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Addiction Worker - Phone Suport


Organization: Onyx Community Services

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Jul 27, 2020


We are looking for an individual to provide phone support during the current COVID19 crisis. The individual should have good knowledge and experience with addiction clients, 12 steps, AA and NA.

Candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Bilingualism is an asset. Candidate should have good communication skills.

During this outbreak period interviews may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. Experience is an asset. As an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in.



1 888 833 5303

Ext: 5

Volunteer Opportunity Address
265 Montreal Rd, Ottawa ON


Good for people interested in: Counselling; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This will give you an opportunity to upgrade and maintain current skills. You will receive after 300 hrs, a letter of good standing and reference letter for employment.

How will the organization benefit?
It will help others in the community especially during the current crisis that we are facing

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - None of the above

Public transportation available: Yes

Police record check required: Yes