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…

  • 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…

  • Ridgemont High School – English Language Learners’ Support

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

    They are looking for volunteers to support their English Language Learners (ELL).  One teacher is lo…

  • Newcomer ELL Crochet Club – Charles Hulse Public School

    Category: The Arts & Clubs
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East

    We are recruiting several volunteers who know how to crochet to assist in the English Language Learn…

  • Heart of the City Piano Program

    Category: Music / Band / Choir, The Arts & Clubs
    Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
    Region(s): East, West, South, Central

    The Heart of the City – Piano Program is committed to bringing the joy of music to the lives of the…

  • Full Day Kindergarten Volunteers

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

    The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is now offering full-day classes and care for Kindergarten…

  • Classroom Support – OCDSB Elementary Schools

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

    Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis to assist teachers in elementary and high schools in class…