Committee Members – Social Inclusion

at The Council on Aging of Ottawa (view profile)
Location 217-815 St-Laurent Blvd. Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7, Ottawa
Date Posted Jul 9
Category Accessible Community
Opportunity Type Volunteer
Subject Area Health and wellbeing
Estimated time (hours) 4-10
Targeted Skills Leadership, vision, public policy

Description

Committee Members play an active and engaged role on their committee, contributing relevant knowledge, skills, and expertise and carrying out specific activities aimed at determining and furthering the priorities of their committee.

Goal

To ensure that seniors have support and help when they need it, are able to participate in activities and feel connected and valued.

Priorities

  • Develop a work plan to ensure an ongoing commitment to support seniors in the community.
  • Develop, maintain and increase a network of initiatives in the City that addresses social isolation.
  • Provide education opportunities to organizations to address identified gaps.
  • Better understand and increase the community‚Äôs understanding of the barriers to social inclusion.
  • Ensure that COA committees are using an isolation lens in all aspects of their work.
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