COVID-19 Update

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.

VOices Blog Members Home Events English | Français Shopping Cart
Skip to main content
Inside Banner

Twinning with an immigrant family


Organization: FCDEE

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 20

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Oct 30, 2020


CESOC is a non-profit organization. It works to help ethnocultural Francophone newcomers to settle well, adapt well and better integrate into the Canadian living environment. To do so, it needs, among other things, volunteers who can help them practice and strengthen their English, teach them about Canadian culture, help them know how to do research and apply to a job, as well as help them better. succeed in their community connection.


Abdelkader El Habziz


Volunteer Opportunity Address
CESOC : 107-815 St-Laurent Boulevard Ottawa ON K1K 3A7


Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Companionship/Visiting; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Men; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
It is always profitable insofar as it makes it possible to feel a belonging and a participation in community development in addition to the acquired and enriched experience and the learning about other cultures.

How will the organization benefit?
CESOC offers free information, orientation, referral and other services to help newcomers better integrate into Canadian society. A good part of the work of the volunteers allows this mission to be successful.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Youth (11-13); Families; Children (under 10)

Police record check required: Yes