Support Group Volunteers

How You Can Volunteer

Support Group Facilitator (groups across Canada, positions periodically available)

The Support Group Facilitator directs the process of the meetings, helps the group discuss an issue, make a decision, or solve a problem. The Facilitator also selects appropriate topics for discussion and/or arranges for a guest speaker and may provide assistance to group members looking for community resources.

Support Group Convenor (groups across Canada, positions periodically available)

The Support Group Convenor calls group members monthly to remind them of upcoming meetings, provides Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada with updated membership listings and ensures the meeting room is set up and refreshments are made available.

BrainWAVE Committee Member (London, Calgary/Edmonton, Vancouver)

Volunteers coordinate and are responsible for all details of each BrainWAVE event. They are required to ensure that location, budget, sponsorship, food and beverage, promotions of event and registration are in place with assistance from staff of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

Becoming a Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact:

Jennifer McIntosh
jmcintosh@braintumour.ca

1-800-265-5106 extension 231

Visit the Volunteer page to learn more about different volunteer opportunities, fill out a volunteer application form and more.
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