Volunteer to help local organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2020

Illustration of a person doing remote work.

As you know, the entire world is affected by the current pandemic. While we need to respect physical distancing guidelines and government directives, it is still possible to lend a hand where needed. 

Where else to look for volunteer opportunities?

If you’re in good health and if you have some time to give, there are local organizations who are in need of volunteers to assist with various COVID-19 relief efforts.

  • Remote placements are always available through the uOttawa Community Engagement Navigator.You can access it through your uoZone applications.


Need help navigating these resources?

The Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement remains open. Our placement officers are here to help you find a meaningful volunteer placement where you will gain valuable experience and skills.

To learn more about volunteering, check out one of the resources listed above or select a placement on the Community Engagement Navigator on uoZone which will be updated regularly.

To learn more about your options and to set up a virtual meeting with a Placement Officer to discuss how to get involved in your community you may:


We will update this article with new organizations and opportunities as they become available.

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