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
Epilepsy Ottawa is a not-for-profit, charitable agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with epilepsy or seizure disorders and those closest to them through support services, education, advocacy, and on-going public awareness.
Epilepsy Ottawa provides services to those affected by epilepsy in the Ottawa region, including the wider rural communities (Lanark County, Renfrew County, Prescott-Russell County, and Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Counties).
Almost 10,000 people in this area have been diagnosed with epilepsy. The effect of an epilepsy diagnosis goes beyond the individual; it impacts the entire family
Organize and facilitate a guest speaker series about topics related to epilepsy and living well with epilepsy - meetings every other month. Identify potential topics and speakers, recruit speakers and act as liaison, organize meetings, facilitate panels, and promote upcoming meetings.
Epilepsy Ottawa is seeking engaging public speakers to volunteer in an expansion of Seizure Smart, our signature epilepsy education program. Deliver scripted presentations to schools, day cares, and other groups in Ottawa and the surrounding rural regions.
Location: At various locations around Ottawa and the surrounding rural regions