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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 Event Manager, Emily Jensen at ejensen@liverfoundation.org.


What is it like to volunteer with American Liver Foundation?

There are tens of thousands of answers to that question because each American Liver Foundation volunteer has a unique and inspiring story. One of our volunteer superstars Martha Shea has shared the story of how volunteering has become a cornerstone in her life. Your volunteer experience with American Liver Foundation could turn out to be as valuable and rewarding for you as hers has been.


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!


Virtual Volunteer

The Great Lakes Division, Illinois office is looking to fill the position of Virtual Volunteer. The Virtual Volunteer will assist with varying event, program and operational needs of the Great Lakes Division from home.

Virtual Volunteer

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To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Emily Jensen
American Liver Foundation
67 East Madison Street, Suite 1614
Chicago, IL 60603


Operations Volunteer

We are seeking volunteers to help with office tasks during business hours (9am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday). Tasks range from preparing mailings, photocopies, filing. We also need data entry volunteers and people willing to complete online research for us.

Excellent computer skills. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Self motivated with initiative and independent action expected within scope of responsibilities.

•Prepare weekly deposits
•Process donations, update relevant files and databases
•Manage bi-weekly accounts payable functions
•Collect funds and process invoicing
•Keep track of all Division acknowledgements and written memorials
•Manage databases for office data
•Maintain all office supplies and order when necessary

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Emily Jensen
American Liver Foundation
67 East Madison Street, Suite 1614
Chicago, IL 60603


Love Your Liver Program Volunteer


Primary Function:

Love Your Liver volunteers, under the direction of the Program Manager, will assist with the implementation of the Love Your Liver youth education program.

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

About the Love Your Liver Program
Love Your Liver is ALF’s interactive liver wellness education program targeted to elementary, middle, and high school students. The Love Your Liver program has successfully reached over 50,000 students.

It is the American Liver Foundation’s hope that after participating in the Love Your Liver 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 Love Your Liver volunteers receive a comprehensive training on the program and its implementation.

For more information about the Love Your Liver program, go to:
http://www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/yep


If interested in becoming a Love Your Liver Program Volunteer:

Please submit your resume to:

Emily Jensen
American Liver Foundation
67 East Madison Street, Suite 1614
Chicago, IL 60603

Love Your Liver Volunteer Description-ALF GLD

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Love Your Liver Volunteer Description


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Page updated: September 27th, 2014