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Office / Accounting Support

Organization: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Ottawa Valley chapter

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Hull/Gatineau

Deadline: Mar 16, 2018


CPAWS Ottawa Valley is seeking a motivated volunteer to provide support in the office for about one day per week. The work would involve entering data collected on petitions and postcards into our database, performing basic accounting functions (inputting data, coding invoices, scanning them and forwarding to the accountant, filing the originals), helping to research grants and sponsorship opportunities as well as helping to keep the office organized, in particular developing an online repository of plans and other key documents for Board and staff to access.


John McDonnell



Volunteer Opportunity Address
15 Taschereau Street in Gatineau


Good for people interested in: Environment; Fundraising; Administration/Office; Accounting and finance

You will be working with: Men; 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?
This a good way to gain office experience and to hone organization and research skills. The opportunity will also allow the volunteer to learn more about how non-profit organizations operate, the role they play in shaping public policy and learn about local park and protected areas issues.

How will the organization benefit?
It is difficult to find funding to hire staff to perform these important functions within the organization. The volunteer would help free up staff time currently devoted to this work and would allow the organization to be more effective.

Organization category: Environment

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors

Public transportation available: Yes