Heart and Stroke

Canvass Support Volunteers needed
Heart disease and stroke takes a Canadian life every 7 minutes. We invite YOU to join our campaign to help protect the lives of our neighbours, friends and family.

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Date/Time

Date(s) - Oct 11, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018
12:00 am

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heartandstrokelogoWe are seeking Canvass Support Volunteers for our Heart & Stroke Canvass!

The Heart & Stroke Canvass is a fundraising campaign that raises funds for research and shares life-saving health information with Canadians, through the help of 90,000 volunteers

Heart disease and stroke takes a Canadian life every 7 minutes. We invite YOU to join our campaign to help protect the lives of our neighbours, friends and family.

Volunteer Role: CANVASS SUPPORT VOLUNTEER    Location: Thunder Bay

Your time commitment: 4-6 hours during the months of October to January 2018

Responsibilities – Volunteers will have the opportunity to do all or some of the following:

  • Assemble kits for volunteer Canvassers
  • Assist at a Canvassers training event in January
  • Phone Canvassers to offer support and provide information
  • Deliver Canvasser Kits in late January
  • Pick up Canvasser Kits and help at kit return events in March
  • Count and record donations
  • Enter details in computer

Skills/Attributes – Depending on the volunteer tasks:

  • Comfortable interacting with people in person and by phone
  • Able to use Excel (for data entry)
  • Access to a car for Canvasser Kit delivery and pick-up

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Helping to save lives by being involved in a large fundraising compaign
  • Opportunity to develop and use interpersonal skills
  • Meet like-minded people in your community

We are looking for volunteers of various ages – Youth (Ages 13-17), Adult (Ages 18+) and Family (All ages)

Volunteers will be expected to attend orientation sessions at our office.

Register through Volunteer Thunder Bay or Contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Thunder Bay Office:

  • Lisa Vescio, Area & Program Administrator – 807-623-1118 ext. 4339 or email lisa.vescio@heartandstroke.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Bookings are closed for this event.