Volunteer Opportunities

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada needs your help to provide thyroid patients across Canada with information and educational presentations on thyroid disease, moral support through our toll-free Help Line, and grants to fund thyroid research.  Volunteers are needed for our Help Line team.

Please see this message from our president:    https://youtu.be/Qn38ww5XRvE

Specific Projects/Activities

 

Help Line Support 

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The Help Line Team was established to repond to Thyroid patient enquiries either from our Help Line or via  email. This team consists of members from across the country who have good interpersonal skills and experience in dealing with most enquiries. A bilingual volunteer is required to respond to callers. Help Line members:

•  provide emotional support for patients

• provide information of thyroid disease (from our website)

• assist with using the search facility to find doctors’ names in caller’s area

• discuss types of thyroid testing

• assist with getting Health Guides or other materials

• respond to requests for someone to give a presentation to their organization

• provide advice on how to become a volunteer, a member or donate to TFC

 

For further Information contact us at 1-800-267-8822 or by email at info@thyroid.ca.

Help us to Help Others

Awareness/Education

  • Community publicity & advocacy
  • Educational webinars
  • Information resources on our website

Patient Support

  • Toll Free Help line and email
  • Website thyroid news
  • Thyrobulletin newsletter

Research

  • Annual Thyroid Research grants
  • Thyroid research news
  • Thyroid research articles