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Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!Your donation makes a real difference

Donations to the Rick Hansen Institute support spinal cord injury research across Canada:

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> Reducing the incidence and severity of paralysis resulting from a spinal cord injury. 

Increasing and restoring physical function following a spinal cord injury.

 Reducing the incidence and severity of secondary complications associated with spinal cord injury.

Legacy Gifts

What legacy would you like to leave the world? Imagine improving the lives of millions of people around the world who live with a spinal cord injury.

If you would like to make this a reality, please consider including the Rick Hansen Institute in your will, or naming RHI as the beneficiary of your RRSP, TFSA, or life insurance policy. The Rick Hansen Institute encourages you to speak with your financial planner and legal advisor to discuss which type of gift best suits your individual needs and goals.

Donate online or mail your cheque (payable to Rick Hansen Institute) to:

Rick Hansen Institute
Donor Relations
6400-818 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver BC V5Z 1M9

The Rick Hansen Institute is a Registered Charity and your donation is tax-deductible.
ONLINE DONATIONS: Tax receipts will be issued automatically for all online donations.
MAIL-IN DONATIONS: Tax receipts will be issued automatically for mail-in donations of $25 and greater, and upon request for smaller donations.

If you have questions about making a donation please email: donation[at]rickhanseninstitute.org or phone 604.827.1683.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

The Rick Hansen Institute aims to achieve its goals by leveraging a global network of like-minded individuals and organizations. We are committed to accelerating the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments and quality of life for people with spinal cord injury.

Achieving our mission and vision takes a team of dedicated and talented staff. We work collaboratively across programs and departments so that one day, our vision of a world without paralysis after spinal cord injury can be realized.

If you are highly skilled, hard working and want a challenging career in an organization that strives to make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you. Please take a look at our current job postings below.

Current Opportunities

Opportunity

Status

Knowledge Translation Research Assistant Accepting Applications
Accounts Payable Clerk Accepting Applications
Program Manager, Biobank Accepting Applications
Program Coordinator, Cure and Care Accepting Applications

 

If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter for general consideration, please email . We’ll keep your resume on file for six months.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

The success of the Rick Hansen Institute depends on participation of people and organizations from across Canada. If SCI is part of your life in any way, please think about getting involved with the Institute.

Consider yourself invited if you're:

> a person with SCI, or a friend or relative of someone with SCI

> a health professional who works with people with SCI

> a person who provides professional care or other services to people with SCI

> a researcher working in the SCI field

> a person working in a government program that assists people with SCI

> anyone interested in creating more opportunities for people with SCI.

How can you get involved?

> Learn more about or become involved with important research trials.

> Sign up for RHI news and stay up-to-date on the latest SCI research news from RHI.

> Learn more about our current volunteer and career opportunities.

Visit the Rick Hansen Foundation website and become an active participant in helping the Foundation remove barriers to improve the lives of people with disabilities.

> Help us raise funds for SCI research. Make a donation.

The Rick Hansen Institute is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that drives innovation in spinal cord injury research and care. We strive to improve the lives of people living with SCI in Canada and around the world.

 

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