As an entirely volunteer-run organization, the ongoing work of volunteers is essential for PACC to be able to operate. Volunteers are essential for PACC to meet its objectives to be benefit the profession and the public.
Various volunteer opportunities are available to let you to hone your skills, make career-building connections, and get involved with special initiatives and events.
Volunteering can help you achieve a range of outcomes:
- Share your knowledge and concerns, and develop new skills
- Expand your professional network
- Build awareness about the profession
- Network and collaborate with peers and colleagues
- Work with industry experts on current issues
- Strengthen the future of your profession and stay connected with your industry
- Enjoy a sense of purpose, community, and accomplishment
- Fulfill your CPD requirements
PACC neither represents nor advocates on behalf of individuals. The non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental organization is a voice for privacy and access in Canada, and speaks on behalf of its members and other concerned Canadians. PACC supports effective privacy and access legislation that preserves and strengthens democratic and Charter-protected freedoms.
Key Volunteer Roles
Volunteers play a vital role in making events a success, and are always needed to help out in various ways on the day of each event. Whether PACC is the event host or an invited participant, volunteers are vital to ensure things run smoothly.
If you are interested in volunteering at an upcoming event, contact registrar_at_pacc-ccap_dot_ca and let us know.
Pro Bono Lawyers
The Privacy and Access Council of Canada is developing a roster of lawyers nation-wide who are interested in offering pro bono services to work on specific issues and offer legal advice as the need arises. Expertise in privacy, access, civil liberties and constitutional law are sought in particular.
PACC is aware of significant issues and is developing a national strategy with a view to ensuring the best possible outcomes in legislative modernization. Pro bono assistance is needed to develop position papers for submission to legislative bodies.
We are looking for lawyers across the country who possess relevant expertise and are willing to be placed on a roster.
To join the PACC Volunteer Program and support PACC, or to join our roster of pro bono lawyers, contact registrar_at_pacc-ccap_dot_ca