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.

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Statement about COVID-19

eNewsletter/04. COVID

Volunteer Ottawa is planning to hold our courses in person, while respecting Public Health directives regarding allowable group size and physical distance requirements. We can also accommodate participants online via Zoom, using any web-enabled device such as a computer, tablet, or a smartphone. We will be monitoring the advice and directives from relevant public health authorities, and will inform participants of their learning options for courses they have registered for.

If you have any questions, please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, by email or by phone at 613-736-5266 x114.

We are also available to meet your training needs through online learning. Everyone can participate in discussions, including break-out discussions, can see presentations, and come together at this difficult time.


Customized Workshops

Volunteer Ottawa offers workshops customized for your organization. Whether it is training for Board members, management or staff, we will meet with you to determine your needs, develop workshop that meets your requirements, and deliver it at your workplace. We can offer anything from a ½ hour lunch-and-learn to a full day staff retreat.

customizedwkpssm.jpgCustomized learning experiences can be offered on any of the following topics:

  • Not-for-profit governance – Board training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Management

If you need custom training for another topic, please contact us directly to discuss options.

For more information, contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer,  or 613‑736‑5266 x114.