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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Upper Midwest Chapter of the American Liver Foundation. Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below and we invite you to contact us for more information! We also invite you to contact us if you have an idea about a special way that you would like to contribute to our organization that is not listed below. Thank you - we look forward to working with you in the community!


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES


Minnesota and the Dakotas

Education Ambassador
Volunteers are asked to set-up and staff booths at public health fairs, provide literature and information as needed to support continued outreach and education throughout the state of Minnesota. Volunteers may also speak on behalf of ALF when special presentations are requested from community organizations.

Volunteer Ambassador Team Leader
We are seeking volunteers who are looking for leadership opportunities. Ideally, we would love to find people who can take on leadership roles as the Volunteer Ambassador & Education Programs grow. These leadership volunteers will play an important role in the coordination of our education programs by conducting activities such as promoting the programs, scheduling presentations and providing support and training for our Volunteer Ambassadors.

Public Information Coordinator
Fulfill and track material and information requests from individuals, hospitals, schools, businesses, churches and other organizations for information and educational resources like brouchures, posters, stickers, and pins. Opportunity may involve visiting health care professional offices 1-2 times a month.


Bloomington

Public Relations
Volunteers will focus on the Chapter's public relations, marketing, and communications efforts to increase awareness and advance the mission of the American Liver Foundation. Activities may include contacting local media, writing press releases, writing newsletter articles, event promotions, etc.

Office Assistant
Assist with data entry, filing, organizing, special mailings, answering phones, helping with meeting set-up/clean-up and other minor office duties as needed.

Internships
Internships are available for credit and are geared toward students seeking experience in the areas of nonprofit management, marketing, public relations, volunteer management, program management or event planning. Students who wish to engage in a specific project to fulfill an academic requirement should contact the Upper Midwest Chapter to design a work plan within the scope of the American Liver Foundation's mission.


Twin Cities

Volunteers can participate in one or more of our fundraising events
Flavors, Liver Life Walk, and the Liver Life Challenge. Please visit our Events page for more information about each event!

Event Planning Committee
Committee members are needed for planning and improving our events each year. Event committeess work to successfully plan all aspects of the event, including venue, pricing, timeline, auction procurement, event marketing, ticket sales, etc. Event Committees meet monthly starting several months prior to the event.

Liver Life Walk Planning Committee

Sponsorship Lead
Works with ALF staff and Committee Chair to create a plan to meet sponsorship goal, develop list of potential sponsors, determines committee responsibilities for reaching out to potential sponsors, sets meetings (along with ALF staff) to present opportunities to companies, works with staff to ensure recognition of corporate sponsors.

Team Development Leads
Responsible for team recruitment/recognition, works with ALF staff to determine a recruitment plan and goals, mentors Team Captains and provides support to keep registrants engaged, fundraising point person, liasion between teams and staff throughout the eight week walk campaign.

Logistics Lead
Manage logistics timeline, conducts a site survey and creates an event layout, develops a product pick up schedule, works with volunteer chair to determine volunteer needs, ensure all logistics of event properly planned and executed, coordinates site and route set up and breakdown.

Volunteer Lead
Determines the number of volunteers needed to ensure a smooth event, recruits all volunteers to meet needs, manages the recruitment, route, and site volunteer managers the day of the event (DOE), trains volunteers, ensures all volunteers are recognized post-event, coordinate volunteer check-in DOE.

Media Lead
Works with American Liver Foundation staff to design a media plan, submits press releases to local news outlets, works to secure in-kind advertising, sends PSAs to local media, recruits local media personality to act as an emcee at the event.

Registration Lead
Knowledgeable on registration and accounting process, works with the volunteer chair and registration manager to ensure volunteer needs are met, trains volunteers prior to the day of the event (DOE), coordinates and manages registration and accounting at the event, ensures security of donations made or turned in at the event.

Day of Event Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help set up for the event, to register guests at the door, assist with the live and silent auctions, to serve as a host/hostess during the event and for clean-up.


Contact ALF To Get Started!

For more information or to get started as a Volunteer, please contact us at 1-888-945-4837 or (414)-961-4936. Email: dgirard@liverfoundation.org

Page updated: August 23rd, 2012