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Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario (hey, that's us!) have shared our List of Out of the Cold locations (Ottawa) 2022-2023 (updated November 23rd).
• Posted: November 30, 2022

Employment & Volunteering

Centretown Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire du Centre-ville
The Centretown Community Health Centre is looking for a Bilingual Communications Officer and a a Bilingual Human Resources Assistant.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Vanier Community Services Centre / Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Vanier CHC is looking for an Social Worker to provide a range of high quality services to support the Vanier community in their efforts to improve their quality of life. You have until December 9th to apply.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for a Headstart Teacher.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Ontario Native Women’s Association
Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre is looking for a full-time Adult Day Program Assistant, and a part-time Adult Day Program Assistant.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre is looking for volunteers to help unload the food trucks on Mondays at two of their Food Bank- Foster Farm and Pinecrest-Terrace.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) is looking for a full-time Digital Literacy Coordinator. Apply by December 5th.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Lowertown Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for a Bilingual After-School Program Facilitator.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Bruyère
Bruyère is looking for Physiatrist, Full-time. Apply by December 1st.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is looking to hire a Outreach Community Support Worker and a part-time Youth Facilitator. Apply by December 12th.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre is looking for a On site Early ON Playgroup Assistant.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Caldwell Family Centre
The Caldwell Family Centre is looking for members to join their Volunteer Board of Directors at the Governance Leader and General Member. Apply by December 12th.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa is looking for a Community Justice Worker / Program Facilitator and a Community Liaison Worker (OCDC).
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Information and Communications Technology Council
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is looking for an Education Coordinator (Eastern Canada).
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Aphasia Centre of Ottawa
The Aphasia Centre of Ottawa is hiring a Bilingual CDA and a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist. Please apply through Indeed.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is now recruiting for the Youth LEAD Program for newcomers under 30 in Ottawa who have arrived in the last 10 years.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre is looking for a Bilingual Community Health Worker –Primary Care Outreach (Seniors) and an On site EarlyON Relief/Casual Registered Early Childhood Educator
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Carefor Health & Community Services
Carefor is looking for volunteers in their day programs for people living with dementia or at Respite House, a 24-hour respite facility for people living with dementia. These include Volunteer Musicians, Day Program Volunteers and Respite House Volunteer. Please contact Beth at bmonaco@carefor.ca for more details.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Vanier Community Services Centre / Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Clinique juridique francophone d’Ottawa (CJFO) s seeking a Paralegal to be part of a multidisciplinary team at the Vanier Community Services Centre to receive and sort requests for services for the Legal Information Line program, as well as for the CJFO. Apply by November 28th.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Vanier Community Services Centre / Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Vanier Community Service Centre is looking for an Intake Worker to facilitate the helping relationship process by offering information, prevention, education and intervention services to meet the needs of individuals and/or families. Apply by November 22nd.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
VHA Health & Home Support
VHA (Ottawa) is seeking 2 Navigators, to assist patients of the Ontario health care system to navigate the health and social service systems and a Supervisor working in their Home Support/Homemaking program. Apply by November 30th.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Centre for Resilience and Social Development
The Centre for Resilience and Social Development is looking for respondents for its strategic planning survey.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ottawa Food Bank
The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for an Office Coordinator! We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, a retirement savings plan, and a health and wellness spending account. Most of all, we offer a chance to work with an amazing bunch of people that are dedicated to helping people facing food insecurity!
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Centre Miriam Centre
The Miriam Centre is looking for an Administrative Finance Officer.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Cumberland Housing Corporation
The Cumberland Housing Corporation is looking for an Office Assistant and a full time Maintenance Assistant. To apply, contact Dave Lewis 613-841-0002.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ontario Native Women’s Association
The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is looking for a full time Justice Coordinator in Ottawa.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Vanier Community Services Centre / Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Vanier Community Services Centre is seeking a Youth Worker to facilitate programs in schools and other community locations and to develop programming that meets the needs of children and youth from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Apply by November 11th.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Medical Office Assistant (Health Services) and a Medical Office Assistant (Oasis)
• Posted: November 9, 2022

General Information

Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has new information to help tenants understand their rights and responsibilities when they make decorative changes to their homes.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
McMaster University
Watetu wa Gichuki from McMaster University has shared a text on Connecting the Shadow Pandemic of Violence Against Women and Homelessness.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared their November 16th Communiqué.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Hintonburg Community Association
On November 26th, the Hintonburg Community Association will host its Hintonburg Artisan Craft Fair.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Charity Village
Charity Village has shared a new publication: Cybersecurity Challenges: A Risk Management Guide For Nonprofit Organizations And Their Boards 
• Posted: November 23, 2022
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre
On December 3rd, the Good Companions Seniors’ Centre will host a special event: the Christmas Bazaar and Craft Studio Sale.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Nepean Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre
On November 29th, Giving Tuesday,- NROCRC (Nepean Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre) invites you to spend $20 to sponsor a week's worth of fresh produce for a household struggling with food insecurity.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared an Information Sheet on a new benefit, the new "Catch Up Payment" benefit to help pay for student learning supports to help fill gaps that may have emerged because of COVID 19
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Second Harvest
Second Harvest have shared their 2022 Annual Report.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has information about people who are not Canadian citizens and who have committed a crime.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect has just shared its On the Radar Newsletter, including information on Changes to benefits aimed at rising cost of living and the Minimum wage increase.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Muséoparc Vanier / Vanier Museopark
The Vanier Museopark has just published its November Infoletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ottawa Restorative Justice Network
The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network has shared its October ORJN Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation
The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) has shared the Ontario Renters Guide, which provides renters in Ontario with key information about the three stages of their tenancy: starting, maintaining, and ending their tenancy, and also includes a list of the top ten tips that all renters in Ontario should know.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa offers Rainbow Families Art & Play Group for 2SLGBTQI+ families and families with gender diverse children ages 0-6. First Saturday of every month.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Ontario Legal Information Centre / Centre d’information juridique de l’Ontario
The Ontario Legal Information Centre has shared their November 2022 Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Organisme de soutien aux aidants naturels de l’Ontario / Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization has shared its October Newsletter.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa have shared their November 1st Communique.
• Posted: November 9, 2022

Health Information

Canadian Red Cross
The Canadian Red Cross has shared a First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies online training and a Become an Opioid Harm Reduction Champion online training.
• Posted: November 23, 2022

News

Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario (hey, that's us!) have shared our List of Out of the Cold locations (Ottawa) 2022-2023 (updated November 23rd).
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Ottawa Collaborative for Parenting Support / Collectif d’Ottawa pour le soutien des parents
On November 28th, the Ottawa Collaborative for Parenting Support task group hosted an Information Session on the launch of a new campaign and poster, and to meet with partners 1Call1Click, 211 (hey, that’s us!), Parenting in Ottawa, and the Parent Resource Centre.  Download and share the Just Ask poster!
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Catch Up Payments / Paiements de soutien pour le rattrapage
Apply for direct Catch Up Payments to get $200 to $250 to help pay for student learning supports to help fill gaps that may have emerged because of COVID‑19. As a parent or guardian, you can use this one-time funding for things that best suit your child’s needs like tutoring services, supplies and equipment. These Catch Up Payments are available to parents to help their child get back on track during the 2022–23 school year.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
ABLE2
On January 24th, ABLE2 will host its 2023 FASD Symposium (Virtual Edition). The FASD Symposium is Eastern Canada’s largest annual gathering of everyone connected to the FASD community.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
The Council on Aging of Ottawa
On November 19th., join the Council on Aging of Ottawa for this 4th Annual COA Men's Breakfast, in celebration of International Men's Day, featuring speakers with meaningful messages to share. The event will be held as an in-person breakfast (or online if you wish).
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Ottawa Riverkeeper / Garde-rivière des Outaouais
The Ottawa Riverkeeper will host its Annual public meeting on November 22nd.
• Posted: November 9, 2022

Support Groups

The Royal / Le Royal
The Royal will host many different Family Information and Support Groups in December!
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region
BFO will host weekly Virtual Support and Share events in December.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
AL-ANON/ALATEEN
Al-anon and Alateen are holding free, daily online Help Friends and Families of problem drinking meetings, no referral needed. Safe, anonymous, confidential. Contact for more information and a meeting list : www.al-anon-ottawa.ca, 613-860-3431, ottawaais@yahoo.ca
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Compassionate Friends (The) Ottawa Chapter
The Compassionate Friends, a peer support group for bereaved parents who meet virtually the first Thursday of the month (7-9 pm) on Zoom and in person the third Tuesday of the month from 7-9 pm at Tubman’s Funeral Home (lower level) 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean. For further information, please contact: (613) 612-4951 or e-mail: tcfottawa@gmail.com or https://tcfottawa.net/monthly-sharing-circles/
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Compassionate Friends (The) Ottawa Chapter
On December 11th, Compassionate Friends (a peer support group for bereaved parents) will host the 2022 Worldwide Candlelight Ceremony. For more information call (613) 612-4951 or e-mail: tcfottawa@gmail.com or check online.
• Posted: November 14, 2022

Workshops & Professional Development

Mental Illness Caregivers Association
On December 1st, the Mental Illness Caregivers Association (MICA) and the Caregiver Resource Hub will host a workshop on managing your home as an asset – estate planning options in support of caregivers caring for persons living with mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities planning for the housing needs for their loved ones when they are no longer able to care for them or when they are gone
• Posted: November 30, 2022
CLEO Connect
On December 8th, CLEO Connect will host a webinar on Gender-based violence: strengthening supports and services for Muslim women and girls.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County / Société de la démence d’Ottawa et du comté de Renfrew
Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County has shared its December Calendar of Live and Virtual Events.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC)
The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is offering various workshops in December regarding employment opportunities. To register and learn more click here.
• Posted: November 30, 2022
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
On December 7th, Statistics Canada will host a workshop on 2021 Census Webinar Series: Education, Labour, Language of work, Commuting, and Instruction in the minority official language.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Centre d’Éducation Financière EBO/ Financial Education Centre EBO
The Financial Education Centre EBO provide budget coaching services to help people face their reality and set financial goals. Financial education can also take place within an organization or school, upon request, through workshops or through the Personal Finance: I’m in charge program in partnership with Desjardins.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
CharityVillage
On November 30th, CharityVillage will hold a panel discussion on fundraising trends and technologies.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Rural Ottawa Youth Mental Health Collective
The Rural Ottawa Youth Mental Health Collective is looking to partner with youth groups/sport teams or community associations to offer free mental health workshops for youth in rural Ottawa. Email meagan@ruralOttawayouth.ca or see the flyer for more detail.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
On November 24th, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation will host Look Good Feel Better for those affected by cancer.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
On November 29th, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation will host Simmer and Social for those affected by cancer and their caregivers.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
On December 7th, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation will host Moments of Meditation, a free session for those affected by cancer and their caregivers. Sign up today!
• Posted: November 23, 2022
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
On December 7th, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation will host Root in Nature: For Individual With Cancer.
• Posted: November 23, 2022
CNFS – Volet Université d’Ottawa
On December 7th CNFS - Volet Université d'Ottawa will host a free webinar, offered in French only entitled Le poids : on en parle ou pas?
• Posted: November 23, 2022
CLEO Connect
On November 17th, CLEO Connect will host a webinar on Planning for the Future: Preparing a Power of Attorney, Part 2 - Property.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Ottawa Public Library
On November 24th, the Community Employment Resource Centre will host an Interview Preparation workshop at the Beaverbrook Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab
The Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab will host a webinar on Using Data and Evidence to End Homelessness: Drawing Lessons from the United Kingdom.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
CLEO Connect
On November 24th, CLEO Connect will host a webinar on Navigating the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
• Posted: November 14, 2022
The Counselling Group
On November 30th, the Counselling Group will hold a free event titled Psychedelic Assisted Therapies: Opportunities for Mental Health and Spiritual Care Professionals. It is open to the public and participants are asked to register.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host in-person and/or virtual webinar series “The Independence Workshop Series”.  The next editions will be on November 23rd and December 7th.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Compassionate Ottawa
On November 24th, Compassionate Ottawa will offer a free virtual workshop on grief and bereavement. This workshop is open to the general public and will offer a comprehensive overview on what grief is and will also offer practical tips and tools to help the community better support one another during a grieving process.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario
On November 17th, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO) will host a webinar on Peer to Peer Support: For older adults and those who support them, presented by Jason Balgopal, Assistant Crown Attorney.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
OCYI’s Ottawa Collaborative for Parenting Support
On November 16th, the OCYI's Ottawa Collaborative for Parenting Support, in collaboration with Crossroads Children's Mental Health Centre will host a Practice Change Champions workshop on Working with Challenging Behaviours: Supporting Front-Line Service Providers.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa
On December 8th, the Ottawa Police Service will host its 7th Annual Human Rights Learning Forum (HRLF): A Healing Journey: Understanding the Trauma of Hate and Bias.
• Posted: November 14, 2022
The Door Youth Centre
The Door Youth Centre has shared their November Calendar of Events.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa offers to host Around the Rainbow, training and education on sexual orientation, gender diversity and gender expression to the private sector, non-profit and government organizations to create inclusive services and workplaces for 2SLGBTQI+ communities.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Hire immigrants Ottawa
On November 24th, Hire immigrants Ottawa will host its Employer Learning Forum: Two New Laws: The Right to Disconnect and Employee Electronic Monitoring - What Ontario Employers Need to Know.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa / Bureau des services à la jeunesse d’Ottawa
The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa's Employment Services has shared its November 2022 Events Calendar.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa – Société d’aide à l’enfance Ottawa
On November 21st, the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa will host a workshop on the Duty to Report.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Connecting Ottawa
On November 17th, Connecting Ottawa and Reach will host an Educational Session on Housing for Front-Line Workers
• Posted: November 9, 2022
CharityVillage
CharityVillage has shared its latest CV Connects episode on Does the nonprofit sector need a "Home in Government"?
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is now recruiting for the Internationally Trained Professionals Program for newcomers to Ottawa who have arrived in the last 10 years.
• Posted: November 9, 2022
Inform Ontario
Inform Ontario will host a Fall 2022 Online workshop series. It is a set of 3 online workshops Cyber Security: What Nonprofits need to know to protect their Organizations and  Protecting your workstation/home office from cyber attacks on November 17th, and I&R Day Discussion on November 23rd.
• Posted: November 9, 2022

 

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