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 adult cancer fighters and survivors. Whether you choose to stuff envelopes at the office, accept the challenge and join Team FD, or capture Kodak moments at camp, 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 adult cancer fighters and survivors.
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 Team FD, 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 www.FirstDescents.org/get-involved/donate/
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Choose how much time you’d like to invest:
+ Event Volunteer – minutes or hours (on an event basis)
+ Office Volunteer – days or weeks (project specific and/or regularly scheduled time commitment)
+ Camp 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 camp, please click the link at the top of the page and complete the volunteer application. You’ll also find our descriptions of our main camp volunteer roles just below the application tab.