First Descents welcomes the time and energy of passionate volunteers! We are stoked to have you as part of the FD family! Thank you so much for choosing to donate some of your valuable time to helping First Descents achieve its mission of improving the lives of young adults impacted by cancer. Whether you choose to stuff envelopes at the office, accept the challenge and join The Out Living It Project, or capture Kodak moments at a program, there are numerous ways for you to volunteer with First Descents. As a small nonprofit with a big mission, your generosity has a significant impact on our programs, and most importantly, on young adults impacted by cancer.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
- 1. Spread the word! Young adults are the most under-served and disconnected of the demographics with cancer. Please share this information with any young adults with cancer who might benefit from attending First Descents.
- 2. Volunteer! With everything from events to The Out Living It Project, there are plenty of opportunities to donate your time to First Descents.
- 3.Donate! To learn more about First Descents and to donate, please visit our Donation Page
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Choose how much time you’d like to invest:
+ Event Volunteer – minutes or hours (on an event basis)
+ Program Volunteer – program specific (by application only)
+ Internship – 3-6 months (by application only; please contact the office for more details)
If you’re interested in volunteering at a program, please click the link at the top of the page and complete the volunteer application. You’ll also find our descriptions of our main program volunteer roles below.