ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die and leave voluntary muscles paralyzed.

Every day two or three Canadians die of the disease.

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We are currently recruiting for a Regional Manager in the Hamilton – Niagara Region. This is a full-time contract position with benefits for an individual residing in the Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) region. This individual is positive, energetic, empathetic and self-directed people who can work well with all stakeholders in the ALS Community including clients, families, ALS clinics, CCACs, healthcare providers, community agencies and partners, and volunteers. 

We are currently recruiting two regional manager positions to fill part-time temporary contracts in South East Ontario (10 hours per week) and North West Ontario (7.5 hours per week). These individuals are positive, energetic, empathetic and self-directed people who can work well with all stakeholders in the ALS Community including clients, families, ALS clinics, CCACs, healthcare providers, community agencies and partners, and volunteers.

This is a temporary part-time position (2.5 days a week for approximately 9 – 12 months). The Client Services Coordinator will report to the Vice President, Client Services. This person is customer-service oriented, positive, energetic, and self-motivated individual who can work well with all stakeholders in the ALS Community including clients, families, ALS clinics, healthcare providers and equipment vendor partners. 

This is a full-time, contract position with benefits and the potential for renewal. The Research Coordinator will report to the Vice President, Research. This person is a positive, energetic, creative and self-motivated individual who can work well with all stakeholders in the ALS Community including clients, families and researchers, ALS clinics, ALS Health Care Providers, and representatives from the ALS Societies across Canada. They will be responsible for working with the Vice President, Research on all aspects of operations management for the National Research Program including grant management and research communications. 

ALS Society of Canada to spearhead Canada’s participation in Project MinE, which will study the DNA profiles of 22,500 people to identify genetic patterns specific to people with ALS

Season’s Greetings from ALS Canada

We wish you and yours a holiday season filled with the warmth of friends and loved ones.

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