Patient and Family Advisor - WRHA

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) Community Health and Corporate Services Volunteer Program provides meaningful public engagement, develops effective partnerships, mobilizes appropriate volunteer and community resources, supports a positive working environment and enhances the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.

Volunteers are placed in the community, supporting a variety of programs within Public Health, Primary Care and Corporate.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5245
Description of Duties:


Variable based on available opportunities and interest/skills/availability, but may include:

  • Participate in meetings (mainly virtual) with other volunteers, staff, students, and/or people from community organizations

  • Share your perspective and experiences as a patient or caregiver

  • Provide input and feedback on patient and staff resources

Detailed information available on Patient and Family Advisors Website: Patient and Family Advisors | Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (

Skills Required:

  • Able to communicate in English (verbally or written)

  • Active listening and willingness to learn from others

  • Respect for diverse perspectives and opinions

  • Ability to work with other volunteers, staff, and students

  • Maintain patient, volunteer, and organizational confidentiality

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

  • Gain experience volunteering with the WRHA

  • Make a personal contribution to the improvement of health care

  • Team work and collaboration

  • Written, verbal, and arts-based communication

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Micro Volunteering
Micro Volunteering - any self contained volunteer opportunity that can be completed in a short amount of time, often through a web-enabled device.
Remote Volunteering
Flexible Hours

There are currently no regular meetings of Patient and Family Advisors. The commitment required will vary depending on the project or program. It could be one day, a few months, or years. We will share this information with you and you can choose whether or not to get involved. Generally, we ask that you have at least an hour per month to participate in engagement activities. We will ask you about your availability and scheduling needs, as well as any accessibility needs or barriers to being involved.

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: Evaluation
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Jun 1, 2024