Reception and Administration
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Disability Support, Mental Health
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Poverty/Social Justice
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2023
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*Monday to Friday, 10:30 to 5pm* (Looking for a minimum of 3 months)
– Answering phone calls
– Booking Appointments
– Checking and responding to email
– Assisting with errands as requested by Team Lead and Supervisor
– Using Computer Software such Microsoft Word , Excel and Google Mail
– Keeping the front and work area organized and functional
– knowledge of operating printer, fax, scanner, photocopier and shredder
– filing files in a filing cabinet
– general cleaning and tidying of workspace and surroundings

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This will benefit the volunteer in that it will help the organization in itself operate in an organized fashion and thus encourage functionality and ease of flow in the services that the organization provides. It will allow for the volunteer to gain experience in people relations, especially in the unique clientele that the organization attracts. As well, the volunteer will gain hands on experience working in this genre of an office setting and role.
How will the organization benefit?
The organization will benefit in that it will have someone at the front to help initiate an inclusive welcoming presence to the organization to the unique clientele. The organization will have someone they can rely on for running services smoothly and in an efficient manner.
Volunteer location:
Onyx Community Services (Non-Profit Organization) - Located in Basement of CMHA Building Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) 311 McArthur Avenue Ottawa (Vanier), Ontario K1L 8M3


@Onyx Community Services
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This position would be great for: Adults, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Disability Support, Mental Health
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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