Volunteer Opportunities – Ottawa

Bethany Hope Centre

820 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Food Bank Volunteer
  • Playroom Room Assistant

Other volunteer roles we would love to explore:

  • Photography – taking photos of families and children
  • Belly casting – offering regular sessions for pregnant women
  • Yoga – sessions for families including prenatal clients
  • Music – teaching piano or guitar
  • Sewing – teaching basics for new sewers

In addition to the current Mon to Fri hours there are now volunteer opportunities every second Saturday of the month. Volunteers under 16 years of age must have a parent on site with them.  For more information please contact our Resource Development Coordinator, Jocelyn Dudley, at 613-725-1733, Ext. 212 or log onto Bethany Hope Centre

Grace Manor

1156 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Z3

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Dining room service
  • Play a musical instrument for residents
  • Mail delivery to residents
  • Clerical and reception work
  • Hair dresser assistant
  • Circulate the tuck trolley/ice cream cart
  • Care for the Manor’s canaries
  • Bring your child or pet in to visit
  • Accompany residents to medical appointments
  • Assist with recreational programs
  • Help with food preparation

For more information please contact our Volunteer Coordinator
Azra Temple 613-722-8025 or log onto Grace Manor

Barrhaven Community Church

2-2201 Jockvale Road, Unit G
Nepean, ON K2J 4J9

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Youth outreach sports night
  • Community care, including visitations to long-term care homes and hospitals
  • Sunday school
  • After school programs, including Homework Haven and Internet Cafe
  • English as Second Language (ESL)
  • Computer help for seniors
  • Music ministry
  • Prison Escort – Drive families to Kingston area prisons to visit relatives who are incarcerated.

For more information please contact the church office at 613-440-7555

Ottawa Booth Centre

171 George Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5W5

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Emergency Disaster Services (EDS)
  • Receptionist
  • Christmas Kettle Bell Ringer Volunteers
  • Warehouse assistance

Volunteers must be 18 years of age. For more information please contact Ottawa Booth Centre at 613-241-1573, kristine_farnel@ottawaboothcentre.org

Salvation Army Thrift Stores

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Organizing items on the shelves
  • Hang clothing
  • Cleaning
  • Sort Donations

Interested volunteers should visit a Salvation Army Thrift Store of their choice and speak to the manager about filling out a volunteer application.