VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.
April 30 - May 2, 2021
The Toronto Writers Collective (soon to be renamed to reflect expansion to Ottawa, Montreal and beyond) is offering a 15-hour training to individuals interested in becoming volunteer facilitators for exploratory writing workshops, dedicated to amplifying underheard voices and cultivating connection through story.
If interested, please thoroughly complete the application form (hotlink) and send in as early as possible as we generally have more applicants than spots available. Applications will be accepted until April 2nd. Candidates will be notified around April 15.