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Heart and Stroke Foundation (Heart & Stroke Volunteer Door to Door Canvasser)

Organization Name: Heart and Stroke Foundation
Opportunity Title: Heart & Stroke Volunteer Door to Door Canvasser
Category: Other Positions
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: February 1, 2018
End Date: February 28, 2018

Email: katie.greene@heartandstroke.ca
Website: http://www.heartandstroke.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

Seeking Fundraising 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: CANVASSER

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador

Time Commitment: 3-6 hours during January and February

Responsibilities:

  • Connect with your neighbourhoods, coworkers, family and friends online or in person with an outreach kit. Ask for donations, as well as share health information and thank donors
  • Attend a training session in January
  • Return your outreach kit and donations in March

Skills/Attributes:

  • Enjoy interacting with people
  • Willing to ask for donations in person and / or online (with training)
  • Able to walk outdoors in February
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older OR accompanied by an adult

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Opportunity to develop interpersonal and fundraising skills
  • Meet like-minded people in your community and share stories
  • Help neighbours, friends and family to learn lifesaving health information

For more information, contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation, St. John’s Office:

Judy Howlett – P2P Campaign Manager

Phone: 709-383-1024

Address: 1037 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl

Website: heartandstroke.ca/help

Job Type: Part-time

 

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