Organization: Circles of Support and Accountability - Ottawa
Commitment: Ongoing more than a year
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 20
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Volunteer Opportunity Address
211 Bronson Ave unit 207A, Ottawa (ON), K1R 6H5
Good for people interested in: Legal/Advocacy; Companionship/Visiting; Mentoring
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Homeless
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers, who are trained and screened (extra)ordinary citizens, will gain valuable experience working with a person who has been through the criminal justice system and is attempting to reintegrate in the community. They will gain knowledge of the criminal justice system, social services and the challenges involved in reintegration, in particular, relating to our target clientele. Experienced staff, members of CoSA’s Board of Directors and associated professionals offer on-going support to volunteers.
How will the organization benefit?
Circles of Support and Accountability depends on community volunteers to assist our core members in their reintegration process. Volunteers are an integral part of our organization - without volunteers, CoSA would not be able to function.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors
Police record check required: Yes