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The Council on Aging of Ottawa

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Sarah Bercier
Executive Director
The Council on Aging of Ottawa

101-1247 Kilborn Place
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1H6K9

E-mail: s.bercier@coaottawa.ca

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Seniors

The Council on Aging of Ottawa serves as a leading community voice in both official languages for Ottawa’s seniors. Our aim is to help Ottawa become more Age-Friendly by identifying and addressing issues and services that impact the lives of seniors.

www.coaottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

The ODC is a very active group involved in several initiatives to improve the quality of life for persons living with disabilities. If you support the vision of building a fully inclusive community in which all persons with disabilities have equitable access to the same opportunities and activities as other citizens of the City of Ottawa, this is an opportunity for you to meet people who share that vision and turn ideas into action.

The position of Co-Chair of the Ottawa Disability Coalition (ODC) is currently vacant. With the planned departure of the Chair in December 2021, the Chair position will also become vacant. It is urgent that a volunteer is found to work with the Chair and Coalition Members, to support the continuity of ODC efforts in Ottawa.

If you are interested in more information on the work of the Ottawa Disability Coalition, visit their website https://www.ottawadisability.com/ If you wish to be considered for the volunteer position of Co-Chair or have any questions about the ODC or this position, please send an email to the current Chair: Jerry Fiori at Ottawadisabilitycoalition@gmail.com.

A full description of the Co-Chair position can be obtained here (https://a68980db-086c-44c8-b244-2712ec278e25.filesusr.com/ugd/cf7ea4_d3761c0ef7b74571b7cfef7e9307d432.pdf). If you are not ready to try the Co-Chair role but are interested in the Ottawa Disability Coalition you might want to consider becoming a member-at-large on the Committee. A full description of the member-at-large position can be found here (https://a68980db-086c-44c8-b244-2712ec278e25.filesusr.com/ugd/cf7ea4_c979112669bc41b4ae8bbc979543feb3.pdf). Applicants for any position are encouraged to explain why they are applying and provide information on how their work and/or life experience will benefit the Coalition in moving its vision forward.
Location: virtual
Deadline: Nov 30, 2020