Member Set-up Checklist

Get the most out of your membership

Welcome to Volunteer Ottawa! Now that you’re a member, let’s ensure you get the most out of your membership. Follow the steps below to set up your account and explore VO’s member tools.

1. Complete your account information and organization census

Go to My Account and fill in any missing information.

Scroll to the bottom of My Account and fill in the organization census data.

2. Fill out your Member Profile

All your active volunteer opportunities will show up on your member profile so you can easily share them with a single link. Make sure your Member Profile is fully filled-in and up-to-date! Fill in your member profile.

Upload your organization's logo in My Member Profile.

Add your organization's website URL and social media links in My Member Profile.

3. Make your first Volunteer Opportunity post

Go to My Account and select Add New Opportunity. Fill it in and post it!

4. Sign up for a workshop for free

Check out upcoming workshops in our Learning section.

Find a free-for-members workshop that you would like to attend, and sign up!

Share VO's upcoming workshops with your colleagues and the volunteers on your team.

5. Explore the VO website

Use filters to search the entire volunteer database.

6. Advocate for volunteering and the not-for-profit sector in Ottawa!

Follow VO on social media and reshare relevant posts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn!

Sign up for our monthly newsletter for local Ottawa charities and not-for-profits.