.
Location: Caldwell Family Centre
1100 Medford St.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8L5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Caldwell Family Centre – Board Secretary
Volunteer Opportunity – March 2019

The Caldwell Family Centre (CFC) is recruiting for a qualified candidate to join the Board of Directors as soon as possible – to assume the role of Secretary by the end of 2019.

Mission: The mission of the Caldwell Family Centre is to provide services to the community that feed and nurture physical and emotional wellness.

The Board’s Role: The Board's role is to ensure that the Centre establishes strategic priorities and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Board Members are individual role models and inspire others to contribute their talent and support to the community. The Board’s focus is on governance, planning, policy-making, and strategic direction. The ideal candidate will have the time to offer meaningful contributions, and the skill-set, expertise and experience necessary to guide the organization to continued success

The Secretary is responsible to: Board of Directors (Chair)

Remuneration: Service on CFC’s Board of Directors is without remuneration

Term: Board members are elected by the Membership for (renewable) 3-year terms. The Secretary is appointed as an officer of the Corporation by the Board.

General Responsibilities of Board Members
• Committed to the mission and work of the Caldwell Family Centre
• Prepare for, attend and participate in monthly board meetings (and other meetings as required)
• Foster a positive working relationship with other Board members and CFC’s Executive Director
• Promote the organization in the community
• Actively participate in fundraising activities
• Actively participate in evaluation and planning efforts
• Participate in various activities for the organization as needed throughout the year

Responsibilities of Secretary
The Secretary ensures proper management of Corporate documents and records and supports the Board’s ongoing delivery of its Mission. The Secretary:
• Is a member of the Board;
• Communicates with the Chair and Board members to give proper notice of any meetings and timely distribution of materials such as agendas and meeting minutes;
• Maintains secure records of the board including minutes, board actions, board policies, elections of officers or directors, and ensures effective management of organization's records such as By-laws and Corporate Members;
• Maintain a board binder and electronic back-up containing the governing documents, key governance policies, minutes of board meetings, and written consents;
• Records and manages minutes of board meetings and of Corporate members’ meetings;
• Ensures minutes are distributed shortly after each meeting;
• Is sufficiently familiar with legal and policy documents (articles, by-laws, CRA letters, etc.) to note applicability during meetings – member of the board’s Governance Committee.

Secretary’s Required Skills:
• Good communicator;
• Should be well-equipped to record accurate minutes and be aware of and sensitive to any special or confidential information discussed at a meeting;
• Computer skills including use of word processing, spreadsheets, and secure electronic storage of key documents (e.g. Cloud storage, shared drive, etc.);
• Organized with good planning and analyzing ability;
• Knowledge of Board Governance and able to provide advice and resources to the board on relevant governance topics;
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of others;
• The secretary should aim to be helpful to the board as they discharge their fiduciary duties.

Time Commitment: 15 – 20 hours per month for a 3 – year term.

Evaluation: Self and by the Board annually.

How to Apply: Candidates interested making a difference in the community by becoming a Board member and Secretary are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to boardcaldwell@gmail.com by April 30, 2019. For more information on the Caldwell Family Centre and the important work we do, please visit our website at www.CaldwellFamilyCentre.ca.
Location: Caldwell Family Centre
1100 Medford St.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8L5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Do you want to be involved in your community? Do you want to perhaps try a new experience along side someone else? This may be the opportunity for you! We are currently looking for someone to volunteer along side a member of LiveWorkPlay (someone with an intellectual disability). This individual wants to start volunteering at Meals On Wheels but needs a companion driver to volunteer with! So you'd be volunteering with us and then together with another organization -Volunteering x2 ! Get in touch with Jill for more details if you are interested *must have drivers license.
Location: 670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 31, 2019
During June and July, go door to door with west nile virus fact sheets and offer to do a backyard check to see if there is a catch basin or any standing water. If no one is home, leave a door hanger with information behind. Participate in Ottawa Public Health information booths with fact sheets for west nile virus.
Location: 100 Constellation Drive
Mail Code 26 - 42, Ottawa, Ontario, K2G 6J8
Deadline: May 17, 2019
Helping with Furniture needs movers to help deliver furniture and household items to new members of our community as well as community member 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: May 31, 2019
Organization: Suits His Style
Suiting volunteers are the face of Suits His Style and are the volunteers who interact directly with our clients to provide them with the clothing they need. A typical client meeting involves the following:

• Discuss and assess client needs and clothing preferences.
• Search inventory for clothing options (suits, shirts, ties, shoes, etc) that are clean, fit well and appropriate for their individual needs.
• Provide recommendations to clients who are unsure about what they want and/or need for their individual circumstances.
• Discuss or demonstrate basic rules of menswear including how garments should fit, how to coordinate a shirt and a tie, matching belt and shoe colour, how to tie a tie, etc.
• Help clients pull an entire outfit together to demonstrate how their chosen garments look together and to boost clients’ self-esteem.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Person of good character who is friendly, responsible, reliable and punctual.
• Motivated to make a change in the community and positively impact men’s lives.
• Solid grasp of basic menswear rules, trends and standards.
• Understanding of appropriate interview and work place attire.
• Good communication skills and able to relate to people from diverse backgrounds to make them feel at ease with utilizing Suits His Style services.
• Ability to work as a member of a team as Suiting Volunteers are most often paired with a partner.

Desired Assets (not required):

• Bilingualism; English and French. Please note any other languages
• Past retail experience, particularly in men’s formal retail.

We typically ask our suiting volunteers to commit to conducting appointments for 3 hours per week (3 appointments of one hour each) however we are willing to work with volunteers to find an arrangement that works best for them. We are also flexible when it comes to vacation and other personal commitments. If needed, SHS is able to validate volunteer hours for official reporting purposes.
Location: 404 McArthur Ave.
Room 204
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Provide counseling on our 42/7 crisis line to women survivors of sexual assault. The support will include listening, accompaniment to the hospital and/or the police station or court. The volunteer will offer resources for services in the Ottawa region.
Location: josephine@orcc.net
Deadline: May 4, 2019
We are small non profit located in a low income housing neighborhood serving the diverse and unique families living there. We run after school and summer programs for children between the ages of 4 years old and 16 years old. We currently have a garden tower in the community house and wanting to grow a vegetable garden in our garden boxes come spring. We are looking for an individual who has a strong back ground in horticulture and has a passion for teaching. We are wanting to teach our children and youth the basics of gardening and the importance of growing our own food.
Location: 1566 station blvd
1566 Station Blvd.
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer position with a progressive organization positioning itself for change?

Our non-profit, children’s charity, has an exciting opportunity for 2 new members to join the Board of Directors and help shape the future of PRC. We are seeking enthusiastic and innovative community members to join the Board of Directors who have 2 to 3 years of previous board experience. If you are a strategic thinker, excel at building and maintaining relationships and have an entrepreneurial spirit, this opportunity is for you!

With a staff team of approximately 15 people, we offer a variety of services in 3 main programs, and serve children, parents, caregivers and professionals who work with children. Our focus is early learning, parent support, training, research and building community capacity within the early year’s sector.

PRC’s Board Members will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for a maximum of 6 consecutive years. Both board meetings and committee meetings will be held monthly.

Requirements and Qualifications

• Personal qualities of integrity, strong business acumen and a passion for improving the lives of children and families
• Extensive professional experience with executive leadership accomplishments in business, child & youth sector, government, philanthropy, or the non-profit sector is considered an asset
• A natural affinity for cultivating relationships, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Representing PRC to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
• Reviewing and/or approving PRC’s policies, funding agreements, annual budget, audit reports; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
• Serving on one or more committees (finance, communications & fundraising and board policy & development) and taking on special assignments
Location: 300 Goulburn Crescent, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada (National Capital Region) is preparing to host its 3rd annual food and drinks tasting event, Savour the Moment.
This year's event will take place at the Horticulture Building in Ottawa on May 3rd 2019.
Location: Horticulture Building - 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5J3
Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
You will be working in the beautiful Ornamental Gardens or Arboretum of the Central Experimental Farm with other volunteer gardeners.Opportunities with may different gardens available. No experience is required. Please go to friendsofthefarm.ca / join to find our volunteer form.
Students age 14 years and over very welcome.
Location: Friends of the Farm, 960 Carling Ave., Building 72, 2nd Floor, Arboretum, Ottawa, On., K1A 0C6
Deadline: May 28, 2019
Organization: Centre 507
Centre 507, main drop-in.
The available shift is on Thursday from 8:30am – 10:30pm.

Volunteers are essential in making sure we continue to provide healthy meals and snacks to neighbours in our community.

Tasks:
• Greeting and Chatting with participants
• Assist with basic food preparation as per instructions by the Food Services Coordinator or support staff, such as slicing bread, cutting fruit, arranging food on trays, etc.
• Make beverage to serve
• Assist with serving participants
• Maintain a clean and organized environment
• Assist with clean up tasks, i.e. putting food away, washing dishes, cleaning kitchen and server



Location: 507 Bank Street. Ottawa Ontario. K2P 1Z5
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Organization: LiveWorkPlay
Do you want to be involved in your community? Do you want to perhaps try a new experience along side someone else? This may be the opportunity for you! We are currently looking for someone to volunteer along side on of our members (someone with an intellectual disability). This individual wants to start volunteering at Meals On Wheels but needs a companion driver to volunteer with! So you'd be volunteering with us and then together with another organization -Volunteering x2 ! Get in touch with Alex for more details if you are interested *must have drivers license.
Location: K1H7X3
Deadline: May 20, 2019
As a Paddy's Place Volunteer you would be responsible for setting up Paddy's Place which is a small food/sitting area for residents, staff and family. You would be responsible for picking up supplies in the kitchen, working cash, making change, serving residents, staff and volunteers, Keeping Paddy's Place clean and stocking items for the next day.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive
Deadline: May 18, 2019
As an RHA Assistant you will help the Recreation Department with activities on the floor, escorting residents to and from activities, visiting residents and any other duties as assigned.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, On K0G 1S0
Deadline: May 18, 2019
You would escort residents to and from their floors down to the Gathering Place for Mass. You would be present at mass and assist with residents as needed.
We offer Mass every day except Saturdays. You would help from 09:30 to 11:30 when here. Some volunteer choose to help one day a week where others offer to help on several days per week.
This position required allot of walking and pushing wheelchairs of all sizes.
Location: 2865 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
Deadline: May 18, 2019
The volunteer will assist the Rehabilitation Service Worker in providing individual and group rehab services to the residents of the Home. (ie. exercise programs, walking, etc) Volunteer must be available from 9 - 12, at least once a week on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Screening is conducted on all applicants to ensure suitability for position of trust. Very good learning opportunity. Many other benefits.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 18, 2019
To assist with / or run a variety of games for the enjoyment of residents. (Chess, board games, bowling, bingo,...)
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: May 18, 2019
To visit residents one on one, on a regular basis, in order to provide friendship and companionship.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: May 18, 2019
To assist staff in providing a pleasurable dining experience for residents at meal times. You will do that by ensuring residents are served in a timely, gentle and respectful manner. Applicant must be sensitive to the needs of the elderly. Screening is conducted on all applicants to ensure suitability for position of trust. Orientation to the Home and training is provided.
Location: 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa,ON
Deadline: May 18, 2019
Application must be submitted electronically by linking to the following: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/9a4a39a8-7765-419c-9425-5c40913e8c7c/1


Adults (ages 18+) from the African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) community who are willing to be Mentors to African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) youth ages 12-18.
The Together We Can Mentorship Program focus is to increase a sense of belonging amongst low-income black youth by: (1) building strong cultural identities through exposure to and work with black mentors and; (2) increasing their civic engagement through developing advocacy skills.

Role of Mentor
• Serve as a positive role model and friend.
• Build a kind, considerate, and empathetic relationship with youth
• Attend 3 hour, bi-weekly (total 6 hours a month) group mentorship meetings.
• Mentor a youth for 9 months (September-June).
• Strive for mutual respect.
• Build the self-esteem and confidence of ACB youth.
• Help youth set goals and encourage them to work toward accomplishing them.
• Participating in interactive workshops, trainings and leading sessions.
• Communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities.
• To be a kind, considerate and empathetic adult in the lives of ACB youth.

Our approach and values
• Maintain a professional and respectful relationship with mentee.
• Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries.
• Work in a manner that incorporates overall health and recognizes all the areas of a healthy lifestyle.
• Respect and value the diversity of communities and individuals.


Les adultes (âgés de 18 ans et plus) de la communauté Africaine, Caribéenne et Noire (ACB) qui souhaitent devenir mentors de jeunes Africains, Caribéens et Noirs (ACB) âgés de 12 à 18 ans. Le programme de mentorat Together We Can vise à renforcer le sentiment d’appartenance chez les jeunes Noirs à faible revenu en: (1) établissant des identités culturelles solides en s’exposant à des mentors noirs et en travaillant avec eux; (2) en augmentant leur engagement civique en développant des compétences de plaidoyer.

Rôle du mentor
• Servir de modèle et d’ami positif.
• Établissez une relation gentille, attentionnée et empathique avec les jeunes
• Assister à des réunions de trois heures par semaine (total de six heures par mois).
• Mentor un jeune pendant 9 mois (septembre-juin).
• Respect mutuelle.
• Renforcer l’estime de soi et la confiance des jeunes ACB.
• Aidez les jeunes à se fixer des objectifs et encouragez-les à travailler pour les atteindre.
• Participer à des ateliers interactifs, à des formations et à des sessions dirigeantes.
• Communiquer régulièrement avec le personnel du programme, soumettre des informations sur les activités et recueillir des commentaires constructifs concernant les activités de mentorat.
• Être un adulte gentil et empathique dans la vie des jeunes ACB.

Notre approche et nos valeurs

• Maintenir une relation professionnelle et respectueuse avec le mentoré.
• Soyez à l'aise et capable d'établir des limites appropriées.
• Travailler d'une manière qui intègre la santé globale et reconnaît tous les domaines d'un mode de vie sain.
• Respecter et valoriser la diversité des communautés et des individus.

Location: Pinecrest Queensway CHC
1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Pathways to Education™ is a program that supports young people from low income communities to complete high school and move onto post-secondary education.
We are currently seeking a friendly and experienced individual with background in teaching and/or lesson planning.
Ability to use a developmental approach to teach reading, writing and spelling, and numeracy with an emphasis on reading accuracy, to help the student develop self-confidence and build phonological and phonemic awareness. Ability to guide and teach youth with mild to moderate intellectual disability. Strong preference for Somali background.
If you are interested, please contact Alejandra at a.calderonruiz@pqchc.com
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Looking for awesome Tutors and Motivated Mentors. Medium to long term commitment - 6 - 12 months.
one evening per week roughly 5-8PM - Monday to Thursday.
Come in and connect with high school aged youth - academic support, organizational and time management skills. stay with us, and see what this program is changing the way our community operates.
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Application must be submitted electronically by linking to the following: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/9a4a39a8-7765-419c-9425-5c40913e8c7c/1


Adults (ages 18+) from the African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) community who are willing to be Mentors to African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) youth ages 12-18.
The Together We Can Mentorship Program focus is to increase a sense of belonging amongst low-income black youth by: (1) building strong cultural identities through exposure to and work with black mentors and; (2) increasing their civic engagement through developing advocacy skills.

Role of Mentor
• Serve as a positive role model and friend.
• Build a kind, considerate, and empathetic relationship with youth
• Attend 3 hour, bi-weekly (total 6 hours a month) group mentorship meetings.
• Mentor a youth for 9 months (September-June).
• Strive for mutual respect.
• Build the self-esteem and confidence of ACB youth.
• Help youth set goals and encourage them to work toward accomplishing them.
• Participating in interactive workshops, trainings and leading sessions.
• Communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities.
• To be a kind, considerate and empathetic adult in the lives of ACB youth.

Our approach and values
• Maintain a professional and respectful relationship with mentee.
• Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries.
• Work in a manner that incorporates overall health and recognizes all the areas of a healthy lifestyle.
• Respect and value the diversity of communities and individuals.


Les adultes (âgés de 18 ans et plus) de la communauté Africaine, Caribéenne et Noire (ACB) qui souhaitent devenir mentors de jeunes Africains, Caribéens et Noirs (ACB) âgés de 12 à 18 ans. Le programme de mentorat Together We Can vise à renforcer le sentiment d’appartenance chez les jeunes Noirs à faible revenu en: (1) établissant des identités culturelles solides en s’exposant à des mentors noirs et en travaillant avec eux; (2) en augmentant leur engagement civique en développant des compétences de plaidoyer.

Rôle du mentor
• Servir de modèle et d’ami positif.
• Établissez une relation gentille, attentionnée et empathique avec les jeunes
• Assister à des réunions de trois heures par semaine (total de six heures par mois).
• Mentor un jeune pendant 9 mois (septembre-juin).
• Respect mutuelle.
• Renforcer l’estime de soi et la confiance des jeunes ACB.
• Aidez les jeunes à se fixer des objectifs et encouragez-les à travailler pour les atteindre.
• Participer à des ateliers interactifs, à des formations et à des sessions dirigeantes.
• Communiquer régulièrement avec le personnel du programme, soumettre des informations sur les activités et recueillir des commentaires constructifs concernant les activités de mentorat.
• Être un adulte gentil et empathique dans la vie des jeunes ACB.

Notre approche et nos valeurs

• Maintenir une relation professionnelle et respectueuse avec le mentoré.
• Soyez à l'aise et capable d'établir des limites appropriées.
• Travailler d'une manière qui intègre la santé globale et reconnaît tous les domaines d'un mode de vie sain.
• Respecter et valoriser la diversité des communautés et des individus.

Location: Pinecrest Queensway CHC
1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: May 3, 2019
The Community Living Class at Bell High School serves students with special needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Opportunities for reading buddies, games, art and crafts, caller for time bingo, cooking, field trips computer skills. There are a maximum of 10 students per classroom. Bell would like to have volunteers join the program and share their interests and talents. They are always open to new ideas and they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Bell High School Nepean
Deadline: May 15, 2019
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteers will be asked to perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
What is your company doing to promote literacy? NOTE: This is a group volunteer opportunity--you need to lead a team of volunteer readers from your organization.

If you want to volunteer as an individual please register as OVIE volunteer www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application. If you have a team of readers for OttawaReads please proceed to register for this position. The Ottawa Network for Education s OttawaReads program is a unique school/business partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-on-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. After attending an orientation/training session in their place of work, volunteers fulfill a weekly or bi-weekly one-hour commitment to read to students in local schools. Each participating organization is partnered with a school in their own geographic location. The number of volunteers requested from each organization is based upon the size of the company and the requirements of the partnering school. We currently have several schools on the waitlist for new OttawaReads partners. Can you help? Be a team leader in your place of work!
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has a few elementary schools looking for volunteers to assist in their Autism Unit.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.(Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
In 2005-06 the Ontario government initiated the Student Success Program within secondary schools as one response to the severe drop-out rate of high school students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) has received requests from Ottawa high schools to recruit community volunteers interested in providing tutoring support (under the direction of teachers) to individual students in their Math, English, Science or History Credit Recovery Program. Most of these students, many of whom are new Canadians, respond very well to working with a tutor on a weekly basis. We are looking for volunteers who can help them focus, explain concepts as they work, assist them in organizing materials, and provide encouragement as they progress in all subjects. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Volunteers needed to support children and adult English language learners. Volunteers will receive training before being matched to support students in Pre-K to Grade 12 or in the Adult LINC programs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

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

Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line through ONFE). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is completed and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: May 15, 2019
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