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Volunteer Marketing Associate

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Arthritis Foundation

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Walk to Cure Arthritis Nashville 2018

The role of the Arthritis Foundation, Tennessee Marketing Associate, and Social Media volunteer will be to assist the staff in promoting our programs, events, and volunteer opportunities to our constituents on traditional and social media platforms. The Marketing and Social Media Volunteer will be working alongside staff members to create and implement strategies. The role would suit a new graduate from a marketing course or a more seasoned marketer who wants to make an impact with a major nonprofit that serves both youth and adults. We are looking for a candidate that has some experience of marketing and social media, either through education, work or volunteering. The candidate should be familiar with using social media and other online tools to generate interest in one of our fundraising events or project and is an excellent communicator. The volunteer will also be expected to attend some of our events and workshops with a view to reporting on them.

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About Arthritis Foundation

Location:

209 10th avenue south ste 123, Nashville, TN 37203, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Arthritis Foundation's mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

Our Vision

The Arthritis Foundation's vision is to create a world free of arthritis pain.

Description

Arthritis is Unacceptable

Because. . .

  • More than 50 million American adults (one in every five) have doctor diagnosed arthritis.

  • Arthritis affects 300,000 children under the age of 18.

  • Two-thirds of people with arthritis are younger than 65 years old.

  • By the year 2030, an estimated 67 million American adults will have arthritis.

  • Arthritis and related conditions cost the U.S. economy $128 billion per year in medical care and indirect expenses, including lost wages and productivity.

  • People of all genders, ages and races can get arthritis. However, women are more likely to get it than men.

  • Arthritis affects more than 34 million Caucasians, more than 4.6 million African-Americans and 3.1 million Hispanics.

  • Arthritis causes work limitations in the United States for 40 percent of people with the disease.

  • Arthritis limits the daily activities of 21 million Americans. This includes 9.4 percent of the total adult population and 42.4 percent of adults with arthritis.

  • There are 2.5 times as many women as there are men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

  • The total annual cost of osteoarthritis (OA) per person living with it is approximately $5,700.

  • Arthritis prevalence increases with age: 50 percent of adults age 65 and older have a form of arthritis.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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