VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.
Organization: O/C Assoc.for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Availability: Weekends; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 10
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
1703 Robertson Rd., Ottawa, On
Good for people interested in: COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering; Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
If you love gardening and want to learn something new this could be the project for you. Learn all about planting, caring, and harvesting garlic. What it takes to get it to market! There is something for everyone. This can be done by yourself or in a group. Become part of a team to get a project completed and the satisfaction of helping out a non profit agency. This is a great team building activity for groups or family outing with a purpose.
How will the organization benefit?
Our Silver Spring Garlic Project is run primarily by volunteers. Many, many volunteers are needed to make everything happen. Money raised by the Garlic Project goes directly to helping the individuals we serve.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors (65+); GroupsApply