Who is an MS Ambassador?
MS Ambassadors are people with MS, MS Society Board members, MS Society clients, family or friends of those with MS, business people, Alberta celebrities, journalists, donors, sponsors, politicians or civil servants
- The criteria is that they want to do something now about MS, can engage others toward the mission, have enthusiasm and motivation, have the ability to advance the goals of the Division’s strategic plan, and enjoy talking to others.
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Positive and constructive
- Knowledgeable about MS and the Society
- Well spoken
- Experience and skills in one or more of these areas: public speaking, advocacy, fund development, client services, communications, education or marketing
- Ability to devote adequate time and energy
- Mobile and responsive to the needs of the Society
- Passionate but tactful
- Has contacts and influence in politics, business, the community and/or media
- Supports the values and mission of the MS Society
- A current Police Information Check and other screening measures as applicable
From the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
- Volunteer involvement is vital to a just democratic society. It fosters civic responsibility, participation and interaction.
- Volunteer involvement strengthens communities. It promotes change and development by identifying and responding to community needs.
- Volunteer involvement mutually benefits both the volunteer and the organization. It increases the capacity of organizations to accomplish their goals, and provides volunteers with opportunities to develop and contribute.
- MS Ambassadors represent the MS Society and act accordingly
- MS Ambassadors are key influencers
- MS Ambassadors effectively engage family and friends, neighbours, colleagues, businesspeople, politicians and others to learn more about MS and the MS Society
- MS Ambassadors are consistent in all that they do
- MS Ambassadors assess their efforts and are eager to learn and improve
- MS Ambassadors deserve training, support and recognition from the MS Society
- Being an MS Ambassador is a privilege, not a right
- Not everyone is suited to being an MS Ambassador. Unforeseen circumstances may result in a person not continuing as an MS Ambassador
For more information please contact:
Liz Chomyn, Volunteer Manager
Julie Kelndorfer, Director of Government & Community Relations
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To be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.
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