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Public Policy Assistant

Organization: Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Sep 15, 2019


Public Policy Assistant
Should have knowledge of Public Policy process and issues as related to cancer survivorship.
Several volunteering possibilities:
1) Assist with communicating cancer health issues questions to candidates in upcoming federal election; post replies for cancer patients and survivors to view.
2)Investigate cancer survivorship issues for Canadian research on the subject to assist health policy development . Review US and other studies worldwide.
3)Recommend resources for data/information. Analyze available data/information, monitor data/information quality, and communicates findings related to policy impact in reports, and presentations.
4)Monitor, analyze and share information on trends, research and developments in public policy and practice relevant to cancer survivorship.


Mona Forrest



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


Good for people interested in: Writing; Legal/Advocacy; Administration/Office; Health Care

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Public Policy or Health Sciences student/graduate will have opportunity to input information to public policy development to better inform policy makers and improve the lives of cancer survivors.

How will the organization benefit?
CCSN will benefit from new input to the ongoing delivery of a range of important services in our community.
Public Policy work will Change Cancer

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24