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Committee Chair - Pedestrian Safety and Walkability Sub-Committee


Organization: The Council on Aging of Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 27, 2021


Committee Chairs provide leadership and direction to their specific committee to achieve its work. They work closely with and are supported by committee members, staff, the Board, and others in the community. They are knowledgeable regarding the issues that their committee represents.

Chair, Pedestrian Safety and Walkability Sub-Committee

Have you ever wished that city streets and sidewalks were safe and accessible for seniors and people with disabilities year-round?

As Chair of this committee, you would work with a COA staff member and a team of dedicated volunteers to coordinate the Snow Moles Program and assessments (audits) of the walking conditions in Ottawa neighbourhoods. For further information on this program contact snowmoles@coaottawa.ca.


Sarah Bercier


Ext: 102


Volunteer Opportunity Address
217-815 St-Laurent Blvd. Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7 and virtual at the present


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The COA offer an intimate and dynamic environment where the right person will be able to grow and utilize their skills while benefiting older adults in the Ottawa area by contributing to making our city more age friendly.

How will the organization benefit?
The COA will benefit through the participation, expertise and engagement of it's committee members in making Ottawa more age-friendly.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Seniors (65+)

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes