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Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education

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Anne Brouillard
Program Coordinator
Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education

Ottawa Network for Education

900 Morrison Dr. Suite 205
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2H 8K7

TEL: 613-366-3085 x.255
FAX: 613-726-3443

E-mail: abrouillard@onfe-rope.ca
Web: www.onfe-rope.ca

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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)

Ottawa Volunteers In Education (OVIE) is the only centralized, multi-board school volunteer program in Canada that addresses the increasing demands and declining resources that are part of our public education, while fostering stronger community linkages. More than 1,500 seniors, university students, retirees, New Canadians and other members of our communities are meaningfully engaged in elementary, intermediate and high school curriculums in either official language within the Ottawa region. Matched to a school of their choice volunteers work with individual students or in small groups under the direction of a teacher. The Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program enriches and enhances a student's learning experience. The program brings together volunteers, schools and students illustrating the spirit of collaboration.
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Notre vision 
Nous misons sur un avenir dans lequel Ottawa ouest se compose de collectivités saines, dynamiques et sécuritaires, où tous ont accès aux services et aux ressources dont ils ont besoin pour assurer leur santé et leur mieux-être. 
Notre mission
Au CRC d’Ottawa ouest, nous collaborons avec nos partenaires à l’établissement, à la prestation et à la coordination de services communautaires, sociaux et de santé destinés à nos populations diversifiées. Nous nous sommes en outre engagés à assurer un accès permanent à des services francophones de qualité pour certains de nos programmes. 
Bénévoles dans l’éducation d’Ottawa (BDEO) est, au Canada, le seul programme de bénévolat en milieu scolaire centralisé regroupant plusieurs conseils scolaires. Ce programme pallie à l’augmentation des besoins et au manque de ressources qu’on observe présentement dans notre système d’éducation tout en construisant d’importants liens avec les membres de la communauté.
Plus de 1 500 bénévoles (personnes âgées, étudiant(e)s universitaires, retraité(e)s, nouveaux arrivants et autres membres de la communauté) sont profondément engagés au sein des écoles de niveau élémentaire, intermédiaire et secondaire des deux langues officielles de la région d’Ottawa.
Jumelés à l’école de leur choix, les bénévoles travaillent auprès d’un seul étudiant ou d’un petit groupe sous la supervision d’un enseignant.
Le programme Bénévoles dans l’éducation d’Ottawa enrichit grandement l’expérience d’apprentissage de l’étudiant. Ce programme rassemble bénévoles, écoles et élèves illustrant ainsi l’esprit de collaboration.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has a few elementary schools looking for volunteers to assist in their Autism Unit.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.(Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
You have a passion for plants, growing and learning, our students need you!
We need volunteers to help and support our Ottawa students with our Classroom Gardens program.
This hands-on, cross-curricular indoor school gardening programs helps students to learn how to grow healthy food and how to use it for better nutrition.
You can help by watering, taking care of the plants and our tower gardens and ultimately by supporting the well-being of our students.
Volunteers are needed for September. All volunteers require screening and a cleared Vulnerable Sectors Police Check.

Location: OCDSB schools offering the program
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Many elementary schools within the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)are now offering full-day classes and care for Kindergarten students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE)program are looking for volunteers who can help in a Kindergarten classroom setting to assist the teacher with the daily routines. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Volunteers needed to support children and adult English language learners. Volunteers will receive training before being matched to support students in Pre-K to Grade 12 or in the Adult LINC programs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily English language learning opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians.

Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line through ONFE). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is completed and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Adult High School - Central Orientation Class is designed for newly-arrived students between 18 and 20 years of age who require ELD support. They receive English Language and Math support. Students leave the Centre to take other courses at the Adult HS or to enter the workforce.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

A RECENT POLICE BACKGROUND CLEARANCE TO SERVICE THE VULNERABLE SECTOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Adult High School Rochester Street
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
English Language Development (ELD/ESL) - (English Language Development (ELD), English as a Second Language (ESL)) tutors/volunteers needed to support 500 Syrian refugee students who are coming to our OCDSB schools and require extra support.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

You would be working with students primarily on their English (reading & writing) along with assisting them to adapt to their new environment. Self-paced training is required (approx. 3 hours), details will follow upon your registration. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
The Community Living Class at Bell High School serves students with special needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Opportunities for reading buddies, games, art and crafts, caller for time bingo, cooking, field trips computer skills. There are a maximum of 10 students per classroom. Bell would like to have volunteers join the program and share their interests and talents. They are always open to new ideas and they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Bell High School Nepean
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
The Heart of the City Piano Program is committed to bringing the joy of music to the lives of the socio-economically under-privileged children of Ottawa.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Requires a recent vulnerable sector police check (PVSC) clearance for service with the vulnerable sector. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If interested please contact the Heart of the City Program Piano Program Coordinator(s) at : uottawa.hcpp@gmail.com. After you are pre-approved by the Heart of the City Coordinator(s) please go ahead and register on-line at: www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time to meet to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
What is your company doing to promote literacy? NOTE: This is a group volunteer opportunity--you need to lead a team of volunteer readers from your organization.

If you want to volunteer as an individual please register as OVIE volunteer www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application. If you have a team of readers for OttawaReads please proceed to register for this position. The Ottawa Network for Education s OttawaReads program is a unique school/business partnership that draws volunteers from the corporate and public sectors to read one-on-one with children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classes in Ottawa schools. After attending an orientation/training session in their place of work, volunteers fulfill a weekly or bi-weekly one-hour commitment to read to students in local schools. Each participating organization is partnered with a school in their own geographic location. The number of volunteers requested from each organization is based upon the size of the company and the requirements of the partnering school. We currently have several schools on the waitlist for new OttawaReads partners. Can you help? Be a team leader in your place of work!
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
In 2005-06 the Ontario government initiated the Student Success Program within secondary schools as one response to the severe drop-out rate of high school students.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) has received requests from Ottawa high schools to recruit community volunteers interested in providing tutoring support (under the direction of teachers) to individual students in their Math, English, Science or History Credit Recovery Program. Most of these students, many of whom are new Canadians, respond very well to working with a tutor on a weekly basis. We are looking for volunteers who can help them focus, explain concepts as they work, assist them in organizing materials, and provide encouragement as they progress in all subjects. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
General Classroom Assistance - Volunteers are assigned to a specific teacher and carry out various tasks depending on the teacher's needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The following are some typical examples of areas where volunteers are needed: General Classroom Assistance Remedial/Special Education MentoringTutoringCoaching LanguagesLibraryEarly LiteracyComputers/TechnologyMath/Science A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Help a child understand math concepts by becoming a math tutor.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Professional development training, facilitated by OCDSB Math coaches, will be offered periodically during the school year. Attendance to at least one session is recommended. Invitations to attend training sessions with more details will be sent periodically to all interested Math volunteers. If you are interested in helping students in Grades 3 to 8 become enthusiastic and successful in Math we would really appreciate hearing from you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/ scheduling. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteers will be asked to perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is welcoming volunteers who can read to students and/or work with students in some of their French Immersion classrooms (K-6). Your role as a volunteer and the schedule is determined at your school interview prior to beginning your placement. A police vulnerable sectors check is required.
Location: Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) Elementary Schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Volunteers are needed at Clifford Bowey PS - Special Education School. The school was opened in 1970 to meet the academic and social needs of students with developmental delays/disabilities.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

Assistance is often required in their leisure and therapeutic pool and/or in their music and movement classes. If you think you can assist, they would be delighted to welcome you! A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your gift of time.
Location: Clifford Bowey School
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assist in acquiring English proficiency.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily ESL opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians. You will provide assistance to students who need assistance understanding English in general. Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: various schools
Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
You have a passion for plants, growing and learning, our students need you!
We need volunteers to help and support our Ottawa students with our Classroom Gardens program.
This hands-on, cross-curricular indoor school gardening programs helps students to learn how to grow healthy food and how to use it for better nutrition.
You can help by watering, taking care of the plants and our tower gardens and ultimately by supporting the well-being of our students.
Volunteers are needed for September. All volunteers require screening and a cleared Vulnerable Sectors Police Check.

Location: OCDSB schools offering the program
Deadline: Sep 6, 2018