Commitment: Ongoing more than a year
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 1
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Fundraising; Administration/Office; Event planning and participation
You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a rewarding position where you will get a chance to make a difference for people living with mental illness. Ancoura is a small not-for-profit, charitable organization, founded in 2007, dedicated to providing stable homes and social support for adults living with mental illness. It was a winner of the Inspiration Award from the Royal Ottawa Hospital in 2013.
You will work with a group of dedicated volunteers on the board and volunteers involved with supporting the residents and the homes. Ancoura has strong community spirit. There are flexible working hours.
How will the organization benefit?
Ancoura is looking for a talented candidate to join our organization and play an essential leadership role within our community. Your management and leadership skills will benefit Ancoura as we move forward from our tenth anniversary. We have six townhomes in the community, with three residents in each home and a circle of 4-5 volunteers to support the residents. We are hoping to open a 7th home in 2018.
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - None of the above
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes