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Volunteering with the City of Ottawa

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.

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Volunteer opportunities with the City

Cleaning the Capital is a citywide cleanup campaign that occurs in the spring and fall of every year.

External opportunities


Volunteer Ottawa is a bilingual agency committed to building the capacity of our community through strong leadership and quality services.

Find out how you can volunteer for your favourite festival.

Canada is celebrating 150 years! Experience your Capital and Canada as never before during a full year of bold spectaculars, immersive experiences, and all-out celebrations.