Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Entertainment
Organization types: Disabilities, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
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Do you play the piano? Guitar? Another musical instrument? Do you enjoy singing? Carleton Lodge is looking for talented people who want to share their love of music with our residents. Various times and settings are available: playing soft background music before or during mealtime, entertaining large groups, accompanying at sing-alongs, playing at church services. Music enriches the lives of our residents and gives great satisfaction to our volunteer musicians.

(For a list of volunteer opportunities with the City of Ottawa go to, click on Living in Ottawa, then Volunteering. You can then browse all volunteer opportunities and apply directly to them)

Volunteer location:
55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1. Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.


Kim Ouellette
@City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Entertainment
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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