Local Chapter Volunteer

LOCATIONS:  BC-Kamloops | ON - Collingwood, Grey Bruce, Muskoka, Thunder Bay | QC - Estrie, Mauricie, Montérégie

Volunteers play an integral role in delivering our promise of finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of Canadians living with these chronic diseases. As a volunteer with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, the impact of your efforts will be felt by the millions of Canadians affected by Crohn's or colitis today, and for years to come. We encourage you to apply and join our team, and would like to reassure you that everyone’s health and safety are our priority and all precautions are taken to ensure we continue to support national efforts in containing COVID-19

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about making a difference in their community to join our team of dedicated volunteers in the role of Local Chapter Volunteer.
As a volunteer, you will collaborate with like-minded individuals to help plan patient support and fundraising events such as monthly peer support meetings, education events, and the Gutsy Walk.
We encourage you to apply if you are experienced or interested in the following:
  • Fundraising
  • Event planning
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Marketing and communications
  • Acting as a community liaison

Time commitment:
  • 2-3 hours per month from September to June
  • Additional support may be required leading up to events
What you can expect:
  • A staff partner to provide training and support
  • The opportunity to apply and grow your skill set
  • A collaborative team dedicated to making a difference
  • The chance to connect with people in your local community

  • 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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