Volunteer Opportunities

Champions Volunteer Job Board 

Welcome to the CureDuchenne Champions Volunteer Opportunities board! Here, you can explore a range of rewarding volunteer positions dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Whether you’re passionate about fundraising, advocacy, event planning, or community outreach, there’s a role for you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those living with Duchenne. Join us in our mission to accelerate research, raise awareness, and provide vital resources. Browse our listings and become a Champion for a Cure today! 

Open Champions Volunteer Positions 

Event Volunteer: 

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and execution of fundraising events such as galas, walks, and runs. 
  • Help set up event venues, manage registration, coordinate logistics, and provide on-site support during the event. 
  • Engage with attendees, answer questions about CureDuchenne’s mission, and promote awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 

Fundraising Ambassador: 

  • Mobilize your network and community to raise funds for CureDuchenne through peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. 
  • Organize creative fundraising initiatives such as bake sales, garage sales, or virtual fundraisers on social media platforms. 
  • Provide support and resources to fellow Champions interested in fundraising efforts. 

Advocacy Advocate: 

  • Advocate for policy changes and legislative action to support individuals living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and their families. 
  • Participate in advocacy training sessions, awareness campaigns, and meetings with policymakers at the local, state, and national levels. 
  • Share personal stories and experiences to raise awareness about the needs of the Duchenne community and drive positive change. 

Community Outreach Volunteer: 

  • Represent CureDuchenne at community events, health fairs, and conferences to raise awareness and educate the public about Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 
  • Distribute informational materials, engage with attendees, and facilitate conversations about CureDuchenne’s mission and programs. 
  • Identify opportunities for partnership and collaboration with local organizations, schools, and businesses to expand outreach efforts. 

Social Media Ambassador: 

  • Amplify CureDuchenne’s messaging and reach on social media platforms by sharing posts, stories, and updates with your network. 
  • Create and publish original content related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy, fundraising events, advocacy campaigns, and success stories. 
  • Engage with followers, respond to comments, and promote community interaction and engagement. 

Translation/Interpreter Volunteer: 

  • Assist with translating written materials, website content, and communications into different languages to reach diverse audiences. 
  • Provide interpretation services for non-English-speaking individuals during events, meetings, and outreach activities. 
  • Help bridge language barriers and ensure that information about Duchenne muscular dystrophy and CureDuchenne’s programs is accessible to all. 

Event Planning and Coordination: 

  • Event Coordinator: Plan, organize, and execute fundraising events, such as galas, walks/runs, golf tournaments, and auctions. 
  • Logistics Coordinator: Coordinate event logistics, including venue selection, permits, equipment rental, transportation, and catering. 
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for events, ensuring smooth operation and positive volunteer experience. 
  • Marketing and Promotion Coordinator: Develop marketing strategies and promotional materials to increase event attendance and fundraising. 

Advocacy and Awareness: 

  • Advocacy Champion: Advocate for policy changes and increased funding for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research and access to treatments. 
  • Awareness Ambassador: Raise awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy and CureDuchenne’s mission through community outreach, educational events, and social media campaigns. 
  • Legislative Advocate: Lobby lawmakers at the local, state, and federal levels to support legislation that benefits individuals with Duchenne and their families. 
  • Public Speaker: Share personal stories and insights about living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or the importance of supporting CureDuchenne at speaking engagements, conferences, and community events. 

Community Engagement: 

  • Support Group Facilitator: Lead or assist with support groups for individuals affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy and their families, providing emotional support and resources. 
  • School Outreach Coordinator: Develop educational materials and presentations about Duchenne muscular dystrophy for schools and youth organizations to raise awareness and promote inclusivity. 
  • Community Ambassador: Represent CureDuchenne at community events, health fairs, and conferences to distribute information and engage with the public. 

For inquiries or to express interest in any of the volunteer positions listed, please contact Jordan Lynch, Senior Development Program Manager, at jordan@cureduchenne.org to schedule a one-on-one appointment. Your dedication fuels our mission. Thank you for considering joining us in the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 

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