Volunteer Committee Resources

Walk to Cure Arthritis relies heavily on local volunteers to make each event a success. There are day-of-event volunteer opportunities as well as longer term event committee positions.

Committee Member Tools

Are you already involved in your local Walk to Cure Arthritis committee? Use these downloadable tools and resources to enhance your committee activities.

For even more resources, be sure to check out

Team Captain Tools

Thank you for displaying your commitment to curing arthritis by volunteering as a Walk to Cure Arthritis Team Captain. As team captain you are the point person for your passionate group of individuals. 

Here are some tools and resources to help you motivate your team and achieve your fundraising goals. 

WTCA Committee Positions

Local Event Chair Resources

The Event Chair is responsible for managing both the event committee and the event itself. As Event Chair, it is recommended that you also read the additional committee member's sections and download their training materials, as well.

Logistics Chair Resources

The Logistics Chair is responsible for ensuring all local event day logistics are planned, coordinated and implemented effectively.

Sponsorship Chair Resources

The Sponsorship Chair is responsible for identifying and recruiting cash or in-kind sponsors in the community for the local Walk to Cure Arthritis event

Corporate Chair Resources

The Corporate Chair is responsible for developing local corporate involvement through new team recruitment and sponsorships. 

Team Development Chair Resources

The Team Development Chair is responsible for leading the committee in recruiting and retaining Team Captains and team members from the community.

Marketing & PR Chair Resources

The Marketing & PR Chair is responsible for increasing media coverage, awareness and brand identity of the local Walk to Cure Arthritis event and the Arthritis Foundation.

Mission & Advocacy Chair Resources

The Mission & Advocacy Chair is responsible for leading volunteers in mission awareness, mission delivery and advocacy at the local Walk to Cure Arthritis event. 
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To learn more about what opportunities are available for you, please connect with your nearest Arthritis Foundation office. 

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    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

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    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.


Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20. You'll receive a year's worth of Arthritis Today magazine, access to helpful tools, resources, and more.

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

Gift Planning

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.


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.

More About Volunteering


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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Meet Our Partners

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.