• 1100 Medford St, Units 20-22, Ottawa ON K1Z 8L5

Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming part of the friendly, fun-loving team at the Caldwell Family Centre, we want to hear from you.  There are many benefits of volunteering at Family Centre, besides knowing that you will be making a difference in the lives of people in the community. Please call 613-728-1800 extension 332, or email HumanResources@CaldwellCentre.ca.

If you are a student, or are currently looking for employment, you will:

  • gain workplace experience, enhancing your job prospects
  • demonstrate motivation, commitment, empathy and a desire to help others; all valuable assets many employers consider when making a hiring decision
  • increase personal and profession connections through networking
  • experience working in a team environment, which many employers consider an asset
  • learn new skills, while keeping your existing skills sharp
  • be able to account for any gaps in your resume employment history by listing your volunteer position
  • explore new career paths that you may not have known existed
  • improve your confidence and self-esteem, helping you make a smooth transition when you find paid employment
  • gain current references

If you are a retiree, your experience and knowledge would be a treasured asset to the Family Centre.  Benefits to you include:

  • making new friends
  • keeping in-touch with a work environment
  • setting your own time-table

If you are a newcomer, we would cherish your background and experience as we get to know you.  Benefits to you include:

  • making new friends
  • learning new skills
  • improving your connections to the community
  • gaining Canadian work experience