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Volunteers Needed for the San Francisco 5K Team Hope Walk

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HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA - San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate

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  • 5 people are interested
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Team Hope Walk for a Cure

The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate is looking for energetic individuals with management skills to implement a yearly strategic plan to heighten the awareness of Huntington's disease through social media, plan and promote events, outreach to educate healthcare professionals, coordinate fundraising events, and manage a yearly budget.

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's disease (HD) & Juvenile HD. HDSA is 90% volunteer based and San Francisco Bay Area Affiliates is run by volunteers.

The Affiliate Team's goals are to:

  1. Build an HD community-service organization.

  2. Support HD research and communicate its impact.

  3. Remove barriers to quality care.

  4. Serve as the premier communicator of HD information.

  5. Grow volunteer involvement.

  6. Operate in a fiscally responsible manner.

  7. Increase revenue to grow organizational capacity.

To accomplish these goals we need volunteers to help with running fundraisers, reaching out to potential sponsors, staffing for education days and support groups, grant writing, working on social media campaigns, and offering support to the Affiliate Board.

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About HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA - San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate

Location:

P. O. Box 280, Vacaville, CA 95625, US

Mission Statement

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. The HDSA San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate provides support to the local Huntington's Disease (HD) community by hosting fundraisers, education days, outreach programs, HD clinics at Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco.

Description

From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. HDSA's network of chapters, affiliates, HDSA Centers of Excellence, social workers and support groups provides a seamless connection for help, education and outreach to HD families and health care professionals across the United States.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Oct 02, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

610 Old Mason StreetSan Francisco, CA 94129

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • People Skills
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • The SF Bay Area Affiliate Team holds two in-person meetings in the San Francisco Bay area (currently held remotely). We will schedule approximately eight zoom meetings a year. When helping organize an event, there will be committee conference calls.
  • We are recruiting volunteers who want to help a local SF nonprofit in the fight to eradicate the cruelest disease on the planet. 41K Americans have Huntington's Disease and 10% of all cases are children with Juvenile HD. Currently, there is NO CURE.

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