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Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

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Mysa Saad
Volunteer Coordinator
Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1Y 1H3

TEL: 613-729-4817

E-mail: volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca
Web: www.abbeyfieldottawa.org

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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.

www.abbeyfieldottawa.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a 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.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Legal Director. The Director of Legal is responsible for all matters of a legal nature that concern Abbeyfield Ottawa, for ex. review of its insurance policies and contracts. The Director of Legal is not counsel to the Board and provides only legal information, not legal advice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Lead the annual renewal process for property and directors’ liability insurance policies;
- Respond to legal questions from the Board concerning Abbeyfield Ottawa as they arise;
- Assist in the development and review of contracts, policies and agreements concerning Abbeyfield Ottawa, as requested;
- Keep up to date on developments in the field of non-profit law, and inform the Board of these developments as necessary.
- Attend monthly meetings and present a report to the Board;
- Keep records of all policies, contracts and agreements.

Qualifications:
A degree in law (i.e., JD or LLB);
Call to the Bar of Ontario or of another province is preferred;
Experience in corporate and/or non-profit law;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
Strong written and oral communications skills.

Estimated Time Commitment:
20 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Are you a 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.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Director of Grants and Fundraising to coordinate and report on all grant applications and fundraising activities for Abbeyfield Ottawa.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Work with the Board of Directors to identify projects for which to apply for grants

- Identify, research and report on potential grant opportunities

- Develop and submit grant applications

- Track grant submissions and report to the Board of Directors on success of all applications

- Work with the Board of Directors and other volunteers to organize fundraising events (e.g., garage sales, walks, dinners etc.)

- Recruits volunteers, in conjunction with the Director of Volunteering, to support or organize such events

- Work with property manager and Treasurer to ensure funds are received and spent appropriately

- Ensure all reporting requirements are met for successful grants by working with appropriate Board members

- Attend monthly meetings and present a report to the Board

- Keep records of all fundraising and grant activities and ensure they are filed appropriately with the Secretary of the Board

- Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure thank-you letters are submitted to granting organizations and that major donors are recognized on the website


Qualifications:
A background in grant writing is an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Deadline: Jan 30, 2021