Saturday, November 8, 2008

Jocelyne Constant

Volunteer community worker and youth advocate

Lives and works in Ottawa.

Born, raised and educated in Haiti.

Member of the Community Police Action Committee (COMPAC), Communauté Catholique des Haitiens de l’Outaouais and the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization.

Helps immigrants in their dealings with the police.

Nominated in 2005 as one of the Ottawa YMCA’s Women of Distinction for her community work.

2008 recipient of the Dreamkeepers. Community Citation for Outstanding Leadership.

Past president and francophone vice-president of the Ottawa Foster Parents’ Association.

Serves on the boards of the Ottawa Children’s Aid Society (CAS); the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) and is a member of numerous committees.

Before becoming a full time volunteer, worked for the federal government.

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