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CNEO News

211 Day – La Journée du 211
211 Day happens every year, on February 11th (2/11), and this year it's Canada-wide!  Please watch out for our publications, activities and people sharing in the news and on social media!
• Posted: February 10, 2021

Employment & Volunteering

Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario – Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
CNEO (Hey, that's us!) is looking for a Bilingual Resource Specialist and Translator and a Bilingual Resource Specialist / Data Editor
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Centre d’éducation financière EBO Financial Education Centre
The EBO Financial Education Centre is looking for an Executive Director. Apply by March 5th.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario – Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
CNEO (Hey, that's us!) is looking for Bilingual Information and Referral Specialists
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Service Coordination Support/Soutien
Service Coordination Support/Soutien is looking for new Board of Directors members.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels Ottawa is looking for a Bookkeeper. Apply by March 14th, 2021.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre is looking for a Bilingual Team Manager for Community Support Services. Apply by midnight, March 12th.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Ontario Nonprofit Network
ONN is looking for a Network Engagement Manager. Apply by March 12th.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Hire Immigrants Ottawa
On March 9th, Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host their 2021 Employers’ Summit: Brave New Future: How Businesses can Re-build for a More Inclusive Future. Password for Eventbrite Registration: HIOSummit
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway Work Centre's social enterprise, Good Nature Groundskeeping is looking to hire a Landscape Maintenance Supervisor. This is a seasonal position that starts April 16, 2021.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for Early Years Program Workers and a General Counsellor.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
The Youth Services Bureau Employment Services has shared its March 2021 Virtual Workshop Calendar.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Confederation Court Community House
Confederation Court Community House is looking for a Senior Child and Youth Worker.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region – YMCA-YWCA de la région de la capitale nationale
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region has shared its Employment Access Centres' Webinar Calendar
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region
The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region is seeking an enthusiastic Online and Educational Support Coordinator. Please send your cover letter and resume.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Institute for Research on Public Policy
The Institute for Research on Public Policy is looking for a new President & CEO.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is seeking Volunteers who are experienced in Human Resources and in Grants and Fundraising to fill positions on a working board.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
OCAPDD is looking for a Bilingual Director of Support Services.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Collaborative Justice Program
The Collaborative Justice Program: Restorative Justice Ottawa (CJP) is seeking a passionate individual with excellent communication skills to work as a Caseworker. They will provide restorative justice services. Apply by contacting Kimberly.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The SHCHC is looking for a Community House Coordinator and a Medical Office Assistant.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
OCISO is looking for a part-time part-time Project Coordinator (YESS Project) position with the YOCISO program. The deadline to apply is March 3rd.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway Work Centre: Our Solutions for Youth Employment Program starts soon.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
The Table Community Food Centre
The Table Community Food Centre is looking for Board of Director members. To apply, send a brief statement of interest and resume to: boardchair@thetablecfc.org, or by mail: 190 Gore St. E, Perth ON K7H 1A6.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) Employment Services will host workshops, including Behavioural Interviews, Industry Insights, Second Career Financial Forms Overview, Second Career Information Session and Resume Strategies.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
PQCHC's Community Connections for Newcomer Employment Program has shared its Workshops Calendar.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Ottawa Food Bank
The Ottawa Food Bank is looking for a Director, Communications & Development, and a Bilingual Intake Worker. Please see job postings for application deadlines.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
The Ten Oaks Project
The Ten Oaks Project has begun hiring for summer camp positions! Camp Ten Oaks is a two-location, one-week each, sleep-away camp for children and youth ages 8-17 from 2SLGBTQ+ (two spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) identities, families, and communities that first opened its doors in August 2005. It doubled in capacity in 2018 with the addition of our second location, allowing for nearly 200 campers.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Centretown Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire du Centre-ville
Centretown Community Health Centre is recruiting for a Bilingual Clinical Manager
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway Work Centre is looking for a bilingual Employment Support Specialist. Apply by February 19th.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Counselling and Family Service Ottawa / Service familial et counseling Ottawa
Counselling and Family Service Ottawa is looking for an Executive Director. Apply by February 26th.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Counselling and Family Service Ottawa / Service familial et counseling Ottawa
CFS Ottawa is looking for a Clinical Supervisor/Manager. Apply by February 26th.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
CharityVillage
CharityVillage has shared a COVID-19 Pulse Survey for Nonprofits and Charities on the Impacts on Staffing and Volunteering. How has COVID-19 impacted staffing and volunteering at Canadian nonprofits, now that we're a year into the pandemic?
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Medical Office Assistant - Oasis.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Ontario Native Women’s Association
Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is looking for an Anti Human Trafficking Lead in Toronto.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is conducting a survey on Homeless-serving sector training needs, to help better understand the homeless-serving sector’s training and professional development needs in Canada.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
City of Ottawa – Ville d’Ottawa
The City of Ottawa summer student recruitment is now open, for critical roles supporting essential services for summer 2021.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Ottawa Foyers Partage
Ottawa Foyers Partage is looking for Residential Counsellor Positions.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Community Legal Services Of Ottawa / Services Juridiques Communautaires d’Ottawa
Community Legal Services of Ottawa is looking for a Social Assistance Caseworker
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO) has shared its Annual Provincial Survey, to check in with community partners and supporters. The survey is only 15 minutes, and helps set priorities in the year ahead, particularly while the C-19 pandemic is still ongoing
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region
The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region is seeking an enthusiastic Online and Educational Support Coordinator. Please send your cover letter and resume by Monday, February 15th.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC)’s Chinese-Canadian Culture and Language Exchange Group program is looking for English speaking volunteers. Apply by February 26th.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is looking for a Team Supervisor (Bilingual Essential) and two Student Parent Support Workers (English Essential, Bilingual Preferred) for its Pathways to Education Program. Postings will remain open until filled.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Camp Misquah
Camp Misquah, a charitable summer camp for persons with developmental disabilities, is looking for 3 suitable volunteer candidates to serve on its Board of Directors, if possible with expertise in Finance, Legal, property or project management, fundraising and strong networks with other disability organizations. Nominees must be passionate about their work and willingness to actively participate as part of a team, impart expertise, share knowledge, and volunteer their personal time to support Camp Misquah programs and initiatives. Positions would be for terms up to Fall 2022, and are renewable. Please email your expression of interest by February 18th and the application will be sent to you.
• Posted: February 10, 2021

General Information

Parent Resource Centre
The Parent Resource Centre is offering free virtual activities for children ages 1 to 6: Fun with Science; Baking with Kids; Musical Performances; Puppetry; and Storytime! Take your pick… so many options for your family! These activities are a great way for your child to connect with other children their own age.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Greensaver
Greensaver is now offering the Energy Affordability Program, to help Ontario residents save energy, reduce costs and stay comfortable at home.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency has announced that the they will invest more than $10 million over three years in a new grant program to help organizations offset some of their costs.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Homeless Hub
Homeless Hub has just published its Newsletter, including information on Potential Economic Impacts and Reach of Basic Income Programs in Canada, a webinar on Revisioning Coordinated Access – Fostering Indigenous Best Practices Towards a Wholistic Systems Approach to Homelessness and more!
• Posted: February 23, 2021
The Small Nonprofit Podcast
The Small Nonprofit Podcast has posted an edition on Conflict Management with Claudia Aronowitz, including practical tips on conflict management.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Ottawa Legal Information Centre – Centre d’information juridique de l’Ontario
The Ottawa Legal Information Centre has shared its February 2021 Newsletter.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Information and Communications Technology Council – Conseil des technologies de l’information et des communications
On February 12th, the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)’s Digital Think Tank will present Indigenous EdTech, Teaching & Issues of Connectivity: A Panel Discussion that will explore the relationship between technology, Indigenous communities, and economic competitiveness.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
UWEO and NROCRC
For information about energy-assistance programs and additional supports, contact Heather (Outreach Coordinator for the United Way Energy Assistance Pilot at NROCRC) at 613-808-0284 or hbrown@nrocrc.org or visit their website.
• Posted: February 10, 2021

Health Information

Métis Nation of Ontario
Métis Nation of Ontario is hosting a Cannabis Education Workshop on February 19th from 11:30am-1:30pm. Space is limited to 25 people.
• Posted: February 17, 2021

News

City of Ottawa – Ville d’Ottawa
Ottawa’s Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan is being developed. The City wants to hear from the public and is offering multiple engagement opportunities until February 28. Join the conversation at ottawa.ca/CSWBP to take the survey, drop a comment in the virtual forum, or place a pin on the map showing where you want better services. You can register for a virtual community conversation meeting, or host your own session using the CSWB Community Toolkit.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Ottawa Community Foundation – Fondation communautaire d’Ottawa
The Ottawa Community Foundation's next Healthy Communities Initiative (application deadline is on March 9th at 8:00 PM EST. Funding can be used for adapting public spaces, or for programming or services that respond to COVID-19 and serve the public or a community disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
211 Day – La Journée du 211
211 Day happens every year, on February 11th (2/11), and this year it's Canada-wide!  Please watch out for our publications, activities and people sharing in the news and on social media!
• Posted: February 10, 2021

Support Groups

OCD Ottawa
OCD Ottawa‘s Support Group for ages 16+ meets virtually. For information and to join meetings contact info@ocdottawa.com. For guidance with treatment and support resources for family contact barb@ocdottawa.com.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Bereaved Families Ottawa
BFO will host Virtual Grief Support Programs, including Virtual Support and Share events.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Unsafe at Home – Pas bien chez soi
The Coalition to End Violence Against Women. along with Crime Prevention Ottawa, Interval House of Ottawa and the Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre, are collaborating for a text and chat service called Unsafe at Home for women and members of LGBTQ2S+ communities in Ottawa and Lanark County who may be living through increased violence and abuse at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime / Centre canadien de ressources pour les victimes de crimes
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime will host its peer support group for “Loss to Violence” for family and close loved ones of homicide victims, VIRTUALLY every last Thursday of the month. For further information, please see their Facebook page, Twitter, website, or by email at crcvc@crcvc.ca.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
OCD Ottawa
OCD Ottawa‘s Support Group for ages 16+ meets virtually on a weekly basis. For information and to join meetings contact info@ocdottawa.com. For guidance with treatment and support resources for family contact barb@ocdottawa.com.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Epilepsy Ottawa
Epilepsy Ottawa has announced the launch of two new programs for kids and teens: Helping Hands, a social group for kids and teens who have epilepsy and the Sibling Support Group, for brothers and sisters of people with epilepsy.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County have consolidated their in-person support groups to the following virtual meetings, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. They would also like to invite you to connect with them on their NEW Facebook Peer Support Community.
• Posted: February 10, 2021

Workshops & Professional Development

Steps to Justice
Steps to Justice now has information about Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care, including why it's important to have one, how to make one, how to change or cancel one and the role of an attorney.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host a series of Educational events, including Developing a Personal Continuity Plan on March 10th and What is Financial Planning on March 31st.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Connecting Ottawa
On March 11th, Connecting Ottawa, in partnership with Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) will offer a special information session for Ottawa front-line workers on how to assist clients with preparing a simple will, including an overview of CLEO’s Guided Pathways Tool.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Hire Immigrants Ottawa
On March 9th, Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host their 2021 Employers’ Summit: Brave New Future: How Businesses can Re-build for a More Inclusive Future. Password for Eventbrite Registration: HIOSummit
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
CERC has shared its March Calendar of Events including Worker Health & Safety in 4 steps, Job Search, WHMIS, Social Media and LinkedIn 1 on 1.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
CharityVillage
On March 4th, CharityVillage will host a webinar on GoFundMe Charity shutting down, and how to reduce the impact on organizations and 2021 fundraising goals.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Council on Aging of Ottawa – Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging will be hosting a series of online workshops, including the Smart Aging 8-week Core Program, and new elective workshops on Connecting at a Distance, Online Banking & Shopping, Healthy Eating, Emergency Preparedness and Mental Health.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
The Youth Services Bureau Employment Services has shared its March 2021 Virtual Workshop Calendar.
• Posted: February 26, 2021
City of Ottawa – Ville d’Ottawa
Ottawa’s Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan is being developed. The City wants to hear from the public and is offering multiple engagement opportunities until February 28. Join the conversation at ottawa.ca/CSWBP to take the survey, drop a comment in the virtual forum, or place a pin on the map showing where you want better services. You can register for a virtual community conversation meeting, or host your own session using the CSWB Community Toolkit.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region – YMCA-YWCA de la région de la capitale nationale
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region has shared its Employment Access Centres' Webinar Calendar
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
CERC has shared its February Calendar including Career Exploration, Second Career, Interactive Self Care, Next Chapter and LinkedIn 1 on 1.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa
On March 1st, Abbeyfield Houses Society of Canada will host a Virtual Tea and Tour of their facility to learn more about this non-profit seniors’ housing model and enjoy a cup of tea. Registered participants will receive a welcome email with details for the online event.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada will host free webinars: A Brief Overview of Statistics Canada’s Health Data in English (March 3rd) and French (March 4th); Demonstration of the Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics Hub in English (March 24th) and in French (March 25th); and Retail E-commerce: The COVID-19 Experience in English (March 30th) and in French (March 30th).  They’ve also published their February Business and Community Newsletter.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Will host Computer classes in March and April, for Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, and Caregivers.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
CLEO has 3 new publications on Indigenous rights with information about: Diversion, Bail and Sentencing.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
ABLE2 Ottawa
ABLE2 will host a series of Educational events, including Developing a Personal Continuity Plan on March 10th, and What is Financial Planning on March 31st.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) Employment Services will host workshops, including Behavioural Interviews, Industry Insights, Second Career Financial Forms Overview, Second Career Information Session and Resume Strategies.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
PQCHC's Community Connections for Newcomer Employment Program has shared its Workshops Calendar.
• Posted: February 23, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
CERC has shared its February Calendar including Worker Health & Safety in 4 steps, Job Search, WHMIS, an OPP Info Session, an Interactive Resume Workshop and LinkedIn 1 on 1.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Métis Nation of Ontario
Métis Nation of Ontario is hosting a Cannabis Education Workshop on February 19th from 11:30am-1:30pm. Space is limited to 25 people.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
CharityVillage
CharityVillage will hold upcoming webinars, including How to Build Trust and Engagement Online on February 18th, How the Nonprofit Sector Is Adapting to COVID-19 on February 25th and State of the Sector, Part 2 on April 8th.    
• Posted: February 17, 2021
CLEO Connect
On February 24th, CLEO Connect, in partnership with the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) will host a webinar on Housing and tenants’ rights during COVID-19
• Posted: February 17, 2021
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) will host a webinar on Moving Towards Data for Prevention in the Homelessness Sector, on how technology and data can be leveraged to better understand and prevent youth homelessness, and the immediate steps that can be taken to make this a reality.
• Posted: February 17, 2021
ABLE2 Ottawa
ABLE2 will host a series of Educational events, including Anxiety & Disability on February 11th, Transitioning from High School on February 18th, Developing a Personal Continuity Plan on March 10th and What is Financial Planning on March 31st. There will also be a Virtual Recreation activity for those living with disabilities: ABLE2’s Virtual Valentine’s Dance on February 13th.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Jewish Family Services of Ottawa
In February, Jewish Family Services of Ottawa will host A Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Based Workshop Series on How We Respond to Stress & Why it Matters.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
City for All Women Initiative – L’Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative will host Community Safety and Well-Being Consultations for the City of Ottawa.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
Steps To Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has new information about mental health.
• Posted: February 10, 2021
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
CLEO has shared its latest On The Radar newsletter on Getting COVID-19 benefits while on OW or ODSP.
• Posted: February 10, 2021

 

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