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Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

Mysa Saad
Volunteer Coordinator
Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1Y 1H3

TEL: 613-729-4817


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Men; Seniors; Women

Abbeyfield House is a non-profit organization that provides accommodation for 10 independent older adults. Each local Abbeyfield Society is comprised of a group of caring volunteers that initiate, support and guide the operations of the Abbeyfield House. Imagine enjoying life with no chores to do, no worries about the house, and delicious home-cooked meals. And, can you imagine having all this for an affordable monthly fee? The Abbeyfield concept is a small community of retired older adults living at Abbeyfield House, enjoying life - companionship when they want it, privacy when they need it.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a student, retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for a Fundraising volunteer to work with the Director of Grants and Fundraising to identify and write grant applications on behalf of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities for which Abbeyfield Ottawa is eligible;
Reviews list of projects and initiatives in need of funding and applies for grants as appropriate with guidance from the Director of Grants and Fundraising;
Applies for specific grants at the request of the Board of Directors or the Director of Grants and Fundraising
Ensures all applications are completed on time and include appropriate supporting documentation.
Track all submissions and ensure reporting requirements are met for successful applications.


Experience in grant writing an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
MS Office experience;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021