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Volunteer Opportunities

Note: Remote volunteering opportunities are available for all positions.

Office Assistant – Volunteer

As an Office Assistant with the Ontario Health Coalition, you will have the opportunity to perform several administrative tasks including the maintenance of the resource library, managing the database, and message intake. The successful candidate will be well-organized, demonstrate an attention to detail and be comfortable with the Microsoft Office Suite.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Office Assistant can gain valuable experience in the coordination of our province-wide campaigns. Candidates with a passion for protecting public Medicare, and a good understanding of/interest in learning more about health policy issues in Ontario are encouraged to volunteer.

How to Apply:
We are flexible and very happy to accommodate based on your availability. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Ontario Health Coalition, please contact us at 416-441-2502 or by email at ohc@sympatico.ca

Fundraising Assistant – Volunteer

The Fundraising Assistant will gain experience assisting in all fundraising events and activities of the Ontario Health Coalition. This would entail assisting in our current signature fundraising events, such as the annual garlic fundraiser, merchandise sales, membership development and volunteer recruitment.

We understand that volunteering is about contributing to a cause, but we believe it is very important to allow our volunteers to take on tasks that interest them. This assures that volunteering with us is a fun experience, while allowing individuals to develop the skills and experience they are seeking.

How to Apply:
We are flexible and very happy to accommodate based on your availability. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Ontario Health Coalition, please contact us at 416-441-2502 or by email at ohc@sympatico.ca.


We have three summer student job postings as follows.

Students will work from home as our office remains closed due to the pandemic. Students from across the province can apply as long as they are able to work from home by computer and phone.

Please note, the deadline for application is end of day Wednesday May 18, 2022.

Applications received after that day will not be accepted.

Please also note, applicants are expected to be available to begin working on Monday May 30, 2022.

 

Title of Position: Project Administration Officer

The Ontario Health Coalition is a non-profit public interest coalition. Our mission is to protect and improve our public health care system. We fight cuts and privatization and we advocate for improvements to public health care in the public interest. To learn more about the Ontario Health Coalition, please visit our website (http://www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca)

Job Description

Responsibilities and duties include (but not limited to):

  • Aid in the preparation and maintenance accurate records of all information related to projects for documentation, clarification, and presentation to management
  • Assist in monitoring and tracking project progress, scheduling, and project status
  • Create and implement office organization and filing systems
  • Provide support with miscellaneous data entry
  • Set up a system of record-keeping and archiving of the organization’s activities
  • Update contact lists, deal with intake, assist with correspondence
  • Coordinate meetings
  • Offer general assistance to Project Administrator as needed

 

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment, and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a University or College program
  • Applicants must have the ability to work from home with computer and phone
  • Strong command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), facility with WordPress is an asset
  • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to learn new things
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities of varying complexity while under time constraints
  •       Sound communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals, requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion
  • Competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical

 

Terms:

  • This is a summer student position from Monday, May 30, 2022 to Friday, July 22, 2022.
  • The salary: $17.50/hr
  • Hours of work: Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for 35 hours
  • The student will work from home and meet with the health coalition staff and their supervisor daily by internet and phone.

 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to ohc@sympatico.ca. In the email subject line please write: “Project Administration Officer”.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note, the deadline for application is end of day Wednesday May 18, 2022

We support equity and encourage applications from persons from groups that have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment.

 

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program.

 

Title of Position: Research Support Officer

The Ontario Health Coalition is a non-profit public interest coalition. Our mission is to protect and improve our public health care system. We fight cuts and privatization and we advocate for improvements to public health care in the public interest. To learn more about the Ontario Health Coalition, please visit our website (http://www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca)

Job Description

Responsibilities and duties include (but are not limited) to:

  • Research current issues in health care policy and health system performance planned by our Communications and Campaigns team
  • Conduct statistical analyses of data sets and prepare graphs and spreadsheets to portray results
  • Create briefing notes, fact sheets, presentation slides and posters to present findings
  • Check facts, proofread and edit research documents to ensure accuracy

 

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment, and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a University or College program
  • Applicants must have the ability to work from home with computer and phone
  • Strong command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), facility with WordPress is an asset
  • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to learn new things
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities of varying complexity while under time constraints
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals, requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion
  • Competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical

Terms:

  • This is a summer student position from Monday, May 30, 2022 to Friday, July 22, 2022.
  • The salary: $17.50/hr
  • Hours of work: Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for 35 hours
  • The student will work from home and meet with the health coalition staff and their supervisor daily by internet and phone.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to ohc@sympatico.ca. In the email subject line please reference “Research Support Officer”.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note, the deadline for application is end of day Wednesday May 18, 2022

We support equity and encourage applications from persons from groups that have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment.

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program.

 

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Title of Position: Event Co-ordinator

The Ontario Health Coalition is a non-profit public interest coalition. Our mission is to protect and improve our public health care system. We fight cuts and privatization and we advocate for improvements to public health care in the public interest. To learn more about the Ontario Health Coalition, please visit our website (http://www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca)

Job Description

Responsibilities and duties include (but are not limited) to:

  • Plan events with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Book venues and schedule speakers
  • Manage volunteers and participants
  • Manage all event operations (preparing venue, invitations etc.)
  • Assist in creating social media graphics and helping to maintain a unified brand voice across different social media channels

 

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment, and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a University or College program
  • Applicants must have the ability to work from home with computer and phone
  • Strong command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), facility with WordPress is an asset
  • Ability to learn quickly and willingness to learn new things
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple activities of varying complexity while under time constraints
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals, requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion
  • Competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical

Terms:

  • This is a summer student position from Monday, May 30, 2022 to Friday, July 22, 2022.
  • The salary: $17.50/hr
  • Hours of work: Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for 35 hours
  • The student will work from home and meet with the health coalition staff and their supervisor daily by internet and phone.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to ohc@sympatico.ca. In the email subject line please write: “Event Co-ordinator”.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note, the deadline for application is end of day Wednesday May 18, 2022

 

We support equity and encourage applications from persons from groups that have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment.

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program.