Manitoba Provincial Advisory Board Member - Canadian Cancer Society

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Address: 193 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B7
Organizational Description: The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Join us and become a CCS Manitoba Provincial Advisory Board member!

We offer networking opportunities, a chance to build and use your skill set, and meet new people who share the same passion about the cause!

About the Canadian Cancer Society:

At the Canadian Cancer Society, we are committed to improving and saving lives. That's why we are always looking for new ways to prevent cancer, find it early and treat it more successfully. That's why we are always funding high performance research that improves cancer outcomes and addresses the greatest opportunities for progress. It's why we lead change in the most pressing areas of cancer policy including prevention, access, affordability, and support. It's why we're always ready to give people with cancer the help and support they need to lead more fulfilling lives.

We are also the only national charity that supports all Canadians living with all cancers across the country. Visit to learn more about who we are and what we do!

Become a member of the Manitoba Provincial Board:
To learn more and/or become a board member in Manitoba you can contact our chairperson Mike Holmes at
Skills Required: Role of the Provincial Advisory Boards:

Promoting , participating in, and supporting the mission and activities of CCS provincially by helping to:

FUNDRAISE: Fundraise by participating in campaigns and activities throughout the year
PROMOTE CCS: Promote interests that represent the organization in your own community to CCS donors and volunteers
BE AN AMBASSADOR: Act as an ambassador for CCS within your community by advocating on important issues and polices that will help improve the lives of Canadians living with cancer
GET INVOLVED: help spread the word by telling your own story or sharing those from our social media pages

Expectations of Provincial Advisory Board Members:
Commit to a 2-year term that may be renewed for a second term of 2 years, to a maximum of 4 years
Make an annual financial contribution to CCS as set by the provincial advisory board (Donations or fundraising)
Attend a minimum of 80% of board meeting annually (meeting are usually held quarterly or more frequent when required)
Participate in at least 2 priority board activities annually
Actively commit to advocating and championing CCS in your community
Be informed and knowledgeable of trends and developments in your community that may affect the organization
Actively participate in board discussion and listen to other member's opinions and concerns
Work collaboratively with board members and CCS staff to support our mission and activities
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Our investment:

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE! This opportunity will provide you with a meaningful volunteer experience filled with collaboration
GROW YOUR NETWORK! Expand your network and connect with other professionals on the board and through activities in your community
UTILIZE YOUR SKILLS! Be a subject matter expert and utilize your skills to help support our mission
GAIN NEW SKILLS! Expand your skill set and build new skills through your role on the board and learn from other board members
MEET NEW PEOPLE! Meet new people in your community who share the same passion for the cause and develop friendships
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: May 31, 2023
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