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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

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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

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 Director of Grants and Fundraising for our Board of Directors.

The Director will:
- organize activities to raise funds, grants, or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the organization;
-participate in the design and production of promotional materials;
-raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.

The following skill sets would be assets:
Sales and negotiation abilities
Communication skills
IT skills
Good organisation
Administrative skills
Resourcefulness
Creative thinking
Effective problem solving

Fundraising for a charity can be an immensely satisfying job. It is particularly well-suited to those who are looking for flexible or family-friendly volunteer work.

Please email volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca for more information!
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Deadline: May 30, 2019
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the community?

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 an IT Support volunteer! Abbeyfield Ottawa’s information technology consists of Google Suite for Email and Data with approximately twenty users; social media presence (website, Twitter, Facebook), Desktops, Laptops and other hardware (Smart TV, Internet Router, Printers).

Duties: The IT Support Volunteer is responsible maintaining and troubleshooting Information Technology hardware and software including but not limited to the Abbeyfield Google Suite for Email and Data, Windows-based desktop/laptops, servers, networking & mobile devices, website (using Wordpress), and antimalware solutions.

The Volunteer assists the Director of Information Management/Information Technology in supporting Abbeyfield’s overall mission following all standards, policies, procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.
Some of the typical duties of IT Support Volunteer include:
Deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and support of all IT systems, including Google suite, website, servers, PCs, operating systems, interfaces, telephones, software applications, printers, etc.
Execute scheduled maintenance, routine tasks, updates, and upgrades.
Manage system accounts for staff and volunteers
Monitor, investigate, diagnose and solve software or hardware failures
Coordinate hardware replacement or repair
Create and maintain up to date IT related documentation


Qualifications: The IT Support Volunteer must have experience with networking principles including the setup, configuration, and administration of routers, switches, network printers, email clients, and websites. The candidate must be familiar with various computer hardware, software, and peripherals, and be able to work independently in performing support and routine maintenance. Experience with the Google Suite would be ideal.

Time Involvement: 2-4 hours per week. Much of the work may be conducted off site; however the IT Support Volunteer must be available to be on site for two hours per month for meetings and/or to conduct some of the hands-on work at the House.

Please email volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca for more information!
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 30, 2019
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the community?

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 volunteers to interact with and help serve lunch to our residents any day of the week from 12pm to 1pm!

Please send an email to volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca if you are interested!
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 15, 2019
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.

We are looking for a new member for our Residency Committee. Must have previous experience with seniors.

Description:
• Participate in monthly residency meetings on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

• Discuss agenda items including issues relating to the wellbeing of current residents, problem solving, planning events, and handling enquires from people in the community who are interested in living at Abbeyfield.

• There is also an evening Residents' Meeting once every two months. This meeting gives the residents an opportunity to voice any ideas, questions or concerns they may have.
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 1, 2019
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 residency committee secretary that will assist with:
--Liaising with the Chair, House Manager and Committee Members to plan meetings
--Receiving agenda items from committee members
--Circulating agendas and reports
--Taking minutes of Residency Committee and meeting with residents
--Circulating minutes at least one week prior to meeting
--Checking that agreed actions are carried out.
--Keeping up-to-date contact details (i.e. names, addresses and telephone numbers) for the management committee and (where relevant) ordinary members of the organization.
--Filing minutes and reports
--Compiling lists of names and addresses that are useful to the organisation, including those of appropriate officials or officers of voluntary organisations.
--Keeping a record of the committee's activities
--Keeping a diary of future activities

The Residency Committee meets once per month for 3 hours (typically the 2nd Wednesday of the month, in the morning).
Time commitment: 6 hours per month.

This position is ideal for someone with understanding of meeting procedures and skills in minute taking.
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON
Deadline: May 1, 2019