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5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Current Opportunities - Patient and Family Advisors

The following is a list of current Patient/Family Advisor Role opportunities you might be interested in pursuing. They will be updated on a regular basis as new opportunities become available, and removed as positions are filled.

Patient/Family Advisors have busy lives, and sometimes are working with illness and/or other issues in their lives, so if they need to step away from their role postings may re-appear. 

Call for Patient/Family Advisors:

Family Leadership Council - We are currently looking for representation outside Halifax Regional Muncipality

How to Apply For A Patient/Family Advisor Role

If you are interested in becoming a Patient or Family Advisor at the IWK Health Centre, please take a moment to fill out the General Application for Patient/Family Advisors and indicate which role(s) interest you.

If you do not feel a fit with the current opportunities, but are still interested in becoming a Patient/Family Advisor with the IWK, please apply and indicate your areas of interest – perhaps based on your experience as a patient/family member, or your professional experience. New roles pop up frequently.

IWK Patient and Family Advisor General Application

IWK Patient and Family Advisor General Application (pdf)


If you have any questions or want some more information, please contact pfcc@iwk.nshealth.ca or call 902.470.6896.