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Liz Tyrwhitt
Volunteer Coordinator

30 Cleary Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2A 4A1

E-mail: liz@ancoura.ca

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Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Women

Our mission at Ancoura is to provide a nurturing and fulfilling environment for persons living with mental illness, through stable, affordable housing and a supportive community.

We believe in the possibility of a compassionate society, free from stigma and discrimination, where people living with mental illness are full, contributing members.


Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Ancoura
The Visiting Volunteer provides companionship to Ancoura's residents in their townhomes. The volunteer will help to reduce the loneliness and isolation of the residents. The duties of the position include visiting the townhome where the residents reside, engaging in friendly conversation, daily tasks and leisure activities such as sharing a meal, watching a hockey game together or going on outings in the community. The visiting volunteer attends monthly volunteer meetings with the other volunteers and with the Ancoura Coordinator to share information about the residents' progress and to plan activities.
Location: Our office is at 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1 and six of our townhomes are in the west end of Ottawa and one is in the east.
Deadline: Jun 1, 2019
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is recruiting new Board members with experience with the volunteer sector, mental health and/or fundraising. Board members meet ten times a year to provide leadership and direction to the organization. Commitments include attending an annual planning day, participation in fundraising activities and in committee work. They carry out work between meetings and engage with the Ancoura community at the AGM, Annual Christmas Dinner and other events. Work is carried out in a friendly, collegial and professional manner. Board members act as ambassadors for Ancoura in relationships with outside organizations. They assist the Board Chair and Nominating Committee to identify and recruit other board members.
Location: 30 Cleary Aveue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019