Have a positive impact on our
community and your employees.
Become an Ottawa Mission Corporate Volunteer.

Every week hundreds of volunteers work alongside our trained staff to ensure we meet the needs of people who are homeless, hungry and hurting. Through our Corporate Giving Program, we are pleased to provide volunteer opportunities for employee groups. Experience the impact that your company can make in the lives of the people we serve, while inspiring your employees and boosting morale.

Our corporate volunteering options are outlined below. We hope to work together with you to find the very best possible group volunteering experience – one that responds to our organization’s needs, as well as your group’s interests and capacities.

Packages are tailored to individual groups. We are happy to hear any suggestions that you may have!

SO WHAT CAN YOU DO?

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL: $10,000

Description

Maximize your impact and increase your company profile by volunteering for a full-day at The Ottawa Mission. Not only will you be creating a lasting experience for your employees but you will also be supporting your local community.

How many volunteers?  

The number of volunteers depends on the volunteer activity your organization chooses.  To learn more about available full-day options, please contact Bianca Oran at boran@ottawamission.com or (613) 234-1155 ext. 424.

What do we offer?  

  • A full-day of group volunteering based upon your group’s interests and availability. Many options are available such as helping to renovate or redecorate certain areas of the facilities, hosting a community barbeque at the shelter, etc.
  • A presentation and facilitated discussion regarding homelessness and how The Ottawa Mission’s programs and services support people in need.
  • A tour of The Mission.
  • Depending on the volunteer activity, a representative from one of The Ottawa Mission’s programs will speak to the group.
  • A catered lunch for volunteers.

What are the corporate visibility benefits?

  • A banner advertising your partnership displayed at the shelter.
  • An article profiling your corporate impact in The Ottawa Mission Foundation’s newsletter.
  • Recognition on social media.
  • The option to include a bus for pick-up/drop-off.
  • A Thank You Video, posted on social media and to be shared with employees.

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL – $3,000 – $5,000

Description

Escape the office for a half-day of volunteering and your team will bring back nothing but good morale and the team spirit they have gained.

How many volunteers?

Generally 6-25 volunteers – depending on activity.

What do we offer?

  • A half-day of group volunteering tailored to your group’s interests and availability. Various options such as helping with food preparation, cleaning around the shelter, serving a special lunch to clients, etc.
  • A presentation and facilitated discussion about homelessness and how The Ottawa Mission’s programs and services support people in need.
  • A tour of The Mission.
  • A catered lunch for volunteers.

What are the corporate visibility benefits?

  • A banner advertising your partnership displayed at the shelter.
  • An article profiling your corporate impact in The Ottawa Mission Foundation’s newsletter.
  • Recognition on social media.
  • As an additional benefit we would create a video to circulate to employees.

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL – $1,500

Description

Give your team the opportunity to see first-hand the impact that volunteering as a group can have on those in need.

How many volunteers?

This depends on the recreational activity. To learn more about available options, please contact Bianca Oran at boran@ottawamission.com or (613) 234-1155 ext. 424

What do we offer?

  • A two-hour to half-day activity during which volunteers will have the opportunity to interact with clients. Options include hosting a recreational activity, hosting a party for clients, etc.
  • A presentation and facilitated discussion about homelessness and how The Ottawa Mission’s programs and services support people in need.

What are the corporate visibility benefits?

  • Recognition on social media.
  • A blog post highlighting your business organization.

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL – $500

Description

Take a break from the office and come together as a team to have an immediate impact upon people in need and learn first-hand about homelessness.

How many volunteers?

  • Suggested group of 10-15 volunteers.

What do we offer?

  • A two-hour group volunteering opportunity, from either 9-11 am or 1-3 pm.
  • A presentation and facilitated discussion about homelessness and how The Ottawa Mission’s programs and services support those in need.

What are the corporate visibility opportunities?

  • Recognition on social media.

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL – $500

Description

No time to come down for a visit to the shelter? Group volunteering can be done at any time, from the convenience of your own office!

What do we offer?

  • A one to two-hour group volunteering activity preparing food items for Ottawa Mission clients.  Some options include preparing treat package kits (suggested group of 4-8 volunteers), sandwich kits, savoury or sweet kebab kits, etc. (suggested group of 5-10 volunteers).
  • The possibility of having a guest speaker visit your office to speak about homelessness and how The Ottawa Mission’s programs and services support those in need.

We provide the supplies. You and your co-workers simply assemble and call us when they are ready to be picked up.

What are the corporate visibility benefits?

  • Recognition on social media.

Want to learn more about our Corporate Volunteer Opportunities? Please contact Bianca Oran at boran@ottawamission.com or (613) 234-1155 ext. 424