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.
Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 1000
Deadline: Sep 25, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Mentoring; Writing; Teaching/Tutoring
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Youth (19-24 years)
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Make a difference in the lives of students who need support. Help students to gain social, academic and life skills. Competencies Developed: Interpersonal communication. Plan and co-ordinate. Needs assessment. Coaching. Develop others. Problem-solving. Respect. Adaptability. Understanding diversity. Support communication. Creative thinking.
How will the organization benefit?
Students you support will gain: improved academic skills self-confidence increased sense of self-worth
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians
Vulnerable sector check required: YesApply