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You're in Charge - Volunteer Opportunities

Youth facilitators
  • Do you have a chronic condition? Have you transferred to Adult Care? Would you be willing to share your experiences with other families and help them make the transfer to adult care easier?
Parent/Caregiver Facilitators
  • Do you have a youth that has a chronic condition that has made to switch to adult care? Would you be interested in working with other families to start their transition journey?
  • Comfortable speaking in a small group setting
  • Comfortable using technology and/or open to learn 
  • Enjoy working with youth and parents
  • Comfortable leading activities and discussions
  • Model healthy behaviours and learnings


Time commitment

You’re in Charge is a virtual program offered in the evening, over two 1.5-hour sessions on Zoom for Healthcare. Programs will run three to four times a year based on participant registration and needs.


How to Apply?

Fill out and submit the application and submit to You’reInCharge@iwk.nshealth.ca – it’s that easy.

Download the application form


Contact Information

To learn more about this opportunity or if you have questions about You're in Charge contact:

Lindsay MacKinnon
You’re in Charge Coordinator, Primary Health
Telephone: 902-719-6713
Email: You’reInCharge@iwk.nshealth.ca