Online Moderator Application 

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Part of Live Yes! Arthritis, the Live Yes! Online Community connects you 24/7 with those who understand what it’s like. The Online Community offers visitors the ability to browse or participate on our many discussion forum topics such as sharing coping strategies and ways to help prevent a flare up. Visitors can chat and befriend others, and locate in person arthritis related events happening nearby. 

Become a Volunteer Moderator! 

Moderator engagement is key to the success of the Online Community and will offer great value for the participants. Below you will find some guidance for ensuring a positive experience for all. 


Review user-generated content and actively engage 

  • Engage members using relevant Arthritis Foundation articles, content, messages and events 
  • Process any public complaints, escalating when necessary to the Moderator Team Leader 
  • Attend monthly Online Moderator conference calls 
  • Remove any postings and/or block users for posts that contain objectionable or inappropriate content 


Welcome all new members or first-time posters 

  • Have fun as you help others with their journey with arthritis, you have so much knowledge and experience to make a huge impact for thousands of people in our community 
  • You are a Subject Matter Expert for the newly diagnosed, please engage and change their lives! 

The first step in the process is to complete the application below. Individuals will be interviewed and those who successfully complete the screening process will be invited to become a volunteer and serve as a Live Yes! Online Community Moderator. Once all the required paperwork is completed, we will provide you with the tools and training to get started! 

We look forward to having you as a Moderator! 

Please note that this training is provided to US based residents only, age 18 and older. 

Moderator Applications

Join the Live Yes! Online Community.

If you are interested in being a Live Yes! Online Community moderator, please complete the Live Yes! Online Community Moderator application. Our staff will follow-up with you to discuss details, expectations and goals of this volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your interest!

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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.

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Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.


Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000


Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.


Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.


Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.


Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.


Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.