Community Information Bulletin

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Employment & Volunteering

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Harm Reduction Worker and an Administrative Assistant.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre / Centre de santé communautaire du sud-est d’Ottawa
The South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre is looking to hire a French Language Instructor, Casual Registered Early Childhood Educators, a Bilingual Intake Worker, a Bilingual Human Resources Officer and a Bilingual Registered Nurse - Primary Care Outreach to Frail Seniors.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
NROCRC
Nepean Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre is looking to hire a Mental Health Counsellor - Adults & Couples. Apply by June 3rd.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa Employment Office
The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa, in partnership with Marcello's in Little Italy, is hosting a Hiring Event.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
The Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is looking for a Settlement Counsellor Intensive Case Management – Arabic Speaking, a LINC Instructor (Supply) and a LINC Childminder (Supply).
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville / Lowertown Community Resource Centre
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for a Bilingual Social Support Worker
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre / Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa ouest
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre is looking for an Accountant. Apply by May 31st.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation
Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing is looking to fill Seasonal Youth Worker Positions
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Vanier Community Services Centre is looking for a Settlement Counsellor. The candidate must work with CSC Vanier and IRCC, and with immigrants eligible for federal settlement services to facilitate the process of socio-economic integration of newcomers to Canada. Apply until May 20th.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Centre des services communautaires Vanier
The Vanier Community Services Centre is looking for a Youth Worker to work as a team with other Youth Workers to animate the activities offered to children. Apply until May 20th.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre is looking for a CSS Recreation Technician and a Child and Youth Worker
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) will be hiring 80 new sworn officers in 2022.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Ontario Nonprofit Network
The Ontario Nonprofit Network has launched a Pandemic Pulse Check survey to gather information on impacts on staffing and volunteers, financial health, and the extent of increased or changed demand on organizations.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Office of the Federal Housing Advocate / Bureau de la Défenseure fédéral du logement
The Office of the Federal Housing Advocate has launched a Housing Submission Tool, and is looking for people and/or agencies to share written testimony of experiences of inadequate housing or homelessness to better understand the true landscape of systemic housing issues, in order to advance the right to housing in Canada.”
• Posted: May 17, 2022
Action-Logement / Action Housing
Action Housing is looking for a Front-Line Worker.
• Posted: May 17, 2022
City of Ottawa / Ville d’Ottawa
The City of Ottawa is developing their Women and Gender Equity Strategy’s Strategic Framework for 2023-2025. They are looking for participants for public engagement sessions from Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, June 6. The sessions will give residents the opportunity to provide feedback and insights on women and gender equity gaps and needs related to City programs, services, policies and facilities, with focus on the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on intersectional groups of women and gender diverse persons.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is looking for an E-Learning Instructional Designer/Curriculum Developer. Please apply by May 19th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway has two Employment Support Specialist positions to fill. The closing date to submit applications is Friday, May 20th. Please note that only one of the positions is required to be a bilingual position.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre (PQCHC) is looking for volunteers to support their three food banks in the following roles: Greeter & Client Support, Hamper Support, and Inventory Management.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for Early Years Program Workers - Casual positions and a Mental Health Counsellor
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) is looking for a Manager of Settlement, Integration and Family Services. Apply by June 10th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Physician. Apply by May 19th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa is looking for a Project Evaluator for the “Let Your Voice Count: Immigrant and Racialized Women Leadership for Systemic Change” project. The deadline to apply is May 27th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Ontario Native Women’s Association
The Ontario Native Women’s Association is looking for a full time Branch Manager and an Administrative Assistant-Operations.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is looking for a Shelter Diversion/Eviction Prevention Project Coordinator
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville / Lowertown Community Resource Centre
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for a Bilingual Social Support Worker.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre
The Nepean Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) is looking for new individuals to join its volunteer Board of Directors.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Canadian Association for Social Work Education / Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social
The Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) virtual team is looking for a Program and Administration Coordinator through the Canada Summer Job Program.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa is looking for a Coordinator Of Community Development and new Board Members.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre
The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre are looking for a Fundraiser – Planned Giving Specialist and a Mandarin Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Program Assistant.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre / Centre des ressources de l’Est d’Ottawa
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre is looking for an Administrative Assistant and a Part Time accounting assistant.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is looking for a Communications Manager with Refugee 613
• Posted: May 2, 2022
L’Arche Ottawa
L’Arche Ottawa is looking for a Community Leader/Executive Director. Apply by May 22nd.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services
Andrew Fleck Children’s Services (AFCS) is looking to hire an Educator to work at the Ottawa Forest & Nature School!
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Health Promoter - Registered Nurse and an AMHS Therapist.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa
Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for volunteers to participate on the Grants and Fundraising committee.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is looking for volunteers to participate on the residency committee and support the Director of Residency.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa's Parkdale location is looking for a volunteer Director of Volunteering.
• Posted: May 2, 2022

General Information

Ottawa Community Foundation / Fondation communautaire d’Ottawa
Ottawa Community Foundation has shared their Spring Check-in Newsletter.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region
On June 12th, Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region will host their annual Butterfly Memorial Event.
• Posted: May 17, 2022
Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has launched their Agent Status program, granting the OPS the authority to prohibit entry to premises or property, and when necessary remove, any persons from a premises under the Trespass to Property Act.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Second Harvest
Second Harvest has published their third research report, Wasted Opportunity, on food loss and waste, types of surplus edible food, where it comes from and solutions in the food industry.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario
Steps to Justice has updated information about what the courts are dealing with in-person and virtually by phone or video conference at Family Court, Criminal Court and Small Claims Court.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization has shared its May 2022 Newsletter.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Ontario Legal Information Centre / Centre d’information juridique de l’Ontario
The Ontario Legal Information Centre has shared their May 2022 Newsletter.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
National Newcomer Navigation Network / Réseau National de Navigation Pour Nos Nouveaux Arrivants
The National Newcomer Navigation Network has shared a Ukrainian Refugee Toolkit for Resources for health and settlement professionals working with Ukrainian newcomers to Canada.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Epilepsy Ottawa
On June 4th, Epilepsy Ottawa will hold a Painting in the Park event!
• Posted: May 2, 2022
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa has shared its 2022 Provincial Election Guide: Advancing the Wellbeing of Ottawa’s Older Adults
• Posted: May 2, 2022
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host a fundraising event “Evening in the Maritimes” to be held on Thursday, May 19th.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Ottawa Restorative Justice Network
The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network has shared its latest ORJN Newsletter.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
End Homelessness Winnipeg
End Homelessness Winnipeg has shared a report on Sharing the Journey of Coordinated Access in Winnipeg: Logic Model and Evaluation Framework.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Centre Miriam Centre
On May 13th and 14th, Miriam Centre will host a Stamp Sale fundraiser.
• Posted: May 2, 2022

News

Ottawa Police Service / Service de Police d’Ottawa
On June 22nd, the Ottawa Police Diversity Resource and Relations Unit will host the return of the Annual Diversity Celebration!
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Kind Space
The Kind Space Annual General Meeting is coming up on June 4th.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice has updated information on the end of Ontario's Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit and the federal COVID-19 Recovery Benefit programs.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
City of Ottawa
The City of Ottawa has shared an Invitation to the City of Ottawa's 2022 AccessAbility Day on June 1st.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Hire Immigrants Ottawa / Embauche immigrants Ottawa
On May 26th, Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host its 2022 Employer Council of Champions Summit and Awards: Inclusive Leadership in a Time of Change.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Resolve Counselling Services Canada
Resolve Counselling Services Canada have recently launched their new Financial Wellness Program.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Canadian Mental Health Association / Association canadienne pour la santé mentale
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will be hosting events in the context of Mental Health Week, May 2nd-8th.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
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 has launched its new bilingual website!
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Homelessness Learning Hub
The Homelessness Learning Hub has just shared its Newcomers’ Homelessness Resource Collection.
• Posted: May 2, 2022

Support Groups

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: May 18, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa will host an upcoming Parent Coaching Program.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Hospice Care Ottawa
As part of the Together Ottawa Ensemble events, Hospice Care Ottawa is hosting a virtual Bereavement Retreat on June 15th. This nurturing online event includes a presentation, time for supportive sharing with other and a guided yoga.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
PLEO
PLEO will soon hold new support groups for parents and caregivers of children 13-17 years old
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario / Parents : Lignes de secours de l’Est de l’Ontario
Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario )PLEO) will host support groups for parents and caregivers of children 0-12 years old.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre
The Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) hosts a weekly Milk and Eggs Program, a safe virtual space for pregnant women & new mothers to meet and socialize while learning about postnatal health & nutrition.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
The Royal
The Royal has a line-up of client and family-oriented events coming up, including Family Information & Support Groups (Helping Those with a Nicotine Addiction, Managing distress and crises: approaches to communicate, collaborate, and cope and more!)
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Ontario Native Women’s Association
The Ontario Native Women's Association (ONWA) will host a Moon Teaching on May 16th.
• Posted: May 2, 2022

Workshops & Professional Development

CLEO Connect
On May 25th, CLEO Connect and 211 Ontario will show us What makes a good referral?: how 211 operators build trust, identify needs, then deliver useful information and referrals to people who contact them with problems with a legal aspect.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa will host an upcoming workshop on Connecting with your Teens.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Reach Canada
Reach Canada, in partnership with Connecting Ottawa, will host Upcoming Educational Sessions on Housing for Front-Line Workers, including Tips for supporting a client who has an LTB hearing on May 19th.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab
The Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab has shared a posting on Lessons from an Urban Centre: What it Would Take to Shift Towards Prevention of Youth Homelessness.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
ABLE2
On June 8th, ABLE2 will host a free in-person Yoga in the Park with Sabrina event.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
The Door Youth Centre
The Door Youth Centre has shared their May Calendar of Activities and Workshops.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
CharityVillage
On May 26th, CharityVillage will host a webinar on Understanding and Protecting Against Cyber Risk
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Hire Immigrants Ottawa / Embauche immigrants Ottawa
Hire Immigrants Ottawa will host Fostering a Workplace Culture of Inclusion and Belonging, a new workshop series for employers that invites participants to explore what it means to achieve and contribute to a sense of belonging in the workplace.  
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC)
The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is offering various workshops in May regarding employment opportunities. To register and learn more click here.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Volunteer Ottawa
Volunteer Ottawa will host upcoming virtual workshops in May and June.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre / Centre des ressources de l’Est d’Ottawa
The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre will host its bimonthly legal clinic.
• Posted: May 18, 2022
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa will host Smart Aging Workshops.
• Posted: May 17, 2022
ABLE2
Learn more about ABLE2's “Disassembling Disability with Holly Devine” virtual webinar on May 11th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Métis Nation of Ontario
On May 19th, Métis Nation of Ontario will host a virtual Summer Safety Virtual Presentation.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Reach Canada
In May and June, Reach Canada will host the Reach 2022 Hoarding Conference: Increasing Awareness, Legal Challenges and Community Collaboration
• Posted: May 9, 2022
City for All Women Initiative / Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative will hold a three-day workshop about the upcoming Provincial Elections.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
CharityVillage
On May 19th, CharityVillage will host a webinar on Demystifying Insurance: What Nonprofits Need to Know to Protect their Operations.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect will host webinars on Virtual LTB Hearings (recording now available) and Understanding the Eviction Process on May 12th.
• Posted: May 9, 2022
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services
Youth Services Bureau Employment Services and :ITO2.0 Employment Services have shared their May 2022 Event Calendar.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
St. Lawrence College – Ottawa
St. Lawrence College – Ottawa has shared its May calendar of online workshops.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton
The Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton will host their second season of Trowel Talk, weekly lunchtime gardening talks via Zoom.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
City of Ottawa / Ville d’Ottawa
On May 3rd and 10th, the Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department of the City of Ottawa will offer the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Centre de santé communautaire 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: May 2, 2022
CharityVillage
CharityVillage has shared a new episode of the CharityVillage Connects podcast on Is the Canadian nonprofit sector ready to embrace alternative forms of revenue?
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice has a new letter-writing tool to help people complain to a business about a product or service they bought.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services
Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services will host workshops in May, including Ontario Works discussing Earning Income While Receiving OW Benefits on May 25th.
• Posted: May 2, 2022
CharityVillage
On May 12th, CharityVillage will host the webinar Culture By Design: How to be Intentional About Living Values at Work
• Posted: May 2, 2022
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre's Employment Services has shared its May Calendar of Workshops.
• Posted: May 2, 2022

 

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