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Volunteer Opportunities

Please fill out the volunteer form, or contact Lauren Clark, President & CEO, if you would like to volunteer or learn more about any of the positions listed below.

1:1 Peer Support

We are looking for people, who have lived experience supporting an individual through MAiD, to provide peer-to-peer support to individuals choosing MAiD.

Volunteers must:

  • Be at least one (1) year after their family/friend had an assisted death

  • Have demonstrated knowledge of MAiD in Canada and an appreciation of concepts of health equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as personal autonomy

  • Have excellent listening and interpersonal skills are required

  • Maintain clear boundaries around grief and can describe what that means for them personally

 

An interview is required for suitability for the role​.

Previous experience working as a support provider in a health care environment is helpful, but not required.

 

Level of involvement is at your discretion and can be discussed with the coordinators

  • Time commitment varies (one hour/month to one hour/week)

  • Coordinator and facilitator work together to determine timing and frequency of your involvement

  • Training and follow up with coordinators to be provided

Please complete volunteer form.

Drop-In Session and Grief Support Group Facilitator

We are looking for people who have lived experienced supporting an individual through MAiD to facilitate drop-in grief group sessions and/or 10-week structured grief support groups.

Volunteers must:

  • Be at least one (1) year after their family/friend had an assisted death

  • Have demonstrated knowledge of MAiD in Canada and an appreciation of concepts of health equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as personal autonomy

  • Have excellent listening and interpersonal skills are required

  • Maintain clear boundaries around grief and can describe what that means for them personally

 

An interview is required for suitability for the role​.

Previous experience working as a support provider in a health care environment is helpful, but not required.

Level of involvement is at your discretion and can be discussed with the coordinators

  • Time commitment varies (one hour/month to one hour/week)

  • Coordinator and facilitator work together to determine timing and frequency of your involvement

  • Training, including an outline and script for facilitators, and follow up with coordinators is provided

 

​Please complete volunteer form

Social Media

We are looking for people to assist with managing our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).

An interview is required for suitability for the role​.

Level of involvement is at your discretion and can be discussed with the coordinators

  • Time commitment varies (average 5-10 hours/month)

Please complete volunteer form.

Fundraising / Grant Writing

We are looking for people to support fundraising activities and seek out funding opportunities and/or complete grant proposals.

An interview is required for suitability for the role​.

Previous experience in fundraising or grant writing is helpful, but not required.

 

Level of involvement is at your discretion and can be discussed with the coordinators

  • Time commitment varies (average 5-10 hours/month)

Please complete volunteer form.

We are looking for people who have experience with MAiD to participate in our podcast episodes or to contribute to our blog posts.

  • An interview or discussion about your participation is required in advance

  • Participants choose the topic that they wish to discuss for the podcast or submit for a blog post 

    • Reviewed and agreed upon with moderator in advance

  • Scheduling of the podcast and/or release of the blog post is determined by participant and moderator

  • Time commitment for podcasts is typically 1-3 hours (includes meeting with moderator in advance and recording of podcast)

  • Podcast can be done over the phone or via Zoom

  • Blog contributions can be sent by email or Word document

  • Participants can choose to participate anonymously (any identifying information will be removed prior to uploading to the website)

Please complete volunteer form.

Podcast Guest and/or

Blog Contributor

Third Party Events

Please contact Lauren Clark, President & CEO in advance of your event.

 

We can provide you with postcards and information to share. We need to track efforts and funds. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Become a Sponsor

Visit our Sponsorship page for more information or contact Lauren Clark, President & CEO, to discuss sponsorship opportunities and recognition.

 

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