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.
Program Instructor – Oct-Dec 2019
Share your knowledge and skills to the benefit of those impacted by cancer. We are looking for volunteers with at least 2 years of professional experience in their field (preferably professional certifications as well), excellent communications skills, and the ability to lead and motivate a group of people to lead a class in our Healthy Lifestyle, Education, or Social Opportunities program areas.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Network Group Facilitators – NEW
Facilitate our member networking groups (must be a master’s-level licensed mental health professional).
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
Gilda’s Club depends on the support of people like you. An independent and locally funded nonprofit, all our services are delivered free of charge—because the last thing someone dealing with cancer needs is another expense.Make a donation