Volunteer coordinator: Eileen Stankavich, Anchorage contact
Contact information: 888-DIABETE, email@example.com
Web site: http://www.diabetes.org
Organization description: The Juneau chapter of the American Diabetes Association provides support groups for adults and children. They offer patient and professional education programs.
Years of service: 23.
Volunteer positions available: Volunteers are needed for ongoing fundraising. They are also needed to start and facilitate support groups, as well as staff tables at the health fair.
Hours: Times vary depending on volunteer position.
Training: The American Diabetes Association will provide guidelines for starting and facilitating a support group.
Special requirements: Background checks will be required for volunteers working directly with children.
In-kind donations: Airline miles for kids to go to Diabetes camp.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. More volunteer opportunities can be found at http://www.unitedwayseak.org. To offer volunteer opportunities for your nonprofit organization, call 463-5530.
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