Tag: Volunteering

Call for Volunteers for Haunted Historic Village

| September 14, 2015 | 3 Comments
Call for Volunteers for Haunted Historic Village

  Coming this October, Ottawa’s most terrifying Halloween experience is back, and they want YOU to be a part of it! Help the Haunted Historic Village frighten it’s followers by joining their cast and crew. Roles are now open for hospitality service, and actors that have the skill to thrill!    Contact museums@ottawa.ca for more volunteering details. Must […]

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Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

| May 19, 2015 | 15 Comments
Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Summer is undoubtedly an exciting time for families. The kids have no school and their parents have the opportunity to spend valuable time with their children, often taking them on summer vacations. Instead of spending the holidays by the lake or an expensive city, it might be a nice change to take the entire family […]

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My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments
My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

  Ever since my children were registered into recreational sports such as soccer and hockey, my husband and I volunteered with the local youth organizations in the positions of convenor and/or assistant coach. We always thought that it was necessary to teach our children the importance of giving back to their community without being paid for our time […]

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September, Kids, and Giving Back

| September 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
September, Kids, and Giving Back

  Photo courtesy of Samantha Ball The month of September has obvious connotations for people – school bags, learning, new school clothes and supplies. For me, it reminds me of September 2010, when I had a completely magical experience volunteering with several friends in Kenya. After having fundraised together for several years, we raised enough […]

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