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Organization: Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 2
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Nov 1, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
130 Wren St. RR1
Good for people interested in: Social Media; Writing; Communications and Marketing; Fundraising
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Disadvantaged; 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
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This would be an ideal opportunity for someone recently retired from advocacy and outreach who is looking for additional engagement in the non-profit sector. The position involves charitable experience for those wishing to continue in the not for profit sector. Also an opportunity for someone recently retired to continue to contribute in an unstressed manner and to provide direct relief through better nutrition, health and education in India and for Worldwide Refugees.
We are all volunteers in this small, nimble organization and your work will be from home.
How will the organization benefit?
You will develop and maintain platforms for outreach and advocacy to help research, create and implement our outreach strategy.
Organization category: International
Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks
This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Persons with a disability
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes
Police record check required: YesApply