Mission Statement

Ottawa Neighbourhood Watch is a community-driven program that works with our members and community partners to strengthen Ottawa neighbourhoods and reduce opportunities for crime.

ONW: Board Of  Directors

  • President: Moe Charlebois
  • Vice-President: Thomas Hawkeswood
  • Events and Community Engagement- Tanya Hein
  • Secretary: Heather Fisher
  • Director at Large: Victor McNabney
  • Director at Large: Ian Govan
  • Director at Large: Kathy Fisher 
  • Police Members: Sergeant. Arthur Wong
  • OPS Business Owner: Cst. Jeffrey Kostuch

Join the Board

ONW is currently looking to fill the three volunteer Director positions listed below.  Applicants are asked to submit a full resume to the ONW Secretary via email at ONWboard@hotmail.com.

Please clearly state in the Subject Line which position you are applying for.

Volunteer Social Media Administrator for ONW

The Social Media director will administer ONW’s social media marketing and advertising administration including but is not limited to:

  • Establishing an effective communication strategy leveraging all common social media platforms
  • Development of brand awareness and online reputation
  • Content management
  • SEO (search engine optimization) and generation of inbound traffic
  • Cultivation of leads and sales
  • Maintenance of website / Facebook / Twitter

The Social Media Manager is a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for Crime Prevention. An essential component is communicating our brand in a positive, authentic way what will attract today’s citizens to get excited about Crime Prevention and Ottawa Neighborhood Watch!

Volunteer applicants to this position must be willing to submit to a police background check, have the availability to meet at least once per month in person, and to commit a minimum of 4 hours per month to Board activities. Applicants should be team players with a passion for crime prevention and being involved on a city-wide level. The selection process will include an interview and reference checks on successful members who qualify.

Volunteer Treasurer Director for ONW

The Volunteer Treasurer Director would be responsible for managing the finances of the Board, including the board’s review of and action related to, financial responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Ensures appropriate financial reports are made available to the board
  • Establishing status as a registered charity
  • Regularly reports to board on key financial events, trends, concerns, and assessment of fiscal health
  • Provides annual budget to the board for members’ approval
  • Ensures development and board review of financial procedures and systems
  • Experience with and knowledge of CRA polices and accounting as it relates to charitable organizations.

Volunteer applicants to this position must be willing to submit to a police background check, have the availability to meet at least once per month in person, and to commit a minimum of 4 hours per month to Board activities. Applicants should be team players with a passion for crime prevention and being involved on a city-wide level. The selection process will include an interview and reference checks on successful members who qualify.

 Volunteer Director at large for ONW

The volunteer director at large is a general position and duties will change as defined in ONW Governance or as needed to fulfill board requirements and address overall organizational goals.

  • Attend board meetings
  • Participate in discussion
  • Participate as needed in sub committees

Volunteer applicants to this position must be willing to submit to a police background check, have the availability to meet once per month in person, and to commit a minimum of 4 hours per month to the Board. Applicants should be team players with a passion for crime prevention and being involved on a city-wide level. The selection process will include an interview and reference checks on successful members who qualify.

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