Compassionate Ottawa is a community movement that works to change the way we think about living well, dying, death and grief and to strengthen the capacity of people to care for each other in times of serious illness and loss. We passionately believe that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy wellness and self-respect until the end of life.
We are hiring a part-time Program Manager!
(View PDF version) POSITION DESCRIPTION: PROGRAM MANAGER SUMMARY Compassionate Ottawa (CO), a volunteer-driven community organization that aims to build community capacity to care for one another, especially in times of serious illness, grief, loss, [...]
$106,400 OTF Grant Brings Communities Together to Learn and Support
Ottawa, ON – On Friday, local MPP Joel Harden met with the team at Compassionate Ottawa to celebrate the $106,400 Resilient Communities Fund grant they received from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The funding [...]
Showing Up For Grief
A new resource from the Death Literacy Institute, “Showing Up for Grief” offers simple tips that normalize grief as a natural part of life. Increase your knowledge on grief for everyday use. Booklet [...]
Compassionate Ottawa is committed to fighting exclusion and racism which has been present for centuries and has been acutely reported on in the last several years. Through our activities and representations, we will contribute to the dismantling of systemic oppression and exclusion of all groups that experience discrimination. Compassionate Ottawa is a learning organization, aware that striving for inclusion is a process. We are reaching out to communities to help us learn to be truly inclusive.
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