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Ottawa 2017-12-05T15:39:55+00:00

OTTAWA, ON

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IMMEDIATE NEEDS

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

5-10 hrs/wk

flexible

COMMUNICATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA

5-8 hrs/wk

flexible

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

5-10 hrs/wk

some weekday avail an asset

Men or Women Volunteers


Description:  As Connecting Streams grows, so does the need for some of our staff team to have administrative help in place. The duties for this volunteer position vary; may include regular flexible-time tasks.


Currently Available

 Title: Administrative Assistant

Time: 5 to 10 hours per week, flexible

Position:  

  • We are in need of someone with a strong commitment to the Vision and Mission of Connecting Streams to assist our Ottawa Volunteer Coordinator.
  • This person will work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator in the screening and placement process of new volunteers for the Ottawa area.
  • This position is well-suited to someone who:
    • has good oral and written communication skills,
    • has administrative and computer skills,
    • has good organizational skills,
    • has the ability to maintain confidentiality, and
    • is reliable and responsible.

Description:  Staying connected through the various social media platforms plays an important role in the growth of the Connecting Streams Ministry.


Currently Available

Staff member requiring assistance:  Theresa Quann and tbd

Time: 5 to 8 hours per week, flexible

Position:  

  • We are in need of someone with a strong commitment to the Vision and Mission of Connecting Streams to assist our Ottawa City Leader and Volunteer Coordinator.  
  • This person will create ministry and volunteer e-newsletters using our TAKE2 videos and input from the Ottawa City Leader. Manage the CS Ottawa Facebook page and provide assistance with website content updates.
  • This position is well-suited to someone who:
    • has good oral and written communication skills,
    • has in-depth computer skills,
    • has good knowledge of the latest social media platforms,,
    • has the ability to implement tactics to strengthen awareness and messaging,
    • is detail-oriented, and
    • is reliable and responsible.

Description:  Prayer is foundational and key to the work of Connecting Streams.  This team prays for the volunteers, those to whom we minister, the staff, and the overall work of the ministry of Connecting Streams.


Staff member requiring assistance:  Deborah

Time:  3-5 hours per week, flexible

Position:  

We are in need of someone with a strong commitment to the Vision and Mission of Connecting Streams to assist our Ottawa Training and Leadership Development staff member.

This person will prepare and lead the on-line weekly prayer meetings, compile key points and circulate to all intercessors, and initiate monthly connection with each intercessor and provide encouragement and support.

This position is well-suited to someone who:

  • feels called to be an intercessor,
  • is Spirit-led and discerning, and
  • has great interpersonal skills.

Description:  As Connecting Streams Ottawa grows, so does the need to come alongside our regular volunteers to provide them support, encouragement and help them find the best fit for their giftings.


 Title:  Volunteer Coordinator

Time:  5 to 10 hours per week, flexible (some weekday availability an asset)

Position:  

We are in need of someone with a strong commitment to the Vision and Mission of Connecting Streams to assist our Ottawa Training and Leadership Development staff.

This person will work closely with volunteers, doing volunteer intake, represent and promote Connecting Streams at events, encourage volunteers to grow, and assist with training events.

This position is well-suited to someone who:

  • has good written and communication skills,
  • has good organizational skills,
  • has interpersonal skills, and
  • is energetic, reliable and responsible.

Description: This group ministers to immigrants, refugees and newcomers to Ottawa by teaching English as a second language. Our aim is to build relationship while helping them learn English.


Team Leaders:    Deborah and Theresa

Time:  evenings

What to expect:  These teams will meet downtown, one evening a week from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Each evening includes:

  • an activity-based English lesson,
  • conversational practice, and
  • short talks about Jesus to encourage newcomers as they seek to integrate into society.

We can provide training and resources for the English lessons.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • team leaders
  • weekly volunteers

Location:  395 Somerset Street West, Ottawa


Description: This group ministers to seniors in city-operated apartments. It is a fun and safe place to meet new friends, enjoy food, share stories and ask spiritual questions.


Team Leaders:    Deborah and Theresa

Time:  Mondays  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

What to expect:  Volunteers who can look after the set up and take down of the chairs, etc., and bring snacks. Volunteers meet, greet, and interact with the residents.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • two team leaders
  • weekly volunteers

Location:  60 Cambridge Street North, Ottawa


Description:  This group ministers to adults with complex care needs who deal with a variety of health challenges and spiritual needs.


Team Leaders:   Deborah and Theresa

Time:   Saturdays  12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

What to expect:   Set up and tear down of room, porter patients to the fifth floor and back, worship and singing, biblical teaching and encouragement. After the event, time for the team to debrief and learn from one another.

Current Volunteer Needs: 

  • lead vocalist and musician
  • porters to bring residents to and from the service
  • volunteers to encourage, welcome, and help patients know they are loved and cared for; to pray with patients as requested

This team always has room for committed, regular volunteers who are looking for a practical way to demonstrate the love and care of Jesus. Ongoing, on-site mentoring/coaching provided.

Location:  60 Cambridge Street North, Ottawa


Description:  This group ministers to adults with complex care needs who deal with a variety of health challenges and spiritual needs.


Team Leaders:  Deborah and Theresa

Time:  tbd – weekly for 1.5 hrs

What to expect:  

Open in prayer as a team; volunteers visit in pairs those patients who have very little or no visitors. These patients will be assigned by the team leader. Visitations will be in the patient’s room and will last from 5 to 15 minutes. The purpose is to show them compassion and love.

Current Volunteer Needs:   

  • team leaders
  • volunteers to encourage, welcome, and help patients know they are loved and cared for and pray with patients as requested

This team always has room for committed, regular volunteers who are looking for a practical way to demonstrate the love and care of Jesus by their actions without proselytizing.

Ongoing, on-site mentoring/coaching provided.

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