Volunteer and Make a Difference in the Community


Welcome to the Ottawa Jewish Community Volunteer Center! Whether you’re looking for a short or long term commitment, there are opportunities for you. Have a particular skill? Let us know, we’ll help you find a role that is rewarding and enjoyable for you.


Our community would not be the same without the tremendous support of our volunteers. From being a buddy to one of our community members with developmental disabilities, to donating several hours of your time to help an agency’s board redesign their marketing strategy, let us match you to a meaningful opportunity that best suits your needs and interests.


Click here to register your Volunteer Profile.


  • Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Landau

    Michael Landau was born and raised in Ottawa. After living in Toronto for nine years, he decided to come home to Ottawa to settle down. A seasoned fundraiser, Michael dedicates most of his efforts to raising money to help the community as a whole. Michael has extensive history Chairing major community fundraisers such as Golf Tournaments and the community Walk-a-Thon.


Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is an essential Jewish value. Rabbi Shimon says that there are three pillars that the world rests upon: Torah, Avodah (service), and Gemilut Chasidim (acts of kindness) Pirkei Avot 1:2. Contribute to “Tikkun Olam” and repairing the world, through supporting the community with action.


How Volunteer Matching Works:

Fill out a Volunteer Profile to outline your specific volunteer interests, skills and availability, and someone will contact and meet with you to find the perfect fit. We will give you multiple opportunities until you find the most meaningful match.


Get started, set up your volunteer profile.

Have Questions?

We're here to help! For more information, contact Lindsay: 613-798-4698 ext.355,