Current Volunteer Postings

We have a variety of roles across the country that invite volunteers to have a positive impact on the lives of people affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Roles offer a wide range of options depending on your skills, interests, time available and location.

Learn more about how you can be a leader in your community and join thousands of volunteers across Canada, taking steps to find the cures. 

If you are interested in volunteering at your local Gutsy Walk or in supporting Gutsy Walk through a volunteer role not listed here, please complete our Volunteer Application Form and a staff member will be in touch to learn more about your interests.

Available volunteer roles by location

Maple Leaf

National Volunteer Opportunities

National volunteer roles are opportunities to support cross-Canada objectives, which can be performed virtually

Canadian Rockies in British Columbia

British Columbia | Yukon

Cranbrook, Fraser Valley East, Fraser Valley West, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Vancouver, Vernon and Victoria

Moraine Lake in Alberta

Alberta | Northwest Territories

Athabasca, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prarie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer and Yellowknife

Grain silo and train in Saskatchewan


Prince Albert and Northern Saskatchewan, Regina and Southern Saskatchewan, Saskatoon and Central Saskatchewan

Canoers paddling on a river in Manitoba

Manitoba | Nunavut

Winnipeg, Westman, Thompson and Northern Manitoba  

Lake Ontario and the CN Tower


Durham Region, Halton, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Niagara Region, Ottawa-Gatineau, Peel Region, Simco County, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Waterloo Region, Windsor and York Region

Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City


Estrie, Greater Montreal Region, Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec, Montérégie, Outaouais and Ville de Québec

Lighthouse in Newfoundland


Halifax, Moncton, Pictou, Prince Edward Island, Saint John and Sydney

Historical building in Labrador

Newfoundland | Labrador

Cornerbrook, Eastern Avalon, Exploits Valley, Gander and Trinity Conception

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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