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VOLUNTEERS

Helpline Volunteer

Summary: 
Information and Referral Helpline volunteers will offer information and treatment options to callers and answer basic questions regarding body image and eating disorders in a caring and compassionate manner. This position is a great learning opportunity and involves a minimum of 15 hours of training.

Special Events Volunteer

Summary: 
The National Eating Disorders Association hosts or is associated with many events throughout the country for which we need volunteers. Please contact us for further information by email at ggavito@myneda.org. Please include the city, state or region in which you are available and we will contact you when an event comes to town.

NEDA Online Forum Moderator

Summary: 
NEDA Forum Moderators will help oversee all comments and posts from members of the NEDA online community. Using the community guidelines and knowledge obtained through reading the forum guidelines, volunteers monitor new posts and add comments to posts that need to be addressed. Occasionally, volunteers will reach out to the community to encourage them to contact the NEDA Helpline for support and to mediate serious conversations.

Development Volunteer

Summary: 
The Development department is looking to increase community engagement through walk attendance and sponsorship for its National Walks program. The Walks program generates funding for NEDA’s programs and services such as the National Helpline, Navigator program, NEDAWareness Week, and much more.

Proud2Bme Volunteer

Summary: 
The Programs department is looking to increase community engagement through education and social media outreach. Proud2Bme is a safe community where teens can talk to each other and get support, without the confusing mixed messages found on many popular websites. The content is fun and interactive, and, most importantly, it puts teens' voices front and center. Proud2Bme is a supportive space where young people can share, connect, and take action for change.

Communications Volunteer

Summary: 
The Communications department is looking to increase awareness about eating disorders through social media. Contribute to NEDA’s mission of expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their loved ones through education, advocacy and research!

Legislative Policy Volunteer

Summary: 
The Legislative Policy volunteer will have the opportunity to work with the Legislative Advocacy Manager with advocacy projects currently underway across the country. This position is an ideal opportunity to gain experience with lobbying and grass roots organizing.