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Organization: The Catholic Centre for Immigrants, Ottawa
Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 20
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
613 282 5162
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Currently volunteering happens through online platforms or by phone. Pre-COVID, opportunities were in different neighbourhoods of the city. The office is located at 219 Argyle Avenue, K2P 2H4.
Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Mentoring; Teaching/Tutoring
You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; 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)
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers have the opportunity to have a direct, positive impact on the lives of people in need of support. Volunteers can learn about another culture and gain a better understanding of the challenges of starting life over in a new country. Volunteers have the satisfaction of making Ottawa a more welcoming city while helping others to achieve their dreams.If interested, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
How will the organization benefit?
The volunteers help us in our goal of building a welcoming community and supporting newcomers integrate into Canadian society. If interested, please send your application to email@example.com
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); Families; Groups
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes
Police record check required: YesApply