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Patient and Family Advisor Volunteer Opportunities
 
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  • Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity?
  • Have you had recent experience with the cancer care system as a patient?
  • Have you been a caregiver to a family member or friend who has experienced cancer?
  • Are you willing to share your perspective to make an impact on the healthcare system for all Ontarians?

If you answered yes to the above, then consider joining us as a Patient and Family Advisor.  

View current openings.

Visit the links below to view our PFA Recruitment brochure online or to print and share a copy.

Find out more about the role of our advisors at Patient and Family Engagement.

“I have had the pleasure of partnering with a number of Patient and Family Advisors on various projects and have found the engagement opportunity to be one of mutual benefit to our program and our patient and family volunteers. Integrating their voice into our work has been valuable in ensuring that our initiatives are truly person-centred and address the needs of patients and family members in the cancer system.”
– Wenonah Mahase, Project Lead, Symptom Management, Cancer Care Ontario

Who Should Apply?

  • Enthusiastic individuals, passionate about making an impact in the healthcare system in Ontario
  • People from diverse backgrounds and areas of Ontario who are comfortable communicating (speaking and writing) in English
  • Individuals who have some experience serving on a committee (through work or volunteer experience)
  • People who are comfortable participating in collaborative environments and engaging in large meetings through discussion and sharing experiences
  • Including, but not limited to, people with recent experience within the cancer system with conclusion of active treatment within the last 5 years
  • Able to make the time commitment for the role you are interested in:
    • Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) member commitment: A PFAC member contributes an average of 3 hours per month over a 3-year commitment
    • Patient and Family Advisor commitment: This role is project-based and can be flexible to your availability
Last modified: Wed, Feb 01, 2017
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