Heart & Stroke Foundation (Seeking Canvass Support Volunteers for the Heart & Stroke Canvass!)

Organization Name: Heart & Stroke Foundation
Opportunity Title: Seeking Canvass Support Volunteers for the Heart & Stroke Canvass!
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: August 17, 2017
End Date: February 28, 2018

Email: skvolunteer@heartandstroke.ca
Website: http://www.heartandstroke.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

Seeking Canvass Support Volunteers for the 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 the campaign to help protect the lives of our neighbours, friends and family.

Volunteer Role: CANVASS SUPPORT VOLUNTEER

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

Time Commitment:  as many hours you can during August, 2017 to March, 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 campaign
  • Opportunity to develop and use interpersonal skills
  • Meet like-minded people in your community

Contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Regina Coordinator

Arielle Deslauriers, Community Engagement Coordinator

306-500-6009 | Arielle.deslauriers@heartandstroke.ca

Website: heartandstroke.ca/help

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