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Ottawa, ON2020-10-18T23:35:09+00:00

OTTAWA, ON

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Volunteers Needed!

Location:  Peace Tower Church(Basement Fellowship Hall) 343 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa


Description: This group will reach men and women who have been previously incarcerated, creating a place for them to receive love, acceptance and support on their spiritual journey.


Team Leaders:    Daphne & Dave

What to expect:  You will be part of a team that will be trained in befriending and walking alongside those who have been incarcerated. 

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • weekly volunteers – especially men

Description: This group ministers to immigrants, refugees and newcomers to Ottawa by teaching English as a second language. Our aim is to build relationship while helping them learn English.


Team Leaders:    Deborah and Theresa

Time:  evenings

What to expect:  These teams will meet downtown, one evening a week from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Each evening includes:

  • an activity-based English lesson,
  • conversational practice, and
  • short talks about Jesus to encourage newcomers as they seek to integrate into society.

We can provide training and resources for the English lessons.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • team leaders
  • weekly volunteers

Location:  Peter D. Clarke Center, Long Term Care, 9 Meridian Pl, Nepean, ON, K2G 6P8


Description: This group ministers to seniors in long-term care and those experiencing end of life challenges, by touching lives through worship, prayer, fellowship and teaching.


Team Leader:    Debra Duncan

Time:  Fridays  1:30 p.m.

What to expect:  Volunteers meet with the residents in a spirit of worship and fellowship. Music, sharing and activities are designed to engage the residents and encourage them to grow in their relationship with God.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • additional Team Leader
  • weekly volunteers

Location:  Peace Tower Church(Basement Fellowship Hall) 343 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa


Description: This group will reach men and women who have been previously incarcerated, creating a place for them to receive love, acceptance and support on their spiritual journey.


Team Leaders:    Daphne & Dave

What to expect:  You will be part of a team that will be trained in befriending and walking alongside those who have been incarcerated. 

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • weekly volunteers – especially men

Location:  395 Somerset Street West, Ottawa


Description: This group ministers to seniors in city-operated apartments. It is a fun and safe place to meet new friends, enjoy food, share stories and ask spiritual questions.


Team Leaders:    Agnus & Kyla

Time:  Mondays  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

What to expect:  Volunteers who can look after the set up and take down of the chairs, etc., and bring snacks. Volunteers meet, greet, and interact with the residents.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • two team leaders
  • weekly volunteers

Location:  60 Cambridge Street North, Ottawa


Description:  This group ministers to adults with complex care needs who deal with a variety of health challenges and spiritual needs.


Team Leaders:   Deborah and Theresa

Time:   Saturdays  12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

What to expect:   Set up and tear down of room, porter patients to the fifth floor and back, worship and singing, biblical teaching and encouragement. After the event, time for the team to debrief and learn from one another.

Current Volunteer Needs: 

  • lead vocalist and musician
  • porters to bring residents to and from the service
  • volunteers to encourage, welcome, and help patients know they are loved and cared for; to pray with patients as requested

This team always has room for committed, regular volunteers who are looking for a practical way to demonstrate the love and care of Jesus. Ongoing, on-site mentoring/coaching provided.

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