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social committee member and event planner

Organization: Ancoura

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Apr 30, 2018


Ancoura is looking for people to help plan our Christmas Party, Annual Barbecue and to provide refreshments for our Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Orientation and Training evenings (held in the fall and spring). Volunteers would work with staff and become members of our Social Committee.


Liz Tyrwhitt



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Ancoura's office address is 30 Cleary Avenue in the west end of Ottawa. We are located in the lower level of the Unitarian Church of Ottawa, just east of Woodroffe Avenue. We have six townhomes in Ottawa, five in the west end and one in the east end.


Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Event planning and participation

You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteers would become members of the social committee and would gain experience in learning how to organize events. They would attend the events and get to know our Board Members, staff, volunteers and residents. They would learn about the challenges of adults living with mental illness.

How will the organization benefit?
Building community within our organization is an important Ancoura value. Throughout the year, we have a variety of events and need help with their organization. Ancoura would gain through the particiption of the volunteers organizing these events. The volunteers would help build community in Ancoura.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - Seniors; None of the above

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes