Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

If you want to be a voice for change and help advocate for policies that ensure access to care for people living with arthritis, consider learning about our advocacy volunteer opportunities. No experience or prior knowledge of advocacy issues is required and training is available. Click here to learn more.

Jingle Bell Run Volunteer Planning Committees: The Jingle Bell Run 5K Run takes place in Philadelphia (events held in December). Join a team of volunteers to assist our event coordinator to make the Jingle Bell Run an unforgettable morning for our participants.  Volunteer Planning Committees meet monthly at a location that is convenient to volunteers. Each volunteer joins a sub-committee or may choose to take a leadership role to chair a committee of volunteers overseeing some feature of the event.

Volunteer Committees Include:
Team Recruitment
Team Retention
Event Logistics
Fundraising
Sponsorship
Public Relations

Training is provided.

To learn more, please email Dominic Finelli at dfinelli@arthritis.org  so that they may contact you to discuss our volunteer opportunities in more detail.

Jingle Bell Run Event Day Volunteers
Lend a helping hand on Jingle Bell Run day at our registration tables, refreshments, Kids’ Zone, and more. This is a fun, energizing day that will keep you smiling. If you are interested in learning more, please email Sheila Brown, our Merket Relations Coordinator.

Walk to Cure Arthritis Volunteer Planning Committee
Walk to Cure Arthritis takes place in Philadelphia, PA and Sewell, NJ in the spring. Volunteer Planning Committees meet monthly at a location that is convenient to volunteers. Volunteers may join a sub-committee or choose to take a leadership role to chair a committee of volunteers overseeing some feature of the Walk.  Volunteer Committees Include: Team Recruitment, Team Retention, Event Logistics, Fundraising, Sponsorship, Public Relations. Training is provided.If you’d like to learn more, please email Dominic Finelli at dfinelli@arthritis.org

Event Day Volunteers Needed for our Walks to Cure Arthritis
Lend a helping hand at our registration tables, refreshments, Kids’ Zone, and special areas. This is a fun, energizing day that will keep you smiling.  For more information, please email Sheila Brown.

Health Fair Volunteer
Join our volunteer team to represent the Arthritis Foundation at community health fairs. No experience is necessary. We provide training to all volunteers.Locations of health fairs vary and some locations may require a car. Time commitment is a minimum of 2 hours. For more information, please email Sheila Brown, our Market Relations Coordinator.

Office Volunteer
Help with a variety of projects that support our community programs and special events, including mailings, organization of resource materials, internet research, data entry, solicitation of in-kind donations, thank you calls and more donors.For more information, please email Sheila Brown our Market Relations Coordinator.