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Facilitator- Sewing Circle

Organization: Carlington Community Chaplaincy

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Jan 25, 2019


We're looking for a volunteer to facilitate the Sewing Circle: a pilot programme set to begin late this September and continue into December, after which the theme will undergo review.

What you bring to the table: Armed with a thorough knowledge of sewing and embroidery/knitting, you create projects for participants based on their abilities. This program seeks to foster a sense of community and friendship, while working towards concrete goals.

The successful candidate will be a compassionate, empathic individual who works well independently to plan each class (1.5 hours, once a week) to suit people of all skill levels. They are self motivated and outgoing, able to facilitate an environment that nurtures growth.


Zahra Mitra



Volunteer Opportunity Address
102-1465 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z8L9


Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing; Teaching/Tutoring; Event planning and participation; Arts, Crafts and Photography

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); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteer will be able to strengthen their abilities in communication and facilitation. Be a part of a great community and meet new people.

How will the organization benefit?
You'll be helping us to promote our programs and fostering a safe space.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability; Groups

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

CPR certification required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes