French speaking Education Event presenter - End-of-Life(EoL) Choices/Medical assistance in Dying (MAID), Advance Health Care Planning(AHCP) presenter Ottawa Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada.
Volunteer Types: Mediation and Facilitation, Others, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: December 29, 2023
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Remain up-to-date on relevant legislation and policies, deliver presentations (alone, or with one or more team members) on EoL Choices/MAID in French & possibly English, and Advance Health Care Planning (AHCP) workshops in French, as requested by community organizations, or as initiated by chapter (6-8 times/year). Demeurer au courant des lois et des politiques pertinentes, offrir des prĂ©sentations et des ateliers (seul(e) ou avec un ou quelques membres de l’Ă©quipe) sur les choix de fin de vie et l’aide mĂ©dicale Ă  mourir et cela en français et possiblement en anglais, et sur la planification prĂ©alable des soins de santĂ© (PPSS), Ă  la demande d’organisations communautaires ou Ă  la demande de la section (6 Ă  8 fois par annĂ©e).

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This position offers the volunteer the possibility of deepening their knowledge about end-of-life choices, medical assistance in dying (MAID), and Advance Health Care Planning, with the support of other volunteer presenters in the chapter. Offers the volunteer the chance to use their presentation and facilitation skills, both in person and via Zoom. Ce Poste offre la possibilitĂ© au (Ă  la) bĂ©nĂ©vole d'approfondir ses connaissances sur la question de fin de vie, et de l'aide mĂ©dicale Ă  mourir, tout en etant appuyĂ©(e) par les bĂ©nĂ©voles de la section d'Ottawa de Mourir dans la DignitĂ© Canada "MDDC). Permet aussi au (Ă  la) bĂ©nĂ©vole dĂștiliser ses talents de prĂ©sentateur/trice, soit en personne soit via Zoom.
How will the organization benefit?
Dying With Dignity Canada's Ottawa Chapter would be able to meet its goal of providing this education to French-speaking people in Ottawa and surrounding areas. La section d'Ottawa pouura compléter sa mission d'éducation auprÚs de la population francophone dans les environs d'Ottawa.
Volunteer location:
home-based with computer with camera, reliable internet access, occasional local travel for in-person events


Susan Harrison
@The Ottawa Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada
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This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Mediation and Facilitation, Others, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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