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.
Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)
"Tamir is a proud and caring team of participants, families, volunteers and professionals dedicated to assisting people with developmental disabilities realize their potential in a supportive Jewish environment through opportunities for personal growth and community involvement."
We believe it is essential that our work reflect our commitment to:
-Creating a Jewish environment within Tamir which supports Jewish learning, individual spirituality and the values of Jewish life;
-Respecting, celebrating, promoting and responding to the uniqueness, potential and ability of each individual participating in Tamir's many programs
-Involving families as partners in the planning, delivery and evaluation of services to our participants;
-Helping individuals, families and volunteers to achieve their goals;
-Being accountable to the individuals and community we serve;
-Advocating with and on behalf of the community of individuals and families whom we serve and with whom we have common interests;
-Supporting a healthy work environment and life-long learning for our staff and volunteers.