Why volunteer or intern with us?
You decide! Start here for ideas,
or bring your own!
RECEIVE ADDICTIONS TRAINING...
Get certified to be a facilitator in schools providing prevention education
Get scholarships to become an addictions professional
Receive training to become a grant writer
Attend addictions conferences to learn about the field
Get active on the state level! We’ll train you to be an advocate to speak to legislators about making prevention, treatment, and recovery a priority
MARKETING & MEDIA CAMPAIGNS...
Help to develop a marketing plan for Reality Check to serve more people
Create a media plan that includes social media, radio ads, news articles etc
Recruit graphic designers, communications, and more to help design ads
Help design and distribute educational materials to schools and businesses
Create recovery videos for the website, for theaters, for schools
EVENTS AND CAMPAIGN ORGANIZING...
Work on prescription take-backs events disposing of prescription drugs
Recruit youth and choose from a variety of youth campaigns to do
Partner with civic agencies (Lions, Elks, Rotary, Kiwanis) on youth events
Organize events for community members
Work with businesses to update policies to support people with addictions
Ask town offices to promote alcohol-free and smoke-free events
Encourage pharmacies to install prescription drug disposal boxes
Encourage businesses to have smoke-free campuses
Be a recovery speaker for events
Help coordinate and set up prevention and recovery events
HELP RAISE MONEY...
Help with fundraising — writing grants, organize events, asking for individual and corporate donations, business sponsorships, and setting up online platforms.
Volunteers can help organize events, work with youth, attend trainings, fundraise, design media plans, or even go to DC! Volunteers and interns complete an application and criminal background check.
You are .....
Professional in appearance and have a friendly manner
Dependable and on-time
Courteous & friendly, and do not use vulgarity in public
Self-directed and detail-oriented
Able to maintain confidentiality
You get .....
Attend general volunteer orientation
Office orientation (phone, records, documentation)
Training relevant to your interests paid for by us