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Executive Committee Member

Kitchener Waterloo Stroke Recovery Chapter

March of Dimes Canada

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteers who support March of Dimes Canada, Stroke Recovery Chapters have an understanding of the effects that a stroke can have on psychological and physical health and utilize their experience to provide hope, encouragement, and emotional support to individuals who are entering the recovery process.

The Kitchener and Waterloo Stroke Recovery Chapter is currently seeking volunteers interested in supporting the executive committee. The Chapter executives work together to create a forum where stroke survivors and caregivers can learn about recovery, share resources, and socialize with others who share common experiences.

Main tasks will involve attending monthly meetings, assisting with Chapter events, contacting active members, and assisting with attendance. Interested candidates must be willing to get a Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness

Skill(s): Collaboration, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Resource Management, Motivate Others, Empathy

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: •Introduction to MODC
•Mandatory legislated training (AODA)
•Role-specific training

Working Conditions: This is a team environment.
Virtual or in-person option available
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Meetings are held virtually on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the winter, and in person in the Spring/Fall from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. No meetings are held in the Summer

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Kendta Forrest
10 Chopin Drive Kitchener, N2M 2G2

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