Our volunteers are critical for us to deliver our mission. We rely on volunteers to help in the governance of our board, advocating for patients and running our initiatives.

By volunteering with Open Arms, you’ll get to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families across the province.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of Open Arms Patient Advocacy Society!

Our volunteers have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas:

Join our Board of Directors

There are a variety of positions on the Board that manage and implement the OA’s mission. Our Board of Directors create significant impact through their governing the long-term strategy of OA.

Become an Advocate

Advocates work closely with individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their health care.It is very fulfilling to guide patients in times of need. We provide training to volunteers and support their efforts along the way.

Volunteer at our Events

We hold fundraising events throughout the year. Event volunteers allow us to seamlessly host these events to meet our organization objectives.

Current Opportunities

Open Arms Patient Advocacy Society requires at least a one year commitment. The amount of time you give is entirely dependent on your desire to make a difference; this may be a few hours a week, fortnight, or month!

Didn’t see a volunteer role that matches what you’re looking for? Please complete our online volunteer form below.


The ultimate expression of generosity is not in giving of what you have, but in giving of who you are.

― Johnnetta B. Cole

Thank You Open Arms Volunteers!

The Value of One, The Power of Many