Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live inAuthor Unknown
Ottewell is a fantastic place to live, raise a family, and enjoy events and programs with your neighbours! We are constantly making improvements, which would not be possible without YOU, the Community members. There are so many opportunities to make a difference in your community.
Currently Looking For:
Thursday Market Volunteers
Help us set-up, facilitate, and answer any questions customers & small businesses might have in our local community league!
You don’t need to come every Thursday, we’re looking to build a roster of available volunteers, volunteer with a friend and hang out at the market for a couple hours, supporting small business YEG!
Typical hours are from 2:30 to greet the vendors and assist with marketing opening and operations, selling memberships, fundraisers, and take down/ clean until 7:30pm. We can adjust the schedule to meet your needs. We welcome any hours you want to give!
Help the community with our annual casino fundraiser 2023!
Website Content Creators
Are you interested in photography, telling stories, or connecting people to programs and events they love?
We’re looking to bring more hands on deck to build up our website to be all thigs Ottewell.
No experience necessary, wordpress training provided. Commitment is 2-4 hours / per month that you can do from home with your computer.
General Volunteer Opportunities
- Volunteer at the next community event
- Coach a sports team
- Attend a Board meeting
- Help out at the rink
- Work a bingo
- Even do something as simple as shovelling your neighbour’s walk!
The Ottewell Community League Board meets ONLINE or in person (contact below) on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm from August to June, with the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the May meeting.
Anyone is free to attend these board meetings; however, only those community members who live within Ottewell Community Proper have the right to vote on matters discussed.
Become an active member… share your ideas today and together, we can make our community even better tomorrow!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about how you want to attend meetings and/or get involved within the Community League or at a board level.