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Fire Department Outreach Support Volunteer - Remote

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
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Volunteers are essential to MDA’s mission of transforming the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. While much of our volunteer opportunities have shifted to a more virtual setting, we are looking for a group of committed volunteers to assist with calling fire departments to get a commitment to fundraise for MDA in 2021. There are several options including virtual Fill the Boot, traditional Fill the Boot, and special events.

This volunteer opportunity will be done virtually from your home. Responsibilities include contacting fire departments by phone to provide information and to strengthen our partnership to enhance their fundraising efforts.

By signing up, you will be contacted once a volunteer opportunity becomes available and you’ll be asked to attend a training. Following successful completion of the training, you'll work hand in hand with an MDA staff partner or another volunteer leader to ensure your volunteer experience is a rewarding one, while helping to fuel MDA’s mission.

Timing: This volunteer opportunity begins in May, with training beginning in April. If wish to get started early, please email us at volunteerprogram@mdausa.org.

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About Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Location:

161 N Clark, Suite 3550, Chicago, IL 60601, US

Mission Statement

Since 1950, we've spearheaded efforts to transform the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. We fund groundbreaking research for promising treatments and provide families with the highest quality care from the best doctors in the country.

Description

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and, by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. Visit mda.org to learn more.

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • We anticipate this opportunity to connect with fire departments to be a weekly commitment and hours will vary (up to 3-5 hours/week and 30-40 phone calls on average).
  • While the position is remote, volunteers will need access to a computer, phone, and internet.

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