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Liz Tyrwhitt
Volunteer Coordinator

30 Cleary Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2A 4A1

E-mail: liz@ancoura.ca

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Our mission at Ancoura is to provide a nurturing and fulfilling environment for persons living with mental illness, through stable, affordable housing and a supportive community.

We believe in the possibility of a compassionate society, free from stigma and discrimination, where people living with mental illness are full, contributing members.


Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Ancoura
The Visiting Volunteer provides companionship to Ancoura's residents in their townhomes. The volunteer will help to reduce the loneliness and isolation of the residents. The duties of the position include visiting the townhome where the residents reside, engaging in friendly conversation, daily tasks and leisure activities such as sharing a meal, watching a hockey game together or going on outings in the community. The visiting volunteer attends monthly volunteer meetings with the other volunteers in the house and with the Ancoura Coordinator to share information about the residents' progress and to plan activities.
Location: Our office is at 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON K2A 4A1 and six of our townhomes are in the west end of Ottawa and one is in the east.
Deadline: Sep 30, 2018
Organization: Ancoura
Ancoura is looking for two people who could help with handyperson tasks, such as cleaning, painting, hanging curtains or pictures or yard work, in our residences. The volunteer would work from time to time on an as-needs basis or occasional basis.
Location: Our office is located at 30 Cleary Avenue in the west end of Ottawa. The volunteering would take place in one of our seven residences, six located in the west end and one in the east end.
Deadline: Sep 30, 2018