Volunteer Opportunities

Committee Volunteer  

 

Advisory Council  

Be a part of the direction of BIAAZ.  The Advisory members serve as at-large ambassadors in the community, helps us address challenges and seek out new partnerships and support.

 

Camp Can Do Committee 

This committee is active year-round as we secure sponsorship to continue camp and plan a fantastic camp experience for our adult survivors of brain injury. Camp Can Do relies solely on unpaid volunteers to function.  The schedule varies.

 

Development Committee 

Be a part of securing the future of BIAAZ programs as the committee works with the Board to assuring the fiscal health through philanthropy and fund development. All committee work is done in partnership with executive director and Board.

The committee meets the first Wednesday of every month from 4:00-5:30pm at the BIAAZ office or via phone.

 

Events Committee

This committee plans and fundraises to support the following events: Camp Can Do, March Brain Injury Awareness Month, Bowl for Brain, Brews with the Board, Rays of Hope, and Crowns for Camp.

Meets: In person at the BIAAZ office or by phone the first Wednesday of each month 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

 

Noggin Committee

Lend a hand with the Noggin. The Noggin Committee vets potential stories, secures advertisement support, and sets the theme for the quarterly BIAAZ newsletter.

Meets: In person at the BIAAZ office or by phone the first Wednesday of each month, 9:00 am - 10:00 am.

 

Public Policy Committee

Join us as we outreach to State and Federal elected officials to advocate for policies that have a positive impact on survivors of brain injury. This group also plans and carries out the BIAAZ Day at the Capitol.

Meets: In person at the BIAAZ office or by phone first Thursday of each month 3:00-4:00 pm and you may be asked to join in the USBIA Public Policy Committee calls the 3rd Wednesday of each month 1:30 pm EST.

 

Speakers Bureau Committee

Do you want to speak at BIAAZ events, education elected officials, inspire community members, medical professionals, and first responders about surviving and thriving after brain injury while promoting BIAAZ? We need care partners, survivors, and professionals to be a part of a robust pool of speakers that we can deploy throughout the state to talk about brain injury on behalf of the only statewide organization to offer lifelong resources and support to the thousands of survivors of brain injury living in Arizona. Help us live our mission.  It is suggested that members also join the Events Committee so that they are up to date with the events and resources of BIAAZ.

 

Administrative Support

 

Our BIAAZ office serves over 3,000 families a year and makes over 10,000 neuro-referrals.  Help us keep our office running smooth.  We always need assistance with answering the phone, preparing mailings, organizing our resources, assisting walk-in clients. 

 

Internships

 

BIAAZ offers a variety of internships for the Butters Fund, Marketing, MSW students, and Public Policy.

 

The Noggin Newsletter 

 

Interview and write about traumatic brain injury survivors for BIAAZ’s newsletter, The Noggin.

Help edit The Noggin. 

Interview and write about a Professional Members in the BIAAZ community. 

 

Event Volunteer

 

Rays of Hope

Rays of Hope is a free educational conference for survivors of brain injury, unpaid caregivers of those with brain injury, and family members. As a volunteer, you’ll help us make the day a success for our over 350 attendees by assisting with a variety of tasks from check-in to assisting our presenters.

 

Camp Can Do

Camp Can Do is an annual event that takes place in at a fully accessible camp in Payson, AZ. Survivors of brain injury come from around the Country to enjoy time outdoors, build friendships, and try new things.  Volunteers are needed year-round for camp.  Fundraising and planning for camp takes place between November and June. The camp takes place in August. For on-site volunteers at camp priority is given for volunteers who are students of or practicing professionals in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, social work, or education.

 

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