National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers.

To celebrate, every day this week we’ll be profiling some of our inspiring CMAT volunteers from across Canada, who have helped us both at home, and on deployments around the world!

Click the Volunteer link above to apply with CMAT, or to learn more!

Meet some of our awesome volunteers!


Aric Rankin – Hamilton, ON

Profession:  Nurse Practitioner
Deployed to: Léogâne, Haiti – Jan 2010

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Brandon Duncan – London, ON

Profession: Registered Nurse
Deployed to: Pétionville, Haiti – Apr 2010; Ormoc, Philippines – Nov 2013

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Michael and Beverly Parker – Edmonton, AB

Profession: Paramedic and Registered Nurse
Deployed to: Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan – Sept 2010; Ormoc, Philippines – Nov 2013.

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Dr. Jeanne LeBlanc – Vancouver, BC

Profession: Clinical Psychologist
Participated in CMAT deployments to Haiti 2010, Japan 2011 and Philippines 2013

metz martin

Martin Metz – Vancouver, BC

Profession: Primary Care Paramedic
Deployed to: Léogâne, Haiti – Jan and Mar, 2010; Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan – Sept, 2010; Ishinomaki, Japan – Mar, 2011;  Ormoc, Philipppines – Nov 2013.

jeewan chanicka

Jeewan Chanicka – Markham, ON

Profession: Elementary School Principal
Fundraising for CMAT deployments to: Indonesia 2005, Sri Lanka 2005, India 2005, Pakistan 2005, Haiti 2010, Japan 2011 and Philippines 2013.

ruby dyall

Ruby Dyall – Grand Banks, NFLD

Profession: Registered Nurse
Deployed to: Pétionville, Haiti – April 2010.

Mikael Kjellstrom

Mikael Kjellström – Barrière, BC

Profession: Semi-retired photographer and stay-at-home dad
Volunteer Webmaster since 2012.

Chris and Kelly Kaley

Chris and Kelly Kaley – Trenton, ON

Profession: Advanced Care Paramedics and Canadian Forces
Deployed to: Gopalganj, Bangladesh – Aug 2007; Mianyang, Sichuan, China – May 2008; Léogâne, Haiti – Jan 2010; and Ishinomaki, Japan – Mar 2011.



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