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Organization: Shelter Movers of Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: none

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Mar 31, 2018


Shelter movers of Ottawa is a volunteer-based charitable organization that provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children experiencing abuse. We collaborate with community partners to help families transition to a life free of violence. Growing evidence suggests a significant long-term societal benefit as a result of breaking the cycle of violence.


Dianna Gardner



Volunteer Opportunity Address
all of Ottawa


Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods; Transportation of people

You will be working with: 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); Animals; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
There's no better motivation to lift and increase your fitness level than seeing a grateful smile from someone whose life has been better by your effort. Volunteering puts you in touch with a community of engaged, like-minded Ottawans. Shelter Movers offers ongoing training opportunities to help our people grow in their knowledge of the needs and experience of survivors of abuse

How will the organization benefit?
As a volunteer-based organization, Shelter Movers of Ottawa rely on the kindness and talents of a diverse group of volunteers both professional and ethnic. We are able to share our vision of creating a safe, empowering space for families to transition in dignity to a life free of abuse.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes