Public Policy Assistant
Volunteer Types: Health Care, Legal/Advocacy, Social Media, Writing
Organization types: Health and Diseases, Public/Society Benefit, Research and Policy Development
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: March 17, 2023
Summary: The Public Policy Assistant conducts public policy research, coordination with partners, and action to inform legislators. He/she communicates with policy makers, other legislative officials and the public, about issues affecting cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
The Public Policy Assistant will help with implementing provincial election questions and responses from parties and candidates; help organize All-party Cancer Caucuses in several provincial legislatures; help with our Legislative Watch Program.
Candidate should have excellent writing skills, be good at research, and be able to talk to health professionals and policy makers in a professional manner.
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer(s) will gain experience in public policy by participating in real-life situations. They will have an opportunity to helping improve the lives of cancer patients.
How will the organization benefit?
The organization will benefit from fresh insights in an ongoing and important part of the organization's mandate.
1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
@Canadian Cancer Survivor Network
Time it will take to contact applicants:
This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Health Care, Legal/Advocacy, Social Media, Writing
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions
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