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Information about volunteering and helping the 216 non-profit and charitable organizations located in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Ottawa Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Ottawa Humane Society
245 West Hunt Club Road, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Humane Society is a non-profit, community-based organization and a registered charity. We have a volunteer board of directors, drawn from our supporters and the community at large. Since 1888, we have been the leading organization providing a safe haven for sick, injured and homeless animals in Ottawa.

Keywords: Rescue and Adoption · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Humane Society

Ottawa Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre
214 Montreal Rd., 4th floor, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre's (OILRC) mission is to assist in the individual empowerment of all persons with any disability in the Ottawa area and to provide the tools they need to direct their lives and participate fully in the community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre

Ottawa Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre
2285 St Laurent Blvd, Unit B16, Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Japanese Community Association is a non-profit organization, which was established in 1976. OJCA membership is open to all individuals who accept the mandates of the association.

Keywords: Cultural Centres · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Japanese Cultural Centre

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Little Theatre
400 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Little Theatre (OLT) has been a vital part of the Ottawa Arts Community for almost a century, making it the longest continuously producing community theatre in Canada.

Keywords: Theatre · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Peace and Environment Resource Centre
174 First Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Peace and Environment Resource Centre (PERC) is an incorporated, registered charity. It is primarily a volunteer-run, grassroots organization with a Board of Directors to govern its operations.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Peace and Environment Resource Centre

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Public Library
120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The OPL Board consists of nine trustees: four councillors and five members of the public. After each municipal election, City Council appoints the Library board trustees to serve a four-year term, consistent with that of Council.

Keywords: Libraries · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Public Library

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre
Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre is a pro-active, anti-racist, feminist organization. We counsel and support women, educate for change and work to create a safe and equitable community. Through education, empowerment and respect the ORCC serves to rally voices in the community around the issues of sexual violence and feminism. This may include: sexual assault, rape, childhood sexual assault/abuse, incest, sexual harassment and ritualized abuse. We also provide services to family, friends, and partners/spouses of women who have been sexually assaulted.

Keywords: Crisis Support

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Regional Science Fair
50 Leonard Ave., Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Regional Science Fair is organized and run by a volunteer organization to encourage students in the Ottawa-Carleton Region, from grades 7 to 12, to research, develop, and present projects in the fields of science and engineering. Students from both public and private schools in the region are invited to enter projects in the fair.

Keywords: Science and Technology · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Regional Science Fair

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Riverkeeper
Sentinelles De La Riviere Des Outaouais
379 Danforth Avenue, Unit 2, Ottawa, Ontario

As a grassroots charity, Ottawa Riverkeeper brings together volunteers, communities, businesses and all levels of government to find solutions to the problems that threaten the health of our river.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Riverkeeper

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
L'orchestre Symphonique D'ottawa
2 Daly Avenue, Suite 250, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is an integral part of the National Capital Region's vibrant classical music community. The present OSO was founded in 1965; however the Orchestra has a lineage dating back over 115 years. It is the only full-size symphony orchestra in the National Capital Region able to present major works of the late 19th and 20th centuries.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy
54 Beech St, Suite 1, Ottawa, Ontario

The Academy comprises two full orchestras, eight instrumental ensembles for strings, winds, brass and harp, beginner and pre-school programs. Over the past years, these programs have shown increasing enrollment, reaching over 300 students. Furthermore, members of our Ottawa Youth Orchestra regularly qualify for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.

Keywords: Music · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa-Carleton Citizen Advocacy
312 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

Citizen Advocacy is one of only a few Ottawa community organizations supporting people with a wide range of disabilities, including physical limitations, developmental delays, mental illness, and disabilities related to aging.

Keywords: Seniors · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa-Carleton Citizen Advocacy

Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa-Carleton New Beginnings for Youth Incorporated
458 Rochester Street, Ottawa, Ontario

New Beginnings for Youth is an Ottawa based not-for-profit charitable organization serving the needs of youth since 1986. We offer a variety of programs that encourage life long learning outside of the traditional classroom.

Keywords: Leadership · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa-Carleton New Beginnings for Youth Incorporated

Ottawa Little Theatre

Oxfam Canada
250 City Centre Ave., Suite 400, Ottawa, Ontario

Oxfam Canada is part of a global movement for change made up of 17 Oxfam affiliates working in more than 90 countries to mobilize the power of people against poverty. Women's rights and overcoming inequality are at the heart of everything we do.

Keywords: Poverty · International

Volunteer Profile of Oxfam Canada

Ottawa Little Theatre

Pancreatic Cancer Canada
Cancer du pancreas Canada
136-2446 Bank St., Ste #656, Ottawa, Ontario

We are proud to be Canada's only national volunteer-driven foundation dedicated to raising money and awareness for this deadly disease. Since our founding in 2006, we have invested more than three million dollars into research that focuses on discovering new and better ways to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer and improve the quality of life of people living with this disease.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · Cancer

Volunteer Profile of Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Ottawa Little Theatre

Parent Preschool Resource Centre of the National Capital Region
300 Goulburn Private, Ottawa, Ontario

The Parent Resource Centre works in partnership with families and communities to provide responsive programs and services that meet the needs of children, youth and families in our community.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Parent Preschool Resource Centre of the National Capital Region

Ottawa Little Theatre

Parkinson Society Eastern Ontario
1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

Parkinson Society Eastern Ontario (formerly known as Parkinson Society Ottawa), incorporated in 1978, is a registered Canadian charity (119080497RR0001), and a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with Parkinson's and their families in Eastern Ontario. We are a regional partner of Parkinson Society Canada.

Keywords: Health and Medicine · Disorders

Volunteer Profile of Parkinson Society Eastern Ontario

Ottawa Little Theatre

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
520 - 1 Nicholas St., Ottawa, Ontario

Pauktuutit fosters greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocates for equality and social improvements, and encourages their participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada. Pauktuutit leads and supports Inuit women in Canada in policy development and community projects in all areas of interest to them for the social, cultural, political and economic betterment of the women, their families and communities.

Keywords: Women · First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples

Volunteer Profile of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

Ottawa Little Theatre

Peace Brigades International Canada
145 Spruce St, Suite 206, Ottawa, Ontario

Nothing serves to protect human rights more effectively than when we stand up for each other's rights. That is the very essence of Peace Brigades International. It is people standing alongside other people - watching, documenting, speaking out - all in the name of human rights protection. In doing so, Peace Brigades brings courage, humanity and vigilance to the front lines of human rights violations and makes a real difference in the lives of women, men and young people working for equality and justice in their communities. It is that simple. It is that powerful. And it is so vitally important.Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International, Canada, English Section

Keywords: International · Advocacy and Human Rights

Volunteer Profile of Peace Brigades International Canada

Ottawa Little Theatre

People, Words and Change
Le Monde Des Mots
404 McArthur Ave, Suite 202, Ottawa, Ontario

People, Words & Change is a non-profit, charitable organization providing opportunities for English-speaking adults in Ottawa to improve literacy, numeracy or basic computer skills which are essential to working, learning, and living. One-on-one tutoring is provided free of charge by volunteer tutors to meet the needs and goals of the learners.

Keywords: Education and Literacy · Adult Learning

Volunteer Profile of People, Words and Change

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(18 km): Kanata

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Ottawa Little Theatre Insight Theatre - Planned Parenthood Ottawa

A by-youth-for-youth-about-youth volunteer program that provides public health education to Ottawa area schools and community organizations through theatre!

Ottawa Little Theatre Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Recognized as North America's largest dragon boating festival the four day celebration offers free admission to multiple stages with world class programming, marquee concerts, amusement attractions, sports demonstrations, a variety of artisans, exhibitors, delicious culinary treats, beach-side bar, children's area and non-stop racing.

Ottawa Little Theatre Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We also lead an integrated, interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation for all of Canada.

Ottawa Little Theatre Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

One of CCSN’s main objectives is to promote and encourage advocacy among survivors and patients. Our goal is to work with government and all political parties to educate and promote positive and considered policy ideas that will result in an optimum experience for cancer patients and survivors in the health care system. With empowered survivors as our advocates and partners, we bring a practical perspective to the discussion.

We host yearly breakfasts at Queen’s Park in September to raise awareness about metastatic prostate cancer.

Ottawa Little Theatre Friends of the Earth Canada

Friends of the Earth Canada (FoE) has grown from a small group of volunteers in 1978 to one of the country's most important voices speaking out on environmental issues.

Ottawa Little Theatre The Salvation Army Ottawa Booth Centre

The Salvation Army - Ottawa Booth Centre is a men's emergency shelter located in the Byward Market.

Ottawa Little Theatre Victorian Order of Nurses

If you, or someone in your family, were recovering from an illness and needed home care, who would you trust? Most Canadians from coast to coast would say VON. The reason: at VON Canada (Victorian Order of Nurses), we believe in treating the whole person, not just their ailment. VON offers more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client’s quality of life by providing them with the personal assistance and support needed to make them comfortable in their own home. We’ve been doing so for more than 114 years.

Ottawa Little Theatre Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association

We are Advocates, Promoters and Fundraisers of the Ottawa Public Library. Through the sale of used books we donate over $250k to the library every year

Ottawa Little Theatre St John Ambulance

At St. John Ambulance our mission is to enable Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training (first aid) and community services (health and safety).

Ottawa Little Theatre The National Capital Suzuki School of Music

SuzukiMusic, also known as the National Capital Suzuki School of Music, was founded in 1987 to promote the musical education of children and to nurture their development through the Suzuki method.

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