Client Visitor (Virtual)
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Emergency Services
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2023
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HWF Clients are individuals or families in need of furniture and household items. Clients are referred to HWF by social service agencies in the Ottawa area. Each week, a number of clients are selected for assistance based on immediacy of need. Once selected, the client will be contacted by a Visitor and together they will complete an assessment of the household needs.

HWF Visitors must be bilingual, competent with Word and Excel, and possess excellent communication skills. The experience and personal skills to work with disadvantaged people is definitely an asset.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will learn to assess the furniture and household needs of the HWF clients as well as coordinate with other volunteers. This position will not only open the door to discovering extraordinary people whose realities are not always visible to most of us, but will also allow the volunteer to play a role in making a difference in their lives.
How will the organization benefit?
HWF's Visitor Team will be more efficient and effective with the additional Visitors.
Volunteer location:
1455 Michael St Unit 3, Ottawa, ON K1B 3R3


Diane Vena
@Helping With Furniture
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 6
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Emergency Services
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), 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 (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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