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The Ottawa Safety Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an organization that celebrates and supports diversity and inclusion. We pride ourselves on creating a safe work environment that reflects the various needs of our clients and the communities we serve.

When you work at the Ottawa Safety Council, you are working with an organization that makes an impact in the lives of children and communities. You are a part of a team that is building a better, safer place to live.

We’re always hiring!

We seek highly motivated individuals looking to bring positive changes to the community. We offer a safe, healthy and friendly work environment and encourage a work-life balance. We provide learning and development opportunities, mentoring, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where required.

Our team of Administrative staff, Adult Crossing Guards, Program Coordinators and Managers, and Public Safety Outreach Instructors work to change how children and adults view road safety.

Current Opportunities

Crossing Guard Positions

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Pedestrian and Cycle Safety Presenter

In partnership with the City of Ottawa and OSTA, the Ottawa Safety Council educates over 25,000 elementary age students annually with our hands-on, school-based road safety workshops!  We are ready to bring these programs back after 2 years of COVID.

The Ottawa Safety Council is seeking children’s Road Safety Program Presenters!   Road Safety Presenters will deliver our WalkSafe, CycleSafe and Bestfit Booster workshops to elementary aged  youth within Ottawa and Ottawa’s elementary schools.  Presenters will largely be responsible for:

  • Presenting 30-60 minute workshops to elementary age students JK-Grade 6. The majority of these presentations will be in-school (presenters will set up in a school and present to 5-8 classes over the course of a day) and take place during the school year. 
  • There may be some community based workshops on weekends/weekdays and throughout the summer (flexible)
  • Presenter are responsible for storing, transporting to and from the schools/workshops (personal vehicle required) and set up of the presenter “kits” and program materials (i.e., roll out crosswalk, traffic lights, demo bike, program supply bins, print material).
  • Presenters generally cover one area of the City (i.e., West end) but this is flexible.
  • Presenters will be responsible for corresponding with the Road Safety Program Coordinator regarding scheduling to ensure all school and community group requests are fulfilled.

The Ottawa Safety Council presents to both English and French school boards within Ottawa.  English is essential, French is considered an asset. 

Personal vehicle and daily access to computer/internet required.  Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

When working, you will be the face of the Ottawa Safety Council representing our School Zone Safety programs. The ideal candidate will be a skillful communicator, have a dedicated work ethic, possess a positive attitude and will have experience working with children, exemplary customer service and multi-tasking skills, and the ability to communicate via email.

If you are passionate and strive for excellence, be a part of a growing non-profit committed to your community’s safety. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to the Human Resources Coordinator no later than June 30, 2022.  The wage range for this position is $20 per hour (plus daily gas stipend to cover mileage) for approximately 10 -20 hours per week, 2-3 days per week.


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