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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  • JA Company Program – After-School Advisor

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

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

  • 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

  • Vimy Ridge Public School – Early Literacy Volunteers

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

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

  • OttawaReads Early Literacy Read-Aloud Program

    Category: Literacy
    Program: OttawaReads
    Region(s):

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

  • Ridgemont High School – English Language Learners’ Support

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

    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):

    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):

    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):

    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):

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

  • Special Education – Autism Unit

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

    The Ottawa Carleton District School Board is looking for volunteers to assist students in the Autism

  • Volunteer Scribes

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

    OCDSB schools need volunteer scribes to assist students with special education needs, and English la

  • Bell High School – Community Living Class

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

    Community volunteers needed to assist in the Bell High School’s Community Living classroom to increa

  • French Early Literacy Volunteers

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

    We’re looking for French-speaking early literacy volunteers to work one-to-one or in small groups wi

  • School Breakfast Program Volunteer

    Category: Nutrition
    Program: School Breakfast Program
    Region(s):

    Help prepare and serve nutritious meals to ensure all students start their day ready to learn. To vo