Volunteer Roundup: Ottawa’s Latest Volunteer Opportunities

Summer may be flying by, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out, and get involved! If you’re looking for a way to get out. Call 613-736-5270 or visit www.volunteerottawa.ca to learn more.

Data Entry Role: The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CICO) is looking for a volunteer to liaise with agencies to update, gather and verify record information including programs offered, areas served and all other pertinent details. Working with staff members for guidance, this opportunity will be extremely helpful in keeping the organization organized and serving the community to the best of its abilities. Interested? Contact Melanie at melanie.pilon@cominfo-ottawa.org or by phone at 613-683-5400 ext 5506.

Join the fun! Become a Rez Volunteer (Aug. 31 – Sept. 3) Almost 3000 students are about to move in to residence at the University of Ottawa, coming from all over Ontario and beyond, even from foreign countries. There are a number of positions available including greeting attendant, parking attendant, drop-off zone attendant and many more. Becoming a Rez Volunteer at the University of Ottawa means you will be helping with the moving in of almost 3000 residents. Be prepared for a fantastic day! Contact Monique or Talina at rzbv@uOttawa.ca or 613-562-5800 ext. 3165.

Celebrity Look-a-likes Wanted: Do you want to be the “STAR” that you have always dreamed of? Volunteer Ottawa is looking for famous movie actor/actress look a-likes to volunteer at our Annual VOscars Gala Fundraiser! Are you a natural Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Hugh Jackman, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, or Julia Roberts? Any other famous actor/actress? You will be the star walking our guests down the red carpet as they enter. Last year, we had two amazing volunteers (Lindsay Lohan & Megan Fox), and what a hit they were! We are also looking for someone to be our Golden VOscar! Please contact Paula Coons at paula@volunteerottawa.ca if you are interested and available on Thursday, September 20th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm.

VOscars Look-a-Like

Music Makes the World Go Round: For many of us, there’s nothing like hearing that great song on the radio, and even better when it’s live. Same thing goes for the residents at Peter D. Clark. Volunteers Musicians are needed to play piano at meal times or entertain residents in group events. Not only does it brighten the home, it provides an uplifting environment. If you’re looking for a gratifying experience, look no further. Contact Tony at tony.sponza@ottawa.ca or 613-580-2424 ext 30011.

Is Accuracy your middle name? Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region is looking for Data entry Specialist. Working with other data specialists and assisted by staff, this person is key to keeping online records up-to-date. These records are critical for obtaining funding and for keeping in touch with people who want to stay involved with BFO and aware of our programs and special events. If you are detail oriented, organized and unafraid of technology. Get in touch with Robin at outreach@bfo-ottawa.org.

Good Eats: Do you know the Canada Food Guide like the back of your hand? Interested in healthy eating and in encouraging and helping someone else make healthy choices? LiveWorkPlay is looking for a Nutrition Coach for a person with an intellectual disability would like to meet you. Contact Fran to set up an interview or get more information! She can be reached at fran@liveworkplay.ca or 613-702-0329.

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