CISV Ottawa is sending 2 Ottawa delegations to international programs in 2024, as well as a junior counsellor and multiple seminar camp participants. Applications closed in January, and programs start in July. Congratulations to all of our 2024 participants! Visit our International Programs page to learn more!

Get Involved!

We always welcome new people to join the CISV Ottawa Board, for any amount of involvement, to help with specific tasks, or just to find out more about how CISV Ottawa works. Here are some areas we could use help with: (1) Communications, (2) Social Media, (3) Web Site, and (4) Events.

To volunteer for any of these roles, please email or!

Join us at our next event

Regular CISV Ottawa board meetings are held monthly either virtually or in-person. Board meetings are generally held on the same evening each month. Email to confirm timing and location. The CISV Junior Branch also holds frequent meetings and events. All kids 11+ are welcome. If you would like to join us to make new friends while developing leadership and communication skills, and being awesome, please contact or instagram @cisvottawajb to find out more details.

CISV educates and inspires action for a more just and peaceful world

CISV builds and inspires people to actively work for a more just and peaceful world.

CISV wants
a more peaceful future for all people. This is based on respect and intercultural understanding, on awareness for global relations and on borderless friendship.
CISV does
host local and international programs for children and youth aged 11 up. These programs encourage openness and respect towards all people, promote tolerance and understanding of different cultures and attitudes, initiate friendship despite of nationality or beliefs and educate to non-violent conflict solutions.
a global organization dedicated to educating and inspiring for peace through building inter-cultural friendship, cooperation and understanding. Founded in 1950, today we are a federation of 69 Member Associations with over 200 Chapters or local groups. In over 60 years we have given countless children and young people the experience of their lives and the opportunity to build lasting friendships through our international educational programs.