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.
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 5
Location: Ottawa - East
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Volunteer Opportunity Address
215-1980 Ogilvie Road Ottawa Ontario K1J 9L3
Good for people interested in: COVID-19 Light Touch Volunteering; Transportation of goods
You will be working with: Seniors
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Many of our clients are unable to get out to purchase groceries and prepare meals for themselves. A volunteer would be providing an essential service to seniors in need. Making a lasting impact on someone's life and brightening their day is very rewarding.
How will the organization benefit?
We struggle to keep up with the demand for our services from seniors. We never want to turn clients away and having enough volunteers to provide this service ensures that we never have to say no to any clients.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors (65+)
Vulnerable sector check required: YesApply