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The Good Companions

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Nikkie Snagg
Membership & Volunteer Services Coordinator
The Good Companions

670 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1R 6L2

TEL: 613-236-0428 ext 230
FAX: 613-230-2095

E-mail: info@thegoodcompanions.ca
Web: www.thegoodcompanions.ca

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors

The Good Companions is a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services in partnership with volunteers, to promote, enhance and support the well-being, independence and zest for living of both seniors and of adults with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area.

www.thegoodcompanions.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: The Good Companions
• Work closely with the LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator and OSPN
volunteers regarding logistics, conflicts, etc.
• Greet participants entering the Good Companions building
• Screen participants for Covid-19 symptoms
• Inform participants about Covid-19 safety protocols and program
information
• Provide information about membership at the Good Companions
• Show interested participants how to sign up for membership with
the Good Companions

Time Commitment

• Minimum 6-month commitment.
• 5 hours per month
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
• Work closely with the LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator and OSPN
volunteers regarding logistics, conflicts, etc.
• Support participants in getting around the Centre, giving
directions
• Assist facilitators and participants in classes/activities
• Other support duties as necessary

Time Commitment

• Minimum 6-month commitment
• 5 hours per month


Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions is looking for a Knitting and Crocheting leader. This position would lead a class on zoom and in person Mondays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
• Work closely with the LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator and OSPN
volunteers regarding logistics, conflicts, etc.
• Teach a skill or guide an activity with a group of participants
• Make participants feel as welcomed and comfortable as possible
• Record attendance of participants

Time Commitment

• Minimum 6-month commitment.
• 5 hours per month
Location: 670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
The Good Companions are looking for friendly and outgoing receptionists to answer calls and direct them to the appropriate staff. They also provide general information in-person and by phone. Weekly Shift available: Mondays, Tuesdays,Thursdays, Fridays from 10:00am to 2:00pm.This position requires an individual who is courteous and professional with excellent communication skills in English. Experience is an asset. This position requires the ability to multitask. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if interested.
Location: 670 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Organization: The Good Companions
Using your phone, the SCWW is free program/service for isolated seniors and adults with physical disabilities. It removes present barriers for those who cannot access activities in the center. Clients will have access to health, wellness, recreational and education programs, while establishing friendships and creating a new sense of belonging to the community and empowerment without having to leave their homes. We are currently looking for positive, friendly, welcoming volunteers who have experience with, or who are interested in facilitating weekday phone sessions. Volunteers are given some flexibility in their sessions, and maybe able to facilitate some programs from home.
Location: 670 Albert Street, Ottawa ON
Deadline: Nov 30, 2021