Arthritis Foundation - Western Pennsylvania
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Remote Office Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Active Opportunities (2)
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Leadership Board Overview The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis related diseases. The mission is delivered through public health programs and services, advocacy efforts and investing in arthritis research. Members of the Leadership Board are pivotal in helping local adults and children with arthritis. Members of the Leadership Board are responsible for working collaboratively with staff to provide guidance and leadership on strategic direction of fundraising strategies and mission delivery. Local Leadership Board members support the Foundation’s mission and fundraising activities by opening doors to influence individuals, organizations, and community partners to support the organization and build awareness among the arthritis community. Serve as an advocate of the Arthritis Foundation’s mission, policies and programs. Represent the Arthritis Foundation at official functions in the community and through social media. Actively participate on the planning committee and attend at least one special event annually. All Local Leadership Board members will consider the Arthritis Foundation a philanthropic priority by making and helping to solicit gifts that reflect that priority. So that we can credibly solicit contributions from major gift donors, corporate partners, and foundations, the Arthritis Foundation expects to have 100% of Local Leadership Board members make a personal annual contribution commensurate with individual capacity. Annual give/get of $3,500. Ensure the Arthritis Foundation fulfills its commitment to diverse volunteer leadership that reflects the communities served. Help recruit nominees to the board who can significantly impact the Arthritis Foundation’s mission delivery and fundraising efforts. Actively participate in a minimum of 4 out of 5 scheduled board meetings annually. Qualifications Relevant professional experience and accomplishments in career and/or extensive personal experience and accomplishments within arthritis community Experience working in a volunteer leadership capacity and volunteering in the community Commitment to and understanding of the mission and vision of the Arthritis Foundation Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and passion for improving the lives of people with arthritis Natural affinity for cultivating relationships, working with diverse individuals, and influencing others. Recommended Term: Three-year term, renewable for one additional term
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2023
Allison Park, PA 15101
The Arthritis Foundation Pittsburgh Region is looking for energetic and passionate individuals to join our 2023 Jingle Bell Run Event Committee. Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race to support charity! Our participants dress up in fun, holiday attire, tie bells to their shoes and run to support those living with arthritis. Volunteer committee members partner with the Jingle Bell Run Chairs and Arthritis Foundation staff to ensure that the event meets its community engagement and financial goals. Committee member's responsibilities may include: Attending regular committee meetings both virtually and in-person Recruiting and outreach to new and past participants Soliciting sponsorships and donations: financial and in-kind Assisting with social media and communications Sharing the mission of the Arthritis Foundation The ideal people would be willing to commit several hours each month between now and the event which will be held on December 2, 2023. Please note that this is not a day-of event volunteer opportunity. This is for people who would like to join the planning committee to help drive up participation and reach our financial goals ahead of time.
Date Posted: Nov 2, 2023
The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America's #1 cause of disability. We’re championing the fight to conquer arthritis with life-changing science, resources, advocacy and community connections. Online and in person (when safe again), the Live Yes! Arthritis Community empowers people to connect with others and live their best life.
What We Do: Conquer Arthritis
By advancing research, advocacy and disease management support, the Arthritis Foundation helps you navigate the many challenges arthritis brings. You can easily make powerful connections that lead to real, meaningful change.
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