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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time and skills with The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County!
It is only with the help of volunteers that we can meet the rising demand for outreach and support of individuals and their families living with dementia. We strive to find the best match for your interests and talents and to provide a fulfilling and enriching volunteer opportunity for you.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Long-term volunteer opportunities are ideal for those interested in becoming part of a community committed to raising awareness about dementia.

Volunteers in ongoing roles with the Dementia Society are active representatives in the community, offering their talents and expertise to deliver presentations, facilitate support groups, and provide direct support to DSORC’s educational and social programming. Below are some areas where you may wish to get involved.

  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Support Services
  • Educational and Recreational Programs
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Office Administration and Fund Development

If you are interested in a long-term commitment volunteering with the Dementia Society, please complete the form below as a first step in the application process.

Long-Term Volunteer Application:

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Short-Term VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Dementia Society is pleased to offer volunteer opportunities to those who would prefer a short-term time commitment.

Whether you’re looking to gain new skills, meet people and build your network, or obtain professional experience, we would be happy to discuss potential volunteer roles that will work with your schedule. Below are some areas of work with shorter time commitments.

  • Walk for Dementia
  • Educational and Recreational Programs
  • Communications and Office Administration

If you are interested in volunteering with the Dementia Society, please complete the form below as a first step in the application process.

Short-Term Volunteer Application:

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As part of our screening process, volunteers who are interested in joining the Dementia Society are asked to complete an online application. Please fill out the form below and click “Submit” to let us know you are interested. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch to discuss the next steps in the process

If you have any questions, please contact volunteer@dsorc.org, call 613-523-4004 or fill in the form.

Current Opportunities

Please contact the Dementia Society Volunteer Coordinator directly at volunteer@dsorc.org to discuss currently available volunteer opportunities.

Volunteering with the Dementia Society

WHEN YOU VOLUNTEER WITH THE DEMENTIA SOCIETY, YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO:

  • Help make life better for those living with dementia
  • Help improve the quality of community life
  • Support a cause that you believe in
  • Work with other team members to achieve a specific goal

VOLUNTEERING HELPS YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR OWN LIFE:

  • Use your professional skills in a new setting
  • Meet other people who share your interests and passions
  • Learn new skills and discover new talents
  • Advance your career or gain experience and qualifications for future employment, scholarships, bursaries and academic programs
  • Build your network and establish contacts in your field of interest
  • Boost your health and reduce your stress
  • Have fun!
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