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.
VO members are not-for-profits and charities in Ottawa and surrounding regions including Renfrew, Lanark, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott Russell and Hull/Gatineau. They range from small, grassroots organizations to large institutions that have been part of the Ottawa community for decades, and they offer a wide range of valued services. Their work impacts health services, education, social services, crisis intervention, housing, community improvement, culture and recreation and the environment. They serve children and youth, immigrants, refugees and new Canadians, indigenous peoples, seniors, persons with disabilities, the homeless, the hungry, the disadvantaged, people with medical conditions, and other vulnerable populations and important causes.
The programs and services that VO offers are critical to the ability of the region’s not-for-profits to deliver their much needed services.
They become members to take advantage of:
See our Member Directory below for an alphabetical list of VO members. For those looking for volunteer opportunities, click on the member name for information on volunteer opportunities.
VO also offers individual membership with limited benefits.