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Tattoo Event

Organization: The Door Youth Centre

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Jan 29, 2019


installationX is putting on a third party fundraiser for The Door Youth Center in July 2019. installationX is an event where tattoo artists donate a day of their time, participants get tattooed, and the cost of the tattoo is donated to The Door. The event will be held at one of Ottawa's art galleries. This is a premium event, with people being tattooed amongst other pieces of art while listened to live music. The event will also be catered by some up and coming restaurants. All proceeds go to support The Door Youth Center.

The Door is a drop in center in the Chinatown neighbourhood. They help kids ages 12-18 with a 'survive then thrive' approach. When a kid comes into The Door, they are first given what they need to survive. Things that they can't necessarily get from their home. A full dinner, access to hygienic products like deodorant and tampons, and even free clothes to fit their growing bodies. They are then given access to programs to left them thrive by lifting them out of their environment. They are given access to computers to do their homework, free tutoring, free music lessons, boxing lessons, etc. All of programs are designed to give these kids structure and the tools needed to set them on a different path for the rest of their life.

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in joining our planning committee. Fundraising and event experience are a bonus, but not a necessity.


James Don-Carolis



Volunteer Opportunity Address
755 Somerset St W, Ottawa ON K1R 6R1


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Communications and Marketing; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals

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 aim to provide volunteers with responsibilities and experience that helps them work towards their own personal goals. Volunteers are welcome to stay on after the first event if they wish.

How will the organization benefit?
The Door will benefit by installationX's fundraising efforts, allowing The Door to do more of the awesome work that they do.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes