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Onyx Community Services

Marie Pyper
Executive Director
Onyx Community Services

265 Montreal Road E, Ste 4
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1L 8E3


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Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

To help those in our community who need assistance / support with reintegration, addiction, bail plans, or social services, and who might benefit from general counselling and life coaching in areas such as depression, PTSD, anxiety and money management.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking a self-driven and highly competent ED assist to lead and influence our organization towards favorable growth, and to design and direct strategies that support and enhance our organizational operations. Duties of the ED assist will include managing the company assets, providing leadership to all staff, establishing business goals, advising the board of directors on organizational activities, overseeing and streamlining daily operations, improving staff performance, and executing special business projects. Your exceptional stewardship and strategic planning skills as an ED Assist will aid our organization in promoting our mission and objectives, maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, achieving organizational goals.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
We are looking for Mental Health Workers to provide phone assistance to those in need, especially during the current COVID19 crisis.

Flexible hours, areas include addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counseling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Bilingualism is an asset. Candidate should have good communication skills.

During this outbreak period, interviews may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. As an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Seeking LGBT+ coordinator with a background in the justice system.
The main focus would be advocating for the rights of LGBT+ individuals in conflict with the law and/or at risk of homelessness/poverty.

Minimum 1-2 years experience required. Please submit your most recent, complete resume. 6 moths commitment minimum.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Apr 30, 2021