Volunteering at World Skills

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Why Volunteer?

Did you know that more than half of Canada’s 161,000 non-profit and charitable organizations have no paid staff and rely on volunteers? Over 13 million volunteers contribute 2.1 billion hours annually—Volunteering is a way of life in Canada and we are very proud of it.

At World Skills Employment Centre our volunteers contribute more than 3000 hours per year.

If you’re a newcomer who is looking for a way to learn more about the Canadian workplace culture, volunteering is a great way to do that.

Benefits of volunteering at World Skills:

  • Gaining Canadian work experience in a supportive environment
  • Practicing and developing your skills
  • Directly impacting the community
  • Expanding your professional network
  • Meeting new people, making friends and building your connections

Interested in becoming a volunteer at World Skills? Register now by completing our Volunteer Application Form and sending it to: Volunteer@ottawa-worldskills.org

For any other volunteer opportunities please visit Volunteer Ottawa’s website.

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