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 gratefully acknowledges the financial support of United Way East Ontario, the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Foundation.

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Statement about COVID-19

eNewsletter/04. COVID

As a precautionary measure and in response to recommendations from government and public health agencies, Volunteer Ottawa has made the decision to hold all workshops on-line until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, by email or by phone at 613-736-5266 x114.

We are still 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
  • Risk management
  • Diversifying revenue
  • Strategic Planning
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Communications
  • Communications planning
  • Volunteer Management

…And many more!

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