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: Bilingual
Number of Positions Available: 4
Location: Ottawa - East
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Virtual- by telephone
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering
You will be working with: Youth (19-24 years); Seniors
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The objective of the Virtual Vision Mate program to provide community-based support for those individuals who are blind or partially sighted, reducing the feelings of isolation that may already exist on a daily basis. The volunteer will be helping to change what it is to blind through human connections.
How will the organization benefit?
This program promote making lives better, encouraging social interaction for persons who are blind or partially sighted, thereby reducing isolation.
Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+)Apply