Young Adult Chair

Two-thirds of people with arthritis are under age 65. The Arthritis Foundation has a unique opportunity to better serve the needs of young adults with arthritis and to leverage this group’s energy and commitment to further support, raise awareness, and build future top leadership within the young adult arthritis community. 

Review the following materials and links to learn more about taking a leadership role in our quest to conquer arthritis.

YA Chair Job Description

An in-depth job description of the Young Adult Chair, including responsibilities, required trainings, length of term and more. Download the YA Chair and Committee descriptions.

Tools and Resources

YA Chair Calls: Young Adult Chairs from all over the United States connect bimonthly to share, discuss, and plan their goals and strategy for their local committees. Each call is facilitated by Arthritis Foundation staff.

YA Committee Toolkit: Download the YA Committee Toolkit for a step-by-step guide on leading your local YA Committee.

Toolkit Supplements: Here are a few supplements to help you as you begin your local YA Committees:

For more details please contact:

Jennifer Ziegler
Arthritis Foundation
JA Transitions Director
o: 404-965-7727