Volunteers are the “lifeblood” of any non-profit organization – ours included. They are the people who step forward to work at events, sit on committees, and volunteer to serve on our board of directors.
The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation Volunteer Program improves the lives of those living with bleeding disorders through supporting development efforts, spreading community awareness, championing advocacy efforts and assisting with programs.
Interested in volunteering with VHF: Fill out our online volunteer application
If you have questions contact Megan Schowengerdt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-740-8643.
Advocacy Ambassadors – Advocacy Ambassadors serve as volunteer leaders who support the advocacy efforts of Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA) and VHF.
Board of Directors (BOD) – The board of directors is the governing body of VHF. Board members meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the organization, to support the work of VHF, and to provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance.
Events – VHF events and programs require the help of volunteers to run smoothly. Jobs include: preparing materials prior to the event, un-loading vehicles and set-up, registration and check-in, picture taking, clean up, and more! Training and previous experience is not a requirement, but good communication, being a team player, organizational skills and reliability is a must.
Committee service – Committees are small work groups comprised of volunteers and staff with a particular focus that meet a few times a year either in person or via conference call. Committees work together and present their findings and recommendations to the board of directors.
General administrative – Volunteer responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of VHF and the experience of the individual volunteer. Tasks could include: Maintaining/archiving office records, helping with the newsletter, marketing projects, program development, member surveys, and community outreach initiatives.