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20 W. Kinzie St., 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
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The American Liver Foundation relies on volunteer support in many aspects of our work. Your small contribution of time can make a huge impact on fundraising, education and other critical components of liver disease research and treatment. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Brandon Combs, Asst. Executive Director at bcombs@liverfoundation.org.


Why volunteer with American Liver Foundation?

When you volunteer with the American Liver Foundation you are directly contributing to the fight against liver disease. You are helping to save lives. At the same time you also:

  • Make a meaningful difference in your community
  • Have flexible options and opportunities that fit your schedule
  • Build relationships and networks that last a lifetime
  • Learn and grow personally and professionally
  • Involve your family and friends

What kinds of opportunities are available?

From educational outreach to patient support services to event planning to administrative support, the volunteer opportunities at American Liver Foundation are numerous. Fill out a Volunteer Application and tell us about your preferences and talents. Depending on your area of interest and your skill set, we will do our utmost to match you with a volunteer position that is challenging and rewarding. Who knows, perhaps you have thought of something we haven’t and your input may even inspire the creation of new volunteer opportunities!


Marathon Volunteer

Present - October 8, 2017, 5 hours a week. Volunteer from home or volunteer from our office in Chicago!

Primary Function:
Assist with organizing Team ALF for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Helping recruit participants to Team ALF by making presentations and passing out brochures to running clubs and at running stores and keeping track of visits on an excel spreadsheet
  • Put up flyers in local businesses and keep spreadsheet as to locations
  • Update virtual community bulletin boards and keep spreadsheet as to locations

Related Skills or Knowledge

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs including Excel and Word
  • Able to present self in professional and courteous manner
  • Should be interested in the sport of running. Being a member of a local running community is a plus.

If interested in volunteering to help organize Team ALF, contact:

Tatiana Hayes
thayes@liverfoundation.org
312-377-9030


Liver Life Walk Volunteer

June 10, 2017 - Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Northbrook, IL; Oak Lawn, IL; Wheaton, IL
September 23, 2017 - Holland, MI
Host a Community Liver Life Walk in Your Community

Primary Functions:

  • Assist with planning the 2017 Liver Life Walks
  • Assist on event day to ensure the Liver Life Walk runs smoothly

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Making weekly calls to team captains and update Event Manager/spreadsheet as needed
  • Put up flyers in local businesses and keep spreadsheet as to locations
  • Update virtual community bulletin boards and keep spreadsheet as to locations

Related Skills or Knowledge

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs including Excel and Word
  • Able to present self in professional and courteous manner
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to excellence of work

If you are interested in volunteering to help organize the Liver Life Walk before or on event day, contact:

Tatiana Hayes
thayes@liverfoundation.org
312-377-9030


ALF Cheer Squad Volunteer

October 8th, 2017 - 7am-12:00pm, 35th & Expressway, Chicago, IL

Primary Function:
Cheer on our Team ALF Chicago Marathon Runners to victory on Sunday, October 8, 2017!

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Positive attitude, energy, and excitement!
  • Loud voice and muscles to shake the marathon cheer bells!
  • Warm clothes.....layer up - you never know what the weather will be like on race day!

If interested in joining the ALF Cheer Squad, contact:

Tatiana Hayes
thayes@liverfoundation.org
312-377-9030


Educational Volunteer

Primary Function:
Educational volunteers, under the direction of the Program Manager, will assist with the implementation of the core education programs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach to schools and community-based organizations
  • Schedule and present Love Your Liver programs
  • Assist with evaluation summary process for Love Your Liver Program participants

Related Skills or Knowledge

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and interest in working with youth
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to excellence of work
  • Familiarity with Powerpoint


It is the American Liver Foundation’s hope that after participating in an educational program, students will have a greater awareness and understanding of the liver’s importance and will take action to maximize their liver health and to prevent the spread of liver disease.

All education volunteers receive a comprehensive training on the program and its implementation.

For more information about educational programs, go to:
http://www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/yep

If interested in becoming a Education Volunteer:

Please submit your resume to:

Sarah Koltun
skoltun@liverfoundation.org
312-377-9030

Love Your Liver Volunteer Description-ALF GLD

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Love Your Liver Volunteer Description


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