Join Mastocytosis Society of Canada:

Mastocytosis Society Canada (MSC) is a registered Canadian Charity committed to assisting patients, caregivers and health care professionals learn more about mast cell disorders and lean on each other for support. We are here to support patients by:

  • Awareness and Education: Raise awareness and provide education on mast cell disease to patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and the public.
  • Guidance and Support: Provide support to patients who are seeking diagnosis or have been diagnosed with a mast cell disease.
  • Representation: represent and share the unique needs of mast cell disease patients with various stakeholders.
  • Health Care Partnerships: partnering with healthcare professionals to collaborate on projects related to supporting mast cell disease patients.
  • Pediatric Focus: maintain a pediatric focus throughout all areas of focus of MSC to provide valuable resources to families and youth living with a mast cell disease.

Available Position: Board of Directors

MSC is looking for volunteer to take on who are passionate about raising awareness of mast cell diseases and
improving the quality of life for patients across Canada. We work together to set strategy and direction for the
organization, but also roll-up our sleeves to implement initiatives that bring us closer to meeting our strategic goals.

Commitment – Board Members can expect to volunteer approximately 10 hours per month. A director will be expected to attend 1 board meeting and 1 committee meeting a month (2 hours/each). The Board of Directors may hold additional periodic working sessions meant for collaboration and problem solving.

Length of Term – 3 years

Experience – Ideally, board volunteers will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Awareness and Education
  • Guidance and Support;
  • Representation and Health Care Partnerships
  • Healthcare practitioner with a keen interest in mast cell disease;
  • Fundraising;
  • On-line communication and social media;
  • General accounting or governance skills.

Qualifications – No previous board experience is required; however, it would be considered an asset.

Overall, MSC is looking for dynamic individuals who want to make a difference in their community. The volunteer board position is an excellent opportunity to leverage your previous experience, add value, make a contribution and give back to the community while gaining experience in a Board position.

How to Apply:

Please complete this application form by June 27, 2022 at 5:00pm PST (8:00pm EST). In addition to the questions in the link, you will be asked to provide a 2-page resume and email it to by the deadline.