Heart & Stroke Young Leaders

Join the next generation of philanthropic leaders!

The Heart & Stroke Young Leaders Committee is a passionate group of philanthropists in their 20s and 30s. They shape what Heart & Stroke means for young professionals and support life-saving research. The Committee organizes a variety of exciting events and connects young professionals with prominent leaders from diverse industries. The Young Leaders are a new group (established in 2017) and we’ve experienced a lot of growth in the past six years. We’re looking for passionate, curious, and collaborative individuals who can help us shape the committee’s strategy and future. 

Location: Greater Toronto Area

The Committee is currently seeking new members. 

When you join the Committee, you:

  • are an ambassador for Heart & Stroke
  • build a network of young leaders who are passionate about Heart & Stroke
  • engage with corporate leaders, medical experts, digital innovators and more, on behalf of the organization
  • provide world-renowned researchers with the financial resources they need for life-saving research
  • contribute to the success of small and large-scale events that connect young professionals with Heart & Stroke’s mission to:  Promote health, save lives, and enhance recovery.

Individuals with experience in the following are encouraged to apply: 

  • Marketing, Social Media, Public Relations, and/or Journalism
  • Graphic Design
  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Sponsorships/Partnerships
  • Business Development and Transformation 

  • minimum two-year commitment to the committee
  • contributing three to five hours a week of time
  • responsible for fundraising a minimum of $1,000 each year
Next steps:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have relevant skills, please email a letter of motivation and resume to 

In the letter of motivation, briefly outline what Heart & Stroke means to you. We are interested in learning how you believe being a Heart & Stroke Young Leader could further Heart & Stroke’s mission.

Apply today! Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and the deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2023