Organization: Ottawa Family Cinema Foundation
Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year
Availability: Weekends; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 10
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
710 Broadview Ave Ottawa, ON
Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Entertainment; Retail
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); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
We do participate in the Community Service program for High School credit which is an opportunity to support a community non-profit organization benefiting families and individuals. Many students stay on and continue to volunteer years after finishing their hours. For more mature volunteers it is an opportunity to be part of a group of individuals from all walks of life who are interested in providing quality family entertainment to those in need as well as the general public. You will have to opportunity to learn many aspects of running a cinema that takes a school and turns it into a full scale modern theatre with box office, snack bar, novelty movie items and with Dolby 3d and surround sound. It is more than just showing a movie...the audience is integrated into the show with draws for prizes, birthday recognition, and much more.
How will the organization benefit?
We have been in operation for over 35 years, depending on volunteers to maintain and grow the Ottawa Family Cinema. We need keen volunteers such as yourself with vision and enthusiasm to facilitate the continued operation of the cinema and all its activities.
Organization category: Culture and recreation
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24
Public transportation available: Yes
Suitable for community service hours: Yes