Neighbors helping Neighbors: American Diabetes Association

Helping you find where you are needed

Posted: Friday, January 20, 2006

Juneau chapter

Volunteer coordinator: Eileen Stankavich, Anchorage contact

Contact information: 888-DIABETE,

Web site:

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 To offer volunteer opportunities for your nonprofit organization, call 463-5530.

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