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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.

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The Miracle League of Ottawa is a baseball program for children, youth, and adults of all abilities. Volunteers are what helps keep our wonderful program running and we would love to have you join the team! As a volunteer with the Miracle League of Ottawa, you would most likely be in the role of a player buddy. Player buddies ensure that our players can move around the field freely and are enjoying their time playing baseball. Player buddies can assist with pushing player's wheelchairs, directing them to the bases, helping them bat, etc. Public transit to the field is not available as we are located in Navan, however we can now offer free Lyft ride credits to our volunteers.
Location: 3659 Navan Road
Deadline: Sep 28, 2019
We are all volunteers and there are many ways to help from ushers who greet and seat the audience, to help with set-up and take-down of posters, signs and tables...to help turn a school hall way and auditorium into a full fledged cinema including snack bar and box office. Volunteers occasionally assist with childrens' birthday party celebrations, on stage activities, helping at the donation table and so much more. We are in need of mature volunteers with life skills who are committed to helping us help the community. Interested volunteers are asked to complete the application form found at www.familycinema.ca under Account Info...Volunteer login/Registration...click on Registration...references required.
Location: 710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Ottawa Family Cinema is a non-profit registered charity run by volunteers for more than 40 years. The Cinema is open from mid-September until the beginning of May, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter weekends. Shows are on every Saturday at 2:00 pm, plus selected Friday evenings at 7:00 pm (usually at least twice per month).

We are looking for a Manager for the Snack Bar, which offers popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate bars, etc. Training will be provided to suitable candidates. Below are the major responsibilities and qualifications for this position. If you would like to know more details about this exciting opportunity, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Coordinator at vc@familycinema.ca.

Major Responsibilities
• Schedule staff for each show confirming that all positions have enough trained volunteers in the role to provide efficient customer service
• Arrange that all new volunteers in Snack bar are adequately trained for each position in the Snack bar
• Ensure that all health and safety requirements are enforced
• Maintain required levels of inventory for each item offered at snack bar
• Respond to customer queries in a timely manner
• Effectively communicate with OFC manager about any issues or concerns in regard to the Snack bar and help plan corrective action
 
Qualifications
• Customer service experience (experience with supervising others is a plus)
• Strong people skills - ability to motivate, lead, train, and be part of a team
• Organized, self-directed, with strong communication skills
• Sense of humour
Location: 710 Broadview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 2M3
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
The bus driver is responsible for the safe transporting of senior Residents and participants to various events and activities coordinated by the Perley Rideau. Must possess a valid and applicable class of driver’s license, with a clean driving record; ON – Class F
Location: 1750 Russell Rd.
Deadline: Oct 4, 2019
Help raise funds to support our residents' needs! The Perley & Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation is participating in the exciting, weekly "Catch the Ace" lottery. Daytime ticket sellers are needed, any day of the week. Must be 19 or older and love engaging with the public.
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Volunteers assist physiotherapy staff to deliver group and one-to-one exercise sessions to residents in our long-term care home, including convalescent and sub-acute units. Weekday mornings. Please apply online at: https://www.perleyrideau.ca/volunteers
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Volunteers needed to help porter elderly residents (walking alongside or pushing wheelchairs) to weekly Ecumenical Service. Volunteers may also help to set up the chapel and provide companionship during the service. This service is open to all residents of our Seniors' Village and is officiated by a number of different Protestant and Baptist ministers. Volunteers needed from 1:30 - 3:30 PM Tuesdays, starting June 4, 2019.
Location: 1750 Russell Road
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Gift Boutique Volunteers assist residents, family members and staff to enjoy an affordable shopping experience in the comfort of our Seniors' Village. Starting September 2019, year-round opportunities will be available for Thursdays or Saturdays, 1:00 - 4:30 PM. Must be comfortable handling cash,operating a cash register (training provided) and helping the elderly with their purchases. Please apply online at: www.perleyrideau.ca/volunteers
Location: 1750 Russell Rd., Ottawa. ON
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
QUE FONT NOS BÉNÉVOLES ?

Le programme Club de devoirs du Collège Frontière offre un soutien aux enfants et aux jeunes partout au Canada. En tant que bénévole à la succursale Ruth E. Dickinson de la bibliothèque publique, vous aiderez les enfants et les jeunes de la 1ère à la 6ème année dans leur apprentissage de la lecture et de l’écriture en français. Vous pourrez également les aider avec les mathématiques, les sciences et l’anglais selon vos propres compétences.

Être bénévole au Club de devoirs est une excellente façon d'acquérir de l'expérience en éducation de la petite enfance et en tutorat en littératie! C’est aussi un environnement idéal pour contribuer aux mieux-être de votre communauté. Nous n'exigeons aucune expérience préalable en éducation et nous vous fournirons la formation et les matériaux nécessaires. Vous n'avez qu'à apporter vos compétences en communication, votre patience, votre enthousiasme, et votre amour de l'apprentissage!


OÙ ET QUAND SE DÉROULENT NOS ACTIVITÉS ?

Le plus nouveau Club de devoirs du Collège Frontière à Ottawa se tiendra à la succursale Ruth E. Dickinson de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa de septembre 2019 à juin 2020. Le programme se déroulera les lundis de 18h à 19h30. La participation hebdomadaire est encouragée de la part des bénévoles; toutefois, l’horaire est flexible et peut accommoder vos disponibilités. Veuillez noter aussi que nos autres Clubs de devoirs à Ottawa recherchent toujours de nouveaux bénévoles !


COMMENT POSER SA CANDIDATURE?

Veuillez contacter sbrydges@frontiercollege.ca
Les candidats âgés de 18 ans et plus devront se soumettre à une vérification des antécédents pour travail auprès de personnes vulnérables (offerte gratuitement). Tous les candidats devront également fournir trois références sur demande.

Au plaisir de vous rencontrer!

https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCollegeOttawa/
https://www.frontiercollege.ca/
Location: 100 Malvern Dr, Nepean, ON K2J 2G5
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?

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

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


WHEN AND WHERE DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?

The Homework Club program at Ruth E. Dickinson Public Library runs from September 2019 to June 2020. The program will take place on Mondays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to participate weekly, but scheduling is flexible and can accommodate your availabilities. Note also that our other Homework Club across the city are always looking for volunteers!

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?

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

We look forward to meeting you!

https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCollegeOttawa/
https://www.frontiercollege.ca/
Location: 100 Malvern Dr, Nepean, ON K2J 2G5
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Monday Morning - 10 am - 1pm Only.
PLEASE go to http://www.pqchc.com/volunteers-students/volunteer-application/ to complete our volunteer application!
Supporting the volunteer group who coordinate the food bank located at the Pinecrest Terrace Community, the food bank volunteer will assist with receiving food deliveries, unpacking and organizing food and basic needs items. In addition, the volunteer will welcome residents and create a safe environment (when residents are in the community house)
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Sep 28, 2019
Veuillez enregistrer sur notre site:
http://www.pqchc.com/fr/benevoles-et-etudiants/benevoles-processus-de-demande/

À la recherche des bénévoles et mentors motives à travailler avec des adolescents.
De lundi à jeudi 19h30 pour une période de 2 à 3 heures
Horaire de service : de 15h30 à 19h30
Emplacements : site principal de Passeport (1365 chemin Richmond) et au “Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa” (2825 avenue Dumaurier).
Venez aider des jeunes à réussir l’école secondaire et à envisager des études au niveau postsecondaire.
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
QUE FONT NOS BÉNÉVOLES ?

Le programme Club de devoirs du Collège Frontière offre un soutien aux enfants et aux jeunes partout au Canada. En tant que bénévole à la succursale Blackburn Hamlet de la bibliothèque publique, vous aiderez les enfants et les jeunes de la 1ère à la 6ème année dans leur apprentissage de la lecture et de l’écriture en français. Vous pourrez également les aider avec les mathématiques, les sciences et l’anglais selon vos compétences.

Être bénévole au Club de devoirs est une excellente façon d'acquérir de l'expérience en éducation de la petite enfance et en tutorat en littératie! C’est aussi un environnement idéal pour contribuer aux mieux-être de votre communauté. Nous n'exigeons aucune expérience préalable en éducation et nous vous fournirons la formation et les matériaux nécessaires. Vous n'avez qu'à apporter vos compétences en communication, votre patience, votre enthousiasme, et votre amour de l'apprentissage!


OÙ ET QUAND SE DÉROULENT NOS ACTIVITÉS ?

Le plus nouveau Club de devoirs du Collège Frontière à Ottawa se tiendra à la succursale Blackburn Hamlet de la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa de septembre 2019 à juin 2020. Les activités se dérouleront les lundis de 18h à 19h30. La participation hebdomadaire est encouragée de la part des bénévoles; toutefois, l’horaire est flexible et peut accommoder vos disponibilités. Veuillez noter aussi que nos autres Clubs de devoirs à Ottawa recherchent toujours de nouveaux bénévoles !


COMMENT POSER SA CANDIDATURE?

Veuillez contacter sbrydges@frontiercollege.ca
Les candidats âgés de 18 ans et plus devront se soumettre à une vérification des antécédents pour travail auprès de personnes vulnérables (offerte gratuitement). Tous les candidats devront également fournir trois références sur demande.

Au plaisir de vous rencontrer!

https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCollegeOttawa/
https://www.frontiercollege.ca/
Location: 199 Glen Park Dr, Ottawa, ON K1B 5B8
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Organization: Frontier College
WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?

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

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


WHEN AND WHERE DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?

Frontier College’s newest Homework Club program in Ottawa will be held at the Blackburn Hamlet Public Library from September 2019 to June 2020. The program will run on Mondays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to participate weekly, but scheduling is flexible and can accommodate your availabilities. Note also that our other Homework Club across the city are always looking for volunteers!

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?

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

We look forward to meeting you!

https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCollegeOttawa/
https://www.frontiercollege.ca/
Location: 199 Glen Park Dr, Ottawa, ON K1B 5B8
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s GoHere Washroom Access Program has partnered in Ottawa with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada – Ottawa Chapter and the GottaGo! Campaign to increase washroom access at local organizations for people living with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other chronic conditions or disabilities. Organizations registered with the GoHere program indicate their participation by displaying an easily identifiable GoHere decal on a public-facing window, and are searchable on the GoHere Washroom Locator mobile app. An additional universal accessibility wheelchair decal indicates an organization has washroom facilities accessible to individuals living with disabilities as well as members of the public.

Time commitment:

1-3 hours per week, depending on the size of the community and number of businesses

Some evening and weekend activity with some daytime availability for liaison with GoHere national or regional lead and travelling

This role requires a commitment of a minimum 6 months to 1 year or longer if desired

To register as a volunteer with the GoHere program, please visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/gohere
Location: Flexible
Deadline: Oct 3, 2019
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: Oct 4, 2019
Organization: The Glebe Centre
Montessori-based programs allow residents who have dementia the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that will build on their remaining skills and abilities. These programs provide a sense of task completion, successful outcomes and cognitive stimulation. The Montessori program provides intellectual stimulation and challenges that ensure successful outcomes. Memory games, discussion groups, trivia are all part of the Montessori program
Location: 77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
The primary duty of this volunteer position is to assist the set-up team prior to the event.
Location:

200 Coventry RdOttawa, ON K1K 4S3


200 Coventry Rd Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
The Supervised Access Program is a province wide program, set up and funded through the Office of the Ontario Attorney General. Supervised Access Centers offer a safe, neutral and child-focused setting where visits and exchanges between children and non-custodial parents can take place under the supervision of trained staff and volunteers.
Our volunteers:
- Supervise visits between non-custodial parents and child(ren),
- Work closely with staff to ensure the safety and comfort of the child(ren) for the duration of the visit,
- Redirect/intervene when visit guidelines are broken,
- Record detailed observation notes that provide factual information about each visit.

We are looking for individuals who:
- Have experience working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds,
- Are aware of their own biases, emotions, and beliefs,
- Are reliable, empathetic, attentive to detail, and diplomatic,
- Are able to set boundaries and maintain client confidentiality,
- Can recognize and respond effectively to situations where the safety and well-being of children, parents, staff, volunteers, and the wider community could be at risk,
- Are available week-ends and can commit to one year of service,
- Speak fluent English or French; ability to speak other languages is a bonus!

We are always recruiting volunteers and would love to have you attend our next training session!

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information. Volunteers@familyservicesottawa.org or (613) 725-3601 ext. 123.
Location: 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
To assist residents in a Long Term Care setting to knit and crochet.
Location: 99 New Orchard Av., Ottawa, K2B 5E6
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
New Orchard Lodge is currently seeking volunteers who will share the gift of music with our residents on a one to one basis or in a group setting. This opportunity has flexible hours and times.
Location: 99 New Orchard Ave, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Volunteers who become Friendly Visitors will be introduced to Residents who have little family or community contact. Volunteers benefit by knowing you are making a difference in someone's life by developing a relationship over time. Residents benefit enormously from the sense of belonging they feel from being a part of the relationship.
Location: 99 New Orchard Avenue
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Mission Statement
The ORCC is a proactive, anti-racist, feminist, non-profit charity organization working to end all forms of
sexual violence. Our purpose is to counsel and support survivors, educate for change, and work to
create a safe and equitable community. Our work is informed by feminist, anti-oppression principles and
our vision is a violence-free society.

Board of Directors
The ORCC has a Policy Governance Board of Directors based on the John Carver model. The primary role
of the Board is to create Ends and Limitations policies, defining how the organization may meet its
objectives and fulfill its mission. The Board is also responsible for the hiring of the Executive Director and
monitoring their performance. The Board of Directors holds ultimate responsibility for the organization
and may take on additional tasks and responsibilities as needed.

Requirements of Directors
 Commitment to the ORCC’s Mission Statement and values
 Willingness to participate fully in the decision-making processes of the Board
 Attend monthly meetings (third Wednesday of the month) at the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, located
in central Ottawa
 Read reports and preparatory materials for meetings’
 Be available by phone or e-mail for ad hoc decision-making
 Express opinions readily and in a respectful manner
 Provide insight and input as needed
 Maintain a working knowledge of ORCC Policies and By-laws

Assets
 Experience on a non-profit Board of Directors
 Policy/governance experience
 Human Resources experience/knowledge
 Human Rights or Employment Law experience
Location: N/A
Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
Do you like taking things apart to see how they work? Can you sometimes put them back together??

The Ottawa Tool Library (OTL) has all kinds of hand and power tools and is always looking for experienced tinkerers with free time on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings to:

- Help repair and maintain the wide variety of tools in our inventory.

- Dismantle irreparable and obsolete items to recover their metal content to be recycled and kept out of landfill.

If you have relevant experience and want to fulfill your destiny as an OTL Tool Doctor, please let us know!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Sep 15, 2019
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The Ottawa Tool Library (OTL) is a non-profit tool lending library in Ottawa located at Makerspace North in City Centre. We offer four categories of tools: hand tools, power tools, lawn and garden tools, and kitchen tools. Additionally, we will soon offer a supervised and fully-equipped WorkSpace where members who have completed mandatory safety training can rent bench time to work on projects. We are entirely volunteer-driven, and are always looking for community-minded individuals to lend their talents, time, and energy to the cause.

Tool Ninjas (time commitment 4-8 hours a month) are needed to be on hand when our Library and WorkSpace are open. In the Library, our Tool Ninjas advise members in choosing the right tools for the job, as well as in their proper and safe use. In the WorkSpace, they supervise all bench activity, highlighting safety, WorkSpace etiquette, and proper tool use, as well as providing tips and techniques to the members.

Successful Tool Ninjas will have the following qualifications:

* Be friendly, outgoing, and comfortable in engaging with our enthusiastic members;
* Be open and accepting of cultural and individual diversity, in both our membership and our volunteers.
* Be comfortable in advising members on their projects – tools, materials, and techniques – and in admitting lack of knowledge if necessary.

Ninja / WorkSpace monitors will have these additional qualifications:

* A strong understanding of and ability to enforce WorkSpace safety;
* Ability to demonstrate the proper and safe use of all WorkSpace tools;
* Ability to concurrently supervise multiple benches;

If you'd like to contribute your time and expertise to the fastest growing constructive community in Ottawa, please let us know!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Sep 15, 2019
Organization: Ottawa Tool Library
The OTL is looking to grow our team of talented staff at the library who manage our front desk during our hours of operation (Mon, Wed and Sat). This includes our Librarians who manage interactions with members and the public, such as loans, renewals, open/close, resolve concerns and promote the library. Tool Ninjas are needed to be on hand when the library is open to assist members with choosing the right tool(s) for their project and advising on proper tool use for the safety of our members and longevity of our tools. If you'd like to join our library staff, please let us know!
Location: 250 City Centre, Bay #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C7
Deadline: Sep 15, 2019
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