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Community Events, Volunteer


Overview:

Volunteers are the heart of the Foundation.

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Their work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others.

Every volunteer is a valued and essential partner in achieving Heart & Stroke’s vision of healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Our community offers a welcoming and fulfilling environment for volunteers to contribute their time and talents.

As Special Events Volunteer you’ll help ensure Heart & Stroke events go off without a hitch! Events are a key way the Foundation promotes disease prevention, engages with community members, and raises funds. We have both internal events we run as a Foundation as well as external, community-driven events that happen all the time.

Commitment:

Dates: Ongoing

Qualities you’ll need for this role:

  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Works well independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and tasks
  • Positive attitude and patience

What you’ll get from the experience:

A chance to participate in fun community events, meet new and inspiring people, develop fresh ideas and sharpen your skills. There’s a wide variety of special events to get involved with – the Times Colonist 10K walk/run in April, the Big Bike in May and June, and many more! Most of all, you’ll join a dynamic team of volunteers doing important work.

Many events require long periods of standing and lifting. We welcome folks of all abilities to join our events team so please let us know how we can best accommodate you!

To Volunteer:

Fraser Valley, Surrey and Tri-Cities Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to Susan.Macdonald@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Kamloops Area To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to Denise.Jolie@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Kelowna Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to Aleah.Zylyk@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Vancouver Island Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to colleen.suther@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Prince George: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to nicole.gaucher@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Coastal Vancouver Area: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to Shanitha.Rifayee@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Vancouver Provincial Office: To volunteer, please complete the application form via this link and submit your resume to Stephanie.Perryman@heartandstroke.ca with the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line.

Thank you for volunteering your time and talents in the fight against heart disease and stroke.