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AIDS Committee of Ottawa

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Peter Szanto
Coordinator of Volunteer Resources
AIDS Committee of Ottawa

19 Main Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 1A9

TEL: 613-238-5014
FAX: 613-238-3425

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

The AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO) works to provide support, prevention, education and outreach services from an integrated anti-racism anti-oppression social justice framework that promotes the holistic wellbeing of those living with, affected by, impacted by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa.

www.aco-cso.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Objective:
• To help in creating accessibility to our services by offering free childcare for service users when required

Responsibilities:
• Engage children and facilitate safe and age appropriate recreational activities, games and group activities
• Help with serving food to children
• Encourage cooperation and sharing among children
• Help keep children’s’ space tidy and clean
• Flexibility to pick up other tasks as they come up
• Childcare volunteers are not responsible for feeding, toileting, or disciplining children. We ask that you connect with parents for support around these issues.

Required Qualities and Skills:
• Comfort and ability to work with children ages 5 to 15
• Ability to form relationships with and engage children in play or other activities
• Friendly personality
• French language skills an asset

Other Requirements:
• Police/Vulnerable sector record check (we can provide a form and reference to wave the fees if you don’t already have one)

Time Commitment and Place:
• Every Monday from 5-7:30 you will help support our African, Caribbean and Black Health Zone attendees in their childcare needs.
• 4 hour weekend shifts (2-6pm, third Saturday of each month),
• Living Room (Drop-in Centre at 19 Main St) and 221 Nelson (Sandy HIll Community Health Centre) or various locations for outings


Training and Orientation:
• HIV 101

Evaluation and Follow-up:
• On-going discussions and support as required

Location: 19 Main Street, Ottawa, ON K1S 1A9 (on Saturdays)
221 Nelson Street (on Mondays)
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019

AIDS Committee of Ottawa
COOKING VOLUNTEER


Contact: Peter Szanto, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources
Phone Number: 613-238-5014 ext 228


Objective:
• To prepare evening meals for social and support groups

Responsibilities:
• Prepare meals for groups between 10 to 35 people on site in the Living Room Kitchen
• Communicate with Coordinator of Volunteer Resources in advance to finalize last minute details

Required Qualities and Skills:
• Comfortable working in a drop-in setting
• Familiar with cooking and kitchen equipment
• Ability to plan and work within a strict budget
• Open to learning about HIV/AIDS, sexuality, addictions and mental health, homelessness and poverty

Time Commitment and Place:
• Approximately 3 hours for each meal preparation
• Typically shifts will be in the afternoon (1-4/ 2-5)
• Shifts are assigned according to availability of volunteer each month
• On location in the Living Room

Training and Orientation:
• HIV 101 (mandatory)
• Orientation to the Living Room and kitchen area

Evaluation and Follow-up:
• On-going discussions and support as required

Please send a resume to peter@aco-cso.ca with the subject heading: (Volunteer Ottawa Cooking Volunteer)
Location: 19 Main Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 1A9
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
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It will be on March 8 from 10-12 and 1-3.
Location:
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Deadline: Mar 1, 2019