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Are you the ideal volunteer – patient, assertive and with a good sense of humour?


Organization: Citizen Advocacy Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Apr 27, 2018


Dalton would like a volunteer Advocate who would like to attend community events, see movies, watch sports and may be exercise together. The ideal Advocate would be patient, assertive and have a good sense of humour.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.


INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT mredpath@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522 ext. 222


Maria Redpath


Ext: 222


Volunteer Opportunity Address
1366 Clyde Ave, Ottawa K2C 3Z4


Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes