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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

E-mail: info@onyxcommunityservices.org

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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

Looking for a helper in snow removal tasks
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Looking for a handy man who can replace & Repair Doors and door locks. Toilets, Toilet pumps & plumbing. Painting, Replace screen on doors and windows and all other plumbing and general minor repairs around the house.
Location: 256 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Looking for a handy man who can replace & Repair Doors and door locks. Toilets, Toilet pumps & plumbing. Painting, Replace screen on doors and windows and all other plumbing and general minor repairs around the house.
Location: 256 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Job purpose

The role of the administrative assistant is to ensure efficient and timely operations of the office so as to support and enhance the work of the organization. The administrative assistant will work under the supervision of the executive director or the designated supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities

• Operates office equipment and computers utilizing a variety of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
• Prepares presentation materials, forms, letters, etc. utilizing layout, formatting and keyboarding skills using computer
• Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone or in writing
• Performs database searches to input, retrieve and report information.
• Maintains manual and computerized filling and retrieval systems for records/documents, including file correspondence, records, reports, inventory data and manuals
• Drafts standard letters and memoranda, maintains files, prints and distributes materials, photocopies documents and sends facsimiles
• Collects, sorts, date stamps, distributes, prepares and processes forms and documents, including mail, fax, statements, invoices, reports, vouchers, cheque requisitions, cash, and receipts
• Receives documents/applications, invoices/monies from the public or other levels of government and ensures accuracy and completeness. Issues/completes receipts/documentation. Receives balances and records payments and completes receipts
• Coordinates meeting room bookings and special requirements for meetings. Attends meetings, takes and transcribes minutes as required
• Prepares purchase requisitions and performs associated follow up including monitoring of contract balances, commitment levels and status of documents in accordance with divisional processes
• Directs and/or guides and/or checks work of other staff
• Monitors, orders and maintains supplies/resource materials for unit or other locations
• Performs other related duties as assigned


Key Qualifications
• Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
• Averagebkeyboarding, proofreading and data entry skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and ability to develop solid professional internal and external work relationships with various levels of staff, other organizations and the public. Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work in a high pressure, high volume team oriented environment with minimal supervision, working independently and cooperatively with other members of the staff.
• Ability to identify and analyze problems with inefficiencies and develop effective solutions and solve problems.
• Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact - you will be working with vulnerable populations
- Must be comfortable dealing with harm reduction kits and people dealing with mental health issues

Education and Experience

• Experience performing various clerical support duties, some of which must relate to the actual job duties.
• Experience in using computerized software programs which include MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel,etc...
• Answering phones
• Experience in preparing detailed correspondence, summaries, reports, statements and documentation requiring the interpretation and application of a wide range of administrative practices.
• Experience providing customer service and responding to inquiries.

Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and/or weekends 12-5.
The ideal person would be able to commit for 3-6 months, 1-3 shifts a week, and is able to commute to the Vanier area (OC Transpo Route #12 and #19 nearby)
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
good knowledge and experience with addiction clients, including group or one on one counselling. 12 steps, AA and NA,
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours,. areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and/or education related to the position. Bilingual asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Professional writing abilities needed
Public speaking
Location: 265 Montreal Rd, Vanier, ON K1L 6C4
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
We are looking for dedicated volunteers to rejuvenate the LGBTQ+ program within ONYX Community Services - create events and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
We are looking for volunteers for the ONYX Women's Circle to plan, assist and contribute to our weekly events and activities. For this position, you need to be a people-person, open-minded and willing to help coordinate the events.

Nous sommes présentement à la recherche de bénévoles pour assurer plusieurs postes au sein d’ONYX, autant au sein du programme des femmes, LGBTQ+. La contribution de nos bénévoles peut prendre plusieurs formes, tels que communications, collecte de fonds, finances et travail social (comme du conseil) - même en venant aux réunions elles-mêmes. C'est un excellent moyen de construire son CV et de contribuer aux groupes vulnérables de la communauté. Bien que nos services sont offerts principalement en anglais, nous aimerions avoir des bénévoles qui puissent les offrir en français.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Vanier
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
security guard needed to monitor the building
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Dec 30, 2019
Looking for a volunteer to promote our services by attending functions, and connecting in person with the community
-long term(at least 6 months)
-Bilingual asset
Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Job purpose

Typically, the broad range of duties assigned to a law clerk includes conducting legal research, preparing bench memos, drafting orders and opinions, proofreading the judge's orders and opinions, verifying citations, communicating with counsel regarding case management and procedural requirements, and assisting during courtroom proceedings.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
- Must have no criminal record
- Must have knowledge in GPS tracker devices
- Must be flexible to attend court, follow court procedures and able to take the stand to inform about GPS monitoring devices
- Must be available to complete training (part-time)
Location: 265 Montreal Road
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Job role
Assist in preparing for trials, hearings, and closings.
Must be licenced paralegal
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
The Executive Director is the key management leader of Onyx Community Services. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
Onyx Community Services is a nonprofit organization that offers counselling and psychotherapy services, community reintegration programs for those in conflict with the law, and addiction support to those who have nowhere else to turn. We also provide social workers to help folks with a variety of needs and to access services in the community.
Location: https://onyxcommunityservices.org/
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Looking for a general operation manager, must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week work. experience an asset
Must have 2 years of managerial experience. Experience with volunteer an asset.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Nov 30, 2019