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Vector-Borne Community Liaison

Organization: City of Ottawa - Ottawa Public Health

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 20

Location: Flexible

Deadline: May 31, 2019


During June and July, go door to door with west nile virus fact sheets and offer to do a backyard check to see if there is a catch basin or any standing water. If no one is home, leave a door hanger with information behind. Participate in Ottawa Public Health information booths with fact sheets for west nile virus.


Lola Dube-Quibell


Ext: 23724


Volunteer Opportunity Address
100 Constellation Drive
Mail Code 26 - 42, Ottawa, Ontario, K2G 6J8


Good for people interested in: Health Care

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?
Increase knowledge about west nile virus
Increase knowledge about the areas of the City of Ottawa
Professional development opportunities
Approved out of pocket expenses

How will the organization benefit?
Reduce stagnant water breeding ground for mosquitoes
Extend reach of west nile program
Reduce possible exposure to west nile virus

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes