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Employment & Volunteering

Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
The Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OCAPDD) is looking for a Finance Manager.
• Posted: December 6, 2021
Carlington Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire Carlington
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for a Counsellor – Intake and Transitional Housing Support Worker – Temporary, full-time. Apply by December 2nd.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is looking for an Occupational Therapist, reporting to the ACT Team Manager, to work as an integrated member of the inter-professional care team and provide counseling, advocacy and support services to clients and families affected by mental illness. The Team works from a Psychiatric rehabilitation perspective, to provide client-centered treatment, rehabilitation, and support to ACT clients.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Lowertown Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for a Social Support Worker.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Hospice Care Ottawa
Hospice Care Ottawa is looking for an enthusiastic RPN who is passionate about providing the highest quality of hospice palliative end-of-life care. This temporary position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a change of pace and/or to develop and/or further their nursing skills in hospice palliative care, with the flexibility of a part-time schedule.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization is looking for a Clinical Counsellor - Youth Programs.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Ontario Nonprofit Network
The Ontario Nonprofit Network is seeking the services of an individual consultant or agency to lead the rebuild and redesign of their current Wordpress website, theonn.ca.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Cumberland Housing Corporation
Cumberland Housing Corporation is looking for TWO volunteer Board members. Please submit your resume or phone 613 841-0002 for more information. Learn more about the organization here.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a COVID Testing Nurse and a Community Health Nurse.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
CFS Ottawa / SFC Ottawa
CFS Ottawa is looking for a Bilingual Secretary. Apply by December 7th.
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Carlington Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire Carlington
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for Registered Nurses – casual and part-time job openings.  
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO). is looking for a part-time Crisis Counsellor. Apply by November 29th.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Veterans Affairs Canada / Anciens Combattants Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board launched an accessibility consultation on November 17th with Veterans, their family members and other Canadians. They need your feedback to learn about any accessibility barriers you or others may experience. This consultation can be found on the Let’s Talk Veterans platform until December 14th. The final report will be published on the platform in 2022.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Camp Misquah
Camp Misquah is looking for a Summer Camp Director for 2022. Part time in January, Full time in Summer. Contact for more info or Apply to board@campmisquah.com by December 15th.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Hospice Care Ottawa
Hospice Care Ottawa is looking for a RN - Community Hospice Care Coordinator - In-Home Support. This is a 30 hour/week position. Applications will be accepted until November 26th.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
BGC Ottawa
BGC Ottawa is looking for an Advancement Officer (full-time), Youth Development & Program Specialist (full-time, contract) and Intermediate Youth Worker (part-time).
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is looking for a Settlement and Integration Program Manager
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Centre Miriam Centre
Miriam Centre is looking for a Director.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa ouest
WOCRC is looking for a part-time bilingual receptionist. 10-15 hours/week. Reporting to the Reception Supervisor, the position is responsible for providing reception and some light administrative support to WOCRC programs. Please apply by November 19th.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Victimology Research Centre
The Victimology Research Centre is launching a national study on the well-being of service providers and volunteers working with victims and survivors of crime in Canada. They are looking for service providers and volunteers for victims and survivors of crime to participate in this survey.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa ouest
WOCRC is looking for a bilingual receptionist. Reporting to the Administration Supervisor, the position is responsible for providing reception and administrative support to WOCRC programs. Apply by November 19th.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire du sud-est d’Ottawa
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre is looking for a Bilingual Service Coordinator – Seniors & Adults with Disabilities (English & French; Arabic a strong asset). Apply by November 19th.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is looking for an Occupational Therapist.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa Ouest
WOCRC is looking for a Team Manager for Violence Against Women services. The role is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and developing WOCRC’s programs providing assistance to women and children living in our catchment. Please apply by November 15, 2021.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Nurse Practitioner
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Carlington Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire Carlington
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for a Counsellor – Intake Outreach, Temporary/Part-time
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) is looking for a Recruitment Specialist.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is looking for a Manager of Employment Services. You will help oversee, support and monitor all duties and responsibilities of staff connected to our employment programs: Employment Supports Program, Job Quest & Resource Centre. Please send your resume and cover letter to Sharon Lewis, Director of Programs & Services at slewis@causewayworkcentre.org Closing date is November 22nd at 12pm
• Posted: November 10, 2021
BGC Ottawa
The BGC Ottawa is seeking applications for a Full-Time Bilingual (English/French) Youth Development and Program Specialist with a background in sports programs. Applications are open until November 19th.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) is looking for a Project Manager for their Let Your Voice Count: Immigrant & Racialized Women Leadership For Systemic Change project.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre / Centre des ressources de l’Est d’Ottawa
The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre is looking for and Intake Resource and Referral Worker, a Poverty Reduction Worker, a Counselor and Group Facilitator - Violence Against Women Services and a Recreation technician: Community Support Services.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa Ouest
WOCRC is looking for a full-time bilingual paid driver. Evening/weekend availability required. Apply by November 12, 2021.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa Ouest
WOCRC is looking for part-time (up to 21 hours per week) paid drivers. Evening/weekend availability required. Apply by November 12, 2021.
• Posted: November 10, 2021

General Information

United Way East Ontario / Centraide de l’Est de l’Ontario
United Way East Ontario has shared its monthly newsletter.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region
The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region has launched its first ever 50/50 cash raffle in support of their 24/7 crisis and support line services. The draw will be running from November 15th until December 13. Electronic draw to be held on December 14th.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness has shared information on Housing First For Youth Vs. Housing First: What's the Difference?
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa has shared its Giving Tuesday campaign - funds will be directed to the Children who Witness Violence Program. The Simmerling-Epting Family Foundation will match donations to IWSO during Giving Tuesday up to $20,000 including annual donations.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Manor Park Community Council
Manor Park Community Council is looking for new local not-for-profit organizations interested in a long-term rental commitment for their new community hub being created in east Ottawa.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Epilepsy Ottawa
On December 8th, Epilepsy Ottawa will host a Cookie Decorating Night for children with epilepsy and their families, as well as adults living with epilepsy in the Ottawa Region.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
CLEO – On The Radar
CLEO just published their November On The Radar newsletter, including information on Special COVID-19 rules about rent increases ending December 31st.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Hospice Care Ottawa
Get a head start on your holiday shopping while supporting end-of-life care in our community! Visit the Holiday PopUp Shop, November 19-21, 10am-4pm at the Hellenic Event Centre (1315 Prince of Wales Drive) and shop local vendors and artisans. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and photo ID required to enter the PopUp Shop. Proceeds to benefit Hospice Care Ottawa. https://www.hospicecareottawa.ca/virtual-homes-for-the-holidays.html
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Hospice Care Ottawa
The annual fundraiser, Homes for the Holiday, launches November 18th! Virtually tour through exquisite home, beautifully decorated for the season, all in support of Hospice Care Ottawa.
• Posted: November 10, 2021

Health Information

Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County / Société de la démence d’Ottawa et du comté de Renfrew
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County have shared Tips for Making a Success of Your COVID-19 Vaccination
• Posted: December 6, 2021

News

Ottawa Community Foundation / Fondation communautaire d’Ottawa
The Ottawa Community Foundation has shared information about two upcoming Community Grants Program deadlines.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Camp Misquah
Camp MIsquah is having its Annual General Meeting on November 24th at Sandy Hill Community Centre, beginning at 6:30 pm. 2021 Report, Plans for 2022 and Board Election. Covid protocols will apply.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Prevention Awards
The first annual Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Prevention Awards will be held on November 17th.
• Posted: November 10, 2021

Support Groups

Bereaved Families Ottawa
BFO will host weekly Virtual Support and Share events in December.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
ABLE2
Register for ABLE2’s upcoming monthly Butterfly Group – group of individuals with disabilities and their friends and family who enjoy meeting each month to do fun, interactive activities together and socialize.
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Ontario Caregiver Organization
On December 2nd, the Ontario Caregiver Organization will host Caregiving During the Holidays: Expectation vs Reality, and Self-Care, a webinar to look at all the direct and hidden messages of how we should be feeling around the holidays and how it often collides with the reality of being a caregiver, which can include loss and grief. The holiday season is packed with messages that no matter what, life is good! However, this ideal is often not the reality, especially for those who are caregivers.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime / Centre canadien de ressources pour les victimes de crimes
The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime's monthly Loss to Violence Support Group is going national! For family and loved ones of homicide victims. This month, their group is being held virtually on November 18th at 6:30 PM EST as part of Victims Week.
• Posted: November 10, 2021

Workshops & Professional Development

CLEO – Community Legal Education Ontario
CLEO has announced the following new or updated family law publications: Family Law: Legal Help is a new publication which gives information about services and organizations that offer family law help and An Introduction to Family Law in Ontario and Making Decisions and Spending Time with Children have been updated to reflect changes in family law.
• Posted: December 6, 2021
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
On December 9th, Statistics Canada will host an Information Session about Intermediate Session on Considerations for Displaying Data – A Case Study
• Posted: November 26, 2021
The 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 26, 2021
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa will host Smart Aging workshops, including Taking Charge of Your Emergency Preparedness on December 8th
• Posted: November 26, 2021
ABLE2
Register now open for ABLE2’s upcoming virtual event on December 2nd to show you How art journaling can nurture your mental well-being.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
City of Ottawa / Ville d’Ottawa
On December 2nd, the City of Ottawa Accessibility Office will host an event to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD).
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Serenity Renewal
Starting in December, Serenity Renewal will host a new Parenting Skills Workshop on the Use/Overuse of Electronics to explore youth and teens’ use and overuse of electronics. It will give parents/guardians information on the effects of electronics on their child’s behaviour and the skills to set boundaries on the use and/or overuse.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Reach Canada
On December 2nd, Reach Canada will host a webinar Financial Planning: Tips and Strategies for Canadians Living with a Disability.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
ABLE2
Register for ABLE2’s January 25th, 2022, FASD Symposium – A new look at addressing mental health including stigma faced by people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
• Posted: November 26, 2021
ABLE2
Register now for ABLE2’s upcoming virtual webinar Connecting with Direct-Support Providers in your Community to be held on December 15th.
• Posted: November 26, 2021
Community Connections for Newcomer Employment (CCNE)
Community Connections for Newcomer Employment (CCNE), through Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre's Employment Services has shared its December 2021 Workshops Calendar.
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada has announced that a new training tool is now available: Statistics: Power from Data, intended primarily for high school and college students, but also for teachers and anyone interested in learning the basics to get the most from statistics.
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
On November 25th and 26th, Immigrant Women Services Ottawa will present the Conference on Building a Blueprint to address Gender-Based Violence against non-status, refugee and immigrant women across Canada.
• Posted: November 24, 2021
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness will host a new Training on Women’s and Gender-Diverse People’s Homelessness
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Reach Canada
On November 29th, Connecting Ottawa and Reach Canada will host a webinar on Updates to the Residential Tenancies Act.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Hire Immigrants Ottawa
On November 30th, Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host Emerging from the Pandemic - Employment Law, Regulations and Accommodation, an Employer Learning forum
• Posted: November 19, 2021
CLEO Connect
On November 30th, CLEO Connect will host Income benefits and COVID-19: What’s ended, what’s new and how benefits interact.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Social Planning Council of Ottawa
On November 23rd, Hate crimes are increasing in Ottawa. Join the Social Planning Council of Ottawa to find out what’s happening in the community to tackle hate crime. Tell them what your organization or neighbourhood is doing and how others can get involved, and share tools and information resources. The event will include a presentation of the most recent hate crime data.
• Posted: November 19, 2021
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre’s Employment Services
Please see the November Calendar attached for the workshops presented by Community Connections for Newcomer Employment (CCNE), through Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre's Employment Services.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services / Services d’emploi du Bureau des services à la jeunesse
On November 30th, YSB Employment Services, in collaboration with Invest Ottawa are hosting Are you struggling in finding qualified candidates? the first of a 3-Part Virtual Knowledge Exchange series for employers. Employer Insights: Uncovering the right talent
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative / L’initiative pour les enfants et les jeunes à Ottawa
The Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative will host a virtual event to learn more about how to become an IECMH Practice Change Champion! Please RSVP by November 29th at noon.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Victimology Research Centre
On November 19th, the Victimology Research Centre will host a Research Conference on with a keynote speaker on trauma stewardship, followed by focus groups (some will be used for research) in breakout rooms.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
ABLE2
Register for ABLE2’s and Reach Canada's virtual webinar The Criminal Justice System & Disability: Know Your Rights to be held on November 17th 2021
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Dress for Success Ottawa
The All Women Empowered (AWE) Annual Series is online and free to all! Focusing on workshops in French and English, this series gives women the tools they have asked for to build back better as the economy and businesses reopen. Click through to register for some or all of the workshops that will help you today!
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Dress for Success Ottawa
On December 8th, Dress for Success Ottawa will host “Tax Strategies, Investments And You!” a free AWE Series workshop. Women face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to investing in the future. Unfortunately, there are still many gender financial gaps that cost women time and money. In this workshop, Dahika Gauthier will discuss strategies to achieve your goals, including taxation and investments!
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Dress for Success Ottawa
On November 30th, Dress for Success Ottawa will host Thriving in a Hybrid World a free AWE Series workshop.
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Dress for Success Ottawa
On November 24th, Dress for Success Ottawa will host "Being Your Best Remote Self", a free AWE Series workshop by DFS Ottawa
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada will host free upcoming webinars: Webinar: Consumer Price Index: Understanding inflation, how it’s measured and what it means for you! in English on November 30th and in French on November 30th, and Results from the Canadian Survey of Cyber Security and Cybercrime 2019 in English on December 1st and in French on December 2nd
• Posted: November 12, 2021
Institute for Research on Public Policy
On November 16th, The Institute for Research on Public Policy will host a webinar on Expanding home care options in Canada.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Youth Services Bureau
The Youth Services Bureau Employment Services, in partnership with the Ontario Newcomer Trades Action Program, will host an LMI presentation with a focus on Skilled Trades
• Posted: November 10, 2021
TechSoup Canada
On November 25th, TechSoup Canada, in partnership with CharityVillage, will host a new webinar, The Resilient Nonprofit: New Strategies and Digital Tools to Thrive during COVID-19
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
The YSB Employment Services will be hosting 3 Youth Job Connection (YJC) Information Sessions each month until March 2022.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
The Door Youth Centre
The Door Youth Centre is welcoming new members between the ages of 12-18. Programs they offer include homework help, recreational activities and various social activities including dinner program and volunteer opportunities.
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services / Services d’emploi du Bureau des services à la jeunesse d’Ottawa
On November 16th, Youth Services Bureau Employment Services and Fast Forward French will hold a Career Information Session
• Posted: November 10, 2021
Hire Immigrants Ottawa
On November 30th, Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host an Employer Learning forum: Emerging from the Pandemic - Employment Law, Regulations and Accommodation event.
• Posted: November 10, 2021

 

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