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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Exciting opportunities to suit every need! Learn more about special event planning, community networking, public speaking and much more! Click here to sign up now!

Heart Month Volunteers

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. 

 Captain 

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:

  • Organize a strong team of approximately 10 Canvassers
  • Deliver and collect kits
  • Follow up and provide support to your Canvasser team
  • Thank canvassers for their efforts

APPLY ONLINE: www.heartandstroke.ca/HELP

Regina: Janine 306-209-2311      Saskatoon: Amanda 306-361-3253

 Residential Chair-Saskatoon

The Heart Month Residential Chair assists the Community Fundraising Specialist with coordinating and implementing the person-to-person campaign in Saskatoon.

As Residential Chair  in Saskatoon you will:

  • Work with the Community Fundraising Specialist to organize a strong network of captains and a strong canvassing team in Saskatoon
  • Assist with the recruitment, training and motivation of volunteers
  • Assist with the distribution, tracking and return of campaign materials
  • Assist Community Fundraising Specialist to coordinate receipt book distribution and return
  • Work with HSF to ensure sponsors, community organizations and volunteers are recognized for their contributions to the campaign
  • Assist Community Fundraising Specialist in planning a community event to ‘kick off’ Heart Month
  • Participate in the evaluation of the campaign
  • Strategize with the Community Fundraising Specialist to plan and execute a successful and engaging campaign in Saskatoon.

Please apply online at heartandstroke.sk.ca/volunteer

For more information about this position, please contact the Manager, Volunteer Engagement volunteer@hsf.sk.ca 306-500-6035

Personal experience volunteers

Description: The Heart and Stroke Foundation  is seeking ‘Survivors and Heroes’ who are comfortable sharing their personal stories with others. We invite Saskatchewan ‘Survivors’ who have experienced heart disease and stroke and ‘Heroes’ who have acted as a caregiver by helping a loved one through this difficult time. Personal stories will help us promote our programs and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke to the public and media.

Location: This position is open to volunteers throughout the province of Saskatchewan.

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:

 Sharing your story with the public
♥  Receiving media attention and and being interviewed
♥  Having your photo and story on the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s website
♥  Public speaking/having your story read at a public event

*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.      

Please contact our Manager, Volunteer Engagement  1-888-473-4636 or volunteer@hsf.sk.ca.  Sign up today!

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