Cédric St-Amour

Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation

Cédric St-Amour is the volunteer coordinator for Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, which manages three museums in the Ottawa area: Science and Technology Museum, Agriculture and Food Museum, and Aviation and Space Museum. Teaches: Orientation and Training

Breanna Pizzuto

Talk Tools

Born and raised in Ottawa, Breanna has degrees from the University of Ottawa in Health Sciences and Psychology. Breanna has experience working various jobs in the healthcare and social services fields, including addictions, supportive housing and crisis intervention. With a strong passion for helping others and an interest in breaking down stigma surrounding mental health […]

Claudia von Zweck

Occupational Therapist

Claudia is an occupational therapist in private practice in Ottawa. She has diverse governance experience with not-for-profit organizations as a senior executive as well as through volunteer roles with a number of community agencies. Claudia was the corporate secretary on the VO Board from 2014-2020 and she currently serves as the project lead for several […]

Darcy Boucher

Bowda Creative Communications

Darcy Boucher is the founder and president of Bowda Creative Communications, an independent agency that provides Canadian businesses, organizations, and nonprofits with creative communications solutions. Established in 2013, they have since been providing their wide range of clients with social media, graphic design, communications and consulting services. Darcy is also the Marketing and Communications Manager […]

Darren Budd


Darren is a Senior Consultant and co-owner of Orbis Risk Consulting. He offers over 20 years of professional experience providing risk management, internal audit, IT audit, governance and process improvement services in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. An active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, he is Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Internal […]

David Bird

Bird’s Eye Marketing

David Bird is the Founder and Principal of Bird’s Eye Marketing, an Ottawa firm that specializes in getting businesses found on Google. He has been managing AdWords accounts for more than seven years and is a recognized digital advertising and promotion expert. David is certified with Google AdWords and has a Certificate of Achievement in […]

Esther Shainblum

B.A., LL.B., LL.M., CRM

Esther Shainblum, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., CRM – B.A., LL.B., LL.M., CRM – Ms. Shainblum practices at Carters Professional Corporation in the areas of charity and not for profit law, privacy law and health law. From 2005 to 2017 Ms. Shainblum was General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada, a national, […]

Heather Badenoch

Village PR

Heather Badenoch believes in the power of not-for-profits and the strength they have to effect change for people, animals and our environment. As the Chief Strategist at Village PR she provides communications planning and implementation, public relations, social media engagement, and training to not-for-profits across Canada. Heather works strategically and creatively with her clients to accomplish their communication […]

Jason Solomon

Statistics Canada

Jason is an IT project manager with Statistics Canada and enjoys collaborating with start-ups and innovation across all domains. In the past 25 years, Jason has worked and volunteered with not-for-profits, startups, academic institutions, public sector and spent 11 years in the military as an Infanteer.  Jason has previous experience in governance with both private […]

John Gilhooly


John Gilhooly has over 30 years of experience as a senior manager in a financial and risk management and accounting context; currently, he is a senior manager at BDO Canada. He is qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor, in addition to a Certification in Risk Management Assurance and a Master’s of […]


Find volunteer opportunities in person on September 23​

Logo for Volunteer Expo 2022, presented by Volunteer Ottawa.

Volunteer Expo is back this September 23 at Saint Paul University, 1–5 pm. Join us at this free event and explore volunteer opportunities face-to-face with local organizations!