Volunteers are very important to the daily function of the Epilepsy Foundation Alaska. Volunteering can be a rich, rewarding experience. EFAK hosts numerous opportunities for volunteers to plug-in on a short term or long term basis – whatever fits your schedule!
Our volunteers are expected to follow all policies and expectations set forth by the Advisory Board. In accordance with policy, EFAK will conduct background checks on all volunteers working with children. All volunteer positions are unpaid.
To begin volunteering with EFAK, please email Alaska@efa.org.
Assist children with epilepsy and other disabilities with a variety of camp activities, including sports, crafts, hiking, boating, etc. Work with other camp counselors to provide a fun, safe environment where campers can take risks, have new adventures and make new friends. Camp Discovery takes place each summer in Auburn, WA and Rockaway Beach, OR. Desire to care for, play with and engage children ages 7-16.Learn More About Camp Discovery
EFAK receives hundreds of calls a year for a representative to talk to a service club, school or company. CAN Volunteers (see CAN Volunteer section) volunteer to help start Walk teams and raise funds for EFAK, provide public speaking and/or one-to-one support and sharing of one’s personal experience with epilepsy. CAN Volunteer training sessions to become a certified CAN Volunteer are available through EFAK.Learn More About CAN Volunteers
Epilepsy Foundation Alaska holds 2 Walks to End Epilepsy each June in Anchorage and Ketchikan. Volunteers can assist with event planning, area set-up, day-of registration, take down and other needed activities at these events.
The Alaska Chapter is now taking applications for board membership. If you would like further information and an application, please contact Sharon Cupp, Epilepsy Foundation Alaska Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.