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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  • ESL Support Needed Central Orientation Classroom Mondays and/or Fridays

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

    Volunteers are needed to help newcomers learn English in the Central Orientation Classroom (COC) loc

  • Blossom Park Public School

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

    Looking for volunteers interested in reading with either or both the Kindergarten children or middle

  • Bayshore Public School

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

    Several teachers will welcome volunteers to read with their students. Monday to Friday mornings Kind

  • Stephen Leacock Public School

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

    Looking for bilingual volunteers to support students learning French in French immersion classrooms-

  • Sir Robert Borden High School ELL Support

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

    The teachers are in need of volunteers to work with their English Language Learners (ELL) students (

  • Volunteer Application Form to Volunteer in OCDSB Schools

    Category: General Support, Languages, Literacy, Mentorship, Music / Band / Choir, Science / Math / Technology, Special Education, Sports, The Arts & Clubs
    Program: Assistive Technology, Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s):

    If you want us to find you a position based on the schools’ needs and your location  and interests,

  • Just want to apply? (You know the school and position.)

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

    If you already know the name of the school where you want to volunteer. Please fill in the applicati

  • Seniors in Schools

    Category: General Support, Languages, Literacy, Mentorship, Music / Band / Choir, Science / Math / Technology, Special Education, The Arts & Clubs
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s):

    You have a lifetime of experiences and a unique perspective. Consider volunteering at your neighbour

  • Skating volunteers needed January-March, 2019 Cambridge Street School

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

    Cambridge Street School is a small school located downtown near a public rink. Every Wednesday from

  • Elementary Literacy Friends Pilot Charles Hulse Public School

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

    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):

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

  • Elementary Literacy Friends Pilot Roberta Bondar Public School

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

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

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

    Category: Languages
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s):

    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):

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

  • School Tutors and Mentors Needed – K-12

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

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