The City of Ottawa appreciates the talents and time that individuals, groups and families donate to City of Ottawa events and activities. We welcome new and current volunteers to the City of Ottawa and will strive to provide exciting and rewarding volunteering experiences.

An usher volunteers at Centrepointe Theatre

House crew

Learn more about becoming a volunteer with the House Crew at Centrepointe Theatre.

Teens providing computer assistance.

You can make a difference!

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A Stage Crew volunteer focuses a light in the catwalk at Centrepointe Theatre

Stage crew

Interested in technical support or working behind the scenes? Discover our Stage Crew volunteer opportunities.

Teens cleaning up a park.

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Ready to volunteer? Check out our volunteer portal!

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Shaw Centre – Board of Directors

The City of Ottawa is currently recruiting residents to serve on the Shaw Centre – Board of Directors (2 positions)

External opportunities

ottawa 2017, CIBCOttawa 2017

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation and Canadians will gather in their Capital to join local residents in a year of celebration. Get involved!



Confront your fears

Friday & Saturday nights in October, the City of Ottawa Museums present: The Haunted Historic Village & Haunted House on the Hill

We are now recruiting volunteer cast and crew members for Ottawa’s hottest haunted experiences. Cast members must be at least 16 years old. Contact by September 16, 2016.

Breastfeeding Buddies

Would you like to promote a healthy start in life by supporting mothers who want to breastfeed? Did you breastfeed your baby for a minimum of 6 months? Become a Breastfeeding Buddy volunteer with Ottawa Public Health. For more information:

e-mail or
phone 613-580-6744, ext. 23932