Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers make our program of free psychosocial cancer support possible, and our program is growing every day.

How can you help? Keep an eye on this list of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities that we currently have available, and let us know when you one you are interested in!

New to volunteering at Gilda’s Club?

To learn about becoming a volunteer, visit our Become a Volunteer page and submit a volunteer interest form. We will contact you to schedule your attendance at the next volunteer orientation so you can get started soon.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Contact our Volunteer and Program Coordinator Maddy Rydeen (952.767.7623) to learn more about any opportunity or to apply.

Gilda Greeter – NEW SHIFTS

Be the warm and welcoming face of Gilda’s Club Twin Cities for all guests and members. This weekly commitment serves as the first point of contact for all phone calls and guests coming in to the clubhouse. Our greeters help members sign up for programs and keep accurate attendance of programs in our scheduling software, and answer questions about Gilda’s Club’s program of support and happenings in the clubhouse.

Current available shifts:

  • Thursday Mornings, 9am-1pm starting in late August

Download the Gilda Greeter position description here.

Music Instructor – NEW

Share your musical knowledge and skills with our youth and young adult members. Work directly with Annie Stone, our Youth and Family Program Coordinator, to design and deliver this fun, new program. We’re looking for volunteers skilled in music composition, singing or playing an instrument who can come up with creative ways for our younger members to explore their experiences through music.

Download the Music Instructor position description here.

Contact our Youth and Family Program Coordinator, Annie Stone (952.767.7625) for more information.

Medical Advisory Board Assistant – NEW

Our Medical Advisory Board (MAB), a team of healthcare professionals who provide valuable medical expertise, is a critical part of making the Gilda’s Club Twin Cities program effective and respected. This new volunteer position will assist our Program Director, Ali DeCamillis, with various communication and coordination efforts for MAB meetings.

Download the Medical Advisory Board Assistant position description here.

Library Committee Member – NEW

Do you have an interest in library and resource management . . . or excel at bringing order to chaos? Then join our Library Committee and help improve the functionality of the clubhouse collection. As part of the library team you’ll help assess the current layout and infrastructure, reorganize materials as needed and put in place a system for our members to easily access valuable resources.

Download the Library Committee Member position description here.

Teen Service Club – NEW

If you are a teen in the Twin Cities and would like to make a difference in your community, then join Gilda’s Club Twin Cities’ Teen Service Club! This is a volunteer opportunity open to all teens looking to make a difference. Our mission is to promote awareness of Gilda’s Club Twin Cities in the community, assist with events and initiatives, and provide volunteer service. Volunteer community service hours can be earned by providing volunteer service at Gilda’s Club.

Download the Teen Service Club position description here.

Carpenter – SPECIAL PROJECT – NEW

Help make clubhouse projects a reality by using woodworking skills to construct various structures to support our program needs. We are looking for an expert woodworker / cabinet maker who can help improve our library design and function to improve resource accessibility and display, by assessing our current needs, quoting out the project, and then working to secure funding and support to create custom cabinetry and display fixtures for our brochure and resource display library.

Download the Carpenter – Special Project: Custom-Built Library Display position description here.

Network Group Facilitators – NEW

Facilitate our member networking groups (must be a master’s-level licensed mental health professional).

Download the Network Group Facilitator position description here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Check back here for more volunteer opportunities that will be available soon! Contact our Volunteer and Program Coordinator Maddy Rydeen (952.767.7623) to learn more about any opportunity or to apply.

  • Healing Story Facilitator – Help Gilda’s Club members explore the healing power of sharing their stories.
  • Information and Referral Specialist – Work alongside the program team to respond to cancer-specific information and referral requests (must be a bachelor’s or master’s-level social worker, care coordinator or nurse navigator).
  • Process Improvement Specialist

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