Public Issues Volunteer

(Canadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office)

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Position ID: V-NLD0235 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 15 Dec 2011
Opportunity Details
ContactAlison Payne, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 1-800-463-0432; Email:
DutiesCurrently looking for volunteers that would like to work with our Provincial Public Issues team. These volunteers advocate for healthy public policies by meeting with and writing letters to government representatives at all levels. Our main focus right now is indoor tanning, tobacco, environmental toxins and equal access to cancer drugs for all Ontarians. Extensive training is provided as well as quarterly conference calls with the public issues team.
BenefitsWork towards polices that protect the public
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Health Care
Skills/ExperienceWillingness to meet with government reps, good oral and written communication skills
Dates and TimesDays and times vary.
Number of PositionsBobcaygeon: 1 individual(s) ; Campbellcroft: 1 individual(s) ; Cobourg: 1 individual(s) ; Fenelon Falls: 1 individual(s) ; Haliburton: 1 individual(s) ; Haliburton County: 1 individual(s) ; Lindsay: 1 individual(s) ; Minden: 1 individual(s) ; Omemee: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 1 individual(s) ; Port Hope: 1 individual(s) ; Warkworth: 1 individual(s)
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 15 Dec 2011
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Peterborough and District Community Office
Office Phone705-742-3823
Toll Free Phone1-800-463-0432 
Transportation Appointments 1-800-263-6750 
Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333
Address & Map
730 The Kingsway, Unit 2
Peterborough, ON K9J 6W6
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