We couldn’t exist without our volunteers!


Our volunteers are what make us tick – we would be lost without them! Contributing your time not only means giving back to your community, it means moving it forward.

We welcome volunteers of all backgrounds. Take a look at the positions below.
If you find something that interests you, fill out our volunteer application form. Then we’ll connect with you to get started.

Specific Volunteer Opportunities
(We need you NOW!)

Friends for Life Canada 2018 — Volunteer Team

Help us make the FFL Canada conference a huge success! We are looking for full- and part-time volunteers to help with a number of different roles (see descriptions below) to join the volunteer team during the conference weekend, November 2-4, 2018. Interested? Fill out the volunteer application below! More questions? Email Heather, CIM’s Community Outreach Coordinator (heather@connectedinmotion.ca).

“FULL-TIME” Childcare Volunteers
-Available the entire weekend (Fri/Sat/Sun) to volunteer with childcare for a specified age group (childcare, elementary, tweens, teens).
-Meals, including Friday evening reception, Saturday breakfast and lunch, and Sunday breakfast and lunch, will be included.
-A room at the venue (shared with another volunteer, for the conference nights only) will also be provided, if needed.
-All other meals and personal travel costs are your own responsibility.
**Please note: FULL-TIME volunteers will not be able to attend conference sessions**

“REGISTRANT” (part-time) Volunteers
-Registered as a conference attendee, available to help 1-2 days with small tasks during the conference (such as registration, set-up, Room Captain)

Ongoing Volunteer Positions
(What we’re always looking for)

  • Teen Canoe Trip Mentors – CHECK ‘ER OUT
  • Social Media Posting
  • Grant Seeking + Grant Writing
  • In-Kind Donation Coordination
  • Donor Recognition
  • Fundraising Event Coordinating
  • Apparel Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Outdoor Guide
  • Board Members
  • Special Projects
  • Toronto Day Event Ambassadors
  • Vancouver Day Event Ambassadors
  • Calgary Day Event Ambassadors
  • Halifax Day Event Ambassadors

After years of participating in CIM events, I still always come away with an even greater, wholehearted appreciation for the impact these people and experiences have on improving my quality of life. We mutually benefit from being surrounded by an impressive group of fellow diabetics who really do care about helping each individual overcome obstacles and achieve personal success. I do not see this changing any time soon – I’m hooked!

Annual Trip participant

I now feel that my journey with type 1 diabetes is currently peaceful because I have new educational tools and support from new friends to help me with the sometimes frustrating events that can happen with Type 1 diabetes. Thank you CIM!

Western Slipstream participant

Our Ambassadors

  • Lizzie Scace – Midland, ON
  • Kirsten Otis – Guelph, ON
  • Luke Cameron – Bracebridge, ON
  • Amy Burrows – Sunderland, ON
  • Trevor Gardner – Toronto, ON
  • Mark Davis – Bracebridge, ON
  • Rebecca Fitzgerald – Ottawa, ON
  • Aaron Louis – Toronto, ON
  • Shannon Higson – Hamilton, ON
  • Jill Wayne – Montreal, QC
  • Shauna Thaler Adeland – Ottawa, ON
  • Chantal Bertrand – Bradford ON
  • Kristin Johnson – Calgary, AB
  • Andy Goodell – Ithaca, NY
  • Becky Nelson – Toronto, ON
  • Tammy Hand – Bradford, ON
  • Erin Randall – Toronto, ON
  • Lara Abramson – Halifax, NS
  • Shannon Graup – Toronto, ON
  • Chris Scully – Hamilton, ON
  • Stephanie Brodie – Mississauga, ON
  • Jason Turner – Moncton, NB
  • Sarah Ketcheson – Calgary, AB
  • Lauren Moore – Canmore, AB
  • Chelsea Lumiere – Montreal, QC