Addiction and Community Services Worker
Volunteer Types: Counselling, Disability Support
Organization types: Public/Society Benefit
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 30, 2022
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Onyx Community Services helps those who are struggling with:

– Addiction issues
– Domestic abuse or violence
– Mental health challenges
– Access to social services

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer gains valuable work experience by learning to interact with people and clients. Onyx Community Services assist those in need in the community. Some of our clients have issues with mental health and addiction; it is important for volunteers to treat them with respect, kindness and empathy. Please attach your resume and a cover letter with your application. Thank you.
How will the organization benefit?
The organization benefits by having volunteers dedicate their time to the community in lieu of pay. We offer a reference to the volunteer when he/she has completed the required hours for the volunteer position that he/she has accepted.
Volunteer location:
265 Montreal Road, 2nd floor, Ottawa, ON K1L 6C4


Marie Pyper
@Onyx Community Services
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This position would be great for: Groups, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 4
Good for people interested in: Counselling, Disability Support
You will be helping with: Athletes, Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • CPR certification required
  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
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