Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are critical to Rideauwood. We wouldn’t be able to support, inform and empower those who are struggling with substance use, behavioural addictions, and mental health issues without your help.

 

Volunteering with Rideauwood is a great opportunity to:


• Make a positive impact in your community
• Share your experience and talents
• Learn new skills
• Develop lasting friendships

Become a Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer with Rideauwood, depending on your interests, schedule and the time of year.

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Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean

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Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean

We currently have no openings available.
Please check back with us again.

Short Term Opportunities

If you have just a few hours available, please contact us using the form below to find the many short-term opportunities to make a difference.

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Client, Date

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean

Job Title

Client, Date

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean

We currently have no openings available.
Please check back with us again.

Ongoing Opportunities

If you are interested in an ongoing role (3 months+), please contact us using the form below and we’ll be in touch to discuss your interests.

Important Notice to Clients About Coronavirus

Our world has changed over the past few days with the accelerated response to the spread of COVID-19 in Canada and, more recently, in Ottawa with yesterday’s new directive from the  Medical Officer of Health. As of Sunday March 15 (yesterday), Ottawa Public Health is asking all residents to stay in their homes unless necessary. The Medical Officer of Health specified that this is not to discourage people from being outside, but to discourage people from going into other locations or being within 2 meters of other people that are not living in your home. The purpose of that is to reduce the speed at which the virus will spread, limiting the burden on the health care system.

 

Here at Rideauwood, we are activating the following plans to support the evolving situation:

  • All group programs are being put on hold until further notice
  • Individual counselling services, normally offered in person will be offered via telephone or OTN, (a secure videoconferencing option). As such a staff person will be in touch with you to inform you of this change.
  • If you are a youth or a young adult wanting to access the walk-in service please call us at 613-724-4881.  Your call will be redirected to the appropriate person.

 

If you are registered in an upcoming group or have an appointment and have any questions, please call us at 613-724-7881.

 

FEELING UNWELL?

  • If you are sick, stay at home if possible
  • If you have:
  • Returned from international travel or to a Canadian province with established local transmission and are displaying symptoms associated with COVID-19, including fever and/or new worsening cough.
  • Had contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days and are displaying symptoms associated with COVID-19 including fever and/or new or worsening cough.

 

Please go immediately to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre located at the Brewer Arena, (151 Brewer Way) open daily from 9a.m. to 8 p.m.)

 

GENERAL PRECAUTIONS TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HEALTHY

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth unless you have just washed your hands.
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand.  Also, make sure to wash your hands afterward.
  • Avoid visiting people in hospitals or long-term care centres if you are sick.
  • Get your flu shot if you haven’t already done so.

 

For more information about COVID-19 click on the links below:

 

Other links that may be helpful: