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CNEO News

Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario – Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
We will host our 2024 Annual General Meeting on June 18th at the Centre Pauline-Charron! More details will follow.
• Posted: June 4, 2024

Jobs & volunteering

Lowertown Community Resource Centre/Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville
The Lowertown Community Resource Centre is looking for a Summer Camp Counsellor, Youth Recreation Program Coordinator and a Program Delivery Officer.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
We are seeking a full time Operations Manager for our well established groundskeeping business. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Owen Freiheit at ofreiheit@causewayworkcenter.org by June 21st, 2024.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Hospice Care Ottawa
Hospice Care Ottawa is recruiting Bilingual Nurses!
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa
The deadline to complete the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) public survey, seeking feedback on the introduction of in-car camera pilot project, has been extended to Friday, June 14th.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is hiring a Community Outreach & Program Support Worker. This is three month contract with the possibility of extension. Closing date is June 28th, 2024.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Causeway Work Centre
Causeway is looking for a FT/ permanent Recreation Service Provider who would be responsible for delivering all recreation, leisure and sport activities to provide opportunities and encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle and well-being for all CHO clients. The closing date to apply is June 24, 2024. Please submit resume and cover letter to lcarmichael@causewayworkcentre.org
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for Early Childhood Educators - ECE/RECE - 2 full-time job openings!
• Posted: June 3, 2024
CAPSA
CAPSA is currently seeking applicants to fill multiple vacancies on its governance board of directors. Whether you are an ally or a person with lived or living experience with substance use disorder, we are interested in connecting with you.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) is seeking to hire a part-time Crisis Counsellor (VAW) to join its counselling team and a Therapeutic Counsellor to join its crisis team. Apply by June 12th 2024.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Community Worker.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Action-logement
Action-housing is hiring two full-time housing caseworkers! If you are passionate about supporting communities and want to make a tangible difference in the lives of low-income individuals and families, this opportunity is for you.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
The Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is looking for 2 Settlement Counsellor (Youth) – Canada Summer Jobs, an Executive Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs, a R613 Community Outreach Coordinator – Bilingual (English & French), a R613 Project Manager and a FCRP Project Coordinator/Employment Counsellor.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre
Crossroads is looking for a full-time Child & Family Therapist to work in their Day Treatment Program.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Bruyère
Bruyère is looking for a Bus Driver  
• Posted: May 24, 2024
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
The Sandy Hill Community Health Centre is looking for a Medical Office Assistant and a Harm Reduction Worker.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Collège La Cité
Collège La Cité is looking for employers interested in welcoming one or a few of the more than 400 co-op students looking to complete an internship in the summer of 2024. Discover the opportunities available to employers participating in the co-op program, designed to establish rewarding relationships between students and employers and to provide valuable work experience to our students.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Carlington Community Health Centre
The Carlington Community Health Centre is looking for a Manager of Finance and Administration - Full-time, Permanent 
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Ottawa Riverkeeper / Garde-rivière des Outaouais
The Ottawa Riverkeeper is looking for Volunteers for its Learning Lab
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Hintonburg Community Association
The Hintonburg Community Association is looking for Volunteers.
• Posted: May 23, 2024

News & events

CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect has just shared its June 2024 On the Radar newsletter, including information about a New process for making complaints about the police.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Canadian Organic Growers-Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter
The Canadian Organic Growers-Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter has shared its June 2024 Newsletter.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Homeless Hub
Homeless Hub have just shared their latest newsletter on Commemorating Indigenous History Month and Pride Month
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Ottawa Tool Library
The Ottawa Tool Library has just shared their latest Newsletter
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Vanier Museopark/Muséoparc Vanier
The Vanier Museopark has just shared its June 2024 Newsletter
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Employment and Social Development Canada
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has new funding opportunities: Enabling Accessibility Fund: Small Projects Component, Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component: National AccessAbility Week Stream and Enabling Accessibility Fund: Youth Innovation Component
• Posted: June 13, 2024
CharityVillage
Applications are now open for the 4th annual CharityVillage Awards!
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared its June 6th 2024 Communiqué.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has shared a Disaster Relief resource one-pager that can be shared within your community, advising on which services may be impacted and steps that individuals can take to minimize disruption to their benefits and credits.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Kind Space
Kind Space has just shared its June 2024 Newsletter
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario – Navigation communautaire de l’est ontarien
We will host our 2024 Annual General Meeting on June 18th at the Centre Pauline-Charron! More details will follow.
• Posted: June 4, 2024
City for All Women Initiative / Initiative : une ville pour toutes les femmes
The City for All Women Initiative will host its Annual General Meeting on June 27th.
• Posted: June 4, 2024
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa's 2024 Annual General Meeting will be held on June 20th.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario
On June 12th, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario will celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness has just shared a blog post on 5 Strategies for Nurturing Relationships with Landlords in Housing First Programs.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Lowertown Community Resource Centre/Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville
Lowertown Community Resource Centre's 2024 Annual General Meeting will be held on June 11th.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
United Way East Ontario / Centraide Est de l’Ontario
United Way East Ontario have shared their latest Newsletter on Preventing the “summer slide”.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
CharityVillage
CharityVillage has just shared an article on Creating Disability Inclusive Workplaces — Dispelling Myths And Applying Universal Design Principles To Foster Disability Inclusion.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute
On June 12th, the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute will host a public lecture and panel session on Engaging Patients to Transform Research and Healthcare.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
World Skills Employment Centre
World Skills Employment Centre is hosting a webinar to introduce the Inclusive and Equitable Workplace for Newcomers project. The webinar will be held on June 19 from 3-4 pm. This event is open to newcomers, employers, community partners and the public.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Ontario Trillium Foundation / Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario
The Ontario Trillium Foundation's Seed grant application period is now open until June 26, 2024
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre / Centre antifraude du Canada
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has shared a Warning on crypto and romance frauds.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
BFO Ottawa
The Annual BFO Ottawa Butterfly Event 2024 is scheduled for June 9th at Beechwood National Cemetery in person.  Please see the attached Media Release if you plan on attending.
• Posted: June 2, 2024
Hintonburg Community Association
The Hintonburg Community Association will hold a special general members meeting on the evening of June 13th
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Saint Paul University
Researchers at Saint Paul University have just released Feeling Like an Insider or Just a Means to an End?: Equity and Inclusion Through the Lens of Immigrant Frontline Workers in the Ontario Settlement Sector, a report of a year-long research project that explored the implementation of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) practices of grassroots settlement organizations in Ontario.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada has shared its May 2024 Business and Community Newsletter.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Ottawa Restorative Justice Network
The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network has shared its May 2024 Newsletter.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Ontario Legal Information Centre/Centre d’information juridique de l’Ontario
Ontario Legal Information Centre just released theirMay 2024 newsletter
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative / Initiative pour les enfants et les jeunes
The Ottawa Child & Youth Initiative has shared its May 2024 Bulletin.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Centre d’Éducation Financière EBO/ Financial Education Centre EBO
The EBO Financial Education Centre will host its 2024 Annual General Meeting on June 13th.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization have shared their May 2024 Helpline Bulletin.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa has shared its latest Info-Flash newsletter.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Equitable Access to Reading Program
New funding opportunities are available for Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component: Equitable Access to Reading Program
• Posted: May 23, 2024
The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
On May 27th, the Council on Aging of Ottawa will host their 2024 Spring Luncheon.
• Posted: May 23, 2024
Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab
Nominations are now open for the fourth annual Making the Shift Youth Homelessness Prevention Awards
• Posted: May 23, 2024

Support groups

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region
BFO will host weekly Virtual Support and Share events this month.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
The Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends Ottawa invites fellow bereaved parents in the Ottawa area to join our support group on June 6th through a virtual meeting and on June 18th in-person. Please visit our website for more information. All meetings are confidential and run by facilitators who are also grieving parents.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa will be starting up their Relapse Prevention and Life after Trauma program starting on June 12th and 13th 2024.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Good To Be Good
Good To Be Good will host their Free Monthly Peer Support Group – this group is open to women and gender-diverse community members across Canada who identify as living with disabilities, experiencing mental health challenges, social isolation, interpersonal violence, or marginalization and barriers in their day-to-day life and would like to connect with others who share similar experiences.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
The Royal’s Family Advisory Council (FAC)
On June 13th, the Royal's Family Advisory Council (FAC) will host a Coffee pot; friendly, casual events for staff and volunteers to chat over cake and coffee.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County/La société de la démence d’Ottawa et du comté de Renfrew
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County released their new calendars for all the upcoming events, education and activities. Find it here!
• Posted: May 30, 2024

Training & employment programs

Ottawa Newcomer Entrepreneurs Hub (ONE Hub)
The Ottawa Newcomer Entrepreneurs Hub (ONE Hub) will host a monthly Information Session.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
CLEO Connect
On June 20th, CLEO Connect will host a training on ODSP Denied: Navigating the Social Benefits Tribunal 
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Ecoequitable
Ecoequitable’s SEWING FOR JOBS application portal is now open! Sewing for jobs is a sewing training program designed to equip newcomers and women experiencing barriers to employment with the necessary skills to thrive in their next chapter. Apply today to join the next semester for September 2024. Visit the website to learn more and apply.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
CLEO Connect
CLEO’s has just shared a new Guided Pathway for Small Claims Court
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Hidden Harvest Ottawa
On June 25th, Hidden Harvest Ottawa will host its 2024 Neighbourhood Leader Training Introduction.
• Posted: June 13, 2024
Volunteer Ottawa/Bénévoles Ottawa
Volunteer Ottawa is offering a varity of workshops, on tech innovations, equity and diversity and other subjects. Find more here.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
CLEO Connect
On June 6th, CLEO Connect will host an information session to introduce its new CPP-Disability: A Guided Pathway to request reconsideration or appeal when denied to frontline workers.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa is recruiting students for its Industrial Sewing Machine Training Program. The deadline to apply is June 10th, 2024.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Homelessness Learning Hub
The Homelessness Learning Hub has just shared a New Webinar Recording: Human Rights Solutions To Encampments 
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
On May 22nd, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness hosted a panel discussion on “It’s Not Just the Big Cities Anymore”: Upcoming Panel on Urban and Rural Displacement. The recording is now available online.
• Posted: June 3, 2024
Community Pentecostal Church, Orleans
The Community Pentecostal Church in Orléans will host the CAP Money Course to help take complete control of your finances and feel confident moving forward, no matter what life throws at you. Learn skills so that your bills will be covered, debt can be paid, saving is possible, and giving can be a joy. Contact Shiela Waddell at swaddell@cpcorleans.ca
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness has shared a panel discussion on Overrepresented and Understudied: A Spotlight on Black Youth Homelessness Prevention.
• Posted: May 30, 2024
CLEO Connect
On June 6th, CLEO Connect will host a webinar on CPP-Disability: A Guided Pathway to request reconsideration or appeal when denied
• Posted: May 30, 2024
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre & CNEO / Centre Antifraude du Canada et NCEO
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre & CNEO, in the context of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2024, will be hosting two presentations on Fraud: one in French on May 28th, and one in English on May 29th. Space is limited, register soon!
• Posted: May 24, 2024
TechSoup Canada
On May 30th, TechSoup Canada will host Are you concerned about AI's growing power gap?
• Posted: May 23, 2024
CLEO Connect
On May 28th, CLEO Connect will host a webinar on Pride and Protest: Strategies to Protect and Advance 2SLGBTQIA+ Rights in Ontario.
• Posted: May 23, 2024