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: 50
Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Good for people interested in: Mentoring; Teaching/Tutoring
You will be working with: Children (0-10 years)
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Benefits to Employer-Supported Volunteers Knowledge of making a difference in a child s life Closer connection to local community Pride in company s corporate public image Improved well-being and stress reduction Benefits to Employers Improved relationships with community groups, the public, employees and other stakeholders Improved employee morale, productivity and loyalty Enhanced reputation and improved corporate public image Knowledge of helping to build healthier communities Potential economic benefits
How will the organization benefit?
Benefits to Students Regular one-to-one relationship with a reading/literacy buddy who can demonstrate and facilitate successful learning outcomes Improved literacy skills Enhanced self-esteem Early building of strong language foundation. Benefits to Community Additional people power to deliver needed community services New skill sets learned from employee volunteers Team building, leadership development Increased opportunities for financial support Raising profile of organization and its cause in the business community
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Groups
Vulnerable sector check required: YesApply