Advocate Volunteer Ontario


Are you passionate about health policy and advocacy? Take action by joining our Heart & Stroke’s Ontario Advocate Network.
Advocate volunteers bring our mission to life through active engagement.

Some of the activities associated with this role may include:

• Champion Heart & Stroke advocacy priorities to elected officials and political candidates as agreed on with your employee partner
• Monitor policy positions/ actions by elected officials related to Ontario Mission advocacy priorities 
• Share research, feedback, and recommendations to increase Heart & Stroke's impact
• Escalate inquiries to employee partner(s) when required


Remote/ virtual role (access to internet and phone required).


2-4 hours per month, with increased commitments near key events

Qualities you’ll need for this role:

• Fluent in at least English 
• Interest in advocacy, community building, and the health of Ontarians and your community
• Strong communications skills: in person, by phone, and by email
• Lived or caregiver experience with heart disease or stroke (i.e. survivor, family) is an asset

What you’ll get from the experience:

• Stronger connection to Heart & Stroke
• Hands on experience, suitable for sharing on your resume or CV
• Be part of Ontario Advocate Network
• Expand your network and connections

Next steps:

Please send an email to  telling us about yourself and why you’re interested.

Our current advocacy priorities are reducing youth vaping, public access to AEDs  and our FAST Signs of Stroke campaign , if you have a connection to any of these priorities, please indicate this in your email. 

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