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Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

Kristy Taylor
Coordinator of Volunteers and Students
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Rd., 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2B 6R7

TEL: 613-820-4922 ext 341
FAX: 613-288-3407

E-mail: info@pqchc.com

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

At Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, we provide a range of health, community and social services. Core services include primary care, mental health, child services, multi-cultural programs and community development activities. We are located in the west-end of Ottawa and serves a catchment area characterized by significant cultural, racial and religious diversity. The volunteer program has been in existence since 1996, and has over 480 volunteers registered(59% are New Canadians). A community development, capacity building, and peopled cultured philosophy helps to guide and structure the program by supporting community members in authentic volunteer opportunities.


Volunteer Opportunities

To assist with administrative tasks related to the operation of the Specialized Preschool Programs.

• Assist with a variety of administrative and clerical duties
• Preparation of program materials: photocopying, filing, laminating, faxing and scanning
• Adhere to the policies and procedures of Pinecrest-Queensway CHC
• Good organizational and planning skills
• Good communication skills
• Computer skills in Google Chrome, Microsoft Word, Excel
• Able to use a photocopier, scanner, fax machine
• Willingness to learn
• Must be a team player who is flexible in assigned tasks
• Bilingual (French/English) preferred but not necessary
PQCHC, 1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON K2B 6R7


Approximately 4 hours each week, preferably on Friday mornings. Work schedule and hours will be arranged with the Senior Administrative Assistant.

Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Pathways to Education is an innovative community-based program designed to support high school students from low-income neighbourhoods to succeed in high school and move on to post-secondary education. We need knowledgeable and dedicated volunteers to assist high school students (grades 11 and 12) to grasp key scientific concepts and apply this knowledge to their assignments (i.e. lab reports, research papers, and essays). A grade 11 Physics tutor assists students to research and understand kinematics, forces, energy and society, waves and sounds, electricity, and magnetism. A grade 12 Physics tutor helps students to explore and examine dynamics (i.e. uniform circular motion, motion in a plane), energy and momentum, gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields, wave nature of light, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. Our tutoring sessions take place from 4:30 to 8:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at three locations in the West end of Ottawa. We host tutoring at our central Pathways site (1365 Richmond Road), at the Foster Farm Community Center (1065 Ramsey Crescent, in the gym) and at Michele Height Community Centre (2955 Michele Drive). The following steps will help us to best match you with your volunteer placement: Step 1: Download, fill out and submit the volunteer application form which can be found here:http://www.pqchc.com/downloads/Application form 112010 S.pdf. Step 2: After receiving your application, Volunteer and Student Services will contact you within three (3) weeks for an interview. Step 3: Submit 2 personal references during your interview. Step 4: Undergo a police record check before you begin your placement. Step 5: Attend a volunteer orientation session specific to the program Start making a difference!
Location: 1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
MUST Complete application at :
Wednesday evenings from 5pm-8pm (but 6pm-8pm works too)

Feb 7 – May 2

Looking for individuals who enjoy helping out with sports, cooking, arts n’ crafts and just plain old hanging out with youth.
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Mar 9, 2018
• Make phone calls to clients regarding their program participation, such as sharing information and scheduling appointments
• Greet and assist clients on-site when they arrive for appointments
• Maintain files and records in an efficient and organized manner
• Monitor the inventory of office supplies and place orders for CRA forms as needed

Please note: To apply for this position, please complete a separate application form, which is found here:


Please note that you will also need to register with the CRA as one of our volunteers. We can tell you how!

If you are interested in helping diverse low income community members to complete their 2017 income tax forms, you may want to consider volunteering with PQCHC. Our Free Income Tax Clinics operates on Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., during March and April. Opportunities to support small groups of community members at our location. We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills, bookkeeping skills, and experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds. Ability to speak different languages an asset (French, Arabic, Somali, Russian, Mandarin etc.). In order to best match your skills and interest with the volunteer opportunities available at Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, you will be required to: -Complete and return an application form. -Attend a personal interview. -Submit 2 personal references. -Undergo a police record check. -Participate in training and orientation session. - Register with CRA

*You can download the application form here:


Location: 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
To apply for this position, please visit our website and complete an application: http://www.pqchc.com/volunteers-students/volunteer-application/

School's Cool is a 6-week outcome-oriented school readiness program for children ages 3 to 5 years that uses a play-based curriculum to enhance children’s skills in 4 areas: language, reasoning, socialization and self-help.

Program volunteers provide program support so that facilitators can complete required assessments. Responsibilities include: greeting children warmly; assisting children with transitioning into the program; assisting children with the learning of routines and transitions; supporting facilitators by monitoring and interacting (playing) with children; helping to prepare snack for the children; helping children develop self-help skills (e.g. teach children to put on coats by themselves); use positive redirection to help children manage behaviour.

Applicants should have: previous experience working with children 3 to 5 years old; positive behaviour management skills; ability to work in a fast-paced setting; and good physical health and mobility.

The program runs for 6 weeks at different times during the year. Hours are 8:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday. At least one volunteer is needed for each day.
Location: 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 28, 2018