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Committee Members - Social Inclusion

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Organization: The Council on Aging of Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 27, 2021

Description

Committee Members play an active and engaged role on their committee, contributing relevant knowledge, skills, and expertise and carrying out specific activities aimed at determining and furthering the priorities of their committee.

Do you know what it feels like to be invisible? Have you been affected by ageism? Are you passionate about ensuring all older adults are connected? If so, we’d like you to Chair our Social Inclusion Committee.

At the COA we believe all older adults can, and should, be socially engaged and have opportunities and support services in their community to connect them with others and needed services. The Social Inclusion Committee works to identify issues of at-risk groups in particular, and possible actions that can be taken.

French and English language skills would be an asset. We also recognize the diversity of the population we serve and encourage applicants who reflect this diversity.

Contact

Sarah Bercier

613-789-3577

Ext: 102

s.bercier@coaottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
217-815 St-Laurent Blvd. Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7

Details

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

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