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Organization: Canadian Cancer Survivor Network
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Evenings; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 2
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa K2C 2B5
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Fundraising; Health Care
You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Chance to join an organization which is a leader in patient engagement in health care, with a mandate to inform the public and policy makers about cancer survivorship and participate in and encourage research on ways to alleviate barriers to optimal cancer care in Canada.
The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is the only all-cancer group working in the Public Policy space, to validate and promote the patient lived experience and the importance of the patient/survivor/family/caregiver voice to improve health care.
CCSN is building a powerful cohort of trained patients-leaders to validate the patient lived experience in cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivor care and to participate in growing opportunities for the patient voice on healthcare decision-making bodies.
Get to know cancer and related organizations in the community.
How will the organization benefit?
Increases CCSN's commitment to volunteering; allows the organization to be exposed to additional ideas and points of view.
Augments Board expertise.
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week
This position would be great for - None of the above
Public transportation available: YesApply