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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.

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Virtual Vision Mate Grocery Shopper


Organization: CNIB

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Renfrew

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021


For Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, physical distancing can present a unique set of challenges
With physical distancing measures in place, it can be difficult for people with sight loss to pick up their groceries and prescriptions. If you're willing to help, we'd love to hear from you. Together, we'll ensure our community stays connected. We currently have a need for a volunteer to assist with picking up groceries for a participant weekly or bi-weekly in the area of Arnprior.
You can enquire to, or apply through the CNIB website link, and identify grocery shopping in Arnprior in your interest form.


Tracy Holland


Ext: 5094

Volunteer Opportunity Address


Good for people interested in: COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+)

Suitable for community service hours: Yes