CASUAL 1x shift: SupportHer Sale, Sunday, November 26: 10:30-1:30 (date and time specific opportunity)
Volunteer Types: Event planning and participation, Retail
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities, LGBTQIA2+, Women
One day or less
Application Deadline: November 16, 2023
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RECRUITING FOR THIS SHIFT SPECIFICALLY: if you are interested in other volunteering opportunities with Dress for Success Ottawa, please use our volunteer interest form at to notify us.

We need volunteers to help specifically Sunday, November 26 from 10:30-1:30. We ask that you come in for a half hour orientation in the boutique between November 14th to the 17th. Once you apply for the volunteer position, we will reach out to schedule the orientation with you.

Support Dress for Success Ottawa’s Seasonal Sale by signing up to help welcome and support the public as they shop in our store, as well as maintain the space so it is organized and clean.

The main responsibility of this shift is to run the sale, clean-up after shoppers and create a fun shopping environment. When you arrive you’ll be given a role and helped to register your car for free parking.

Location of Volunteerism: 200 Catherine St (Dress for Success Boutique)

Things to Know and Dress Code
– Our boutique is a scent-reduced environment, which means no perfume or scented skin products should be applied within 4 hours of coming for your shift.
– For safety, please wear close-toed comfortable shoes and clothing that you can move around in!
– Please bring a water bottle with you.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Get to know others and learn how to build an empowering retail space. You will get to meet new people in a fun and casual environment while giving back at the same time!
How will the organization benefit?
The seasonal sales are one of the core fundraisers that Dress for Success Ottawa has to support our professional development programs and wrap-around support services.
Volunteer location:
200 Catherine Street, lower level. Parking available onsite.


Finola Shanahan
@Dress for Success Ottawa
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This position would be great for: Adults, Groups, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation, Retail
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Suitable for community service hours
  • Public transportation available
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