Volunteer Opportunities

Our office is conveniently located at the north east corner of Steeles and Woodbine in Markham. It is accessible by public transit as well as having free parking. Join our team as a volunteer, and be part of a hard-working, cooperative and caring group!

Volunteering For Epilepsy Ontario

When you become part of our volunteer team you have the opportunity to:

  • Support the cause of epilepsy
  • Gain new skills as well as apply your current ones
  • Broaden your network by meeting new people, making new friends, and developing new contacts
  • Have the satisfaction of helping others
  • Make a difference

Positions Available

Epilepsy Ontario has volunteer opportunities in the following positions:

Executive Committee MembersExpand Executive Committee Members Section

The Executive Committee, also more commonly known as a board of directors, sets the direction of the organization.

We are currently looking for new board members with a high degree of personal commitment to our cause who have the energy to devote up to 12 hours per month involving:

  • Attending board meetings on the third Wednesday of every month (5.30pm-7.30pm)
  • Participating on a board committee and/or project work
  • Attending annual events such as the AGM and strategic planning sessions

Who have the following expertise:

  • Fundraising
  • Governance
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Research
  • Stakeholders (living with epilepsy)

Please view the full outline of the position here.

If you are interested in being considered for membership, please complete the application form and submit it with your resume by August 14, 2015 to info@epilepsyontario.org

The nomination committee will review your qualifications and reply in a timely manner. New board members will be welcomed at the September 2015 board meeting.


CommitteesExpand Committees Section

Epilepsy Ontario has a number of committees that welcome the participation of committed people who are willing to dedicate the time and effort to make things happen. Our committees include: Advocacy and Government Relations, Resource Development, Research Policy Development, Governance, Finance, Nominating, and Human Resources.


Administrative and general office workExpand Administrative and general office work Section

This can be on an ongoing basis to one that is on a project-by-project basis.

Event & fundraising activitiesExpand Event & fundraising activities Section

Upcoming events include Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon, and various local Public Awareness events. Check our events listings for opportunities.

Join Team Epilepsy Ontario in either the 5k walk or either the half or full marathon events. Have fun, develop your fitness and raise money for a good cause all in one day! Or organize your own unique event such as a garage sale, golf tournament, or fundraising dinner on behalf of Epilepsy Ontario – please just let us know ahead of time so we can provide you with tips, tools and advice.

For more information, please e-mail: info@epilepsyontario.org

To apply for volunteer opportunities listed above, please complete the Volunteer Application Form and send along a current resume with a covering note about your interest in Volunteer opportunities to info@epilepsyontario.org