Help improve the lives of people living with arthritis by becoming a member of the Arthritis Foundation grassroots advocacy network. Ensure access to care and address key policy issues on both the state and federal levels with lawmakers, insurers, employers, and regulators

Here are examples of Advocacy volunteer roles: 

If you want to help improve the lives of people living with arthritis, become a member of the Arthritis Foundation's elite Advocate grassroots network. The key to success in changing government policies is grassroots advocacy and Advocates are the most effective resource for making positive changes on Capitol Hill and the states. Sign up today to get monthly advocacy opportunities delivered right to your inbox. 

Ambassadors are dedicated volunteers who work to build strong relationships with their legislators at the state and federal level. Ambassadors are committed to taking part in the democratic process and participate in guided action opportunities to help them raise awareness for priorities important to people with arthritis. Each Ambassador’s efforts are crucial to the success of the Arthritis Foundation.  

Junior Ambassador  
This exciting program gives teens 13-17 the opportunity to represent the estimated 300,000 kids in the U.S. who have arthritis and raise awareness by sharing their personal arthritis story. This advocacy initiative gives teens an opportunity to complete service hours while building relationships with their legislators that increase awareness for juvenile arthritis. 

Advocacy Chair/Committee member  
Serve as local advocacy volunteer leaders, deliver advocacy and access programs and information.  Lead advocacy recruitment and engagement efforts at the local level. 

Join the fight and, together, let’s conquer arthritis. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

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