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Chronic Pain Peer Leader Training

Organization: Living Healthy Champlain

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 14

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Sep 2, 2019


The “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain” workshop is a licensed program developed and researched at Stanford University. It follows a standardized format that is proven to help people learn to better manage the symptoms of chronic conditions.

Workshop groups meet once a week for 2½ hours, over six weeks. The workshop teaches skills for living a healthy life.

The workshop is led by two leaders who have taken the Peer Leader Training.

Peer Leader Training is four 8-hour days on September 5, 6, 12, 13 at 43 Bruyere st. Ottawa, ON.

Light breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided, training will be provided in English.

The Chronic pain program can then be lead in French or English.


Rachel Davidson



Volunteer Opportunity Address
43 Bruyere St


Good for people interested in: Health Care

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
As a leader, you will have the satisfying task of integrating the contents of the program and learning group facilitation skills that can be transferred to other areas of your life. Most importantly, you will watch people affected by chronic conditions successfully manage their health conditions by using the skills and tools that you have shared with them.

How will the organization benefit?
As a volunteer you will enable us to provide the Living a healthy life workshop across the Champlain region. The workshop is led by two leaders who have taken special training. The leaders are volunteers or health care professionals, many of whom have chronic pain themselves.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Police record check required: Yes