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Member, Public Policy Committee

Organization: Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Mar 30, 2018


Members of the Public Policy Committee work closely with staff, board, and various community groups and individuals to promote positive advocacy with and for cancer patients and survivors to various levels of government policy makers.
Act within the mission and vision of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network http://survivornet.ca/connect/about-us/mission-and-vision/ to advance the interests of cancer patients and survivors.
We are looking for politically astute individuals with availability to participate in appearances before parliamentary committees, ability to research and develop presentations, able to operate in a non-partisan manner, with knowledge of health policy, legislative accountabilities and current opportunities in patient participation.
Priority will be given to candidates who are able to share their time, energy and past committee and/or board experience, who possess a talent for creating and maintaining effective networks. Optimum opportunity for retired oncology nurse, doctor, lawyer, psychologist etc.


Mona Forrest



Volunteer Opportunity Address
1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210, Ottawa K2C 2B5


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Legal/Advocacy

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Be at the forefront of change making in the health sector during a time of new openness to patient participation in policy making; participate with a five year old growing organization with a unique role among health charities.

How will the organization benefit?
Opportunity to gain new expertise and enlarge our outreach and advocacy efforts.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Groups; Seniors