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Office Hours

  • September – May: Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 4:30pm
  • June – August: Monday to Friday, 8:45am  to 3:30pm

On-site services and telephone services are closed until further notice. For information and queries, please email us at servingothers@uottawa.ca.



The Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement promotes lifelong community engagement and social responsibility among uOttawa students. Integrating academics with meaningful volunteer service through community and faculty partnerships, the Centre supports students in contributing to stronger communities, positive social change and a more active university locally, nationally and internationally.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities and our events, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and like our Facebook page.


Engaged Citizens for Thriving Communities


    • To foster social responsibility, leadership and skills development, whatever students’ level of engagement.
    • To cultivate impact-driven partnerships to address community priorities and improve student learning.
    • To connect students to local and international community engagement opportunities.


    Inclusion and respect
    • We are open, honest and transparent in our dealings with students, community partners and staff.
    • We treat everyone in a respectful, equitable manner.
    • We value diversity and accessibility.
    • We take a positive attitude to new ideas and change.
    • We build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • We help connect community engagement to classroom learning.
    • We work as a team to find solutions.
    • We enable students to reach their potential by offering opportunities to develop knowledge, transferable skills and social awareness.
    • We contribute to a culture of social responsibility.
    • We take responsibility for our actions through self-development and learning.
    • We practice active listening.
    • We facilitate mutually beneficial experiential learning opportunities.
    • We meet stakeholders wherever they are on the continuum of engagement and suggest options based on their needs.



    Staff Directory

    General Inquiries




    Janick Lobb

    Executive Administrator
    (Temporary Assignment)

    613-562-5800 ext. 5945


    General Inquiries
    Promotion and website
    Event Planning
    Extracurricular Volunteering

    Alexandra Baril

    Manager, Community Engagement

    613-562-5800 ext. 4881






    Karen Hamilton

    Placement Officer


    613-562-5800 ext.1730

    CSL and EV Placements
    Days of Service
    Alternative Student Break
    Clubs and Associations

    Roxanne Dupont

    Placement Officer

    613-562-5800 ext. 6959




    CSL and EV placements

    Sharmaine Nelles

    Placement Officer

    613-562-5800 ext. 2729


    CSL and EV placements

    Lynne Pilon

    Placement Officer

    613-562-5800 ext. 6959


    CSL and EV placements

    Céline Doucet

    Placement Officer

    613-562-5800 ext. 1795


    CSL and EV placements
    TD Environmental Leaders Program

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