Current Volunteer Opportunities
Heart Month Captain Together, we create survivors.
Today, heart disease and stroke take one life every 7 minutes and 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor. Heart Month is the Heart and Stroke Foundation's key opportunity to reach millions of Canadians in February and alert them to the risks of heart disease and stroke. Volunteers are the face and the voice of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Heart Month is a critical time when we depend on you to share our message.
You can support the Heart Month Campaign by becoming a Captain in your community.
Captains are critical to the success of the Heart Month Campaign! You'll be working with Zone Leaders and/or Heart and Stroke Foundation staff to lead a team of Canvassers to deliver a successful Campaign. It's an important role that the Heart and Stroke Foundation greatly appreciates.
As a Captain, you'll:
APPLY ONLINE: www.heartandstroke.ca/HELP
Regina: Janine 306-209-2311 Saskatoon: Amanda 306-361-3253
Personal experience volunteers
Location: This position is open to volunteers throughout the
Experience Requirements: Any individual who has survived heart disease and/or a stroke should consider sharing their story. Each experience is distinctive and may provide inspiration to others.
Position Requirements: This position requires the volunteer to be comfortable with the following:
*Note: We will absolutely respect your level of comfort in any of these activities. For example, if a volunteer is not comfortable sharing their last name, we will use just a first name and initial. If you are comfortable with your story and photo on the website but not in public speaking, we won’t ask you to do that! Please indicate special requests in writing on the Volunteer Information Form.
Time Commitment: The time commitment will vary depending on your story, media opportunities, and event requirements. This is a flexible volunteer position based on your availability and comfort level.
Benefits to the Volunteer: Volunteers will have the opportunity to share their personal story and increase awareness of by putting a “local face” to heart disease and stroke. A shared story may inspire or help someone else going through the same events. Volunteers will assist the Heart and Stroke Foundation to bring important media attention to Heart Disease and Stroke.