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Leadership Committee Volunteer - OTTAWA


Organization: The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Dec 20, 2019


Leadership Committee Volunteer - OTTAWA

One in ten Canadians are diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and many others are at risk – The Kidney Foundation of Canada works to increase awareness and support those with CKD.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer based organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

We are looking for Leadership Committee Volunteers who will be responsible for assisting the Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter) and its goals.

Essential Skills:
Exceptional commitment to the mission while understanding the purpose of the Foundation; takes initiative; ability to engage, motivate, and inspire people; demonstrates initiative and works collaboratively with team members; facilitation skills; financial related background or connection with Kidney Disease is an asset

Works collaboratively with Chapter and or Branch staff planning activities which align with the Foundation’s strategic plan and supporting Chapters’ development; assist with fundraising campaigns; participates in external activities representing the Foundation; meets regularly with Chapter and Committee Members; undertakes specific assignments; has experience on a Board or Committee

We require up to 1 year of your valuable time attending annual and general meetings as well as conference calls if required

Introduction and training will be provided by the Chapter Manager

Positions Available:

Chapters Recruiting Board Members:
Ottawa (Eastern Ontario Chapter)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5

Do you have any questions or would like to get involved with
The Kidney Foundation?

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Suzanne Laniel
Community & Volunteer Supervisor
Office Administrator
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
P: 1-800-724-9953 x 4552 Email: Suzanne.laniel@kidney.ca


Suzanne Laniel


Ext: 4552


Volunteer Opportunity Address
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Eastern Ontario Chapter (Ottawa/Kingston)
1790 Courtwood Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Fundraising; Event planning and participation

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those with Kidney disease; personal growth and professional development;
participation in conferences related to health and the volunteer sector; networking with volunteers, staff and other professionals across Ontario

How will the organization benefit?
Why we need your Assistance:
Provide leadership and support to the Chapter and to fellow Board Committee Members; to assist in managing or developing new initiatives and sharing fundraising goals; to maintain and uphold the strategic plan

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; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes