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Dying With Dignity Canada

Dying With Dignity Canada

We are a national, member-based charity committed to helping people achieve quality in dying. We help people understand all their end of life choices and work for choice in dying for all Canadians.

Keywords: Advocacy and Human Rights



Dying With Dignity Canada
55 Eglinton Ave E, Suite 802, Toronto, ON M4P1G8

Dying With Dignity Canada url http://www.dyingwithdignity.ca/

Dying With Dignity Canada Phone Number 416-486-3998

Dying With Dignity Canada Email address info@dyingwithdignity.ca



Volunteer Information for Dying With Dignity Canada

What services does your organization provide?
Dying With Dignity has a three-part mandate. We provide:

1. Education about end of life options and the importance of advance care planning;
2. Support for individuals at the end of their lives, including support at the bedside of those who wish to determine the nature and timing of their death, and
3. Information about the choice in dying movement, and the reasons why appropriately regulated medically assisted dying should be legalized in Canada.


Do you have any age requirements?
No minimum age although we ask our volunteers are committed, mature and support Dying With Dignity and our mission statement


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No additional languages are needed however warmly welcomed.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
Based on the volunteers' interest and commitment they want to make to us.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Believe in our organization and want to support Dying With Dignity through volunteering with us.


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
We have a variety of volunteer positions available including ambassador speakers, writing, office volunteers and client support volunteers. We would like volunteers whose interest and experience (although we train our speakers) match our needs.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
All of the above mentioned


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Yes, for all of the above mentioned.


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?

  • Office volunteers provide administrative support
  • Writers work closely with the Executive Director for the organization.
  • Ambassador Speakers speak at presentations, workshops, private groups etc.
  • Client Support work with the Client Support Program Manager to provide support to our clients

How will a person benefit from volunteering with Dying With Dignity Canada?
Knowing they have been part of team making a difference in Canadians' lives by educating people on their legal end of life choices


Do you accept high school students?
We prefer older students however will consider high school students




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