Volunteer in the Ottawa Community

Go beyond your academic success in Sprott. Below are charities around Ottawa where you can volunteer your time and make a difference! Click on the organizations' for more information.


Ottawa Food Bank

The Ottawa Food Bank helps people get beyond the hunger, by delivering fresh food to people who are in need of it and educating them on preparing nutritious food on an extreme budget

AOE Arts Council of Ottawa

AOE Arts Council has been working with Ottawa’s arts community for 28 years to build a vibrant and sustainable sector.  As a dynamic, bilingual arts service organization, the Arts Council works with the community to support, promote and develop the vitality of the arts in Ottawa. The AOE Arts Council aims to create opportunities for artists, provide promotional and professional development, shared resources, and an informed voice for the Arts.

United Way

United Way is committed to making a measurable, lasting change in our community for both today and for tomorrow. United Way identifies diverse challenges that Ottawa neighbourhoods face and invests time and money in order to create programs that tackles those problems. 


LiveWorkPlay aims to help the community welcome people with intellectual disabilities to live, work, and play as valued citizens, by offering various strategies on inclusion and educating the community on their role on inclusion.

City of Ottawa 

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a wide range of mentoring opportunities to meet the varied needs of volunteers, children and families. Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.

Financial Management Institute Capital Chapter

Financial Management Institute is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit volunteer association. Today the fmi*igf operates with fourteen Chapters across Canada, all working to improve the financial management of all levels of the public sector.



Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity operates in 100 countries, building over 200,000 houses, and shelters 1 million children and adults around the globe. Habitat for Humanity GO gives an opportunity to get involved and share your talents by building homes and building hope.

The Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Offering a wide range of programs spanning from migrant and refugee services to bullying prevention to first aid and CPR.