Volunteer Opportunities

You can help a child gain a new skill, overcome a challenge, and succeed in school.

At ONFE, we want to design a volunteer placement that matches your interests and helps local students to accomplish more. So if you’re keen to share your skills, knowledge, and experience to make a meaningful contribution in your community, we want to know! There are many ways to get involved with ONFE.

Opportunity chooser

Find the opportunities that interest you most. Opportunities that match ANY selection below will be returned after clicking submit. No selections is the same as all.

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  • Elementary Literacy Friends Pilot Charles Hulse Public School

    Category: Literacy
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East

    The Ottawa Carleton District School Board will be running a pilot of a volunteer-based elementary (g…

  • Elementary Literacy Friends Pilot York Street Public School

    Category: Literacy
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): Central

    The Ottawa Carleton District School Board will be running a pilot of a volunteer-based elementary (g…

  • Elementary Literacy Friends Pilot Robert Bateman Public School

    Category: Literacy
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): South

    The Ottawa Carleton District School Board will be running a pilot of a volunteer-based elementary (g…

  • Outdoor Gardeners Robert Bateman School

    Category: General Support
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s):

    Create a sense of school pride. Volunteers needed to maintain the school’s front entrance gardens at…

  • Classroom Gardens Volunteer

    Category: Nutrition
    Program: Classroom Gardens
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    Attention Gardeners, Do you have a passion for plants, growing  and learning? Our students need you!…

  • JA Company Program – In-School Skills Based Mentors

    Category: Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy, Mentorship
    Program: JA Ottawa
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    JA Company In-School programs are incorporated into various Business classes (Marketing, Entrepreneu…

  • JA Company Program – Co-op Advisor

    Category: Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy, Mentorship
    Program: JA Ottawa
    Region(s): West

    JA Company Program Co-op offers students ateamwork-based experiential learning opportunity in an env…

  • JA Company Program – After-School Advisor

    Category: Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy, Mentorship
    Program: JA Ottawa
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    JA Company Program inspires high school students to create an enterprise of their own. Over the cour…

  • English As a Second Language (ESL) and English Language Learner Support (ELL) – K-12

    Category: Languages
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    English As a Second Language (ESL) volunteers are needed to help Pre-K to Grade 12 students to assis…

  • Early Literacy Volunteers

    Category: Literacy
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    Volunteers are needed for an early literacy support at many OCDSB schools. Volunteers are trained to…

  • Spiritual Care Worker

    Category: General Support, Mentorship
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    The Spiritual Care in Secondary Schools program, in collaboration with the Ottawa Carleton District…

  • School Tutors and Mentors Needed – K-12

    Category: General Support, Mentorship
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary…

  • Vimy Ridge Public School – Early Literacy Volunteers

    Category: Literacy
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East

    12-16 Volunteers needed to support early literacy in Kindergarten and grade 1 classrooms. Proficienc…

  • Severn Avenue PS – Kindergarten

    Category: General Support, Languages
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): West

    They would be delighted to welcome volunteers. They have a mix of ESL and French Immersion classroom…

  • OttawaReads Early Literacy Read-Aloud Program

    Category: Literacy
    Program: OttawaReads
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    Volunteers are needed for OttawaReads early literacy read aloud program at several Ottawa-Carleton D…