Volunteer Opportunities in Your Area

  Opportunity Description Location
Register African American Initiatives Ambassador Ambassadors provide churches in the African American community with a foundation for integrating diabetes awareness messages and healthy living tips into the lives of members and families. Virginia Area
Register African American Programs Find a great opportunity in any of the African American initiatives to increase the awareness of diabetes and its complications and offer resources within the African American community. Virginia Area
Register Diabetes Advocate From the halls of Congress to your state house and courts, make your voice heard! You can do this simply by taking action on urgent alerts, contacting your elected officials, and spreading the word about the importance of increasing funding to prevent, treat and cure diabetes, improving access to health care, and eliminating discrimination against people with diabetes. Virginia Area
Register Family Link Parent Mentor Parent Mentors help families who are affected by diabetes to effectively overcome their fears and challenges in learning to live with diabetes. As a representative of the Association, Mentors will listen, share their story and provide emotional support and a link to resources the Association has to help families. Virginia Area
Register General Outreach, Awareness & Education Get involved with outreach activities including professional and patient education events, American Diabetes Month (November), Alert Day (March), health fairs and more. Virginia Area
Register Office Volunteer Your local American Diabetes Association office staff needs assistance with administrative duties such as: answering phones and returning phone calls, data entry in Word & Excel, office mailings, making copies and filing and pre & post event organization tasks. Virginia Area
Register Other Special Events Select campaigns conducted in specific markets to capture the Father of the Year/Big Ticket Event audience across the country. Virginia Area
Register Other Youth Opportunities Social and educational opportunities in local communities; support for local Camp program; local committees; participants in parent message boards to share positive messages and encouragement with other parents; local speakers bureau; diabetes advocates. Virginia Area
Register Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the Association???s signature one-day, fundraising and awareness walk that takes place in more than 130 cities across the United States. Participants form teams and recruit their co-workers, friends and family members to walk and fundraise with them. Virginia Area
Register Tour de Cure Tour de Cure is a series of cycling events held in 86 cities nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist which are supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer them on! Virginia Area

Learn more about additional volunteer opportunities from your local American Diabetes Association office.