Events & Training

Events & Training

Here you'll find all ONFE events, from fundraising to third party events to volunteer training. For more information on any event, please click on the event title.

If you'd like to sponsor an event to benefit ONFE, please contact Ashley Richer (aricher@onfe-rope.ca).

If you're planning to organize a third party event, please contact Ben Gardiner (bgardiner@onfe-rope.ca).

For more information on volunteer orientation and training offered by our Ottawa Volunteers in Education program, click here.

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October 2018

Supporting Indigenous Students Oct.30

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

A 'must attend' event for all Canadians. The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is committed to working with volunteers to ensure that First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students have opportunities and resources to achieve academic success and to further their personal well-being. Presented by Jody Alexander, System Vice Principal, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education, Nancy Henry, Instructional Coach, Kris Meagasige and Kareena Butler itinerant teachers. Please register on this link

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Volunteer Orientation October 31, 9:30 – 11:30 AM

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held weekly at Richard Pfaff Alternative School (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Register Here https://oct31ovie.eventbrite.ca

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NEW!! Seniors in Schools Initiative

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

ONFE is hosting the first meeting of the Seniors in Schools initiative. Created to provide opportunities to interact with other volunteers to discuss the joys and challenges of volunteering. This is a social event. Please register on Eventbrite so we know how many people are coming.  Feel free to bring a friend or neighbour who may be interested in joining our team of volunteers. https://seniorsinschools.eventbrite.ca

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November 2018

Volunteer Orientation November 7th

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held weekly at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Register Here https://orientationnov7.eventbrite.ca

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Volunteer Orientation November 21

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Register Here https://orientationnov21.eventbrite.ca

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Brain Development and Math in Young Children

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Facilitator: Josee Debrouillette Parent Resource Centre Join us for Brain Development and Math workshop and find some answers to the following questions: Is brain development influenced by the 5 senses? What are the milestones in brain development and language development? Are all brains developed equally? Are there critical periods in brain development and can we as adults help brain development during those periods? Are boys better at math than girls? Is there such a thing as a math brain? Can…

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OttawaReads Read-aloud Training Nov.28th

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This "Learn to Read-aloud" workshop will help you support JK to grade 3 students using various early literacy strategies including Mem Fox read-aloud and inquiry-based learning principles. The content is applicable to volunteers in either English or French immersion classrooms.

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December 2018

Read & Write Google Assistive Technology Training

December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is hosting a training session for volunteers who will be supporting students with language learning disabilities and/or English language learners (including Syrian newcomers) using Read & Write Google in the classroom.  A 'must attend' workshop for those wanting to become teachers! 

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Volunteer Orientation December 5th

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Register Here https://volunteerorientationdec5.eventbrite.ca

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Seniors in Schools Social Dec 5

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Considering volunteering? New to volunteering? Are you a seasoned school volunteer? All are welcome to attend to discuss the joys and challenges of volunteering, share resources and experiences. Light lunch snacks and beverages will be served.

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