Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ]

Would you like to know more on the OCCRC Volunteer Program? Here are some Frequently Asked Questions.

Which benefits do I get from being a volunteer?

  • Diversify your experience in the workplace
  • Develop your skills
  • Share your talents and expertise
  • Meet people and make new friends
  • Make your CV more attractive to potential employers
  • Increased sense of self-worth by helping people
  • Participation in fun and rewarding activities
  • As a volunteer, you also get the opportunity to make a difference in your community

 

What does the OCCRC offer its volunteers?

  • Interesting tasks that can be completed on a flexible schedule (hours and dates)
  • Support in a welcoming, stimulating and fulfilling environment
  • Opportunities for orientation and training
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills
  • Opportunity to make a significant contribution to your community
  • Networking activities

 

In which OCCRC programs and activities do volunteers participate right now?

  • Early Years Centre
  • Food Bank
  • Fundraising initiatives
  • Special events
  • Community activities
  • Administration
  • Board of Directors
  • Committees
  • Family Support
  • Basic repairs and maintenance work
  • Christmas Program
  • Tax Clinics
  • Youth Program (ages 14 to 18)

Note: You can meet the requirement of 40 hours of volunteer work for student placements in the summer only

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